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    Spend Spring on Sands Point Preserve

    April 06

    It's spring and it's high time to get outside and into nature. This month and next, we'll feature two stunning locations for you to visit that are just a short drive from your Glen Cove Mansion hideaway and will have you back in time for dinner. 

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    Mini Horses, Big Memories

    March 02

    It's a bit of a drive to this north shore farm, but if you've any penchant for the fresh air and a soft spot for endearing farm animals, then a visit to meet the mini horses at Spirit's Promise Equine Rescue Program at Blossom Hollow Ranch is well worth the drive.

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    Chocolatiering on the North Shore

    February 03

    An afternoon spent at the library might not sound too exciting, but what if we mention there's chocolate involved? Making chocolate, and eating it? Not bad, right? Well, that's the plan for any adults who register in time for the annual Chocolicious Valentine Workshop at Oyster Bay-East Norwich Public Library. 

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    Love Local, Love Art

    January 06

    When the glamour of Manhattan sparkles from the other side of the river, it's easy to overlook the gems in our own backyard. And this month, we'd like to introduce you to a humble gallery that practically twinkles with talent.

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    Rock-Opera Your Way Into Christmas

    December 02

    More than 10 million people have bought albums and more than 100 million have seen them live. And this month you can, too! On Friday, December 20th, rock your way into Christmas, live, with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

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    Celebrate November with Champagne

    November 01

    Wine tastings are all well and good, or maybe even delicious. But when is the last time you indulged in a champagne tasting? Every weekend in November  Pindar Vineyards in the Hamptons invites you to give their bubbly a try.

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  • colorful pumpkins

    Pick Your Pumpkin Pleasure

    October 01

    There's a whole field to pick from, and you can romp and roll amongst them until you find your favorite one. That's the way it's been for decades at Elwood Pumpkin Patch—the farthest west farm on Long Island.

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    One Love Yoga Festival

    September 02

    Roll out your mat and take a deep, cleansing breath at One Love Long Island Yoga Festival. On September 7th, just on the other side of the cove, thousands of yogis will flow in unison at Sands Point Reserve in Port Washington. 

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  • vintage plane

    Earn your Wings and Take to the Sky

    August 01

    Spend the day with your head in the clouds. Begin with a bit of aviation history at the Bayport Aerodrome in Bayport. It's Long Island’s last remaining public grass airfield. A museum of sorts, the Aerodrome's airstrip features antique aircrafts including Bi-Planes, Champs, Cubs and other relics.

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    Morgan Park Music Festival

    July 01

    Let the swinging notes of summer wash over you as you dance along to the Morgan Park Summer Music Festival. Every Sunday in July, right here in Glen Cove, local and regional musicians will play your favorites from every genre. 

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    Sail into Summer

    June 03

    Start summer on the right foot by going on the water. Harborfest at Port Washington invites you to eat, drink and go sailing. There will be local food offerings, live music, art in the park, fire boat demos and almost 100 local craft vendors. 

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    Montauk Music Festival

    May 01

    Sand, sun, surf, and music. Long Island's beautiful coast was made for this. Now in its 10th year, the Montauk Music Festival delights audiences for four days of soul-satisfying rhythm during a lively celebration that features talented up-and-coming independent artists beginning Thursday, May 16th. 

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  • girls eating food at a festival

    Celebrate Spring in Wantagh

    April 01

    See Spring in full swing at the Wantagh Spring Festival on SundayApril 28th.

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  • woman detective

    Food Done It?

    March 04

    Dig into a culinary twist on the old-fashioned 'Who Done It' mystery! Three Long Island cities, Patchogue, Huntington and Babylon will play host to your ghastly good meal, each with a different theme and unique set of clues.

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    Harborfrost in Sag Harbor

    February 01

    This month, come and celebrate HarborFrost, an annual winter festival in Long Island's Sag Harbor where two of mother nature's most extreme elements take center stage--fire and ice! 

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    Go Cruising for Seals

    January 01

    Bundle up to cruise the water off of Long Island's South Shore. Trust us, or Captain Lou, it's worth staving off a shiver for the chance to see a baby seal! Captain Lou's Fleet runs tours through April, but January is the best month to spot a pup.

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  • Get in the Spirit in Skates

    December 03

    Lace up your skates to spin your way into Christmas. Open late November through mid-March, Christopher Morley’s outdoor ice skating rink draws recreational skaters and hockey teams alike.

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  • Walk through Autumn in Nassau County

    November 05

    Trade your heels for sneakers and spend the rest of your day looking up. Nassau County invites you to wander in wonder on some of the best walking trails on Long Island.

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  • The World’s Your Oyster at This Festival

    October 01

    Join us at the waterfront at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay on October 13-14, for the Harmony Home Concierge 35th Anniversary Oyster Festival.

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  • The History of Roosevelt Field

    September 03

    One of the largest, most popular shopping malls in the state of New York, Roosevelt Field is conveniently located just a half hour’s drive from our hotel.

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  • Bring Your Wedding Dreams to Life

    August 06

    Let your imagination run wild with our Summer Bridal Showcase hosted at our magnificent Georgian estate on August 16th from 6 pm to 9 pm. Glen Cove Mansion has been the setting of storybook weddings since our opening. Tucked away on 55 acres of sprawling landscaped grounds, the stunning surroundings are the ideal location for your picture-perfect wedding.

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  • Feel the Magic at Morgan Park Summer Music Festival

    July 08

    Make the most of these sultry summer nights by listening to Grammy Award-winning live musicians under the stars at Morgan Park Summer Music Festival. Celebrating its 59th year, the music series draws a relaxed crowd of music aficionados from around New York.

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  • Anything Goes: The Jazz Age Exhibition Arrives at Nassau County Museum of Art

    June 06

    Immerse yourself in the decadent art world of the wild and roaring 20’s. Anything Goes: The Jazz Age exhibition leaves no stone unturned when painting an all-encompassing picture of one of America’s favorite eras. The multimedia show includes paintings, drawings, music, literature, furniture, fashion, and jewelry from famous artist and designers such as Picasso, Matisse, Tamara de Lempicka, and more.

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  • Inaugural Pan Am Exhibit at the Cradle of Aviation Museum

    May 07

    Step back in time to 1938 when the legendary Boeing 314 Flying Boats took to the sky. The Clippers, a name given to all Pan Am aircraft, were “one-class” luxury vessels whose seats converted into 36 overnight bunks. 

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  • Long Island’s Auto-Racing History: The Vanderbilt Cup Races

    April 06

    Return with us to a time near the end of an era known as the Belle Époque, just after the turn of the century. The world was marveling at the Eiffel Tower, grand lawn parties were hosted here at what was then called “The Manor,” and sultry summer evenings and lavish ballrooms were filled with the sounds of champagne corks popping and the strains of the waltz. 

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  • A Perfect Day at The Mansion

    March 05

    Imagine waking up in a stately manor imbued with history, elegance, and fame--here at Glen Cove Mansion we aim to live up to the traditions and grace of the original Pratt Family. From breakfast until dinner, every detail is majestic and guests are treated with historic hospitality.

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