Begun in 1997, the Sticky Wicket Croquet Game and Picnic has become a signature event and our major fundraiser. Held each year in August, the Historical Society and Museum welcome the public for a day of picnicking, socializing with friends and neighbors, and a "lively, yet genteel” round of lawn croquet – all with an historical twist. A plaque is awarded to the high scorer and fun is had by all.
Sticky Wicket is sponsored by local businesses, and generous members from the community, who contribute to the potluck event with delicious food. We invite you to read on to learn about more about the history of croquet, see who has made the Winner’s Circle in past years’ events, and enjoy photos from past festivities.
To learn more about Sticky Wicket and to become a supporter, we invite you to use our contact form here.
Our historic walking and driving tours are a big favorite with visitors, the most popular being our Graveyard Walks.
They started in 2001 and continue to be a wonderful forum for education and entertainment, truly bringing history alive and into the present day. Each year, we feature different local “heroes” from the past, who “arise” from their resting places to talk with visitors about how they lived, what they achieved, and what it was like to live and work in and around Warrensburgh during their lifetimes. The Graveyard Walks are held in September at the Warrensburg Cemetery on Friday evening and Saturday afternoon and followed by “Dinner with the Dead” at a local restaurant.
Please visit this page for more details about dates, locations and dinner venues. And be sure to make your reservations early! The Graveyard Walks are very popular and require a reservation in advance.