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October 2019

Tag Sale and Purse Party

October 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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New Castle Historical Society Tag Sale & Purse Party Friday, October 4th & Saturday, October 5th 10 am - 4 pm at the Horace Greeley House 100 King Street Chappaqua, New York 10514 914-238-4666 | Rain or Shine Purses ~ Antiques ~ Jewelry ~ Art ~ Collectibles Vintage Treasure ~ Mint condition household items & More Donations accepted! Must be in good condition.  Please no books, clothes, media items, electronics, sports equipment, children's toys or large furniture. DONATION DROP OFF DAY AT…

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Tag Sale and Purse Party

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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  New Castle Historical Society Tag Sale & Purse Party Friday, October 4th & Saturday, October 5th 10 am - 4 pm at the Horace Greeley House 100 King Street Chappaqua, New York 10514 914-238-4666 | Rain or Shine Purses ~ Antiques ~ Jewelry ~ Art ~ Collectibles Vintage Treasure ~ Mint condition household items & More Donations accepted! Must be in good condition.  Please no books, clothes, media items, electronics, sports equipment, children's toys or large furniture. DONATION DROP OFF DAY…

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Exhibition Opening: The History of EMS, featuring the Chappaqua Volunteer Ambulance Corps

October 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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October 19th 2019 - Two free events! Daytime Family Program (1 pm - 4 pm) Exhibition Opening: A History of EMS featuring the Chappaqua Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Bring your family and learn about CVAC through ambulance guided tours and equipment demonstrations. Evening Program supporting CVAC (6 pm - 9 pm)  Celebrate the opening of the exhibit The History of EMS in America, featuring the Chappaqua Volunteer Ambulance Corps! Wine and nibbles provided, plus terrific raffle items! All proceeds will benefit CVAC. For…

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November 2019

Film Screening: “All Things Bakelite: The Age of Plastic”

November 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bedford Playhouse Theater, 633 Old Post Rd
Bedford, NY 10506 United States
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On November 3rd, 2019, the Bedford Playhouse Theater, in collaboration with the New Castle, Bedford, and Mount Kisco Historical Societies, will show the award-winning 2018 documentary “All Things Bakelite: The Age of Plastic.” This joyous and provocative film tells the story of Belgian-born American chemist Leo Hendrik Baekeland, the “father of modern plastics.” In 1907, he made one of the most transformative discoveries of the 20th century: Bakelite, the world’s first wholly synthetic plastic. His discovery ushered in an explosion…

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Meet our Local Veterans

November 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Millwood Fire House, 100 Millwood Rd.
Millwood, NY 10546 United States
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On November 11, 2019, the New Castle Historical Society will host a “Meet our Local Veterans” program at the Millwood Fire House. 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the first celebration of Armistice (Veterans) Day. During the interval of interwar peace between WWI and WWII, “Armistice Day” was declared a federal holiday to commemorate the official end of WWI on November 11th, 1918. American society is currently more socially disconnected to the military than at any time since that interval…

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December 2019

Community Sing, Holiday Crafts, & Tree Lighting

December 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Artwork by Marjorie Perlin Save the Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019. All events are free and open to the public! Annual Schedule of Activities New Castle Community Sing presented by the Chappaqua Orchestra at Robert E. Bell Middle School (3:30 pm - 4:30 pm). TCO’s assistant conductor Davis Knobloch leads the orchestra’s annual holiday sing-along at Bell Middle School.  Old Fashioned Crafts Workshop, Greeley House (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) Children of all ages are invited to create old fashioned crafts and…

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October 2020

Online Lecture – Cooking by the Book: Celebrity Chefs, Cookbookery, and the Changing landscape of American Cuisine

October 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us online for a fascinating lecture by food historian Sarah Wassberg Johnson. Ms. Johnson will take us on a journey through America’s cuisine as told by cookbooks. Along the way we’ll meet celebrity chefs obscure and familiar from all over the country and across the decades. Spanning the late 18th century to the present, Wassberg Johnson discusses how cookbooks reflected and influenced changes in home cooking in the United States. Sarah Wassberg Johnson is The Food Historian - author, speaker,…

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November 2020

Online Panel Discussion: Connecting to Our Past Through Heirloom Fruits

November 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for the second program in our Food for Thought: A Tasty Exploration of Food, History, Culture and Community program. What does it mean when fruits are identified as “heirloom” and how can they connect us to our agricultural past? During this discussion participants will hear directly from several farmers who continue to grow these truly special fruits and the connection they provide to their farm and family history. Learn about some of the differences and any difficulties associated…

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December 2020

Holiday Gift Boutique

December 4, 2020 - December 12, 2020
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Featuring unique holiday gifts of silver, crystal, jewelry, accessories, artwork & more! Friday, December 4: 4:00 - 7:00 pm Saturday, December 5: 12:00 - 4:00 pm Sunday, December 6: 12:00 - 4:00 pm Thursday, December 10: 12:00 - 4:00 pm Friday, December 11: 4:00 - 7:00 pm Saturday, December 12: 12:00 - 4:00 pm Reservations are required and limited to four guests per available time. To make your holiday shopping reservation, please contact: Fran Osborne - pbofmo@aol.com 914-238-4901 Nancy Hurwitz - nancyhurwitz@optonline.net 914238-1349  …

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January 2021

POSTPONED Online Lecture: History and Home Cooking

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

History and Home Cooking Megan J. Elias, Associate Professor, Boston University During the pandemic many people have discovered or rediscovered home cooking. Working from home has turned the frantic after-work cooking rush into a slow all-day multi-stage process. All the dishes we didn’t have time to make before suddenly seem possible. And these new kitchen lives have also led people to reach out to family and friends for recipes. If we can’t eat with people, at least we can share…

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