Tour six historic Queens houses during #HollyTour2019

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Here’s your chance to visit six Flushing landmarks all in one day.

Sunday, December 8 is #HollyTour2019, when the doors for these historic sites will be open to the public: Bowne House, Flushing Town Hall, Quaker Meeting House, Kingsland Homestead, Lewis Latimer House Museum and Voelker Orth House.

There will be family-friend activities, performances, displays and refreshments throughout the tour from 1 to 5 p.m.

All-inclusive tickets are $15 in advance, but $20 at the door. Children under 12 years old can attend for $5 each.

The tour is organized by the Queens Historical Society.

For more information, visit or contact Jeran Halfpap at 718-939-0647 ext. 14 or at

Halloween Family Fun TONIGHT

Even though Halloween is this Saturday, the Voelker Orth Museum is hosting an evening of spooks and treats for the kids tonight. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., children will enjoy spooky stories as well as craft time and surprises. To join in the fun, come in costume and bring some friends or family members. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Admission is $3 while infants can go for free.
The Voelker Orth Museum is located at 149-19 38th Avenue in Flushing.