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At-a-Glance 2016

May 19-21, 2017 — Opening Weekend at Hill Hold

Hill-Hold is open for the season! Visit Hill-Hold Museum for a wonderful trip back in time. There are always interesting and fun events and things to do for the entire family.

Learn more about Hill-Hold here.

June 3-4, 2017 — Opening Weekend at Brick House

Brick House tablescapeVisit this handsome dwelling that evolved from a gentlemen’s farm to a country estate. The interior is carefully maintained and always decorated in the current season’s colors.

Learn more about Brick House here.

June 4, 2017 — Wine Making & Tasting at Brick House
red wine

Call 845-615-3830 for more information about our popular wine making and tasting event.

August 1, 2017 —“Herb Day” at Hill Hold
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Join the Friends of Hill Hold for their annual fundraising “Herb Day Lecture and Luncheon.” The lecture is at 10:00am at the Skea Lodge. This year’s speaker is Master Gardener Cecilia Lillard. Cecilia’s presentation will be on herb themed window boxes.

Guests will enjoy a fabulous 3 course, herb inspired luncheon catered by the Eagle’s Nest under a tent on the front lawn of Hill-Hold Historic Homestead. There will also be door prizes, silent auction, raffle and shopping.  SOLD OUT.

September 3, 2017 —Brick House Museum closed for the season
Brick House Museum

Brick House is closed for tours for the season. Please check our holiday events.

October 8, 2017 — Hill Hold Closed for the Season
Hill-Hold Grounds

Hill-Hold is closed for tours for the season. Please check our holiday events.

October 14, 2017 — Pumpkin Festival at Hill Hold
pumpkin fest

On Saturday, October 14,  enjoy an afternoon of pumpkin rolling, guess the weight of the pumpkin, pumpkin painting, waxing leafs, scare crow making, face painting and a hay ride through the historic grounds of the homestead. Refreshments will be available for sale. $3.00 per person.

A terrific way for the family to spend a Fall afternoon!

November 18, 2017 — Thanksgiving at Brick House
Thanksgiving at Hill Hold

Please join us for our Annual Brick House Thanksgiving Celebration.

Each of the rooms at Brick House will be decorated with autumnal arrangements and the dining room will be set for a sumptuous Thanksgiving dinner. The original downstairs kitchen will feature items from the Goosetown Gift Shop and light refreshments.

The Brick House homestead was built in 1768 by Nathaniel Hill. The original carriage road will lead you to the house. The elegant Georgian style house and its adjoining farmland were passed down from father to son for 200 years. The house reflects seven generations of family furnishings ranging from Chippendale to Classical to Victorian.

For more information about the Brick House Thanksgiving Tour, please contact Orange County Parks at 845-615-3830.

Admission is $2 per child and $3 per adult.

December 9-10 and December 16-17, 2017 — Christmas Candlelight Tours at Hill Hold
Christmas Candlelight Tour

Stop by and enjoy a warm and nostalgic tour during our annual candlelight tours. The parlor will host the traditional holiday tree with the famous antique toys. Cooking over the open hearth. Refreshments will be available.