1. Washington Irving’s Sunnyside in Tarrytown A visit to Sunnyside in Tarrytown is an enchanted adventure in a romantic landscape and a much-loved riverside home that has been charming visitors for generations. Hear about Washington Irving’s storied past and how he came to be America’s first internationally famous author, best remembered now for The Legend of Sleepy Hollow [...]
This Labor Day Weekend, visitors to Philipsburg Manor will experience a traditional Green Corn festival, a celebration of the Hudson Valley’s Native American heritage, Saturday through Monday, Sept. 1-3, from 10-5 each day. Typically held during the full moon when corn was ready for harvesting, Green Corn festivals, for many Native Americans in colonial New York, [...]
By Christine Pasqueralle On a clear summer day in July, we decided to take a trip back in time and visit Kykuit – the Rockefeller estate located in Pocantico Hills. The estate is absolutely stunning, boasting amazing gardens which contain priceless art sculptures, an ornate mansion and breathtaking views of the Hudson River and the [...]
Ahoy maties! Grab your brood and bring ‘em to Philipsburg Manor for the most fun this side of the Caribbean. Join the Historic Hudson Valley as boisterous pirates lay anchor in the Hudson and storm Sleepy Hollow. Musical pirates, gypsy sword dancers, and scallywags of all sorts will roam the grounds, ready to make you [...]
Well, it’s that time of year to find the little bit o’ Irish in all of us! Now we know it can be tough, finding the proper venue to bring out your Celtic pride. So we’ve gone and put together a list of events all over Westchester County that’ll keep those Irish Eyes a-smilin.’ And [...]
On Saturday, July 9, 2011, the rock radio station, 107.1 The Peak, the Village of Pleasantville, and Westchester Medical Center present the 7th Annual Pleasantville Music Festival. This is one of the greatest music festivals around, because it combines the small-town and friendly feel of the Village of Pleasantville with premium, world-class musicians and bands.