2017 Champagne Reception

When: December 7, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Where: Loughran House, 296 Fair St, Kingston, NY 12401, USA

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Preparing for a New Year

When: May 13, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Where: Senate House State Historic Site, 296 Fair St, Kingston, NY 12401, USA Please join us while we plant our 18th century inspired vegetable and herb garden!  There will be demonstrations of sheep sheering, spinning and beekeeping. Children can enjoy

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Opening of New Exhibit-Kingston’s Stockade: New Netherlands Third City

When: April 8, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm Where: Senate House State Historic Site, 296 Fair St, Kingston, NY 12401, USA Please join us as we celebrate the unveiling of our first new permanent exhibit in over 25 years!  

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Sugaring Off: 18th Century Style

When: April 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Where: Senate House State Historic Site, 296 Fair St, Kingston, NY 12401, USA Please join us for our first event of the season-Sugaring Off: 18th Century Style. On April 8th, 2017, 11:00-3:00 there will be demonstrations of boiling maple sap

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Opening Day!

When: April 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Where: Senate House State Historic Site, 296 Fair St, Kingston, NY 12401, USA The site opens for the 2017 season. Guided tours by costumed interpreters. Prices: $4 for adults, $3 for seniors, 12 and under are free.

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Annual Meeting

When: June 9, 2016 @ 6:00 pm Uptown Kingston Architecture: From the Senate House to the Ulster County Office Building           At the annual meeting of the Friends of the Senate House, William Rhoads will present a slide talk, “Uptown Kingston Architecture: From the Senate House

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Holiday Champagne Reception at the Senate House

When: December 9, 2016 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Come join the Friends of the Senate House for our Annual Holiday Champagne Reception at the beautifully decorated historic Loughran House.   Tour the House, elegantly decorated for the holiday season, as you sip champagne and enjoy artisan cheeses and chocolates

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A Night at the Senate House with Jay Unger and Molly Mason

When: September 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Where: 296 Fair St, Kingston, NY 12401, USA Grammy Award-winning folk artists Jay Unger and Molly Mason will return to the Senate House once again to perform on the lawn of the Senate House State Historic Site, 296 Fair St., Kingston, on

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“The Festival of Trees” at the Loughran House: A Designer Showcase on the grounds of the Senate House State Historic Site

When: December 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm “The Festival of Trees” at the Loughran House (circa 1870) is a holiday celebration featuring a collection of designer-inspired Holiday Trees. While the Lawns of the Senate House will feature an array of lighted holiday trees, the interior of the

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18th Century Autumn Festival

When: October 8, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Demonstrations of apple cider pressing, meat smoking, hearthside cooking, dipping candles, making dried apple wreaths and cornhusk dolls, reenactors depicting 18th century camp life.  Entertainment by Stephen Gratto with juggling and balancing acts to amaze one and all.

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