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A Serendipity! This Sunday

Boys and girls and adults of all ages are invited to come find their serendipitous moment in two galleries of dollhouses, miniatures, and other treats at the opening reception for the 34th Annual Miniature and Dollhouse Show on Sunday 11/22 from 1p-4p.

The show runs through Sunday, February 14, 2010 with Tuesdays through Sundays hours from 12n-4p.  Sunday admission includes a tour of the historic Jacob Blauvelt House.

The Historical Society of Rockland County is at 20 Zukor Road in New City.

Serendipity is defined as the effect by which one accidentally discovers something fortunate, especially while looking for something entirely unrelated.  The exhibition will showcase  the work of Clarke Dunham Studio with a complete small-scale train set. Dunham is well known for his fantastic trains and landscapes exhibited at Citi Corps in New York City.  Miniatures by artists Sandra Mirque and Susan Farni will be seen along with the work of many other talented regional contributors including  Rockland clay artist Rosemary Aiello.

The curator this year is Joanne Potanovic.

Special holiday admission: $7 adults and HSRC members; $3 children under 12.  Price includes free admission to the 1832 Jacob Blauvelt House on Sundays from 12:00-4:00 p.m. Half-price for groups of ten or more is by reservation only.

Stop by the Museum Shop and purchase unique holiday gift items . Enter the museum raffle for a beautiful new dollhouse !  Other prizes include tickets to yoga classes and to a Penguin Repertory play; brunch at the Freelance Café; dinner at Fiesta Cancun; certificates for clothing and the museum gift shop and more.

For more information call The Historical Society of Rockland County at 845-634-9629 or visit

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