Garrison Boscobel House and Gardens open for the 50th season on Friday, April 1. In addition to the new art exhibition, “Hudson River Contemporary: Works on Paper” expected in the gallery on June 15, other new events to look forward to this year include special monthly theme tours in April, July and September. A “Gardens of the Hudson Valley” garden tour and book signing will be held on Friday, April 29. Tickets for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival this summer are also on sale. For show titles and schedule, follow the HVSF link at www.Boscobel.org. For more details on all events and programs, including rain dates and pricing, visit www.Boscobel.org or call 265-3638.