Saint Paul's Church Program Schedule

Program Schedule

October - December 2015

St. Paul's Church National Historic Site is open for tours of the site's rich, 340-year-old history, Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM. We are open 1PM to 9 PM the first Thursday of each month, except August. The site is also open the second Saturday of every month, from noon to 4 PM, except October, when we are open the third Saturday of the month, instead of the second Saturday. Parking and admission are free.

View the Saint Paul's Church Spring Music Schedule.


View the 'First Thursdays at St. Paul's' Event Schedule.


Monday, Oct. 12, open regular hours, 9 AM to 5 PM

Columbus Day

There will be a presentation in the museum at 1 PM exploring the history of Columbus Day.Children can enjoy special crafts projects related to the Holiday, in addition to scavenger hunts focusing on the historic church and cemetery, with prizes.


Tuesday, Oct. 13, 10 AM

Tour of Pell's Point Battlefield.

Join us for a walking tour of the Split Rock Golf Course, in Pelham Bay Park, site of the Revolutionary War battle of Pell's Point.Reservations must be made in advance through St. Paul's;space is limited;call 914-667-4116 for details.


Fri., Oct. 16, 7 PM

Candlelight Tour & Historic Music Program.

Tour the historic cemetery by candlelight, visiting the graves of soldiers and civilians who lived through the American Revolution; hear a performance of 18th century music by Linda Russell & Companie, in the historic Church;refreshments served--part of the Battle of Pell's Point Encampment.


Sat. Oct. 17, 10 AM to 4 PM

Battle of Pell's Point Encampment.

An encampment that commemorates the nearby 1776 Battle of Pell's Point. It includes talks on the American Revolution, musket firing and militia drill, period music and dancing, dramatizations, crafts and cooking, historic children's games and toys, with dozens of costumed re-enactors, representing the armies that fought in the Revolutionary War.


Wednesday, Nov. 11, open regular hours, 9 to 5

Veterans Day Commemoration.

Join us for an 11 AM ceremony commemorating Veterans Day, followed by tours recalling the stories of soldiers buried in the historic cemetery. At 1 PM, hear a performance and sing along of songs that soldiers would have sung and heard, from the 18th century to the 20th century, and at 2 PM, there's a talk about the history and meaning of Veterans Day.


Sat., Nov. 14, open from noon to 4 PM

Freedom of the Press in American History At 1 PM

Professor Richard John of the Columbia University Journalism School explores the history of freedom of the press in America, with a focus on its religious and political dimension, amplifying themes of the site's current feature exhibition, "Intrigue on the Village Green: The Election of 1733 at St. Paul's".Dr. John's publications include the award winning 2010 book, Network Nation: Inventing American Telecommunications.


Sat., Dec. 12, open from Noon to 4 PM

Holiday Music & The Holiday of Christmas

Join us for a 2 PM Holiday performance of Holiday music, featuring Harp, French Horn and voice.Arrive early at 1 PM for a presentation about the historical development of Christmas as a holiday in America.


Tuesday, Dec. 15, 10 AM - Noon

Bill of Rights Program

An educational program marking the 224th anniversary of the adoption of the Bill of Rights.


Sun., Dec. 20, 2 PM

Holiday Organ Concert

A recital by acclaimed organist Kathryn Jones featuring classical music on the 1830 Erben (accompanied by soprano), including some traditional carols and Holiday favorites.Refreshments served.


Dec. 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 31, 10 AM to 4 PM

Family Holiday Program

Historic games, activities, music and demonstrations, designed for children on vacation from school, as well as parents, adults, and others.


Schedule is Subject to Change.

For more information, please call: (914) 667-4116

We are located at 897 S. Columbus Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550

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