May 2018

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Classic Lyndhurst Mansion Tours

May 3 – September 23

April:  Tours Friday – Sunday Tours on the hour from 10:00 am, last tour at 4:00 pm May – September: 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 ...

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Gardens, Grounds and Bowling Pavilion – Walking Tour

May 5 – September 16

Gardens, Grounds and Bowling Walking Tour Offered select Sundays at 10:30 AM. Please note that this tour does NOT visit the main rooms of the mansion – please purchase Classic Tour Tickets for the traditional tour experience. If you’ve taken the Classic Mansion Tour, chances are, you’ll be wanting more. This strenuous one-mile walking tour explores the property’s western landscape covering the Gould era formal Rose garden, greenhouse, rockeries with river views and culminates with a tour inside the 1894 ...

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Backstairs Tours

May 5 – September 16

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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Tomato Gardening Workshops

May 13 – August 5

Come join Homegrown Nurseries at the historic Lyndhurst Mansion this summer as we take a deep dive into growing a home garden’s most prized possession – great tomatoes! Whether you are an experienced gardener trying to fine tune your prized Brandywines or a beginning gardener who wants to try a new crop this summer, these workshops will help. Over five workshops, we will take a take a deep dive into growing great tomatoes in the home garden – whether in ...

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Lyndhurst Spring Gala

May 31

LYNDHURST SPRING GALA THURSDAY, MAY 31ST 6:30 COCKTAILS   |    7:30 BUFFET DINNER Preview Lyndhurst’s new exhibition, “Becoming Tiffany” which will open to the public at the gala and enjoy lawn activities reminiscent of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s journeys to the Near East and North Africa. FESTIVE ATTIRE RSVP BY MAY 15 Contact lhmem@savingplaces.org for questions.

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June 2018

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Becoming Tiffany Symposium

June 3

Five esteemed speakers and authors discuss topics related to Louis Comfort Tiffany in conjunction with Lyndhurst’s major exhibition Becoming Tiffany: From Hudson Valley Painter to Gilded Age Tastemaker. Lecture Schedule 8:30 – 10 AM Registration and Coffee Station Open; Museum Shop Open 9:00 AM Optional Add-On | Special Tour of Lyndhurst Exhibit Becoming Tiffany: From Hudson Valley Painter to Gilded Age Tastemaker Take a tour through gallery led by Lyndhurst Executive Director, Howard Zar exclusively for symposium participants. Space is limited to ...

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Rose Day

June 3

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 3rd.

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Rock “N” Rods Automobile Show

June 10

Lyndhurst’s historic grounds will feature a unique range of classic and vintage cars shown by Rock ‘N’ Rods NY. Entry fee is $5 per person and can be credited toward a Mansion Tour. Stop by from 10 am – 3 pm on Sunday, June 10th to see these autos!

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Tree Climbing Championship

June 23

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 23rd. ...

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