This Weekend at Wave Hill

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SAT, DECEMBER 6    FAMILY ART PROJECT: SEASON’S GREETINGS
See the inspiring signs of fall shifting to winter at Wave Hill. Draw your own cold-weather tales in a variety of surprise, pop-up holiday cards that come alive with seasonal scenes. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SAT, DECEMBER 6    HOLIDAY WORKSHOP WEEKEND: MINIATURE ARRANGEMENTS

Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by Wave Hill’s wintry landscape. Fashion a trio of sweet miniature arrangements in tiny containers using fresh greens, pinecones and other natural materials. Give your arrangements as gifts, or enjoy them on your own holiday table. Creative guidance offered by Assistant Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer.  $30/$20 Wave HillMember materials fee per project. Registration is not required for these popular, drop-in workshops. Children eight and older welcome with an adult.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 11–3PM

 

SAT, DECEMBER 6    HOLIDAY WORKSHOP WEEKEND: NATURAL WREATHS AND SWAGS

Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by Wave Hill’s wintry landscape. Craft one-of-a-kind holiday decorations using fresh greens harvested from Wave Hill’s gardens. Each participant designs a verdant wreath or swag accented with natural materials and elegant accessories. Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day demonstrates simple floral techniques and provides plenty of materials to fuel your creative spirit. $30/$20 Wave Hill Member materials fee per project. Registration is not required for these popular, drop-in workshops. Children eight and older welcome with an adult.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 11–3PM

 

SAT, DECEMBER 6    HOLIDAY WORKSHOP WEEKEND: LINOCUT CARDS

Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by Wave Hill’s wintry landscape. Carve and print an edition of holiday cards with Public Programs Manager Shannon Murphy. Join in a card-making fiesta and learn about the materials and process of linoleum relief printing. Personalize your cards with illustrations that show your loved ones how much you care. $20/$10 Wave Hill Member materials fee per project. Registration is not required for these popular, drop-in workshops. Children eight and older welcome with an adult.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 11–3PM

 

SUN, DECEMBER 7    FAMILY ART PROJECT: SEASON’S GREETINGS
See the inspiring signs of fall shifting to winter at Wave Hill. Draw your own cold-weather tales in a variety of surprise, pop-up holiday cards that come alive with seasonal scenes. Free with admission to the grounds.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SUN, DECEMBER 7    HOLIDAY WORKSHOP WEEKEND: MINIATURE ARRANGEMENTS

Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by Wave Hill’s wintry landscape. Fashion a trio of sweet miniature arrangements in tiny containers using fresh greens, pinecones and other natural materials. Give your arrangements as gifts, or enjoy them on your own holiday table. Creative guidance offered by Assistant Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer.  $30/$20 Wave HillMember materials fee per project. Registration is not required for these popular, drop-in workshops. Children eight and older welcome with an adult.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 11–3PM

 

SUN, DECEMBER 7    HOLIDAY WORKSHOP WEEKEND: NATURAL WREATHS AND SWAGS

Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by Wave Hill’s wintry landscape. Craft one-of-a-kind holiday decorations using fresh greens harvested from Wave Hill’s gardens. Each participant designs a verdant wreath or swag accented with natural materials and elegant accessories. Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day demonstrates simple floral techniques and provides plenty of materials to fuel your creative spirit. $30/$20 Wave Hill Member materials fee per project. Registration is not required for these popular, drop-in workshops. Children eight and older welcome with an adult.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 11–3PM

 

SUN, DECEMBER 7    HOLIDAY WORKSHOP WEEKEND: LINOCUT CARDS

Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by Wave Hill’s wintry landscape. Carve and print an edition of holiday cards with Public Programs Manager Shannon Murphy. Join in a card-making fiesta and learn about the materials and process of linoleum relief printing. Personalize your cards with illustrations that show your loved ones how much you care. $20/$10 Wave Hill Member materials fee per project. Registration is not required for these popular, drop-in workshops. Children eight and older welcome with an adult.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 11–3PM

 

MON, DECEMBER 8

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 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 242ndStreet 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/.

 

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

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