The Rightful Heritage of the People: Celebrating FDR's Conservation Legacy
Vanderbilt Mansion Visitor Center - Exhibit open everyday from 9 AM - 5 PM
Every Kid in a Park Welcomes 4th Graders
Through August 31, 2016, all National Parks
National Parks and some other federally managed sites in the Hudson Valley invite all fourth graders to visit free as part of the White House's new Every Kid in a Park program. Students may go to any NPS site or to www.everykidinapark.gov, complete an activity, and obtain a pass good through August 31, 2016.
Music in the Parks, Free Lawn Concerts
August 3, 17, 24 Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
Enjoy an evening of music, with friends, on beautiful lush landscapes, of the Vanderbilt and Mills Mansions, overlooking the Hudson River. Outdoor concerts begin at 7:00 pm in June and July. August concerts begin at 6:30 pm. Click here for full concert dates, locations and times.
Hands in Dirt Workshops
August 16, 9 am - Weeding; all workshops at Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield
This series of workshops offers detailed instruction on techniques of gardening and maintenance throughout the growing season. As the title of the workshops suggest these workshops are hands-on and participants have the opportunity to practice techniques while they are learning. Presented by the Beatrix Farrand Garden Association.
NPS Centennial Founders Day Concert with West Point Military Academy Band
August 24, 6:30 pm, Vanderbilt Mansion
Celebrate our centennial with this popular lawn concert in front of the Vanderbilt Mansion. Rain date is August 25. More...
HIgh Tea in the Vanderbilt Formal Gardens
September 11, 2 - 4 PM, Vanderbilt Mansion Formal Gardens
Enjoy an old fashioned tea with guest speaker and live music. Information at www.vanderbiltgarden.org
Visit the Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Partnership for more information and to purchase tickets, www.valkill.org.
October 11, 3 pm, Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
Celebrate Eleanor Roosevelt's birthday with us. Remarks, followed by a wreath laying ceremony. Birthday Cake and beverages will be served in the Wallace Visitor Center at the conclusion of the ceremony.
Join us for this popular election-eve Torchlight parade re-enactment. The night will be filled with music, speeches, and a visit from FDR, Eleanor Roosevelt, their family and Fala.
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