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Play Days@Jay

August 25, 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

August 26, 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

Play Days@Jay

September 1, 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 2, 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

Play Days@Jay

September 8, 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 9, 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 Lecture - Albie Sachs in Conversation with Akhil Reed Amar - The Making of the South African Constitution

September 12, 2017 6:00 pm–8:30 pm

Albie Sachs is a human rights activist from South Africa; leader of the African National Congress in exile; co-author of the South African Constitution; and one of the original Judges on the Constitutional Court, appointed by President Mandela.

Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law in the College and the Law School and where he won the DeVane Medal, Yale's highest award for teaching excellence.

Reception and refreshments at 6:00pm, lecture at 7:00pm, optional dinner at Baldanza at The Bedford Post Inn following the lecture.

If you would like to pre-order a signed copy of The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law by Albie Sachs, please call the Friends office at 914-232-8119.

Price: $50.00

Available Spaces: 72

Play Days@Jay

September 15, 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 16, 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

The Barn Dance

September 16, 2017 4:30 pm–9:30 pm

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.

SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

HOMESTEADER ($2,500)
IMPACT: Sponsor 3 Boy & Girls Club families to attend the Barn Dance
• A table reserved for your family with table service
• Tickets for you and your children
• Invitation to a “Meet and Greet” reception with the pigs on Friday, Sept. 15, 5pm-7pm
• Priority parking

CULTIVATOR ($1,000)
IMPACT: Sponsor 1 Boys & Girls Club family to attend the Barn Dance
• A table reserved in your name for your family
• Tickets for you and your children
• Invitation to a “Meet and Greet” reception with the pigs on Friday, Sept. 15, 5pm-7pm
• Priority parking

BARN RAISER FAMILY ($500)
IMPACT: Support the education programs at John Jay Homestead
• Tickets for 2 Adults and your children to the Barn Dance
• Invitation to a “Meet and Greet” reception with the pigs on Friday, Sept. 15, 5pm-7pm
• Priority parking

BARN RAISER ($250)
IMPACT: Support the environmental initiatives at John Jay Homestead
• Ticket for 1 Adult to the Barn Dance
• Priority parking

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS

ADULT MEMBER - $75
($125 after 9/14)
ADULT NON-MEMBER - $95
($125 after 9/14)
TEEN (13-18 YRS) - $30
CHILD (4-12 YRS) - $25
(Children under 4 yrs - free)

 

Price: $2500.00

Available Spaces: Unlimited

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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