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Summer 2019 Scandinavian Music Festival Concert Series at Fort Tryon Park

This summer, once again, NY Scandia Symphony serves Washington Heights & Inwood with free outdoor music programs in Fort Tryon Park from their popular repertoire of contemporary and traditional compositions and arrangements, representing music from each of the Scandinavian countries.  Bring a blanket and enjoy the free performances with backdrop views of the Hudson River!

Summer 2019 Scandinavian Music Festival Concert Series at Fort Tryon Park

This summer, once again, NY Scandia Symphony serves Washington Heights & Inwood with free outdoor music programs in Fort Tryon Park from their popular repertoire of contemporary and traditional compositions and arrangements, representing music from each of the Scandinavian countries.  Bring a blanket and enjoy the free performances with backdrop views of the Hudson River!

Summer 2019 Scandinavian Music Festival Concert Series at Fort Tryon Park

This summer, once again, NY Scandia Symphony serves Washington Heights & Inwood with free outdoor music programs in Fort Tryon Park from their popular repertoire of contemporary and traditional compositions and arrangements, representing music from each of the Scandinavian countries.  Bring a blanket and enjoy the free performances with backdrop views of the Hudson River!

Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration at Fort Tryon

The three-acre Heather Garden is the site of our annual rite of spring – the Shearing of the Heather by members of the Northeast Heather Society and Heather Garden staff.  Bring your musical instruments and join in our community parade through the Heather Garden. Learn why Fort Tryon Park has the largest heath and heather collection in the northeast, and learn how to propagate your own heathers with clippings from the shearing. Participate in a historical scavenger hunt, make flower-themed crafts, and get your face painted while enjoying the garden’s spring beauty and panoramic views of the Hudson River and Palisades!

Heather Garden History and Billings Mansion Remnants Tour at Fort Tryon Park

Join a walking tour of the Heather Garden and former Billings Estate in Fort Tryon Park with local historian Robin Boomer. Experience the beauty of the diverse flowers, trees, shrubs, and breathtaking views of the majestic Palisades and Hudson River. Discover the historic remnants of the C.K.G. Billings Estate, and learn about the garden’s history and how it compares to the original 1935 Olmsted brothers’ design.

This program is made possible by the generous support of Con Edison and the Fort Tryon Park Trust.

Space is limited; Register on Eventbrite!