Events in 2022


Weekends in October: Harvest Hunt in the Garden!

We're so sorry but the Hunt on Saturday October 1st has been cancelled due to projected rain, please come another day!

Come search the nooks and crannies of Locust Grove grounds to find over two dozen fabulously decorated pumpkins on a kid-friendly story walk - scavenger hunt! We'll supply a map, you bring your imagination! Costumes are encouraged! Kids under 4 are free, tickets required for everyone else. Make sure to purchase tickets in advance!

Tickets: $10/person. Kids under 4 are FREE, but everyone else needs a ticket.

Click here to purchase tickets online.

Thank you to our very generous sponsors: Ulster Savings Bank Tompkins Bank Stewart's Shops



Thursday October 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 are inspired by heirloom vegetables from the Estate kitchen gardens. Visitors are also treated to cooking demonstrations by our featured chef, Mike Polasek of Simply Gourmet Events, expert wine pairing presentations by Paul Brady of Paul Brady Wine, and garden tours with Claire Davis, Director of Horticulture. $30/person, 5:30-7:30pm. 845-454-4500 for tickets, or click here to purchase tickets on-line.

Thanks to our sponsors: Hudson Valley Wine and Food Fest and Hudson Valley Credit Union


November 3 through December 30

"Fertile Ground: The Hudson Valley Animal Paintings of Caroline Clowes." An exhibit organized by the Dutchess County Historical Society exploring LaGrange artist Caroline Morgan Clowes’ extraordinary path to national artistic acclaim.

Opening Reception: Thursday November 3rd, 5:30 - 7:30 PM, $85/person

Click here for tickets to the opening reception!


Open to the public: November 4 - December 30, Wednesday - Sunday, 1pm - 5pm. Free, no reservations required.


Thursday November 10: 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 are inspired by heirloom vegetables from the Estate kitchen gardens. Visitors are also treated to cooking demonstrations by our featured chef, Agnes Devereaux of Agnes Devereaux Catering, expert wine pairing presentations by Viscount Wines and Liquor, and garden tours with Claire Davis, Director of Horticulture. $30/person, 5:30-7:30pm. 845-454-4500 for tickets, or click here to purchase tickets on-line.

Thanks to our sponsors: Hudson Valley Wine and Food Fest and Hudson Valley Credit Union


Sunday November 20: Lecture in conjunction with the exhibit "Fertile Ground"

“From Attic to Gallery, the Art and Science of Conserving Art” David Heskes, Yost Conservation

2pm. Free, reservations are required. Click here to reserve tickets.



Thanksgiving Weekend: Hudson Valley Artisan Marketplace

Get in the holiday spirit as you shop more than two dozen booth by local artists and artisans. Open 10am - 5pm each day, free and open to the public.

Click here for vendor information.


Thanksgiving Weekend: Holiday Mansion tours

Tour the historic mansion, updated with festive holiday decorations! Enjoy trees festooned with antique ornaments in the Drawing Room and Dining Room, along with special exhibits. Tours last about an hour, $15/person. First tour at 10:15, last tour at 3:15 each day.


Weekends in December: Holiday Mansion tours

Tour the historic mansion, updated with festive holiday decorations! Enjoy trees festooned with antique ornaments in the Drawing Room and Dining Room, along with special exhibits. Tours last about an hour, $15/person. First tour at 10:15, last tour at 3:15 each day.


Thursday December 1: Sunset Sensations Wine and Food Event

Come to Locust Grove and sip fine wines paired with culinary creations! Hors d’oeuvres are inspired by heirloom vegetables from the Estate kitchen gardens. Visitors are also treated to cooking demonstrations by our featured chef, Amy Tung of Valley Home Dining, expert wine pairing presentations by Paul Brady of Paul Brady Wine , and tours of the historic mansion, decorated for the holidays. $35/person, 5:30-7:30pm. 845-454-4500 for tickets, or click here to purchase tickets on-line.

Thanks to our sponsors: Hudson Valley Wine and Food Fest and Hudson Valley Credit Union


Sunday December 4: Lecture in conjunction with the exhibit "Fertile Ground"

“Painting in a Challenging Landscape: Women Artists in the 19th Century.” Rob Doyle, President of the Dutchess County Historical Society. 2pm. Free, reservations required. Click here to reserve tickets.



Thursday December 8: Sunset Sensations Wine and Food Event

Come to Locust Grove and sip fine wines paired with culinary creations! Hors d’oeuvres are inspired by heirloom vegetables from the Estate kitchen gardens. Visitors are also treated to cooking demonstrations by our featured chef, Billy Turner from Spice Catering, expert wine pairing presentations by Viscount Wines and Liquor, and a tour of the historic mansion, decorated for the holidays. $35/person, 5:30-7:30pm. 845-454-4500 for tickets, or click here to purchase tickets on-line.

Thanks to our sponsors: Hudson Valley Wine and Food Fest and Hudson Valley Credit Union


Sunday December 11: Lecture in conjunction with the exhibit "Fertile Ground"

“Drawn to Nature: The Sketches and Studies of Caroline Clowes.” Caroline Culp; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History at Vassar College. 2pm. Free, reservations required. Click here to reserve tickets.


Sunday December 11: Lecture in conjunction with the exhibit "Fertile Ground"

“Caroline Clowes: How Poughkeepsie, the City of Schools, Nurtured An Artist.” Bill Jeffway, Executive Director of the Dutchess County Historical Society and Melodye Moore, Trustee and Collections Chair of the Dutchess County Historical Society. 2pm. Free, reservations required. Click here to reserve tickets.



December 26-31: Holiday Mansion tours

Tour the historic mansion, updated with festive holiday decorations! Enjoy trees festooned with antique ornaments in the Drawing Room and Dining Room, along with special exhibits. Tours last about an hour, $15/person. First tour at 10:15, last tour at 3:15 each day.