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Sat 11 May
Preservation Month Speaker: Connie Barone Presents the Significance of Horse Island
Saturday, May 11, 2024 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
In 2019 the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation acquired a 24-acre property on Horse Island to become part of Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site. National Park Service and American Battlefield Trust consider Horse Island to have multi-national significance and be one of the 'top two War of 1812 sites' in the country. Join Connie Barone, Historic Site Manager of Sackets Harbor Battlefield as she shares the history, significance, and plans for the interpretation of the War of 1812 and "Our Whole History" of Horse Island. 
*Admission is free*
Sat 15 Jun
Fourth Annual Cazenovia Pride Fest & Parade
Saturday, June 15, 2024 11:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
The parade steps off from behind the Cazenovia Public Library at 11:30AM, walking down Albany Street to Lorenzo State Historic Site. Once there, we will celebrate each person's uniqueness and come together to Love Out Loud! Food trucks, vendors, entertainment and fun for everyone!
*Event admission is free*
Sat 29 Jun
Art as Memory: What We Leave Behind- Meet the Exhibit Curator
Saturday, June 29, 2024 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
Join us to meet Elisabeth Genter Montevecchio, Guest Curator of our 2023-2024 exhibition. View some of the personal expressions of art left behind by Lorenzo's residents and their families. As you explore, consider: what did your ancestors create for you to remember them by? What will you leave for your descendants? What does history look like to you? This exhibit made possible thanks to a New York Public Humanities Grant. Exhibit on view with guided tours through October 14, 2024. The event includes a mansion tour and light refreshments. 
*Event admission is free*
Fri 19 Jul
46th Lorenzo Driving Competition
Friday, July 19, 2024 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
The Lorenzo landscape will set the backdrop for the 46th annual Lorenzo Driving Competition, a display of horse and carriage driving skill, timing, and style. Exhibits, sales, refreshments, and demonstrations are also offered. Sponsored by the Lorenzo Driving Competition, Inc. Admission to the show is free. For more information visit lorenzodriving.org or email lorenzodriving@gmail.com 
Sat 20 Jul
46th Lorenzo Driving Competition
Saturday, July 20, 2024 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
The Lorenzo landscape will set the backdrop for the 46th annual Lorenzo Driving Competition, a display of horse and carriage driving skill, timing, and style. Exhibits, sales, refreshments, and demonstrations are also offered. Sponsored by the Lorenzo Driving Competition, Inc. Admission to the show is free. For more information visit lorenzodriving.org or email lorenzodriving@gmail.com 
Sun 21 Jul
46th Lorenzo Driving Competition
Sunday, July 21, 2024 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
The Lorenzo landscape will set the backdrop for the 46th annual Lorenzo Driving Competition, a display of horse and carriage driving skill, timing, and style. Exhibits, sales, refreshments, and demonstrations are also offered. Sponsored by the Lorenzo Driving Competition, Inc. Admission to the show is free. For more information visit lorenzodriving.org or email lorenzodriving@gmail.com 
Sun 08 Sep
Limestone Creek Hunt Club's - Parade and Blessing of the Hounds
Sunday, September 8, 2024 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
At 9:00AM join LCH for the annual Parade of Hounds through Cazenovia. Signifying the start of the official "hunt" season, it begins at the village green on Emory Ave., next to Sullivan and Albany Streets, around the corner by the Brae Loch and on to Lorenzo. Following the parade there will be the traditional Blessing of the Hounds on the front lawn of Lorenzo (approximately 9:30AM)
*Admission is free*
Sun 15 Sep
Lorenzo Fine Art Tour
Sunday, September 15, 2024 02:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
Join art historian Elisabeth Genter Montevecchio for a free 45-minute tour highlighting Lorenzo's amazing fine art collection including works by Sanford Gifford, Edward Moran, Jasper Cropsey, Dwight Williams, and 17th century Dutch Masters. Reservations required, as space is limited. Call 315-655-3200, ext. 106 or email: jacqueline.roshia@parks.ny.gov
*Admission to the program is free*
Wed 04 Dec
Friends of Lorenzo Christmas Preview Party
Wednesday, December 4, 2024 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
The Friends of Lorenzo will showcase the bedecked Mansion at their annual Preview Party as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Christmas at Lorenzo! For the anniversary we will be revisiting the past, with each room decorated in a previous year's theme. Members and their guests are treated to a special evening of live music and seasonal delights! To purchase tickets or become a member, visit https://www.friendsoflorenzo.org/
Tue 10 Dec
Christmas at Lorenzo- Guided Tours
Tuesday, December 10, 2024 until Friday, December 13, 2024 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
Join us for a traditional tour of the Mansion and holiday decorations. This year is the 50th Anniversary of Christmas at Lorenzo and for the occasion we will be revisiting the past, with each room decorated in a previous year's theme! Private group tours of 8 or more may also be scheduled through the end of December by calling (315)655-3200, ext. 106. 
*Holiday admission: $6 per person; $2 per child, ages 12 and under*
Thu 12 Dec
Lorenzo's Christmas Celebration
Thursday, December 12, 2024 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
This year is the 50th Anniversary of Christmas at Lorenzo and for the occasion we will be revisiting the past, with each room decorated in a previous year's theme! With support from the Friends of Lorenzo, this annual holiday celebration will feature a tour of the decorated mansion, refreshments, live music, and horse-drawn sleigh/wagon rides. In addition, on Saturday and Sunday, holiday crafts for "kids of all ages" will be featured at the Rippleton Schoolhouse. 
*Holiday admission: $6 per person; $2 per child, ages 12 and under*
Fri 13 Dec
Lorenzo's Christmas Celebration
Friday, December 13, 2024 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
This year is the 50th Anniversary of Christmas at Lorenzo and for the occasion we will be revisiting the past, with each room decorated in a previous year's theme! With support from the Friends of Lorenzo, this annual holiday celebration will feature a tour of the decorated mansion, refreshments, live music, and horse-drawn sleigh/wagon rides. In addition, on Saturday and Sunday, holiday crafts for "kids of all ages" will be featured at the Rippleton Schoolhouse. 
*Holiday admission: $6 per person; $2 per child, ages 12 and under*
Sat 14 Dec
Lorenzo's Christmas Celebration
Saturday, December 14, 2024 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
This year is the 50th Anniversary of Christmas at Lorenzo and for the occasion we will be revisiting the past, with each room decorated in a previous year's theme! With support from the Friends of Lorenzo, this annual holiday celebration will feature a tour of the decorated mansion, refreshments, live music, and horse-drawn sleigh/wagon rides. In addition, on Saturday and Sunday, holiday crafts for "kids of all ages" will be featured at the Rippleton Schoolhouse. 
*Holiday admission: $6 per person; $2 per child, ages 12 and under*
Sun 15 Dec
Lorenzo's Christmas Celebration
Sunday, December 15, 2024 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
This year is the 50th Anniversary of Christmas at Lorenzo and for the occasion we will be revisiting the past, with each room decorated in a previous year's theme! With support from the Friends of Lorenzo, this annual holiday celebration will feature a tour of the decorated mansion, refreshments, live music, and horse-drawn sleigh/wagon rides. In addition, on Saturday and Sunday, holiday crafts for "kids of all ages" will be featured at the Rippleton Schoolhouse. 
*Holiday admission: $6 per person; $2 per child, ages 12 and under*