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Volunteer Orientation Day
March 25 (Saturday) 9:30 AM
Wilderstein is seeking new volunteers to welcome visitors, conduct tours, and work on the landscape. Learn more about getting involved by joining us for this informational session for new and returning volunteers. Refreshments will be served. Please call 845.876.4818 for additional details.
April 1 (Saturday) 1:00 PM
Afternoon affair with fine tea, finger sandwiches, homemade cakes and cookies. Admission $30 per adult and $20 per child. Mansion tour included. Reservations are necessary, as seating is limited. Call 845.876.4818 for more information.
The Roosevelt Circle: A Closer Perspective
Wednesdays in April (4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26) 2:00 PM
Series of four seminars on The Roosevelts led local historians Linda Bouchey and Albert Vinck. Titles include: The Roosevelts Entertain the King & Queen; Frances Perkins – The New Deal’s First Lady (Part I); Frances Perkins – The New Deal’s First Lady (Part II); Missy LeHand – FDR’s Other Closest Companion. Registration fee is $40 for the complete series ($25 for Wilderstein members and volunteers). Tea and light refreshments will be served. To enroll and for more information, please call 845.876.4818.
2017 Tour Season
May 4 – October 29 (Thursday – Sunday) noon – 4:00 PM
House museum open for docent led tours. Experience the mansion’s magical architecture and lavish 1888 interiors, learn about the history of the estate and its inhabitants, and explore the breathtaking landscape. Admission $11 adults, $10 students/seniors, children under 12 free. Last tour begins at 3:30 PM.
Spring Landscape Days
May 6 & June 10 (Saturdays) 8:30 AM
Join Wilderstein’s landscape volunteers in preparing the site’s gardens and trails for summer. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please call 845.876.4818.
Date & Time TBA
Wilderstein’s annual benefit fundraiser. Garden party featuring cocktails, light refreshments, live music, silent auction & fun. Tickets are $125 per person. Please call 845.876.4818 for reservations and more information.
Fall Landscape Days
October 28 & November 11(Saturdays) 8:30 AM
Join Wilderstein’s landscape volunteers in preparing the site’s gardens and trails for winter. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 845.876.4818.
Holiday House Tours
November 24, 25 & 26 (Fri, Sat & Sun) AND
December 2 & 3(Sat & Sun), 9 & 10(Sat & Sun), 16 & 17(Sat & Sun), 23(Sat), 26 & 27(Tues & Wed)
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Florists and designers transform the Wilderstein mansion into a magical holiday wonderland. Tour the mansion at your own pace, with guides in each room to share information and answer questions. $11 adults, $10 students/seniors, children under 12 free. For those who like to shop local, the site’s museum store has an assortment of unique gifts for just about everyone. There’s no place like WILDERSTEIN for the holidays!
December 9 (Saturday) 1:00 PM
Festive holiday event featuring a variety of tea, finger sandwiches, homemade cakes and cookies. Admission $30 per adult and $20 per child. Tour of the mansion included. Reservations are necessary, as limited seating fills up quickly. Please call 845.876.4818 for more information.