A Winter Holiday Celebration!

Old Point School House Lawn 1555 Village Lane, Orient, NY

It's the most wonderful time of year! OHS cordially invites the Oysterponds community to a family-friendly Winter Holiday Celebration! All are welcome to come celebrate the season! It’ll be outdoors, so dress appropriately!   5:00pm: Caroling, hot cider & cookies for adults & children     5:30pm: Tree & menorah lighting     Your generous support allows OHS to present […]

Free Talk: “150 Years of Poquatuck Hall”

Poquatuck Hall 1160 Skippers Ln., Orient, NY

Poquatuck Hall is a vital gathering place whose past and present reflect the interests, concerns, and business of the community. John Holzapfel’s lecture will focus on the history of the need, origin, and construction of Poquatuck Hall, as well as provide a visual story of the social, historical, and other important events that this essential local hub has hosted since […]

Free Talk: “Ancient Native Artifacts of Eastern Long Island”

Old Point Schoolhouse 1555 Village Lane, Orient, NY

  Dr. Lucinda Hemmick and Ephraim Horowitz of the Southold Indian Museum will present a lecture on the ancient landscape of Orient and the Native People who once lived there. Explore 12,000 years of history, Algonquian culture and the landscape that changed from the Ice Age to the present day.   The technology of ancient hunting weapons, artifacts, maps, slides, […]

Red Barn Opening Party

Red Barn 1555 Village Lane, Orient, NY, United States

  SOLD OUT!   We’re grateful for the response but sorry to disappoint anyone who missed out on attending. We look forward to seeing you at our next event.   Besides cleaning and organizing the Red Barn to create and house what is now a new permanent multi-media exhibition, John & Joyce Holzapfel are especially noteworthy for their enthusiastic, ever-present […]

“How to Read a Poem” – A free talk (cancelled!)

Old Point Schoolhouse 1555 Village Lane, Orient, NY

We apologize for any inconvenience, but due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled.   Why do many people find words arranged in lines more challenging than the same ideas set out in prose? Jonathan Galassi, Chairman of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, will explore several examples that reveal the mystique and the magic—and fun—of poems.   Jonathan is the […]

Family Night on the Old Point Schoolhouse Lawn: “The Mudflats” in concert – FREE!

Old Point School House Lawn 1555 Village Lane, Orient, NY

Oysterponds favorites, The Mudflats (comprised of fiddles, banjo, mandolin, guitar, upright bass, and drums), are a twin-fiddle fusion of traditional American music. The Mudflats’ original sound is guaranteed to touch the heart and get your feet a-tappin'!   Bring a blanket or a lawnchair, bug spray, a picnic, and a bottle of your favorite beverage!   Your generous support allows […]

OHS’s 2024 Summer Gala & Auction

Poquatuck Park Village Lane, Orient, NY

Join friends, family, and neighbors at the Oysterponds Historical Society Summer Benefit in one of the East End’s most beautiful settings—Poquatuck Park, overlooking Orient Harbor at sunset.   Enjoy elegant appetizers (including a raw bar!), cocktails, and wines with good friends while bidding on stunning works of art and unique experiences.   To purchase tickets, click here. Griffin Giving Circle […]

NY Mutuals vs Oysterponders Vintage Baseball Game

Oysterponds Elementary School 23405 Main Rd, Orient, NY

Root, root, root for the home team! For the fourth year in a row, OHS will be hosting a vintage baseball game featuring a friendly-but-fierce competition between the powerful visiting NY Mutuals and a proud-but-ragtag team of Oysterponds irregulars.   Interested in playing? Click here to sign up!

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