Carla Lynn Hall and Jim KeyesKatonah, NY – Explore local history through song and legend with a free musical performance from Carla & Keyes at John Jay Homestead!

Join historic musicians Carla Lynn Hall and Jim Keyes for an exciting outdoor performance on Saturday, October 7, from 11am to 1pm. Based in Yorktown Heights, Carla & Keyes have performed throughout the Hudson Valley since 2016. With a passion for both history and education, the duo has crafted family-friendly programs about storied figures such as John Andre, Madame C.J. Walker and "Hulda: The Other Legend of Sleepy Hollow."

This event will coincide with John Jay Homestead’s weekly Farm Market and the NY Unit of the Herb Society of America’s annual Herb Fair & Market at the Homestead. Together, they present an excellent opportunity for guests of all ages to learn more about early American history while also enjoying a unique food and shopping experience. For more information, please visit

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Jessica Sommerfeldt, John Jay Homestead State Historic Site,