Saint Paul's Church Program Schedule

Program Schedule:

September - December 2023

(These are live programs at the site, and we welcome and encourage in-person attendance, but some of them will also be offered as livestreams through shared platforms. Please register for the livestream through the website, under Calendar. No reservations required for in-person attendance at the site)

Schchedule of Presentations:

Sat. Sept. 23, 1 PM. Author and historian Kate Moore explores themes from her landmark book, “The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women,” amplifying on themes from the site’s current feature exhibition about the 1920s and 1930s, in a live talk, through shared platform.

Sat. Sept. 30, 1 PM. Author, journalist & historian Robert Marchant explores the Roaring 20s in Westchester County, drawing on themes from his recent, highly regarded book, “Westchester: The History of an Iconic Suburb,” and amplifying themes in the site’s current feature exhibition, “The Emergence of a National Historic Site: St. Paul’s Between the world wars.”

Sat., Oct. 7, 1 PM. Author and historian Julie Flavell explores themes from her recent, widely acclaimed book, “The Howe Dynasty: The Untold Story of a Military Family and the Women Behind Britain's Wars for America”.

Monday, Oct. 9, Indigenous People’s Day, 1 PM. Dr Eugene Boesch, author and archaeologist, explores the history, culture and legacy of the Lenape Indians, original inhabitants of the St. Paul’s area.

Sat., Oct. 14, 1 PM. Professor Matthew Costello of American University, an author and historian, explores George Washington and the Revolutionary War, drawing on themes from his recent, highly regarded book.

Wed., Oct. 18, 10 AM. St. Paul’s staff leads a walking, interpretive tour of the Pell’s Point battlefield, exploring the Revolutionary War battle of October 18, 1776, situated at what is today the northern end of Pelham Bay Park, in the Bronx, NY, where visitors will asssemble. Space is limited and reservations are required. Contact the site at 914-667-4116, for reservations.

Friday, Oct. 20, 7 PM. Enjoy a performance of music and songs of the American Revolution, by acclaimed balladeer Linda Russell, and a candlelight tour of the historic cemetery, one of the nation’s oldest burial yards, where we will encounter several historical characters who lived through the drama and difficulties of the American Revolution.

Sat. Oct. 21, 1 PM. Blake McGready, a Ph.D. student in American History at the Graduate Center of The City University of New York, will explore the rarely considered environmental context and impact of the American Revolution on the New York area, which is the subject of his Ph.D. dissertation. From 10 AM to 4 PM, enjoy American Revolution living history presentations -- blacksmith, open hearth cooking, colonial music -- and informal talks about the Battle of Pell’s Point and Colonel John Glover, commander of the American troops at the engagement of October 18, 1776. General Washington and other Revolutionary War soldiers will also be on hand.

Oct. 28, 1 PM. Author and historian Adam Hochschild explores themes from his acclaimed book, “American Midnight: A Great War, a Violent Peace and Democracy’s Forgotten Crisis,” helping to illuminate themes from the new exhibition on display in the site museum. At 3 PM, enjoy a performance of music for classical guitar, by Daniel Conant.

Sat., Nov. 4, 1 PM. Author Byron Motley explores themes from his book, “The Negro Baseball Leagues” live, shared platform, helping to illuminate one of the themes in our current feature exhibition, on display in the museum. At 2:30, enjoy a performance by Eric Thomas, flute, and other instruments, ensemble.

Sat. Nov. 11, Veterans Day commemoration, with a special program, beginning at 11 AM, in the church honoring veterans buried in the historic cemetery at St. Paul’s. Special talk at 2 PM, by Ranger Michael Callahan, exploring American military history in the period between the world wars.

Sat. Nov. 18, 1 PM. Tutti Bravi Productions, a New Rochelle, NY-based production company, performs a new musical play about Thomas Paine, one of the great writers and intellectual leaders of the American Revolution, who lived in New Rochelle after the Revolutionary War.

Sat., Nov. 25, 1 PM, Celebrated bass baritone singer Ronald Campbell performs traditional and oratorio selections in the church, accompanied by keyboard. Sat.,

Sat., Dec. 2, 1 PM. An hour of seasonal and holiday music performed by Alyssa Reit, on Harp, and Peter Reit, on French Horn. At 3 PM, Richard Forliano, long time Eastchester Town Historian and a retired history teacher, explores the diversity of experiences among local residents in the era of the American Revolution.

Wed., Dec. 6, 7 PM. Continuing a great tradition, the acclaimed Bronx Opera Company performs a holiday concert, with arias and duets from the classics, as well as seasonal favorites, with music on the 1830 Erben pipe organ.

Sat., Dec. 9, 1 PM. Pamela Sklar, on flute, and Joyce Rasmussen Balint, mandolin, perform seasonal music, in the historic church.

Sat. Dec. 16, 12 Noon. Join us for our annual our annual Wreaths Across America program, in conjunction with the national celebration, honoring service members buried at St. Paul’s. At 2 PM, historic musician Erik Lichack, and associates, perform a Holiday recital, with harpsichord, voice and some selections on the Erben pipe organ.

Sat. Dec. 23, 1 PM. Acclaimed organist Kathryn Jones performs a holiday concert on the historic 1830 Erben, accompanied by soprano singers.

Sat., Dec. 30, 1 PM. St. Paul’s historian and educator Maria Byrne explores religion in Colonial America.

Schedule is Subject to Change.

Last updated: September 19, 2023

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