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August 2018

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

August 11
The 1890 House Museum, 37 Tompkins Street
Cortland, NY 13045 United States
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A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare presented by Center Players FREE!!! August 11 – 1890 House Museum (37 Tompkins St. Cortland, NY) 2:00pm & 6:00pm RAIN: Carriage House at 1890 House The most enchanting and beloved Shakespearean play, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” comes to Cortland County for four FREE, outdoor performances August 9, 10, & 11. Audience members are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic items to each performance! August 11 – 1890 House Museum (37 Tompkins…

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Croquet Tournament

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The 1890 House Museum, 37 Tompkins Street
Cortland, NY 13045 United States
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$25

Get your juices flowing at the Inaugural 1890 House Museum Croquet Tournament. Teams of 2 compete in World Cup-styled pools to advance to the quarterfinal playoffs. Enjoy food trucks and beer in-between matches, but don't lose track of the ultimate prize - The 1st WickWired Croquet Champion! Entry for Teams of Two - $20 Unsure how to play? Show up at 10 AM for a tutorial that will get you ready to knock the competition out of the lawn! Admission…

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September 2018

I Spy Something Wrong

September 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The 1890 House Museum, 37 Tompkins Street
Cortland, NY 13045 United States
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Someone got loose in the Museum and our rooms are filled with items that don't belong!  Put on your sleuthing hat and see if you can figure out what's wrong at the 1890 House!

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Lift Your Spirits – An Evening Tasting for Accessibility

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The 1890 House Museum, 37 Tompkins Street
Cortland, NY 13045 United States
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$15

Lift Your Spirits at the 1890 House Museum! September 28th, from 7:00 - 10:00pm. Tickets are $15. and all ticket proceeds are raised in support of a new wheel chair lift for the Museum! The 1890 House Museum is thrilled to welcome the Finger Lakes Tasting Room, Dragonfyre Distillery, and Lively Run Dairy! Come for an evening of spirits of all kinds, paired with some of Cortland's finest cheeses. The Museum will be open for exploration, and staff on hand…

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October 2018

October First Friday

October 5
The 1890 House Museum, 37 Tompkins Street
Cortland, NY 13045 United States
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death and mourning

Join us for a special Death & Mourning First Friday in October!   Chester Wickwire has died!  Experience a 19th Century wake this October at the 1890 House Museum.  You’ll learn about Victorian funerary customs and superstitions.  What were the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of mourning?  Hear Victorian funeral music, sample period food, and learn the truth about the death of Cortland’s most famous citizen!   Book online now! Tours are at 5:30 / 6 / 6:30 / 7…

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