Get Into Nature
Tuesdays in June, July, August, and September, 6:00pm-7:15pm. With Jacqui Nash of The Yoga House. Breathe deep as you relax and take in the fresh air and mountain views. Join Jacqui as you unwind from your day and reconnect with yourself in this beautiful outdoor setting. The series will focus on Vinyasa Yoga for all abilities. Sign up for individual classes, any 9 classes, or the full series. Bring your own mat and water. Rain or Shine. Please arrive 15 minutes early to set-up, so the class can start promptly at 6pm. Children ages 12 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required and payment is due at the time of registration. Space is limited, register early. The cost per person for Mohonk Preserve members: $12/class, $98/9 sessions, $180/full series. The cost for non-members: $14/class, $115/9 sessions, $205/full series. REGISTER HERE.
Friday, September 30th, 10am-12pm. Experience different forest habitats. We may look for Monarch butterflies flying south in the field along the way. Bring water and snacks. Please leave your pets at home; jogging strollers are not appropriate for children ages 2-6. Little ones in carriers are always welcomed. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This program includes a 1.5-mile hike, and moves at a toddler’s pace. Participants should meet at the Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm trailhead. It is advised to come early to secure a parking spot. The fee per person: free for Mohonk Preserve members; non-members pay the $12 hiking day use fee on day of program. Children 12 and under are free. REGISTER HERE.
October 1st through October 30th. Artist Thomas Sarrantonio will be showing works created on the Mohonk Preserve Foothills at Unison Arts Center with an opening reception on Sunday, October 2 from 4 to 6 pm.
A percentage of sales will be donated to Mohonk Preserve to be used for Environmental Education programming, with a focus on underserved children, and build science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum for all students across the Hudson Valley.
Sunday, October 2nd, 10am-12pm. Join Chris Roddick, Arborist and Foreman of Gardens and Grounds at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, on a walk through the forest habitat on the Preserve. Learn how trees grow, react, adapt and connect in the forest. Ages 5 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This program includes an easy, 1-2 mile hike. Space is limited; Registration is required. REGISTER HERE.
Friday, October 7, 2016, 6pm. Mohonk Preserve will host a FREE Climbers Reception at our Visitor Center. Complimentary food and beverages will be served. This year we are honored to present an evening with Silas Rossi, IFMGA mountain guide and owner of guiding operation Alpine Logic.
Silas Rossi Presents: "Calling the Shots and Making Them Count: Sustainability in the Mountains"
This entertaining and thought-provoking presentation will leave viewers rethinking how they look at adventure, risk taking, decision making and personal growth.
- Get an inside look into the life of an international mountain guide, complete with nail biting stories and professional-grade photographs from peaks and climbs from around the globe.
- Gain a new perspective on risk-taking, and how to quantify decision making to maximize the balance between safety and adventure.
- This presentation is an opportunity to explore your own equilibrium between work, relationships, and following their own path.
- Learn a new way to communicate with others about what is most important to you, and how to take one mountain guide’s story and apply it to you own life and business.
Patagonia has generously donated several items which will be raffled off. Raffle tickets will be available at the door. Main Street Bistro will offer complimentary refreshments. Beer is provided by Pull Brewing Co. and Arrowood Farms. The American Alpine Club, Gunks Climbers' Coalition and Gunks Apps will also be represented. Raffle is sponsored by Patagonia Meatpacking.
The 18th Annual New Paltz Climbing Film Festival will take place on Saturday evening, October 8, 2016 at the Studley Theater on the SUNY New Paltz campus. Click here to view the program. Also, over that Columbus Day weekend, several of the authorized guide services operating at Mohonk Preserve will offer climbing clinics and workshops on a variety of topics. You can register at the Rock and Snow website.
Saturday, October 8, 10am. Join the race organizers as they guide you through a modified leg of the course starting and ending at the Spring Farm Trailhead. We'll split into hiking and running groups, accommodate paces from slow to moderate, and offer distance options from 6 to 18 miles. Each group will receive tips and training ideas on how to successfully complete the challenge. Excellent for endurance and relay participants. No fee but registration required. Register here.
Sunday, October 9th, 3pm-8pm. Join Nina Jirka, of Tango New Paltz and dance the Tango while looking out over the Catskills and the beautiful colors of fall. Bring water and comfortable shoes for dancing. All ages welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required. There is a suggested donation of $5.