Past Events

Browse through our archives of past BHS events, from 2021 back to 2014.
Programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
Dermody Triangle Memorial Ceremony
Dermody Triangle Memorial Ceremony
May 24, 2021
Time: 5:00pm-5:30pm


Cost: FREE


In our annual tradition, BHS laid a wreath upon the stone memorial at Dermody Triangle for the Memorial Day holiday. Members of the BHS Board of Trustees and the Bayside Hills Civic Association gathered in a brief but poignant ceremony to honor one of Bayside's greatest heroes. Captain William C. Dermody was a Baysider and a dedicated, outspoken abolitionist who was mortally wounded in the Civil War on May 12, 1864, during the battle of Spotsylvania in Virginia.

Step into Queens
Step into Queens — VIRTUAL EVENT
May 22, 2021
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm


Cost: General Admission: $5.00 / Support Level: $30.00


Visit five historic houses across Queens from the comfort of your own home! You'll take a virtual tour of these fascinating sites, viewing both the interior spaces as well as their gardens in bloom. This program will be live-streamed through YouTube — register for the event to receive the link! Step into Queens is a joined effort among Bayside Historical Society, King Manor Museum, Greater Ridgewood Historical Society, Queens Historical Society, and the Poppenhusen Institute!

Jazz Brunch Weekend
Jazz Brunch Weekend — VIRTUAL EVENT
May 15-31, 2021
Time: 9:00am-9:00pm


Cost: FREE


Since we can't host our Annual Sunday Jazz Brunch at the Castle this year, we did the next best thing! Bayside Historical Society brings you the fabulous Carl Bartlett, Jr. and his band, recorded live at the Castle. Tune in to our virtual concert — date now extended until May 31!


We invite you to create your own "Jazz Brunch" at any time, for any meal, during the weekend — send us your photos and we'll include them in our virtual event album on Facebook!

BHS Annual Membership Meeting
BHS Annual Membership Meeting
March 25, 2021
Time: 7:00pm


Cost: Free for BHS members


In order to abide by social distancing laws, our Annual Meeting was held via Zoom for members only. It featured the installation of the BHS Board of Trustees that had been elected via email and mail.

20th Annual Winter Art Show
20th Annual Winter Art Show — VIRTUAL EVENT
February 1, 9:00am-February 28, 9:00pm 2021


Cost: FREE


Bayside Historical Society's annual Winter Art Show features contemporary Queens artists working in all media. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 2021 show will be a virtual event: For the entire month of February 2021, artists' works will be exhibited in virtual galleries on our website. DATES NOW EXTENDED TO MARCH 10, 2021.


Selections from Bayside Historical Society's 20th Annual Winter Art Show will be on display at the Bay Terrace Shopping Center from February 23 until March 10. Swing by to view the beautiful creations of local artists who reside, work or study in Queens.

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