The Passaic County Historical Society  


2014 Calendar of Events


Calendar subject to change. For up-to-date calendar information,
call  (973) 247-0085

Aug. 6 through Oct. 5
Exhibit: Pancakes, Patties and Pies:  The History of the Silk City Diner Company of Paterson. Since the first American diner opened in 1872, diners have become an iconic representation of the American lifestyle.  Learn how the Paterson Vehicle Company contributed to this phenomenon.  Regular museum admission applies.
Sept. 21
Sunday
Exhibit Reception:  2 p.m. at Lambert Castle. Manufacturing Roadside Landmarks:  The Story of Paterson's Silk City Diners.  Co-curator and author Michael Gabriele will talk about the history of the Silk City Diner and its legacy.  Regular admission applies.
Sept. 27
Saturday
Passaic County History Fair:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lambert Castle.  
Sept. 30
Tuesday
Beefsteak and Tricky Tray Fundraiser:  6:30 p.m. at the Brownstone, 351 West Broadway, Paterson, NJ.  Enjoy the Brownstone's Famous "All You Can Eat Beefsteak Dinner" and our fabulous Tricky Tray  which includes restaurat gift certificates, gourmet baskets, DisneyWorld Passes and much more.  $50.  Call 973-247-0085 or print and mail Reservation Form.

Oct. 6 to Nov. 6Castle Closed to set-up for the Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique.
Oct. 11
Saturday
PCHS Genealogy Club Meeting: 10 a.m. at Lambert Castle.  Speaker Melissa Johnson will be presenting Going Paperless - Digitizing your Genealogical Research.  Melissa  is a professional genealogist specializing in NJ/NY and British research.
Nov. 7
Friday
PCHS Holiday Boutique Wine & Cheese Preview Night: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Lambert Castle.  $15 per person, includes 2 return visits.
Nov. 8
Saturday
PCHS Genealogy Club Meeting: 10 a.m. at the Louis Bay Library, Hawthorne, NJ.  Program: Presenting the Evidence by Bob Stein.
Nov. 8 to Nov. 3027th Annual Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique
Open Wednesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 pm.  (Closed Thanksgiving Day).  No strollers or carriages, please
Nov. 12
Wednesday
PCHS Quarterly Meeting:  7 p.m. at the Louis Bay Library, Hawthorne, NJ.
Business meeting of the Society followed by Rosie the Riveter and her sisters:  The Women of World War II.  Rosie and her sisters changed America forever, not only by their work during the war but also by expanding the presence of women in the workplace, the arts and professions.  The presentation explo how they proved their capabilities by stepping into the places of the men who went to war, what they accomplished in jobs and situations that were considered outside the sphere of women, and how they paved the way for the feminist revolution of the 60s.  Program presented by Trish Chambers.  Regular  admission applies to non PCHS members. PCHS members free.
Dec. 6
Saturday
PCHS Genealogy Club Holiday Brunch:  10 a.m.  Clifton Senior Center, Clifton, NJ
Dec. 10-12
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Dec. 15-16
Gingerbread Houe Competition Drop-Off :  9a.m. to 3 p.m.  Children aged 6 to 16 are invited to deliver their hoemade gingerbread houses to be displayed at Lambert Castle from Dec. 17th through Jan. 4th.  The best house(s) will be judged and the winner(s) will receive a prize.  Entering a house is free.  Call ahead before delivery 973-247-0085 x 201.
Dec. 12
Friday
Bell Ringers by Candlelight:  6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lambert Castle.  Listen to the Valley Ringers perform Christmas music on their bells as you tour the Castle by candlelight.  Tour is self-guided.  Light refreshments provided.  Admission Adults $12, Seniors $10, Children $8.
Dec. 14
Sunday
Storytelling and Sing-along with Santa and Mrs. Claus: 1 p.m to 3 p.m.   Join us as Santa and Mrs. Claus visit Lambert Castle to tell some stories and sing some holiday songs.  Recommended for children under 10 years old. Tickets $15 for one adult and one child.  Each additional adult or child iss $5.  Limited seating; reservations required.  Call 973-247-0085 x 201 for reservations.
Dec. 17 to Jan. 4Lambert Castle Holiday Tours: 1 p.m.-4 p.m.  Wednesday through Sunday.  Take a tour of Lambert Castle and see the rooms decorated for the holidays.  Regular admission fees apply.
Dec. 12 to Mar. 29Exhibit:  A Closer Loook at our Community: The Fine Art of Mark Oberndorf.  3rd floor gallery at Lambert Castle.  Regular admission fees apply.

For information about any of the above meetings or programs, or in the event of inclement weather, please call the office at 973-247-0085.

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