March 2 2:00pm: Fashion Retailing in Syracuse through the 1960’s Karen Bakke, Associate Professor Fashion Design/Co-Director Fashion and Beauty Communications Milestone (VPA) at Syracuse University, will talk about Fashion Retailing in Syracuse through the 1960's with a gallery walk/talk of the exhibition. Free and open to the public. OH Museum
March 9 2:00pm: The Seceders—Religious Conviction & the Abolitionist Movement in the Town of Manlius, 1834-1844 Left out of the history books, now, a new book by Alethea A. Connolly tells the story of these forgotten trail-blazers in Central New York. Free and open to the public. OH Museum
March 23 2:00pm: Casual III—Antiphonal Music, OHA Collaboration with Symphoria & 3-1-7 at Montgomery All OHA Members are entitled to a 10% discount off Casual Concert tickets. All who show tickets to the Casual Concert receive 10% off of brunch at 317 at Montgomery Street (the same morning)., and 10% off at OHA's Gift Gallery (the same day; cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts). St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral
March 29 11:30am-1:00pm: OHA Book Club: Haven: The Dramatic Story of 1,000 World War II Refugees and How they Came to America by Ruth Gruber (author of Exodus 1947). OH Museum
March 30 2:00pm: Bottoms Up: A Short History of the Brewing Industry in Syracuse, by Dennis Connors, OHA’s Curator of History. Beer has been made in the Syracuse area as early as the 1790s. This program reviews its local history, ties to various ethnic neighborhoods, struggles with the Temperance Movement and Prohibition, and its revival in the late 20th century with both local brewpubs and national industrial giants. This program is presented in conjunction with the OHA exhibit: Culture of the Cocktail. Free and open to the public. OH Museum
May 4 2:00pm: Casual IV—The King of Instruments, OHA Collaboration with Symphoria & 3-1-7 at Montgomery All OHA Members are entitled to a 10% discount off Casual Concert tickets. All who show tickets to the Casual Concert receive 10% off of brunch at 317 at Montgomery Street (the same morning)., and 10% off at OHA's Gift Gallery (the same day; cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts). St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral
May 21 4:30pm-6:30pm: James K. McGuire Boy Mayor and Irish Nationalist booksigning with Joseph E. Fahey, "A thoroughly enjoyable book offering a view of both Syracuse’s history and American history through the eyes and experiences of a remarkable man, Syracuse’s own Boy Mayor James K. McGuire."—Stephanie A. Miner, Syracuse mayor, OH Museum
June 5, 8-9:15AM: OHA Medal Event For the 23rd time since its inception in 1945, the Onondaga Historical Association (OHA) Medal will be awarded to recognize distinguished contributions to local history and to the preservation and interpretation of the history of Onondaga County. This year’s honorees: TBD. For more information and reservations, please call Karen Cooney at 428-1864 ext. 312. Full buffet breakfast in the Tiffany Ballroom of the Genesee Grande Hotel, 1060 East Genesee Street, Syracuse. No tickets will be mailed - your PayPal email is your confirmation. Check-in the day of the event.
June 13, 14, 20, 21 starting at 6:00pm: Oakwood Ghostwalk Discover a pathway into the past through the picturesque “old section” of Oakwood Cemetery and meet some of the fascinating folks that now reside there and hear their stories. Friday, June 13th & 20th and Saturday, June 14th & 21st. Tours start at 6:00pm each evening and leave every 15 minutes from Oakwood Cemetery's Chapel. Reservations made by June 6th: OHA Members: $8, Non-Members: $10; After June 6th OHA Members: $10, Non-Members: $12. For more information and reservations please call Karen at 428 1864 x 312. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Oakwood Cemetery.
November 15, 6-10PM, Our Glorious Workplaces at CXtec/TERACAL, more details, coming soon. No tickets will be mailed - your PayPal email is your confirmation. Check-in the day of the event.
Evening at the Museum In the spirit of GHOST WALK pay a visit to the Onondaga Historical Association for Evening at the Museum. OHA has collected innumerable stories from Syracuse and Central New York for 150 years. Now you have the opportunity to explore our past in a fun and unique way. Accompany our knowledgeable night watchman to experience our exhibits in a new light and see who comes out of the woodwork to bring Salt City history to life. Minimum fifteen people, $10 per person. Please organize your own groups of fifteen. Please call 428-1864 x312 for more information and reservations.
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