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Wed 22 Aug
Thematic Tours: War of 1812
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday, August 22 through August 31:

Take a tour of John Jay's Bedford House focused on the War of 1812 to commemorate the 204th anniversary of the burning of Washington. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Thu 23 Aug
Thematic Tours: War of 1812
Thursday, August 23, 2018 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday, August 22 through August 31:

Take a tour of John Jay's Bedford House focused on the War of 1812 to commemorate the 204th anniversary of the burning of Washington. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Fri 24 Aug
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, August 24, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 26, Play Days @ Jay, 12pm-2pm. Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Fri 24 Aug
Thematic Tours: War of 1812
Friday, August 24, 2018 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday, August 22 through August 31:

Take a tour of John Jay's Bedford House focused on the War of 1812 to commemorate the 204th anniversary of the burning of Washington. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Sat 25 Aug
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, August 25, 2018 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced, healthy food andsupport local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.

Sat 25 Aug
Thematic Tours: War of 1812
Saturday, August 25, 2018 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday, August 22 through August 31:

Take a tour of John Jay's Bedford House focused on the War of 1812 to commemorate the 204th anniversary of the burning of Washington. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Sun 26 Aug
Connecting to Collections – Decorative Arts: Dining
Sunday, August 26, 2018 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Despite being made primarily for eating, and serving food; the collection of dining ware in the Jay homestead's collection features a lot of very artistic pieces. Join us for a docent-guided tour that will discuss the detailed work behind these unique pieces. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Wed 29 Aug
Thematic Tours: War of 1812
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday, August 22 through August 31:

Take a tour of John Jay's Bedford House focused on the War of 1812 to commemorate the 204th anniversary of the burning of Washington. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Thu 30 Aug
Thematic Tours: War of 1812
Thursday, August 30, 2018 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday, August 22 through August 31:

Take a tour of John Jay's Bedford House focused on the War of 1812 to commemorate the 204th anniversary of the burning of Washington. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Fri 31 Aug
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, August 31, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 26, Play Days @ Jay, 12pm-2pm. Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Fri 31 Aug
Thematic Tours: War of 1812
Friday, August 31, 2018 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday, August 22 through August 31:

Take a tour of John Jay's Bedford House focused on the War of 1812 to commemorate the 204th anniversary of the burning of Washington. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Sat 01 Sep
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, September 1, 2018 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced, healthy food andsupport local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.

Sun 02 Sep
Connecting to Collections – Fine Arts: Portraits on Loan from Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
Sunday, September 2, 2018 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Images of the Founding Fathers were in high demand during these men’s lifetime as they are today. Join the John Jay Homestead staff as we examine a special exhibition of portraits on loan from Philipse Manor Hall in Yonkers, NY. Each of the subjects highlighted had a significant working or personal relationship with John Jay. Portraits on display depict John Adams, Henry Knox, General Lafayette, Henry Laurens, and Thomas Jefferson. The final installment of this program for 2018, examining other pieces from our fine arts collection, will be held on the first Sunday of October. Check our calendar of events to see which pieces will be studied on that occasion. Regular admission fees apply.

Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Fri 07 Sep
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, September 7, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 26, Play Days @ Jay, 12pm-2pm. Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 08 Sep
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, September 8, 2018 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced, healthy food andsupport local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.

Sat 08 Sep
Hudson River Valley Ramble – John Jay’s Not-So-Big City: A Walk Through the History of Old New York
Saturday, September 8, 2018 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Founding Father John Jay was a native son of New York City, but the city he knew was not the metropolis we know today. This tour takes us along many of the same streets John Jay walked as we visit locations where he lived, worked, played, and prayed. Plan to walk approximately 2 miles during this 3-hour tour. Advance registration required. $20; $15 members Friends of John Jay Homestead.

10:00am-1:00pm | Location: NYC | $20; $15 members | Ages: Best for 12+

Registration: Required
Sun 09 Sep
Bedford Riding Lanes Association Fall Pace and Picnic
Sunday, September 9, 2018 07:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Horseback riding pace and lunch begins and ends on the grounds at John Jay Homestead. Advance reservation necessary for participation; call 914-234-BRLA to register. Only want to watch? Admission to the grounds is free.

Registration: Required
Sun 09 Sep
Connecting to Collections – Furniture: Federal Style
Sunday, September 9, 2018 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

The Federal style in America is defined as any piece of furniture made between 1789-1823, the first years of the New nation. The founders wanted to have a style completely unique, that would embody the spirit of the new Republic. The docent-guided tour will explore the different designs, and tastes in furniture created during the first years of the United States government. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Thu 13 Sep
70th Annual Herb Fair
Thursday, September 13, 2018 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

The New York Unit of the Herb Society of America maintains the Herb Garden at the Homestead. Many varieties of herbs and plants, including some unusual ones, will be available for purchase and Herb Society members will be present to advise on herb-use and cultivation. The Unit also sells an herbal lunch which includes herbal sandwiches and the very popular lovage soup. Homemade pantry items such as the Unit's special tarragon mustard, raspberry jelly, fresh pesto and chutneys will be available, as well as other unique items like grapefruit lovage jelly and herbal vinegars. Herbal baked goods, teas, local honey, gardening aids, and herbal gifts will be available.

11:00am-2:00pm | Location: Barn Complex | Free admission

Fri 14 Sep
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, September 14, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 26, Play Days @ Jay, 12pm-2pm. Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 15 Sep
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, September 15, 2018 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced, healthy food andsupport local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.

Sat 15 Sep
The Barn Dance
Saturday, September 15, 2018 05:00 PM - 10:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

A festive fundraiser: enjoy country barbecue, a pizza truck, music by local bands, a campfire and more! Individual tickets and sponsor packages available for purchase.

Location: Barn Complex

Sun 16 Sep
Connecting to Collections Curator’s Fabulous Finds: Works on Paper.
Sunday, September 16, 2018 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Join our knowledgeable staff for a customized, collections based discussion. This special opportunity includes an up-close examination of items, selected by our curator. Regular admission fees apply.

Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Sun 16 Sep
Family Teaching Garden Series: What’s a Weed?
Sunday, September 16, 2018 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

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.

4:00pm-5:00pm | Location: Teaching Garden | $175/family for this 6-class series | Ages: Families with young children

Registration: Required
Wed 19 Sep
Thematic Tours: The United States Constitution
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday. In celebration of Constitution Day, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the United States Constitution. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Thu 20 Sep
Thematic Tours: The United States Constitution
Thursday, September 20, 2018
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday. In celebration of Constitution Day, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the United States Constitution. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Fri 21 Sep
Thematic Tours: The United States Constitution
Friday, September 21, 2018
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday. In celebration of Constitution Day, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the United States Constitution. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Fri 21 Sep
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, September 21, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 26, Play Days @ Jay, 12pm-2pm. Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 22 Sep
Thematic Tours: The United States Constitution
Saturday, September 22, 2018
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday. In celebration of Constitution Day, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the United States Constitution. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Sat 22 Sep
Jay Walking with the Native Plant Center
Saturday, September 22, 2018 09:00 AM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

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

9:00am | Location: meet in main parking lot | Free admission | All ages

Registration: Optional
Sat 22 Sep
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, September 22, 2018 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced, healthy food andsupport local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.

Sun 23 Sep
Connecting to Collections – Decorative Arts: Made in England
Sunday, September 23, 2018 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Learn the stories behind the English made decorative arts in the Jay homestead's collection. The guided tour will be an inside look at what made British pieces of the time unique, and a little about the people who made them too. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Sun 23 Sep
Family Teaching Garden Series: Root for the Roots!
Sunday, September 23, 2018 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

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.

4:00pm-5:00pm | Location: Teaching Garden | $175/family for this 6-class series | Ages: Families with young children

Registration: Required
Wed 26 Sep
Thematic Tours: The United States Constitution
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday. In celebration of Constitution Day, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the United States Constitution. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Thu 27 Sep
Thematic Tours: The United States Constitution
Thursday, September 27, 2018
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday. In celebration of Constitution Day, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the United States Constitution. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Fri 28 Sep
Thematic Tours: The United States Constitution
Friday, September 28, 2018
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday. In celebration of Constitution Day, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the United States Constitution. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Fri 28 Sep
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, September 28, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 26, Play Days @ Jay, 12pm-2pm. Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 29 Sep
Thematic Tours: The United States Constitution
Saturday, September 29, 2018
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday. In celebration of Constitution Day, take a tour of John Jay’s Bedford house focused on the United States Constitution. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Sat 29 Sep
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, September 29, 2018 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced, healthy food andsupport local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.

Sun 30 Sep
Connecting to Collections – Curator’s Fabulous Finds: Objects from Everyday Life
Sunday, September 30, 2018 02:00 AM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Join our knowledgeable staff for a customized, collections based discussion. This special opportunity includes an up-close examination of items, selected by our curator. Regular admission fees apply.

2:00pm | Location: purchase tickets in Visitor Center | $10 adults; $7 seniors & students; Free for members and children under 12

Sun 30 Sep
Family Teaching Garden Series: What to do with Leaves?
Sunday, September 30, 2018 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

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.

4:00pm-5:00pm | Location: Teaching Garden | $175/family for this 6-class series | Ages: Families with young children

Registration: Required
Fri 05 Oct
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, October 5, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 26, Play Days @ Jay, 12pm-2pm. Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 06 Oct
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, October 6, 2018 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced, healthy food andsupport local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.

Fri 12 Oct
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, October 12, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 26, Play Days @ Jay, 12pm-2pm. Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 13 Oct
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, October 13, 2018 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced, healthy food andsupport local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.

Fri 19 Oct
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, October 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 26, Play Days @ Jay, 12pm-2pm. Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 20 Oct
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, October 20, 2018 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced, healthy food andsupport local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.

Fri 26 Oct
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, October 26, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 26, Play Days @ Jay, 12pm-2pm. Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 27 Oct
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, October 27, 2018 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced, healthy food andsupport local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.