Farm Market

September 22, 2018 10:00 am–2:00 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 27.

Price: Free Event

Connecting to Collections – Decorative Arts: Made in England

September 23, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Learn the stories behind the English made decorative arts in the Jay homestead’s collection. The guided tour will be an inside look at what made British pieces of the time unique, and a little about the people who made them too. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: The United States Constitution

September 26, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

In celebration of Constitution Day, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the United States Constitution. Regular admission fees apply. This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday, September 19th through September 29th.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: The United States Constitution

September 27, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

In celebration of Constitution Day, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the United States Constitution. Regular admission fees apply. This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday, September 19th through September 29th.

Price: Free Event

Play Days @ Jay

September 28, 2018 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at the Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1:00pm.

Free admission.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: The United States Constitution

September 28, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

In celebration of Constitution Day, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the United States Constitution. Regular admission fees apply. This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday, September 19th through September 29th.

Price: Free Event

Farm Market

September 29, 2018 10:00 am–2:00 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 27.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: The United States Constitution

September 29, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

In celebration of Constitution Day, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the United States Constitution. Regular admission fees apply. This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday, September 19th through September 29th.

Price: Free Event

Connecting to Collections – Curator’s Fabulous Finds: Objects from Everyday Life

September 30, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Join our knowledgeable staff for a customized, collections based discussion focused on items John Jay and his family would have used in their everyday lives. This special opportunity includes an up-close examination of items, selected by our curator. Regular admission fees apply.

 

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and the Presidents

October 3, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

George Washington laid the cornerstone of the White House on October 13, 1792. In honor of the 226th anniversary of this event, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the Jay and the United States Presidents. This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday, October 3rd through October 13th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and the Presidents

October 4, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

George Washington laid the cornerstone of the White House on October 13, 1792. In honor of the 226th anniversary of this event, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the Jay and the United States Presidents. This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday, October 3rd through October 13th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Play Days @ Jay

October 5, 2018 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at the Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1:00pm.

Free admission.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and the Presidents

October 5, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

George Washington laid the cornerstone of the White House on October 13, 1792. In honor of the 226th anniversary of this event, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the Jay and the United States Presidents. This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday, October 3rd through October 13th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Farm Market

October 6, 2018 10:00 am–2:00 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 27.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and the Presidents

October 6, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

George Washington laid the cornerstone of the White House on October 13, 1792. In honor of the 226th anniversary of this event, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the Jay and the United States Presidents. This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday, October 3rd through October 13th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Connecting to Collections – Fine Arts: Landscapes and Genre Scenes

October 7, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Landscapes and cityscapes were placed on the middle rung of the hierarchy of artistic subjects developed by the European academies in the Renaissance; below narrative paintings of the human figure, but above still-life paintings of fruit. Join us as we present examples of landscapes and other genres of art in the John Jay Homestead’s collection. This installment of the Fine Arts Tour will include a print depicting the New York City of John Jay’s time, a landscape showing the French hometown of John Jay’s grandfather, a cityscape of New York’s first governor’s mansion in which the Jay family lived from 1795-1797, Genre scenes representing the times of the day, and small prints depicting religious subjects. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and the Presidents

October 10, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

George Washington laid the cornerstone of the White House on October 13, 1792. In honor of the 226th anniversary of this event, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the Jay and the United States Presidents. This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday, October 3rd through October 13th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and the Presidents

October 11, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

George Washington laid the cornerstone of the White House on October 13, 1792. In honor of the 226th anniversary of this event, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the Jay and the United States Presidents. This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday, October 3rd through October 13th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Play Days @ Jay

October 12, 2018 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at the Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1:00pm.

Free admission.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and the Presidents

October 12, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

George Washington laid the cornerstone of the White House on October 13, 1792. In honor of the 226th anniversary of this event, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the Jay and the United States Presidents. This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday, October 3rd through October 13th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Farm Market

October 13, 2018 10:00 am–2:00 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 27.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and the Presidents

October 13, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

George Washington laid the cornerstone of the White House on October 13, 1792. In honor of the 226th anniversary of this event, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the Jay and the United States Presidents. This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday, October 3rd through October 13th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Connecting to Collections – Furniture: Made in New York

October 14, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

This tour will focus specifically on furniture pieces made here in the state of New York from different periods in its history. You will see how the artistry, and approach has changed over the years even in this relatively small part of the country. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and Alexander Hamilton

October 18, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

John Jay and Alexander Hamilton were the two most influential New Yorkers in the early republic.  To celebrate the anniversary of the first of the Federalist articles, now known collectively as The Federalist Papers, being published on October 27, 1787, take a tour that explores the relationship between these two men and how their ideas helped shape the country.  This tour is offered at 2:00pm,Thursday through Saturday, October 18th through October 27th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Play Days @ Jay

October 19, 2018 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at the Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1:00pm.

Free admission.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and Alexander Hamilton

October 19, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

John Jay and Alexander Hamilton were the two most influential New Yorkers in the early republic.  To celebrate the anniversary of the first of the Federalist articles, now known collectively as The Federalist Papers, being published on October 27, 1787, take a tour that explores the relationship between these two men and how their ideas helped shape the country.  This tour is offered at 2:00pm,Thursday through Saturday, October 18th through October 27th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Farm Market

October 20, 2018 10:00 am–2:00 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 27.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and Alexander Hamilton

October 20, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

John Jay and Alexander Hamilton were the two most influential New Yorkers in the early republic.  To celebrate the anniversary of the first of the Federalist articles, now known collectively as The Federalist Papers, being published on October 27, 1787, take a tour that explores the relationship between these two men and how their ideas helped shape the country.  This tour is offered at 2:00pm,Thursday through Saturday, October 18th through October 27th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and Alexander Hamilton

October 25, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

John Jay and Alexander Hamilton were the two most influential New Yorkers in the early republic.  To celebrate the anniversary of the first of the Federalist articles, now known collectively as The Federalist Papers, being published on October 27, 1787, take a tour that explores the relationship between these two men and how their ideas helped shape the country.  This tour is offered at 2:00pm,Thursday through Saturday, October 18th through October 27th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Play Days @ Jay

October 26, 2018 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at the Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1:00pm.

Free admission.

Price: Free Event

Founders Lecture: Darren Walker and David Rubenstein in Conversation: Why History is Necessary

October 26, 2018 6:30 pm–8:30 pm

6:00 Reception | 7:00 Presentation | 8:15 Dinner

Reception and Presentation at
John Jay Homestead
400 Jay Street, Katonah, NY

Followed by an optional private dinner at
The Farmhouse at The Bedford Post Inn
954 Old Post Road, Bedford, NY

Darren Walker is president of the Ford Foundation, an international social justice philanthropy with a $13 billion endowment and $600 million in annual grant making. For two decades, he has been a leader in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors.

David Rubenstein is a financier and philanthropist, co-founder and co-executive chairman of The Carlyle Group. He is also an eminent historian and public communicator of history, leading History with David M. Rubenstein at the New-York Historical Society and the David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations on PBS.

 

For free student ticket availability, please call the Friends of John Jay Homestead office at 914-232-8119 or e-mail friends@johnjayhomestead.org

Price: $50.00

Available Spaces: 128

Thematic Tours: John Jay and Alexander Hamilton

October 26, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

John Jay and Alexander Hamilton were the two most influential New Yorkers in the early republic.  To celebrate the anniversary of the first of the Federalist articles, now known collectively as The Federalist Papers, being published on October 27, 1787, take a tour that explores the relationship between these two men and how their ideas helped shape the country.  This tour is offered at 2:00pm,Thursday through Saturday, October 18th through October 27th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Farm Market

October 27, 2018 10:00 am–2:00 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 27.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and Alexander Hamilton

October 27, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

John Jay and Alexander Hamilton were the two most influential New Yorkers in the early republic.  To celebrate the anniversary of the first of the Federalist articles, now known collectively as The Federalist Papers, being published on October 27, 1787, take a tour that explores the relationship between these two men and how their ideas helped shape the country.  This tour is offered at 2:00pm,Thursday through Saturday, October 18th through October 27th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and John Adams

November 1, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Happy birthday John Adams and welcome to the White House. On October 30, John Adams would have turned 283 years old and at the age of 65, became the first President to reside in the new executive mansion in Washington DC. In honor of these events, take a tour of Bedford house focused on John Jay and John Adams. This tour is offered at 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday, November 1st through November 17th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and John Adams

November 2, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Happy birthday John Adams and welcome to the White House. On October 30, John Adams would have turned 283 years old and at the age of 65, became the first President to reside in the new executive mansion in Washington DC. In honor of these events, take a tour of Bedford house focused on John Jay and John Adams. This tour is offered at 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday, November 1st through November 17th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and John Adams

November 3, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Happy birthday John Adams and welcome to the White House. On October 30, John Adams would have turned 283 years old and at the age of 65, became the first President to reside in the new executive mansion in Washington DC. In honor of these events, take a tour of Bedford house focused on John Jay and John Adams. This tour is offered at 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday, November 1st through November 17th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and John Adams

November 8, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Happy birthday John Adams and welcome to the White House. On October 30, John Adams would have turned 283 years old and at the age of 65, became the first President to reside in the new executive mansion in Washington DC. In honor of these events, take a tour of Bedford house focused on John Jay and John Adams. This tour is offered at 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday, November 1st through November 17th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and John Adams

November 9, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Happy birthday John Adams and welcome to the White House. On October 30, John Adams would have turned 283 years old and at the age of 65, became the first President to reside in the new executive mansion in Washington DC. In honor of these events, take a tour of Bedford house focused on John Jay and John Adams. This tour is offered at 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday, November 1st through November 17th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and John Adams

November 10, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Happy birthday John Adams and welcome to the White House. On October 30, John Adams would have turned 283 years old and at the age of 65, became the first President to reside in the new executive mansion in Washington DC. In honor of these events, take a tour of Bedford house focused on John Jay and John Adams. This tour is offered at 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday, November 1st through November 17th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and John Adams

November 15, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Happy birthday John Adams and welcome to the White House. On October 30, John Adams would have turned 283 years old and at the age of 65, became the first President to reside in the new executive mansion in Washington DC. In honor of these events, take a tour of Bedford house focused on John Jay and John Adams. This tour is offered at 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday, November 1st through November 17th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and John Adams

November 16, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Happy birthday John Adams and welcome to the White House. On October 30, John Adams would have turned 283 years old and at the age of 65, became the first President to reside in the new executive mansion in Washington DC. In honor of these events, take a tour of Bedford house focused on John Jay and John Adams. This tour is offered at 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday, November 1st through November 17th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and John Adams

November 17, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Happy birthday John Adams and welcome to the White House. On October 30, John Adams would have turned 283 years old and at the age of 65, became the first President to reside in the new executive mansion in Washington DC. In honor of these events, take a tour of Bedford house focused on John Jay and John Adams. This tour is offered at 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday, November 1st through November 17th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and Benjamin Franklin

November 23, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

On November 17, 1783 Sarah Jay and Benjamin Franklin witnessed the first launch of a hot air balloon by the Montgolfier brothers while in Paris, France. Celebrate this monumental event with a tour of Bedford House focused on the Jays and their relationship with Benjamin Franklin. This tour is offered at 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday, November 23rd through November 30th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and Benjamin Franklin

November 24, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

On November 17, 1783 Sarah Jay and Benjamin Franklin witnessed the first launch of a hot air balloon by the Montgolfier brothers while in Paris, France. Celebrate this monumental event with a tour of Bedford House focused on the Jays and their relationship with Benjamin Franklin. This tour is offered at 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday, November 23rd through November 30th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and Benjamin Franklin

November 29, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

On November 17, 1783 Sarah Jay and Benjamin Franklin witnessed the first launch of a hot air balloon by the Montgolfier brothers while in Paris, France. Celebrate this monumental event with a tour of Bedford House focused on the Jays and their relationship with Benjamin Franklin. This tour is offered at 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday, November 23rd through November 30th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event

Thematic Tours: John Jay and Benjamin Franklin

November 30, 2018 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

On November 17, 1783 Sarah Jay and Benjamin Franklin witnessed the first launch of a hot air balloon by the Montgolfier brothers while in Paris, France. Celebrate this monumental event with a tour of Bedford House focused on the Jays and their relationship with Benjamin Franklin. This tour is offered at 2:00pm, Thursday through Saturday, November 23rd through November 30th. Regular admission fees apply.

Price: Free Event