Jonathan Sherman working on our large Stephenson
January 19 Treasure Exchange re-opens on
a limited schedule
In January through March the exchange will only be open on
Saturday. They will
re-open full-time in April (see below).
January 28 Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting will take place at 5pm on January 28th, 2013 at Founder's
Landing on Hobart Road in Southold.
March 12 Potluck Supper
Join at 5:30 pm at Jeni's Main Street Grill, whose owner has volunteered the
space, for a fine
evening of homemade food and wonderfully crafted desserts. The Grill is
located next to the Prince Building on Main Road in Southold.
April 2 Treasure Exchange Opens Full-time
The Society's antiques and collectibles consignment shop (for more information
opens to the public for its full schedule beginning April 2, 2013 at the Society's Prince Building. Come and
hunt for that rare print, elegant chandelier, or vintage toy. Join us at the only Antiques and Collectibles consignment shop on
the North Fork! First consignments will be received April 2, 2013. From April on
the exchange is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm.
Consignments are welcomed on each Tuesday until 2pm.
April 5 Exhibit "Hal
Goldsmith - Early Baseball Photos" Opens
Hal Goldsmith was one of the only professional
baseball players to come from the North Fork. Join
us for a look at images from his professional career
during the 1920s. The exhibit will be on display in The Reichert Family
Center's Cosden Price Gallery through May 18!
April 11 April Showers Dinner
Join us this afternoon and evening for the Society's annual dinner at the
Soundview Inn on the Sound. There will be a fifty-fifty cash raffle as
part of the festivities. The dinner has seating available from the noon until the
8pm. Tickets are $25 per person and includes
salad, main course, coffee or tea, and dessert.
April 27 Annual Art Auction
At this event we will offer a variety of artworks by
living local artists (some will be present) as well as
those by the historic artists we know so well. $10 entry fee, includes wine and
hors d'oeuvres - spend the rest of your hard earned
money on a beautiful artwork for your home or office!
The Auction will be held at Castello di Borghese
Vineyard in Cutchogue, NY. Preview from 6:00 to
7:00, auction begins at 7pm. To view lots in the
auction, click on the 'Auction of Fine Art' link on our
May 5 Founder's Tea
event is for Members only!
May 25 Nautical Museum at Horton Point Lighthouse Opens
Visit our most popular attraction, the Horton Point Lighthouse that was
originally laid out by George Washington. Marvel at the Nautical and
Maritime artifacts. The Lighthouse is open Saturday and Sunday, 11:30 am -
4pm. For Memorial Day Weekend the Lighthouse will be open Saturday,
Sunday, and Monday (5/25-5/27).
June 1 Painting
The exhibit will be on display in The Reichert Family
Center's Cosden Price Gallery through June 29!
Watch for more details!
June 8 Annual Society Yard Sale
The Southold Historical Society will hold a garage sale on the front porch of
the Prince Building on Main Road on June 8th at 8:30am. The sale will include
material donated by various Society members to benefit our programs and
activities. Watch the papers for times!
July 2 Glenn Smith
Painting Exhibit Opens
In early July, we will host an exhibition of paintings by local artist, Glenn
Smith entitled “Views of the North Fork.” It will be on display from July
2 through July 14, 11am-5pm, at the Society's Reichert Family Center.
July 6 Maple Lane Complex opens to the Public
Bring out the family and enjoy a tour of our grounds, including the Ann
Currie-Bell House, Thomas Moore House, Pine Neck Barn and many other buildings.
Open Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday 1-4pm. Admission fee.
July 13 Summer
at Brecknock Hall
for this summer's special fundraiser at the beautiful
and historic mansion, Brecknock Hall. This years
summer gala will take place from 5pm to 8pm and will
include a silent auction, music, fine food and other refreshments.
July 13 Summer Exhibition "The Wickham Murders" opens
In 1854 Frances and James Wickham were brutally
murdered in their home in Cutchogue by a former servant.
The murders sparked one of the largest manhunts in
Suffolk County history. The exhibit will be on
display in The Mayne Gallery in the Ann Currie-Bell
House through October 12! Watch for
July 15-19 Summer Morning Workshops
The Society is pleased again to offer its popular series of
workshops for children entering grades, 4, 5, & 6. All will take place at
the Museum’s Maple Lane complex. Workshops begin at 9 am and conclude
promptly at noon and a simple snack will be offered. Enrollment is limited. Call 765-5500 for
July 20 Herman Hyneman
Art Exhibition opens
Herman Hyneman was a noted painter during the late 19th and early 20th
centuries who was known for his beautiful depictions of young women. The
exhibit will be on display in The Reichert Family Center's Cosden Price Gallery
through September 21!
August 3 Annual Ice Cream Social
The annual ice cream social will take place on
Saturday, August 3rd from 1-4pm. Come and enjoy amazing ice cream,
hayrides, children’s games, tours, face painting, live music, and other great activities. Admission is free, but tickets need to be
purchased on-site for ice cream and for activities.
September (TBD) Fall
Lecture Series Begins
Each year the Society hosts half a dozen experts in
regional history in cooperation with Peconic Landing in
Greenport. Watch for your mailer!
October (TBD) Step Back
in History Week Programs
Children from all over the North Fork come to the Historical Society for a
series of educational (and fun!) activities. Nearly 1,000 children will
attend this series again where they will learn about daily life in the past..
October 3 -12 North
Shore Art Guild Exhibit Opens
Join us for a juried exhibit by the North Shore Art
Guild. Read more about this exhibit
October 12 Complex Closes
October 14 Horton Point Lighthouse Closes
November 16 Fall Exhibit
"Decoys by the DeMott Family" Opens
The DeMott family of western Long Island are among
the more famous decoy making family's from our shores.
Join us for a look at how their wonderful decoys were
made. The exhibit will be on display in The Reichert Family
Center's Cosden Price Gallery through December 15!
November 14 Harvest Dinner
Join us on November 14th from 12noon -8pm for our new
Harvest Dinner. The dinner, which will take
place at the Soundview Restaurant, will feature "comfort
food" as we begin our descent into the winter months.
Tickets are $20 per person and there will also be a
50/50 cash raffle. Entree choices for the evening
include Pot Roast and Salmon.
November 29 Annual Candlelight Holiday Tour
The Southold Historical Society will host its annual Candlelight Tour at the
Museum grounds on the Main Road opposite the Firehouse on Friday November 29,
2013 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. All buildings will be decorated for the holiday
season and open to the public. Farm and home craft demonstrations will take
place in the various buildings, strolling musicians will be on the grounds,
Santa will be visiting, and refreshments will be served. The annual tree
lighting at 5:00 p.m. will be accompanied by caroling led by the Southold High
School Chorus Ensemble. No admission charge, donations accepted.
December 1 Holiday Tea
This event is for
December 23 - January 1 Society Office Closed for the