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Palmyra, NY 14522
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2016 EVENTS

January 21
Whaling, the Essex and Moby Dick
Wayne County and its seaman by Steve Hays.   No charge all welcome   7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Alling Coverlet Museum 122 William Street, Palmyra, NY  14522.

February 18
Premiere of the newly written “The Psychic Highway” (How the Erie Canal Changed America) by Michael Keene
This new book will make an amazing program.   7 p.m. – 9 p.m. The 3
rd Thursday of February, come meet the author of the 6 books written by Michael Keene.  No charge event.   Books will hopefully be hot off the press.  Held at the Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William Street, Palmyra, NY  14522. 

March 17
The Fox Sisters

168 years of the Fox Sisters’ beginning at Hydesville, NY   7 pm to 9 pm  brought to you by Tracy Murphy, Director and Caretaker of the Hydesville site. .Alling Coverlet Museum. 

April 21
The Lincoln Funeral Train

7-9 p.m. at the Alling Coverlet Museum by Dick Palmer.  Postponed from last year.  Hopefully it will come to be this year!!   If Dick is unable to put on the program, another program will be presented.   Keep the date available.     

April 23
Historic Palmyra Annual Dinner Fundraiser and Silent & Live Auctions

The Annual Fundraising Dinner, steak-roast, silent and live auction, entertainment, door prizes. Presale tickets $25. Day of event unless pre-reserved $30 per person. Allen Hopkins entertainment with Erie Canal songs and multiple instruments. What fun. Don't miss this one. all proceeds support five incredible museums of Historic Palmyra. Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William St. Palmyra. 5:30pm to 8pm. (315) 597-6981 for tickets and reservations.

DATE TBD - May
General Membership Meeting

7 p.m. at the Alling Coverlet – Board Election.

May 19
Metal Detecting and how to do it right!
7-9 p.m.  Paul and Gail Forsay  Location Alling Coverlet Museum 122 William Street.  

June 16
Historic Palmyra’s Ice Cream Social
Complimentary tours of all museums with grand opening of new exhibits.  Begin at the Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William Street, Palmyra.   At 6:30 p.m. and tour until 8:30 p.m.  with ice cream following your tours.  (315) 597-6981. No charge all welcome.

June 16-18
Garage Sale
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Thursday – Friday, and Saturday. (315) 597-6981. Held at the Palmyra Historical Museum 132 Market Street. Or the back yard of the Alling.

July 3 & 4 MUSEUMS CLOSED

August 9, 10 & 12
Archaeological Dig Camp
11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Daily  $5 per day includes snacks and supplies.   Bring a bag lunch.  Sign up early. Meet at the Palmyra Historical Museum, 132 Market St., Palmyra, NY 14522 (315) 597-6981 Sign up early.  

August 12 & 13
Palmyra Pirate Weekend
Pirate bazaar sidewalk sales Main Street and William Street, shops and Alling Gift Shop.

Friday, August 12 - Pirate Ghost Walk 8:00 – 10:00 meet at Palmyra Historical Museum 132 Market Street, Palmyra, NY.    Admission $10 per person must have 10 people reserved for walk. 1 hour walk and 1 hour ghost hunting. Call for reservations

Saturday, August 13 - Bloody Mary and her den of buccaneers  11-4 p.m. Scavenger hunt and  Pirate Whitley’s Pirate Den.  Special Pirate Pricing $1 per museum with a $3 trail Pass. Children under 12 no charge with parents.

August 15-20 
Wayne County Fair
See Historic Palmyra’s booth in Floral Hall and stop for some history information, books, and unique items.   Lots to do and see and of course to eat at this event. Museums open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:30am to 4:30pm.

August 27
Ghost Walk

9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Talk and walk with the spirits in the old cemetery And then in the Wm. Phelps General Store and Historic Palmyra Museum.   Meet at the Palmyra Historical Museum.    $10 per person.

September 16
Canaltown Days Ghost Walk
Meet at Village Main Street Park driveway between The Park and Club Rooms and the Park at 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. end up at the Historical Museum $10 per person.    

September 17
Historic Palmyra’s Murder, Mystery, and Tragedy Tour
8 p.m. to 10 :30 p.m.  This is a walking Tour that will tell you the darker side of history from 1789 to 1980.   Meet at the Historical Museum at 132 Market St. $15 per person.  Refreshments served.    

September 16-17
Palmyra Canaltown Days

Museums open with special discounted price.  Booth uptown and Museums open with special admission prices.  11am to 4 pm.   

October 8
Sibyl
’s 121st Birthday Party
It's on a Saturday. Mediums will be in private rooms in the Haunted Wm. Phelps General Store to give you individual readings 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. $20 per person.   Same night…..Group Reading instead of or in addition to this event for an additional $20 per person  At the Alling Coverlet8 pm – 10 p.m.   Phelps General Store, 140 Market Street, Palmyra (315) 597-6981.

October 15
Historic Palmyra’s Famous Cemetery Walk
Shows 6 p.m. 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday! One night only 3 shows $15 per person get 1 full price ticket and a second for ½ price.    Children 6-17years $8 per person must be accompanied by an adult.  An amazing journey into the land of the dead.  You won't want to miss this. Mark your calendars and save the date. Historic Palmyra, (315) 597-6981.

November 17-19
Historic Palmyra’s Holiday Bazaar

Vendors welcome $25 per table, luncheon, special gifts, antiques and crafts.  No charge for admittance.  Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William Street, Palmyra. Thursday and Friday: 10am to 5pm with luncheon at 11:30 a.m. until gone (about 1:30 p.m.); Saturday:       10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (315) 597-6981. 

December 10
Homestead Holiday Candlelight House Tour

It was an incredible first year. 4-8pm. Begin at the Phelps Museum and end at the Alling Coverlet Museum with 5 or 6 houses in between. $20 presale tickets and $25 at the door. (315) 597-6981.

December 24 through January 4 MUSEUMS CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS


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