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Fri 25 May
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, May 25, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 AM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

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.

Fri 25 May
Thematic Tour: Constitutional Convention
Friday, May 25, 2018 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Convened in Philadelphia on May 25th 1787, the Constitutional Convention was originally established to revise the Articles of Confederation, but when the delegates adjourned at the end of July, a whole new form of government had been proposed. To commemorate the 231st anniversary of the Constitutional Convention, take a docent-led tour of John Jay's Bedford House, highlighting his position as a strong proponent of a national government and his involvement in the ratification of the Constitution. Tours at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm. Regular admission fees apply.

Sat 26 May
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, May 26, 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 27 May
Thematic Tour: Connecting to Collections – Decorative Arts.
Sunday, May 27, 2018 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Join the Homestead's expert staff for a tour of the decorative arts found throughout John Jay's historic Bedford house. Connect with John and Sarah Jay and their children through an in-depth look at the objects that inhabited their daily lives. Experience the artistry required to produce elegant porcelain dinnerware, an intricate silver coffee service, a gilded candelabra, and so much more. Regular admission fees apply.

Sat 02 Jun
Jay Walking with the Native Plant Center
Saturday, June 2, 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 main parking lot. Registration is recommended. Free admission

Sat 02 Jun
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, June 2, 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 03 Jun
Thematic Tour: Connecting to Collections
Sunday, June 3, 2018 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

The Homestead's expert staff offers a guided exploration of the paintings and sculptures on display in John Jay's historic Bedford home. The multiple generations of Jays who lived at the Homestead collected art in many forms including family portraits, an original landscape by Thomas Cole, a plaster bust by Jean-Antoine Houdon, and prints given to John Jay by John Trumbull of his most famous history paintings. Join us as we delve into the artistic record of the American Revolution and the Jay Family. Regular admission fees apply.

Sun 03 Jun
Family Teaching Garden Class #5: Bugs in the Garden
Sunday, June 3, 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 spring planting, the growing season, 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

Registration: Required
Sat 09 Jun
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, June 9, 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 10 Jun
Thematic Tour: Connecting to Collections – Furniture
Sunday, June 10, 2018 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

As part of our thematic tour series, the Homestead's expert staff offers a special look at the furniture on exhibit in John Jay's historic Bedford home. Get a glimpse of how the Jays lived, worked, and played during the early nineteenth century while exploring each object's own biography! Explore the styles, methods of construction, and fine materials of these fascinating artifacts created by artisans in America and Europe. Regular admission fees apply.

Sun 10 Jun
Family Teaching Garden Class #6: Spring Harvest
Sunday, June 10, 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 spring planting, the growing season, 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

Registration: Required
Sat 16 Jun
Path Through History – Thematic Tours: The Poughkeepsie Convention
Saturday, June 16, 2018
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, and 4:00pm. The New York State Constitutional Convention was held in Poughkeepsie in 1788. Prior to the convention the delegates numbered 2 to 1 against ratification. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay's Bedford House and learn how the Federalists like John Jay and Alexander Hamilton convinced the delegates to make New York the 11th state to ratify the Constitution. Regular admission fees apply.

Sat 16 Jun
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, June 16, 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 16 Jun
On the Farm
Saturday, June 16, 2018 06:30 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Join us for an outdoor farm-to-table dinner and fundraiser to celebrate John Jay Homestead's agrarian history.

Sun 17 Jun
Path Through History – Thematic Tours: The Battle of Bunker Hill
Sunday, June 17, 2018
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, and 4:00pm. On June 17, 1775, 1000 American rebels fought valiantly to secure a hill in Boston. Out-gunned by a British force twice their size, the militia was narrowly defeated after running out of ammunition. The Battle of Bunker Hill provided a much-needed morale boost and the first inclination that even though the battle was lost, the war might be winnable. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay's Bedford House highlighting John Jay's life at the outbreak of the American Revolution. Regular admission fees apply.

Fri 22 Jun
Outdoor Summer Movie
Friday, June 22, 2018 07:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Celebrate the start of summer vacation at the Homestead. Enjoy dinner from a variety of our favorite food trucks. Bring a blanket and stay for a screening of The Princess Bride on the front lawn. Food available at 7:00pm, movie begins at 8:30pm. $10/car. For weather based postponement information, please visit www.johnjayhomestead.org after 12:00pm on the day of the event.

Rain date of 6/28

Sat 23 Jun
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, June 23, 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 24 Jun
Thematic Tour: Collecting to Collections – Decorative Arts
Sunday, June 24, 2018 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Join the Homestead's expert staff for a tour of the decorative arts found throughout John Jay's historic Bedford house. Connect with John and Sarah Jay and their children through an in-depth look at the objects that inhabited their daily lives. Experience the artistry required to produce elegant porcelain dinnerware, an intricate silver coffee service, a gilded candelabra, and so much more. Regular admission fees apply.

Sat 30 Jun
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, June 30, 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 07 Jul
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, July 7, 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 14 Jul
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, July 14, 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 21 Jul
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, July 21, 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 28 Jul
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, July 28, 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 04 Aug
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, August 4, 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 11 Aug
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, August 11, 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 18 Aug
Farm Market Saturdays
Saturday, August 18, 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
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 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.

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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.