Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
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Jay Heritage Center
210 Boston Post Road
Rye, NY 10580

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The Hudson River Valley Ramble and JAY DAY! are coming up soon! Follow NY's Path Through History to our front door in Rye, NY.

The Jay Heritage Center (JHC) will host JAY DAY! on Sunday, September 24th from 11am - 3pm celebrating American culture and traditions. Highlights include live music, book signings and activities with children's authors Robert Sabuda and Anne Mottola, period dance performance, a farmers market, craft vendors, pony rides, a petting zoo, historical house tours and much more.

We're over the moon happy to share news that once more we'll have two very talented children's authors for you to meet and two hands on workshops this year! 

Don't miss the sights and tastes of autumn while drinking in the views and history of New York's gorgeous Hudson Valley! Sample bites from the Melt Mobile, Boxcar Cantina, Lobstercraft, Jimmy's Soft Serve and Reddi Rooster. Purchase fresh offerings from our farmers market and unique gifts from vendors like The Cheese Guy, Chez Hedwige, Coach FarmsWillie Mitchell Designs and Circle 7 Framing. Treat the kids to facepainting or dive into garden activities. We are grateful to Reed's, Inc. for providing " the Best Sodas in the World, Naturally" for all our JAY DAY volunteers. 

Help us continue the transformation of the historic Jay Estate into a 23 acre educational park full of fun and exciting outdoor and indoor experiences!

Admission is $40 per Family; $10 Individual
For more info contact us at (914) 698-9275 or jayheritagecenter@gmail.com

See photos from Jay Day 2016 here

#1 New York Times best-selling children’s book creator Robert Sabuda will be joining us this year at Jay Day. Robert Savuda is a graduate of Pratt Institute in New York City. He has also been an associate professor at Pratt, where he began a program in Paper Engineering that continues to encourage the next generation of paper artists. He is a two-time recipient of the New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award and has over five million books in print translated into 26 languages worldwide. Robert appears regularly on the TV programs The Today Show and Good Morning America, and travels the world extensively to share his enthusiasm for creativity, children’s book art and literature.

Also bringing her child friendly horticultural lessons from the New York Botanical Garden's Edible Academy is Rye's favorite school garden creator, Anne Mottola. She and her sister Maria Mottola, a deft illustrator and graduate of the Art Students League, have launched their first trio of children's books with NYBG Press, collectively called "Wonders in the Garden." Anne will read from these engaging and whimsically drawn books and teach kids why kohlrabi is one of the coolest vegetables they can grow!