Twilight in the Garden Party 2018

In the gardens of Meg and Bill Stratton’s elegant 1845 Greek Revival home at 5178 Route 7 in the heart of Spencertown, new friends meet and old ones greet at this festive kick-off to the summer season. Friends and neighbors paired with delicious food and libations, all served up in a bucolic setting. That is …Continue Reading

Woodland Pools: Important Habitats or Just Big Puddles?

Columbia Land Conservancy Stewardship and Education Manager Heidi Bock will give an illustrated talk. Participants will have the option to join Bock at Harris Conservation Area in nearby Austerlitz. Learn more.

Garden Lecture

Maraleen Manos-Jones is known as The Butterfly Woman because she has been called to be a voice for the butterflies since 1972. It’s undeniable that Maraleen has this incredible connection with the butterflies, especially the monarch butterfly, because she has made this her mission in life. Order tickets now. Light Continental Breakfast included.

Rachelle Garniez: Songs, Streams, NYC Dreams

Genre-fluid native New Yorker Rachelle Garniez is known as a certified free spirit. She is at home in many worlds, from busking on street corners to performing on stages around the globe. Rachelle has released 6 albums of original material; her influences range from Tin Pan Alley classics to klezmer, roots and Latin flavors. Her …Continue Reading

Bend the Knotted Oak

Bend the Knotted Oak, the chamber music group,will present “Music From Revolutionary Russia.” The quartet is led by pianist Uel Wade and features Mitsuko Suzuki (violin: Albany Symphony), Ronald Carbone (viola: St. Luke’s Orchestra; principal: American Ballet Theater), and Robert Reed (cello: Detroit Symphony; CUNY Assoc. Professor). A BKO musical evening has been described as …Continue Reading

Woodlands and Wetlands

Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-5:00pm Opening Reception: Saturday, May 26, 4:00-6:00pm Six artists, using different media and themes of Flora, Fauna, Water have stunningly and thoughtfully paid artistic homage to the living environments of Woodlands and Wetlands. Featured artists: Jacqueline Altman, James Coe, George Dirolf, Ellen Jouret-Epstein, Roger McKee, and Burdette Parks.

Conversations with Neighbors

The distinguished panel will include Rupert Fennell of Stair Gallery, private consultant and appraiser Barbara Deisroth, and Daniel Farrell who is a consulting producer for Antiques Roadshow. Author Mary A. Nelen will moderate the discussion and tea and sweets will be enjoyed by all. Admission is $20 general admission, $15 for members, and $10 students. …Continue Reading

Intentional Jazz performs: A Jazz Timeline

In recent years, Rob Fisch has brought several jazz groups to the Spencertown Academy. This year, he brings to life a celebration of a historical timeline of jazz with special guests Peg Delaney on piano, Bill Delaney on upright bass and drummer Gene Garone. With selections dating back from the 1910s through generations, “Intentional Jazz” …Continue Reading

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