Events for January 2019 through July 2019

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Information on our next three events may be found below.

Thematic Tour—The War of 1812

  • June 1, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

On June 18, 1812, President James Madison declared war with England, the first time the United States had ever declared war on another country. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House that highlights the causes of war and the impact that it had on America.

The number of tickets available for each tour is strictly limited. We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. Please note that all members of your party are required to have a ticket for admittance, even if there is no fee associated with their ticket. Tickets are transferable, but not refundable.


  • June 1, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

On the Farm Dinner

  • June 1, 20196:30 pm–10:00 pm

Join us for the third annual On the Farm Dinner. Guests will enjoy seasonal cocktails and farm fresh hors d’oevres before sitting down to dinner at a long table in a picturesque meadow. Purdy’s Farmer and the Fish will cater the evening; dinner will be served family style. Citigrass, a Brooklyn based blue grass band, will be providing music for the evening.


  • June 1, 20196:30 pm–10:00 pm

Connecting to Collections – Art By The Jay Family

  • June 2, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

The Homestead’s expert staff offers a guided exploration of the fine art on display in John Jay’s historic Bedford home. The Jays collected art in many forms including family portraits, landscapes and genre scenes, sculpture, and prints by artists such as Gilbert Stuart, John Trumbull, John Singer Sargent, and Thomas Cole. This installment looks at art by Jay family members themselves.

The number of tickets available for each tour is strictly limited. We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. Please note that all members of your party are required to have a ticket for admittance, even if there is no fee associated with their ticket. Tickets are transferable, but not refundable.


  • June 2, 20192:00 pm–3:00 pm

 

Please note: Dates and times are subject to change.