Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center
Festival Within: Friday Night Kickoff Party!
Friday Night Kickoff Party!
at Book Revue
313 New York Avenue
The festival starts with a bang, as Walt Whitman Birthplace Association hosts the Festival Within's Friday Night Kickoff Party at Book Revue in Huntington. The Kickoff will feature a diverse group of poets from Scribner's Best of the Best American Poetry: 25th Anniversary Edition. Boasting a line-up of dynamic poets, such as David Lehman, Kim Addonizio, Tom Sleigh, and others, the night promises to provide a taste of the day and evening to come. Featured poets will introduce themselves, read briefly and sign books.
Join us at this free event, open to the public.
For more questions, contact Media & Event Director
Kim Plummer, (631) 427-5240 ext. 112
High Tea at the Walt Whitman Birthplace
Thu, August 20, 2015
Back to School Children's Victorian Tea Party
Wed, August 26, 2015
Walking with Whitman featuring Garland Thompson Jr. and Graham Everett
Sat, September 12, 2015
A Taste of Poetry : Book Launch
Sun, September 20, 2015
WAR WORDS WISDOM: Drum-Taps, sponsored by John & Penny Barr
Sat, September 26, 2015
Walking with Whitman featuring Joe Weil and Claire Nicolas White
Sat, October 3, 2015
The Americas Poetry Festival of New York 2015
Thu, October 15, 2015
Halloween Family Day!
Sun, October 25, 2015
Walking with Whitman featuring Anthoula Katsimatides, Matt Pasca and Terri Muuss
Sat, November 7, 2015
Walking with Whitman featuring Eileen Myles and Julie Sheehan
Sat, December 5, 2015
Yuletide Family Day With Kid’s Musician Mike Soloway
Sun, December 6, 2015
Transatlantic Poetry Reading with Gregory Pardlo, 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Poetry
Sun, December 13, 2015
Join the hunt! The Walt Whitman Birthplace is participating in the Hunt around Huntington.
Click here or visit today to pick up your scavenger hunt entry form!
Looking for an excuse to be out about town? Do you like adventure and find yourself exploring at any moment? Do you want to liven things up with a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Come explore the history Huntington has to offer Long Island by participating in Hunt Around Huntington! Get ready to go on a scavenger hunt like no other by unlocking answers to Huntington’s past and exploring new opportunities in Huntington.
Please join us in celebrating the town of Huntington by visiting your local cultural organizations. In partnership, The Whaling Museum, The Heckscher Museum of Art, CSH Fish Hatchery, Huntington Historical Society’s Conklin Barn, Walt Whitman Birthplace, and The Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society are hosting this year’s annual Hunt Around Huntington from July 1-August 31, 2015.
Find all the answers to this scavenger hunt and have a chance to win a family membership or prize package from each organization! Pick up yours at any of the participating organizations, or download from their websites.