Tag: Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Steepletop

Afternoon on a Hill: Actors Read Millay at Steepletop, Jul 13

Screen Shot 2019-07-08 at 6.36.22 PMEdna St. Vincent Millay’s historic home, Steepletop, will be open to visitors for self-guided tours of the house, gardens, and grounds; docents will provide information and answer questions about Millay’s colorful life, her work, and the history of Steepletop.

At 2pm actors Tyne Daly, Roberta Maxwell, and Amanda Nichols will present a reading of Millay’s work, accompanied by musician Wendy Eisenberg, followed by a wine and cheese reception.

For those who wish to take a tour of Millay’s home afterwards, a 12:30pm tour will be offered for the price of $12.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, July 13, 2019 / 10am – 4pm

LOCATION:
Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Steepletop
440 East Hill Road
Austerlitz, NY

ADMISSION:
$50 per person, which includes all tours, poetry reading, and the wine reception. Tickets may be purchased in advance at www.millay.org/eventscalendar.php, or at the door.

MORE:
www.millay.org
info@millay.org
518-392-3362

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Hiking Steepletop: Expanded Tour of the Grounds at Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Home, Jul 22


This tour allows visitors an expanded view of the wonders of Edna St. Vincent Millay’s home, Steepletop. The tour will include a selection of Millay’s nature poetry, much of it inspired at Steepletop. The tour will be exploring areas of the property not included in the regular House or Grounds & Gardens tours. Be advised that this is a hike. Guests will be walking over uneven terrain, through the forest and the fields. Some of the property may be boggy, so please wear attire appropriate for hiking.

For those who wish to take a tour of Millay’s home afterwards, a 12:30pm tour will be offered for the price of $12.

DATE/TIME:
Sunday, July 22 2018, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Meet at Tamarack Cottage Visitors Center 15 minutes before the hike begins.

LOCATION:
Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Steepletop
440 East Hill Road
Austerlitz, NY

ADMISSION:
$25
Please call or email to make a reservation. This is an extremely popular tour.

MORE:
www.millay.org
info@millay.org
518-392-3362

 

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Audubon Bird Walk at Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Steepletop, Jun 3

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Edna St. Vincent Millay inspired many people with her nature poetry. To honor her legacy, Larry Federman from the Audubon Society will conduct a bird walk at Steepletop, Edna St. Vincent Millay’s farmhouse home in Austerlitz, New York.

The walk is intended to inspire visitors to learn more about birds and help to protect the wildlife and the magnificent habitat that surrounds us.

DATE/TIME:
Sunday, June 3 2018, from 7:30am – 9:30am
Meet at the Visitors Center at Tamarack Cottage by 7:15am

LOCATION:
Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Steepletop
440 East Hill Road
Austerlitz, NY

ADMISSION:
$10
Reservations recommended. Call Steepletop to reserve.

MORE:
Wear your hiking attire, bring your binoculars
www.millay.org
info@millay.org
518-392-3362

 

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