Saturday 22 April – Clean up day

Celebrate Earth Day, help clean up Locust Grove’s grounds, and get your hands a little dirty! 10am – 1pm, please RSVP to 845.454.4500 x 211. Bring work gloves, and dress to work!

Saturday April 29 – Telegraph Day

Join us for a fun and family-friendly event marking the 227th anniversary of Samuel Morse’s birth! Members of the Hudson Valley QSY Society will demonstrate Morse Code on the mansion porch, contacting radio operators across the state and country! Free and open to the public – 10am – 1pm.

Thursday May 11 – Sunset Sensations Wine and Food Event

Come to Locust Grove and enjoy a magnificent Hudson River Sunset while sipping fine wines paired with culinary creations! Hors d’oeuvres feature heirloom vegetables from the Estate kitchen gardens. Visitors are also treated to cooking demonstrations by featured chef Shelley Boris of Fresh Company, expert wine pairing presentations, and a tour of the gardens, our inspiration for the series. Tickets $27/person in advance, and $29 day-of (if available). 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Thanks to our sponsors:

Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

Mid-Hudson Subaru

Thursday June 8 – Sunset Sensations Wine and Food Event

Come to Locust Grove and enjoy a magnificent Hudson River Sunset while sipping fine wines paired with culinary creations! Hors d’oeuvres feature heirloom vegetables from the Estate kitchen gardens. Visitors are also treated to cooking demonstrations by featured chef Ed Kowalski of Crave Restaurant, expert wine pairing presentations, and a tour of the gardens, our inspiration for the series. Tickets $27/person in advance, and $29 day-of (if available). 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Thanks to our sponsors:

Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

Mid-Hudson Subaru

Saturday & Sunday June 10 & 11 – Secrets in the Garden

Children and their families are invited to uncover the garden’s secret magic on this enchanted walk throughout Locust Grove’s grounds.  Begin your quest with a storytelling performance rich with fairy lore by Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi.  Follow the clues and see if you can discover the nooks and crannies where magical fairy houses nestle among the woodlands and gardens of Locust Grove.

11 am – 3 pm

 $8.00 per person,  Children under 3 free.

Sunday June 18 – Behind the Scenes Tour

Join Locust Grove’s Director for a behind-the-scenes tour of spaces not regularly on view to the public! Peek into the China Room (packed with 18th and 19th-century ceramics from the Young Family Collection), sneak into the Tower Guest Suite (with amazing Hudson River views) and visit the Estate archives, which contain documents from the 18th-century through the 21st. 10am. $15/person, reservations required.

Sunday July 9 – Antique Car Show

Locust Grove’s grounds will bustle with more than 300 show vehicles, antique, classic and modern! Try to spot the oldest car (some are a century old), the flashiest hot-rods, and stay to see who wins the grand prize! $8/person, kids under 6 are free. 9am – 3pm, arrive by 2pm for the most cars. Come early for breakfast, or stay for lunch!

 

Click here to download a vehicle registration form.

Thursday July 13 – Sunset Sensations Wine and Food Event

Come to Locust Grove and enjoy a magnificent Hudson River Sunset while sipping fine wines paired with culinary creations! Hors d’oeuvres feature heirloom vegetables from the Estate kitchen gardens. Visitors are also treated to cooking demonstrations by featured chef Michael Polasek of Simply Gourmet Events, expert wine pairing presentations, and a tour of the gardens, our inspiration for the series. Tickets $27/person in advance, and $29 day-of (if available). 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Thanks to our sponsors:

Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

Mid-Hudson Subaru

Thursday August 10 – Sunset Sensations Wine & Food Event

Come to Locust Grove and enjoy a magnificent Hudson River Sunset while sipping fine wines paired with culinary creations! Hors d’oeuvres feature heirloom vegetables from the Estate kitchen gardens. Visitors are also treated to cooking demonstrations by featured chef Agnes Devereux of The Village Tea Room, expert wine pairing presentations, and a tour of the gardens, our inspiration for the series. Tickets $27/person in advance, and $29 day-of (if available). 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Thanks to our sponsors:

Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

Mid-Hudson Subaru

Thursday September 14 – Sunset Sensations Wine & Food Event

Come to Locust Grove and enjoy a magnificent Hudson River Sunset while sipping fine wines paired with culinary creations! Hors d’oeuvres feature heirloom vegetables from the Estate kitchen gardens. Visitors are also treated to cooking demonstrations by featured chef Wayne Homsi of Casual Elegance Catering, expert wine pairing presentations, and a tour of the gardens, our inspiration for the series. Tickets $27/person in advance, and $29 day-of (if available). 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Thanks to our sponsors:

Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

Mid-Hudson Subaru

Sunday September 24 – Mushroom Walk

Join experts from the Hudson Valley Mycological Association for a guided hike on the Locust Grove grounds. Learn about mushrooms native to the Hudson Valley, growing conditions, and which varieties are safe to eat. Free and open to the public ($5 donation suggested). 10am – 12pm.

Sunday October 8 – Behind the Scenes Tour

Join Locust Grove’s Director for a behind-the-scenes tour of spaces not regularly on view to the public! Peek into the China Room (packed with 18th and 19th-century ceramics from the Young Family Collection), sneak into the Tower Guest Suite (with amazing Hudson River views) and visit the Estate archives, which contain documents from the 18th-century through the 21st. 10am. $15/person, reservations required.

Thursday October 12 – Sunset Sensations Wine & Food Event

Come to Locust Grove and enjoy a magnificent Hudson River Sunset while sipping fine wines paired with culinary creations! Hors d’oeuvres feature heirloom vegetables from the Estate kitchen gardens. Visitors are also treated to cooking demonstrations by featured chef Anthony Moustakas of Gourmet to Go, expert wine pairing presentations, and a tour of the gardens, our inspiration for the series. Tickets $27/person in advance, and $29 day-of (if available). 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Thanks to our sponsors:

Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

Mid-Hudson Subaru

Thursday November 9 – Sunset Sensations Wine & Food Event

Come to Locust Grove and enjoy a magnificent Hudson River Sunset while sipping fine wines paired with culinary creations! Hors d’oeuvres feature heirloom vegetables from the Estate kitchen gardens. Visitors are also treated to cooking demonstrations by featured chef Tomas Monosi of Tomas Tapas Bar, expert wine pairing presentations, and a tour of the gardens, our inspiration for the series. Tickets $27/person in advance, and $29 day-of (if available). 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Thanks to our sponsors:

Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

Mid-Hudson Subaru

Friday, Saturday & Sunday November 24-26 – Hudson Valley Artisan Marketplace

Shop booths from 30 local artistans. Friday 11am – 6pm. Saturday 11am – 6pm. Sunday 11am – 4pm. Free and open to the public.

Sunday December 3 – Holiday House Hunt

Thursday December 7 – Sunset Sensations Wine & Food Event

Come to Locust Grove and sip fine wines paired with culinary creations! Hors d’oeuvres feature heirloom vegetables from the Estate kitchen gardens. Visitors are also treated to cooking demonstrations by featured chef  Michael Polasek of Simply Gourmet, expert wine pairing presentations, and a tour of the historic mansion, decorated for the holidays. Tickets $32/person in advance, and $35 day-of (if available). 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Sunday December 10 – Holiday House Hunt

Thursday December 14 – Sunset Sensations Wine & Food Event

Come to Locust Grove and enjoy a magnificent Hudson River Sunset while sipping fine wines paired with culinary creations! Hors d’oeuvres feature heirloom vegetables from the Estate kitchen gardens. Visitors are also treated to cooking demonstrations by featured chef  Ed Kowalski of Crave Restaurant, expert wine pairing presentations, and a tour of the historic mansion, decorated for the holidays. Tickets $32/person in advance, and $35 day-of (if available). 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Sunday December 17 – Holiday House Hunt

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