City Lore and Long Island Traditions are proud to present a three-part film festival celebrating the rich coastal culture, maritime traditions, and lasting legacy of human engagement with the greater New York harbor. Join for the third and final event in this City Lore series, “In Harm’s Way: Climate Change in NY Harbor, A Decade’s […]

Please join us on Wednesday, October 19th at 7:00pm at the Massapequa Library for a screening of “A World Within a World: Bay Houses of Long Island” followed by a discussion with executive director Nancy Solomon. For more information, visit the library’s website here. The Massapequa Library is located at 523 Central Avenue, Massapequa. Admission […]

City Lore and Long Island Traditions are proud to present a three-part film festival celebrating the rich coastal culture, maritime traditions, and lasting legacy of human engagement with the greater New York harbor. Join us for our second event in this series: a screening of the 2020 documentary, A World Within A World: Bay Houses […]

Please join us on Tuesday, September 27th at 7pm at Islip Library for a presentation on “Boat Building and Boat Yards of Long Island,” director Nancy Solomon’s latest book. From the North to the South Shores and out to the East End, Long Island was and remains home to a nationally recognized and historic boat […]

Please join us on September 21st at 10am for a hike at Napeague State Park with with East Hampton Trails Preservation Society. This trail takes you on a segment of our East End TravelStorys tour, an app-based audio tour curated by folklorist and cultural ethnographers. Long Island Traditions Nancy Solomon will join the hiking group […]

Please join us on Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th for the Tobay Boat Show. Since the 1700s Long Island’s history has centered on the bays, rivers, oceans and estuaries.  Baymen have harvested clams, oysters, eels and killies for their living.  They have built garveys and duck boats, bay houses on the marshlands, and […]

LI Traditions director Nancy Solomon will be giving a live presentation about bay houses and climate change at the monthly membership meeting of SPLASH in Freeport. The program is free! Join us on Tuesday, September 6th at 7:30pm. Located at 202 Woodcleft avenue, Freeport, NY.

Please join us on Saturday, July 23rd at 10:30am at the East Meadow Library located at 1886 Front Street in East Meadow for a meet-and-greet with baymen on Long Island. Long Island Traditions’ Executive Director, Nancy Solomon, will be joined by Flo and Paul Sharkey, Chuck Tekula, and Bill Fetzer. They will share stories about […]

Please join us on Thursday, July 14th at 7pm at Rock Hall Museum in Hempstead for a discussion on the bay houses of Long Island. Executive Director Nancy Solomon will be giving a presentation on bay houses history, maritime history, and the future of bay houses. To purchase tickets, click here. Rock Hall Museum is […]

Please join us at 7:30 pm at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington for the close of our Maritime Film Festival with the presentation of “Maiden.” “Maiden” tells the story of Tracy Edwards, a 24-year old woman who in 1989 headed the first all-female sailing crew in the Whitbread Round the World, a grueling yachting […]