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Wed 21 Nov
Storytime at the Museum
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Preschoolers ages 1 to 5 (accompanied by a caregiver) can hear stories, sing songs and enjoy hands-on museum activities in the county’s oldest standing building!! Presented in partnership with the Yonkers Public Library.

11:00am-12:00pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: 1-5

Sat 24 Nov
Saturday Family Movie: Wreck-it Ralph
Saturday, November 24, 2018 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

The fall series of Saturday Family Movie moves along with Wreck-it Ralph! What your job is doesn’t define who you are as a person. Follow Ralph, a video game villain, as he wrestles with an identity crisis over being who he was made to be, or who he wants himself to be! All Saturday Family Movies are rated PG and free to attend. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket and refreshments. Each movie will take place at 3pm inside the Gothic Chamber of Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site.

3:00pm-5:00pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages

Thu 29 Nov
The Influence of the Dutch on the American Kitchen
Thursday, November 29, 2018 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

The Friends of Philipse Manor Hall are pleased to welcome back renowned Dutch culinary historian, Peter Rose, to the Manor! Her talk, The Influence of the Dutch on the American Kitchen, explores the food ways brought to America by the Dutch more than three centuries ago and the way these foods were adapted to the new circumstances. Images of seventeenth-century Dutch art works depicting various foodstuffs are part of the lecture. The lecture takes place at 6:30 and is free to attend!

6:30pm-8:00pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages

Sat 01 Dec
St. Nicholas Day
Saturday, December 1, 2018 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Join us in a celebration of Dutch holiday traditions as we welcome St. Nicholas to Philipse Manor Hall. Activities include a live performance of music and storytelling about holiday celebrations from around the world, holiday crafts, scavenger hunts, traditional baked goods and refreshments, PLUS a visit from St. Nicholas! Admission is free for the day!

12:00pm-3:00pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages

Tue 04 Dec
Holiday Tours Tuesday - Saturdays
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 until Saturday, December 29, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Tuesday-Saturday from Dec. 4 to Dec 29th (No tour on 12/12):

2pm tour. Come learn about the Dutch traditions that the Philipse family observed during the holidays in the 1700’s, and the origins of many different modern holiday traditions while viewing the festive decorations done by Morsemere Garden Club, and learning about the history of the Manor Hall.

2:00pm-3:00pm | Location: Yonkers | $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students. Free for children 12 and under. | Ages: All Ages

 

Thu 06 Dec
Downtown Yonkers Gallery Hop
Thursday, December 6, 2018 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Stop by each of the 4 major downtown galleries: Blue Door Art Center, PC4, Philipse Manor Hall and the Riverfront Library, the first Thursday of each month to view new and exciting exhibits of arts and culture!

5:30PM-7:30pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages

Sat 15 Dec
Gingerbread Spectacular
Saturday, December 15, 2018 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Presented by the Yonkers Downtown BID and the Friends of Philipse Manor Hall, from 2:00-4:00, stop by the Manor to help children create and decorate their own Gingerbread cookie! Local businesses will be submitting their own creations, and it's up to you to vote for the winner! The winning business will be announced at the end of the program. All activities for the day are free but supplies are limited to first come first serve.

2:00pm-4:00pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: 1-12

Tue 18 Dec
Candlelight Tours
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 until Saturday, December 22, 2018 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Under the cover of darkness, with only candles to light the way, come learn about the Dutch traditions that the Philipse family observed during the holidays in the 1700's, while viewing the festive decorations done by Morsemere Garden Club and learning about the history of the Manor Hall. $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students. Free for children 12 and under. Reservation not required but please call ahead to confirm availability.

7:00pm-8:00pm | Location: Yonkers | $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students. Free for children 12 and under. | Ages: All Ages

Registration: Optional
Sat 29 Dec
Saturday Family Movie Wall-E
Saturday, December 29, 2018 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

The fall series of Saturday Family Movie wraps up with a visit from one of the most lovable garbage robots of all time, WALL-E! All Saturday Family Movies are rated PG and free to attend. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket and refreshments. Each movie will take place at 3pm inside the Gothic Chamber of Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site.

3:00pm-5:00pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages