Events/Programs

Decorative Painting on Paper Mache         April 8

Join us for the Decorative Painting on Paper Mache Workshop on Saturday, April 8 from 9:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. The paper mache’ basket-toting bunny form participants will be decoratively painting is quite similar to the paper mache’ animal forms used for both play and display purposes by children and adults during the Victorian Era. Paper Mache’ (papier mache’) literally means “chewed paper” in French. It refers to the art of layering or soaking paper pieces in an adhesive, which, when built up sufficiently over an armature or mold and dried, resulting in sturdy objects for decorative and utilitarian purposes. Artist, Educator, Pamela Vogan Lynch will lead this workshop. Mrs. Lynch is a professional artist and retired Director of Art for the Oneida City School District with 35 years of experience in art education. The workshop will be held at the Madison County Historical Society on Saturday April 8 from 9:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. The cost for the workshop is $16. Space is limited, so please call to register.  All materials will be provided. This workshop is for adults and children aged 10 years and up.  In true Victorian fashion, tea and cookies will be served. For more information please contact MCHS at 315-363-4136, 315-361-9735.

Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market  May – Sept. 5

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Country Roads Antique Appraisal  May 20 

Country Roads Antique Appraisal fundraiser returns to the Madison County Historical Society on Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m.- 4p.m. Do you have something old and cherished that you want to know more about, especially its value? Appraiser, Phyllis Noble, with over twenty years of experience within the field of antiques and collectibles will be on hand to identify and conduct the appraisals. The cost for the verbal appraisal is $3 per item, $5 for 2 items, or $10 for 4 items. The appraisal event will take place at the Madison County Historical Society located at 435 Main Street in Oneida. All appraisal fees benefit the Madison County Historical Society’s Restoration Fund. Phyllis Noble is generously donating her time and expertise. Come support the Madison County Historical Society on Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m.- 4p.m. for the Country Roads Antique Appraisal. For more information please contact MCHS at 315-363-4136, 315-361-9735, or history@mchs1900.org.