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Sat 26 Oct
Farm Market
Saturday, October 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 25 Oct
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, October 25, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 19 Oct
Farm Market
Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 18 Oct
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, October 18, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 12 Oct
Farm Market
Saturday, October 12, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 11 Oct
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, October 11, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 05 Oct
Farm Market
Saturday, October 5, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 04 Oct
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, October 4, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 28 Sep
Farm Market
Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 27 Sep
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, September 27, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 21 Sep
Farm Market
Saturday, September 21, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 20 Sep
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, September 20, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 14 Sep
Farm Market
Saturday, September 14, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 13 Sep
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, September 13, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 07 Sep
Farm Market
Saturday, September 7, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 06 Sep
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, September 6, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 31 Aug
Farm Market
Saturday, August 31, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 30 Aug
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, August 30, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 24 Aug
Farm Market
Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 23 Aug
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, August 23, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 17 Aug
Farm Market
Saturday, August 17, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 16 Aug
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, August 16, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 10 Aug
Farm Market
Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 09 Aug
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, August 9, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sat 03 Aug
Farm Market
Saturday, August 3, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 02 Aug
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, August 2, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sun 28 Jul
Connecting to Collections: Made in New York
Sunday, July 28, 2019 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

New York City was the home to many expert cabinet makers and craftsman in the 17th, 18th and 19th century, and the source for much of the Jay’s furnishings. Take a tour focused on the pieces from our collection made in New York. Regular admission fees. Advance purchase of tickets is suggested as space is limited.
Registration: Optional
Sat 27 Jul
Farm Market
Saturday, July 27, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 26 Jul
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, July 26, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sun 21 Jul
Connecting to Collections: Curatorial Fabulous Finds – All That Glitters Is Not Gold
Sunday, July 21, 2019 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Silver has been used for centuries to fashion ornamental utensils such as trays, tea sets, and silverware. Take a closer look at a tea urn owned by John Jay, the sword he wore in the British Court in the 1790s, a teapot pot that descended through Sarah Jay’s matrilineal line, and many other exquisite silver pieces. Regular admission fees. Advance purchase of tickets is suggested as space is limited.
Registration: Optional
Sat 20 Jul
Farm Market
Saturday, July 20, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 19 Jul
Outdoor Summer Movie: E.T.
Friday, July 19, 2019 07:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Enjoy dinner from a variety of our favorite food trucks. Bring a blanket and stay for a screening of E.T. on the front lawn. Food, wine, and beer; and musical entertainment by School of Rock 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 7/25).

Fri 19 Jul
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, July 19, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sun 14 Jul
Connecting to Collections: Pardon My French
Sunday, July 14, 2019 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

The influence of the French in America can be seen through the many French items the Jay’s owned. This docent-led tour will examine a dressing mirror owned my Napoleon’s second wife, a balloon-back chair commemorating the Montgolfier brother’s hot air balloon launch, along with several additional objects. Regular admission fees. Advance purchase of tickets is suggested as space is limited.
Registration: Optional
Sat 13 Jul
Farm Market
Saturday, July 13, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 12 Jul
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, July 12, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Sun 07 Jul
Connecting to Collections: Fine Art
Sunday, July 7, 2019 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

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. Join us as we explore the magnificent art collection exhibited within Bedford House. Regular admission fees. Advance purchase of tickets is suggested as space is limited.
Registration: Optional
Sat 06 Jul
Farm Market
Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 05 Jul
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, July 5, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Thu 04 Jul
Independence Day Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:00 AM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Join us for a celebration of our nation’s birth! Musical entertainment, a spirited reading of the Declaration of Independence (at noon), and self-guided tours of John Jay’s historic Bedford House (1pm-3pm).
Wed 03 Jul
Thematic Tours: John Jay & The Revolutionary War
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 until Wednesday, July 31, 2019 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday, throughout the month of July

Happy Birthday America! Although John Jay did not sign the Declaration of Independence, he was a passionate supporter of our fight for freedom. Jay served on a committee exposing and prosecuting Loyalists, led a ring of spies, and eventually gained favorable terms in our peace agreement to end the war. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s home to explore these and other contributions John Jay made toward our nations birth. Regular admission fees. Advance purchase of tickets is suggested as space is limited.

Registration: Optional
Sun 30 Jun
Connecting to Collections: A Lesson in Furniture Styles
Sunday, June 30, 2019 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

An introduction in identifying styles of furniture represented in the Homestead’s collection, including Federal, Chippendale, Hepplewhite, and Empire. Regular admission fees. Advance purchase of tickets is suggested as space is limited.
Registration: Optional
Sat 29 Jun
Farm Market
Saturday, June 29, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Fri 28 Jun
Play Days @ Jay
Friday, June 28, 2019 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Fridays through October 25

On Fridays May through October, pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and help volunteers collect eggs from the chicken coop. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.

Wed 05 Jun
Thematic Tour: The War of 1812
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 until Saturday, June 29, 2019 02:00 PM
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
(914) 232-5651

Wednesday through Saturday, throughout the month of June

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. Regular admission fees. Advance purchase of tickets is suggested as space is limited.
Registration: Optional