Cultural Events Calendar

Northwinds Symphonic Band


  • June 9, 2024
    3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

The Northwinds Symphonic Band will perform an indoor concert at Sands Point Preserve on June 9th at 3 p.m. The concert themed “Broadway, Movies, and Light Classics” will feature a host of treasured music from the big screen to the Broadway stage. Conductors Helen P. Bauer and Brandon Bromsey have designed an entertaining program of  (Event Information)

Summer Solstice Celebration


  • June 20, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Celebrate the longest day of the year outdoors on the beautiful grounds of the Sands Point Preserve. BYO picnic and grab a spot on the lawn to watch the sun set over the Long Island Sound. Children will have the opportunity to design and fly their own kite. Join us for a sunset Qigong session  (Event Information)

Princess Day at the Castle


  • Session One
    June 30, 2024
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Session Two
    June 30, 2024
    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Session Three
    June 30, 2024
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Session Four
    June 30, 2024
    2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Session Five
    June 30, 2024
    3:00 pm - 3:30 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 7 Princesses on site and by completing a Royal Badge. The guests will walk throughout the house meeting each Princess  (Event Information)

Photo montage of the Preserve during four different seasons

2024 Four Seasons in Music


  • Summer 2024
    July 14, 2024
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Fall 2024
    November 10, 2024
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Preserve‚Äôs historic mansions and waterfront grounds are the backdrop for this unique chamber music series, created by Series Artistic Director Kathryn Lockwood. Each concert¬†features music and poetry, inspired by the time of year and themes of romance and resilience. Internationally renowned musicians present captivating performances with repertoire ranging from Beethoven, Bach, and Mozart to  (Event Information)