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Guided house tours of Boscobel are available April through December, every day except Tuesdays, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Tickets may be purchased at the door and reservations are not necessary.

House tour tickets are also available for purchase online. See link below.

After online ticket purchase, please print your email confirmation and bring it to the front desk in the Carriage House. A staff member will then coordinate your tour with an available docent.

Advance house tour tickets expire within one year of purchase and are only good during regular business hours for regular house tours. Children under six years old and FOB members are always FREE.

 

 

 

April through October – first tour is at 10am and last tour is at 4pm.
November and December – first tour is at 10am and last tour is at 3pm.

Special Online Purchase Only – Buy two adult tickets, get one child 6-14 FREE!


Boscobel, Yoga on the Lawn

 

Mondays, 6pm
June 13 through September 5
(No class July 4th)

 

Spectacular views entice the senses as you stretch and pose overlooking the Hudson River from the lawns at Boscobel, truly one of the most picturesque and serene settings in the Hudson Valley.

 

Taught by internationally-certified instructor, Ellen Forman, this popular class fits the needs of all levels. Ellen emphasizes the inward journey and the profound healing effects of yoga. Start your week calm and refreshed.

 

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own mats and water.
Please Note: No class on July 4.
Check website for weather cancellations.

 

 


Friday mornings, 9:30–10:15am100_3480

Summer: 8/12, 8/19, 8/26
Fall I: 9/16, 9/23, 9/30
Fall II: 10/14, 10/21, 10/28

 

Make plans to meet new friends here at Boscobel! Join us for fun, educational activities in our outdoor pavilion on Friday mornings. This educator-led, interactive program is designed for children ages 1 through 5 with their parents, grandparents or caregivers. Joyful learning through nursery rhymes, songs, parachute play and storytelling will spark your little one’s curiosity and imagination.

Fee includes one adult and one child. Sessions are limited to 12 families and registration is required.

If you would like to purchase just one or two days within a session, please contact Lisa DiMarzo: ldimarzo@boscobel.org or 845.265.3638 x140.

 


military day at boscobel

Sunday, August 28, 11am-4pm

Squeeze in a bit of quality education this summer by visiting Boscobel for an outdoor experience that promises muskets, memories and more!

 

Boscobel and The Living History Education Foundation present an all-day encampment of soldiers honoring its ties to such legendary historic wars as the American Revolution, the War of 1812, the Civil War and World War II. Starting at 11am and ongoing until 4pm, reenactors will demonstrate military camp life including inspections, formations, musket firings, artillery demonstrations and drills, all which take place on the grounds of Boscobel House and Gardens, overlooking the majestic Hudson River and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

 

  • This event is rain or shine and is included in the price of a Grounds ticket.
  • Boscobel Members, Blue Star Museum Members & children under 6 years of age receive free admission.
  • Food and beverages will be available for purchase from Pappi’s Mediterranean and Phil’s Grills food trucks.
  • Click here for complete Military Reenactment Day Agenda.

 

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Susanna SalkFriday, September 9, 6:30pm

 

Susanna Salk is a designer, stylist, stager as well as the author of many best-selling design books. Her first was the unexpected hit, “A Privileged Life, Celebrating WASP Style” which stemmed from her upbringing on Boston’s North Shore. Her next books celebrated design, from the personal weekend spaces of style makers in “Weekend Retreats” to “Room for Children: Stylish Spaces for Sleep and Play,” which was the first book of its kind to explore design for the junior set. “Be Your Own Decorator: Taking Cues and Confidence from Today’s Leading Designers” followed, inspiring people to take design into their own hands. Her 2013 debut of “C.Z. Guest: American Style Icon,” was the first pictorial book on the iconic style of C.Z. Guest. “Decorate Fearlessly! Using Whimsy, Confidence and a Dash of Surprise to Create Personal Spaces,” explores the power and panache rooms can have when decorated with confidence instead of rules.

 

Her eighth book, and the topic for her presentation at Boscobel, “It’s the Little Things: Creating Big Moments In Your Home Through the Stylish Small Stuff” debuted Spring 2016. Ms. Salk also hosts the monthly “At Home With” video series on the Quintessence design blog, which captures her visiting the homes of top designers and style makers around the globe.

 

The lecture will take place in Boscobel’s grand entrance hall at 6:30pm, followed by a wine and cheese reception sponsored by Munder-Skiles Garden Furniture, Garrison, NY.

 

Click here for Fred Rich lecture details.
Purchase a membership to Boscobel and receive all lectures free, plus — free admission to Boscobel all season long!


2nd Saturday of each month through December, 9–11am

Let’s Talk & Walk and Make & Take through the seasons here at Boscobel! Explore the seasons inside and outside of Boscobel with a brief, focused tour followed by a hands-on themed activity and craft to take home with you.

Designed for children ages 5-11 with an adult.

Space limited.


Saturday, September 10 Theme—Clay Creations

 

 


big bandSunday, September 11, 6-8pm
(
Rain Date Sunday September 18, 6-8pm)

Gates open for picnicking at 5pm

 

Celebrate the last days of summer on Boscobel’s great lawn overlooking the majestic Hudson River. Bring a picnic supper, listen and dance as the 20-piece Big Band Sound orchestra recreates the swinging sounds of Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington and more.

 

 

Joining Us Again This Year: Swing dance demonstrations by owners & students of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Wappingers, NY…everyone is invited to jump in on the jitterbugging!

 

Advance ticket purchase recommended. Children under 10 are FREE.

Web Special – Big Band & Guided House Tour Combo Ticket! (Space Limited—Last Tour at 4pm.)


Frederic+CFriday, September 23, 6:30pm

 

Author, environmentalist and lawyer Fred Rich serves as head of the New York State Environmental Leaders Group, Chair of the Foundation for Landscape Studies and the Scenic Hudson Land Trust, Vice Chair of the national Land Trust Alliance and The Battery Conservancy, and director of the Hudson Highlands Land Trust. He also serves on the Advisory Board of The Hastings Center (bioethics), and the Dean’s Advisory Committee of The City University of New York School of Public Health. He is the winner of the Battery Urban Farmer Award (from The Battery Conservancy, for promotion of urban agriculture, 2012), the Environmental Advocates of New York Advocates Award (for environmental advocacy in New York State, 2011), and the Frances Reese Medal (from Scenic Hudson, for service to the Hudson Valley, 2010).

 

Mr. Rich’s lecture, based on his new book, “Getting to Green, Saving Nature: A Bipartisan Solution” will focus on the environmental movement and environmental politics. Can we save the world with half the country in determined opposition? Can Republicans and conservatives be returned to their long tradition of environmental stewardship? Join in the discussion.

 

The lecture will take place in Boscobel’s grand entrance hall at 6:30pm, followed by a wine and cheese reception sponsored by Munder-Skiles Garden Furniture, Garrison, NY.

 

Click here for Susanna Salk lecture details.

Purchase a membership to Boscobel and receive all lectures free, plus free admission to Boscobel all season long!


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Sunday, October 9, 6-9pm

 

Gather ‘round a blazing bonfire at Boscobel for some good old-fashioned, “kindled” fun, and kick up your heels with live music provided by the country/rockabilly band Tenbrooks Molly!

 

Admission also includes complimentary marshmallows & toasting sticks (while supplies last), as well as Stargazing with Boscobel’s Museum Educator Lisa DiMarzo (weather permitting). Glowsticks and other light-up items will be available for purchase from Boscobel’s Gift Shop.

 

Food & soft drinks will also be available for purchase on site from Phil’s Grills and Pappi’s Mediterranean food trucks.

 

Rain date is the following Sunday, October 16. Watch this page for update.

 

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