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Sun 21 Jul
46th Lorenzo Driving Competition
Sunday, July 21, 2024 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
The Lorenzo landscape will set the backdrop for the 46th annual Lorenzo Driving Competition, a display of horse and carriage driving skill, timing, and style. Exhibits, sales, refreshments, and demonstrations are also offered. Sponsored by the Lorenzo Driving Competition, Inc. Admission to the show is free. For more information visit lorenzodriving.org or email lorenzodriving@gmail.com 
Registration: Not required
Thu 25 Jul
Friends of Lorenzo Fundraiser
Thursday, July 25, 2024 05:30 PM - 07:15 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
Prior to the Syracuse Orchestra concert, the Friends of Lorenzo request the pleasure of your company for dinner on the front lawn of Lorenzo. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres served from 5:30-6:15PM, with dinner and dessert from 6:15-7:15PM. The buffet dinner will include carved beef tenderloin, chicken marsala, Chantilly potatoes, and penne with vodka cream sauce. Proceeds from this fundraiser go to the Friends of Lorenzo to support the continued preservation of Lorenzo State Historic Site. The dinner will be held under a tent and is a rain or shine event. For more information, to purchase dinner tickets, or to become a member visit https://www.friendsoflorenzo.org/
Registration: Not required
Thu 25 Jul
Syracuse Orchestra
Thursday, July 25, 2024 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
Join us on the front lawn of Lorenzo to enjoy a night of beautiful music under the stars. The Syracuse Orchestra will perform a variety of classical and popular music, including music of Smetana, Bernstein, and Copland, plus music from Harry Potter and the Legend of Zelda. Bring your own seating and picnic. 
*Admission is free*
Registration: Not required
Sat 27 Jul
Sensory Saturdays at Rippleton Schoolhouse
Saturday, July 27, 2024 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
This summer, the Rippleton Schoolhouse at Lorenzo invites visitors of all ages to engage with history hands-on during Sensory Saturdays. Come explore an authentic 1887 schoolhouse, try your hand at traditional games and activities, and explore the beautiful grounds. 
*Admission is free* 
Registration: Not required
Sat 03 Aug
Sensory Saturdays at Rippleton Schoolhouse
Saturday, August 3, 2024 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
This summer, the Rippleton Schoolhouse at Lorenzo invites visitors of all ages to engage with history hands-on during Sensory Saturdays. Come explore an authentic 1887 schoolhouse, try your hand at traditional games and activities, and explore the beautiful grounds. 
*Admission is free* 
Registration: Not required
Sat 10 Aug
Sensory Saturdays at Rippleton Schoolhouse
Saturday, August 10, 2024 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
This summer, the Rippleton Schoolhouse at Lorenzo invites visitors of all ages to engage with history hands-on during Sensory Saturdays. Come explore an authentic 1887 schoolhouse, try your hand at traditional games and activities, and explore the beautiful grounds. 
*Admission is free* 
Registration: Not required
Thu 15 Aug
Caroga Arts Collective Concert
Thursday, August 15, 2024 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
Caroga Arts Collective, founded and directed by cellist Kyle Price, will return to our front lawn for a second year. Comprised of top professional musicians from around the country, performers may include School of Music faculty, and members of America's leading orchestras and chamber groups. Last year's playlist included Mendelson, Gershwin, Oscar Peterson, Taylor Swift, and the Eagles! Bring your own seating and picnic. 
*Admission is free* 
Registration: Not required
Sat 17 Aug
Sensory Saturdays at Rippleton Schoolhouse
Saturday, August 17, 2024 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
This summer, the Rippleton Schoolhouse at Lorenzo invites visitors of all ages to engage with history hands-on during Sensory Saturdays. Come explore an authentic 1887 schoolhouse, try your hand at traditional games and activities, and explore the beautiful grounds. 
*Admission is free* 
Registration: Not required
Sun 08 Sep
Limestone Creek Hunt Club's - Parade and Blessing of the Hounds
Sunday, September 8, 2024 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
At 9:00AM join LCH for the annual Parade of Hounds through Cazenovia. Signifying the start of the official "hunt" season, it begins at the village green on Emory Ave., next to Sullivan and Albany Streets, around the corner by the Brae Loch and on to Lorenzo. Following the parade there will be the traditional Blessing of the Hounds on the front lawn of Lorenzo (approximately 9:30AM)
*Admission is free*
Registration: Not required
Sun 15 Sep
Lorenzo Fine Art Tour
Sunday, September 15, 2024 02:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
Join art historian Elisabeth Genter Montevecchio for a free 45-minute tour highlighting Lorenzo's amazing fine art collection including works by Sanford Gifford, Edward Moran, Jasper Cropsey, Dwight Williams, and 17th century Dutch Masters. Reservations required, as space is limited. Call 315-655-3200, ext. 106 or email: jacqueline.roshia@parks.ny.gov
*Admission to the program is free*
Registration: Not required
Sun 22 Sep
Rippleton Schoolhouse "Community Day"
Sunday, September 22, 2024 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
Since relocating to the Lorenzo grounds in 1997, the Rippleton Schoolhouse has served as a place to "live history." Hundreds of Central New York pupils attend classes in our restored one-room schoolhouse each year. Since 2002, the Friends of Lorenzo have hosted this annual event welcoming "kids of all ages" to participate in period games, enjoy live music, refreshments, horse-drawn wagon rides, fall crafts, and more! For more information call 315-655-3200 or visit https://parks.ny.gov/historic-sites/lorenzo/details/aspx
*Admission to the event is free*
Registration: Not required
Wed 04 Dec
Friends of Lorenzo Christmas Preview Party
Wednesday, December 4, 2024 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
The Friends of Lorenzo will showcase the bedecked Mansion at their annual Preview Party as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Christmas at Lorenzo! For the anniversary we will be revisiting the past, with each room decorated in a previous year's theme. Members and their guests are treated to a special evening of live music and seasonal delights! To purchase tickets or become a member, visit https://www.friendsoflorenzo.org/
Registration: Not required
Tue 10 Dec
Christmas at Lorenzo- Guided Tours
Tuesday, December 10, 2024 until Friday, December 13, 2024 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
Join us for a traditional tour of the Mansion and holiday decorations. This year is the 50th Anniversary of Christmas at Lorenzo and for the occasion we will be revisiting the past, with each room decorated in a previous year's theme! Private group tours of 8 or more may also be scheduled through the end of December by calling (315)655-3200, ext. 106. 
*Holiday admission: $6 per person; $2 per child, ages 12 and under*
Registration: Not required
Thu 12 Dec
Lorenzo's Christmas Celebration
Thursday, December 12, 2024 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
This year is the 50th Anniversary of Christmas at Lorenzo and for the occasion we will be revisiting the past, with each room decorated in a previous year's theme! With support from the Friends of Lorenzo, this annual holiday celebration will feature a tour of the decorated mansion, refreshments, live music, and horse-drawn sleigh/wagon rides. In addition, on Saturday and Sunday, holiday crafts for "kids of all ages" will be featured at the Rippleton Schoolhouse. 
*Holiday admission: $6 per person; $2 per child, ages 12 and under*
Registration: Not required
Fri 13 Dec
Lorenzo's Christmas Celebration
Friday, December 13, 2024 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
This year is the 50th Anniversary of Christmas at Lorenzo and for the occasion we will be revisiting the past, with each room decorated in a previous year's theme! With support from the Friends of Lorenzo, this annual holiday celebration will feature a tour of the decorated mansion, refreshments, live music, and horse-drawn sleigh/wagon rides. In addition, on Saturday and Sunday, holiday crafts for "kids of all ages" will be featured at the Rippleton Schoolhouse. 
*Holiday admission: $6 per person; $2 per child, ages 12 and under*
Registration: Not required
Sat 14 Dec
Lorenzo's Christmas Celebration
Saturday, December 14, 2024 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
This year is the 50th Anniversary of Christmas at Lorenzo and for the occasion we will be revisiting the past, with each room decorated in a previous year's theme! With support from the Friends of Lorenzo, this annual holiday celebration will feature a tour of the decorated mansion, refreshments, live music, and horse-drawn sleigh/wagon rides. In addition, on Saturday and Sunday, holiday crafts for "kids of all ages" will be featured at the Rippleton Schoolhouse. 
*Holiday admission: $6 per person; $2 per child, ages 12 and under*
Registration: Not required
Sun 15 Dec
Lorenzo's Christmas Celebration
Sunday, December 15, 2024 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
This year is the 50th Anniversary of Christmas at Lorenzo and for the occasion we will be revisiting the past, with each room decorated in a previous year's theme! With support from the Friends of Lorenzo, this annual holiday celebration will feature a tour of the decorated mansion, refreshments, live music, and horse-drawn sleigh/wagon rides. In addition, on Saturday and Sunday, holiday crafts for "kids of all ages" will be featured at the Rippleton Schoolhouse. 
*Holiday admission: $6 per person; $2 per child, ages 12 and under*
Registration: Not required