This Weekend at Wave Hill

unnamed (12)SAT, FEBRUARY 28    FAMILY ART PROJECT: GIVE THE WINTER BIRD A HOME AND A FEEDER
Learn about how local birds survive the winter. Which ones stay and which ones go? Using recycled materials, make a little home or feeder for those who stay, and decorate it with natural materials to welcome in your new feathery friends. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SAT, FEBRUARY 28    OUTDOOR SURVIVAL WORKSHOP
Do you have the courage to survive in the great outdoors? It takes grit, skills and maybe even a little help from a paper clip. Join environmental educator Carl Heitmuller from the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for a hands-on Survival 101 workshop. Discover how the simplest everyday materials like fishing line, duct tape or Chap-stick can aid in your survival. Venture outside to build a debris shelter from natural objects, then warm up with hot cocoa in front of the fireplace in the Ecology Building. Space is limited; reservations recommended, at www.wavehill.org or at the Perkins Visitor Center. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. This workshop will take place both indoors and outdoors. Free with admission to the grounds.
ECOLOGY BUILDING, 1PM

 

SUN, MARCH 1    FAMILY ART PROJECT: GIVE THE WINTER BIRD A HOME AND A FEEDER
Learn about how local birds survive the winter. Which ones stay and which ones go? Using recycled materials, make a little home or feeder for those who stay, and decorate it with natural materials to welcome in your new feathery friends.  Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SUN, MARCH 1    CONCERT: MICHAEL BROWN, COMPOSER/PIANIST

Lauded for “great confidence and rhythmic flair” by Gramophone Magazine, Michael Brown was recently recognized by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, naming him to its prestigious CMS2 program beginning with the 2015-16 season. Wave Hill audiences have the pleasure of hearing this distinctive young composer/pianist first when he offers Beethoven, Couperin and a work of his own. $28 general admission, $15 child (ages 8 to 18). $22 Wave Hill Member, $12 Wave Hill Member child. Registration required, online at www.wavehill.org or at the Perkins Visitor Center. In addition to tickets for individual concerts, subscriptions are also available for any three performances in this 10-concert series, with a 10% discount, or any four performances, for a 15% discount.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 2PM

 

MON, MARCH 2

Closed to the public

 

WED, MARCH 4    NIGHT LIGHTS TICKETS ON SALE
Wave Hill’s 50th anniversary celebrations reach a crescendo this spring with a month-long celebration, when, for the first time in Wave Hill’s history, visitors will be invited to return in the evening to enjoy the garden landscape at a time of day and during a season when it is normally closed to the public. Take in The Lightening—an immersive installation at the Aquatic Garden—wander through Glyndor Gallery and find plenty to edify body and soul in The Shop and The Café. Rain or shine. Same-day tickets for Night Lights at Wave Hill: $25/$20 Wave Hill Member/$12 children. Purchase tickets in advance and save $2. Tickets available starting March 4, online at www.wavehill.org and onsite at the Perkins Visitor Center. A Wave Hill at 50 anniversary event.

 

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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 15October 31.

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

 

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

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