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 Gift Shop

December 2, 2017 10:00 am–2:00 pm

Our museum gift shop will be open especially for the holiday season. Browse our expanded selection of merchandise, including many gift items featuring images of John Jay's Historic Bedford House, the Farm, and the newly installed historic wallpaper found in John Jay's Office. Books for history lovers; John Jay Homestead Christmas ornaments; 18th & 19th century toys and games; note cards and housewares are also available.

Our Holiday Shop is also open on December 9th from 10:00am to 2:00pm, and during our candlelight tours on December 20, 21, and 22.

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 Gift Shop

December 9, 2017 10:00 am–2:00 pm

Our museum gift shop will be open especially for the holiday season. Browse our expanded selection of merchandise, including many gift items featuring images of John Jay's Historic Bedford House, the Farm, and the newly installed historic wallpaper found in John Jay's Office. Books for history lovers; John Jay Homestead Christmas ornaments; 18th & 19th century toys and games; note cards and housewares are also available.

Our Holiday Shop is also open during our candlelight tours on December 20, 21, and 22.

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: 8

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

First Day Family Fun

January 1, 2018 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Kick-start your New Year's resolutions with a First Day Hike on the grounds of John Jay Homestead. Warm up by the bonfire with a cup of hot cocoa. Pick up your self-guided landscape tour between 1pm and 2pm at the registration table in our main parking lot. Free admission.

Price: Free Event

Scholars Lecture - Revolution Song: A Story of American Revolution

January 11, 2018 6:30 am–8:30 am

Thursday, January 11.  Russell Shorto, Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom. Shorto tells a story of the American Revolution through six very different lives:  British, African, Seneca, colonial; men and women; famous and obscure.  A master in the field of “narrative history,” he is also the author of six other award-winning books, including The Island at the Center of the World, and a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine.

 

All lectures take place in the Iselin Wing at John Jay Homestead. Registration and refreshments begin at 6:30 pm. Lectures begin at 7 pm.
$25; $20 for members. Limited free seating is available for students.

Price: $20.00

Available Spaces: 120

Scholars Lecture - This African-American Life: A Memoir

February 6, 2018 6:30 am–8:30 am

Tuesday, February 6.  Hugh B. Price, This African-American Life: A Memoir. Price traces his descent from soldiers at Valley Forge, enslaved people, songwriters and inventors; and his own dramatic story, from boyhood in segregated Washington DC, to positions as an editorial writer for The New York Times, head of production at WNET/Thirteen, Vice President of the Rockefeller Foundation, and President and CEO of the National Urban League.

All lectures take place in the Iselin Wing at John Jay Homestead. Registration and refreshments begin at 6:30 pm. Lectures begin at 7 pm.
$25; $20 for members. Limited free seating is available for students.

Price: $20.00

Available Spaces: 120

Scholars Lecture - Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution

March 13, 2018 6:30 am–8:30 am

Tuesday, March 13.  Nathaniel Philbrick, Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution. Philbrick gives a challenging and sympathetic interpretation of the relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold, who was a hero, brilliant general, and close confidant before he became a traitor.  Valiant Ambition has won the George Washington Book Prize; Philbrick is also the author of 10 other books, and winner of many book prizes and awards, including a National Book Award (In the Heart of the Sea), and Pulitzer Prize finalist (Mayflower).

All lectures take place in the Iselin Wing at John Jay Homestead. Registration and refreshments begin at 6:30 pm. Lectures begin at 7 pm.
$25; $20 for members. Limited free seating is available for students.

Price: $20.00

Available Spaces: 120