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Thu 18 Jul
Harmonies on the Hudson Outdoor Concert Series featuring Shandy
Thursday, July 18, 2019 06:00 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

Hailing from The Farm Music in Coxsackie, NY, Shandy is the husband-wife duo of Shannon and Andy Schober. Shandy specializes in telling lyrically-driven stories by blending acoustic, folk and Americana around Shannon’s emotionally-charged voice and Andy’s deep harmonies.

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Greene County Council on the Arts.

FREE

Fri 19 Jul
Little Sprouts
Friday, July 19, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

Join the Friends of Clermont for an informal playgroup this summer in the Harvesting History Teaching Garden at Clermont State Historic Site! Led by garden educator Leslie Reed, young children will have an opportunity to play in the garden, harvest veggies and learn some garden themed stories, songs, and finger plays. Snacks will be picked from the garden and water will be provided. Recommended for children ages 2-4 (must be accompanied by an adult.) This program is free of charge, e-mail us at info@friendsofclermont.org with any questions you may have.
Sun 21 Jul
Intro to Yoga and Meditation Series
Sunday, July 21, 2019 10:00 AM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

Start your summer off by learning how yoga and meditation provide the tools to bring peace, balance, health, happiness, and joy within in the calming natural setting of Clermont’s landscape. Through this 4- week outdoor series guided by Cleo Post (Rainbow Body Yoga) we will explore the basics of yoga, offering a gentle and easily accessible class for those new to yoga and modifications in poses for more seasoned practitioners. The class will begin and end with the fundamentals of meditation with a softly flowing yoga class in between. All are welcome. ​

Reservations required. Admission is FREE. Parking: $5 per car/Members FREE

Fri 26 Jul
Little Sprouts
Friday, July 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

Join the Friends of Clermont for an informal playgroup this summer in the Harvesting History Teaching Garden at Clermont State Historic Site! Led by garden educator Leslie Reed, young children will have an opportunity to play in the garden, harvest veggies and learn some garden themed stories, songs, and finger plays. Snacks will be picked from the garden and water will be provided. Recommended for children ages 2-4 (must be accompanied by an adult.) This program is free of charge, e-mail us at info@friendsofclermont.org with any questions you may have.
Sun 28 Jul
Intro to Yoga and Meditation Series
Sunday, July 28, 2019 10:00 AM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

Start your summer off by learning how yoga and meditation provide the tools to bring peace, balance, health, happiness, and joy within in the calming natural setting of Clermont’s landscape. Through this 4- week outdoor series guided by Cleo Post (Rainbow Body Yoga) we will explore the basics of yoga, offering a gentle and easily accessible class for those new to yoga and modifications in poses for more seasoned practitioners. The class will begin and end with the fundamentals of meditation with a softly flowing yoga class in between. All are welcome. ​

Reservations required. Admission is FREE. Parking: $5 per car/Members FREE

Mon 29 Jul
Junior History Club
Monday, July 29, 2019 until Friday, August 2, 2019 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

For Ages 7 - 12

Campers will explore the museum’s extensive grounds, play games, and make historic crafts that will help them to learn about the lives of the Livingston family at Clermont. At the end of the week, the children will put on a performance for their parents, acting in costumed skits as Livingston family members they have researched during the week. ​

Registration is required: $150 per child, $130 per child for Friends of Clermont members

Registration: Required
Fri 02 Aug
Little Sprouts
Friday, August 2, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

Join the Friends of Clermont for an informal playgroup this summer in the Harvesting History Teaching Garden at Clermont State Historic Site! Led by garden educator Leslie Reed, young children will have an opportunity to play in the garden, harvest veggies and learn some garden themed stories, songs, and finger plays. Snacks will be picked from the garden and water will be provided. Recommended for children ages 2-4 (must be accompanied by an adult.) This program is free of charge, e-mail us at info@friendsofclermont.org with any questions you may have.
Thu 15 Aug
Harmonies on the Hudson Outdoor Concert Series featuring Jessi Mason
Thursday, August 15, 2019 06:00 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

New York based singer-songwriter Jessi Mason’s songs are honest and intimate, her voice sweet and soulful. One reviewer writes, “Mason is one of the best pop songwriters around. She travels the singer-songwriter axis with so much skill and self-assurance that every song she has is a gem.”

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Greene County Council on the Arts.

FREE

Thu 05 Sep
Harmonies on the Hudson Outdoor Concert Series featuring Greg Farley
Thursday, September 5, 2019 06:00 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

After ten years of playing and recording with the Felice Brothers and Conor Oberst, Greg Farley has just released his debut solo album, Taker Easy. For the album Farley mines his own history for stories of class struggle, nature, love, pain, work, and family, all set against the backdrop of the northeast. At the end of the day, Farley has nothing to lose and something to say, and he’s saying it from the gut.

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Greene County Council on the Arts.

FREE

Sat 21 Sep
Harvesting History Family Workshop: Just Like My Nan Made: Apple Mint Jelly Workshop
Saturday, September 21, 2019 01:00 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

1 PM at the Clermont Cottage

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, so come by Clermont Cottage to learn how to make jelly using the natural pectin found in apples! We will flavor our jelly with fresh mint from the garden for a delicious dye-free mint Jelly. Each participant will go home with a jar of jelly. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is required. $10 per person, children 12 and under FREE.

Registration: Required
Sat 05 Oct
Harvesting History Family Workshop Series: It's As Easy as....Pie!
Saturday, October 5, 2019 01:00 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

Learn all the basics of pie-making using fruits and plants from your own backyard! Participants will create their own mini-pies to take home. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is required: $10 per person, children 12 and under FREE

Registration: Required
Sat 12 Oct
Harvesting History Family Workshop Series: Victorian Nutting Party
Saturday, October 12, 2019 01:00 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

Celebrate a classic autumn harvest like the Victorians did! First, we'll take a nut tree identification hike, then practice processing various nuts. We'll make some nutty snacks and enjoy hot cocoa- don't miss this wonderful fall tradition!

Registration is required: $10 per person, children 12 and under FREE

Registration: Required
Sun 13 Oct
Autumn Bird Walk with Alan Devoe Bird Club
Sunday, October 13, 2019
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

Join us for a walk around Clermont State Historic Site with the Alan Devoe Bird Club. Participants of this free event will be looking for fall migrant birds and waterfowl throughout the site. Keep your eyes peeled and you may see a scarlet tanager, a belted kingfisher, or a yellow-throated vireo! Program is free and appropriate for all ages!
Fri 18 Oct
Legends by Candlelight Ghost Tours
Friday, October 18, 2019
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

The highlight of Clermont’s fall season! Guests will find themselves traveling back in time, as the house is filled with ghosts from throughout the mansion's 250-year history. Tours followed by roasted marshmallows. Each year features dozens of hand-carved, flickering jack-o-lanterns.

Evening Tour times: 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 9:00 pm ​

Adults $12 / Friends of Clermont $10, Children $5 Reservations Required. Please call (518) 537-4240

Registration: Required
Sat 19 Oct
Legends by Candlelight Ghost Tours
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

The highlight of Clermont’s fall season! Guests will find themselves traveling back in time, as the house is filled with ghosts from throughout the mansion's 250-year history. Tours followed by roasted marshmallows. Each year features dozens of hand-carved, flickering jack-o-lanterns.

Evening Tour times: 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 9:00 pm ​

Adults $12 / Friends of Clermont $10, Children $5 Reservations Required. Please call (518) 537-4240

Registration: Required
Fri 25 Oct
Legends by Candlelight Ghost Tours
Friday, October 25, 2019
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

The highlight of Clermont’s fall season! Guests will find themselves traveling back in time, as the house is filled with ghosts from throughout the mansion's 250-year history. Tours followed by roasted marshmallows. Each year features dozens of hand-carved, flickering jack-o-lanterns.

Evening Tour times: 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 9:00 pm ​

Adults $12 / Friends of Clermont $10, Children $5 Reservations Required. Please call (518) 537-4240

Registration: Required
Sat 26 Oct
Legends by Candlelight Ghost Tours
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

The highlight of Clermont’s fall season! Guests will find themselves traveling back in time, as the house is filled with ghosts from throughout the mansion's 250-year history. Tours followed by roasted marshmallows. Each year features dozens of hand-carved, flickering jack-o-lanterns.

Evening Tour times: 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 9:00 pm ​

Adults $12 / Friends of Clermont $10, Children $5 Reservations Required. Please call (518) 537-4240

Registration: Required
Sat 09 Nov
Herb-Infused Holiday Candles
Saturday, November 9, 2019 01:00 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

Just in time for the holidays! Using dried herbs, create aromatic and colorful homemade beeswax candles.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. ​

Registration is required: $15 per person, children 12 and under FREE

Registration: Required
Sun 17 Nov
Sarah Coffin Lecture
Sunday, November 17, 2019 01:30 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

Information TBA. Please call the office at (518) 537-4240 for additional information.
Sat 07 Dec
A Child’s Christmas
Saturday, December 7, 2019 until Sunday, December 8, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

Drop in for stories read by Janet and Honoria Livingston's nurse Ollie under the Christmas tree and treats for children ages 3-10. ​

Drop In

$4 Per Person

For more information please call (518) 537-4240

Sat 07 Dec
Harvesting History Family Workshop: A Partridge in a Pear Tree: Bird Seed Ornament Workshop
Saturday, December 7, 2019 01:00 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

1:00 PM in Clermont Cottage ​

Join us and learn how to make beautiful bird seed ornaments for the holidays! Decorate your backyard or make a gift for a friend. Children must be accompanied by an adult. ​

Registration is required: $10 per person, children 12 and under FREE

Registration: Required
Sun 15 Dec
Candlelight Tours of Clermont
Sunday, December 15, 2019 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

Tableaux Vivant of Christmas traditions through the ages, glittering decorations, wassail and traditional holiday goodies served in the historic kitchen. 

Adults $12/ Friends of Clermont $10, Children 12 and under $5 Tickets Required. Please call (518) 537-4240

Registration: Required
Sat 21 Dec
Christmas at Clermont Open House
Saturday, December 21, 2019 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

A great day for families! Explore the mansion at your leisure enjoying the holiday decorations with docents available to answer questions in each room. Cider and cookies will be available in the visitor's center.

Admission: FREE

For more information please call (518) 537-4240