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Historic House Holiday Tour

Sunday, December 7th 1- 5pm

Start your holiday season with a visit to Old Flushing. We are part of the 27th Historic House Holiday Tour. Most of the sites are within walking distance and a courtesy trolley-shuttle service is provided to each location all afternoon.

A single ticket opens the doors to seven wonderful sites, each offering something special for the afternoon. You can set your own pace.

The Voelker Orth Museum offers a holiday sing-along with Musical Director Kenneth Gartman at the piano. Enjoy hot mulled cider and cookies, explore the house, and take home something from our plant, craft & artists' gift sale. Artist Marna Chester will be on hand with a selection of her wonderful paper sculptured birds.

Other stops on the tour include the Bowne House, Kingsland Homestead, the Lewis Latimer House, the Friends Meeting House, Flushing Town Hall, and the Louis Armstrong House Museum.

Please purchase tickets in advance. The $20 presale ticket (and $10 for children 12 and under) covers all the sites and the shuttle service. Tickets can be purchased online here. On the day of the event, $25 will be available at the door.


Volunteer Open House

Wednesday, January 21st, 11:00 – 1:00pm

Would you like to try something new in 2015?

Come to the Museum's open house to learn about volunteer opportunities over a cup of tea.

Volunteers play an important role at the Museum, helping in the garden, getting word out, participating in educational programs, working on research, helping to host at festivals and concerts. To learn more or to rsvp call us at 718-359-6227 or email info@vomuseum.org


The Lure of Love: A Poet's Valentine

Sunday, February 15th at 2:00pm

Janet Restino, at piano, presents a program of her music and poetry for love, about love, for lovers of love. Her words will touch your heart and speak to your soul. Add a tenor sax and voila! You are in the mood for love.

Ms. Restino's unique style combines spoken word with a cappella singing in a jazzy/bluesy vein. She will perform selections of LOVE POEMS from her earlier recording Love Poems and Fast Songs

Light refreshments served.

Admission $12/ $10 for Members and students.


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