Winter Events

5 AMAZING WINTER EVENTS ON LONG ISLAND

GET OUT AND ENJOY LIFE ON LONG ISLAND THIS WINTER

Winter might seem the time of year when activity and fun goes into hibernation; many people resolve to just camp out in their homes until the warmer months.

But that doesn’t have to be your fate. In Long Island, there are plenty of ways to stay active and make plans throughout the winter season.

To help you plan your winter activities in (or around) Long Island, Executive Ground Transportation has listed a few of the most exciting events of the season.

COSTUMES AND CULTURE AT THE COW NECK PENINSULA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

336 Port Washington Boulevard, Port Washington, NY

Saturdays and Sundays, through February 28, 2016

Sponsored by Brooks Brothers, the Costumes and Culture exhibition will provide you and your group with a docent-led, 90-minute tour through the Sands-Willet House in Port Washington. The tour will feature an exhibition of some of the garments worn by the most important cultural and government figures in American history.

From Abraham Lincoln’s Great Coat to outfits from the Great Gatsby film, you’ll also see period wedding dresses, ball gowns, tuxedos, accessories and more. It’s a great way to experience culture and enjoy a winter outing near Long Island.

MUSIC AT THE MANSION AT THE PLANTING FIELDS FOUNDATION

1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay, NY

Friday, February 19, 2016

Head to the Planting Fields Foundation’s Coe Hall in Oyster Bay for an evening of music, courtesy of Dolce Vita Strings.

This collection of musicians is comprised of graduates from prestigious music programs like Juilliard, the Eastman School of Music and the Manhattan School of Music.

Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine, courtesy of Vintage Grapes, for the price of admission.

DREAM GIRLS AT THE BAYWAY ARTS CENTER

265 East Main Street, East Islip, NY

Shows Through January 17, 2016

This Broadway smash about an all-girl singing group from Chicago has enjoyed monumental success on the live stage and on the bigscreen. This January, the players at the Bayway Arts Center will bring the Dreamgirls story to life once more, with their own interpretation of the story of Effie, Deena and James “Thunder” Early.

Get your tickets now, before they’re sold out.

TODD RUNDGREN AND HIS BAND AT NYCB THEATRE AT WESTBURY

960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY

February 5, 2016

Experience the hits of legendary singer-songwriter Todd Rundgren in this intimate New York performance. From “Hello, It’s Me” to a number of hits from his unique and history-making albums across several decades, your evening with Todd Rundgren at the beautiful NYCB at Westbury is sure to break up the monotony of winter and give you something to remember.

LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS BEHIND THE SCENES TOUR AT THE FIRE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

Robert Moses State Park Field #5, Fire Island, NY

February 13, 2016

Take a tour of the legendary Fire Island Lighthouse in this exclusive tour, where our very own Lighthouse Keeper shows you not only the lighthouse’s interior, but the beacon lantern room of the tower and the auxiliary generator, too.

Learn about how historic Lighthouse Keepers maintained the light and provided a vital service to boats throughout American history.

TRANSPORTATION WITH EXECUTIVE GROUND TRANSPORTATION

Choosing the best events in the Long Island area is step one to planning your winter activities this year. The next step is finding the best transportation available.

Winter weather, especially in New York, demands a vehicle that is perfect working order and a driver that is experienced driving in a variety of conditions.

For many of us, the answer is car service. Executive Ground Transportation offers a diverse fleet of perfectly-maintained vehicles, and our chauffeurs are consummate professionals. We will ensure your expedient and enjoyable transportation to any event in the Long Island area.

Contact Executive today to begin planning your winter trip.

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