Events

Due to the developing Covid-19 situation, 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.

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...

New Windsor Cantonment Opens for the Season

Apr 15, 2020, 10:00 AM to 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 living history and special events. Free admission. More...
Sunday Salon with Dr. Peteet at Thomas Cole

Sunday Salon with Dr. Peteet at Thomas Cole

Apr 19, 2020, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Location: 218 Spring St, Catskill, NY 12414 Join us for a Sunday Salon talk in the New Studio with Dorothy M. Peteet, Adjunct Research Scientist Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University. More...

It's as Easy as (Citron Melon)...Pie!

May 16, 2020, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Location: 87 Clermont Ave Germantown, NY 12526 Learn all about Citron melons and enjoy making mini-pies! More...

Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site Opens for the Season

May 23, 2020, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Location: 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584 The headquarters of Continental army generals Nathanael Greene, Henry Knox and Horatio Gates opens for another season of tours and special events. Free admission. More...

18th Century Graveside Ceremony at the New Windsor Cantonment

May 25, 2020, 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM Location: 374 Temple Hill Road New Windsor, New York 12553 A graveside ceremony and military firing demonstration. Free admission. More...

A Revolutionary Camp at Night at the Historic Huts

Jun 6, 2020, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM Location: Causeway Road New Windsor, NY 12553 Tour the Revolutionary War huts by candlelight. Free admission. More...

Children's Day at the New Windsor Cantonment

Jun 21, 2020, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location: 374 Temple Hill Road New Windsor, New York 12553 A fun-filled day of family entertainment on Father's Day with the Two by Two petting zoo, magician Mr Bayly and a host of 18th century games. Free admission. More...

The Fall of the House of Knox's Headquarters

Jun 27, 2020, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location: 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584 Preserving Knox's Headquarters tour. Free admission. More...

Independence Day at Knox's Headquarters

Jul 4, 2020, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Location: 289 Forge Hill Road Vails Gate, NY 12584 Tours of the house on the hour and small cannon firings at 1:00 PM & 4:00 PM. Free admission. More...

Independence Day at the New Windsor Cantonment

Jul 4, 2020, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Location: 374 Temple Hill Road New Windsor, New York 12553 Military firing demonstration at 2:00 PM. Free admission. 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...

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...

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...

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...