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

Herb Fair

September 28, 2017 11:00 am–2:00 pm

Sponsored by the New York Unit of the Herb Society of America. Plant and craft demonstrations, great food, and herb-related merchandise on the grounds of John Jay Homestead. Free
admission; food and merchandise available for purchase.

 

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Price: Free Event

Play Days@Jay

September 29, 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 30, 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 3 - "What to do with Leaves?"

October 1, 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

Play Days@Jay

October 6, 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 7, 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

Jay Walking - Historic Landscape Tour

October 7, 2017 10:00 am–11:00 am

Tour the grounds at John Jay Homestead. Learn about its historic buildings, architectural ruins and prominent landscape features. Meet at the main parking lot. Registration is recommended.

Free admission.

Price: Free Event

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Family Teaching Garden Series - Week 4 - "Seeds are for Saving"

October 8, 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

Play Days@Jay

October 13, 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 14, 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

Jay Walking with Bedford Audubon

October 14, 2017 7:30 am–9:00 am

Join Bedford Audubon at the Homestead to look for fall migrating birds. Meet at the main parking lot. Registration is recommended.

Free admission.

Price: Free Event

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Family Teaching Garden Series - Week 5 - "Worms and Bugs and Soil Critters, Oh My!"

October 15, 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

Thematic Tour - Happy Birthday John Adams

October 19, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

In celebration of John Adams's 282nd birthday, take a tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focused on the relationship between and accomplishments of these two Founding Fathers. Tours leave from the Glass Porch at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Play Days@Jay

October 20, 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 21, 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

Jay Walking with the Native Plant Center

October 21, 2017 9:00 am–10:00 am

Join the Native Plant Center for a walk to learn about native plant species at the Homestead. Meet at the main parking lot. Registration is recommended.

Free admission.

Price: Free Event

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Family Teaching Garden Series - Week 6 - "Goodnight Garden: Pajama Party and Bedtime Stories for Soil"

October 22, 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

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

Founders Dinner honoring Alexander Hamer

November 4, 2017 6:30 pm–11:00 pm

Cocktails, dinner and dancing and presentation of the Founders Award to Alexander Hamer who, following in the tradition of John Jay, has made extraordinary contributions to community and public life.

I cannot attend but would like to make a donation of






.

Price: $25000.00

Available Spaces: 289

Holiday Tours

December 1, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

Holiday Tours

December 2, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

Holiday Tours

December 7, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

Holiday Tours

December 8, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

Holiday Tours

December 9, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

Holiday Tours

December 14, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

Holiday Tours

December 15, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

Holiday Tours

December 16, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

Candlelight Tours

December 20, 2017 5:00 pm–6:00 pm

Experience John Jay's historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Wednesday, December 20th; Thursday, December, 21st; and Friday, December 22nd at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $5 for children. Reservations are required for timed tours as space is strictly limited.

***Please make sure you register for the correct date and time.***

Price: $15.00

Available Spaces: 12

Candlelight Tours

December 20, 2017 5:30 pm–6:30 pm

Experience John Jay's historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Wednesday, December 20th; Thursday, December, 21st; and Friday, December 22nd at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $5 for children. Reservations are required for timed tours as space is strictly limited.

***Please make sure you register for the correct date and time.***

Price: $15.00

Available Spaces: 12

Candlelight Tours

December 20, 2017 6:00 pm–7:00 pm

Experience John Jay's historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Wednesday, December 20th; Thursday, December, 21st; and Friday, December 22nd at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $5 for children. Reservations are required for timed tours as space is strictly limited.

***Please make sure you register for the correct date and time.***

Price: $15.00

Available Spaces: 12

Candlelight Tours

December 20, 2017 6:30 pm–7:30 pm

Experience John Jay's historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Wednesday, December 20th; Thursday, December, 21st; and Friday, December 22nd at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $5 for children. Reservations are required for timed tours as space is strictly limited.

***Please make sure you register for the correct date and time.***

Price: $15.00

Available Spaces: 12

Candlelight Tour

December 20, 2017 7:00 pm–8:00 pm

Experience John Jay's historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Wednesday, December 20th; Thursday, December, 21st; and Friday, December 22nd at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $5 for children. Reservations are required for timed tours as space is strictly limited.

***Please make sure you register for the correct date and time.***

Price: $15.00

Available Spaces: 12

Holiday Tours

December 21, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

Candlelight Tours

December 21, 2017 5:00 pm–6:00 pm

Experience John Jay's historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Wednesday, December 20th; Thursday, December, 21st; and Friday, December 22nd at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $5 for children. Reservations are required for timed tours as space is strictly limited.

***Please make sure you register for the correct date and time.***

Price: $15.00

Available Spaces: 12

Candlelight Tours

December 21, 2017 5:30 pm–6:30 pm

Experience John Jay's historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Wednesday, December 20th; Thursday, December, 21st; and Friday, December 22nd at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $5 for children. Reservations are required for timed tours as space is strictly limited.

***Please make sure you register for the correct date and time.***

Price: $15.00

Available Spaces: 12

Candlelight Tours

December 21, 2017 6:00 pm–7:00 pm

Experience John Jay's historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Wednesday, December 20th; Thursday, December, 21st; and Friday, December 22nd at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $5 for children. Reservations are required for timed tours as space is strictly limited.

***Please make sure you register for the correct date and time.***

Price: $15.00

Available Spaces: 12

Candlelight Tour

December 21, 2017 6:30 pm–7:30 pm

Experience John Jay's historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Wednesday, December 20th; Thursday, December, 21st; and Friday, December 22nd at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $5 for children. Reservations are required for timed tours as space is strictly limited.

***Please make sure you register for the correct date and time.***

Price: $15.00

Available Spaces: 12

Candlelight Tours

December 21, 2017 7:00 pm–8:00 pm

Experience John Jay's historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Wednesday, December 20th; Thursday, December, 21st; and Friday, December 22nd at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $5 for children. Reservations are required for timed tours as space is strictly limited.

***Please make sure you register for the correct date and time.***

Price: $15.00

Available Spaces: 12

Holiday Tours

December 22, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

Candlelight Tours

December 22, 2017 5:00 pm–6:00 pm

Experience John Jay's historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Wednesday, December 20th; Thursday, December, 21st; and Friday, December 22nd at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $5 for children. Reservations are required for timed tours as space is strictly limited.

***Please make sure you register for the correct date and time.***

Price: $15.00

Available Spaces: 12

Candlelight Tours

December 22, 2017 5:30 pm–6:30 pm

Experience John Jay's historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Wednesday, December 20th; Thursday, December, 21st; and Friday, December 22nd at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $5 for children. Reservations are required for timed tours as space is strictly limited.

***Please make sure you register for the correct date and time.***

Price: $15.00

Available Spaces: 12

Candlelight Tours

December 22, 2017 6:00 pm–7:00 pm

Experience John Jay's historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Wednesday, December 20th; Thursday, December, 21st; and Friday, December 22nd at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $5 for children. Reservations are required for timed tours as space is strictly limited.

***Please make sure you register for the correct date and time.***

Price: $15.00

Available Spaces: 12

Candlelight Tours

December 22, 2017 6:30 pm–7:30 pm

Experience John Jay's historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Wednesday, December 20th; Thursday, December, 21st; and Friday, December 22nd at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $5 for children. Reservations are required for timed tours as space is strictly limited.

***Please make sure you register for the correct date and time.***

Price: $15.00

Available Spaces: 12

Candlelight Tours

December 22, 2017 7:00 pm–8:00 pm

Experience John Jay's historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Wednesday, December 20th; Thursday, December, 21st; and Friday, December 22nd at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7:00pm. Admission: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students, and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead; $5 for children. Reservations are required for timed tours as space is strictly limited.

***Please make sure you register for the correct date and time.***

Price: $15.00

Available Spaces: 12

Holiday Tours

December 23, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

Holiday Tours

December 28, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

Holiday Tours

December 29, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event

Holiday Tours

December 30, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Celebrate the holiday season at John Jay Homestead with a guided tour of John Jay's historic Bedford House focusing on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tours are offered on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students with ID, children 12 and under and members of Friends of John Jay Homestead are free. Tickets are sold out of the glass porch in the Main house, to the left of the front porch.

Price: Free Event