Nov. 7th 2015: Blacksmithing 101

Saturday, November 7th:   Our final Blacksmithing Workshop for the year.  9am-4pm  Limited to four participants.   Learn the basics or brush-up on your skills.  The workshop is held in our own mid-19th Century forge.  $75 Fee includes all materials. Click here for more details and the registration link!   Here are some views […]

Free “Winter Writing” Workshops

The Austerlitz Historical Society will be sponsoring two writing workshops this winter.  One for FICTION writing, on Tuesday evening, January 13, 2015 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm, and one for MEMOIR writing, on Tuesday evening, February 10 , 2015, also from 6:00 to 9:00 pm (assuming no blizzards are then in progress).  The workshops will […]

Sept 27th 2014 – Workshop Day

Exciting “Workshop Day” at Old Austerlitz Two exciting workshops happened simultaneously at Old Austerlitz on Saturday, September 27th!  The day was exciting, educational and “fire-y!” If you have ever thought about learning the basics of Blacksmithing or Open Hearth Cooking (and Brick Oven Baking), please let us know and we’ll keep you in mind for […]

Our FIRST Children’s Writing Workshop

FREE – Saturday July 12th: 10am to 12:30pm Led by award-winning author, Jana Laiz, our first CHILDREN’S WRITING WORKSHOP, ages 9-12, will be held in our reconstructed Morey-Devereaux Barn dating from (approx.) 1794. We’ll use that lovely old barn as a theme in the stories we will write… Jana can supply writing prompts or kids […]

May 31 2014 – Open Hearth Cooking Workshop

Our Second Open Hearth Cooking Workshop! Saturday, May 31st On March 29th the Old Kitchen in the Morey-Devereaux House at Old Austerlitz came alive with historic and enthusiastic culinary activity. Food expert, historian and open hearth cook, Lavada Nahon, led the Austerlitz Historical Society’s first Open Hearth Cooking workshop. Two additional workshops are currently scheduled […]

Aug 20th 2011 – Food Preservation Workshop

WORKSHOP ON HOW TO PRESERVE GARDEN BOUNTY You don’t have to give away or waste excess produce from your garden. Instead, learn how to preserve it at a workshop sponsored by the Austerlitz Historical Society. Linda (Earley) Tripp, Cornell Cooperative Extension Educator, will lead a demonstration on freezing fruits, vegetables and fruit spreads on Saturday, […]