Future Events

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To Be Determined

10:00 am

Season Opening

Season opening of the Havens Homestead Museum, 521 Herbertsville Rd., Brick.  Museum hours are 10 am to Noon on Saturdays from this date through October except for major holiday weekends.  Free admission, donations are gratefully accepted.  An appointment can also be scheduled by calling 732-785-2500.

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June 9th, 2020

7:30 pm

Society Meeting 

Meeting of the Society – Catherine Felix from the Monmouth County Historical Association will give a program on TEA and its role in women’s lives in the 18th century.  The meeting takes place at the Herbertsville Firehouse, 601 Herbertsville Rd., Brick.

Free admission; the public is welcome.  Parking is in the rear of the firehouse.

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June 13th, 2020

8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Giant Yard Sale

Raindate: June 14th.
Giant Yard Sale on the property of the Havens Homestead Museum, 521 Herbertsville Rd., Brick.  Hours 8 am to 2 pm.  There will be a large selection of reasonably priced merchandise plus specials in the Lizzie Herbert Gift Shop and a bake sale.  A licensed NJ gold dealer will be available to buy your unwanted gold and/or silver.  Parking is in a lot 150 ft. east of the museum, accessed by a driveway with a sign for the Robert Anstett Cultural Center.

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July 25th and 26th, 2020

Times Below

Civil War Encampment

July 25th, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and July 26th, 2020 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Civil War Encampment on the grounds of the Havens Homestead Museum property, 521 Herbertsville Rd., Brick.  The 61st New York Regiment will camp out for a weekend, and visitors are invited to share experiences with them.  The soldiers will march, fire guns and demonstrate what life was like during an encampment.  This event takes place rain or shine.  Free admission, donations are gratefully accepted.  Lunch available for purchase from the grill.  Bake sale in the museum.  Parking is in a lot 150 ft. east of the museum, accessed by a driveway with a sign for the Robert Anstett Cultural Center.

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September 8th, 2020

7:30 pm

Society Meeting

Meeting of the Society.  Researcher Sandra Gray will present a program on the HMS Titantic and Halifax, Nova Scotia.  The meeting takes place at the Herbertsville Firehouse, 601 Herbertsville Rd., Brick.

Free admission; the public is welcome.  Parking is in the rear of the firehouse.

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September 13th, 2020

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ice Cream Social / Picnic

There will be an ICE CREAM SOCIAL/PICNIC with a FALL FESTIVAL at the Havens Homestead Museum property, 521 Herbertsville Rd. from Noon to 4 pm.  Rain date: Sept. 20.  People are welcome to bring their own picnic foods (no grills please), and the Society will be selling made to order ice cream sundaes, root beer floats, ice cream sodas and soft drinks.  There will be games for children and other activities.  Admission is free.  If you would like to reserve a table please call 732-785-2500.

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September 19th, 2020

Times Below

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

Day trip to visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.  The trip will include ferries, admission to both islands, the new Statue of Liberty Museum, the grounds and the Liberty pedestal.  Admission to the Crown is not included.  Afterward there will be a stop for a meal at Harold’s Deli in Edison.  For more information and to check availability or to make a reservation, please call 732-785-2500.  Reservations will start May 16.

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October 3rd, 2020

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea at the Museum from 1 to 3 pm.  Includes lemonade, a variety of teas, sandwiches, tea breads, muffins, cookies and pastries.  Call 732-785-2500 for a reservation or more information.  Reservations will begin June 13.

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October 17th, 2020

7:30 am

Day Trip to Amish Country

Day trip to the Amish Country.  Visit the Lil’ Country Store & Miniature Horse Farm and enjoy an authentic PA Dutch family style meal at the homestead of an Amish family.  See the pony barn, the wood working shop and the country store. Lunch, transportation and gratuities are included.  Afterward we will visit the market and stores at Bird-in-Hand Village.  Cost is $94 for members and $99 for non-members.  Email this website to check availability and make a reservation, or, you may call 732-785-2500.  Please leave a message, giving your phone number clearly.  You will be called back with info where to mail your check.

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November 8th, 2020

7:30 pm

Society Meeting

Meeting of the Society.  Kevin Woyce, an author, photographer and lecturer from Lyndhurst, will give a program on Christmas Traditions.  He will use photographs, vintage images and live music.  He will speak about the Rockefeller Christmas tree and how historical figures, such as, St. Nicholas, Martin Luther, Queen Victoria, Charles Dickens and Thomas Nast have shaped the way we celebrate the holiday.

Free admission; the public is welcome.  Parking is in the rear of the firehouse.