Events

2015 Calendar of Events

 

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

Thursday, September 17 Evening Lecture
The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered
Presented by Laura Auricchio
Doors open at 6pm, Lecture begins at 6:30pm
$10/General; Free/Museum Members
This new biography of the Marquis de Lafayette looks past the storybook hero and reveals a rich portrait of a man who was driven by dreams of glory and felled by tragic, human weaknessess. Hailed in the United States as a hero and becoming the symbol of the Franco-American alliance that ultimately defeated Great Britain, he would later be seen as a traitor to this own countrymen, remaining even today a murky figure in French history.

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 if can participate.

Saturday, September 26 Special Event
Smithsonian Museum Day Live! 2015
Fraunces Tavern Museum is participating in Smithsonian’s Museum Day Live! Get your ticket here to take advantage of FREE ADMISSION to Fraunces Tavern Museum and other participating museums!

Monday, September 28 – Board Meeting
5:30pm – Flag Gallery, Fraunces Tavern Museum

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 if can participate.

Monday, October 26 – Board Meeting
5:30pm – Flag Gallery, Fraunces Tavern Museum

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