November 18, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 17 �������������������������� Community invited to holiday event at Zabriskie House Voor Haze, Quackenbush, and Zabriskie families, the structure was also used as a village store, tavern, candy store, hotel, and ballroom. Today, the house and gardens represent the Grace Zabriskie home, a gift to the Township of Wyckoff. Highlighting the day will be self-guided tours throughout the house, giving visitors the opportunity to experience a Wyckoff home as it appeared two centuries ago. In addition, holiday hot-spiced tea and cookies will be served in the home’s lovely period dining room. Holiday music will add to the festivities. All area residents are invited to this special annual event. Children who are studying New Jersey history this year may especially appreciate the experience of being in a local historical home during the holiday season. There is a fee of $5 for adults, and $3 for senior citizens and children under 12. For further information, call (201) 8910057. The trustees of the VanVoorheesQuackenbush-Zabriskie House invite local residents to a Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 5. This event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at this 18th and early 19th century historical home located at 421 Franklin Avenue, Wyckoff. This annual event has been held nearly every year since 1976, and will showcase the house for the holiday season, complete with wreaths and garlands of fresh greens designed specifically for this occasion by several volunteers. Built in 1730 and added on to in 1824, the Zabriskie House is one of the finest examples of American architecture in northern New Jersey. Antique-filled rooms reflect the Dutch colonial heritage that dominated this region during the 18th and early 19th centuries. Although used as a home by the Van is OPEN wh ile Shopping Center Top left: The Zabriskie House. Above: A past Holiday Open House at the Zabriskie House. Boulder Run Please  Starbucks support us during  McDonald’s this time of renovation.  Blockbuster Video  Angel Tips Manicures We are working to build a better Boulder Run  Kids Stuff Clothing to serve you!  The Wireless Store  GNC Vitamins  Boiling Springs Savings Bank  Portraits in Hair Design  Goldberg’s Bagels  Pet Valu  Boulder Run Cleaners  Blue Moon Mexican Café  Slobodien Stride Rite Shoes  Super Stop & Shop Chantilly Lace Give Something Special for the Holidays Largest Selection of Lingerie • Bra & Panty Sets by Chantelle & many more • Nightgowns • Pajamas: Silk, Flannel • Hosiery • Camisoles • Bustiers • Elita Warmwear • Hanky Panky Underwear & Outerwear • Men’s Boxers: Cotton, Silk • Men’s Silk Pajamas  Great Stocking Stuffers • Petite to Plus Sizes Gift Certificates • Personalized Service We Special Order Avoid the Mall Madness! Major Credit Cards Accepted Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 10-6, Thurs 10-8, Sat 10-5 253 Everett Ave, Wyckoff • 201-847-8747  Ample Private Parking