Wintertime and holiday events planned
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.