COE HALL OPEN FOR THE SEASON

DAILY MARCH 29TH – SEPTEMBER 30TH

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

SELF-GUIDED VISITS - $4.00 FOR NON-MEMBERS / FREE FOR MEMBERS

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

 

Exhibition through September 30th:  Fabulous Interiors by Elsie de Wolfe and Charles Duveen, 1915 - 1945 is open daily at Coe Hall/ 11:30am - 3:30pm.  Admission to the exhibition is free with $4 Coe Hall admission fee.  The Tea House near the Italian Garden is open daily from 12:30pm - 2:00pm, entrance to the Tea House is free with $8 parking fee.

    

 

AUGUST

 

  

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

Summer Concert in the Park – Cutting Edge Dueling Pianos

6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall, West Portico

Free / No Parking Fee / No Reservations Required

Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy an outdoor picnic and exciting live music and the beauty of Coe Hall at Planting Fields.  The piano players will play your requests from the 1950’s through current day.  This is an extremely interactive and entertaining show for all to enjoy. For more information call Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

  

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Summer Concert in the Park – Swingtime Big Band Sunday!  Big Jazz Hits from the 1930s-1950s

6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall, West Portico

Free / No Parking Fee AFTER 5pm / No Reservations Required

Bring a chair or a blanket and a picnic.  Swingtime is the best of big band/big brass sound on Long Island.  An outdoor concert of great jazz, big band and vocal hits of the American Songbook.  Swingtime's members have played at Lincoln Center and Radio City Music Hall.  A concert for everyone!  For more information call Jennifer Lavella at (516) 922-8678 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  

SEPTEMBER

 

Friday, September 5th 2014 - Family Fun Night at Coe Hall

Free Admission / No Parking Fee after 5:00pm

5:30pm – 7:30pm 

Bring a blanket and picnic dinner to the West Portico and lawn garden at Coe Hall for a night of family fun.  Enjoy DJ music by Tommy’s Tunes, all evening.  Bring glow sticks for after dark fun!   No reservations required for more information please contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Beethoven Celebration at Coe Hall –  Concert & Lecture

1:00pm  concert, 2:00pm lecture, 3:00pm concert

FREE with $4 admission to Coe Hall ($8 parking fee)

A delightful concert of Beethoven performed by Jack Kohl, classically trained pianist who has performed Beethoven at the American Landmarks Festival and Paul Hall at Julliard, and Paul Statsky, Brooklyn native and Julliard trained violinist with the Asheville Symphony and Governor’s School for the Arts. Works include “Se Vuol Ballare” variations, Beethoven Sonata in G Op. 96 Sonata in A for violin and piano by Cesar Franck, with a lecture in between music hours discussing Beethoven’s profound influence.  Contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

 

Traditional English Choral Concert by the Long Island Madrigals

1:00pm at Coe Hall / Free with $4 Admission to Coe Hall ($8 Parking Fee a park gate)

Join us in the Great Hall as the sounds of this enchanting Long Island based choral group sing early traditional songs to remind us of the Elizabethan interiors that interior designer Charles Duveen was drawn to.  This is the last weekend to take in the exhibition The Fabulous Interiors of Elsie de Wolfe and Charles Duveen and this concert is a perfect season’s end.  Contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

OCTOBER

 

Saturday, October 4th and Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Fall Family Festival Weekend / $20 per vehicle

11:00am – 5:00pm, rain or shine

Halloween trick or treat and costume parade, live music with the Das Liederhosen German PolkaBand, jumbo garden games, pumpkins for sale, pony rides, pumpkin decorating station, potato sack races, watercolor demonstrations, bounce house, haunted maze, food and beer tastings (in the hay barn courtyard) of autumn provided by Perwinkles Cafe, dahlia garden open and Coe Hall Open.  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, October 17th, 2014

Music at the Mansion Concert Series – Ainslie Street Vibes

6:30pm at Coe Hall

$20 Non-Member / $10 Members / No Parking Fee

Ainslie Street Vibes is a collective of Brooklyn based musicians that combine modern-chic style with top quality music entertainment rooted in the vintage jazz tradition.  ASV also specializes in blending indie rock, contemporary pop, and jazz in their arrangements to present a uniquely exciting and compelling performance.  Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine at every concert.  For tickets contact Antigone Zaharakis (516) 922-8668 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

Sunday, October 19th at 1:00pm – 2:00pm, at Coe Hall

Murder, Madness, and Poe

Free with $4 admission to Coe Hall; no reservations necessary

$8 parking fee at main gate

Haunting tales and poems from Edgar Allen Poe’s best known works with musical interludes, performed by Michael Bertolini as Poe, the 19th century master of the macabre.  Written and directed by David Houston. Come…if you dare!  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, October 24th, 2014

A Night at the Mansion:  Sleepover at Coe Hall

7:00pm (Friday) – 8:00am (Saturday)

$30 Non-Members / $20 Members

Join us for an evening of fun and mystery!  Enjoy an ice cream bar, flashlight tour, late night movie and then its lights out for a sleepover at Coe Hall.  Bagels will be served on Saturday morning.  Children must have chaperone.  For reservations contact Michelle Benes (516) 922-8678.  Space is limited.

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

 

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Music at the Mansion Concert Series – Jason & Elysa Hochman

6:30pm at Coe Hall

$20 Non-Member / $10 for Members / No Parking Fee

Jason and Elysa Hochman, a married couple, are an acoustic guitar world fusion duo specializing in Spanish, flamenco and classical guitar.  Jay creates and plays melodic melodies while Lee compliments these melodies with ornate rhythmic and percussive guitar playing.  Together, Jay and Lee sound as one, creating an incredible and powerful atmosphere.  Jay and Lee’s repertoire consists of original compositions as well as covers by the Gipsy Kings, Paco de Lucia, Paco Pena, Ottmar Liebert and other great artists.  Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine at every concert.  For tickets contact Antigone Zaharakis (516) 922-8668 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

DECEMBER

 

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Music at the Mansion Concert Series – New York Virtuosi

6:30pm at Coe Hall

$20 Non-Member / $10 for Members / No Parking Fee

New York Virtuosi is a chamber ensemble founded by violinist Peter Kiral in 2012.  Since its inception, the group has performed at various concert venues in New York City and Washington D.C., featuring the finest musicians from Manhattan.  New York Virtuosi is devoted to revitalizing standard and also lesser known works in the Classical canonic repertoire, bringing old and new compositions to life.  Enjoy one complimentary glass of wine at every concert.  For tickets contact Antigone Zaharakis (516) 922-8668 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Saturday December 6th, 2014

Planting Fields Foundation’s DECK THE HALLS

6:30pm – 9:30pm at Coe Hall

Cocktail buffet, live music, and silent auction will be part of this annual special evening to celebrate the holidays at Planting Fields.  For details, reservations, or sponsorship opportunities, contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Friday, December 12th, 2014

10th Annual Tree Lighting and Visit from Santa

Free Admission!  Free Activities!  No Parking Fee!

6:00pm – 8:00pm / Tree will be lit at 6:00pm sharp!

Delight in all kinds of holiday excitement at Planting Fields including caroling by the Barber Shop Quartet, Hot Cocoa and refreshments at the Hay Barn/Visitor Center, Coe Hall decorated for the season will be open for self-guided visits.  Visit with Santa until 7:30pm in the Hay Barn!

 

 

 

Saturday, December 13th and Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Holiday Weekend at Coe Hall / $10 Admission Fee / FREE for members and children under 12

11:00am – 4:00pm, both days

Experience Coe Hall decorated in holiday style.  See Santa, make an old-fashioned gingerbread house, listen to the wonderufl Madrigal Singers, and watch Frosty the Snow Man by Plaza Theatrical Productions in the Great Hall.  Show times for Frosty the Snow man is 2:30pm, both days and included in admission fee.

 

 

 

Gingerbread House Making Sessions

11:00am – 4:00pm at Coe Hall (in the former servants’ dining room)

*Every hour on the hour, 10 children per session, first come, first served

Cookies and juice while you make your own gingerbread house to take home.

 

 

 

Poinsettia & Cyclamen Greenhouse Display

10:00am – 4:00pm Daily in the Main Greenhouse

 

 

 

 

WINTER & SPRING EVENTS

 

 

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Music at the Mansion Concert Series - Konkoction

6:30pm at Coe Hall

$20 Non-Member / $10 for Members / No Parking Fee

Konkoction’s intensely contagious melodies will keep you grooving and singing along with a blend of silky, smooth jazz and island infused sound.  For Tickets: Contact Antigone Zaharikis (516) 922-8668 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Saturday, January 24th and Sunday, January 25th

Paradise at Planting Fields Weekend / 10:00am – 4:00pm rain or shine

Come and enjoy a touch of paradise at Planting Fields in our Main Greenhouse, featuring live steel drum music, and other programs and events throughout the weekend.  Call Jennifer at (516) 922-8678 for more information.

 

 

Friday, February 13th, 2015, 6:00pm – Music at the Mansion Concert Series

The Brooklyn Sugar Stompers

6:30pm at Coe Hall

$20 Non-Member / $10 for Members / No Parking Fee

The Brooklyn Show Stompers perform Hot Jazz and Blues, inspired from the Prohibition Era 1920’s “Jazz Age” throughout the “Swing Era” of the 1930’s

 

For Tickets: Contact Antigone Zaharikis (516) 922-8668 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

Sunday, February 13th, 2015

Camellia House featuring with live music!

1:00pm – 4:00pm in the Camellia House

Come and enjoy our unique and beautiful Camellia House from 10:00am – 4:00pm at Planting Fields.  Enjoy live music from 1:00pm – 4:00pm while you explore hundreds of varieties of camellias inside the Camellia Greenhouse.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella, (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

Saturday, February 22nd and Sunday, February 23rd

Camellia House Weekend / 10:00am – 4:00pm / rain or shine

Come and enjoy our Annual Camellia House weekend featuring live music, walking tours of the Camellia House, activities for children.  Coe Hall is open for self-guided visits.

 

 

 

Friday, March 13th, 2015 – Music at the Mansion Concert - Canta Libre

6:30pm at Coe Hall

$20 Non-Member / FREE for Members / No Parking Fee

Canta Libre was founded in 2002 by flutist Sally Shorrock to foster the performance and enjoyment of music specifically for flute, harp, and strings.  Considered experts in this ephemeral, rare style of chamber music, Canta Libre was recently featured at The American Harp Society 50th Anniversary National Conference.  The ensemble’s first CD was designated “the best new U.S. release” by BBC Music Magazine in March 2011.  Canta Libre is represented by Jeffery James Arts Consulting.  For Tickets: Contact Antigone Zaharikis (516) 922-8668, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

Saturday, April 25th and Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Arbor Day Family Festival

10:00am – 5:00pm / $20 per vehicle / Rain or Shine

Live music with Peat Moss & the Fertilizers, performances, children’s tree climb and lots of activities for children of all ages to enjoy!  For more information, contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678.

 

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 3/29 - 9/30 daily

October Weekends only

$4 Non-Members

Members & Children under 12 are free

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