Garrison – Featuring dramatic rock outcroppings that look out upon the Hudson River, Manitou Point Nature Preserve comprises more than 100 acres, all open to the public. The nearly 4 miles of public hiking trails feature a waterfall and wind through the preserve’s densely wooded forests. A tidal marsh offers refuge to a variety of […]
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Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers present their first virtual guided hike! While we cancelled our planned in-person hike early in the year due to the pandemic, Master Gardener Volunteers filmed and narrated a hike of Putnam County’s Fred Dill Wildlife Sanctuary. These walking trails are right in the heart of Carmel, NY and easy […]
Garrison – At the top of a winding driveway off Route 9D in Garrison sits 75 acres of woodland gardens and modern architecture, the realized vision of the late industrial designer Russell Wright. He acquired the property, which had been a quarry and logging site, in 1942, and it took nearly 20 years to complete […]
The Philipstown Trails Committee is gearing up for its third-annual Philipstown Bikes Day Saturday, Sept. 26 (rain date: Sept. 27), from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants can bike, walk or join by any non-motorized means. The event will take place outdoors with social distancing maintained at all times. To aid in minimizing large gatherings, there […]
The Patterson Library Youth Services staff has been busy making and installing a new Storywalk! Read the story of “The Day You Begin” by Jacqueline Woodson as you walk through Patterson. The storyboards will begin at the gazebo and continue through the Library Park. From there, take a short drive or walk to Patterson Recreation, […]
The Putnam Arts Council is pleased to announce its first gallery exhibition since the pandemic: Enduring Friendships, an invitational exhibition featuring photographers, David Small and Dr. Bernie Kessler and painter/printmaker Sergio Gonzalez-Tornero. All three have been involved with the Putnam Arts Council for over 35 years and have made a mark on our organization in […]
Thanks to a donation of land, the staple of New York summer theater will move to a nearby location. Riverside views will remain. The New York Times The tent is moving. The pre-show picnics and riverside views are staying. The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, a bucolic staple of New York summer theater at the Boscobel […]
Saturday September 12th! Limited Tickets https://tinyurl.com/y58swod2 SOCIAL DISTANCING PROTOCOL IN EFFECT OUTDOOR EVENT Snacks Available PLEASE ARRIVE BY 8:00PM – Show starts around 8:30 PM Price is $40 Per Car
Socially Distanced Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit for Families View: Sept 5 – Oct 31 Free to the Public This fall Collaborative Concepts will hold its 15th annual sculpture exhibit at a new venue — Tilly Foster Farm. If you have been longing to see art in person rather than virtually, this is your chance. […]
PATTERSON, N.Y.- Putnam County is home to a considerable number of parks, nature preserves, and scenic hiking paths. One of the most notable is the Great Swamp, one of the largest wetland areas in all of New York State. The swamp stretches from Duchess County to lower Putnam, with one of the easiest access sites […]