Picnic in Park Saturday

The Landmarks Society of Greater Utica is holding its second annual Picnic in the Park on Saturday at Rutger Park in Utica as part of New York State statewide Museum Week celebration.

Admission to the Park is free, and mansion tours are $5 per person, per mansion. All of the proceeds raised will be used to support Landmarks’ ongoing restoration of 1 and 3 Rutger Park.

This day-long family oriented event at Rutger Park includes, all four mansions open to the public for viewing, with guided interior tours of two 1 and 3 (c. 1830 and 1850); an art show in Number 4 (c. 1854); and a self guided tour of Number 5 (c. 1889).

Other attractions include music; performers and face painters; crafts, food and drinks for sale under the tents in our vendor village; a car show on the lawn; local authors doing book signings; and raffles.

On the net: www.uticalandmarks.org

Museum Week: www.iloveny.com/museumweek