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Dutch Christmas at the Dey Mansion

Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Dey Mansion will be decorated for the holiday season. Come celebrate Dutch Christmas with reenactors, singing, dancing, music, crafters, and demonstrations. A special visit from Sinterklaas will take place during the day.

$5 per person (children 6 & under free)

11:30 – 12:00: 18th Century Dancing (Great Hall 1st Floor)
12:00 – 12:30: Harpsichord (Dey Family Parlor 1st Floor)
12:30 – 12:45: Militia Drills (Back Lawn)
1:00 – 1:30: Harpsichord w/ Song (Dey Family Parlor 1st Floor)
1:00 – 3:00: The Arrival of Sinterklaas
1:00 – 3:00: Martha Washington Visiting Dey Family (Washington’s Office 1st Floor)
2:00 – 2:30: Militia Drills (Back Lawn)
2:45 – 3:30: 18th Century Dancing (Great Hall 1st Floor)
3:30 – 4:00: Harpsichord w/Song (Dey Family Parlor 1st Floor)

Demonstrations 11:00AM – 4:00PM:

Lace Making: (Guest Bedroom 2nd Floor)
Rug-Hooking: (Children’s Room 2nd Floor)
Weaving: (Great Hall 2nd Floor)
Hair Powdering: (Dey Master Bedroom 2nd Floor)
18th Century Cooking: (Plantation House)

In the Visitor Center 11:30AM – 3:30PM:

Arts & Crafts (Ornaments & More)
Hot Chocolate and Dutch Speculaas Cookies for sale (while supplies last)

For more information: (973) 706-6640 or (973) 696-1776
email: [email protected]

Presented by Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders & The Department of Cultural & Historic Affairs and click here for more details.


Sunday, December 10, 2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Dey Mansion
199 Totowa Road
Wayne, NJ 07470 United States
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