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NYS Parks, Recreation, Historic Preservation Katonah, NY – John Jay Homestead State Historic Site has launched new digital content you can enjoy from home.  These fun, interactive activities allow you to experience history while historic house tours are suspended.

Learn more about the collection by exploring the Object of the Day or try to solve one of history’s mysteries by being an Object Detective.  A virtual tour and downloadable worksheets are also available.  More content will continue to be added.  All this can be found on our website: www.johnjayhomestead.org.

Washington's HeadquartersNewburgh, NY (March 18, 2020) – Want to get some fresh air?  Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site’s grounds will be open Monday through Saturday, 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. 

Due to health and safety concerns, our Museum, Hasbrouck House and Tower of Victory tours are temporarily suspended.  The grounds, with its almost 7 acres of green space and magnificent vistas of the Hudson River and Highlands, is open for all to enjoy.

Katonah, N.Y. (March 19, 2020) – John Jay Homestead State Historic Site has launched new digital content you can enjoy from home. These fun, interactive activities allow you to experience history while historic house tours are suspended.

Learn more about the collection by exploring the Object of the Day or try to solve one of history’s mysteries by being an Object Detective. A virtual tour and downloadable worksheets are also available. More content will continue to be added. All this can be found on our website: www.johnjayhomestead.org.

Hudson HallEVENTS AFFECTED INCLUDE Intelligent Lives (March 12), múm (March 25), The Orchestra Now (March 29), Camphill Hudson Players (April 3) and Bird Flight: A Charlie Parker Centennial Celebration (starting April 4)

Hudson, NY – Hudson Hall has been closely monitoring ongoing developments worldwide as they relate to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The safety of our audiences, artists, partners and staff is our priority.

Therefore, it is with much regret that we have decided that the most responsible course of action is to suspend all activities at Hudson Hall involving large gatherings for the next 30 days. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and, wherever possible, events will be rescheduled to a later date to be announced.

Dr. Christopher BrellochsSunday, April 26, 1:00 PM

Staatsburg, N.Y. — On April 26 at 1pm, Staatsburgh State Historic Site will offer "A Performance and Conversation on The Musical Life of Ruth and Ogden Mills."  Dr. Christopher Brellochs, Chair of the Academy of Music at Dutchess Community College, will present a musical program for soprano, mezzo-soprano, piano and saxophone that will feature arias from Metropolitan Opera productions like Lucia di LammermoorNorma, and I puritani, operas that were popular during the Gilded Age, paired with original 19th century compositions for saxophone based on those operatic themes.

Washington's Headquarters logoNewburgh, NY (March 6, 2020) – In honor of Women’s History Month, Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, in Newburgh, will hold its annual program, The General’s Lady, Sunday, March 22nd at 2:00 PM. Inspired by Martha Washington, this event pays tribute to both the impact of noteworthy historical women, and to contemporary women making a difference in the field of history and preservation in the Hudson Valley. 

Orange County Tourism logoCelebrate the Irish-ish in you with parades, celtic music, and more.

Orange County, N.Y. (March 6, 2020) – There may not be a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, but there are fun, festive, and family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebrations across Orange County, N.Y. this month! Sign up to run a 5K, watch a parade, or head to a craft brewery to listen to Celtic music and raise a glass or two. No matter your speed, there’s an Orange County event where you can celebrate the Irish-ish in you.

Basilica Hudson 24-HOUR DRONEThe Hudson, NY multi-disciplinary arts center’s annual experiment in sound and music will return for a sixth consecutive year, as Basilica Hudson celebrates its ten-year anniversary

Hudson, N.Y. Basilica Hudson - the multidisciplinary arts center founded by musician Melissa Auf der Maur and filmmaker Tony Stone - has announced the return of its annual 24-HOUR DRONE experimental music and sound program. An all-encompassing, immersive event, 24-HOUR DRONE features musicians and sound artists experimenting with sustained tones, creating a full twenty-four hours of unbroken sound, and invites attendees to escape the tight hands of time in a long-form, endurance homage to sound.

Second Friday Jazz Concert SeriesYonkers, NY. March 4, 2020 -  For their third annual “Second Fridays” series of live jazz music, the Westchester Center for Jazz and Contemporary Music has agreed to donate a portion of each ticket sold to benefit the Foundation for the Yonkers Public Library. "I am excited for this opportunity to combine our efforts presenting great live music in Yonkers and making the city a cultural destination for jazz," said Liz Sander, owner of the Westchester Center for Jazz & Contemporary Music. “We welcome everyone to join us for a fun night out, to hear great live music and support the library, at the same time."…

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