Sun, Dec 08|
Sinterklaas and Dutch Holiday Traditions
A fun family event complete with stories, decorations, and traditional Dutch holiday treats.
Time & Location
Dec 08, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Mesier Homestead, 2 Spring Street, Wappingers Falls, NY, USA
About the event
Please note, as of 12/8 the 1 pm session is very close to capacity - we recommend the 2pm session. Pre-registrations have ended, please come to the Mesier Homestead to participate. Thank you.
Kids, bring your family to this fun, family-oriented event!
Due to limited space at the Homestead, advanced registration is strongly suggested. The program will take place at 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm is designed especially for children. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with the time slot you prefer, along with the ages of the children that will be accompanying you, so that we can be fully ready to make this a throughouly fun and festive event.
At this fun family event you’ll discover the history of Sinterklaas and learn about the holiday traditions that the early Dutch settlers brought with them to New Netherland. Learn how Sinterklaasavond (St. Nicholas eve) was celebrated in the home, and taste some of the tradition Dutch sweets which were part of the festivities. There may even be a surprise visit by a special guest!
Activities for children are part of the program. This program is offered by volunteers from the Wappingers Historical Society. There is no charge for admission, but donations are gratefully accepted.