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A Stockade Tea with Sylvie Briber 

We're kicking off another great season of Stockade adventures with a very special springtime tea! Our good friend Sylvie Briber will be our host, as she shares some of her favorite tales from the neighborhood. 


Earth Night 2024

Earth Night is an evening celebration of sustainability and living in harmony with the planet. Gather together with friends and neighbors as we present down-to-earth music, art, and workshops that honor Mother Earth and our natural surroundings. The fun starts at 4pm, and we’ll be on site until 8, finishing the evening with a campfire and stories from the Earth. 

Cider & Moonshine at the Mabee Inn

We’ll warm up the tavern and show you how colonial peoples crafted the beverages that sustained their society. Our own Mabee Farm hard apple cider and some classic Mohawk valley moonshine are on the menu!


Chris Thomas and his Smoke Dancers: A Haudenosaunee Social Dance

Onondaga artist Chris Thomas is one of this generation’s most celebrated smoke dancers, recognized for the beauty and fluidity of his steps. He is also an inspiring educator who uses performance to teach about Haudenosaunee culture and history, from the public schools to the festival stage.

$12.00 – $20.00

Secret Stockade Saturdays

The Stockade comes to life on this behind-the-scenes journey through the neighborhood. Enjoy museum admission, a guided neighborhood tour, exclusive access to two Stockade homes and gardens, and coffee and a treat at Arthur’s Market!


Glow and Behold: DIY Candlemaking with Sweet Sprig

Join us for a hands-on experience where you'll master the art of crafting beautiful soy candles, learning the secrets of scent blending and wick selection to create personalized luminous wonders for your space