Sun, Dec 04|
Open House, All 3 Houses Open for Visiting.
Time & Location
Dec 04, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
River Edge, 1201 Main St, River Edge, NJ 07661, USA
About the Event
Start off the holiday season at Historic New Bridge Landing as the Bergen County Historical Society celebrates Sinterklaas Day on Sunday December 4th 1 pm- 4 pm. 1201 Main Street, River Edge NJ.
All three 18th century Jersey-Dutch sandstone houses including the state historic 1752 Steuben House will be open for tours throughout the day.
Be sure to stop by the Demarest House for a visit and a photo with Sinterklaas.
At 2 pm in the Campbell-Christie House BCHS volunteer Ariel Woll will be giving a Hanukkah presentation. She will demonstrate how the menorah is lit and will explain more about the history, traditions, and customs of the holiday.
Take a peek at the treasures in the gift shop for that unique holiday gift while you enjoy donuts, hot cider, and other seasonal treats.
Don’t forget to visit the society’s authentic Jersey Dutch out-kitchen where interpreters will be cooking Dutch stroop wafers, Dutch puff pancakes, sugared almonds, candied fruit peels and other Dutch holiday goodies.
Activities for families include pinecone bird feeder and ornament making throughout the afternoon.
Ticket reservations for the 37th Annual Colonial Christmas Concerts featuring Linda Russell and Companie will also be on sale.
Free parking available on site or take the train to the “New Bridge Landing” station on the Pascack Valley Line.
Dogs are permitted on site on a leash but not in the houses.
For additional information visit the society’s website www.bergencountyhistory.org, email: firstname.lastname@example.org , or call 201-343-9492 and leave a message.
The event is subject to change.
Face masks are not required but are optional for those who wish to wear them.