Events

 

2018 Events - Updated June 2018
Date Time Description
March 31 10:00 am SHARP Leatherstocking Credit Union Easter Egg Hunt and visit by the Easter Bunny
Annual event sponsored by Leatherstocking Region Federal Credit Union with prizes; raffles; and a visit by the Easter Bunny! Free and open to the public.
May 12 12:00 to 3:00 pm Celebrate Mom! Garden Party
Give Mom a first look at the new Carpet – curtains – and restored walls in the Dining Room. Treat her to tea and sweets in the library of our 200 year old English Country mansion. See the magnificent Hyde Hall silver and other artifacts from our Collections. Free and open to the public.
May 12 1:00 pm CONCERT: Musicians of Ma'alwyck
At 1:00pm the musicians of Ma'alwyck will perform a concert of music from the Archives of Hyde Hall in the drawing room. Tickets are available at $10.00 by calling 607 547 5098 Ext 6. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended.
May 26 through October 31 10am to 3pm Mansion open for Tours
Hourly; First tour 10am; Last Tour 3pm. $15 per adult; $12 for seniors military and youth 13 – 17; Children under 13 free!
June 16 through October 31 10am to 4pm Attention All Covered Bridge Enthusiasts
Be sure to visit and see the New York State Covered Bridge Society’s exhibit – Hyde Hall Covered Bridge – Through the Years in the Hyde Hall Kent Administrative Center exhibition barn.  This exhibit will be on permanent display at the historic Hyde Hall Mansion for visitors to enjoy.   The exhibit is free and open to the public.
June 29 6:30pm to 8:30pm The Small Town Big Band in Concert
Return to a time when "Swing was the thing" Bring your lawn chairs and  a picnic and enjoy a relaxing evening on the South Lawn overlooking the beautiful vistas of Glimmerglass; This event is free and open to the public;  Enter through the Glimmerglass State Park Entrance. Sponsored by the Leatherstocking Credit Union;The Freeman's Journal and WKTV Utica NY.  
July 11 6:30pm Across the Pond
Music & Words inspired by the British Isles. Featuring Artists of the Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra and Guests. Selections by Rebecca Clarke~Fanny Mendelssohn~Ludwig van Beethoven~Frank Bridge and others. Readings of poetry & prose by British authors. Adult $20.00 per person~Glimmerglass Employees $18~Senior $15~Under 18 Free; Reservations recommended as seating is limited. For tickets call  607 547-5098 Ext 6 during office hours~If no reply leave message and we will return your call.
July 14 6:30pm Presentation by Terry McMaster
Ethnicity~Alliance~Family & War; Defenders of the New York Frontier & The Andrustown~ Springfield and Cherry Valley Attacks of 1778. The presentation is enhanced with maps and illustrations from 18th century sources demonstrating the migration and settlement of culturally and ethnically diverse peoples in the Hyde Hall Kent Center; This event is free and open to the public;  Enter through the Glimmerglass State Park Entrance.
July 27; Aug 17; 24; 31 10:30am and 1:30pm Special Tours~Upstairs/Downstairs
Go behind the scenes and explore in-depth more of the mansion and how it operated – including rooms not normally seen on the regular tours.  $20 per person; reservations required – contact 607-547-5098 Ext 6. If no reply please leave your name & number we will return your call.
August 4 5:00pm Hyde Hall Summer Gala; Jane Austen Pays a Call to Hyde Hall
(Note: no tours on August 4) Fundraising Fun; Music; Experience Dinner; Games & Treats with the best views in Otsego County! $195.00 per person
August 10-12 10:00am to 9:00pm Civil War Weekend
Experience a Civil War-era encampment featuring soldiers in authentic uniforms drilling and performing tactical maneuvers and singing stirring period songs! The encampment will commence at 6:00 pm on Friday thru 3:00 pm on Sunday; A Battle Re-enactment is planned for Saturday afternoon at 2:00 pm followed by a concert on the lawn at 4:00 pm ; A Sunday morning service will be held on the south porch at 10:00 am; The encampment is FREE and open to the Public~ Will will be offering our regular mansion tours on the hour at our normal rates.
Sept. 21-23 Rushlight Club Annual Meeting
A national meeting of the Rushlight Club with many activities inside Hyde Hall including a dinner in the Dining Room and presentations on topics concerning historic lighting. This is a Members meeting. Our regular mansion tours will be availiable on the hour from 10 am – 3 pm
October 5; 6; 12; 13; 19; 20; 26; 27;28 6:00; 6:30; 7:00; 7:30pm Hyde & Shriek! Candlelight Ghost Tours
Visit all the spooky places in the Mansion where ghostly manifestations have been reported for over 150 years; This is a one hour tour and  includes those identified by Ghosthunters(c) in their Halloween 2013 special; aired on October 30; 2013 on the SyFy network. $20 per person; reservations required – Reserve online at HydeHall.org.
November 16 10:30am and 2:30pm Special End of Season Tours~Upstairs/Downstairs
Go behind the scenes and explore in-depth more of the mansion and how it operated – including rooms not normally seen on the regular tours.  View restoration work in progress. $20 per person; reservations required – contact Randy Lamb at 607-547-5098 Ext 5.
December 8 10:00am to 2:00pm Museum Book and Gift Store Holiday Pop Up Shop
Visit the Kent Administrative Center for one-of-a-kind books and gift items;  Local Artisans will be offering Quilts-Textiles-and more; Additional details coming soon – check back for updates.

 

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