April weekends – Guided mansion tours begin

Locust Grove’s historic mansion opens for the season on April 5th.  Guided tours are offered on April weekends, and every day after May 1.  The first tour departs at 10:15am, and the last tour begins at 3:15 each day.  Tickets are $10/person.

Saturday April 26 – Telegraph Day

Join us to celebrate the 223rd anniversary of Samuel Morse’s birth.  Members of the Hudson Valley QSY Society will demonstrate telegraph and ham radio technology.  Free and open to the public. 10am – 2pm.

Thursday May 8 – Sunset Sensations wine and food pairing series

Join us today for the kickoff of our Sunset Sensations wine and food pairing series.  This month we feature guest chef Chris May of Babycakes Cafe in Poughkeepsie.  Inspired by heirloom vegetables growing in the estate kitchen garden, Chef May will create three delicious samplings – each accompanied by a cooking demonstration.  Bob Brink, Fine Wine Manager at Arlington Wines, will pair each sampling with a different wine and Locust Grove’s horticulture staff will offer tours of the kitchen gardens between the demonstrations.  If the weather permits, you’ll enjoy a beautiful Hudson River sunset on the mansion lawn, and we’ll move indoors in case of rain.  Tickets are $27/person in advance, and $29/person on the day of the event, if available. 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Thanks to our series sponsor:

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday May 17 – Wine and Food pairing at the Locust Lawn Farm

Join us for the Ulster County edition of our Sunset Sensations wine and food pairing series as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Locust Lawn.  This month our guest chef will create three delicious samplings – each accompanied by a cooking demonstration and paired with a deletable wine.  Tickets are $27/person in advance, and $29/person on the day of the event, if available.  5:30 – 7:30pm. Rain cancels.

Sunday June 1 – Garden Party at Locust Grove

Kick off the summer in style with wine, jazz, and dinner hors d’oeuvres in our historic gardens.  Lush garden urns created by our horticulture department will be available for purchase, and you can catch up with your friends in the most relaxed party around!  Tickets $100/person, sponsorship available.  4pm-7pm, reservations required.

Thursday June 12 – Sunset Sensations wine and food pairing event

Join us for the second in our Sunset Sensations wine and food pairing series.  This month we feature guest chef John Lekic of Le Express Bistro in Poughkeepsie.  Inspired by heirloom vegetables growing in the estate kitchen garden, Chef Lekic will create three delicious samplings – each accompanied by a cooking demonstration.  Bob Brink, Fine Wine Manager at Arlington Wines, will pair each sampling with a different wine and Locust Grove’s horticulture staff will offer tours of the kitchen gardens between the demonstrations.  If the weather permits, you’ll enjoy a beautiful Hudson River sunset on the mansion lawn, and we’ll move indoors in case of rain.  Tickets are $27/person in advance, and $29/person on the day of the event, if available. 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Thanks to our series sponsor:

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday July 10 – Sunset Sensations wine and food pairing event

Join us today for the third event in our Sunset Sensations wine and food pairing series.  This month we feature guest chef Anthony Moustakas of Gourmet to Go in Millbrook.  Inspired by heirloom vegetables growing in the estate kitchen garden, Chef Moustakas will create three delicious samplings – each accompanied by a cooking demonstration.  Bob Brink, Fine Wine Manager at Arlington Wines, will pair each sampling with a different wine and Locust Grove’s horticulture staff will offer tours of the kitchen gardens between the demonstrations.  If the weather permits, you’ll enjoy a beautiful Hudson River sunset on the mansion lawn, and we’ll move indoors in case of rain.  Tickets are $27/person in advance, and $29/person on the day of the event, if available. 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Thanks to our series sponsor:

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday July 13 – Antique Car Show

More than 300 antique and classic cars arrive at Locust Grove today for one of the best car shows around.  Lunch and snacks are available on-site – come early and spend the day!  $7/person, kids under 12 are free.  8am – 4pm, arrive by 3pm to see the most cars on the field.

Thursday August 14 – Sunset Sensations wine and food pairing event

Join us today for forth event in our Sunset Sensations wine and food pairing series.  This month we feature guest chef Ed Kowalski of Crave Restaurant in Poughkeepsie.  Inspired by heirloom vegetables growing in the estate kitchen garden, Chef Kowalski will create three delicious samplings – each accompanied by a cooking demonstration.  Bob Brink, Fine Wine Manager at Arlington Wines, will pair each sampling with a different wine and Locust Grove’s horticulture staff will offer tours of the kitchen gardens between the demonstrations.  If the weather permits, you’ll enjoy a beautiful Hudson River sunset on the mansion lawn, and we’ll move indoors in case of rain.  Tickets are $27/person in advance, and $29/person on the day of the event, if available. 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Thanks to our series sponsor:

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday September 11 – Sunset Sensations wine and food pairing

Join us today for fifth event in our Sunset Sensations wine and food pairing series.  This month we feature guest chef Tomas Monosi of Tomas Tapas Bar in Hopewell Junction.  Inspired by heirloom vegetables growing in the estate kitchen garden, Chef Monosi will create three delicious samplings – each accompanied by a cooking demonstration.  Bob Brink, Fine Wine Manager at Arlington Wines, will pair each sampling with a different wine and Locust Grove’s horticulture staff will offer tours of the kitchen gardens between the demonstrations.  If the weather permits, you’ll enjoy a beautiful Hudson River sunset on the mansion lawn, and we’ll move indoors in case of rain.  Tickets are $27/person in advance, and $29/person on the day of the event, if available. 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Thanks to our series sponsor:

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday 20 September – Wine and food pairing at the Locust Lawn Farm

Join us for the Ulster County edition of our Sunset Sensations wine and food pairing series as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Locust Lawn.  This month our guest chef will create three delicious samplings – each accompanied by a cooking demonstration and paired with a deletable wine.  Tickets are $27/person in advance, and $29/person on the day of the event, if available.  5:30 – 7:30pm. Rain cancels.

Thursday October 9 – Sunset Sensations wine and food event

Join us today for sixth event in our Sunset Sensations wine and food pairing series.  This month we feature guest chef Charles Fells of  The Artists Palate in Poughkeepsie.  Inspired by heirloom vegetables growing in the estate kitchen garden, Chef Fells will create three delicious samplings – each accompanied by a cooking demonstration.  Bob Brink, Fine Wine Manager at Arlington Wines, will pair each sampling with a different wine and Locust Grove’s horticulture staff will offer tours of the kitchen gardens between the demonstrations.  If the weather permits, you’ll enjoy a beautiful Hudson River sunset on the mansion lawn, and we’ll move indoors in case of rain.  Tickets are $27/person in advance, and $29/person on the day of the event, if available. 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Thanks to our series sponsor:

 

 

 

 

Thursday November 13th – Sunset Sensations wine and food event

Join us today for final event in our summer Sunset Sensations wine and food pairing series.  This month we feature guest chefs John and Cynthia Vergilii of High Tea Productions.  Inspired by heirloom vegetables growing in the estate kitchen garden, the Vergilii’s will create three delicious samplings – each accompanied by a cooking demonstration and a song.  Bob Brink, Fine Wine Manager at Arlington Wines, will pair each sampling with a different wine and Locust Grove’s horticulture staff will offer tours of the kitchen gardens between the demonstrations.  If the weather permits, you’ll enjoy a beautiful Hudson River sunset on the mansion lawn, and we’ll move indoors in case of rain.  Tickets are $27/person in advance, and $29/person on the day of the event, if available. 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Thanks to our series sponsor:

 

 

 

 

 

Thanksgiving Weekend Special – Mansion opens for holiday tours Nov. 28-30

Guided mansion tours resume after our Thanksgiving break.  Now is your chance to get out of the house and enjoy our spectacular holiday decorations, along with a chance to browse in our Museum Shop – packed with great gifts, many from local artisans.  Tours offered 10am – 5pm, last tour departs at 3:15. $10/person

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