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Afternoon Tea

Wednesday, September 10 & 24                 

In the grand tradition of Mary Alice Kean, the last lady of the house, join Liberty Hall for its exquisite Afternoon Tea, served the second and fourth Wednesday of every month. Our tremendously popular tea service, which includes a sumptuous selection of scones, assorted pastries, traditional finger sandwiches, and the freshest of fruit, concludes with an intimate, guided tour of the museum.

  • Program Fee: $40.00 per person
  • Reservations required, call 908-527-0400
  • Program Time: 2 to 4 p.m.



Dining on the Titanic
Saturday, September 13

Experience fine dining on the high seas without ever leaving shore!

Inspired by the Kean family's own multiple voyages on the Titanic's sister ship, the Olympic, Dining on the Titanic invites you to step back in time to the most celebrated of the ship's specialty restaurants, the Café Parisien. You'll sample a menu inspired by the Titanic's own lavish bill of fare, served on replica china from the ship. Take in the serene vistas of Liberty Hall's acclaimed formal gardens from the comfort of the museum's glass porch, similar to the Café Parisien's own sun-lit veranda. After a leisurely meal, enjoy a guided tour of Liberty Hall Museum including the exhibit Bon Voyage! 200 Years of Luxury Travel.

  • Program Fee: $55.00 per person
  • Reservations required, call 908-527-0400
  • Program Time: Noon to 3 p.m.



Yoga in the Gardens!

Sunday, September 14        

Liberty Hall Museum's gardens provides a peaceful and beautiful atmosphere where all yoga-lovers are welcome! Take in the breathtaking grounds and relax while exploring the benefits of doing yoga outside a studio with certified yoga instructor Jessica Anderson. She completed her certification at Even-Flow in Red Bank, NJ with Christian Valeriani. Jessica came into yoga for the purposes of strengthening and relaxing her body but was stunned to find that yoga not only helped build muscle tone and strength but also transformed her heart, mind, spirit, relationships, and entire life – all for the better!

  • Program Fee: $5.00 per person, $3.00 for museum members
  • Reservations required, call 908-527-0400
  • Program Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (in case of rain, it will be held indoors)
    Don't forget to bring your yoga mat, towel and bottle of water!



Great Gatsby Party
Saturday, September 20

Did you love the movie The Great Gatsby? Experience the real thing at Liberty Hall's Great Gatsby Party! Step back into a time when jazz raged, gin flowed (illegally), and Charleston-crazed flappers danced the night away, just like they did at Jay Gatsby's infamous parties! Admission includes hors d'oeuvres, 1920s-inspired cocktails, live music and gambling. Period attire is encouraged but not required; must be 21 & over to attend. Space is limited; reserve your spot today!  

  • Program Fee: $60.00 per person, $55.00 for museum member
  • Reservations required by September 13th, call 908-527-0400
  • Program Time: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.



Junior Farmer's Club
Thursday, September 25

Junior Farmer's Club at the Liberty Hall Museum Community Farmer's Market!

Children will work with Market Manager Susan Beddia and on the fourth Thursday of every month and do hands—on activities on the farm at Liberty Hall Museum! They'll learn about farming, different crops and more! Every month, children will do a special farming activity and get to take it home with them!

  • Program Fee: $3.00 per child
    Sign up for all 5 sessions and receive a FREE Liberty Hall Tote Bag!
  • Reservations required, please email farmersmarket@kean.edu.
    Space is limited to 12 children per session.
  • Program Time: 12:30 - 1:30 (for ages 2 - 5) or 3:30 - 4:30 (for ages 6 and up)



Apple Harvest Time

All month long

Stroll our orchard and pick your own apples. Please call (908) 527-0400 before visiting Liberty Hall to see if the apples are ripe for the picking.

  • Subject to Supply
  • Program Fee: $5.00 per person
  • Apple Bag Fee: $8.00: small bag, $10.00: large bag



Liberty Hall Museum Community Farmer's Market!

Every Thursday               

A weekly farmer's market will take place every Thursday featuring New Jersey fresh produce, meat and poultry. Food trucks will also be at the market to sell lunch.

  • Thursdays from Noon to 7 p.m.
  • Admission to the Farmer's Market is free



Ongoing Exhibit:
Bon Voyage! : 200 years of Luxury Travel

  • Program Time: Regular tour times
  • Program Admission: Regular tour admission


 
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