This Weekend at Wave Hill

unnamedSAT, SEPTEMBER 19    FAMILY ART PROJECT: CATERPILLAR SOCK PUPPETS
Legend has it that the size of the colored sections of the woolly bear caterpillar can help forecast the coming winter weather. Adorn a sock puppet with fur, yarn, hair and button eyes to create your own cuddly teddy-bear caterpillar pal––and make your own weather predictions! Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SAT, SEPTEMBER 19    NATURE PRESENTATION: WONDERFUL WOOLLY BEARS

In early fall, woolly bear caterpillars are on the move, searching for cozy places to hibernate for the winter. Meet live woolly bear caterpillars with an environmental educator from the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum and find out more about the life cycle of these fuzzy, friendly creatures. Can the brown bands on their bodies really predict the severity of the winter? Join us to find out! Ages 8 and older welcome with an adult. $5/Wave Hill Members FREE. Registration recommended, online atwavehill.org or at the Perkins Visitor Center. Drop-ins welcome as space allows.

ECOLOGY BUILDING, 1PM

 

SUN, SEPTEMBER 20    FAMILY ART PROJECT: CATERPILLAR SOCK PUPPETS

Legend has it that the size of the colored sections of the woolly bear caterpillar can help forecast the coming winter weather. Adorn a sock puppet with fur, yarn, hair and button eyes to create your own cuddly teddy-bear caterpillar pal––and make your own weather predictions! Free with admission to the grounds.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SUN, SEPTEMBER 20    CONCERT: TANYA BANNISTER, INTIMATE PIANO CONCERTOS

Concerts in Armor Hall return with an engaging array of new and returning artists for you to meet and enjoy. This weekend, the 2015–2016 concert series in Armor Hall opens with the elegant and award-winning pianist Tanya Bannister. She is joined by string players for an hour of intimate music-making featuring chamber ensemble arrangements of piano concertos by Chopin and Mozart. Tickets: Adults $28/$22 Wave Hill Member, Children (ages 8–18) $15/$12 Wave Hill Member. Order tickets online at wavehill.org or onsite at the Perkins Visitors Center, starting August 26. For additional information, please call718.549.3200 x251. Fall Arts Opening Weekend event.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 2PM

 

MON, SEPTEMBER 21

Closed to the public.

 

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A 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River  and Palisades, Wave Hill’s mission is to celebrate the artistry and legacy of its gardens and landscape, to preserve its magnificent views, and to explore human connections to the natural world through programs in horticulture, education and the arts.

 

HOURS  Open all year, Tuesday through Sunday and many major holidays: 9AM5:30PM. Closes 4:30PM, November 1–March 14.

ADMISSION  $8 adults, $4 students and seniors 65+, $2 children 6–18. Free Saturday and Tuesday mornings until noon.Free to Wave Hill Members and children under 6.

 

PROGRAM FEES  Programs are free with admission to the grounds unless otherwise noted.

 

Visitors to Wave Hill can take advantage of Metro-North’s one-day getaway offer. Purchase a discount round-trip rail far and discount admission to the gardens. More at http://mta.info/mnr/html/getaways/outbound_wavehill.htm

 

DIRECTIONS – Getting here is easy! Located only 30 minutes from midtown Manhattan, Wave Hill’s free shuttle van transports you to and from our front gate and Metro-North’s Riverdale station, as well as the 242nd Street stop on the #1 subway line. Limited onsite parking is available for $8 per vehicle. Free offsite parking is available nearby with continuous, complimentary shuttle service to and from the offsite lot and our front gate. Complete directions and shuttle bus schedule atwww.wavehill.org/visit/.

 

Information at 718.549.3200. On the web at www.wavehill.org.

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