Farm Market

September 1, 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

Play Days @ Jay

September 7, 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

Herb Fair

September 13, 2018 11:00 am–2:00 pm

Sponsored by the NY Unit of the Herb Society of America, this year is the 70th annual event.

Plant and craft demonstrations, great food, and herb-related merchandise on the grounds of John Jay Homestead.

Free admission, food and wonderful ‘herby’ merchandise available for purchase.

Price: Free Event

Play Days @ Jay

September 14, 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

Barn Dance

September 15, 2018 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

A festive fundraiser, the Barn Dance features pig racing, a country barbecue, a pizza truck, music by local bands, a campfire and more. Individual and sponsor packages available for purchase.

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. 14, 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. 14, 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. 14, 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

 

 

I cannot attend but would like to make a donation of






.

Price: $2500.00

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Family Garden Teaching Garden Series

September 16, 2018 4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Presented by InterGenerate. This six-week series will focus on the fall harvest and the life-cycle of plants. Our Teaching Garden is also a Giving Garden as the food we grow will be donated to those in need (after tasting, of course!). Advance registration required. $175/family for this 6-class series.
September 16   What’s a Weed?
September 23   Root for the Roots!
September 30   What to do with Leaves?
October 7           Seeds are for Saving
October 14         Worms and Bugs and Soil Critters, Oh My!
October 21         Goodnight Garden: Pajama Party and Bedtime Stories for Soil

Price: $175.00

Available Spaces: 10

Play Days @ Jay

September 21, 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

Jay Walking with the Native Plant Center

September 22, 2018 9:00 am–10:00 am

Learn about native and invasive plant species at the Homestead. Meet at the main parking lot. Registration is recommended. Free admission.

Price: Free Event

Available Spaces: 19

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