Winter Choral Concert

An interfaith concert showcasing four Port Washington-based choirs from The Community Synagogue, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church, and the United Methodist Church. Admission Members: free Non-Members: $10 per car (more…)

Julian Gargiulo in Concert

The Conservancy welcomes Steinway artist Julian Gargiulo in a unique, interactive piano concert on Saturday, April 7 at 8 pm, followed by a dessert in Hempstead House. Julian performs around the world, in prestigious venues from Carnegie Hall to Singapore’s Symphony Stage.  A classically trained pianist, Julian captivates his audience with his technical precision and (more…)

A Study in Wine

Discover the world of wine in a new eight-week course, led by Mike Douglass of Post Wine & Spirits. Whether you are knowledgeable about wine and wine production, or new to the subject, this comprehensive program will enrich your appreciation of wine, and also give you the necessary expertise to choose fine wine at home or in (more…)

The Butterfly Ball

Save the date: Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 7 pm. Join us for a springtime adventure inside Hempstead House, with a focus on the magnificent outdoors. The Butterfly Ball, a benefit to enhance the preserve’s landscape with a beautiful organic vegetable garden and fruit orchard, a shady playground, fitness course, dog run, and much more. (more…)

Mother’s Day Tea

Celebrate your mother and all of the great women in your life at the Mother’s Day Tea in Hempstead House. This event offers a light afternoon snack of scones and finger sandwiches to tide you over from brunch to dinner. Live chamber music accompanies the festivities, and guests are welcome to tour Hempstead House and (more…)

Nassau Chamber Chorale

The Nassau Chamber Chorale performed so magnificently at the 2017 Winter Choral Concert at Hempstead House, the Conservancy invited them back as the featured artists in their very own concert on May 20, 2018 at 2 pm. Led by Edward P. Norris III, the NCC is an exceptionally talented ensemble comprised of Nassau County’s finest (more…)

Rosé & Roses Cocktail Party

Meet in the Palm Court of Hempstead House at 6 pm sharp! This special evening begins with a brief tour of this iconic 50,000 square foot Gold Coast mansion, followed by sunset in the magnificent rose gardens overlooking the Long Island Sound. We’ll sample excellent rosés, reds, whites and craft beer. Admission Conservancy Members: $35 (more…)