The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum will celebrate Astronomy Day on Saturday, May 15, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Astronomy educators will perform free earth science and astronomy demonstrations for adults and children. The Explore Science: Earth & Space event will include exciting science, take-home materials, and engaging discussion about science and society. Participants will make clouds, create nebula spin art, investigate Moonquakes, explore craters, and much more! These fun activities introduce guests to the ongoing research happening at NASA in the fields of Earth science, planetary science, and astrophysics, and allow them to get hands-on with Earth and space science concepts. Entrance to Astronomy Day is included in the cost of daily admission.
The Carriage House Players are so excited to return to the Vanderbilt Museum Courtyard for our annual Shakespeare Festival! We are kicking off our festival this year with a one week-end only production of William Shakespeare’s glorious and hilarious comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, to be performed on June 4th at 8 pm and June 6th at 7 pm. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors and children. We cannot wait to entertain you!
The Museum’s William Vanderbilt Classic Mini-Golf Course invites visitors to play through the weekend of May 15-16. Play during the day on Saturday and Sunday, or reserve tickets for Sunset Picnic & Putt on Friday and Saturday from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.
Kickoff your weekend with a beautiful view on the great lawn overlooking Northport Harbor. Note all props and mats will be provided upon request. This is an open level yoga practice, if you are new to the practice, feel free to join us! If you’re an advanced yogi and seek growth, no worries! You will be given an opportunity to shine and improvise your own variations throughout the session.
Check in begins at 6:30 PM to prepare for the 7:00 PM yoga session. The duration of the class will be one hour, with a 10 minute meditation. Class ends at 8:00 PM. Rain dates will be determined as the event approaches. Note tickets are non-refundable.