Cultural Events Calendar

Robert H. Goddard and Liquid-Fuel Rocket

Exhibition: The Goddard Connection


  • August 31, 2019 - December 22, 2019
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A Tribute to the Father of Modern Rocketry.  On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, the Conservancy celebrates Dr. Robert Goddard, whose invention of the liquid-fuel rocket in 1926, underwritten by the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics, propelled the United States space program for decades to follow.  (Event Information)

Holiday Tales at the Castle


  • December 8, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the holiday cheer at Castle Gould with a celebration of holiday traditions from around the world. Festive music will play, Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit, and special guest readers will share favorite stories. The Great Hall will be filled with fun children’s crafts, including an enormous holiday mural. A new reading room will  (Event Information)

Winter Solstice Preservers’ Celebration


  • December 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Sands Point Preserve celebrates every season throughout the year, and, on this wintry evening of the shortest day of the year, we honor our major donors who contribute $1000 or more per year, ensuring that Conservancy’s goals can be met.  (Event Information)