This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, OCTOBER 18   FAMILY ART PROJECT: FAIRY WANDS AND TINY HOUSES
Make a magical fairy wand and then be captivated by Rama Mandel’s enchanting fairy stories. Venture into the woodlands to create your own tiny, fairy-sized dwelling using found sticks, leaves and bark—and behold the magic! Free, and admission to the grounds is free untilnoon. Enchanted Wave Hill Weekend event.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SAT, OCTOBER 18    ENCHANTED WAVE HILL MUSIC: THE METROPOLITAN FOUR
A flute quartet, the Metropolitan Four offer an enchanting accompaniment to the family festivities of the weekend. Look forward to a program that ranges from “Greensleeves” and Pachelbel’s Canon to themes from current films for children. Metropolitan Four is a New York-based ensemble from diverse backgrounds unified by common experiences at Lincoln Center Education, a constituent of the legendary performing arts center. The adventurous young group captivates audiences with its vision and energy, commissioning, presenting and performing new music from around the world. Tyler MenzelJulian RoseFelipe Tristan and Emily Wespiser play off and on through the late morning and into the afternoon. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. Enchanted Wave HillWeekend event.
ON THE GROUNDS, 11AM–1PM

 

SUN, OCTOBER 19   FAMILY ART PROJECT: FAIRY WANDS AND TINY HOUSES
Make a magical fairy wand and then be captivated by Rama Mandel’s enchanting fairy stories. Venture into the woodlands to create your own tiny, fairy-sized dwelling using found sticks, leaves and bark—and behold the magic! Free with admission to the grounds. EnchantedWave Hill Weekend event.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SUN, OCTOBER 19    ENCHANTED WAVE HILL MUSIC: THE METROPOLITAN FOUR
A flute quartet, the Metropolitan Four offer an enchanting accompaniment to the family festivities of the weekend. Look forward to a program that ranges from “Greensleeves” and Pachelbel’s Canon to themes from current films for children. Metropolitan Four is a New York-based ensemble from diverse backgrounds unified by common experiences at Lincoln Center Education, a constituent of the legendary performing arts center. The adventurous young group captivates audiences with its vision and energy, commissioning, presenting and performing new music from around the world. Tyler MenzelJulian RoseFelipe Tristan and Emily Wespiser play off and on through the late morning and into the afternoon. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. Enchanted Wave HillWeekend event.
ON THE GROUNDS, 11AM–1PM

 

MON, OCTOBER 20

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: 9AM–4:30PM. Closes 5:30PM, March 15–October 31.

ADMISSION  $8 adults, $4 students and seniors 65+, $2 children 6–18. Free Saturday and Tuesday mornings until noon. Free toWave 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 at www.wavehill.org/visit/.

 

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