EVENTS

  1. FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK – TOM PETTY TRIBUTE

    May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    (Memorial Day Weekend)

    FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK – Acoustically Correct a Tom Petty Tribute

    6:00pm – 7:30pm, Coe Hall Front Lawn

    FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

    Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great upbeat music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or jlavella@plantingfields.org

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  2. MAY MUSIC AT COE HALL – JOHNNY HERBERT

    May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Johnny Herbert, piano and ukelele

    1:00pm – 3:00pm

    $5 admission fee, members and children under 12 are free

    Johnny Herbert is a singer-songwriter who performs original songs on both piano and ukulele.  His 2010 album “Destroys the Moon” combines piano-pop and jazz inspired by artists as diverse as Ray Charles, Ben Folds, Andrew WK and even the Mario Kart soundtrack.  More recently, Johnny has borrowed from traditional Hawaiian music for new songs like “I Knew From The Start” and “Makes Me Want To Sing.”  He has also performed on piano with the Women Of Ireland for their 2016 US tour.  For more information call Max Fogel (516) 922-8668 or education@plantingfields.org

    No tickets necessary, general admission

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  3. FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK – SOUTHERN VOICE BAND

    June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Concert in the Park – SOUTHERN VOICE BAND

    6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

    FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

    Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  Southern Voice Band is a popular CT based Modern Country band. They play a wide variety of country covers by artists like Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and many more.  Featuring talented male and female vocalists backed-up by a rockin’ rhythm section, Southern Voice always delivers a highly entertaining show!  Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or jlavella@plantingfields.org

     

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  4. EXHIBITION OPENING NIGHT & PREVIEW PARTY

    June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Opening Night & Preview Party

    Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney:  Sculpture

    Celebrate the opening of our new exhibition and get a preview! 

    The Brooklyn Sugar Stompers will perform Hot Jazz and Blues, inspired from the Prohibition Ear 1920’s “Jazz Age” throughout the “Swing Era” of the 1930’s!  The spirited repertoire is drawn from incredible jazz greats!  Get a preview of our new exhibition Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney:  Sculpture and step back in time at Coe Hall.  Wine and cheese are included. 

     

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  5. EXHIBITION: GERTRUDE VANDERBILT WHITNEY: SCULPTURE

    June 9 @ 11:30 am - September 30 @ 3:30 pm

    New Exhibition Opens at Coe Hall

    Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney:  Sculpture

    On view: June 9 – September 30, daily, 11:30am – 3:30pm

    Included with $5 admission to Coe Hall

    The artist is best known as the founder of New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art, yet she had a significant career as a sculptor, exhibiting throughout the United States and Europe.  We will feature over thirty sculptures and drawings.  This is the first exhibition of Whitney’s art since her death in 1942.  William R. Coe knew Mrs. Whitney and was involved in the commission of the larger than life equestrian sculpture of Buffalo Bill in Cody, Wyoming.

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  6. CHILDREN’S EXHIBITION PROGRAM

    June 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on July 7, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on August 11, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Children’s Exhibition Program at Coe Hall

    Make Your Own Sculpture

    $5 admission fee, members and children under 12 are free

    Come and learn about our new Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney:  Sculpture exhibition.  Children will make their own sculpture to take home.  This is the perfect hands-on event for families.  All supplies are provided, parent supervision required. 

    RESERVATIONS REQUIRED:  Call Max Fogel (516) 922-8668 or email education@plantingfields.org.  This event is limited to 10 children per session.

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  7. 6/10/18- NATURE SUNDAY -TREMENDOUS TREES

    June 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    6/10/18-NATURE SUNDAY -TREMENDOUS TREES 

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED

    Become a Planting Fields tree detective while exploring the vast collection of trees that the arboretum has to offer. Learn about the important relationship that exists between trees and people and how to identify trees just by looking at their leaves and bark. Afterwards, stay and practice being a tree detective by helping the arboretum staff to identify trees. For children 6 years and older.  All Nature Sundays are FREE admission with $8 parking fee.  Rain or Shine!  Registration is required, please contact Max Fogel at (516) 922-8668 or email education@plantingfields.org

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  8. EXHIBITION PROGRAM: TOUR LED BY HENRY B. JOYCE

    June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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    One event on June 17, 2018 at 2:00pm

    Exhibition Program

    Guided Tour of the Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney:  Sculpture Exhibition

    $5 admission fee, members and children under 12 are free

    2:00pm, meet at the front desk of Coe Hall for a behind-the-scenes look at our new exhibition.  No reservations necessary.

     

     

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  9. GOLF CLASSIC – MILL RIVER CLUB

    June 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    PLANTING FIELDS FOUNDATION’S GOLF CLASSIC

    Mill River Club, Upper Brookville

    Join us for our 4th annual Golf Classic at the Mill River Club!  We begin at 10:00am with registration and breakfast, followed by a shotgun start at 12:00pm.  Lunch will be served on the course, followed by cocktails, dinner buffet and raffle auction at 5:30pm.  Contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or jlavella@plantingfields.org for more information and sponsorship opportunities!

    GOLF PACKAGES

    Gold Package:  $3,200 (two foursomes, two tee signs)

    Silver Package:  $1,600 (one foursome, one tee sign)

    Single Golfer:  $400

    Cocktails/Dinner:  $100 (no golf)

     

    PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE RSVP CARD

     

    UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES

    Dinner & Cocktail Reception $5,000:  includes logo on printed materials and signage, one tee sign, one foursome, four dinner guests

    Cart Sponsor:  $2,500:  includes logo on printed materials and signage, one tee sign, one foursome, two dinner guests

     

    ALL OF THE BELOW UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE ONE TEE SIGN

    Breakfast:  $1,000

    Lunch:  $1,000

    Gift Bags:  $1,000

    Driving Range:  $1,000

    Putting Green:  $1,000

    Short Range:  $1,000

    Individual Tee Sign:  $200.00

     



     

    IF YOU ARE MAILING PAYMENT, PLEASE SEND TO:

    Jennifer Lavella

    Planting Fields Foundation

    PO Box 660, Oyster Bay, NY 11771

     

    PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE RSVP CARD

     

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  10. Great Gatsby Tour at Coe Hall

    June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Take a special tour highlighting Coe Hall, a 65 room Gatsby Era mansion!  Experience the splendor and grandeur of this magnificent 409-acre estate.  It is a glimpse into what life was like for wealthy Long Islanders who lived on the North Shore in the early part of the 20th century.  The tour will include a visit to part of the servants’ quarters as well as the basement.  Join us to compare the elements of this iconic book, the Great Gatsby, to the lifestyle of the Coes.  Registration is limited and pre-registration is required by phone only.

    $7.00 per person or $10.00 for two people.  Call Elsa today for a reservation at (516) 922-8670!

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  11. Music in The Garden – Eden Lane

    June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Eden Lane is a jazz band with an affinity for film noir and classic romance. Anchored by redheaded songbird, Stephanie Layton, they per form jazz standards from The Great American Songbook and/or the Prohibition Era, crafting their sets to combine fresh takes on famous tunes with rare gems from deep in the vintage vault.

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  12. FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK – PENNY LANE BEATLES TRIBUTE

    June 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Concert in the Park – PENNY LANE, BEATLES TRIBUTE BAND

    6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

    FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

    Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.   Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or jlavella@plantingfields.org

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  13. EXHIBITION PROGRAM: TOUR LED BY HENRY B. JOYCE

    June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on June 17, 2018 at 2:00pm

    Exhibition Program

    Guided Tour of the Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney:  Sculpture Exhibition

    $5 admission fee, members and children under 12 are free

    2:00pm, meet at the front desk of Coe Hall for a behind-the-scenes look at our new exhibition.  No reservations necessary.

     

     

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  14. Summer Luncheon & Lecture at Coe Hall – Georgia O’Keeffe’s Closets: Clothes, Style, and Dressing Modern

    June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Georgia O’Keeffe’s Closets: Clothes, Style, and Dressing Modern

    Presentation by Wanda M. Corn, Robert and Ruth Halperin Professor Emerita in Art History, Stanford University

    Curator and writer Wanda M. Corn will present a lecture related to her exhibition last year at the Brooklyn Museum Georgia O’Keeffe: Living ModernGeorgia O’Keeffe’s sartorial style became an intimate part of her artistic identity. She dressed like she painted, highly valuing abstraction, simplicity, and seriality. Drawing from the clothing in her closets when she died, this lecture explores Georgia O’Keeffe’s modern use of dress to join body and art in a common aesthetic.  Corn authored the 1999 award-winning book, The Great American Thing: Modern Art and American Identity, 1915–1935 and is a leading scholar of American modernism. Her numerous awards include being the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award in 2014 from the College Art Association, the learned society for the visual arts.

    Enjoy a seated luncheon in the gardens of Coe Hall.  Lunch will be served at 12pm.  Wine, Iced Tea, Salad, Fresh Breads, and Dessert; lecture immediately following.

     

     

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  15. FAMILY FUN NIGHT – STRUMMIN’ & DRUMMIN’

    June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on August 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

    6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

    FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

    Bring a blanket and picnic dinner to Coe Hall for a night of FREE family fun.   The guys have a lively , fresh, very funky approach to kids music! Lots of crowd interaction, loads of instruments, hands on drumming, guitar accompanied sing a longs from around the world, adventurous stories, and great catchy original songs. All done with the perfect combination of Education and Entertainment– Or as we call it “Edutainment.”  No reservations required. 

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  16. FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK – THE COMO BROTHERS

    June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Concert in the Park – THE COMO BROTHERS

    6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

    FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

    Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.   Brothers Andrew and Matt Como are singer/songwriters from Long Island who are passionate about music and have gained notoriety for their heartfelt lyrics, energetic performances, and fun personalities. Combining an urban-pop and rock sound with a blues vibe, they have written and recorded multiple albums and EP’s of original songs. Their latest songs have been recorded with Grammy Nominated engineer Kenta Yonesaka at Germano Studios in New York City.  Matt and Andrew have toured the East Coast performing at notable venues such as the Hard Rock Café and The Cutting Room in New York City along with sold out performances in Hollywood California and at Texas’ South by Southwest in recent years. Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  

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  17. 6/24/18- NATURE SUNDAY -RADIANT RAIN FOREST

    June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    6/24/18- NATURE SUNDAY -RADIANT RAIN FOREST 

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED

    Explore our main greenhouse where our environmental educator will take you on an exciting journey and point out some neat plants like the banana plant and the chocolate tree. Learn about the animals and the layers of the rainforest. Afterwards, stay for a rainforest craft. For children ages 6 years and older.  All Nature Sundays are FREE admission with $8 parking fee.  Rain or Shine!  Registration is required, please contact Max Fogel at (516) 922-8668 or email education@plantingfields.org

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  18. FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK – FIVESTONE BAND

    June 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Concert in the Park – FIVESTONE BAND

    6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

    FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

    Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.   FiveStone is a high energy band playing the best of classic, pop, top 40, dance & party rock.  FiveStone gets the party started and keeps it going!!Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or jlavella@plantingfields.org

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  19. 07/01/18- NATURE SUNDAY -Playing With Plants

    July 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    7/1/18- NATURE SUNDAY -Playing With Plants 

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED

    Learn all about the life cycle of plants with one of our outdoor educators who will lead you on a multi-sensory adventure exploring colors, textures, smells, tastes and sounds. Listen as The Cat in the Hat explains how seeds grow. Later, paint a ceramic pot and plant a seedling. For children 4 years and older.  All Nature Sundays are FREE admission with $8 parking fee.  Rain or Shine!  Registration is required, please contact Max Fogel at (516) 922-8668 or email education@plantingfields.org

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  20. MUSIC IN THE GARDEN-The Sidewinders

    July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    The Sidewinders have been one of the New York City area’s favorite event bands for over a decade. Specializing in Jazz, Oldies, Motown, and Rock and Roll. The Sidewinders are an extensively versatile group of musicians who will supply unforgettable entertainment.

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MAY MUSIC AT COE HALL – JOHNNY HERBERT

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm