May 2019

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Classic Lyndhurst Mansion Tours

May 3 – 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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Backstairs Tours

May 11 – October 27

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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Gardens, Grounds and Bowling Pavilion – Walking Tour

May 12 – August 26

Gardens, Grounds and Bowling Walking Tour Offered Sundays at 10:30 AM. Tours last approximately 1 & 1/2 hours. Enjoy a walking tour along the Hudson River on the grounds of the Lyndhurst estate. Learn how three families made their mark on this spectacular property.  Follow the transition from farmland to William Paulding’s country retreat to George Merritt’s incredible landscaped garden oasis complete with a greenhouse to finally, the Gould family who maintained the Gothic Revival mansion for 81 years, preserving ...

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Gardening Workshops

May 12 – 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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Lyndhurst Spring Gala

May 30

LYNDHURST SPRING GALA THURSDAY, MAY 30 6:30 COCKTAILS   |    7:30 BUFFET DINNER HONORING THE LYNDHURST LANDSCAPE COMMITTEE Barbara Israel, Catherine Ludden, Elizabeth L. Martin, Christopher J. Nolan, David Scott Parker, Stephen Tilly, Linda Viertel Celebrate the opening of Lyndhurst’s lower landscape, the reinstallation of marble garden furniture on the front lawn and the unveiling of Lyndhurst’s newest acquisition, Frederick MacMonnies “Duck Baby” fountain. LANDSCAPE PERFORMANCE BY TRAINOR DANCE   |   JAZZ BY TONY JEFFERSON TRIO  |   FESTIVE ATTIRE RSVP BY ...

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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. There will also be an “Ask an Arborist!” with children’s activities throughout the day. A $5 per person fee is charged for ...

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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 4:00 pm, music begins at 6:00 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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September 2019

$12

Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst

September 13 – 15

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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