Bergen County Historical Society Prepares for Stacked First Week of 2024

The Bergen County Historical Society (BCHS) will host a Twelfth Night Party at the Campbell-Christie House on Jan. 7. The Twelfth Night Party honors a Christian festival celebrating the final night of the twelve days of Christmas.

The event takes place from 2-5 p.m. at 1201 Main St., River Edge. Register here.

The BCHS kicked off 2024 with a walking tour at the Historic New Bridge Landing.

Other upcoming events include:

Sunday, Jan. 28, from 1-4 p.m. Brigid’s Day & Candlemas. Exhibit of early chairs of Bergen County and early history of the Steuben House.

Feb. 25-26 from 1-4 p.m., Washington’s Birthday Ball. More information will be available soon. Reservations can be made to help with the planning. Last year’s event included dance, music, portrayal of General George Washington, hot cider and crullers.

There was also an open-hearth cooking demonstrated in the Out-Kitchen, featuring meal items that General Washington might have eaten during his stay at New Bridge in 1780 and recipes from Martha’s cookbook. Re-enactors from the 3rd New Jersey Regiment will demonstrate military life.

To learn more about the Society’s upcoming events, visit