Cultural Events Calendar

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. (more…)

Dreams & Nightmares


  • October 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • October 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • October 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • October 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • October 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • October 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • October 31, 2019
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Why follow your DREAMS when you can follow your NIGHTMARES? This Halloween, the Sands Point Preserve Conservancy invites you to Hempstead House with a new immersive horror experience.  (more…)

Halloween Ball: Dreams & Nightmares


  • VIP
    October 26, 2019
    6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • General
    October 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Face your worst nightmares… THE HALLOWEEN BALL Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 7 PM Hempstead House (more…)

Holiday Tales at the Hearth


  • December 15, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the holiday cheer at Hempstead House 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 by the library’s roaring fireplace. The mansion’s former billiards room will be transformed into a reading room filled with magical (more…)