EVENTS

  1. DAVID HOUSTON PERFORMS – Mark Twain Telling Tales

    September 10 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    2:00pm – 3:00pm at Coe Hall

    $5 admission fee, members and children under 12 are free
    Written and Directed by David Houston

    In a lecture on the nature of comedy and wit, with notes on Twain’s early development as a writer — taken from the essays and stories of the great American humorist, including: “An Encounter With an Interviewer,” “My First Literary Venture,” “How to Tell a Story,” and “The Turning Point of My Career,” with fully dramatized readings of the short stories “The Golden Arm,” “The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” and the famous white washing scene from the Adventures of Tom Sawyer.   For more information call Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or jlavella@plantingfields.org

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  2. FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL / $20 per vehicle

    October 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am - April 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

    rain or shine!

    Halloween trick or treat and costume parade, live music,  jumbo garden games, pumpkins for sale, pony rides, potato sack races, face painting, watercolor demonstrations and halloween bounce house.  COFFEED INC. will be open in the café, dahlia garden open and Coe Hall Open.  Contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or jlavella@plantingfields.org for more information.

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  3. MUSIC AT THE MANSION – to be announced

    October 13 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

    Sponsored by AARP Long Island

    $30 Non – Members / $20 Members

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  4. Plein Air Through the Seasons – Fall Foliage

    October 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Annie Shaver-Crandell is a visual artist based in Manhattan whose fondness for fresh air and magnificent colors has brought her repeatedly to Planting Fields to paint out of doors. As an art historian in her previous profession, she offers both historical and contemporary approaches to the depiction of landscape and floral themes.  

    Suggested list of materials:  Some form of drop cloth, any oil, acrylic, oil or dry pastels.  Bring a bag lunch or purchase snacks at COFFEED’s garden café inside the hay barn.  Contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or jlavella@plantingfields.org for more information

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  5. DAVID HOUSTON PERFORMS – Murder, Madness & Poe

    October 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Free with $5 admission to Coe Hall; no reservations necessary

    $8 parking fee at main gate

    Haunting tales and poems from Edgar Allen Poe’s best known works with musical inter-ludes, performed by Michael Bertolini as Poe, the 19th century master of the macabre.  Written and directed by David Houston. Come…if you dare! 

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