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Oktoberfest Flushing Style: Sauerkraut and Kimchi

OktoberfestSaturday, September 29, 5:30 - 8:30pm in the Garden

Oktoberfest Flushing Style is a fun and affordable fundraiser for the Voelker Orth Museum. It is an evening of warm hospitality and lively entertainment, served up with home-cooked fare and tasty brew. Bring friends or come on your own. Linger in the twilight in a bountiful garden, and help support the Museum. So grab a sweater and join us. If it rains, we move indoors.
There's an outdoor grill, hearty German-American cuisine served along-side a sampling of Korean-American dishes - uniting two culinary traditions that feature humble pickled cabbage. Shai Ensemble will be performing with appearances by other artists. There's a raffle to try your luck.

Purchase tickets by September 18th at a $30 Early Bird Rate. Regular admission $35/ $30 for members.

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OHNYOpenhouse New York

Weekend of October 13-14, Noon-4pm

For two days each October, Open House New York Weekend unlocks the doors of NYC's most important buildings, offering a great opportunity to experience the city and meet the people who design, build, and preserve New York.

The Voelker Orth Museum is one of the many sites offering house tours. It's free. Visit www.ohny.org for details.




Halloween Cartoon Magic & Fun

Sunday, October 28, 3:30pm for arts & refreshments before the 5pm screening.

Wot a NightFor kids of all ages, animation historian, Tommy Jose Stathes treats us to a reel of spooky cartoons from the 1920-30s. A master of vintage animation, Stathes conjures the magic of early cinema – fun and not-too-scary – projected on 16mm film. The screening starts at 5 but there's mask-making, flip books and refreshments before the show starting at 3:30pm. So, come to make a mask to wear to the screening. Light refreshments served. Come for the full program or just the films.

Admission: $4 and $10 per family. Children under 3 admitted free.




St. JosephsVeteran's Day Concert

Sunday, November 11, 2pm
Stephen Josephs, flautist and composer, returns to the Museum with his ensemble this Veteran's Day bringing us an afternoon of spirited music. His virtuosity from pop to jazz to classics make his performances a delight . To honor the women and men who have served our country in the military, veterans will be admitted free to the concert.

Light refreshments served after the performance.
Admission: $12, and $10 for members & students. Veterans, free

 

 





Wearable Art Workshop – Designing Totes

ToteSaturday, November 17, 1-3:30pm
Make a personal statement - design a tote!
As we head into the holiday season, designer Phyllis Ger leads a workshop on decorating tote bags you can use for your own schlepping or to give as gifts. Get tips and inspiration to make something fabulous at the workshop – and perhaps you'll set up a home workshop for further design explorations. Workshop suitable for adults, teens and tweens.

Registration: $6 and $5 for members, all materials included with registration.

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