COE HALL

OPEN FOR THE SEASON

DAILY APRIL 1ST – SEPTEMBER 30TH

11:30AM-3:30PM DAILY / WEEKENDS ONLY IN OCTOBER

SELF-GUIDED VISITS - $5.00 FOR NON-MEMBERS,

FREE FOR MEMBERS

PARK OPEN EVERY DAY 9:00AM-5:00PM ($8 parking fee)

 

** Contact Jennifer Lavella

(516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any questions regarding events, tickets etc..

 

MARCH

 

All three lectures are SOLD OUT!!!  No walk-ins

TEA & SPLENDOR – Great English Palaces & Gardens

Three Illustrated Lectures at Coe Hall by Henry B. Joyce

$30 Non-Members per lecture / $25 Members per lecture

Three Tuesdays in March there will be lectures at 2:30pm followed by English Tea at 3:15pm.  Lecture includes tea, finger sandwiches and cakes around the warmth of the fireplace in the dining room.  Reservations are required. Contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  ALL THREE LECTURES ARE SOLD OUT AS OF MARCH 3RD, 2017

  

March 14th - is sold out!  

The March 14th lecture as been postponed due to the blizzard warning until Tuesday, March 28th.  If you have reservations for the 3/14 lecture, we will honor them on the snow date of 3/28.

Kensington Palace, Greenwich Palace & St. James Palace

 

March 21st  - IS SOLD OUT AS OF FRIDAY, MARCH 3RD!!!!

Windsor Castle, Brighton Pavillion, Buckingham Palace

 

Friday, March 24th, 2017 at 7:00pm

MUSIC AT THE MANSION – Hot Club of Flatbush - SOLD OUT!!! as of March 10th!

Sponsored by AARP Long Island

$30 Non – Members / $20 Members

Created in 2011 from the streets of Brooklyn, the Hot Club of Flatbush is inspired by the American hot jazz and Parisian acoustic jazz bands of the 1920's & 40's.  Drawing from the spirit of legendary artists such as Django Reinhardt, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Edith Piaf, Gershwin, Berlin and others, the repertoire of this group is as diverse as Brooklyn itself.  Led by guitarist Jayson Goodner, violinist Ben Swan, and vocalist Gretchen Vitamvas, the group performs arrangements of Gypsy Jazz standards and American Songbook Classics with a unique Brooklyn flair.  Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine.

FOR TICKETS:   THIS SHOW IS SOLD OUT AS OF MARCH 10TH!!!  

 

APRIL

  

Opening Night & Preview Party

Sporting Life on Long Island; the Great Estates Era

Friday, April 21, 2017 at Coe Hall, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Celebrate the opening of our new exhibition and get a preview!  Tickets:  $20 Non-Members / Members Free, (includes wine and cheese). Jack Kohl will perform live music in the Great Hall all evening.  For specific questions about this event contact Jennifer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PURCHASE TICKETS at:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sporting-life-exhibition-preview-party-at-coe-hall-tickets-32663194494

 

Saturday, April 22, 2017

NEW EXHIBITION OPENS AT COE HALL: 

Sporting Life on Long Island; the Great Estates Era

On view April 21st  – September 30th, 2017

Open daily 11:30am – 3:30pm at Coe Hall, Planting Fields / $5 Admission fee for Coe Hall

 

The exhibition explores the way in which fox hunting, game shooting, and horse racing developed as major recreational pursuits for wealthy gentlemen, including W.R. Coe, owner of Planting Fields.

 

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Broadway at Coe Hall, 7:00PM

Members $40 / Non-Members $50

Reservations are required - space is limited! 

On the evening of Saturday, April 22nd, Coe Hall will come alive with the sounds of Broadway, as sung by some of the greatest stars from Broadway’s biggest shows Performers will be accompanied by our 1913 Steinway grand piano played by pianist Jack Kohl, who has performed as Musical Director for over eleven years in the New York theater area, including countless concert appearances with Broadway actors.  Join us after the show for a chance to meet the performers at a wine and cheese reception in the Dining Room of Coe Hall.  For specific questions about this event contact Jennifer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PURCHASE TICKETS at:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/broadway-night-at-coe-hall-tickets-32664125278

 

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Plein Air Through the Seasons

Azaleas, Rhododendrons & Spring Blooms

10:00am – 3:00pm /FREE with $8 Parking Fee

Meet at the end of the West Parking lot by the Welcome Pavillion.

Annie Shaver-Crandell is a visual artist based in Manhattan whose fondness for fresh air and magnificent colors has brought her repeatedly to Planting Fields to paint out of doors. As an art historian in her previous profession, she offers both historical and contemporary approaches to the depiction of landscape and floral themes.  She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Salmagundi Club of New York and teaches privately in her studio in Manhattan's historic Noho district.

Suggested list of materials:  Some form of drop cloth, any oil, acrylic, oil or dry pastels.  Bring a bag lunch or purchase snacks at COFFEED’s garden café inside the hay barn.  Contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

 

Saturday, April 29th and Sunday, April 30th 2017

ARBOR DAY FAMILY FESTIVAL

10:00AM – 5:00PM / Rain or shine / $20 per vehicle

The 2017 Arbor Day Family Festival features live music by the crowd’s favorites Peat Moss and the Fertilizers, performances by the Hoodoo Loungers, Strummin’ & Drummin', Peat Moss & the Fertilizers, National Circus Project, the Mutville Comix Dog Show, kid’s tree climb by Wonderland Tree Care, petting zoo, face painting, caricaturists, plant clinics, tree plantings with Smokey the Bear, FREE self-guided visits of Coe Hall.  The festival is a collaborative effort between Planting Fields Foundation and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.   $20 per car load; once inside the park all activities are FREE! For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516) 922-8678 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

MAY

Sunday, May 7th, 2017

DAVID HOUSTON PEFORMS – The Sporting Life

2:00pm – 3:00pm at Coe Hall

$5 admission fee, members and children under 12 are free
Written and Directed by David Houston

A READING IN THE STYLE OF RADIO DRAMA
For more information call Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

(Mother’s Day Weekend)

Concert in the Park – DOLCE ENSEMBLE PERFORMS CLASSICS IN THE MOVIES

6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall!  COFFEED INC, park caterer, will be selling snacks, sandwiches, desserts and drinks.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Peony Garden Walking Tour

3:00pm - 5:00pm / $20 Non-Members / FREE for Members

Meet at Coe Hall / Tickets are required

Enjoy some tea and cookies before heading out with Vincent Simeone & Henry B. Joyce for a wonderful tour of the Peony Garden.  Peonies are a classic garden flowers. These flowers grow happily for decades, with very little work required.  Come along on this unique and fun tour and learn some facts about these beautiful, frangrant, old fashioned flowers and what's new in the world of peonies!   For tickets visit:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/peony-garden-tour-walking-coe-hall-planting-fields-tickets-32892713993

For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516) 922-8678 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Saturday, May 28TH, 2016

(Memorial Day Weekend)

Concert in the Park – RED,WHITE & BLUES BY JEROME SMITH AND CITY SOUNDS ENTERTAINMENT

6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great upbeat music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  COFFEED INC, park caterer, will be selling snacks, sandwiches, desserts and drinks.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

JUNE 

Saturday, June 3RD, 2017

Concert in the Park – SOUTHERN VOICE BAND

6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  Southern Voice Band is a popular CT based Modern Country band. They play a wide variety of country covers by artists like Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and many more.  Featuring talented male and female vocalists backed-up by a rockin' rhythm section, Southern Voice always delivers a highly entertaining show!  Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  COFFEED INC, park caterer, will be selling snacks, sandwiches, desserts and drinks.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

DAVID HOUSTON PEFORMS – The Sporting Life (an exhibition program)

2:00pm – 3:00pm at Coe Hall 

$5 admission fee, members and children under 12 are free
Written and Directed by David Houston

A READING IN THE STYLE OF RADIO DRAMA
For more information call Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Monday, June 5th, 2017

PLANTING FIELDS FOUNDATION’S GOLF CLASSIC

Mill River Club, Upper Brookville

Join us for our 3rd annual Golf Classic at the Mill River Club!  We begin at 10:00am with registration and breakfast, followed by a shotgun start at 12:00pm.  Lunch will be served on the course, followed by cocktails, dinner buffet and raffle auction at 5:30pm.  Contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information and sponsorship opportunities!

 

Friday, June 9th, 2017 - THE BAILSMEN

MUSIC IN THE GARDEN – SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

PRESENTED BY PLANTING FIELDS FOUNDATION

The unique Friday night series features concerts one Friday each month. Shows start at 7:00pm and include one complimentary glass of wine or beer. There will be additional beverages, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts available for purchase, catered by COFFEED INC. Enjoy jazz, blues and swing, music under the stars in the historic cloister garden of this Gold Coast mansion, Coe Hall, at Planting Fields Arboretum.  All concerts are rain or shine and will take place indoors if there is inclement weather.

 

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Plein Air Through the Seasons - The Rose Garden

10:00am – 3:00pm /FREE with $8 Parking Fee

Meet at the end of the West Parking lot by the Welcome Pavillion.

Annie Shaver-Crandell is a visual artist based in Manhattan whose fondness for fresh air and magnificent colors has brought her repeatedly to Planting Fields to paint out of doors. As an art historian in her previous profession, she offers both historical and contemporary approaches to the depiction of landscape and floral themes.  Suggested list of materials:  Some form of drop cloth, any oil, acrylic, oil or dry pastels.  Bring a bag lunch or purchase snacks at COFFEED’s garden café inside the hay barn.  Contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

 

Friday, June 16th, 2017

TWILIGHT TOUR

7:00 p.m. / Meet at Coe Hall

$20 Non Members / FREE for members

Meet at Coe Hall and enjoy wine and cheese before venturing out for a twilight tour of the grounds.  The twilight tour will be led by Vincent A. Simeone, Director, Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park, and Henry B. Joyce, Executive Director, Planting Fields Foundation.  FOR RESERVATIONS:  contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

(FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND)

JONATHAN KRUK'S STORYTELLING – The Sporting Life & Tales (an exhibition program)

CHILDREN'S EXHIBTION PROGRAM

12:00PM & 2:00PM at Coe Hall

$5 admission fee, members and children under 12 are free

Jonathan Kruk will enchant children of all ages with stories and tales!  No reservations necessary, just come to Coe Hall for one of his performances and enjoy!  For more information call Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

(FATHER’S DAY)

DAVID HOUSTON PERFORMS – The Sporting Life (an exhibition program)

2:00pm – 3:00pm at Coe Hall

$5 admission fee, members and children under 12 are free

Written and Directed by David Houston

STYLE OF RADIO DRAMA, For more information call Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Saturday, June 18th, 2017

(FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND)

Concert in the Park – THE HAMBONES

6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great, upbeat music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall!  .  The Hambones play a merry mix of pop, blues, country & rockabilly from the Classic American Songbook.  Dancing encouraged!!! Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  COFFEED INC, park caterer, will be selling snacks, sandwiches, desserts and drinks.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Saturday, June 24th, 2016

FAMILY FUN NIGHT – STRUMMIN’ & DRUMMIN’

6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall!  Come out and enjoy this fun and interactive night!  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  COFFEED INC, park caterer, will be selling snacks, sandwiches, desserts and drinks.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Friday,  June 30th, 2017

Summer Theater in the Park – MADAGASCAR

6:00pm / FREE admission / No Parking Fee / No Reservations Required

Rain or Shine at the Hay Barn/Visitor’s Center at Planting Fields.

COFFEED INC, park caterer, will be selling snacks, sandwiches, desserts and drinks.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516) 922-8678 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

JULY

 

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Concert in the Park – FIVESTONE BAND

6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall!  FiveStone is a high energy club and party band playing the Best of Classic, Pop, Top 40, Dance & Party Rock.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  COFFEED INC, park caterer, will be selling snacks, sandwiches, desserts and drinks.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Friday, July 7th, 2017 – MATT MARSHAK

MUSIC IN THE GARDEN – SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

PRESENTED BY PLANTING FIELDS FOUNDATION

$30 Non-Member / $20 Members

7:00pm at Coe Hall

New York Guitarist Matt Marshak brings a unique, one of a kind, handcrafted style of guitar playing. A truly eclectic blend of jazz, urban groove, pop, funk, r&b, world beat, and much more. His style and sound have led him across the globe performing at some of the worlds biggest jazz festivals. The Dubai International Jazz Festival, Panama City's Seabreeze Jazz Festival, The Berk's Jazz Festival, Mallorca Spain's Jazz Festival, Portugal's Algarve Smooth Jazz Festival, Slovakia's Bratislava Jazz Days, Wisconsin's Jazz on the Vine, and many, many more. He has performed on the same festival bills with legends such as Santana, Larry Carlton, George Benson, David Sanborn, Fourplay, and many more. He has also headlined and performed with artists such as Alex Bugnon, Nick Colionne, and Four 80 East.  Shows start at 7:00pm and include one complimentary glass of wine or beer.  There will be additional beverages, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts available for purchase, catered by COFFEED INC.

 

Sunday, July 9th, 2017

DAVID HOUSTON PERFORMS – The Sporting Life (an exhibition program)

2:00pm – 3:00pm at Coe Hall

$5 admission fee, members and children under 12 are free
Written and Directed by David Houston

A READING IN THE STYLE OF RADIO DRAMA
For more information call Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Summer Theater in the Park – HAIRSPRAY

6:00pm / FREE admission / No Parking Fee / No Reservations Required

Rain or Shine at the Hay Barn/Visitor’s Center at Planting Fields.

COFFEED INC, park caterer, will be selling snacks, sandwiches, desserts and drinks.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516) 922-8678 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Saturday, July 15TH, 2017

Concert in the Park – THE RICK LABAN TRIO

6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall

FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall!  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  COFFEED INC, park caterer, will be selling snacks, sandwiches, desserts and drinks.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

JONATHAN KRUK'S STORYTELLING – The Sporting Life & Tales (an exhibition program)

CHILDREN'S EXHIBTION PROGRAM

12:00PM & 2:00PM at Coe Hall

$5 admission fee, members and children under 12 are free

Jonathan Kruk will enchant children of all ages with stories and tales!  No reservations, just come to Coe Hall for one of his performances and enjoy!  For more information call Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

SUMMER GARDEN FESTIVAL

12:00pm – 5:00pm, rain or shine

$20 per vehicle

This garden summer festival features live musical performances by the WMD’s and the Hambones, kids crafts, dance groups and more!  FREE self-guided visits of Coe Hall.  The festival is a collaborative effort between Planting Fields Foundation and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.   $20 per car load; once inside the park all activities are FREE!  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516) 922-8678 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Friday, July 28th, 2017 – FRENCH COOKIN’

MUSIC IN THE GARDEN – SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

PRESENTED BY PLANTING FIELDS FOUNDATION

$30 Non-Member / $20 Members

7:00pm at Coe Hall

 

French Cookin' is a New York-based Blues band. They play a wide variety of styles, all firmly rooted in the blues. Ranging from the Delta to Chicago, back down to Texas and Louisiana "second line", adding their own unique touch to present a new look at this vital American art form. We also play an extensive selection of original titles, presenting the Blues in a more contemporary vein while preserving the essence that is the core of the music.  Shows start at 7:00pm and include one complimentary glass of wine or beer.  There will be additional beverages, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts available for purchase, catered by COFFEED INC.  

 ** Contact Jennifer Lavella

(516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any questions regarding events, tickets etc..

 

 

AUGUST

 

 

Friday, August 4th 2017

9th ANNUAL CHAMPAGNE PARTY!

MOTOWN & MASQUERADE GARDEN SOIREE

7:00pm-10:30pm at Coe Hall

$75.00 Members/Firefighters/Military/Police/EMS

$100.00 Non-Member

 

Celebrate summer in the grandeur of the gardens at Coe Hall.  Enjoy plentiful hors d’oeuvres, savory desserts, champagne, wine, sangria and craft beer.  Dance under the stars all evening to the energetic and fun Motown music provided by JEROME SMITH & CITY SOUNDS ENTERTAINMENT.  Choose a mask and wear it well, so your true identity, no one can tell!  Join us to celebrate and bring an air of mystery to this fun masquerade garden soiree!

 

Friday, August 11th, 2017 – THE LOWDOWN STOMPERS

MUSIC IN THE GARDEN – SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

PRESENTED BY PLANTING FIELDS FOUNDATION

$30 Non-Member / $20 Members

7:00pm at Coe Hall

 

HOURS & INFORMATION

PARK HOURS:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

$8 per car until Nov, 18th

COE HALL HOURS:

Self-Guided Visits to Coe Hall

11:30 am - 3:30 pm  3/27 – 10/2 daily

October Weekends only

$5 Non-Members

Members & Children under 12 are free

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