The sun is shining high in the blue sky. Three houses are visible
Credit: Courtesy of Weeksville Heritage Center

Sat, October 22nd, 2022

11:00am — 5:00pm

Have you had the chance to enjoy the sun while taking in the historic Hunterfly Houses at Weeksville during the fall? If not, you’re missing out!

On Saturday, October 22, during OHNY Weekend, visitors are welcome to enjoy the following experiences at Weeksville Heritage Center:

  • First-come, first-served tours of the Historic Hunterfly Road Houses at 12pm, 2pm, and 3:30pm 
  • Free Yoga at 2pm with Najee Wilson
  • QR-coded Self-Guided Tour and Scavenger Hunt
  • In Pursuit of Freedom exhibition
  • Enjoy the space!
    • Bring a blanket and relax on the Meadow
    • Bring a book or your laptop and hang in the Atrium

In case you didn't already know — Weeksville Heritage Center is an historic site and cultural center in central Brooklyn that uses education, arts, and a social justice lens to preserve, document, and inspire engagement with the history of Weeksville, one of the largest free Black communities in pre-Civil War America, and the Historic Hunterfly Road Houses.

We cannot wait to see you for #OHNYWknd! 

Masks are required inside the building.

How does the combination of financial, cultural, and community capital enrich quality of life? The "Building Capital: Value of Place" series showcases places that play a vital role fostering community connections and local culture, telling the story of how the space was designed, built, and financed, how it’s being used, and how they contribute to the financial security and well-being of residents. Building Capital is the latest installment of OHNY’s Urban Systems program and is presented in partnership with Bloomberg Connects