Philipsburg Manor Sheep to Shawl


Move over, headless horseman, the sheep are coming! Celebrate spring at Philipsburg Manor’s annual Sheep to Shawl festival! From fiber to fashion, this classic spring festival celebrates all things wooly sheep! Visitors are invited to explore each step in the process of turning wool into cloth using 18th-century techniques. Hands-on activities include dyeing wool and […]

Night Photography Workshop

headless horseman cemetery

Photographer and author Lance Keimig leads a workshop at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, April 11-13 2014. A mix of classroom and field sessions, the workshop presents an overview of historical night photography while introducing the latest tools at a photographer’s disposal: high quality digital image capture, RAW file processing, image stacking and HDR imaging, light painting, long exposures, and […]

Stone Barns Sheep Shearing Festival


Celebrate Spring at Stone Barns Center’s Annual Sheep Shearing Festival! Watch and ask questions as farmers shear the Stone Barns flock of Finn-Dorset sheep. Enjoy family-friendly wool and weaving activities all day long: visit sheep and wool education stations, watch spinners at work, learn to comb and card wool, and experiment at mini-loom and felting […]

Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst


Re-awaken your spirit at this beautiful Hudson Valley event. Crafts at Lyndhurst has been held semi-annually for 30 years and it is among the best-known, best-attended outdoor craft festivals in the nation. Set on the grounds of the grand and historic Lyndhurst, come discover the unique designs and creative artistry of over 275 leading artists […]

Winter fun in Rockefeller State Park


Rockefeller State Park Preserve offers snowshoe trails, cross-country skiing, and sledding hills. It’s also a great spot for hiking, running, bird watching, photography, and geocaching (park permit required). Household pets are allowed on leash. Preserve grounds are open year round, sunrise to sunset. Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Route 117, 1 mile east of Route 9, […]

December Shows at Tarrytown Music Hall

Tarrytown Music Hall

December concerts • Jim Brickman-The Magic of Christmas: December 11, 8pm. • Beach Boys Christmas Special: December 14, 7 pm and 9:30 pm (two performances). Family shows: • Max & Ruby in The Nutcracker: December 20, 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm (two performances). • Cinderella Ballet: December 15, 2 pm and 5:30 pm (two performances). $5 Movie: • Scrooged, December […]

Dickens’s ‘Christmas Carol’

old dutch church candle lantern

Nestle into the cozy confines of the Old Dutch Church and let master storyteller Jonathan Kruk, complete with musical accompaniment, regale you with his adaptation of this Charles Dickens classic. Enjoy complimentary hot chocolate, cider, and cookies while you browse for holiday gifts for everyone on your list at Philipsburg Manor. This Historic Hudson Valley […]

Horseman’s Hollow 2013

Horseman's Hollow

Are you ready to be scared out of your mind? Taking “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” to dark extremes, Horseman’s Hollow returns in 2013 for a most ominous 13 nights of highly entertaining haunted mayhem. The 17th Century Dutch colony of Philipsburg Manor transforms into a terrifying landscape ruled by the undead, the evil, and […]

Irving’s ‘Legend’

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Master storyteller Jonathan Kruk offers a dramatic performance of Washington Irving’s classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, featuring the Headless Horseman, Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, and Katrina Van Tassel. Flavored with live spooky organ music by Jim Keyes, Kruk’s storytelling captivates all audiences. This Historic Hudson Valley event takes place at the Old Dutch […]

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Tours


A trip to Sleepy Hollow isn’t complete without a visit to Sleepy Hollow Cemetery and its famous residents, including Elizabeth Arden, Brooke Astor, Andrew Carnegie, Walter Chrysler, Samuel Gompers, Washington Irving, and William Rockefeller. Author Doug Keister sums it up: “Sleepy Hollow has it all; spooky lilting 18th century death’s head tombstones, twisting narrow roads, […]