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Sun, Jan 29


River Edge

Brigid's Day and Candlemas

Midway between winter solstice and spring equinox, peoples of the northern hemisphere have long celebrated the birth of spring on Brigid's Day and Candlemas.

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Brigid's Day and Candlemas
Brigid's Day and Candlemas

Time & Location

Jan 29, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

River Edge, 1201 Main St, River Edge, NJ 07661, USA


About the Event

Come celebrate Brigid’s Day and Candlemas with the Bergen County Historical Society on Sunday January 29th, 1 pm- 4:30 pm at Historic New Bridge Landing 1201 Main Street, River Edge NJ.

New exhibits featuring BCHS’s lighting collections in the Steuben House including "Seeing the Past Through a Different Light."

Richard  Stillman joins us with Irish Storytelling and a musical program including step dancing, bagpipes, mandolin and banjo from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm.

All three 18th century Jersey Dutch sandstone houses are open for tours throughout the day.

Be sure to stop by the tavern for some seasonal refreshments and visit the gift shop.

Don’t forget to visit the society’s out-kitchen where interpreters will be demonstrating the 18th century craft of candle making using authentic materials.

Adults: $12, Students: $7, BCHS members Free. 100% goes to our mission. 

Free parking available on site. Dogs are permitted on the grounds (not in the houses).

For additional information, email us at, or call 201-343-9492 and leave a message.


  • Event Tickets

    Brigid's Day & Candlemas BCHS Members are Free. If you make a paid reservation, we'll have your name at the gate.

    From $7.50 to $12.50
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    • $12.50
      +$0.31 service fee
    • $7.50
      +$0.19 service fee



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