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Upcoming Events



Just For Kids: Gone Fishin’

8/18, 1pm  –  Fishy fun at the Old Point Schoolhouse, including a hands-on demonstration with local oyster farmer, Brian Tuthill; a Scavenger Hunt in the “Fishing on the North Fork” Exhibition; plus crafts, snacks, more fun!   Your generous support allows OHS to present free events throughout the calendar year. Thank you!

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“Recreational Fishing” Roundtable Talk

On the Village House patio.   Led by Michael Ventura. Michael will be joined by Joshua Perry, marine biologist from the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County and an avid fisherman.   Q&A to follow. This talk is designed to complement the exhibition currently in the Old Point Schoolhouse, “Casting a Wide Net: Fishing on the North Fork” – click […]

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Halloween Celebration 2022

Join us for a Oysterponds Halloween Celebration!   Let’s light up the Old Point Schoolhouse lawn with your creatively-carved pumpkins!   (1) Pick up your pumpkin (they’ll be lined up on the side brick patio of Village House (1555 Village Ln., Orient).   (2) Carve your pumpkin.   (3) Return your masterpiece to the Old Point Schoolhouse lawn by noon […]

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OHS’s Beach Plum Holiday Shop

Oysterponds Historical Society’s ever-popular Beach Plum Holiday Shop is open again this year. There’s something for everyone… unique gifts, decorations, ornaments, traditional crafts, games, and OHS merchandise are just some of the fantastic items that are available for purchase.   Proceeds directly support OHS’s mission.      

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Winter Holiday Celebration!

    OHS cordially invites the Oysterponds community to a family-friendly Winter Holiday Celebration! All are welcome to come celebrate the season!   When: Saturday, December 10th Where: Old Point Schoolhouse (1555 Village Lane, Orient)   4:00pm – Children’s ornament decorating 5:00pm – Caroling, hot cider & cookies for adults and children 5:30pm – Tree & Menorah lighting   It’ll […]

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