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A History Erased: Free Black Schenectadians of the 19th Century

We’ll screen SCHS' 2022 documentary, "A History Erased," which is based on extensive research utilizing 19th century censuses and records. The filmmaker (and our Historian and Educator), Mike Diana will then lead a discussion about how this community

Full Moon Snow Walk

Celebrate the Snow Moon with a short illuminated walk in the woods of the Woestyne.  Afterwards, we'll make a fire in the Inn's historic fireplace, and docents will share colorful stories and tall tales from our local area.

Free – $10.00

Schenectady Wine Society

We'll sample wines that are perfect for the warming days and cool nights of spring. Join your hosts, Buffy Leonard and city historian Chris Leonard on a tasting and history tour of their favorite wines for the season.


Mabee Maple Day

In this family-friendly program, you’ll learn the process of making maple syrup, from colonial techniques to later innovations.


Workshop: Watercolor Collage

After learning different watercolor painting techniques, we will create a free-flowing, abstract painting.


Christ Church Duanesburg Restoration Project

Rev. Alistair Morrison, current rector, and Steve Schrade, church historian, will share details of the church’s history and the historic preservation work currently underway.