Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/26/2013 - 13:59

St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site
897 South Columbus Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY

Special free Programs in October 2013
Thursday, October 3, 7 PM
Enjoy the vibrant sounds of a performance of Brazilian Jazz selections by Vento Trio.

Wed., Oct. 9, 1 PM
Our mid week lunch time concert series continues with the lively rhythms and beats of Latin Jazz Guitars, performed by Ricardo Gautreau and company.

Monday, Oct. 14, Columbus Day recognition
The site is open, regular hours, 9 AM to 5 PM. There will be a presentation in the museum at 1 PM exploring the history of Columbus Day. Children can enjoy special crafts projects related to the Holiday, in addition to scavenger hunts focusing on the historic church and cemetery, with prizes. Tour the historic Bell Tower.

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10 AM, Tour of Pell’s Point Battlefield
Join us for a walking tour of the Split Rock Golf Course, in Pelham Bay Park, site of the Revolutionary War battle of Pell's Point. Reservations must be made in advance through St. Paul's; space is limited; please call 914-667-4116 for details.

Fri., Oct. 18, 7 PM, Candlelight Tour & Historic Music Program
Tour the historic cemetery by candlelight, visiting the graves of soldiers and civilians who lived through the American Revolution; hear a performance of 18th century music by Linda Russell & Companie, in the historic Church; refreshments served.

Sat. Oct. 19, 10 AM to 4 PM, Battle of Pell’s Point Encampment
An encampment that commemorates the nearby 1776 Battle of Pell’s Point. It includes talks on the American Revolution, musket firing and militia drill, period music and dancing, dramatizations, crafts and cooking, historic children's games and toys, with dozens of costumed re-enactors representing the armies that fought in the Revolutionary War.

Wed., Oct. 23, 1 PM
The fall concert series features a performance of songs by a classical Indian singer, with electronic accompaniment, from Sarah Lawrence College.