Mauna Kea – July 2019

Or why this mountain means so much to a daughter of the Hawaiian diaspora. While my family was camping in the Adirondacks this week, I spent my vacation time weathering the heat wave by sharing the air-conditioned space of my kitchen with our three dogs. I had two goals for my quiet time: finish the…

Weekends at the Old Dutch – Reading “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” in Sleepy Hollow

This past Saturday I ventured forth from the Old Dutch Church and Burying Ground to our neighbor, just to the north, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, for a pop-up book club evening held in the Washington Irving Memorial Chapel. Under the auspices of the Warner Library and the Historical Society Serving Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown, various venues…

Seven Sundays of Music

You can be taken by surprise when you walk through the doors of the Old Dutch Church during our unique program "Seven Sundays: A Celebration of Music in Worship". I certainly was when we were gifted with a performance by two members of Taiko-Masala along with four of their many drums. I wasn't sure how Taiko…

Flat Andre Visits The Old Dutch Church

We are used to having fans of the first internationally acclaimed American writer, Washington Irving, visit The Old Dutch Church and Burial Ground. Followers of the various television and film adaptations of his story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" are always on site looking for tell-tale signs of the Headless Horseman. But we have a…