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2013 Schedule of Events

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FRIDAY JULY 19th 

The Tug Urger, Visit Captain Wendy Marble and the crew of the tugboat, the flagship of the fleet of vessels operated by the NYS Canal Corporation

Canal Harbor, Cowing Street.

ALL DAY
 

Elizabeth Smith Miller & DressReform Exhibit,

Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center,
136 Fall Street.

10am - 5pm
 

Phrenology Readings by Paul & Mary Kuhn,

Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center,
136 Fall Street.

10am - 12pm & 1pm - 4pm
 

Elizabeth Cady Stanton's and Amelia & Dexter Bloomer's Phrenology Reports,

Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center,
136 Fall Street.

11am & 2pm 
 

10 Reasons to Wear Trousers-
A Lady's Dilemma
, discover what made up proper attire for a 19th century woman. Learn why the Bloomer costume was so liberating and how it became a symbol for the women's rights movement.

Wesleyan Chapel,
Women's Rights National Historical
Park, 136 Fall Street.

11am & 2pm 
 

Community Service Award Presentation, honoring Walt Gable,

Seneca Falls Historical Society,
55 Cayuga Street. 

5pm - 6:30pm 
 
A Collector's Tale,
Angela Clark- Taylor, program manager of the Susan B. Anthony Institute at the University of Rochester, will present her unusual private collection on the history of the Women's Suffrage Movement. Refreshments. Sponsored by the Women's Interfaith Institute. Seneca

Falls Community Center,
35 Water Street.

7:30pm 

SATURDAY JULY 20th 

The Tug Urger, Visit Captain Wendy Marble and the crew of the tugboat, the flagship of the fleet of vessels operated by the NYS Canal Corporation

Canal Harbor, Cowing Street.

ALL DAY
 
Elizabeth Smith Miller & Dress Reform Exhibit,

Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center,
136 Fall Street.

 9am - 5pm
 
Annual Commemorative Procession,
join Elizabeth Cady Stanton (portrayed by Dr. Melinda Grube) at the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House (32 Washington Street) and process to the Wesleyan Chapel, Women's Rights National Historical Park (136 Fall Street). Followed by a reading from the Declaration of Sentiments. Those who do not wish to participate in the walk should arrive at the Chapel at 10am. 
 9:30 am - 11am
 
Sidewalk Festival,
sponsored by the Seneca Falls Business Association.

Downtown. 

 10am- 3pm
 
Phrenology Readings by Paul & Mary Kuhn,

Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center,
136 Fall St.

 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 4pm
 
Three Eleanors: A Solar Powered Paper Doll Production,
an artistic performance about Eleanor of Aquitaine, Eleanor Duse & Eleanor Roosevelt. 70 minutes.

Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center, Guntzel Theater,
136 Fall Street.

11am & 3pm 
 
Womanspeak, a reader's theatre
presentation about the lost history of American women and a contemporary woman in search of her roots.

Wesleyan Chapel, Women's Rights National Historical Park,
136 Fall Street.

 11:15am - 12pm
 
Elizabeth Cady Stanton's and Amelia & Dexter Bloomer's Phrenology Reports,

Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center,
136 Fall Street.

 11am & 2pm
 
Equality of Rights,
a dramatization of the Seneca Falls Convention,

Wesleyan Chapel, Women's Rights National Historical Park,
136 Fall Street.

 12pm & 3pm
 
Lace Making Demonstrations,

Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center,
136 Fall Street.

 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 4pm
 
Lunch with Leigh Fought,
a presentation on Frederick Douglass and the suffrage movement. Tickets $25, available at the Seneca Falls Historical Society. Proceeds benefit Convention Days.

Hotel Clarence,
108 Fall Street.

 12pm
 
Hutchinson Family Revival,
a musical program.

Wesleyan Chapel, Women's Rights National Historical Park,
136 Fall Street.

1pm
 
When Anthony Met Stanton,
Sculptor Ted Aub will speak about creating the sculpture of Amelia Jenks Bloomer introducing Susan B. Anthony to Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Seneca

Museum of Waterways and Industry,
89 Fall Street.

2pm
 
10 Reasons to Wear Trousers -
A Lady's Dilemma
,
see Friday 11am description.

Wesleyan Chapel, Women's Rights National Historical Park,
136 Fall Street.

2pm
 
United Nations Women, an agency of the UN leads a discussion of current women's issues.

Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center, Guntzel Theater,
136 Fall Street.

2pm
 
Ladies Vintage Base Ball,
come play 19th century ball with Miss Porter's Ladies Base Ball Club and The Brooks Grove Belles from Genesee Country Village & Museum,

People's Park, Water & Bridge Streets.

3pm
 
"Pink Smoke Over the Vatican,"
dinner, film and discussion. Be-our- guest wine tasting (5pm-6pm) with cash bar available; buffet dinner (6pm-7pm); screening of the film about women's ordination in the Catholic Church,

"Pink Smoke Over the Vatican" (7pm-8pm); and discussion and dessert (8pm-9pm).

Event benefits the Women's Interfaith Institute building restoration. Tickets $45, available at WomanMade Products, the Copy Shop, or online at www.womensinterfaithinstitute.org. (Questions, call 585.319.9395).

Hotel Clarence,
108 Fall Street.

5pm - 9pm
 

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Original photograph of statues and Trinity Church courtesy of Linda Solan.