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CULTURAL AND PERFORMING ARTS (CAPA)

(516) 797-7925


The Cultural and Performing Arts Division successfully provides a full range of cultural and social enrichment programs for residents of all ages and interests.



LIVE MUSIC

Town of Oyster Bay Library Concert Series
Various Dates from October – May
Town of Oyster Bay Libraries
Free musical performances are held in corporation with libraries throughout the Town of Oyster Bay. Brochures listing performances are available from CAPA.

Music Under the Stars
Various Dates in July & August at 8 PM
Town of Oyster Bay Parks & Beaches
This highly successful summer concert series presents three weekly concerts for six weeks in Oyster Bay!  Some featured highlights from 2023 included Country Fest, Mike DelGuidice, Southern Rock Jam, and our dazzling fireworks show.

Last Summer Blast
September 21, 2024
Summer is not over yet! This concert offers one last chance to soak up summertime fun before the fall season arrives.

Town of Oyster Bay Holiday Concert
December 2024
LIU Post Tilles Center
In December of each year, the Town’s Annual Holiday Concert is presented for three evening and one matinee performances.

FESTIVALS




Spring Festival at Syosset-Woodbury Community Park
April 20, 2024
1 PM – 4 PM
Bringing the community together to kick off the spring season, at this event families will enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo, inflatables, games, family photo and more!

Art In The Park at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park & Beach in Oyster Bay
May 18, 2024
11 AM – 4 PM
Art in the Park will feature local artists and artisans. Hand-crafted goods will include ceramics, jewelry, paintings, photography, and more. This family-friendly event will also include live music, food trucks and art activities for kids.

Fall Family Festival at  Marjorie R. Post Community Park in Massapequa
October 19, 2024
1 PM – 4 PM
A community favorite, this autumn event includes u-pick pumpkin patch, hayrides, refreshments, inflatables, games, family photo and much more! Families are encouraged to attend this event in costume and participate in the many photo opportunities in the park.

Drive-in Holiday Experience at Marjorie R. Post Community Park in Massapequa
December 2024
Ring in the Season! Guests will enjoy festive lighting displays, a movie, winter sing-a-longs, giveaways, an appearance by visitors from both Arendelle and the North Pole and a walk-thru village.

OUTDOOR MOVIES

Movies By Moonlight
Various Dates in July & August 2024 at sundown
Town of Oyster Bay Parks & Beaches
This series features six family-favorite films and pre-movie activities including on-stage entertainment, inflatables, games, free popcorn and so much more!

Movies By Moonlight: Halloween Edition
Various Dates in September & October 2024 at sundown
Families will enjoy two frightful flicks under the stars! Our not so spooky movie nights will also include pre-movie activities including inflatables, games, free popcorn and so much more!

ART IN THE PARK


Local artists and artisans are invited to display and sell their hand-crafted goods at a special day of “Art in the Park,”  at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park & Beach in Oyster Bay on May 18, 2024.

Participants must be 18 or older, and display and sell only their original pieces. No commercial or mass-produced items are permitted. Artists must supply their own 10×10 canopy and additional items required for their space. Additional details and associated costs are provided on the application.

Art in the Park is run by the Town’s Department of Community & Youth Services, Cultural and Performing Arts Division. The event focuses on hand-crafted goods, including ceramics, watercolors, glass, jewelry, wood, leather, sculpture and more.

For more information, please call (516) 797-7932.

WORKSHOP ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS


CAPA Workshops are held in the spring and fall of each year and offer a wide variety of cultural, artistic and self-improvement courses at nominal costs. The workshops are held at community centers throughout the Town. Call to request the CAPA Workshop brochure for a complete listing of courses and locations.