April 2019

$18

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Classic Lyndhurst Mansion Tours

April 12 – September 14

Tours Thursday –  Monday Tours on the hour from 10:00 am, last tour at 4:00 pm Perfect for first-time visitors, the mansion tour lasts approximately one hour. On the mansion tour, you will see the majestic vestibule and entrance hall, reception room, parlor, library, cabinet room, Jay Gould’s private office, and the sumptuous Victorian dining room. The second-floor centers around the Grand Picture Gallery hung with its original and varied collection of European paintings. Impressive Tiffany and La Farge stained glass ...

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$40-$55

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Mansions of the Gilded Age Symposium

April 28

Five esteemed speakers and authors discuss topics related to Gilded Age homes, society, and art. A selection of sandwiches, salads, and snacks will be available for purchase to ticket holders at lunch. Pre-purchase lunch voucher with your symposium ticket to speed through the lunch line. Lecture Schedule 8:30 – 10 AM Registration and Coffee Station Open; Museum Shop Open 9:00 AM Special Tour of Lyndhurst Mansion Optional add-on Take a tour through the first and second floors of Lyndhurst mansion ...

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Gardening Workshops

April 28 – June 23

Nick Storrs has been an instructor in the Adult Education Department at the New York Botanical Garden for over 5 years. He aims to can help you improve your skills in the garden through group lessons that will get you up and out in your garden so as to make the most of it! From basic planting and harvesting skills to perfecting the best tomatoes on the block, he can help you achieve your gardening goals! Workshops take place biweekly ...

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May 2019

$12

Crafts at Lyndhurst

May 3 – 5

Crafts at Lyndhurst showcases over 275 modern American makers, artists, designers and craftspeople from across the country selling their exciting contemporary creations and is a celebration of all things handmade.

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Mother’s Day Plant Sale

May 11

The Garden Club of Irvington, The Hudson Valley Rock Garden Society, Care of Trees and Homegrown Nurseries and Farms invites you to our annual pre-Mother’s Day Plant Sale. You will find unique plants for your gardens and containers, deer-resistant plants, expert gardening advice as well as a raffle for a specimen tree. The sale will run from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, May 11th at the Greenhouse.

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$18

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Backstairs Tours

May 11 – September 14

If you’ve taken the Classic Mansion Tour, chances are, you’ll be wanting more. This tour looks exclusively at ‘behind-the-scenes’ areas of the mansion. Come discover how during the Gilded Age and beyond, the staffs at Lyndhurst functioned to provide an efficient and seamless lifestyle for the Merritt and Gould Families!

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Lyndhurst Spring Gala

May 30

LYNDHURST SPRING GALA THURSDAY, MAY 30 6:30 COCKTAILS   |    7:30 BUFFET DINNER Celebrate the opening of the Lower Landscape restoration. FESTIVE ATTIRE | RSVP BY MAY 15 Contact nvladeck@savingplaces.org for questions.

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June 2019

Rose Day

June 2

Presented by the Garden Club of Irvington, the rose garden will be in full bloom to host demonstrations and advice from rose experts from 12 pm to 3 pm on Sunday, June 2nd.

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Tree Climbing Championship

June 8

Watch as arborists compete to climb Lyndhurst’s towering trees and showcase the highest level of professional skills, safety, and innovation in tree climbing and care. 25 competitors will scale Lyndhurst’s trees as a part of the New York State Arborist’s tree climbing competition. A professional arborist will be on site to answer your questions, provide consultation, and general education. A $5 per person fee is charged for parking. Event runs from 9 am to 2 pm on Saturday, June 8th. ...

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July 2019

$5

Sunset Jazz Concerts

July 18 – August 29

Relax on Lyndhurst’s great lawn and enjoy cool music by hot jazz artists! Every Thursday from July 11 through August 29th. The grounds open at 4 pm, music begins at 6:30 pm. There is a $5 per person parking fee. The site is also accessible by walking the Old Croton Aqueduct trail. Dogs are allowed on-leash. Concerts are on the west lawn overlooking the Hudson River. Rain call made by 3 pm and announced online and on Facebook. Attendees are encouraged to bring ...

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