Local Events & Activities
Events for August 2014
Washington Irving: The Legend Behind the ‘Legend’
When: From 10/02/2013 to 10/27/2013
October Wednesdays-Sundays, plus Columbus Day Monday
Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, West Sunnyside Lane, Tarrytown, N.Y., timed tours beginning at 10:30
During October, Sunnyside celebrates its connection to Washington Irving’s classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. A daytime visit here is the perfect prelude to an evening at Blaze, Horseman’s Hollow, or Irving’s ‘Legend.’ Irving’s fascinating home – a colorful blend of architectural styles – will showcase numerous objects related to Irving’s famous story. Visitors on Saturday and Sunday can enjoy a shadow puppet performance of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and experience one of Irving's spooky tales on a walk through the woods. Limited admission! Buy your tickets online at www.hudsonvalley.org. Admission: $12; $10 for seniors; $6 for children 3-17. Free for members and children under 3. 914-366-6900.