Humanities New York

Action Grant Deadline:

The next Action Grant deadline is October 1st for projects starting 1/1/2020 or later.

More Information:


Preservation League of NYS

Technical Assistance Grant Applications Are Now Open

Grants of up to $4,000, with a required 20% match from each applicant, are available to nonprofit groups and municipalities that manage historic sites, museums, arts facilities, and other important institutions that serve an arts or cultural purpose and are open to the public.

Completed applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST Monday, September 30.





The Railroad Museum Of Long Island

Saturdays and Sundays in September

RMLI Riverhead Site will be open  10-4

RMLI Greenport Site will be open  11-4


Rock Hall Museum

Mondays, September 16th & 23rd; 1:00 p.m.

Knitting Program for Adults

Sunday, September 22nd; 1:30 p.m.

The Ironies of Italian American History

Presented by Stanislao G. Pugliese, Historian & Author


Sagtikos Manor Historical Society

September, 18, 2019, 8:00 am

Bus Trip to Green-Wood Cemetery

Leaves Sagtikos Manor/Reserve by 8:30


Oyster Bay Historical Society

September 14 – November 3, 2019


Paying tribute to [those] who help preserve the region’s working waterfronts…


Suffolk County Historical Society

Thursday, September 19, 2019 – 11:00 am

Book & Bottle: Marie Curie’s Life and Work with Edward A. Sierra

Registration Required to: 631-727-2881 x100


Southold Historical Society

Thursday, September 19, 6-8pm

“Harvest Hues” Watercolor Class with Melissa Hyatt

Class tuition is $40 which includes all materials. Please register by September 16


Southampton History Museum

Fridays & Saturdays, 11 am to 4 pm.

      Carriage House Thrift Shop

Saturdays, 10AM – 12PM

      Jewelry Making Classes


Hampton Bays Historical Society

Thursday, September 19 at 7:00

      Lecture by The Fish Guy, Chris Paparo, “Birding with The Fish Guy”


Historical Society of Islip Hamlet

September 19, 2019, 7-9 pm

“Behind the Bottle: The Rise of Wine on Long Island”


Bay Shore Historical Society

September 19  – Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library, 7 pm

Howard Crawford, “Bottles from Bay Shore, NY”


Suffolk County Historical Society

Thursday, September 19, 2019 – 11:00 am

Book and Bottle: Marie Curie’s Life and Work with Edward A. Sierra

Registration Required to: 631-727-2881 x100


Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council

Saturday, September 21, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Lecture and Tour of the 17th Century Cutchogue Old House

Free and open to all, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, 27550 Main Road, Cutchogue


Davis Town Meeting House Society

Saturday September 21, 2019  Time 10am to 4pm

Yard Sale & Craft Fair

Vendors Wanted, Fee: $25.00 per table. Rain date: Sunday 9/22/2019

Call Maryanne 631-804-2256 or


Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society

Saturday September 21 from 10-4

Fall County Fair

Fall Country Fair at Sands-Willets House


Garvies Point Museum & Preserve

Saturday, September 28; 10am

      Fall Bird-Watching Walks

Saturday, September 21; 10am-2pm

International Coastal Clean-up

Please RSVP

Saturday, September 28

Native American Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk; 11am & 2pm

Film: Plants & the Cherokee; 11am, 1pm, 3pm


Sylvester Manor Educational Farm 

Saturday, September 28th, 12 – 3 pm

Guided House Tours, All That Has Been: Our Roots Revealed

Tickets price: $25.00 per person. Online registration is recommended


Preservation Long Island

Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 3pm-5pm

Character Drawing with Big Bill the Tory & Gallery North at Sherwood-Jayne House

Saturday, September 28, 2018 from 1:30-2:30

Free Live Music at Custom House for Sag Harbor American Music Festival

Sunday, September 29, 2019

The 30th Annual Long Island Apple Festival at Sherwood-Jayne Farm


Three Village Historical Society

September 18, Wednesday, 2:00 pm

Tea With a Spot of History – CE Purdy, The Early 20th Century Artist

Who Painted Scott’s Cove with guest speaker, Barbra Russell

A Members Only event, Three Village Historical Society for details

September 23, Monday, 7:00 p.m

Patriotism through Songs and Battles: Harpsicord in 18th Century America

with guest speaker, Kyle Collins

Setauket Neighborhood House for details

September 28, Saturday, 2:00 pm

Explore and Discover Setauket’s Revolutionary History Walking Tour

Setauket Presbyterian Church Parking Lot for details


North Shore Historical Museum

Friday, September 25 @ 7:00

100 Years of Children’s Books Exhibit Opening

$10.00, Refreshments served.


The Ward Melville Heritage Organization

Saturday, September 28th at 11:00AM, 1:00PM, and 3:00PM

Courageous Women of the Revolutionary War – Trolley Tours

Reservations required, $40 per person, 631-751-2244


Water Mill Museum 

September 28, 2pm

“High Tea” at Water Mill Museum





North Shore Historical Museum

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:00pm

Grand Central Terminal and Penn Station: Statuary and Sculptures

with David D. Morrison, retired LIRR Branch Manager and railroad historian.

$10.00, Refreshments served


Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society

Saturday, October 5 & Sunday October 6 @ 11 am

Manhasset Bay Walking Tour

Magical History Tour 

Sunday, October 6 @ 2 pm sharp

Sands-Willets House Tour

Sands-Willets House tour

Sunday October 27 @ 2 pm

Thomas Dodge Homestead Tour

Dodge Homestead tour


Southold Historical Society

Friday, October 4, 2019 5:30-8pm

“Autumn in the Air” Party

Tickets are $100 per person and can be purchased at the Society’s website


Preservation Long Island

Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 2pm-4pm

William Miller House window restoration Preservation in Progress Tour

w/Jeremiah McGiff and Miller Place/Mt. Sinai HS.


Walt Whitman Birthplace Association

October 5

Poetry in Performance: Walking With Whitman


Three Village Historical Society

October 5, Saturday, 10:00 am

Tri-Spy Bike Tour

Three Village Historical Society, A 15 mile bike ride. for details

October 12, Saturday, 10:00 am

Tri-Spy Walking Tour

Frank Melville Park, A 3 mile walk. for details


Sagtikos Manor Historical Society

Sunday, October 6, 2019, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

        Fall Festival and “Mourning at the Manor”

Thursday, October 10, 2019, 7:00 pm

        Untermyer Gardens


Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council

Sunday, October 6, 9 am to 4 pm

      The Big Band and Rock & Roll Car Show

October 19, 9 am to 4 pm

      Arts & Crafts Guild Show


Nassau County Historical Society

Sun. Oct. 6, 1 pm

Peter Bales, “A Lighthearted Talk on the American Presidency

from Washington to Kennedy,”

Annual Meeting and Luncheon,


Water Mill Museum 

October 8, 4pm

Water Mill Museum Annual Meeting

October 10, 7pm

“Sip & Paint” with artist, Louis Puglisi

Reservations required, 631-726-4625

October 12, 11am-2pm

“Bowls of Plenty” Fundraiser and Quilt Raffle Drawing

October 14, 11am-5pm

Museum closes for season


The Railroad Museum of Long Island

Saturday and Sunday Oct. 5th. & 6th.

 RMLI Riverhead Site will be open 10 – 4

 RMLI Greenport Site will be open 11 – 4

Saturday & Sunday / Oct. 12th & 13th / 11 AM to 3 PM



Saturday – October 12th.

 RMLI Greenport Site will be open 11 – 4

Sunday – October 13th.

 RMLI Greenport Site will be open 11 – 4


Friday / October 18th.



Check for information.

Saturdays / October 19th. & 20th.

 RMLI Riverhead Site will be open 10 – 4


Saturday / October 26th  – 5:00 PM

 Our General Membership Meeting and Election of Officers

 at the Riverhead Site


Long Island Studies Council

Thur. Oct. 10, 10:30 am

Curator’s tour of Sherwood-Jayne house

(516) 538-7679


Sag Harbor Historical Society

Monday, October 14, 4 pm on Columbus Day

     Closing of the 2019 Exhibit

Oysterponds Historical Society

October 12th:TBD

      It’s Clam Season

Bay Shore Historical Society

October 17 – Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library, 7 pm

      Amy Folk, “Murder and Mayhem on Long Island”


Suffolk County Historical Society

Saturday, October 12, 2019 – 1:00 pm

ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: What’s Your Compass?:

A Women Sharing Art Multimedia Exhibit

Free reception admission + light refreshments

Thursday, October 17th – 6:00 pm

THE IRISH-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, featuring Author Dr. Michael Doorley

Free event, open to all , registration is required:

R.S.V.P. to Dr. Mark Hessler at or 631.687.2626

Saturday, October 19, 2019 – 1:00 pm

TEA & TALK: Robert D.L. Gardiner & Gardiner’s Island, guest speaker Karl Grossman

Registration & Prepayment Required to: 631-727-2881 x100


Christ Church Manhasset

Saturday October 19th, 2019

Historic Cemetery Tour: A Ghostly Event!

Costumed re-enactors will portray the interesting deceased from over 100 years ago.

Tickets for specific one hour tours. Click tombstone logo at:


Rock Hall Museum

Saturday & Sunday, October 19th & 20th; 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

34th Annual Rock Hall Museum Country Fair

Monday, October 28th; 7:00 p.m.

Psychic Night: An Evening With the Spirits

Featuring Shira Benedetto, M.A., Psychic Medium


Long Island Maritime Museum

October 25, 5pm-9 pm.

      30th Annual Boat Burning or call 631-854-4974


Garvies Point Museum & Preserve

Saturday, October 26

      Creepy Critter Craft; 10am-4pm

      Film: A Murder of Crows; 11am, 1pm, 3pm


Historical Society of Islip Hamlet and Islip Public Library

October 30, 2019, 7-9 pm

Antique Appraisals with Philip Weiss



AAQ Resource:

1708 House, Southampton / Bed & Breakfast