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Thursday
Closed


Friday
Closed


Saturday
Open to the Public 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Early Bird Walk 9:00 am Gather in the Gardens for a November stroll to spy fall resident and feeder birds. A wildlife expert from the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center leads the outdoor tour and shares expertise on local species. Bring binoculars for a closer look. Free with admission. All ages.

Kids & Family Programs: Listen Up! Storybook Stroll - Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson 10:30 am Open your ears to classic and modern tales as we stroll the gardens and, later, create a unique take home craft. Ages 3–5.  Free with Admission.

Poetica MusicaPoetica Musica: Carnival of the Animals 6:45 pm  Works by Saint-Saens, Prokofiev, Debussy and more.

Artists:
Natasa Mitrovic, pianist, Molly Morkoski, pianist, Eugene Moye, cellist, Eleanor Valkenburg, soprano.

Guided tour
of Westbury House 6:45 pm; Pre-concert talk, 7:30 pm; Concert 8:00 pm. $30.00; $25.00 members, students & seniors. Registration required.  Click HERE to register ONLINE

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

The Great War Lecture Series: Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: The 369th Regiment.  2:00 pm. Presented by Jeffery Sammons, Professor of History, New York University, co-author with John H. Morrow, Jr. of Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and the African American Quest for Equality.



Monday
Closed


Tuesday
Closed



Wednesday
Closed


Thursday
Closed


Friday
Closed


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

Kids & Family Programs: Eat Up! What's cooking in the Gardens! Pumpkins 10:30 am Open your ears to classic and modern tales as we stroll the gardens and, later, create a unique take home craft. All ages. Free with Admission.


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

The Great War Lecture Series: Dear Mr. and Mrs. Phipps: Letters from the Great War 2:00 pm. A presentation about the correspondence from the archives the Phipps’s friends, families, and charities.
 


Monday
Open to the Public - Veteran's Day 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Kids & Family Programs: Veteran's Day Commemoration 10:30 am - 2:00 pm Join us for a day of remembrance and historical appreciation as we travel back in time to the years of the First World War.

Drop-In Craft 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Listen Up! Storytime Stroll: His for Honor by Devin Scillian 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Drop-In Craft 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm




Tuesday
Closed


Wednesday
Closed


Thursday
Closed


Friday
Closed


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

Kids & Family Programs: Make Up! Maker Project Leaf Monoprints and Collage 10:30 am Join a guided garden walk to unearth your inner artist! Gather natural inspiration to make a seasonally inspired take home craft. Ages 6 and up. Free with Admission.

Floral DesignSold Out  - Adult Workshop: Thanksgiving Centerpiece 10:30 am Floral arrangements have graced Westbury House since its completion in 1907. This long–standing tradition makes Old Westbury Gardens the ideal location to study home floral design. Taught by Scott Lucas, Head Grower and florist for Westbury House, this centerpiece workshop at the Gardens  teaches students how to create a stunning arrangement,  Participants will create a centerpiece through the use of a variety of textures and colors. Registration fee includes all materials. $50.00 / $45.00 Member. Advance registraiton required. To register ONLINE please CLICK HERE.



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



Monday
Closed


Tuesday
Closed



Wednesday
Closed


Thursday
Closed - Thanksgiving


Friday
ChristmasOpen to the Public 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Christmas at Westbury House
With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family.



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

Christmas at Westbury House With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family.

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

ChristmasHoliday Market 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Our holiday market returns with more vendors featuring local food and artisanal boutiques offering delicious eats and exquisite gifts. Included with admission. At The Barn at Orchard Hill and Orchard House.  Free with admission.



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

Christmas at Westbury House
With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family.

Children’s Holiday Crafts: Craft A Card 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Create a holiday themed take home card to deck your halls.  Free with addmission.
ChristmasHoliday Market 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Our holiday market returns with more vendors featuring local food and artisanal boutiques offering delicious eats and exquisite gifts. Included with admission. At The Barn at Orchard Hill and Orchard House.  Free with admission.


Monday
Closed



Tuesday
Closed


Wednesday
Closed

NOTE: Early registration for holiday events for Members begins October 24th.  Open registration begins on November 1st.

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.  $20.00 per person; groups of 10 or more and members $16.00.  Register ONLINE for the 11:00 am Tea please click HERE.

Afternoon TeaAfternoon 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. $45.00 per person; members $37.00.  Advance reservations required. Register ONLINE by clicking HERE.



Thursday
Closed



Friday
Closed

Preservation Dinner 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm Join us for a formal evening in the Red Ballroom of Westbury House. This year’s event will benefit the Archives Collection of Old Westbury Gardens. For more information please contact the Development office at 516-333-0048 Ext.335.