“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.”
-Anne Bradstreet
Spring brings so many wonderful happenings to the Museum Farm!
We hope you’ll find something at Hallockville that you enjoy.
Join in on a workshop to learn a new (or familiar) skill, celebrate local agricultural traditions, or come walk the grounds and gardens to appreciate the change of season.
We welcome everyone this Spring to grow and learn on the Farm!
Hallockville Museum Farm and Long Island Traditions Present:
Maritime Traditions
*partial support from the New York State Council on the Arts*
Maritime Traditions: Decoy Carvers
April 7th, 1-3PM at Hallock State Park Preserve
Join us in welcoming four native Long Island decoy carvers: George Rigby Jr., Scott Lechmanski, Captain Jack Combs and Don Michne. Come spend the afternoon enjoying, viewing and learning about one of our island’s maritime folk art traditions.
Please click over to our events page,
Maritime Traditions, for more information on each of the decoy carvers!
Reservations are required. Tickets may be purchased in advanced by calling Hallockville Museum Farm at 631.298.5292 or online. Advance tickets are $10.
Tickets at the door may be purchased on a first-come first-served basis for $15 each or two tickets for $25. Space is limited.
Monthly Happenings
Old Time Jam Band: Jam Sessions
March 28, April 11 & 25, May 9 & 23
6:30PM – 9:30PM in the Naugles Barn
Join this unique group of talented musicians for some jam sessions in the barn! If you’d like to join in, bring your instrument. Just want to listen? Come on down!
Email us with questions or visit their Meetup Page!
Quilt & Stitch Group Meeting
April 27th, 1-4PM in the Hudson House
Join this relaxed group, interested in preserving and sharing the hand folk arts of quilting and needlework in a historic setting.
To learn more about the Quilt and Stitch Group and their activities, visit their website!
Wood Carving Club Meetings
March 31, April 28, & May 26
1-4PM in the Hudson House
Join this group of carving enthusiasts! All skill levels are welcome, just bring a carving knife (or we’ll lend you one!) and some ideas for a project and we will help you on your way.
Any questions about skill level or project ideas, please contact the groups coordinator, Mark Vosburgh.
Hallockville War of 1812 Tour
April 13th, 9AM-12PM
Take part in this guided historic tour around the grounds of Hallockville Museum Farm, lead by Richard Wines. During the outing, participants will learn about the War of 1812 and the effect it had on our museum farm and local community!
Registration is being coordinated through the library:
Call The Riverhead Free Library at 631-727-3228
Visit the programs registration page online by CLICKING THIS LINK
Spring Programs and Workshops
Intro to Macrame: Plant Hanger
April 5th, 6-8PM in the Hudson House
Join instructor, Justine Moody, in learning the basics of macrame knot making and go home with a handmade hanging planter.
Come to class with your favorite potted plant and leave with a decorative plant hanger that will add something special to your home!
$40 members | $50 non-members
$15 materials fee due at time of class
Spring Pysanka Workshops
April 7th & May 5th, 1-4PM
in the Hudson House
The Spring workshops, lead by instructor Hannah Ritter, will feature floral designs based on traditional motifs. Several designs and color variations will be presented, and dye color choices will be available.
Sessions will be suitable for both beginners and experienced eggers, and students can attend both sessions.
Members: $40 | Non-Members: $50
or for BOTH Sessions
Members: $80 | Non-Members: $100
Beginner Bistro Bread Basket
April 13th, 10AM – 3PM
in the Hudson House
Join instructor, Barbara Chuvalas, for this beginners basket weaving class! Students will learn the base lay out of basket weaving, continuing with the weaving and rim placement, to create a beautiful Bistro Bread Basket. This basket will complement your table and can be dressed up or down for any event!
$65 Members | $75 Non-Members
$19 materials fee due at time of class
Floral Design Made Easy
April 27th, 10AM-12PM in the Hudson House
Join instructor, Diane Schwindt, in learning the art of floral design! Participants will learn the tricks of the trade such as; choosing the appropriate plant materials, how to incorporate store bought flowers, and add in elements of surprise! Come join us for this first time, two hour workshop and complete a beautiful floral arrangement to bring home!
Members: $25  |  Non-Members $30
Festivals and Fairs
North Fork Horseradish Festival
May 4th, 11AM-5PM
(Rain Date May 5th)
Come join us in celebrating your love (and ours) of horseradish this spring!
Enjoy horseradish inspired fare with local wine, craft beer & products from both the North and South Fork Farms!
Generous samples of horseradish provided while food & drinks are pay as you go!
Adults – $10.00
Family of 4 (Max 2 Adults) – $20.00
Children under 12 – Free
Long Island Fleece & Fiber Fair
May 18th & 19th 10AM-4PM
The Long Island Fleece & Fiber Fair is the first in the region to bring together the diversity of fiber arts activities!
Visitors will see and learn how local artisans craft wool and other animal fiber into beautiful finished pieces of clothing and art.
The fair provides two fun-filled days of demonstrations and hands-on learning that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Visit both days for a variety of demonstrations, workshops and local artisans selling their handmade supplies and products!
There is something for everyone!
Visit our website to learn more about the Fair or join our facebook group to stay up-to-date on all Fair happenings!
Ticket sales will go live on our website soon, so stay tuned!




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