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Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
Winter Dinner Party 7:00 pm - 12:00 pm Join us for a formal evening in the Red Ballroom for a dinner benefiting Old Westbury Gardens 2015 Preservation Projects.


Saturday
Open to the Public 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Make a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $8.00 General Admission; $5.00 Seniors and Children (3–17); Members free.

Children’s Holiday Crafts: Drop in Activity 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Create a holiday themed take home craft to deck your halls.  Free with addmission.

SOLD OUT - First Night and Tree Lighting 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Be among the first to view Westbury House in its Holiday splendor, enchantingly illuminated for this special evening! The House will be filled with live holiday music and will feature a performance by members of the Bethel Concert Choir, a visit by Santa Claus, a tree lighting ceremony on the South Terrace at 8:15 pm, and light refreshments.  $10.00 per person; $9.00 for members; and $5.00 for children (3–17 yrs); member children free.  Advance registration required.  Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.

Bank of AmericaPresent a non-expired Bank of America ATM, debit or credit card for free general admission on the first weekend of each month, May-Dec. 


Sunday
First NightOpen to the Public 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Make a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $8.00 General Admission; $5.00 Seniors and Children (3–17); Members free.

Long Island Flute Club Holiday Concert 1:00 pm Members of the Long Island Flute Club perform holiday favorites in the Red Ballroom. Free with admission, but arrive early as seating is limited.

Nanny NightSOLD OUT -Nanny Night 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm A members only event. Gardens’ volunteers, dressed as Edwardian Nannies, provide children an experience of holiday music, activities, games, stories, and a visit with Santa. Reservations required. Most appropriate for ages 3–9. $16 adults, $13 children (3-9 yrs.). Space is extremely limited. Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.


Monday
Closed to the Public


Tuesday
Closed to the Public

SOLD OUT - Cream Tea and Tour
11:00 am  Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required  - please state date and time.  $15.00 per person; groups of 10 or more and members $14.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

SOLD OUT - Cream Tea and Tour
1:30 pm (same as above) Register ONLINE for the 1:30 pm Tea please click HERE.

Wednesday
Closed to the Public

SOLD OUT - Cream Tea and Tour
11:00 am  Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required - please state date and time.  $15.00 per person; groups of 10 or more and members $14.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

SOLD OUT -  Afternoon Tea
1:30 pm Make your visit to Westbury House extra special and enjoy a tour of the decorated house, and a full afternoon tea. The menu includes tea sandwiches, scones, seasonal desserts and a selection of teas especially blended for Old Westbury Gardens. $35.00 per person; members $30.00.  Advance reservations required. Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.



Thursday
Closed to the Public

Adult Workshop: Holiday Tablescapes
10:30 am Join Maura McGoldrick Brush, Director of Horticulture, and Scott Lucas, the Gardens' head gardener and Westbury House floral designer, for a demonstration of techniques to create stunning tablescapes.  Advance Registration Requried. $15.00; $5.00 members. Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.

SOLD OUT - Cream Tea and Tour
11:00 am  Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required  - please state date and time.  $15.00 per person; groups of 10 or more and members $14.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

SOLD OUT - Cream Tea and Tour
1:30 pm (same as above) Register ONLINE for the 1:30 pm Tea please click HERE.


Friday
ChocolateTastingOpen to the Public 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Make a visit
to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $8.00 General Admission; $5.00 Seniors and Children (3–17); Members free.

Savor the Season: The Pleasure of Wine and Chocolate Pairing 6:30 pm & 7:30 pm Through a guided tasting, New York's Chocolate Sommelier, Roxanne Browning will pair the pleasure and fine nuances of exceptional artisan chocolates from around the world with wine. Enjoy the fusion of aroma, texture, and flavor in multiple flights of chocolates amongst the dazzling holiday décor of Westbury House. Participants must be over 21. Space is limited.

Session I, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm; Session II, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, (the tasting for Session I will begin at 6:30 pm and the tasting for Session II will begin at 8:30, participants for Session II may take a self-guided tour of Westbury House beginning at 7:30pm) $30.00, $27.00 Members. Advanced registration required.  Register ONLINE by clicking the Session you will be attending below:

SOLD OUT - SESSION I - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

SOLD OUT - SESSION II - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Reservations are still avaialbe for Thursday, December 18th for this same event.


Saturday
Open to the Public 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Make a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $8.00 General Admission; $5.00 Seniors and Children (3–17); Members free.

Children’s Holiday Crafts: Drop in Activity 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Create a holiday themed take home craft to deck your halls.  Free with addmission.

Adult Workshop: Holiday Tablescapes 10:30 am Join Maura McGoldrick Brush, Director of Horticulture, and Scott Lucas, the Gardens' head gardener and Westbury House floral designer, for a demonstration of techniques to create stunning tablescapes.  Advance Registration Requried. $15.00; $5.00 members. Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.

Choral Concert 12:00 pm Holy Name of Mary School Choir of Vally Stream perfoms holiday favorites.

SOLD OUT - Nutcraker Tea 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm After a full afternoon tea and a tour of decoreated Westbury House, view a special performance of The Nutcracker by students of Leggz Dance studio, followed by a craft.  Appropriate for ages 10-14.  Advance Registration Requried. $40.00; $35.00 members. Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.


Sunday
Open to the Public 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Make a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $8.00 General Admission; $5.00 Seniors and Children (3–17); Members free.

Children’s Craft a Card: Drop in Activity 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Create a handmade card to gift to grinds or family.  Free with admission.

Holiday Concert 3:00 pm Suzuki on the Island perfoms holiday favorites.


Monday
Closed to the Public

Volunteer's Holiday Party
5:00 pm Volunteers only get to visit Westbury House and attend a reception in the Red Ballroom.


Tuesday
Closed to the Public

SOLD OUT - Cream Tea and Tour
11:00 am  Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required - please state date and time.  $15.00 per person; groups of 10 or more and members $14.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

SOLD OUT - Cream Tea and Tour 1:30 pm (same as above) Register ONLINE for the 1:30 pm Tea please click HERE.


Wednesday
Closed to the Public

SOLD OUT - Cream Tea and Tour
11:00 am  Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required  - please state date and time.  $15.00 per person; groups of 10 or more and members $14.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

SOLD OUT - Afternoon Tea
1:30 pm Make your visit to Westbury House extra special and enjoy a tour of the decorated house, and a full afternoon tea. The menu includes tea sandwiches, scones, seasonal desserts and a selection of teas especially blended for Old Westbury Gardens. $35.00 per person; members $30.00.  Advance reservations required. Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.

Members Night 6:00 pm Members only get to visit Westbury House and attend a reception in the Red Ballroom.  For informaiton on joining as a member please visit MEMBERSHIPTo register to attend the Members Night Holiday Celebration please click HERE.



Thursday
Closed to the Public

SOLD OUT - Cream Tea and Tour 11:00 am 
Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required  - please state date and time.  $15.00 per person; groups of 10 or more ChocolateTastingand members $14.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

SOLD OUT - Afternoon Tea 1:30 pm
Make your visit to Westbury House extra special and enjoy a tour of the decorated house, and a full afternoon tea. The menu includes tea sandwiches, scones, seasonal desserts and a selection of teas especially blended for Old Westbury Gardens. $35.00 per person; members $30.00.  Advance reservations required. Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.

Savor the Season: The Pleasure of Wine and Chocolate Pairing 6:30 pm & 7:30 pm Through a guided tasting, New York's Chocolate Sommelier, Roxanne Browning will pair the pleasure and fine nuances of exceptional artisan chocolates from around the world with wine. Enjoy the fusion of aroma, texture, and flavor in multiple flights of chocolates amongst the dazzling holiday décor of Westbury House. Participants must be over 21. Space is limited.

Session I, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm; Session II, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, (the tasting for Session I will begin at 6:30 pm and the tasting for Session II will begin at 8:30, participants for Session II may take a self-guided tour of Westbury House beginning at 7:30pm) $30.00, $27.00 Members. Advanced registration required.  Register ONLINE by clicking the Session you will be attending below:

SESSION I - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

SOLD OUT - SESSION II - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm



Friday
Open to the Public 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Make a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $8.00 General Admission; $5.00 Seniors and Children (3–17); Members free.

Astronomical SocietyTis the Season Stargazers 8:00 pm The stars are brightly shining… Spy nature’s twinkle lights through the lenses of the Astronomical Society of Long Island’s outdoor telescopes. Warm up with a Westbury House visit to view dazzling natural holiday décor while enjoying a hot cider and cookie treat. Free with admission. All ages.


Saturday
Open to the Public 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Make a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $8.00 General Admission; $5.00 Seniors and Children (3–17); Members free.

Children’s Holiday Crafts: Drop in Activity 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Create ornaments to decorate Santa’s tree. Free with admission.

Choral Concert 2:00 pm Girl Scouts Chorus of Nassau County perfoms holiday favorites.


Sunday
Open to the Public 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Make a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family. $8.00 General Admission; $5.00 Seniors and Children (3–17); Members free.

Weath MakingKids & Family Programs: Frozen Impressions - Glass Etching Gift Workshop 2:00 pm Some people are worth melting for. Discover how evergreens survive winter’s icy temps while crafting a nature inspired frosted glass gift with a stencil and etching cream. Rival Jack Frost’s landscape by adding pinecones and ribbons to complete your handmade present.Ages 6 and up. Class size is limited so register early. $12.00 (includes materials and admission for one adult), $10.00  members. Register online by clicking HERE.


Monday
Old Westbury Gardens is closed until April 11, 2015


Tuesday
Closed


Wednesday
Closed


Thursday
Christmas


Friday
Closed


Saturday
Closed


Sunday
Closed


Monday
Closed


Tuesday
Closed


Wednesday
Closed