Olana Wagon House Education Center

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Olana Wagon House Education Center

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5720 Route 9G, Hudson , NY 12534 United States

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November 2014
$15/non-members, $10/members

Rustic Tablescapes for Thanksgiving

November 23 @1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Marlene Marshall, artist and author of the book Woodland Style Projects to create a delightful rustic centerpiece that will wow your dinner guests and is sure to be a conversation piece during your Thanksgiving holiday. Be inspired by Frederic Church’s artist-designed landscape and collect “found” natural items to design your beautiful natural masterpiece. Please pre-register by proceeding Thursday to 518.828.1872 x 109 or email.

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Story Hour with Author McKenzie Willis

November 29 @10:00 am - 11:00 am

Watch literature come to life with McKenzie Willis, author of the children’s book, “Tales of the Rainbow Forest.” Willis will lead an engaging interactive hour of story and song at the Wagon House Education Center. The book and CD will be available for purchase following the presentation. Please register for this event to 518-828-1872 x 109 or email. Registrations accepted the day of the event. Families (Target age 4-8 years old)

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December 2014
$20/non-members, $15/members

Wreath Making at Olana

December 3 @6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mary Hughes, Olana Flower Garden Caretaker, will teach the art of creating wreaths in this hands-on workshop. Exquisite natural materials, will be provided to create your own wreath. Bring your own pair of pruning shears. Space is limited, please pre-register by preceding Thursday to 518-828-1872 x 109 or email for more information.

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$30/non-member, $25/member

Boxwood Trees

December 7 @1:00 am - 3:00 pm

Mary Hughes, Olana Flower Garden Caretaker, will guide participants to create their own unique table top tree constructed out of fresh boxwood cuttings. Boxwood trees are great to enhance the home for the holidays and will last until spring. All materials are provided with the class, including ribbons, bulbs, decorative fruit and pine cones. Space is limited for this class. Participants must pre-register to 518.828.1872 x 109 or email.

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$25/non-member, $20/member $10/children

“A Christmas Carol”

December 12 @7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Jonathan Kruk, a master storyteller, selected “Best in the Hudson Valley” turns Charles Dickens classic into a theatrical one person performance. Kruk gives over thirty characters in “A Christmas Carol” voice and form. Add the musical ambiance provided by Jim Keyes on a portal pipe organ, with bells, harp, violin, and chains, and you’ve got a unique dramatic version of old Scrooge’s story. Running just under one hour, Kruk abridges Dickens 27,000 word opus to a family friendly show. Performing…

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Jingle Jangle: A Winter Celebration

December 13 @1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join The Olana Partnership for an afternoon of fun winter activity. The Farm Complex will be bustling with a range of 19th century activities with a 21st century twist so you can come and spend the afternoon, or stop in amidst your other errands. Wander the Wagon House area and discover a sleigh for posing for family holiday pictures (you bring your own camera), or find a sculptor carving ice; you will also hear bell ringers and holiday carolers. We…

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