2020 Calendar of Events

MARCH   

Exhibit Opening “George Way Treasures at Conference House” – Postponed 

Historic House Tours – Opening of Museum Postponed 

School Tours – All School Group Tours Canceled

APRIL

Auxiliary Tea – Saturday, April 4th – Canceled

Jazz Night – Saturday, April 18th – Canceled

Market Day – Saturday, April 25th – Canceled

MAY

Chair Rushing Workshop Series  – by Tina Kaasmann-Dunn – Canceled

Art Expo – May 16th – Canceled 

Summer  Workshops  Canceled 

SEPTEMBER 

Conference House Historic 1776 Challenge:  September 1 – October 31, 2020

Walk, run, skip, hop or jump a virtual 5k, 10k or a historic 177.6 miles to commemorate the Peace Conference that took place at Staten Island’s Conference House on September 11, 1776.

You can complete the challenge at your own pace, on your own schedule, and anywhere your feet can take youAll participants will receive cool swag!

https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/StatenIsland/1776Challenge

Register today and be a part of history! If you are unable to participate, you are welcome to make a donation through this page. Thank you for your support.

1776 Peace Conference Celebration Saturday, September 12th, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm (Rain Date: Sunday, September 13th)  – Canceled 

Historical re-enactment of 9/11/1776 Peace Conference and Life in Colonial America, Live Period Music & Dancing, Open Hearth Cooking,  Demonstration of 18th Century Trades, Children’s Activities                

Admission: $5 Adult, $3 Seniors, and $3 Child

OCTOBER

Halloween Fun…ANZA Saturday, October 10th, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm – Canceled

(Rain Date Sunday, October 11th)

General Admission: $5; Children under 3 – Free

Music, Refreshment Stand, Face Painting, Seasonal Activities & Games, Costume Parade

Auxiliary Tea – Saturday, October 24th,  Noon – 3:00 pm – Canceled

DECEMBER

Grand Illumination Tradition –  Starting Friday, December 4th at 5:00 p.m.

The Conference House will be radiant on weekends during the 2020 holiday season! Take a stroll in the Conference House Park and see the illuminated Grand Christmas Tree displayed in the Conference Room window in the glow of soft candlelight.  Enjoy the radiance of this holiday season with us every weekend  on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. from December 4, 2020 – January 1, 2021.  Although the museum is temporarily closed,  a special gift to the Staten Island Community continues!

Colonial ChristmasSunday, December 6th (Canceled)                                                                

We look forward to a healthy 2021 when we can offer this wonderful holiday event.  “Father Christmas” sends holiday greetings and his wish for a safe and healthy holiday season to all! 

For other exciting events in Conference House Park please visit

NYC Park Events Calendar

https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/conference-house-park

Location: The Conference House, 7455 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY  

Conference House Association Office is located in the Visitors Center at 298 Satterlee St. Staten Island, NY 10307

 Office Hours: Monday and  Thursday 10 AM – 3 PM          Phone: 718-984-6046

Conference House Museum is located at 7455 Hylan Blvd. Staten Island, NY  10307

House Tours  Temporarily Canceled 

Visit our Website: ConferenceHouse.org  

Email: Admin@conferencehouse.org  /  Like Us on Facebook: The Conference House / Follow Us on: Twitter / Instagram: @ConferenceHouse

Thank you for all the support!

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