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Green Ghost Stories
Saturday, October 10, 2015
East River State Park
Phone: (718) 782-2731

Join us in "eco" ghost stories along the waterfront and get in the Halloween spirit early! Contact (718) 782-2731 for questions about the time or more info.

Haunted Camping Weekend
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Hamlin Beach State Park
Phone: (585) 964-2462

Halloween-themed campground event. Tasteful and family-friendly costumes and decorated campsites encouraged.

DJ Jam & Stam from 5pm-9pm

Boo at the Zoo
Saturday, October 24, 2015 10:30 AM
Bear Mountain State Park
Phone: (845) 786-2701

Come to the Bear Den at 10:30 to make spooky snacks for the black bears. At 11:00, watch the zookeepers let the bears loose to enjoy the tasty Halloween decorations. Touch real animal skulls, see stuffed specimens in the Nature Study museums, make Autumn crafts and learn about bats and our not-so-scary owls and vultures. Lots of family-friendly fun and activities.

Rain date: Sunday, October 25th

St. Nicholas Day Open House
Saturday, December 5, 2015 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Crailo State Historic Site
Phone: (518) 463-8738

Meet Sinterklaas, the Dutch St. Nicholas, who will be stopping by to see if you've been good or bad this year! Crailo's Marketplace Museum shop will be offering unique gifts for the holidays. There will be crafts for the kids and refreshments by a crackling fire. The museum will be open for self-guided tours.

Holiday Whodunit
Sunday, December 13, 2015 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Phone: (845) 889-8851
Children become detectives to solve a history mystery. Costumed interpreters throughout the house provide clues to help kids find the solution. This program will be offered each Sunday in December. 
Berry Merry Holiday
Saturday, December 19, 2015 10:30 AM
Bear Mountain State Park
Phone: (845) 786-2701

Come to the Bear Den at 10:30 and make tasty holiday snacks for the black bears. We'll celebrate the holiday season at 11:00 when we let the bears out to unwrap their gift boxes full of delicious treats! Bundle up and come out for a festive, family-friendly winter experience.

Rain date Sunday, December 20

Holiday Whodunit
Sunday, December 20, 2015 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Phone: (845) 889-8851
Children become detectives to solve a history mystery. Costumed interpreters throughout the house provide clues to help kids find the solution. This program will be offered each Sunday in December. 
Holiday Whodunit
Sunday, December 27, 2015 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Phone: (845) 889-8851
Children become detectives to solve a history mystery. Costumed interpreters throughout the house provide clues to help kids find the solution. This program will be offered each Sunday in December. 
Holiday Craft Workshop for Kids: Make a Mouse House
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 11:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Phone: (845) 889-8851
Mistletoe Mouse has inhabited the mansion at Christmastime for many years. Children enjoy searching for mouse houses in the historic rooms while on tour. For these workshops, kids ages 6-10 tour the house briefly to see mouse houses on display, then use craft materials to build their own mouse house to take home. An adult must accompany the child. Reservations required. $5. 

This program is offered Tues., Dec. 29 and Wed., Dec. 30 at both 11am & 2:30pm. 
Registration: Required
Holiday Craft Workshop for Kids: Make a Mouse House
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 02:30 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Phone: (845) 889-8851
Mistletoe Mouse has inhabited the mansion at Christmastime for many years. Children enjoy searching for mouse houses in the historic rooms while on tour. For these workshops, kids ages 6-10 tour the house briefly to see mouse houses on display, then use craft materials to build their own mouse house to take home. An adult must accompany the child. Reservations required. $5. 

This program is offered Tues., Dec. 29 and Wed., Dec. 30 at both 11am & 2:30pm. 
Registration: Required
Holiday Craft Workshop for Kids: Make a Mouse House
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 11:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Phone: (845) 889-8851
Mistletoe Mouse has inhabited the mansion at Christmastime for many years. Children enjoy searching for mouse houses in the historic rooms while on tour. For these workshops, kids ages 6-10 tour the house briefly to see mouse houses on display, then use craft materials to build their own mouse house to take home. An adult must accompany the child. Reservations required. $5. 

This program is offered Tues., Dec. 29 and Wed., Dec. 30 at both 11am & 2:30pm. 
Registration: Required
Holiday Craft Workshop for Kids: Make a Mouse House
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 02:30 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
Phone: (845) 889-8851
Mistletoe Mouse has inhabited the mansion at Christmastime for many years. Children enjoy searching for mouse houses in the historic rooms while on tour. For these workshops, kids ages 6-10 tour the house briefly to see mouse houses on display, then use craft materials to build their own mouse house to take home. An adult must accompany the child. Reservations required. $5. 

This program is offered Tues., Dec. 29 and Wed., Dec. 30 at both 11am & 2:30pm. 
Registration: Required
First Day Hike & Family Fun
Friday, January 1, 2016 01:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
Phone: (914) 232-5651
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. Free admission. 
Twelfth Night
Saturday, January 9, 2016 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Crailo State Historic Site
Phone: (518) 463-8738

Museum open house with costumed interpreters and open hearth cooking demonstrations in the cellar kitchen. Combo tickets with Schuyler Mansion's Twelfth Night festivities will be available.

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