Introduction for Ballroom Dancing
Tuesdays: November 7, 14, 21
Learn the basics of Ballroom Dancing with Ballroom Boutique at the Sands Point Preserve.
Forest Bathing
Saturday, November 18
Take a meditative walk, led by certified guide Linda Lombardo. Based on the Japanese tradition of Shinrin-Yoku, each unique walk inspires mindful connections with the wood's natural elements for a range of wellness benefits.
Photograph of a forest in spring.
Princess Day in the Castle
Sunday, November 19
Afternoon Sessions
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 the 6 Princesses on site and by completing a Royal Badge.
Holiday Tales in the Castle
Sunday, December 10
1pm - 4pm
Join the holiday cheer in Castle Gould’s Great Hall!

$15 per child, $5 per adult; includes parking.
Pay day of event at the gatehouse
Sands Point Preserve Express
Saturdays and Sundays, weather permitting
Rides start at the train station beneath Castle Gould’s clock tower. Our 3-car Express will strap kids (and adults!) in for a 10-minute ride around our beautiful grounds. Purchase tickets in Welcome Center.
Visitor Hours
through March 10, 2024
Members: 9am to 5pm
All Visitors: 11am to 5pm

All Visitors: 9am to 5pm


Please note: last entry is 30 minutes prior to closing