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May 2018

Historic Trolley Tours

Sunday, May 27, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Monday, August 27, 2018

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more.

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Memorial Day Concert

Monday, May 28, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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It’s a NYC favorite – now in its twentieth year! Bring a blanket and enjoy this free early summer performance featuring the ISO Symphonic Band and Orchestra. Each year we feature the works of Green-Wood’s permanent residents like Fred Ebb, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, and Paul Jabara. This year’s concert will include a special program to celebrate the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein, the famed composer and conductor of the New York Philharmonic, who created timeless works such as West Side Story and On the Town, among others.

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The Secret Society of the Sisterhood

Tuesday, May 29, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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Under a summer sky, lit by the full moon, join producer and performer Trish Nelson in a vow: "I am here tonight to pledge my support to my fellow sisters." And then the storytelling begins! Nelson, who has put together live shows and tours across the country for Key & Peele, Broad City, Amy Schumer, and many others, brings her West Coast sensation, The Secret Society of the Sisterhood to Brooklyn. The theme of the evening is: "So...That Happened." Prepare yourself for true tales that are sincerely heartfelt and often hilarious!

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Historic Trolley Tours

Wednesday, May 30, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, August 30, 2018

One event on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more.

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June 2018

Twilight Tour

Friday, June 1, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 21, 2018

There are few places more atmospheric than a cemetery at dusk - and Green-Wood is top notch when it comes to beauty and atmosphere. As the sun sets on 478 spectacular acres, you'll weave through stunning landscapes and visit the graves of fascinating figures in New York and American history. This not-to-be-missed walking tour ends with a visit to the Catacombs, which are normally closed to the public.

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Twilight Tour

Saturday, June 2, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 21, 2018

There are few places more atmospheric than a cemetery at dusk - and Green-Wood is top notch when it comes to beauty and atmosphere. As the sun sets on 478 spectacular acres, you'll weave through stunning landscapes and visit the graves of fascinating figures in New York and American history. This not-to-be-missed walking tour ends with a visit to the Catacombs, which are normally closed to the public.

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Birding in Peace

Sunday, June 3, 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, August 5, 2018

One event on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 6:30am

One event on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 6:00am

One event on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 6:00am

Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful Sunday morning walking tours to discover the many birds that call Green-Wood home. Copies of our new Bird Checklist will be available to all tour participants. Comfortable footwear is recommended.

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Pouring Green-Wood

Sunday, June 3, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

When Joy Doumis and Jeremy Hammond approached Green-Wood in fall 2015 to ask if they could harvest the apples here, naturally we had to know why. To make hard cider of course! Spread across 478 acres, our urban orchard has over 150 Malus (aka apple) trees. Join Joy and Jeremy for the story of how they produced over one hundred bottles of Proper Cider in their own back yard, literally. Naturally, a tasting of the final product is included.

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Historic Trolley Tours

Sunday, June 3, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Monday, August 27, 2018

Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more.

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David Hertzberg: The Rose Elf (Dress Rehearsal Preview)

Monday, June 4, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Rose Elf tells the tale of two lovers torn apart by a senseless act of violence; and of an ethereal witness to the tragedy who transforms their reality.

** PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A DRESS REHEARSAL PREVIEW PERFORMANCE, NOT A FULL PERFORMANCE - WE MAY STILL BE WORKING OUT TECHNICAL ISSUES, WITH OCCASIONAL PAUSES **

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