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HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY at Planting Fields Arboretum

HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY

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  • Dec. 13, 2019, 5:30-8pm
  • Planting Fields Arboretum
  • 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Gather for the 15th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park. Tree lighting takes place at 6:00 PM sharp! Enjoy a snack at Magnolia cafe, visit with Santa, listen to carolers and stop in at the gift shop, all located in the Visitor Center. See the spectacular poinsettia display in the Main Greenhouse. Explore the grounds and buildings until 8:00 pm. The Long Island Chamber Music Festival ensemble will play in Coe Hall. Tour the first floor and view the natural, seasonal decor. This year they’ll feature fresh 14′ Christmas trees, Magnolia garlands and topiaries in a holiday style that is authentic to the early twentieth century period of the home. Call for more information or email info@plantingfields.org

About Planting Fields Arboretum

1395 Planting Fields Road

Oyster Bay, NY

516-922-8600

  • Standard hours: 9am-5pm
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Stroller parking: Yes
  • Stroller check: No
  • Bring food: Yes
  • Buy food: Yes
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
  • Family bathroom: No

  • Planting Fields, the former estate of insurance magnate William Robertson Coe Standard Oil heiress Mai Rogers Coe and is one of the few remaining Gold Coast estates on Long Island’s North Shore that retains its original 409 acres as well as its historic buildings and landscape. Rolling lawns, formal gardens, hiking trails and specimen plantings, as well as the Camellia Greenhouse and the Main Greenhouse, with its unique seasonal displays, are a treat for visitors year round. Coe Hall contains many original pieces and furnishings once belonging to the Coe family, including the restored Louis XVI Reception Room. The mostly Elizabethan style interior of the Tudor Revival mansion is a showcase of artistry and craftsmanship in its wood and stone carvings, ironwork, 13th – 19th century stained glass windows and original commissioned murals by American artists Robert H. Chanler and Everett Shinn.
  • Parking: Paid
  • Play area: No
  • Party room: Yes

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