Events

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, several heritage sites have announced that they are cancelling events, closing, or reducing hours. Please call the individual sites directly to inquire about the events listed below.

Christmas with the Ellisons at Knox's Headquarters

Dec 12, 2020, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584 Holiday tour of the headquarters. Free admission. More...

Victorian Nutting Party

Oct 10, 2020, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Location: 87 Clermont Ave Germantown, NY 12526 Celebrate a classic autumn harvest like the Victorians did! More...

Aiming to Please at Knox's Headquarters

Jul 19, 2020, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location: 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584 Celebrate Henry Knox's birthday by talking about his favorite topic: artillery. Free admission. More...

Open House at Knox's Headquarters

Dec 27, 2020, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584 Tour the elegant 1754 historic house decorated for the season in 18th century fashion. Free admission. More...

Wassail, Wassail all over the Town at Knox's Headquarters

Dec 19, 2020, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584 Holiday tours. Free admission. More...

Your Excellency's Dog kennel at Mount Vernon is as good a Quarter as that I am now in at Edmonston House

Nov 11, 2020, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Location: 1042 Route 94 New Windsor, NY 12553 Meet Saratoga victor and New Windsor Cantonment commander Major General Horatio Gates. Free admission. More...

It was dark back then at Knox's Headquarters

Oct 24, 2020, 7:00 PM to 11:30 PM Location: 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584 The eerie night-cloaked grounds of the 1754 Ellison house serves as a stage for this theatrical presentation. Free admission, but reservations required. Beginning October 1 call (845) 561-1765 X22 for reservations. More...

Still Life Drawing and the Livingston Collection

Sep 13, 2020, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Location: 87 Clermont Ave Germantown, NY 12526 Learn about several items in Clermont's collection while learning how to draw still-life! More...
Enterprising Waters: New York’s Erie Canal

Enterprising Waters: New York’s Erie Canal

Sep 16, 2017 to Oct 25, 2020 Location: 222 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12230 In honor of the Bicentennial of the Erie Canal’s construction, New York State’s Office of Cultural Education will present this rich story with the first phase of Enterprising Waters: New York’s Erie Canal at the New York State Museum. More...