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Chester Historical Society

Orange County, New York

2020 Schedule of Chester Historical Society events:

Business meeting on the first Wednesdays. 7pm. (Annual Meeting replaces regular January business meeting.)

2020 Annual Meeting & Election of 2020 Officers Plus: “Dutchess Quarry Caves” by Mary Altobelli

2 pm Saturday January 19 (Snow date 20) at the 1915 Erie Station.

Chester Students Art Exhibit, Noon - 2 pm Saturdays and Sunday March 21 - April 12 at the Station.

     Co-sponsor: Village of Chester Arts.

Village of Chester Arts Hosts INSIDE/OUT Art Exhibition outside the 1915 Erie Station , from Saturday July 25 thru Saturday August 8

Newsletter - submission deadlines: February 28; March 15; July 15; Oct 15. Send to chester_historical@mac.com

29th Annual Yard Sale Donations accepted 10 am – Noon Saturdays at the Station, thur May 30th. (Closed April 11)

Suspended due to Covid-19 Pandemic!     

     Please, no: dirty items, textbooks, computers, clothing, upholstered furniture, used personal care items, Baby car seats, mattresses, or pieces too large or heavy for one person to carry.

Spring Cleaning at the Station:  9 am to noon±. March 14.

Raise the Roof Fundraiser - Help fix our 105 year old Erie Train Station roof leaks. t.b.a.

Chester's Erie Station  2020 Exhibit "Chester Schools" 9 am to 1 pm Saturdays May through October.

Volunteer & contribute contact: chester_historical@mac.com

27th Annual Yard Sale. Saturday  June 6 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Donations accepted every Saturday, March to May from 9am-12 noon at the 1915 Erie Station.

New York - Path Through History Weekends: t.b.a.

Chester Alumni Dinner.  t.b.a.

Repairs to Station Roof and Gutters - schedule tba

Chester NY Music Series 2020 www.facebook.com/Chester-NY-Music-1640059612754650/

Contact for more info: historicdowntown1915@gmail.com

CHS Penny Social. t.b.a.!

CHS Dutch Treat Dinner & Raffle Drawing  Nov. 17 - location t.b.a.

Chester’s 4rd Annual Holiday Lights Parade, Saturday, November 28, 2020, 6 p.m.

Chester's 29th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting, Caroling & Open House. - 4:30 pm Sunday, December 6th

Village of Chester's first Comprehensive Plan Sessions www.villageofchesterny.com/comprehensive-plan

Please check our Facebook page for announcements and news


Also: check our Calendar of events!

Art Exhibit Cancelled  due to Covid-19 Pandemic!

(We’ll reschedule after the danger passes)

All inside events on hold due to the New York State COVID-19 emergency orders. We'll know more after the order is lifted.