Baronfest at Historic New Bridge Landing
Historic New Bridge Landing
1201 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661
Contact: Bergen County Historical Society
Phone: (201) 343-9492
Age recommendation: All Ages
Come celebrate Major General Baron von Steuben with the Bergen County Historical Society at their annual Baronfest on Saturday, October 16th 1 pm - 5 pm at Historic New Bridge Landing.
Sample the finest in craft beer from three Bergen County breweries including Alementary Brewery, Brix City Brewery, and Hackensack Brewery.
Activities for families to include cornhole games and free pumpkin picking and decorating.
Grab something to eat from the food trucks or either Viva Margarita or Kim Chi Smoke that will be on site.
Have a chat with the members form the Revolutionary War reenactment group Mott's Artillery as they demonstrate cannon firing and military life.
Be on the lookout for Major General Baron von Steuben and stop to take your photo with him.
All three 18th century Jersey-Dutch sandstone houses, including the state historic 1752 Steuben House will be open for tours throughout the day.
On display for viewing in the Steuben House will be a new exhibit, The Urn Finial Chairs of the Hackensack Valley, featuring the society's collection of Hackensack Valley style chairs with their distinctive urn-finials and rush style seating.
Stop by the Westervelt-Thomas barn and don't forget to visit the society's authentic Jersey-Dutch out kitchen to see BCHS interpreters preparing beer bread and ribs.
Take a peek at the treasures in the gift shop while you enjoy donuts, hot cider, and other fall refreshments which will be available for purchase outside the tavern grounds.
Per the state parks' guidelines, face masks are required inside all historical buildings.
Ticket reservations are required: $15 adults, $10 BCHS members, designated drivers, and 12-20 years. Under 12 years old is free but must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Food and beer; additional cost.
All proceeds go to support the soon to be built museum at New Bridge Landing.
Free parking available on site or take the train to "New Bridge Landing" station on the Pascack Valley Line.
Dogs are permitted on site on a leash but not in the houses.
For ticket reservations and additional information visit the society's website www.bergencountyhistory.org, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 201-343-9492 and leave a message.
The event is subject to change.