A World Within a World: The Bay Houses of Long Island

Please join us at the Plaza Cinema & Arts Center in Patchogue, NY at 7:30 pm on May 24th for a showing of the centerpiece of our Maritime Film Festival: “A World Within A World: Long Island Bay Houses.” The film, produced by filmmakers Barbara Weber and Greg Blank, examines the lives, history, and experiences […]

Please join the Patchogue-Medford Public Library and Long Island Traditions’ Executive Director Nancy Solomon for a trip to the Weeks Yacht Yard in Patchogue. Meet us at the Weeks Yacht Yard where Nancy Solomon will discuss the boat builders and boat yards of Patchogue and nearby communities. Hear personal narratives and see historical and contemporary […]

Please join us on Saturday, May 14th at 5 pm at the Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society for a book signing and discussion! Folklorist Nancy Solomon, the executive director of Long Island Traditions, has written a new book “Boat Building and Boat Yards of Long Island: A Tribute to Tradition” published by The History Press. In this […]

Please join us at the Plaza Cinema & Arts Center on May 10th at 7:30 pm for a screening of Diggers. This 2006 film starring Paul Rudd and Maura Tierney is a coming of age story about four working class friends growing up on the south shore of Long Island in 1976. This film will […]

A World Within a World: The Bay Houses of Long Island

After a long two years since our film festival came to an abrupt pause due to Covid, we are now back on track for our Maritime Film Festival. Beginning on Tuesday, April 26, join Long Island Traditions, the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington and the Plaza Cinema and Arts Center in Patchogue for a film […]

Photo: Kenahora

Please join us at the East Meadow Public Library on Sunday, April 24 at 2 pm for a performance by Kenahora — a Jewish klezmer ensemble. Kenahora is composed of four musicians who have been preeminent in the world of klezmer music, bringing their unique brand of music to audiences far and wide. With collectively […]

Please join us on March 27, 2022, from 10 am to 4 pm in Babylon for a Fisherman Flea Market! The flea market will have over 30 tables of fishing related items, and attendees will have the opportunity for one-on-ones with fishermen, door prizes, a Marlin fishing contest, and more. Long Island Traditions will have […]

Please join us on Thursday, March 24th at 3:30 pm, when Nancy Solomon will be a guest on the My Hometown radio show, on WHPC, The Voice of Nassau Community College. Solomon will be discussing her latest book, “Boat Building and Boat Yards of Long Island: A Tribute to Tradition,” published by the History Press. […]

Please join us on Sunday, March 20th at 1:30 pm at the East Rockaway Public Library for a book signing and discussion! Folklorist Nancy Solomon, the executive director of Long Island Traditions, has written a new book “Boat Building and Boat Yards of Long Island: A Tribute to Tradition” published by The History Press. In […]

Photo: Rahel Musleah

Please join us on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 2pm at the East Meadow Public Library for a special presentation by Long Island Traditions: Jewish Calcutta through Music and Memory: The Personal Story of a Baghdadi-Indian Jewish Family with Rahel Musleah. Through the vivid prism of her family’s story and a heritage of lyrical songs, […]