Events

Casting Her Ballot: Emily Rankin and the Suffrage Question

Casting Her Ballot: Emily Rankin and the Suffrage Question

Apr 1, 2017, 1:00 PM to Dec 23, 2017, 4:00 PM Location: 523 1/2 South Pearl St. Albany, NY 12202 In honor of the centennial of women's suffrage, this tour will focus on fifth-generation Cherry Hill owner, Emily Rankin, who came of age as the suffrage debate was raging in New York and the nation. How did Emily's experiences at Cherry Hill, in Albany, and at Smith College shape her views on this critical issue of her time? Follow Emily's footsteps on a tour of her home, view some of her photographs and belongings, and find out which side Emily was on. More...
New Windsor Cantonment Opens for the Season

New Windsor Cantonment Opens for the Season

Apr 19, 2017, 10:00 AM to Oct 29, 2017, 5:00 PM Location: 374 Temple Hill Road New Windsor, New York 12553 The final winter encampment of the Continental Army opens for another season of tours and special events. More...
Historic Mansion Tours

Historic Mansion Tours

May 6, 2017, 10:00 AM to Sep 24, 2017, 4:00 PM Location: 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591 Perfect for first-time visitors, the mansion tour lasts approximately one hour. On the mansion tour, you will see the majestic vestibule and entrance hall, reception room, parlor, library, cabinet room, Jay Gould’s private office, and the sumptuous Victorian dining room. The second-floor centers around the Grand Picture Gallery hung with its original and varied collection of European paintings. Impressive Tiffany and La Farge stained glass windows and decorative wall paintings adorn the gallery and adjacent bedrooms. More...
Backstairs Tours

Backstairs Tours

May 6, 2017, 11:30 AM to Sep 24, 2017, 12:00 AM Location: 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown NY, 10591 Backstairs Tour Details If you’ve taken the Classic Mansion Tour, chances are, you’ll be wanting more. This tour looks exclusively at ‘behind-the-scenes’ areas of the mansion. Come discover how during the Gilded Age and beyond, the staffs at Lyndhurst functioned to provide an efficient and seamless lifestyle for the Merritt and Gould Families! More...
Defying Labels: New Roles, New Clothes

Defying Labels: New Roles, New Clothes

Jun 15, 2017, 10:45 AM to Sep 24, 2017, 4:00 PM Location: 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591 With a focus on daywear, the exhibition highlights the development of the design attitudes and vocabulary that are direct precursors to modern dressing. More...
 Historic Mount Lebanon site is open for tours!

Historic Mount Lebanon site is open for tours!

Jun 16, 2017 to Oct 9, 2017 Location: 202 Shaker Road, New Lebanon, NY 12125 Historic Mount Lebanon site is open for tours! June 16, 2017-October 9, 2017; Fridays-Mondays, 10am-4pm More...
Sunset Jazz at Lyndhurst

Sunset Jazz at Lyndhurst

Jul 6, 2017, 6:00 PM to Aug 24, 2017, 12:00 AM Location: 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown NY, 10591 Relax on our great lawn and enjoy cool music by hot jazz artists! Every Thursday from July 6th through August 24th. Grounds open at 4 pm, music starts at 6:30. Free admission, $5 per person grounds fee. Canceled by 3 pm if rain. Co-sponsored by Lyndhurst and Jazz Forum Arts. More...

Oakwood's Summer Concert On The Lawn

Jul 24, 2017, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: 50 101st St, Troy, NY 12180 Oakwood is happy to welcome back the Colonie Town Band as they perform a lively program of popular & classical music, marches and show tunes. More...
Building Community with Place-Based Learning

Building Community with Place-Based Learning

Jul 25, 2017 to Jul 27, 2017 Location: 4079 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538 Teaching the Hudson Valley's Annual Summer Educator Institutes. More...
Teaching the Hudson Valley Summer Institute

Teaching the Hudson Valley Summer Institute

Jul 25, 2017, 9:00 AM to Jul 27, 2017 Location: 4079 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538 Two characteristics distinguish THV’s summer institutes. First, our programs are interdisciplinary mixing science, social studies, and culture — sometimes in the same session. Second, we invite all grades along with educators from non-school settings — museums, environmental organizations, libraries, historic sites, parks, and more. More...
Annual Meeting and BBQ

Annual Meeting and BBQ

Jul 27, 2017, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Location: 33 Valley View Road, Copake Falls, NY 12517 Renowned historian and biographer David Nasaw is the featured speaker at the 9th Annual Meeting and BBQ Supper of Friends of Taconic State Park on Thursday, July 27th beginning at 6 pm at the historic Copake Iron Works. More...

Spirits Under the Stars: Wine Tasting Party at Oakwood Cemetery

Aug 3, 2017, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: 50 101st St, Troy, NY 12180 What better way to spend a summer evening than getting together with friends to sip some luscious wines and enjoy an array of delectable hors d'oeuvres and desserts. Capoccia Winery and Brookview Station Winery will be offering a variety of wines for you to sample and even purchase if you'd like. More...
A Revolutionary Camp at Night at the Historic Huts

A Revolutionary Camp at Night at the Historic Huts

Aug 5, 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM Location: Causeway Road New Windsor, NY 12553 At the huts owned by Town of New Windsor, experience by candlelight military drills, musket firings and other period activities done at the encampment at New Windsor. More...
Bon-Odori Dance Festival for Peace

Bon-Odori Dance Festival for Peace

Aug 6, 2017, 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM Location: Delaware Ave, Kingston, NY 12401 Dance Together, Think Together, Let's Take A Step Toward A Nuclear-Free Future More...
Hudson River Maritime Museum and Kingston Sailing Club Launch Two Youth Programs for the “Riverport Sailing School”

Hudson River Maritime Museum and Kingston Sailing Club Launch Two Youth Programs for the “Riverport Sailing School”

Aug 7, 2017, 9:00 AM to Aug 18, 2017, 4:00 PM Location: 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY 12401 Youth ages 10 to 13 and Teens ages 14 to 18 -- Both in August 2017 The Hudson River Maritime Museum is partnering with the Kingston Sailing Club to launch the new “Riverport Sailing School”. More...