***We will be closed on Saturday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day***

John Jay’s Bedford House is open for tours Thursday through Saturday at 1, 2, and 3pm. Tickets are sold out of the Glass Porch on the left of the Main House.

The Carriage Barn Education & Visitor Center and our Discovery Centers are closed for the season; however, the Carriage Barn and Red Barn will open on Fridays (12-2pm) and Saturdays (10am-1pm) through the end of October for our weekly Play Days @ Jay programs and during the Farm Market.

A 25-minute, docent-led Highlights tour is available Saturday during the Farm Market (June 10-Oct. 28) at 10, 10:30, 11, and 11:30am.

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Constitutional Convention: Pros and Cons - Information Forum

October 23, 2017 7:00 pm–9:00 pm

John Jay Homestead State Historic Site and The League of Women Voters® of New Castle and North East Westchester are co-sponsoring a community forum titled “Constitutional Convention: Pros and Cons”.

Panelists will include Nicholas A. Robinson (University Professor of Environmental Law, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University), Alan Rothstein (General Counsel to the New York City Bar Association, Ret.), and Jennifer Wilson (Director of Program and Policy for the League of Women Voters® of New York State).


For more information, please contact or 914-263-0357.


Free admission. Registration is recommended.

Price: Free Event

Available Spaces: 93

Play Days@Jay

October 27, 2017 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

On Fridays, May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and come visit the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm.

Free admission.

Price: Free Event

Farm Market

October 28, 2017 9:00 am–1:00 pm

Purchase locally produced, healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.

Saturdays through October 28.

Free admission.

Price: Free Event

2017 Barn Dance

A festive fundraiser, the Barn Dance celebrates its 20th Anniversary with the return of pig racing! Enjoy a country barbecue, a pizza truck, music by local bands, a campfire and more. Tickets are available at the door.

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First Day Family Fun

Join us on our 3rd annual First Day Family Fun and kick-start your New Year’s resolutions with a hike at John Jay Homestead. The first 200 participants will receive a free commemorative fleece scarf. Pick up your self-guided historic landscape tour at 1pm in our main parking lot. Then warm up by the bonfire with…

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