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December

Holiday Luncheon December 1 - 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Holiday Luncheon

Start the holiday season off with a bang at BPMM’s festive annual luncheon. Enjoy the company of friends, delicious food, and shopping for gifts and home-baked goods.

Reservations required
Cost $60 and $80 (includes listing in program).

Holiday First Friday! Music & Trolley December 1 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Holiday First Friday! Music & Trolley

Experience the mansion decked out for the holidays and enjoy the mellifluous and merry sounds of the a cappella MetropoliTones—back by popular demand—from 6 to 8 p.m. The free Bronx Trolley makes a continuous loop from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to BPMM to City Island.

Registration requested.

Cost BPMM Members $5; Not-Yet BPMM Members: Adults $15; Seniors/Students $10

Holiday Family Day: Santa, Crafts, and a Magic Show December 2 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Holiday Family Day: Santa, Crafts, and a Magic Show

Celebrate the spirit of the holidays! Explore the 19th-century mansion decorated for the season and enjoy hot cocoa and crafts, shop for unique gifts, and meet Santa in a historic setting (professional photos with Santa available for an additional fee)!

Space is limited. Registration requested.
Cost $20 children one year and up; BPMM member children $15 (children under one year and adults free when accompanied by a child)

Evergreen Gala December 2 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Evergreen Gala

Celebrate—and support—the museum in holiday splendor. Enjoy cocktails, buffet dinner, and a live auction amid trees decorated for the season!

Reservations requested
Cost: $150, $225 (includes listing in program), and $300 (includes listing in program).

Candlelight Tours and Victorian Carolers December 9 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Candlelight Tours and Victorian Carolers

Experience the mansion by candlelight with costumed docents highlighting 19th-century holiday traditions. Victorian carolers add to the festive atmosphere while you enjoy wassail and holiday snacks in the Conservatory.

Registration requested 
Cost: BPMM Members Free; Not-Yet BPMM Members: Adults $15; Seniors/Students $10

Bronx Arts Ensemble Presents Manhattan Brass Quintet Holiday Concert December 10 - 1:00 pm
Bronx Arts Ensemble Presents Manhattan Brass Quintet Holiday Concert

The Bronx Arts Ensemble presents the Manhattan Brass Quintet performing holiday classics.

Registration requested
Cost Free with museum admission ($8 adults, $6 seniors and students, free for children under age 6)

BPMM's Teddy Bear Tea December 14 - 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
BPMM's Teddy Bear Tea

We’re bringing back a beloved Bartow-Pell favorite fundraiser for the holidays. Celebrate the season with a child-approved, bright, colorful and deliciously decadent holiday-themed menu, story time with the Bartow snow queen, and a sing-along. Perfect for 3- to 5-year-olds accompanied by a parent, grandparent or favorite adult.

Registration required
Cost $25 per adult; $10 per child

Bartow's Literary Elevenses December 16 - 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Bartow's Literary Elevenses

Join Museum Guides Laura DeRiggi and Caitlyn Sellar as they lead an historical-fiction book club where literature and tea blend for a savory adventure. Contact BPMM for the current book being explored. Tea and light refreshments will be served; please bring a sweet or savory snack for the group to enjoy! Come be part of the fun.

Registration requested. Cost Free

Holiday Songs with Jewels December 17 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Holiday Songs with Jewels

If you’re thinking of an island Christmas, but can’t get escape the cold this year, then join us in the conservatory for some fun, contemporary holiday music that will warm up your winter spirit.

Registration Requested
Cost Free with museum admission ($8 adults, $6 seniors and students, free for children under 6)

Cookies and Crafts December 23 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cookies and Crafts

Drop in with your young ones to decorate some holiday cookies to take home after exploring the mansion decked out for the season. Recommended for ages 4 and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration requested
Cost Free with museum admission ($8 adults, $6 seniors and students, free for children under age 6)

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