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Spring Landscape Days

April 14 & June 9 (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.

Daffodil Tea

April 21 (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.

2018 Tour Season

May 3 – October 28 (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.

Volunteer Recruitment Day

May 5 (Saturday) 10:00 AM

Wilderstein is seeking new volunteers to conduct tours, staff the gift shop, and work on the landscape/trails. Join us for a FREE talk about the history of Wilderstein and learn more about getting involved. Refreshments will be served. To register and for more information, please call 845.876.4818.

Lecture: Highlights from the Wilderstein Portraits Collection

May 12 (Saturday) 2:00 PM

Renowned artist and educator William Clutz will discuss works in Wilderstein’s collection by Ammi Phillips and French emigre painter Monsieur Robert, including research that led to the discovery of a remarkable number of portraits throughout the Hudson Valley now attributed to Robert. Tickets are $15 ($10 for Wilderstein members and volunteers). Tea and light refreshments will be served. To register and for additional information, please call 845.876.4818.

Guided Hike

June 16 (Saturday) 2:00 PM

Come explore Wilderstein’s landscape and trails with the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK). This hike will be in the spirit of many hosted at Wilderstein by Daisy Suckley while she was a member. Tea and light refreshments to be served immediately following. Tickets are $15 ($10 for Wilderstein and ADK members). To register and for additional information, please call 845.876.4818.

Summer Party

July 7 (Saturday) 5:00 PM

“Old-fashioned carnival” themed annual summer celebration to benefit Wilderstein with cocktails, refreshments, carnival games, entertainment, house tours, huge silent auction & fun. Tickets are $125 per person. For reservations, please call 845.876.4818.

Goats 101

September 29 (Saturday) 10:00 AM

Wilderstein has been utilizing goats again this year to clear brush and control invasive vegetation. INTERESTED IN HEARING MORE ABOUT OUR INNOVATIVE PROGRAM OR HAVING GOATS OF YOUR OWN?  Come learn everything you need to know from Stephanie Wyant, Wilderstein’s goat herder and co-owner of Hudson Valley Kinders & Kritters. Registration is $15 ($10 for Wilderstein members and volunteers). For reservations and for additional information, please call 845.876.4818.

RCMS Concert

September 30 (Sunday) 2:00 PM

Free concert presented by the Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society (RCMS) featuring Theo Bleckmann, vocalist and Ben Monder, guitarist.  Bring seating, and enjoy the confluence of a great concert and Wilderstein’s remarkable outdoor setting!

Fall Landscape Days

October 20 & November 10 (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 23, 24 & 25 (Fri, Sat & Sun) AND

December 1 & 2(Sat & Sun), 8 & 9(Sat & Sun), 15 & 16(Sat & Sun), 22 & 23(Sat & Sun), 29 & 30(Sat & Sun)

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!

Yuletide Tea

December 8 (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.