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Walking Tour: Stockade Sacred Spaces

Schenectady has long been home to peoples of many faiths. The various churches of the Schenectady Stockade stand out for their beauty and storied history. In this tour, we’ll explore these spaces and hear their stories from the people who keep them sacred today.

Free – $13.00

Earth Night 2023

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. 


Barn Raising Workshop

Building a barn is one of the biggest jobs on a colonial farm. In this workshop, kids will have to roll up their sleeves and work together to build a giant model of our Dutch Barn. We’ll learn period woodworking techniques, basic timber framing, and timeless teamwork skills.

Free – $10.00

Secret Stockade

The Stockade and its secrets come to life on this behind-the-scenes journey through the neighborhood. Though a national historic district, the Stockade is alive with the sights and sounds of a vibrant, ever-changing neighborhood. Walk its storied streets, meet local characters, and learn its legends and lore as we journey across history.


Mohawk River Living History Weekend

The Brigade of the American Revolution will take over Mabee Farm Historic Site for the weekend, presenting an expansive immersion event focused on the 18th century.


Workshop: Summer Wreath

Get your front door ready for summer by crafting a red, white, and blue deco mesh wreath! Tavia Hoover, proprietor of Tavia's Wreath Boutique, will lead us in creating a wreath perfect for celebrating summer and showing off your American pride.