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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
17
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
18
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Panel Discussion on Public Art
Oct
19
1:00 PM13:00

Panel Discussion on Public Art

Old Westbury Gardens and the Polish Cultural Institute NY, in association with the Art & Balance Foundation of Poland, is pleased to present

 “Art must get out of museums and reach the people”

PANEL DISCUSSION, PICNIC LUNCHEON , and CLOSING RECEPTION for

Balance in Nature: Sculptures by Jerzy “Jotka” Kędziora

In response to Jerzy Kędziora’s firm belief that art must be accessible, the panel discussion will examine contemporary figurative sculpture and its role in connection to public space within the art historical narrative, specifically centering around the current exhibit of the artist’s works at Old Westbury Gardens. The artist will elaborate on the intricacies and challenges of the process from concept to creation of his sculptures. Art historical discursive insight will be addressed by the Sculpture Center curator, Sohrab Mohebbi, the recipient of the 2012 Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Program for the blog presencedocuments. The role and meaning of public art in NYC Parks and public spaces will be discussed by the Deputy Director of Art & Antiquities at NYC Parks, Jennifer Lantzas. The panel will be moderated by an independent curator of modern and contemporary art, Marie-Ève Lafontaine, Managing Director of Arsenal Contemporary NY. Before and after the picnic luncheon and panel, visitors are invited to join for exhibition tours led by the docents of the Old Westbury Gardens Programs.

Perched high above the ground and between trees, Kędziora’s fantastical life-sized sculptures are unique for their ability to remain balanced in mid-air despite being attached at only one or two points. These captivating objects playfully mask the technique’s serious origins. The show features works from a dozen or so years, including Kędziora’s world-acclaimed series of gravity-defying sculptures.Panelists:

PROGRAM

1:00pm — Picnic luncheon begins

1:30pm— I Docent-led tour of the exhibit Balance in Nature! Sculptures by Jerzy Jotka Kędziora at the Old Westbury Gardens Programs and Exhibits Director. Approximately 1-hour. 

2:00pm— II Docent-led tour of the exhibit 

3:00pm- 4:00—Panel Discussion “Art must get out of museums and reach the people” followed by Q&A, moderated by Marie-Ève Lafontaine

4:30 pm—III docent-led tour of the exhibit

Registration includes admission to Old Westbury Gardens and meal.


PANELISTS

Jerzy Kędziora has been awarded numerous prizes, presidential awards and honorable mentions in various exhibitions and competitions such as LICC in London, Representational Art in Madrid, or A Sculpture for the City in Lakeland. Since the 1990s, Kędziora has been working on a series of hanging sculptures of balancing figures. Among them is “The Confession,” which won one of Poland’s major sculpture competitions. His works can be found in museums, galleries and governmental institutions, including the Presidential Palace in Warsaw and diplomatic sites in the United States. Recently, the artist was a special guest at Art Basel Miami, ArtExpo New York, Art San Diego, Art Palm Beach, and the Art Biennale in Venice. www.jerzykedziora.com

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Jennifer Lantzas is the Deputy Director of Art & Antiquities at NYC Parks. She works with a diverse group of artists, community groups, arts organizations, and government agencies to maintain NYC Parks’ permanent collection of 800 objects, and bring experimental and traditional public art to parks in New York City’s five boroughs. Since she started at NYC Parks in 2009, she has managed over 325 temporary public art installations and organized 50 exhibitions for the Arsenal Gallery in Central Park. Jennifer has her MA in Visual Arts Administration from New York University and a BA in Art History from the University of Maryland. https://www.nycgovparks.org/art-and-antiquities

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Marie-Ève Lafontaine, an independent curator of modern and contemporary art, was formerly curator at the Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin and chief curator at TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art in Stettin, Poland. Lafontaine has curated solo exhibitions of artists such as Janet Cardiff, Alicja Kwade, Gilad Ratman and Ari Benjamin Meyers, and was involved in Schinkel Pavillon’s recent critically acclaimed Louise Bourgeois show, “The Empty House” in 2018. In addition to her institutional experience, Lafontaine is a regular contributor to online journals and editor of several solo catalogues of contemporary artists.

Marie-Ève Lafontaine , an independent curator of modern and contemporary art, was formerly curator at the Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin and chief curator at TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art in Stettin, Poland. Lafontaine has curated solo exhibitions of artists such as Janet Cardiff, Alicja Kwade, Gilad Ratman and Ari Benjamin Meyers, and was involved in Schinkel Pavillon’s recent critically acclaimed Louise Bourgeois show, “The Empty House” in 2018. In addition to her institutional experience, Lafontaine is a regular contributor to online journals and editor of several solo catalogues of contemporary artists.

Sohrab Mohebbi is a writer and Curator at SculptureCenter. He has he organized solo exhibitions with Banu Cennetoglu, Dave Hullfish Bailey, Tamara Henderson, John Knight, and Falke Pisano among others. Group exhibitions include Searching the Sky for Rain at SculptureCenter; It is obvious from the map co-curated with Thomas Keenan at REDCAT, Los Angeles where he served as associate curator. He received the Tremaine Exhibition Award for the exhibition Hotel Theory and Arts Writers Program for the blog presencedocuments. He holds a BA in photography from Tehran Art University and MA in curatorial studies from Bard College. http://www.sculpture-center.org/about/6870/board-staff


Izabela Gola, Curator of Visual Arts and Design Programming at the Polish Cultural Institute New York


Paul Hunchak, Director of Exhibits and Programs, Old Westbury Gardens

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
19
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
20
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
24
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
25
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Dog Friendly Weekend
Oct
26
to Oct 27

Dog Friendly Weekend

Bring your dog for an invigorating walk in designated garden areas. Dogs must be leashed.

Included with admission.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
26
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Fall Dog Festival and Costume Parade
Oct
27
11:00 AM11:00

Fall Dog Festival and Costume Parade

Rescue organizations, animal welfare groups, vendors specializing in dog merchandise.

Costume Parade and Contest at 3pm. Must arrive onsite by 2:30pm to register for the contest.

Included with admission.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
27
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
28
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Dog Friendly Weekend
Nov
2
to Nov 3

Dog Friendly Weekend

Bring your dog for an invigorating walk in designated garden areas. Dogs must be leashed.

Included with admission.

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A Peculiar Occurrence at Orchard Hill, Session I, 7pm
Nov
8
7:00 PM19:00

A Peculiar Occurrence at Orchard Hill, Session I, 7pm

What mystery is hiding at Orchard Hill House? Join us for an interactive event at the former Boegner Residence. Guests will work together in groups to solve riddles and uncover the truth.

Adults only event.

Register in advance for one of two start times of 7-7:30PM or 7:30-8PM

$22/ $20 member. Advance tickets required.

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A Peculiar Occurrence at Orchard Hill, Session II 7:30
Nov
8
7:30 PM19:30

A Peculiar Occurrence at Orchard Hill, Session II 7:30

What mystery is hiding at Orchard Hill House? Join us for an interactive event at the former Boegner Residence. Guests will work together in groups to solve riddles and uncover the truth.

Adults only event.

Register in advance for one of two start times of 7-7:30PM or 7:30-8PM

$22/ $20 member. Advance tickets required.


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Dog Friendly Weekend
Nov
9
to Nov 10

Dog Friendly Weekend

Bring your dog for an invigorating walk in designated garden areas. Dogs must be leashed.

Included with admission.

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Dog Friendly Weekend
Nov
16
to Nov 17

Dog Friendly Weekend

Bring your dog for an invigorating walk in designated garden areas. Dogs must be leashed.

Included with admission.

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Dog Friendly Weekend
Nov
23
to Nov 24

Dog Friendly Weekend

Bring your dog for an invigorating walk in designated garden areas. Dogs must be leashed.

Included with admission.

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Holiday Market
Nov
30
10:00 AM10:00

Holiday Market

Our holiday market, located at The Barn at Orchard Hill and Orchard Hill House, features artisanal boutiques offering exquisite gifts. Before or after visit decorated Westbury House.

Included with admission.

Saturday and Sunday, November 30 and December 1, 10am–5pm

Interested in being a vendor? Click here for to apply.

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Holiday Market
Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

Holiday Market

Our holiday market, located at The Barn at Orchard Hill and Orchard Hill House, features artisanal boutiques offering exquisite gifts. Before or after visit decorated Westbury House.

Included with admission.

Saturday and Sunday, November 30 and December 1, 10am–5pm

Interested in being a vendor? Click here for to apply.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
13
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
12
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
11
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
6
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
5
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
4
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Kidsfest
Sep
22
12:00 PM12:00

Kidsfest

A day of family fun with hands-on educational activities at OWG concluded by a 2:30PM concert with Latin Grammy Award winner, Mister G!

Over 20 interactive activity tables including:

  • 25’ inflatable rock climb wall

  • Can You Dig It take home bulb planting

  • Conservation water wall

  • Free popcorn

  • Crafts, giveaways and more!

Hands-on activities by partner organizations include:

Included with admission.

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Great Marques Concours d’Elegance
Sep
15
8:00 AM08:00

Great Marques Concours d’Elegance

Join the BMW, Mercedes Benz and Porsche Clubs of America this year along with exotics on the grand lawn area of Old Westbury Gardens. There will vendor/sponsors with vehicles and other services.

For more information visit this event’s website greatmarques.org or contact nybmwcca.org; metronypca.org, mbcany.org

For Porsche registration use this link https://clubregistration.net/events/signUp.cfm/event/10143?fbclid=IwAR2u7gFoDoQRKsU6aWdZqkKsMKJxYALF_Hnl3UiuzlMQME5xaP5FMqt51FQ

Included with admission.

RAIN DATE: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th

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59th Annual Long Island Scottish Festival and Highland Games
Aug
24
8:00 AM08:00

59th Annual Long Island Scottish Festival and Highland Games

With bagpipes, caber tossing, concerts, food, and kids’ games, this festival is for everyone. Parade of pipe bands and colors salute at Noon. Auxiliary parking at Westbury High School. Visit: liscots.org

$20 General; $18 over 62; $8 ages 7–17; $10 Old Westbury Gardens member; free for ages 6 and under.

Please note that this is a “special event” and special event admission is charged this day for all visitors.

Old Westbury Gardens members and Library Pass holders must pay a reduced admission fee of $10. Complimentary passes are not accepted.

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Picnic Pops Concert: Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks
Aug
14
7:00 PM19:00

Picnic Pops Concert: Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks

If you’re reminiscing about a time of speakeasies, come by Old Westbury Gardens for an evening of 1920s and 1930s dance favorites with Grammy-winning classic crooner and multi-instrumentalist Vince Giordano. On Wednesday, August 14th, you can dance the night away at Picnic Pops with hits of decades past, as Vince transports you to an important time in American history at the height of jazz music’s significance.

Bring your friends, a meal, and your dancing shoes for an evening of music and fun on the great North Lawn.

Admission Fees (per person)

$12.00 General Admission

$10.00 ages 62 and older

$10.00 –Old Westbury Gardens member and Library Museum Pass holder

Free for children 17 and under (must be accompanied by an adult). $12.00 General Admission fee; $10.00 – 62 and older; $10.00 – members; and free for children 17 and under (must be accompanied by an adult).

Gates open 5pm; concert begins at 7pm

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SOLD OUT Sunset at the Cafe
Aug
4
6:00 PM18:00

SOLD OUT Sunset at the Cafe

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This event is SOLD OUT. We’ll schedule another dinner soon.

Due to the forecast of rain on Saturday evening, the Sunset at the Café will be on Sunday, August 4 at 6:00pm.

Join us for dinner a lovely dinner at Café in the Woods

Grilled Salmon
Watermelon salad with feta and balsamic glaze
Zucchini and summer squash salad with citrus dressing
Choice of beverage
Sliced pound cake with vanilla ice cream and strawberries.

Seating is limited. Reservations required

$25.00 per person admission to Old Westbury Gardens not included but discounted admission is included with dinner purchase.

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Picnic Pops Concert: Chris Bergson Band
Jul
24
7:00 PM19:00

Picnic Pops Concert: Chris Bergson Band

If you’re yearning to revisit the sounds of Woodstock, grab your flower crown and join the Chris Bergson Band for an unforgettable Picnic Pops 50th anniversary Woodstock festival tribute performance at Old Westbury Gardens on Wednesday, July 24th. The Chris Bergson Band will be bringing back the sounds of the 1960s all evening long with tributes to iconic music acts of the time such as Joe Cocker, Jimi Hendrix, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and many more

Bring your friends and a meal for an evening of music and fun on the great North Lawn.

Gates open at 5pm, concert 7-9pm.

Admission Fees (per person)

$12.00 General Admission

$10.00 ages 62 and older

$10.00 –Old Westbury Gardens member and Library Museum Pass holder

Free for children 17 and under (must be accompanied by an adult).

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Picnic Pops Concert Vanessa Trouble and the Red Hot Swing
Jul
17
7:00 PM19:00

Picnic Pops Concert Vanessa Trouble and the Red Hot Swing

Join Vanessa Trouble and the Red Hot Swing for a night full of classic swing, modern retro, and vintage jazz that will transport you back in time through the sounds of yesteryear. On Wednesday, July 17th, find yourself at Old Westbury Gardens for Picnic Pops and an evening of vintage boogie music that is sure to get you on your feet

Bring your friends, a meal, and your dancing shoes for an evening of music and fun on the great North Lawn.

Gates open at 5pm, concert 7-9pm.

Admission Fees (per person)

$12.00 General Admission

$10.00 ages 62 and older

$10.00 –Old Westbury Gardens member and Library Museum Pass holder

Free for children 17 and under (must be accompanied by an adult).

OR Purchase a Picnic Pops Car Pas which provides entrance for the driver and all passengers in one vehicle.

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Picnic Pops: Milagro
Jul
10
7:00 PM19:00

Picnic Pops: Milagro

If you’re a fan of smooth guitar vibes, look no further than Milagro, a Santana tribute band who is bound to bring the lively sounds of summer to Old Westbury Gardens.

Join Milagro for Picnic Pops on Wednesday, July 10 for a laid back evening of outdoor live music you won’t soon forget. Grab a lawn chair or blanket and a few friends, and jam with Milagro as they play all your favorite Santana hits which seamlessly blend the diverse sounds of rock, blues, funk, Latin, and jazz.

Gates open at 5pm, concert 7-9pm.

Admission Fees (per person)

$12.00 General Admission

$10.00 ages 62 and older

$10.00 –Old Westbury Gardens member and Library Museum Pass holder

Free for children 17 and under (must be accompanied by an adult).

OR Purchase a Picnic Pops Car Pas which provides entrance for the driver and all passengers in one vehicle.

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Antique Car Show
Jun
2
9:00 AM09:00

Antique Car Show

The most elegant antique auto show on Long Island, sponsored by the Greater New York Region, Antique Automobile Club of America. Awards announced 2:00-3:00pm.

To register your car call 516.488.1880 or visit greaternewyorkregion.org

Included with admission. General Admission $12, Ages 62+ $10, Full-time student $10, Ages 7-17 $7, Ages 6 and under free, Old Westbury Gardens member Free.

RAIN DATE SUNDAY JUNE 9th (9AM-3PM)

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Yoga in the Gardens
May
25
11:15 AM11:15

Yoga in the Gardens

Professional Kripalu Yoga instructor, Lorili Henry, leads students through a dynamic, yet gentle flow of postures and conscious breathing. Participants must bring a yoga mat, yoga strap, and towel.

Thursdays and Saturdays, May 2–October 31, 11:15am–12:30pm

$18 per session (includes Gardens admission)/$8 member

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Gardeners' Fair
May
18
6:30 PM18:30

Gardeners' Fair

Old Westbury Gardens enthusiastically invites you to celebrate the glorious Spring season on Saturday, May 18th with a festive Gardeners' Fair benefit party chaired by Anne Byers. We are proud to honor Tom Samet noted Long Island interior designer who specializes in adapting traditional design styles such as the American County House to meet the needs of today's families. This year's magical theme "A Special Time" is a celebration of the classics as we honor the 60th Anniversary of the grand opening of Old Westbury Gardens. In the Spring of 1959 the Gardens opened its gates to welcome visitors and thus Peggie Phipps Boegner plan to create a public garden in her mother's honor came to fruition. For 27 years, this lively Gardeners' Fair event has highlighted the mission of Old Westbury Gardens, the ongoing preservation of this treasure in the Long Island community. 

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Yoga in the Gardens
May
11
11:15 AM11:15

Yoga in the Gardens

Professional Kripalu Yoga instructor, Lorili Henry, leads students through a dynamic, yet gentle flow of postures and conscious breathing. Participants must bring a yoga mat, yoga strap, and towel.

Thursdays and Saturdays, May 2–October 31, 11:15am–12:30pm

$18 per session (includes Gardens admission)/$8 member

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Yoga in the Gardens
May
9
11:15 AM11:15

Yoga in the Gardens

Professional Kripalu Yoga instructor, Lorili Henry, leads students through a dynamic, yet gentle flow of postures and conscious breathing. Participants must bring a yoga mat, yoga strap, and towel.

Thursdays and Saturdays, May 2–October 31, 11:15am–12:30pm

$18 per session (includes Gardens admission)/$8 member

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