Paying social calls on friends and family on New Year’s Day was one of Old New York’s most cherished customs. Join us – virtually – for good cheer to toast the New Year and learn how New Yorkers celebrated the day.
In this immersive video experience, we’ll go back in time to the mid-19th century and hear how they decked the house for New Year’s Day and prepared their lists of social calls.
This is a 30-minute free virtual event (there is a suggested donation of $10). Click here to register. After registering, you will receive a downloadable PDF with a link to view. The link will be valid from Friday, December 24, to Friday, January 7, 2022.