Halloween dramatic reading, “A Night With Poe” at Grey Towers, 6om and 8pm. 570/296–9625.
Brilliant red, yellow, and orange leaves are expected to be ablaze for this landscape tour. Meet horticulturist Elizabeth Hawke at the Visitor Pavilion to view the fabulous foliage displays of the native shrubs, Japanese maples, historic sugar maple planted by General William T. Sherman, and the historic landscape. Regular tour fees apply.
Special fee-free day to thank the community at Grey Towers. Self-guided mansion tours, music, children’s programs, films and exhibits. Help celebrate Smokey Bear’s 70th birthday. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the amphitheatre lawn. Rain or shine.
This free plein air painting program is open to the public and is noninstructional at Grey Towers. You can either join the artists or observe them at work in the fields and forests for these outdoor painting and sketching sessions. Bring your own materials and a picnic lunch. No reservations needed.
Guided walking tour to learn how the Pinchot family helped to shape the community, 11am. Meet on the Community House lawn, Harford and Broad Streets, Milford.
1-hour walk to learn about the trees that the Pinchot family planted at Grey Towers, 11:30am. Participants will be given new “Trees of Grey Towers” pamphlet. Regular tour fees apply. Space is limited; call 570/296–9630 to register.
Help celebrate Gifford Pinchot’s 149th birthday at Grey Towers National Historic Site. Free guided tours of all three floors of the mansion, on the hour, 11am–4pm.
Handmade crafts, music, arts, programs, children’s activities, educational exhibits, and more at Grey Towers. Visit www.greytowers.org to download program and map. Rain or shine.
Screening of “Happy Feet Two” at Grey Towers. Craft activity begins at 7pm; all materials provided. Film begins at dusk. Bring a picnic dinner to enjoy on the lawn. Rain date, Sunday July 20. Free.
This free plein air painting program is open to the public and is noninstructional at Grey Towers. You can either join the artists or observe them at work in the fields and forests of Grey Towers for these outdoor painting and sketching sessions. Bring your own materials and a picnic lunch. 570/775–6896 or