Clermont Gardens and Grounds are Open Year Round 8:30 AM – Sunset
Visitor Center & Gift Shop Open Wednesday – Sunday 10:30 – 4:00, April 10-October 31; Open Saturdays and Sundays 10:30-4:00 November and December, until December 15th.
Tours 11-4 (last tour 4:00) Wednesday – Sunday, April 10- October 31, Saturday & Sunday 11-3 (last tour 3:00) November & December up until the 15th For more information or to schedule a group tour, call 518-537-4240
Date(s) Day(s) Time Event
December 6 & 7 Saturday & Sunday 10am-12pm A Child’s Christmas: Drop in for stories read under the Christmas tree & treats for children ages 3-10 ($4 per person)
December 13 Saturday 5:30-7:30 Friends of Clermont Holiday Party in the Mansion: Free for members; guests $15
December 14 Sunday 3-6pm Candlelight Tours of Clermont: Tableaux Vivant of Christmas traditions through the ages, glittering decorations, and wassail with traditional holiday goodies served in the historic kitchen ($10 pp, children under 12 free)
December 20 Saturday 11 am -4 pm Christmas at Clermont Open House: A great day for families – free for all!
January 25 Sunday 12pm-3pm Sledding Party: Supervised sledding (safety sleds only), bonfire, snowman contest, refreshments. Free admission, hot chocolate and treats for sale. “No snow” date is February 8th.
March 22 Sunday 2pm-3pm Lecture– Corsets: Building Fashion from the Inside Out. For centuries, corsets were the foundation of building a fashionable silhouette. Join costume historian Kjirsten Gustavson as she traces the changes in 200 years of this widely-misunderstood garment. Live models will show reproduction garments and their effects on clothing’s appearance. $10 pp. Pre-pair reservations required.
April 11 Saturday 2pm-4pm Exhibit Opening: “Chancellor Livingston: Reexamining a Forgotten Founding Father.”
April 18 Saturday 11pm-4pm The Chancellor’s Sheep & Wool Showcase. Shearing, spinning, dyeing, knitting and weaving demos, exhibit of various sheep breeds and other wool bearing animals, wool artisans and shops, music & food. $8 per car event fee, Friends of Clermont Members $6.
April 25 Saturday Two + Four: The Animal Human Connection. Fundraiser for local animal charities and the Friends of Clermont.
May 10 Sunday 1:00 Mother’s Day Tea. Enjoy a family themed tour of Clermont’s gardens and share a beautiful tea with a mother you love. $15 pp, free for children under 5. Reservations required.
June 8 Sunday TBD Landscape, Light, and Language: The Poetry Trail at Clermont. A trail winds through woods and gardens, lined with hanging light-themed poetry contributed by the community, and ending at the barn where we’ll celebrate with readings.