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Wave Hill Events
Wave Hill
675 West 252nd Street
Bronx
718-549-3200, www.wavehill.org

New York Botanical Garden Events
October 18,19,25,26 - Spooky Pumpkin Garden Nights 6:30-8:30
Break out your best costume and explore twisting trails of Everett Children’s Adventure Garden. Frightfully fun nighttime adventure, come face-to-face with mysterious skeletons, discover secretive lives of creatures of the night, pick up wholesome treats along the way, explore variety of activity stations. Plus parade of giant skeletons, monster mash dance party, live shadow puppet performances, pumpkin carving demos with professional sculptor/winner of Food Network Halloween Wars Adam Bierton. Fee.
October 22 - A Gardening Life: James Alexander-Sinclair 1-3
Chairman of Royal Horticultural Society Gardens Committee, James Alexander-Sinclair has designed gardens from London to Moscow. He is an award-winning garden writer, has judged at flower shows across the world, presented television programs, and has been part of BBC Chelsea Flower Show coverage for ages. Fee. NYBG, Ross Lecture Hall
October 25 thru November 17 - Kiku: Spotlight on Tradition
Magnificent installations of chrysanthemums in awe-inspiring shapes and styles. Expertly trained NYBG horticulturists spend 11 months caring for and coaxing these chrysanthemums, which are cultivated from single cuttings. The amazing floral sculptures combined with the Botanical Garden’s brilliant 250-acre spectacle of changing leaves in orange, crimson, and gold, beckon visitors to indulge in fall’s exquisite yet fleeting beauty.
November 2-3 & 9-10 - Fall Forest Weekends 11-4
Explore 50-acre Thain Family Forest, the largest remaining tract of old-growth forest in New York City. Highlights include the premiere of Chorus of the Forest, newly commissioned, site-specific work by NYBG Composer-in-Residence Angélica Negrón that will weave together choral performances, acoustic and electronic instruments and live and recorded forest sounds; performances of excerpts from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream; presentations about forest wildlife with live mammals, reptiles and birds; and other forest-themed activities.
New York Botanical Garden
Bronx River Parkway (Exit 7W) and Fordham Road
New York
718.817.8700 or www.nybg.org

Nassau County Museum of Art Events
Nassau County Museum of Art
One Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor, New York 11576
516-484-9338
www.nassaumuseum.org

Native Plant Center Events
Westchester Community College
Classroom Building, Room C200
75Grasslands Road
Valhalla
914-606-7715, wcc.nativeplant@sunywcc.edu or www.nativeplantcenter.org

The Garden Conservancy
Digging Deeper Programs
Open Days
Garden Conservancy
11 Old Post Road
Cold Spring
www.gardenconservancy.org
845-265-2029

Innisfree Garden Events
October 12 - Northeast Dutchess Community Day 10-5
6am: Morning Light - open about one hour before sunrise for photographers and other artists, birders, and anyone else who would like to experience the garden bathed in golden light. Seasonal highlights: Fall foliage. 10am: National Register Listing Celebration. 10:30: Guided Garden Tour.
Innisfree Garden
362 Tyrrel Road
Millbrook
(845) 677-8000, www.innisfreegarden.org/

Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association Events
Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association
PO BOX 239
Route 9
Hyde Park
Info: 845-229-6432, info@vanderbiltgarden.org, www.vanderbiltgarden.org

The Madoo Conservancy Events
The Madoo Conservancy
618 Sagg Main Street
PO Box 362
Sagaponack, NY 11962
631-537-8200, www.madoo.org

Battery Park City Parks Conservancy Events
Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Park, Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan (access: Battery Place) FREE! Information: http://bpcparks.org
6 River Terrace Events
6 River Terrace (South end of River Terrace, north of the Irish Hunger Memorial)
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park (access: Chambers Street)
Battery Park City Events
At Battery Park City Parks Conservancy
Battery Place (corner of 2nd place and Battery Place)
Battery Park City Parks Conservancy
2 South End Avenue (access: West Thames Street)
212-267-9700, info@bpcparks.org orwww.bpcparks.org

Stonecrop Gardens Events
Stonecrop Gardens
81 Stonecrop Lane
Cold Spring
845.265.2000, www.stonecrop.org

The Cultural Landscape Foundation Garden Dialogues
Patrons, garden owners and designers reveal creative process and collaboration that yields a great garden. Opportunities for small groups to experience beautiful gardens created by accomplished designers currently in practice. Fee.
The Cultural Landscape Foundation
1909 Que Street NW
Second Floor
Washington, D.C. 20009
202.483.0553, www.tclf.org

Hudson Valley Garden Association Events
Hudson Valley Garden Association
PO Box 191, Gardiner, NY 12525
Info: 845-418-3640, info@hvga.org , www.hvga.org/

Rubin Museum of Art Events
Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
New York
212.620.5000

Old Westbury Gardens Events
Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury, NY 11568
516-333-0048, www.oldwestburygardens.org

Friends of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission Events
BEAR MOUNTAIN STATE PARK 10:30-3
Palisades Parkway Exit 19 or Route 9W
845-786-2701

Sterling Forest State Park Preserve Events
Registration required. Trails can be steep and rocky, wear hiking shoes. Hike at pace of slowest hiker. Information or to register: 845-351-5907.
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site Events
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
44 Battlefield Rd., accessed from Park Rd. off Route 9W in Stony Point
845-786-2521 or www.palisadesparksconservancy.org
Minnewaska State Park Preserve Events
Pre-registration required for everything. Weather contingent. Wear appropriate clothing, footwear; bring snacks, water. Meet at Nature Center unless otherwise noted.
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Route 44/55, 5 miles west of intersection with Route 299
Gardiner
845-255-0752
Rockland State Park Events
Friends of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission
Administration Building
Bear Mountain
845.786.2701, admin@friendsofpalisades.org or www.friendsofpalisades.org

Planting Fields Arboretum Events
Planting Fields Arboretum & State Historic Park
Post Office Box 58
Oyster Bay, New York 11771
(516) 922-8676, [url=http://www.plantingfields.org]www.plantingfields.org[/url

Neversink Valley Area Museum Events
Neversink Valley Area Museum
26 Hoag Road
Cuddebackville
Info: 845-754-8870 www.neversinkmuseum.org

Landis Arboretum Events
Esperance
www.LandisArboretum.org 518-875-6935
518-875-6935 or landisfun@midtel.net

Arnot Forest
Schuyler County Route 13 (1 mile north of NY Route 224 between Cayuta and Van Etten) NY.
Directions and map: www.arnotforest.infot

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