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Sunday, February 14, 2016
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February 14 2016 - May 14 2016
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1/23/2016 - 3/27/2016
Downstairs/Upstairs Tour at Vanderbilt Mansion
This expanded tour of Vanderbilt Mansion will include the servant areas and rarely seen rooms on the third floor. 

2/14/2016
Celebrate Washington's Birthday at Knox's Headquarters
To honor Washington's time in the Hudson Valley, Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site will celebrate him on Sunday, February 14 with tours of the Ellison House and a small cannon firing

2/14/2016
Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series: Love & Marriage in the Gilded Age
Enjoy tea & refreshments in the formal dining room while listening to a presentation about courtship and marriage in Gilded Age society. Each participant will receive a 4 oz. tin of "Staatsburgh Blend" tea created by Harney & Sons. $30/person, $25/Friends of Mills Mansion members. Reservations required;...

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

2/16/2016
Kingston Land Trust Winter Gather
A winter social and fundraiser benefitting the Kingston Land Trust.

2/17/2016
Winter Wildlife Survival
How is it that deer, wood frogs, or even praying mantis survive the
winter? Come to Fort Montgomery State Historic Site and discover
how our backyard neighbors endure the winter with no clothing,
grocery stores, or furnaces! 

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

2/18/2016
History Happy Hour
The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area will sponsor History Happy Hour at Ten Broeck Mansion.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

2/3/2016 - 2/25/2016
Secrets of the Shawangunks Shawangunk Ridge Free Public Lecture Series
Shawangunk Ridge Biodiversity Partnership (SRBP) will present a free public lecture series, Secrets of the Shawangunks, providing information on conservation topics and biodiversity on the Ridge.

2/18/2016
Constitution Marsh: Jewel on the Hudson
Eric Lind, director of Hudson Valley properties for Audubon New York, will describe the diverse bird and wildlife populations that thrive in the marsh despite the long history of human impact upon it. He also will share educational and habitat restoration activities planned for the marsh and other Audubon properties in the valley.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/27/2016
Downstairs/Upstairs Tour at Vanderbilt Mansion
This expanded tour of Vanderbilt Mansion will include the servant areas and rarely seen rooms on the third floor. 

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

2/24/2016
Free Information Session on Preserve New York and Technical Assistance Grants
Not-for-profit groups and municipalities are invited to attend a free information session on Preserve New York and Technical Assistance Grants (TAG).

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

2/25/2016
Effects of Climate Change on Hudson Valley Birds
Larry Federman, president of the Northern Catskills Audubon Society, will offer a PowerPoint presentation on local birds and discuss potential impacts climate change will have on these and other species—and how we can help them.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

2/25/2016
Chill Ride & Screening with Bike Friendly Kingston
An evening ride followed by a Bike Gear Show & Tell at 7pm and then a screening of the film, A Winter of Cyclists at 7:30pm.

2/3/2016 - 2/25/2016
Secrets of the Shawangunks Shawangunk Ridge Free Public Lecture Series
Shawangunk Ridge Biodiversity Partnership (SRBP) will present a free public lecture series, Secrets of the Shawangunks, providing information on conservation topics and biodiversity on the Ridge.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/27/2016
Downstairs/Upstairs Tour at Vanderbilt Mansion
This expanded tour of Vanderbilt Mansion will include the servant areas and rarely seen rooms on the third floor. 

1/23/2016 - 3/27/2016
Downstairs/Upstairs Tour at Vanderbilt Mansion
This expanded tour of Vanderbilt Mansion will include the servant areas and rarely seen rooms on the third floor. 

2/28/2016
Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series: Having a Ball
Enjoy tea & refreshments in the formal dining room while listening to a presentation about attending balls in the Gilded Age era. Each participant will receive a 4 oz. tin of "Staatsburgh Blend" tea created by Harney & Sons. $30/person, $25/Friends of Mills Mansion members. Reservations required; programs...

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

2/29/2016
Mother Ann Lee's 280th Birthday
Join us and our Partners for Albany Stories to celebrate Mother Ann Lee's 280th birthday! 


1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

3/3/2016
Native Pollinators: "The Unstung Heroes"
Tim Stanley, founder of Native Beeology, will reveal the hidden world of our native pollinators and bring much-deserved attention to their importance in the ecosystem.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/27/2016
Downstairs/Upstairs Tour at Vanderbilt Mansion
This expanded tour of Vanderbilt Mansion will include the servant areas and rarely seen rooms on the third floor. 

3/5/2016
World War I and The End of the Gilded Age Tour
1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. Led by a costumed interpreter, this special tour explores how the Millses' extravagant way of life withered away in the cataclysm of the Great War.$10/adults, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion. Reservations...

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/27/2016
Downstairs/Upstairs Tour at Vanderbilt Mansion
This expanded tour of Vanderbilt Mansion will include the servant areas and rarely seen rooms on the third floor. 

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

3/10/2016
Tracking the Great Migration
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Hudson River Estuary Program Science Education Specialist Chris Bowser will discuss the eels and their long journey and then describe when, where and how you can help catch and document these fascinating fish—providing biologists with vital information.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/27/2016
Downstairs/Upstairs Tour at Vanderbilt Mansion
This expanded tour of Vanderbilt Mansion will include the servant areas and rarely seen rooms on the third floor. 

3/13/2016
Thomas Cole's Country Houses
Country houses occupied a prominent and intriguing role in Thomas Cole's wide-ranging engagement with architecture. His surviving drawings for a new Italianate villa on the Cedar Grove property tell a story of ambition, frustration, and resiliency in the face of professional setbacks. 

3/13/2016
Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series: Gilded Age Fashion
Enjoy tea & refreshments in the formal dining room while listening to a presentation about servant and upper class attire in the Gilded Age. Each participant will receive a 4 oz. tin of "Staatsburgh Blend" tea created by Harney & Sons. $30/person, $25/Friends of Mills Mansion members. Reservations required;...

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

3/13/2016
Martha Washington Woman of History Award
This award is given by Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site each year to a woman who has made a contribution to the advancement of Hudson Valley's rich history through education, promotion, or preservation. 

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

3/17/2016
The Second Dutchess County Trails Roundtable
Winnakee land Trust will host the second Dutchess County Trails Roundtable. 

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/27/2016
Downstairs/Upstairs Tour at Vanderbilt Mansion
This expanded tour of Vanderbilt Mansion will include the servant areas and rarely seen rooms on the third floor. 

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/27/2016
Downstairs/Upstairs Tour at Vanderbilt Mansion
This expanded tour of Vanderbilt Mansion will include the servant areas and rarely seen rooms on the third floor. 

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

3/26/2016
World War I and The End of the Gilded Age Tour
1914 saw the start of World War I and the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age. Led by a costumed interpreter, this special tour explores how the Millses' extravagant way of life withered away in the cataclysm of the Great War.$10/adults, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion. Reservations...

1/23/2016 - 3/27/2016
Downstairs/Upstairs Tour at Vanderbilt Mansion
This expanded tour of Vanderbilt Mansion will include the servant areas and rarely seen rooms on the third floor. 

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/27/2016
Downstairs/Upstairs Tour at Vanderbilt Mansion
This expanded tour of Vanderbilt Mansion will include the servant areas and rarely seen rooms on the third floor. 

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

1/23/2016 - 3/31/2016
Early Bird Tour at The Home of FDR
Reserve for the 9AM tour and you'll get to see the Roosevelts' kitchen, the President's study, and other places visitors don't usually see.

4/3/2016
Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series: Food for Every Station
Enjoy tea & refreshments in the formal dining room while listening to a presentation about the Gilded Age era. Discover the kinds of food that graced the table of millionaires, the middle class and the working class during the era. Each participant will receive a 4 oz. tin of "Staatsburgh Blend" tea...

4/10/2016
Artists' Homes and Studios as Archive and Romance
Join nationally renowned art historian Dr. Wanda M. Corn, Robert and Ruth Halperin Professor Emerita in Art History at Stanford University, as she explores American artists' homes and studios that, like the Cole property, have been preserved and opened to the public. 

4/10/2016
Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series: Dining on the Titanic
Enjoy tea & refreshments in the formal dining room while listening to a presentation about the Gilded Age era and the Titanic, just in time for the 104th anniversary of the ship's sinking. From 1st class to 3rd class, dining on the doomed liner reached culinary heights never before seen aboard a ship....

4/17/2016
Museum Association of New York Annual Conference
Join MANY for another amazing conference! This time they are heading to the Adirondack High Peaks and will be holding sessions and events in at The Wild Center in Tupper Lake and the Conference Center in Lake Placid, home of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics!

4/18/2016
Museum Association of New York Awards of Merit
The awards will be presented on Monday, April 18, 2016 at the luncheon of the Museums in Action Annual Conference held in Lake Placid.