Events

  • Sun
    23
    Oct
    2016

    2-3:30 p.m.Raynham Hall Museum, 20 West Main Street, Oyster Bay, NY 11771

    Craft Workshop

    Puppet Workshop

    Join us for a fun Halloween craft for kids! Make your own spooky characters out of paper bags. Wear your creations to our Halloween parade on October 29. 

    Materials and treats provided. 

    $15 per child. Ages 5-12. Pre-registration required.

    Eventbrite - Puppet Workshop

     

     

  • Sat
    29
    Oct
    2016

    6:30 pmOyster Bay, NY

    Photo: Henry Christopher 2008 NYC Halloween Parade

    Photo: Henry Christopher 2008 NYC Halloween Parade

    Halloween Parade

    On Saturday, October 29, 2016 (rain date Monday, October 31) at 6:30 p.m. we will host a costumed parade through town! The parade will be led by ghost puppets designed by Superior Concept Monsters, Inc. Everyone (including your costumed furry friends) is welcome to join the parade!

    Stay after the parade for costume contests, dining and dancing. Food will be available for purchase from the Sausage Kings food truck.

    Route: From Christ Church parking lot on East Main Street down Audrey Avenue to Townsend Park (by the gazebo), and then to Oakcliff Sailing Center (4 South Street) for the party

    Please call Raynham Hall at 516-922-6808 or Main Street Association at 516-922-6982 for information on joining or becoming a sponsor.

     

  • Sat
    12
    Nov
    2016

    2-3:30 p.m.Raynham Hall Museum, 20 West Main Street, Oyster Bay, NY 11771

    Maurice the Mouse

    Illustration Workshop

    Publish your own story illustrations, starring Maurice, the elusive house mouse of Raynham Hall! Learn from well-known illustrator and artist Mike Goudket, who will instruct and demonstrate the art of illustration.

    Materials and snacks provided.

    $15 per child. Ages 5-12. Pre-registration required. 

    Eventbrite - Illustration Workshop

  • Sat
    12
    Nov
    2016

    2-3:30 p.m.Raynham Hall Museum, 20 West Main Street, Oyster Bay, NY 11771

    Greeting Cards

    Greeting Card Workshop

    Make your own greeting cards just in time for the holidays!

    Materials and snacks provided.

    $15 per child. Ages 5-12. Pre-registration required.
    Eventbrite - Greeting Card Workshop

  • Sat
    12
    Nov
    2016

    4:00-6:00 p.m.Matinecock Lodge and Raynham Hall Museum, Oyster Bay, NY

    Maj. John Andre

    Spies’ Nest: Revelations of Maj. John André’s Activities in Oyster Bay

    In this lecture, Claire Bellerjeau, Raynham Hall’s researcher, will discuss two recently-discovered letters written in 1779 during Raynham Hall’s occupation by the British. These letters, from Maj. John André, Benedict Arnold’s chief intelligence contact among the British, to Gen. Henry Clinton, provide proof for the first time of André’s stay in Oyster Bay. 

    The lecture will be held on November 12 at 4 p.m. next door at Matinecock Lodge. Exhibition viewing and light refreshments will be served after the lecture at Raynham Hall Museum. Please call 516-922-6808 for more information. 

    — $25 members/$35 non-members for the opening lecture on November 12 at 4 p.m.

    Eventbrite - Spies' Nest: Revelations of Maj. John André’s Activities in Oyster Bay