Lyndhurst Estate Adds Events To Family-Friendly Spring Crafts Festival

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Lyndhurst Estate will be hosting its annual crafts and spring festival in May and will feature arts and crafts like pottery and scarf-making.
Lyndhurst Estate will be hosting its annual crafts and spring festival in May and will feature arts and crafts like pottery and scarf-making. Photo Credit: Artrider Productions, Inc.

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Lyndhurst Estate has announced new events that will be occurring at its annual Spring Crafts Festival from Friday, May 2 through Sunday May 4. 

Family and friends of all ages are invited to participate in a spring festival of fine crafts, food and fun. 

The schedule is as follows: 

Friday, May 2: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 3: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, May 4: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The event will feature interactive experiences and do-it-yourself activities that are suitable for the whole family. Some activities include: 

Make your own Shibumi scarf: Patricia Disantis will be displaying her own work for sale while also offering visitors the opportunity to get hands-on and create their very own painted, silk scarf. 

Custom-made wooden pens: Don Hart will be demonstrating his wood turning artistry and making pens all weekend long. Come by and watch the wood shavings fly and take home a custom pen.

Wheel-thrown pottery: Scott Martin will be displaying his wheel-thrown pottery skills while discussing life as a potter. He might even let participants help him form the piece. 

Learn to play a new instrument: Todd Crowley will have over 100 instruments on hand, from Accordion to Zither, in a fully interactive, hands-on exhibition for both the young and old to pick up and awaken their inner musician.

For a full list of activities, click here.

General admission is $10 per person, seniors are $9, children 6-16 are $4 and children under 6 are admitted free. 

The event will be held at the Lyndhurst estate, 435 S. Broadway, Tarrytown, half mile south of the Tappan Zee Bridge.

The festival will be held rain or shine and no dogs are permitted. 

For information, discount coupons and travel directions, visit www.artrider.com or call 845-331-7900.

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