Events & Programs
Below are two lists of park programs and events for your enjoyment. Some events are sponsored by the Caumsett Foundation, others are run and paid for by the New York State Department of Parks Recreation and Historic Presevation. Some programs are free while others charge a small fee. Please read each description, as some programs require advance registration. NYS vehicle parking fees are in effect.
There is a State Parking fee of $8.00 per car or you can use an Empire Pass Card. For information on cancellation due to weather, please check our website the day of the event, or contact the Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve office at 631-423-1770.
FOUNDATION SPONSORED EVENTS
All events are free to the public except member-only events and where noted.
For member-only activities, please present your membership card.
For hikes, Please wear comfortable walking shoes, long socks, and your choice of insect repellent. You can also bring water, snacks and a camera.
Foundation Programs 2020
All events are free to the public except where noted.
The NYS parking fee is $8 or you can use an Empire Pass Card. For the latest information on cancellation due to weather, please call the park at (631) 423-1770. For member-only activities, please present your membership card. For hikes, please wear comfortable walking shoes, long socks, and bring your choice of insect repellent. Pick up water and snacks at the new Café!
pe painting in oil or acrylic going from major shapes to smaller shapes; reviewing simple mixing techniques using a limited palette; and discussing the 22 elements that go into creating a good painting. Weather permitting, we will paint outdoors or you can bring photographic references. Register for one or all four classes. Paint outdoors; weather permitting, on Caumsett’s lovely grounds. See our website for payment/registration and supply list. Classes limited to 15 students.
“Run for Caumsett” 5K Run/Walk Virtual Race
Beginning on Sunday, May 31st
Proactive Physical Therapy Inc. and the Caumsett Foundation present the 6th Annual 5K “Run for Caumsett” 5K in beautiful Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve.
Tone Up! (In Walled Garden) Rain or Shine
Tuesdays, July 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th at 6-7pm
This resistance training fitness class requires no to little equipment (maybe frozen water bottles as weights, towels and other common home items) and will get you to firm and tone up in a fun safe way. All levels welcome. Social distancing and masks to be worn complying with CDC guidelines.
Please bring your own mat and water and wear comfortable clothing.
Yoga Thursdays (In Walled Garden) Rain or Shine
July 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, August 6th, 13th, 20th at 6-7pm
Please join us for an extraordinary experience as instructor Lisa Kasper as she leads us through a rejuvenating hour of peaceful yoga and meditation in the lovely Walled Garden. This program is appropriate for all levels, including beginners. Please bring your own mat and water and wear comfortable clothing.
Caumsett Foundation's 23rd Annual Benefit
Summer Cottage Showhouse Opening Party
Saturday October 3, 2020
Join us for our Annual Benefit complete with dinner, cocktails and live music.
Summer Cottage Showhouse
Sunday, October 4th- Sunday November 15, 2020
To find out more information, please visit our showhouse website.
Please continue to check our website for our summer and fall events.
NYS SPONSORED EVENTS
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve offers the following series of summer interpretive programs. Unless otherwise noted, all presentations are geared for the average adult. An adult must accompany children under 18 years of age. Admission is $4.00, payable at the entrance booth. Because space is limited we cannot accommodate groups or organizations. Advance reservations are required.
To register, please call (631) 423 – 1770.
Programs will take place outdoors rain or shine, so please dress appropriately. In any weather we suggest long pants and comfortable, sturdy walking shoes.
We'll maintain a slow to moderate pace for 4 miles as we observe and discuss the fields and woods of Caumsett.