John Jay’s Bedford House is open for tours Wednesday through Sunday at 1, 2, 3, and 4pm. Tickets are sold out of the Carriage Barn Education & Visitor Center.

The Carriage Barn Education & Visitor Center is open Wednesday through Sunday from 12:30pm to 4pm.

Our Discovery Centers are open Wednesday through Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

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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Play Days@Jay

September 22, 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

September 23, 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

Family Teaching Garden Series - Week 2 - "Root for the Roots!"

September 24, 2017 4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Presented by InterGenerate. This series will focus on the fall harvest. Families will learn through hands-on work how to tend a vegetable garden, consider its winter needs, and harvest its crops, all while exploring plant parts, ecology and, of course, bugs!

This year's Teaching Garden will also be a Giving Garden as the food we grow will be donated to those in need.

Registration is required.

Six-week series - $175

Individual classes are not offered. For registration for the series, please see September 17.

Price: Free Event

2017 Barn Dance – Tickets on sale now

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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Holiday Tours Offered For The First Time In 20 Years

John Jay Homestead State Historic Site is excited to be offering evening holiday tours for the first time in two decades.  These limited candle light tours will take you through John Jay’s 1820s retirement home to discover what the winter holiday season would have been like for Jay and his family.  Period decorations, historic foods…

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