October - December
Annual Membership Drive
Be a part of local history by becoming a member or renewing your membership. You can apply online and members enjoy discounts on a variety of events. At the same time your membership will help preserve the historical legacy of Lorenzo. New this year for the holidays, give the gift of history with a gift membership.
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Celebrating the Holidays
Join us at Lorenzo State Historic Park as our staff and talented decorators, with support from the Friends of Lorenzo, once again move our holiday celebration outside to illuminate and decorate the Dark Aisle tree line surrounding the garden!
Friday & Saturday, December 10 & 11, 7pm-9pm
Dark Aisle Holiday Celebration
Lighted Walk, Wagon/Sleigh Ride, Music, & Wassail
$5 each for persons 13 and older (cash only)
Sunday, December 12 – Sunday, January 2, 9am–9pm
Dark Aisle Lighted Holiday Walk
The Dark Aisle will remain lighted through New Year’s weekend. Stop by to walk through this family (and pet) friendly holiday display on your own! To enter, follow the path from the first lit tree that is visible from the parking lot.
Admission: Free—Donations appreciated
Notes: Cash only for admission. Please leash and clean up after pets. Pets will not be allowed on the wagon/sleigh rides.
Lorenzo Wins State Grant
The grant, from Parks and Trails New York will enable Friends to create electronic search tools for its vast archives of documents, records, photos, posters, an more. read more
Board Adopts Comprehensive Plan for Investing in Lorenzo
Continued investment in archives and digitizing documents.
Historical reproduction of six antique garden benches.
Implementation of membership database software for improved communication and accounting capabilities.
Restoration of the horseshoe driveway in front of the mansion.
Continued support for upkeep of grounds and gardens.
Scavenger Hunt Success
Thank you to all who participated in the Friends of Lorenzo Landscape Scavenger Hunt! Congratulations to our winners! Chris Nevison won the coffee set, Henry Haslam won the kids set and Leah Chamberlin won the tote bag and books! Please feel free to continue to enjoy the beautiful grounds at Lorenzo and check back for more community events.