YHS Annual Gala Dinner - 2023
We are pleased to announce our annual dinner will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2023. The location has not been confirmed, but it will probably at the Fairways at Dunwoodie (shown below), where it has taken place in the past. Tickets are approximately $125 per person. More information to be announced as the date draws near. The proceeds will go toward the further care and maintenance of the historic Sherwood House Museum. For more information, you can email us at: YHSDinner@YonkersHistoricalSociety.org
In 2022, we honored our very own Mayor Mike Spano. The event was held at the Fairways at Dunwoodie.
The annual dinner for this year was postponed, so it will not actually take place this year. See the information for 2022.
Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 most events were cancelled or postponed in 2020. There was no annual dinner.
On Thursday, October 3, 2019, the Yonkers Historical Society Dinner will hold our Annual Dinner / Dance at the Fairways at Dunwoodie. The dinner will celebrate the Sherwood House's 35th anniversary as a National Historic Place.
Awards to be presented:
Key to History - Mary Calvi
Volunteers of the Year - Richard Mangini and Loren Chaidez
Community Service - Bob Walters
On Thursday, October 4, 2018, the Yonkers Historical Society Dinner was held at the Fairways at Dunwoodie. The dinner celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Society's first antique show and sale. Awards were presented to:
- Volunteers of the Year - The Yonkers Auxiliary Police
- Corporate Citizens - Curto's Appliances
- Community Advocate - State Senator Shelly Mayer
Thanks to all who attended, especially the honorable Mayor Mike Spano.
Volunteer Jason Medina was our photographer for the event.
The Yonkers Historical Society held its Annual Dinner on Thursday, September 28th 2017 at the Fairways at Dunwoodie, 1 Wasylenko Lane, Yonkers, NY. The 2017 dinner celebrated the Sherwood House’s 55th year as a museum, and honored recipients of several awards including:
- Historic Preservation Award for Adaptive Reuse – Simone Development Companies
- Volunteers of the Year – Friends of Philipse Manor Hall
- Corporate Citizen Award – Yonkers Rising
Proceeds from the dinner will support continued maintenance and repair of the Sherwood House Museum.