Events

2015 Calendar of Events

Fri. – Sun., July 3-5 – Open House
INDEPENDENCE DAY OPEN HOUSE
$1 Fraunces Tavern Museum Admission all weekend

Friday, July 3 – Walking Tour
A Toast to History: Independence Eve
8pm – 10:30 (Happy Hour at the Tavern starts at 8pm, tour begins at 9pm)
Led by Jennifer Patton
Cost: $25/General admission; $20/Museum Members
(Ticket price includes a pint of Samuel Fraunces Ale to enjoy at the Tavern before tour starts)
Created as a condensed version of our traditional July 4th walking tour with a social ‘twist,’ spend the evening of July 3rd strolling the streets of the Financial District with FTM’s very own Director of Education and Public Programs to learn about the City’s rich Revolutionary War history. Whether you are a novice or history buff, you’ll be sure to walk away with a new fact or two to drop while celebrating the 4th with friends and family the next day. Advanced ticket purchase required.

Saturday, July 4 – Walking Tour
Annual Revolutionary War New York Nighttime Tour
3am – 7am
Led by James Kaplan
Cost: $20/General admission; $15/Museum Members
For the 13th year in a row, join veteran guide James S. Kaplan & learn about important Revolutionary War heroes, some of which are buried in Lower Manhattan. Watching the early morning sun rise from Trinity Church, you’ll be fascinated to discover just how pivotal New York City was throughout the war for independence. Advanced ticket purchase required.

Sunday, August 30 – Parade
Commemoration of the Battle of Brooklyn
Muster 1pm – Green Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY
Contact Color Guard Chairman, David Tisdale Woods if can participate.

Tuesday, September 22 – Wreath Laying & Ceremony
Commemoration of the Execution of Nathan Hale
12Noon – Statue of Nathan Hale City Hall Park
Color Guard Muster 11:30pm – Contact Color Guard Chairman, David Tisdale Woods if can participate.

Monday, September 28 – Board Meeting
5:30pm – Flag Gallery, Fraunces Tavern Museum
If you plan on attending please contact the office: 2administrator@sonsoftherevolution.org

Thur. – Sun., October 1-4 – General Society Triennial
Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia – 42ndGSSRTriennial

Saturday, October 17 – Wreath Laying
Commemoration of the Surrender at Yorktown
Muster 1:30pm – Grave of Alexander Hamilton
Contact Color Guard Chairman, David Tisdale Woods if can participate.

Monday, October 26 – Board Meeting
5:30pm – Flag Gallery, Fraunces Tavern Museum
If you plan on attending please contact the office: 2administrator@sonsoftherevolution.org

Sunday, November 8 – Massing the Colors
Muster 3pm – Saint Thomas Church, 5th Ave at 53rd St.
Contact Color Guard Chairman, David Tisdale Woods if can participate.

Monday, November 23 – Board Meeting
5:00pm – Zabriski Gallery, Fraunces Tavern Museum

Monday, November 23 – Dinner
Evacuation Day Celebration 
6:30pm – Cocktails Flag Gallery, Fraunces Tavern Museum
7:30pm – Dinner, Bissell Room, Fraunces Tavern Restaurant

Friday, December 4 – Annual Meeting
5:30pm – Flag Gallery, Fraunces Tavern Museum
If you plan on attending please contact the office: 2administrator@sonsoftherevolution.org