Cultural Events Calendar

Northwinds Symphonic Band Children’s Concert


  • February 11, 2023
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Northwinds Symphonic Band will present an afternoon of music and family fun for children of all ages with their Children’s Concert. Conductor Helen P. Bauer and Associate Conductor Brandon Bromsey have put together a program designed to engage young listeners and aspiring young musicians. One member from each section of the band will demonstrate  (Event Information)

Princess Day at the Castle


  • Session 1
    March 5, 2023
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Session 2
    March 5, 2023
    1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Session 3
    March 5, 2023
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A Grand Event at the Sands Point Preserve! Guests enter through the beautiful grand doors of Hempstead House and are greeted and told that they will become a real Princess (or Prince!) by meeting all 6 of the Princesses on site and by completing a Royal Badge. The guests will walk throughout the house meeting  (Event Information)

A Study in Wine: Sustainable and Bio-Dynamic Selections


  • March 20, 2023
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us in Hempstead House as we celebrate and sample sustainable wines with expert Michael Douglass and guest speaker Jacques Herviou, Partner of Chateau Maris in Languedoc, France. “One of the most environmentally friendly wineries in the world” -The Wine Spectator Chateau Maris is a 79-acre biodynamic and organic estate divided into a multitude of small  (Event Information)

Photo montage of the Preserve during four different seasons

2023 Four Seasons in Music


  • Spring Concert
    May 21, 2023
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Summer Concert
    July 16, 2023
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Fall Concert
    November 12, 2023
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Preserve’s historic mansions and waterfront grounds are the backdrops for this unique chamber music series, created by Series Artistic Director Kathryn Lockwood. 2023 Series Winter 2023 “Touched by an Angel”: Music Powered by Love Sunday, January 29 at 3 pm Hempstead House – Billiards Room $40 members/$50 non-members Hyeyung Yoon & Jesse Mills, Violins Kathryn  (Event Information)