Win­ter­time and hol­i­day events planned

The Oneida Daily Dispatch (Oneida, NY) - - Front Page - By Matthew Urtz

From Thanks­giv­ing din­ners to “Christ­mas at Lorenzo,” there’s plenty to do this win­ter­time.

On Thurs­day, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m., the Town of Mar­shall Historical So­ci­ety will host a special pre­sen­ta­tion en­ti­tled “Lady Lib­erty: The Story of the Statue of Lib­erty.” Lo­cal Au­thor Ch­eryl Pula will present this en­ter­tain­ing story of the his­tory of the Statue of Lib­erty. There is no charge for this event. For more in­for­ma­tion, email mar­shall­his­tory17@gmail.com.

On Fri­day, Nov. 17 and Satur­day, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Chit­te­nango land­ing Canal Boat Mu­seum will host a special work­shop by David Sal­vetti en­ti­tled “Carved Stool.” Sal­vetti, of the Adiron­dack Folk School, will teach how to make a cherry stool in­clud­ing shap­ing the seat, fit­ting the legs and cross pieces. The project is a blend of pre­ci­sion wood­work­ing and work­ing by eye. At­ten­dees will leave with a fin­ished cherry wood stool. All tools and ma­te­ri­als nec­es­sary for the class will be pro­vided. Tu­ition and ma­te­ri­als are $220 for mem­bers of the Adiron­dack folk school and $260 for non-mem­bers. To regis­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.adiron­dack­folkschool.org/afs/in­dex. php?m=Course&cid=1132.

On Thurs­day, Nov. 23 at 1:30 p.m., the Oneida Com­mu­nity Man­sion House will host a Thanks­giv­ing Din­ner in the Oneida Com­mu­nity’s orig­i­nal Din­ing Room. Come and en­joy all the tra­di­tional fa­vorites at this buf­fet-style din­ner pre­pared by Patrick O’Con­nor’s AMove­able Feast. Reser­va­tions are re­quired. Tick­ets are $32 for adults, $16 for chil­dren aged 5-10. The price in­cludes the meal as well as the gra­tu­ity. For more in­for­ma­tion or to re­serve your spot, visit www. onei­da­com­mu­nity.org or call 315-363-0745.

On Thurs­day, Nov. 30, the Lorenzo State His­toric site will host its an­nual Christ­mas Pre­view Party. Gilded Glam­our will be the theme for this year’s pre­sen­ta­tion of “Christ­mas at Lorenzo.” At­ten­dees will be treated to a special evening of live mu­sic and sea­sonal de­lights. An ad­mis­sion fee is charged. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.friend­soflo­renzo.org, or call Diane Voss at 315-655-3200.

On Satur­day, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m., the Oneida Com­mu­nity Man­sionHouse will host a special pre­sen­ta­tion of “A Christ­mas Carol ... Re­told.” Bread­crumbs Pro­duc­tions and the Oneida Com­mu­nity Man­sion House in­vites you to a rather dif- fer­ent kind of the­atri­cal ex­pe­ri­ence. Fol­low Scrooge through the halls of the his­toric man­sion as you un­ravel this yule­tide tale of greed, guilt and for­give­ness. Learn on­ce­more what Christ­mas is all about as you take Tiny Tim’s hand, dance with Bob Cratchitt and en­gage with Spir­its of the past present and fu­ture. Tick­ets are $15 for youth (un­der 18), $20 for adult Oneida Com­mu­nity Man­sion House mem­bers and $25 for all other adults. For more in­for­ma­tion or to pur­chase tick­ets, visit www. onei­da­com­mu­nity.org or call 315-363-0745.

From Mon­day, Dec. 4 through Sun­day, Dec. 10 from 1-4 p.m., the Lorenzo State His­toric site will host its an­nual “Christ­mas at Lorenzo.” Gilded Glam­our will be the theme for this year’s pre­sen­ta­tion. With sup­port from the Friends of Lorenzo, this event will fea­ture re­fresh­ments, live mu­sic, sleigh rides (weather per­mit­ting) will be avail­able through­out the week­end. Or­na­men­tal crafts and hol­i­day treats will be fea­tured at the Rip­ple­ton school house on Sun­day. Ad­mis­sion is $6 for adults and $2 for chil­dren un­der 12. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.friend­soflo­renzo. org, or call 315-655-3200.

On Thurs­day, Dec. 7 and Fri­day, Dec. 8 from7-9 p.m., the Lorenzo State His­toric site will host its an­nual “Christ­mas by Can­dle­light at Lorenzo.” Gilded Glam­our will be the theme for this year’s pre­sen­ta­tion. With sup­port from the Friends of Lorenzo, this event will fea­ture re­fresh­ments and live mu­sic. Ad­mis­sion is $6 for adults and $2 for chil­dren un­der 12. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.friend­soflo­renzo.org,

or call 315-655-3200.

On Wed­nes­day, Dec. 13 from 10-11 a.m., the Chit­te­nango Land­ing Canal Boat Mu­seum will host their monthly “Cof­fee with Friends.” New and cur­rent vol­un­teers and com­mu­nity mem­bers are en­cour­aged to come in, re­con­nect and learn about op­por­tu­ni­ties avail­able at the mu­seum. There is no charge for this event. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.chit­te­nan­goland­ing.com.

On Sun­day, Dec. 31 at 4 p.m., the Na­tional Abo­li­tion Hall of Fame and Mu­se­umwill host their an­nual Eman­ci­pa­tionWatch Night. At­ten­dees will hear the his­tory of how the event came out over 150 years ago and then walk to the Vil­lage Green where they will help build a watch fire with the or­ga­niz­ers. More in­for­ma­tion to come.

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