Historic Hudson Valley's Halloween Events

Sleepy Hollow Country…Spooky to Sublime

Sleepy Hollow Country will be seriously earning its reputation as the country’s premiere haunted destination this fall, thanks to a number of new experiences and returning classics like The Great […] Read more »
Kykuit, Sleepy Hollow

“Refreshed” Tours at Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate, Make a Grand Experience Even Better

How do you make a trip, to what is already considered to be Westchester’s premiere cultural attraction, even better? You focus on providing the most perfect visitor experience possible through […] Read more »
Hoopoe the Mime with a visitor. Bryan Haeffele image.

Animals & Acrobats in Croton Memorial Day Weekend

In America’s early days, fire jugglers, tumbling acrobats, rope walkers, magicians — indeed, clever characters of all sorts — used to travel the countryside as a ragged band of entertainers, […] Read more »

Hudson Valley Preservationists Pledge Support for Historic Hudson Valley’s Property in Dutchess County

Several eminent Hudson Valley philanthropists have pledged $675,000 over five years to Historic Hudson Valley to enhance public programming and access to Montgomery Place, the Tarrytown-based, non-profit organization’s historic architectural […] Read more »
Historic Hudson Valley new headquarters

Historic Hudson Valley’s New Headquarters

Historic Hudson Valley is building a new headquarters on Bedford Road, across the way from Stone Barns Center. You can see it here under construction and in this rendering of […] Read more »
Historic Hudson Valley Honors Kevin Burke and Con Edison

Historic Hudson Valley Honors Kevin Burke and Con Edison

Historic Hudson Valley recently honored Kevin Burke and Con Edison with the 2009 HUDSON Valley Hero Award. Mark Rockefeller, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Historic Hudson Valley’s Board of […] Read more »

Van Cortlandt Manor, Sunnyside All Aglow on December Saturdays

Visitors have a rare opportunity to experience two National Historic Landmarks bathed in romantic candlelight on Saturday evenings in December, part of Historic Hudson Valley’s seasonal celebrations. Read more »

The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze, October highlights in Sleepy Hollow Country: Thousands of elaborately carved jack o’lanterns and the Headless Horseman

New Orleans may own Mardi Gras, but Sleepy Hollow Country owns Halloween. Here, what was once a mere one-shot costume and candy collecting evening, transforms into a month-long celebration involving […] Read more »

At Van Cortlandt Manor’s River Day, Performance tells tale of Hudson’s voyage … Hands-on activities include kayak rides, fishing, and more

The Arm-of-the-Sea theater group will be debuting a new Quadricentennial-themed performance on Sunday, August 9, at Van Cortlandt Manor’s River Day, an event devoted to the history and ecology of […] Read more »

Celebrating 100 Years at Kykuit, the Grand Rockefeller Estate, Elaborate gardens, extraordinary sculpture, and, oh yes, a nice mansion too

This year is a major milestone for Kykuit, the six-story stone house and rolling hilltop estate, as 2009 marks the 100th anniversary of Kykuit’s construction by John D. Read more »