Workshop: Basic Beading
Saturday, March 2 at Mabee Farm – 10am • $45 + materials
Learn how to make and finish a necklace, bracelet and earring set like a pro! In this five-hour workshop, taught by certified jeweler Tina Feather Souilliard of Beads Of A Feather, students will learn basic wire wrapping and beading, how to use a design board and tools, and will be introduced to design and crafting techniques. Materials will be provided in kits with a variety of choices and color schemes. Wire wrapping can take several practice attempts, and materials will be provided to ruin in this process until a nice wrap is established. Cost is $45 plus a materials fee.
Who was the "Miss" that became Mrs.? Saturday, March 9 - 2pm @ 32 W• Free for members or $5
Join genealogist Tina Post for a program that will help both
novice and intermediate genealogists. March is Women’s
History Month. Have you found the elusive maiden name
of the women who married the men in your family tree?
This talk will provide some case studies and clues to aid in
finding her identity!
Drink the Seasons: Ides of March Friday, March 15 - 6pm @ Brouwer House • $25
It's the Ides of March, a day celebrating the first full moon
of the new year. And indeed, spring is on its way! Led by
historian John Gearing, we’ll sample a variety of seasonal
libations, made with locally grown ingredients. Get cozy in
Schenectady's oldest home as we welcome spring!
Tickets at www.schenectadyhistorical.org/workshops
Nestled on the Mohawk River, Mabee Farm is the perfect place for toe-tapping bluegrass, folk, and great beer! Join us monthly near the full moon for a night of Americana and beer from Wolf Hollow Brewing Company.
2019 Howlin' Concert Series
Wednesday, January 23: Running the River
Tuesday, February 19: Washington County Line
Friday, March 22: Rusticator
Thursday, April 18: The Nellies
Saturday, May 18: Dyer Switch
Tuesday, June 18: TBD
Tuesday, July 16: TBD
Thursday, August 15: TBD
Thursday, September 12: TBD
Thursday, October 17: TBD
Tuesday, November 12: TBD
Summer concerts take place in Mabee Farm's historic 1760s Dutch barn. Winter concerts are held in the Franchere Center at Mabee Farm. Admission is $6 and refreshments -- including beer and wine -- are available for purchase.
Slavery and Dutch-Palatine Farmers with Travis Bowman Saturday, March 23 - 2pm @ Mabee Farm • Free for members or $5
How did middle class farmers in New York interact with
slavery? Travis Bowman, Senior Curator of the New York
State Bureau of Historic Sites will discuss the surprisingly
large role that slavery played in colonial and revolutionary
era New York. Mr. Bowman will examine how slavery
evolved in New York under the Dutch, British, and American
systems of government, and how the institution was
utilized at a local and personal level among immigrants and
their descendants in the Hudson and Mohawk Valleys.
Part of the "A Dishonorable Trade" exhibit and lecture series.
Terminal Contracts: The Barge Canal and Public Access with Craig Williams Saturday, March 30 - 2pm @ 32 W• Free for members or $5
Craig Williams, formerly of the NYS Museum, is our region's foremost scholar on the Erie Canal. Join us for a conversation on Barge Canal terminals, including the now gone terminal in Schenectady, and how these public access points are still important today.
Enjoy a three-course meal in a traditional tavern setting! SCCC's Chef Thomas Dowd returns to prepare a new, tavern-inspired menu, including seasoned pork chops, grilled vegetables, and a specialty dessert. Local beverages will accompany the fare.