Cultural Events Calendar

Autumn Fest 2022


  • Autumn Fest
    October 2, 2022
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate the Autumn season with outdoor activities for children of all ages! All activities are free with park admission, including: Pumpkin Decorating, Face Painting, Giant Bubbles Rides on the Sands Point Preserve Express Train Live Raptor Presentation Live Bluegrass Music with Eastbound Freight Family Games & Scavenger Hunt Bee Workshops in our Apiary Historical Photo  (Event Information)

Photo montage of the Preserve during four different seasons

2022 Four Seasons in Music


  • Bells of Autumn
    October 9, 2022
    4:00 pm - 6:30 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. Bells of Autumn Sunday, October 9 at 4 pm Billiards Room at Hempstead House Wine reception to follow $50 members / $50 non-members Min-Young Kim, Violin Rachel Shapiro, Violin Kathryn Lockwood, Viola  (Event Information)

Chatterton Cabinet of Curiosities


  • October 14, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 14, 2022
    9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • October 15, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 15, 2022
    9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • October 16, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 16, 2022
    9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • October 20, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 20, 2022
    9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • October 21, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 21, 2022
    9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • October 22, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 22, 2022
    9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • October 23, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 23, 2022
    9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • October 27, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 27, 2022
    9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • October 28, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 28, 2022
    9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • October 31, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 31, 2022
    9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Secrets deceive. Secrets reveal. Secrets entice. Secrets seduce. Secrets corrupt. What secrets reside within the walls of Chatterton Manor, family seat of a mysterious dynasty?  Will the tragic death of a beloved heir unite them, or drive them further apart? We invite you to enter the Chatterton Cabinet of Curiosities, a realm of the sacred  (Event Information)

Halloween Ball 2022


  • October 29, 2022
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Halloween Ball, a benefit for the Sands Point Preserve, takes place on Saturday, October 29, 2022 from 8pm – 11pm in Hempstead House. The Hauntingly Curious VIP Experience begins at 7PM.  This year, we delve into the Chatterton Family and invite you to enter their Cabinet of Curiosities, a realm of the sacred and  (Event Information)