Performances And Media

The Century House Historical Society hosts musical, poetical, and theatrical events in the Widow Jane Mine.

A perennial event is the appearance of the Taiko Masala troupe, playing traditional Japanese music on huge drums, and combining that with dances and martial arts.

Another yearly event is the Subterranean Poetry Festival.

2019 brought more music with the new mini-festival “Hudson Valley Poetry Bands” , the Catskill Mountain Gamelan, and  Mamalama y Andes Manta.
The Mine also hosted the Dzieci Theatre for a production of MAKBET.

In addition to these benefit concerts, there will also be special pop-up event days sprinkled through the year to remind visitors to visit the site!

Here are some links to videos and sound recordings of past performances in the Mine:

If you or your organization would like to stage an event at the Snyder Estate or in the Widow Jane Mine, contact us at!