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Boscobel Re-Opens on April 14 for 2019 Season

March 18th, 2019

BOSCOBEL RE-OPENS ON APRIL 14 FOR 2019 SEASON

Annual and New Events Celebrate Hudson Valley Design, History, and Nature

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Garrison, NY – March 2019) – Boscobel House and Gardens is thrilled to re-open on April 14 for our 2019 season.

Throughout the year, Boscobel looks forward to serving more diverse audiences than ever with engaging experiences in design, history, and nature. Our 2019 season includes family-friendly programs such as Bring the Kids! house tours with seasonal crafts and activities, our second annual Ice Cream Social and Heritage Applefest, an Independence Day celebration featuring a performance by the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra with stunning views of the West Point fireworks over the Hudson River, and new Great Lawn picnic hours throughout the summer.

This is in addition to Insider Tours of the Historic House Museum, whose beautiful interiors display a world-class collection of New York Neoclassical furniture.

On the second Saturday of each month, Boscobel offers pay-what-you-wish admission to 68 acres of grounds featuring lush gardens, a woodland trail, and a Great Lawn with stunning vistas of the Hudson River.

Please join us in April for:

Members Day
SATURDAY, APRIL 13 | 1:00 – 3:00pm
Members and their guests are invited to visit Boscobel on an afternoon set aside especially for them. Our Historic House Museum will be open for self-guided tours. Expert guides will be available to provide information about the house, its furnishings, and the Dyckman family.
We invite members to come by to enjoy the afternoon, stroll the grounds, meet the staff, and celebrate the start of a new season at Boscobel.
Members: Free, Included with membership.

Opening Day
SUNDAY, APRIL 14 | 9:30am
Boscobel officially reopens to everyone everywhere. Our grounds open at 9:30am. Insider Tours begin at 10:00am and continue at 45-minute intervals throughout the day.
New this season: House tour tickets may be purchased in advance at Boscobel.org.
GROUNDS ADMISSION
Grounds Admission:
Adults: $12
Child (5-18): $6
Under 5 years of age: Free
ADMISSION INCLUDING HOUSE TOURS:
Adults: $18
Senior: $15
Children (5-18): $9
Under 5 years of age: Free

Bring the Kids! Spring Break
MONDAY, APRIL 15 | 9:30am and 1:00pm, two-hour programs
Theme: Laundry Time Folding and Ironing
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17 | 9:30am and 1:00pm, two-hour programs
Theme: Quill Writing
Take a family trip through time with our museum educator, Lisa DiMarzo. Explore the past through hands-on chores, games, and crafts. Go on a flashlight tour of the Boscobel mansion, take a break with a snack, and bring the memories home with a special craft.
NOT-YET MEMBERS: $12 per person
MEMBERS: $8 per person
Recommended for ages 5 years and older

Earth Day: Making Seed Balls
SATURDAY, APRIL 20 | 11:00am
Celebrate Earth Day by renewing native plants at Boscobel and at home. Guests are invited to join Museum Educator Lisa DiMarzo to make seed balls. Seed balls are handmade balls of recycled paper and dirt that contain a mix of native seeds. We will supply the necessary ingredients; guests just need to enjoy getting their hands dirty. Toss seed balls along our woodland trails and take some home.
Guests will meet at the Visitor Center Front Desk.
NOT-YET-MEMBERS: Included with grounds admission
MEMBERS: Free, included with membership

Tickets will be available at Boscobel.org/calendar by April 1.

We look forward to celebrating a new season with you!

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