Pinkster: A Jersey Dutch Festival of Spring

Sun May 22, 2022
1:00pm to 5:00pm ET
$12 adults, $7 students, BCHS members free

Join the Bergen County Historical Society as they put on a Dutch-themed celebration of spring. Activities for families include games and a scavenger hunt.

The Tricorne Dance Ensemble dances around the maypole at 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. Musical accompaniment for the dancers is provided by Ridley and Anne Enslow on the fiddle and hammered dulcimer.

At 2:30 pm the Tricorne Dancers invite children to dance with them around the maypole.

On display for viewing in the state historic 1752 Steuben House are Revolutionary War artifacts from the society's extensive collection. 

Be sure to check out The Lost Art Lacers demonstrating their craft of lacemaking in the Steuben House.

Stop by the Westervelt-Thomas Barn to see a broom making demonstration and be sure to visit with the blacksmith on site to see what he is making.

In the out-kitchen visitors can see BCHS interpreters naturally dying eggs and cooking seasonal 18th century recipes on the open hearth.

Refreshments are available for purchase outside the tavern, and the gift shop is open as well.

Free parking available on site or take the train the "New Bridge Landing" station on the Pascack Valley Line.

Dogs are permitted on site on a leash but not in the houses.




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