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Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 9:39 am

Euchre Tournament at the HLOM

Presented by the Batavia Peace Garden
and the Holland Land Office Museum

EUCHRE TOURNAMENT

Saturday, April 25, 2015

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

At the Holland Land Office Museum

$20.00 per person

Prizes for winners, payouts based on number of entrants.

Light refreshments and fun for all ages!

Event Date and Time

April 25, 2015 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 11:53 am

A Night of Southern Music

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The 2015 Concert Series at the Holland Land Office Museum continues Friday, April 10th, with "A Night of Southern Music". Returning again are Dave Armitage and Dona LaValle, along with newcomer Al Capurso. Tickets are just $8.00 per person and can be purchased in advance or at the door.

 

Event Date and Time

April 10, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 2:04 pm

Red Cross Blood Drive @ HLOM

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The American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive at the Holland Land Office Museum on Thursday, April 2nd, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  

In addition, the Holland Land Office Museum will have a display on the history of the American Red Cross.  

Event Date and Time

April 2, 2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 3:10 pm

HLOM's Irish Music Night - held at St. James Episcopal Church

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The Holland Land Office Museum kicks of its 2015 concert series with a night of music from the Emerald Isle.  

Local musicians Rich Conroy and Don Bouchard perform as "No Blarney", singing and strumming all of your favorite Irish ballads and drinking songs!

NOTICE: The event will be held at St. James Episcopal Church, 405 East Main Street in Batavia.  

Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Admission is $8.00 per person.  All proceeds go to the Holland Land Office Museum.  

Light refreshments and coffee are provided.  

Event Date and Time

March 13, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 9:25 am

Sponsored Post: Dramatic reading of Sleepy Hollow at HLOM

Sponsored Post: Donated to the Holland Land Office Museum by The Batavian.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 12:39 pm

HLOM hosting Fall Family Festival at the Willow Bend Inn

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The Holland Land Office Museum is hosting a Fall Family Festival tomorrow from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Willow Bend Inn on West Main Street Road, Batavia.

There will be live music from Red Creek (pictured) along with children's games, period dress, musket firing, basket raffle and food. Admission is $5 for adults. Children are free. 

Proceeds benefit HLOM.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 12:01 am

Ceremony at HOLM honors Gabriel De Fabbio and Paulo Busti

Great and great-great nieces and nephews of Gabriel De Fabbio were at the Holland Land Office Museum this evening for a ceremony honoring De Fabbio and Paulo Busti.

De Fabbio was a resident of 38 Center St., Batavia, when he joined the Marines. He was killed in Vera Cruz during the Mexican-American War in 1914. One hundred years ago today De Fabbio was buried at the St. Joseph Cemetery in a huge public ceremony, the largest funeral in Batavia history (see the front page of the Buffalo Evening News from 1914 for photo depicting Downtown Batavia on that day).

Pictured are Joan Tresco, Kailyn Tresco, Peppi Palmer, Paul Tresco and Kay Emanuel.

A wreath was placed in front of the marker, erected in 1915, in the side yard of HLOM honoring De Fabbio, by Michelle Fuller, Jeff Donahue and Barb Toal. Assemblyman Steve Hawley presented a resolution honoring De Fabbio. HLOM board VP Garth Swanson gave a presentation on the life and military service of De Fabbio.

Paulo Busti was the principal agent of the Holland Land Office starting in 1800 and gave Batavia its name.

Frank Penepento played horn accompaniment just outside the museum while Anne Marie Starowitz inside read the lyrics to a song sung at De Fabbio's funeral.

Tom Cecere

Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 6:42 pm

HLOM to host Civil War Tea Party and Fashion Show

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Information and photo submitted by Kathy Jasinski.

The Holland Land Office Museum will host a Civil War Tea Party and Fashion Show from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 5. The cost is $20 per person.

The program will include Civil War Era music featuring soprano Amy Savino accompanied by Jeffrey Fischer on piano. A fashion show will highlight the event by Dona LaValle, professional Civil War seamstress -- she will show a ladie's outfit starting with the undergarments to outerwear. Live models will strut the runway in a variety of 1860s clothing. Rita Reichle will present "the Language of the Fan." She has done much research on the way the ladies of the era expressed themselves with their fans.

We will also have Victorian etiquette -- rules of conduct for the era as observed in polite society. Refreshments will be served throughout the program -- tea sandwiches, cheese, sweet breads, cookies, assorted sweets and treats. They will be prepared by Dibble Family catering.

Proper dress, including hats and gloves are encouraged, but certainly not required -- there will be door prizes and awards for creative dress and hats.

To make your reservation please call the Holland Land Office Museum at 343-4727 by April 1.

Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 10:27 pm

HOLM board welcomes new members and honors 50 years of service by Helen Batchellor

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The Holland Land Office Museum welcomed three new board members at its annual meeting dinner meeting tonight and honored longtime museum supporter Helen Batchellor.

Batchellor, on the right, became involved with HLOM 50 years ago and stepped down from her board seat this year after 30 years on the board.

New board members are, Robert Ettinger, left, Aaron Blake and Donna Mruczek.

The dinner was held at GO ART!

Friday, November 22, 2013 at 10:59 pm

Photos: HLOM hosts 2013 Wonderland of Trees Gala

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Don Burkel and David Gann were among the revelers having a jolly time at the Holland Land Office Museum tonight for the annual Wonderland of Trees gala.

The fundraiser is an early chance for people in the community to see all of the trees decorated by local businesses and community groups.

Four-year-old Robert Worthington of Batavia was fascinated by the toy trains running around a stand of trees.

Elizabeth Carlson, 8.

Burkel purchasing 50-50 tickets from Amy Swanson.

Don Read

Sam and Anne Barone

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