Calendar

Breeze through our list of upcoming events and happenings for ways you can enjoy the Southampton Historical Museum.

UPCOMING

Thursday, February 25 05:30PM RESERVE SPACE

A Visit With Nigel Noble

Nigel Noble is an English film director and producer who won an Academy Award for Best Short Documentary for CLOSE HARMONY, his 30-minute film about a Brooklyn music teacher who works with fifth-graders as well as elderly men and women and decides to bring them together to form an intergenerational chorus. Mr. Noble will speak briefly about his lifelong interest in films that explore race, age and humanity. Then the film will be screened, followed by a short question-and-answer session. Co-sponsored with the Rogers Memorial Library. Register at www.myrml.org or call 283-0774 ext. 523.
FEE: Free Admission
LOCATION: The Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Road

Thursday, March 3 02:00PM RESERVE SPACE

Weekly Guided Tours of the Rogers Mansion

The Rogers Mansion has always been a vibrant center of activity in Southampton, but perhaps never more so than when Samuel L. Parrish was in residence from 1899 – 1932. In this guided tour, visitors will get to experience what Southampton was like when it was established as a fashionable summer resort. Tours will run EVERY Thursday at 2pm starting Thursday, March 3rd and ending Thursday, December 29th.
FEE: $4, Free for children and members, Please RSVP
LOCATION: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY

Wednesday, March 16 06:00PM RESERVE SPACE

Irish Soda Bread Workshop

With Saint Patrick’s Day approaching this is the perfect time to make some delicious Irish Soda Bread with Deborah Lukasik from “Southampton Soap.” Everyone’s Irish Eyes will be smiling when you serve this moist and delicious soda bread. Please bring a 10” cast iron skillet or cake pan, and something to do during bake time. Participants will leave with one soda bread and recipe. Wine and cheese will be served. Call the museum at 631-283-2494 to register, payment due at time of registration. Co-sponsored with the Rogers Memorial Library.
FEE: $25 for members, $35 for non-members
LOCATION: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane

Thursday, March 24 11:09AM RESERVE SPACE

Long Island Women During the Revolution with Natalie Naylor

Long Island women bore more than their share of suffering during the years of the Revolution. Professor Emerita Natalie Naylor, who taught Long Island and American social history for more than 30 years at Hofstra University and is a Long Island history scholar, will talk about the little-known role of Long Island women during the years of the American Revolution. To RSVP please call the Museum at 631-283-2494.
FEE: Free Admission
LOCATION: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane

Friday, April 1 03:00PM RESERVE SPACE

Save Your House: Historic Preservation Options

Join the Southampton Historical Museum, Peconic Land Trust, The Town of Southampton Landmarks and Historic District Board & the Rogers Memorial Library for a workshop organized to promote the preservation of our local architectural heritage. A panel of experts will discuss the benefits of and opportunities for preservation, including how to use available conservation tools and resources. Preserve your historic house for future generations! Wine and cheese will be served. Reservations are appreciated. Please call the museum at (631) 283-2494 to reserve your space.
FEE: Admission by voluntary donation.
LOCATION: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton

Thursday, April 7 11:00AM RESERVE SPACE

Beyond Downton Abbey: Gilded Age Society New York & London with Marilyn Carminio

Marilyn Carminio will discuss three decades of high society on both sides of the Atlantic, from 1870s New York to the Edwardian Era in London. She will examine the intricate social codes of conduct as defined by “the” Mrs. Astor, society’s undisputed leader, along with the changes prompted by the appearance of the new rich, led by Mrs. Vanderbilt. The talk will also explore Edwardian England and the American “Dollar Princesses” who exchanged money for titles. Co-sponsored with the Rogers Memorial Library.
FEE: $5 includes talk & lunch. Reservations are required, please call 631-283-2492
LOCATION: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane

Saturday, April 9 04:00PM RESERVE SPACE

Grandma Mum & Me: An Old Fashioned English Tea

Join us for a program created especially for Grandmothers and Granddaughters. Enjoy an elegant English-style tea and cookies in the beautiful music room at the Rogers Mansion. After the program, participants are invited to take a self-guided tour of the Rogers Mansion. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
FEE: $10 for adults, $5 for members,  free for children, reserve by calling 631-283-2494
LOCATION: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane

Thursday, April 14 11:00AM RESERVE SPACE

African Americans Look Back

Come learn about the Hillcrest Community and lifestyle from those who experienced it firsthand. At this oral history program participants will reminisce on the history of the community, the Great Migration to the north, jobs obtained during that time, some of the influential people, entrepreneurship and their gathering place, the “Barber Shop”. Participants will also discuss the many changes that have occurred over the years, and the importance of “Community”. This discussion will be led by Brenda Simmons. Call the Museum at 631-283-2494 (Wednesday-Saturday; 11-4) for more information. Co-sponsored with the Rogers Memorial Library.
FEE: Free Admission
LOCATION: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane

Thursday, April 14 06:00PM RESERVE SPACE

Spring Has Sprung

The Southampton Historical Museum and The Rogers Mansion invite you to a welcome to Spring Workshop. Come meet new friends, enjoy wine and cheese, and learn the secrets of healthy lawn care with Hilary Woodward & Sally Van Allen “Reel Quiet Mowing” and Elizabeth Yastrzemski of “Elizabeth Yastrzemski Floral & Garden Design” who will share some of her secrets for creating attractive spring containers as well as for preparing and maintaining plantings. Take home a potted plant and informative material. Call the Museum at 631-283-2494 (Wednesday-Saturday; 11-4) to register. Co-sponsored with the Rogers Memorial Library.
FEE: $20 members/$30 non-members payment due at registration
LOCATION: Rogers Mansion 17 Meeting House Lane

Saturday, April 16 11:00AM RESERVE SPACE

Grandpa Pop & Me: The Wonder of Windmills

Learn about the significance of windmills on Long Island and make your very own windmill out of popsicle sticks. A take-home handout of Long Island windmills will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
FEE: $10 for adults, $5 for members, free for children, reserve by calling 631-283-2494
LOCATION: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane

Saturday, April 23 11:00AM RESERVE SPACE

Learn a Colonial Skill: Quill Pens & Diaries

Learn how to make your own quill pen, the most popular tool in in the 1700s. Children commonly practiced their penmanship by writing in diaries. In this workshop children will make their own quill pen and ink to write in their very own colonial diary. Recommended ages are 6-12. To register please call the Museum at 631-283-2494.
FEE: $5 for supplies, reserve by calling (631) 283-2494
LOCATION: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane

Thursday, April 28 11:00AM RESERVE SPACE

Three Teachers Reminisce

Join us for a stroll down memory lane as three now-retired longtime Southampton teachers talk about schooldays in simpler times. Featuring Judy Johnson, Esther Ricker, & Stanley Yastrzemski, with host Penelope Wright. Space is limited and reservations are required. Please call 283-2494 to register. Donations accepted at the door. Co-sponsored with the Rogers Memorial Library.
FEE: Free Admission
LOCATION: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane

Saturday, April 30 11:00AM RESERVE SPACE

Learn a Colonial Skill: Shrewsbury Cakes

This cake is really a cookie! Learn how to bake this colonial relative of the modern day sugar cookie, which was popular in the 1700s. Recommended ages are 6-12. To register please call the Museum at 631-283-2494
FEE: $5 for supplies, reserve by calling (631) 283-2494
LOCATION: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane

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