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Welcome to Fall – Our Annual Festival

Welcome to Fall – Our Annual Festival

Welcome to Fall – Our Annual Festival

Saturday, September 23, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

CEED’s Annual Fall Festival is a great way to leave summer behind and welcome the glories of a Long Island Fall. Join us Saturday Sept. 23 for:

  • Scultpure on the Trail
  • Ryu Shu Taiko Drums
  • Art Vendors
  • Sustainable Living Vendors
  • Crafts
  • Live Animal Ambassadors
  • Nature Walks
  • Food Truck
  • The event is family-friendly, and free.

And it’s your last chance to see Sculpture on the Trail, our amazing Art & Nature exhibition.

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Sculpture on the Trail 2023

Sculpture on the Trail 2023

Sculpture on the Trail 2023

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 2023

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sculpture on the Trail is a free community event where the public has the opportunity to discover world-class sculpture works along our trails and participate in a community sculpture. We also invite poets to reflect on the sculpture and share their poetry during a public poetry reading. There will also be a reception, with opportunities to meet artists and poets while listening to the incredible jazz band “Natural Causes.”

Our first Sculpture on the Trail in 2022 was a huge success, and this year’s will be bigger and better.  Our sponsors will gain positive recognition among our visitors at this unique Art & Nature event!  Contact Sally at sally@ceedli.org for more information.

GOLDENROD $250

Sponsors donations support the flyers and program pamphlet. Benefits- Sponsor would be
listed In all print materials for the event, can leave cards and business pamphlets at the welcome table, and will be publicly acknowledged at the event and on our website.

BLACK CHERRY $500

Sponsors donations support the poets participation. Benefits- Sponsor would have all
the Goldenrod benefits as well as public acknowledgement when introducing the poetry reading. A small logo can be placed on the banner.

RED CEDAR $1,200

Sponsors donations support the music at the event. Benefits- Sponsor would have all the same benefits as the Goldenrod benefits, as well as publicly announcing sponsorship when
introducing the music. A medium-sized logo will be placed on the banner.

CHESTNUT $2,500

Sponsors donation supports the event and community sculpture as the primary sponsor.
Benefits- Sponsor would have all the same benefits as the Goldenrod benefits, as well as publicly announcing sponsorship when introducing the music. Logo and name will be prominently placed on the banner and also on signage for the community sculpture.

 

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This Saturday!  Celebrate Summer with CEED!

This Saturday! Celebrate Summer with CEED!

This Saturday! Celebrate Summer with CEED!

THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 24 – 11 AM TO 3 PM!

Celebrate with other nature lovers!

Don’t miss our annual FREE, family-friendly All Things Native celebration recognizing Indigenous Peoples and our native plants and animals.

  • GAMES & ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS!
  • Music and entertainment throughout the festival
  • Native American dancers, music, and storytellers
  • Vendors – natural products, environmental solutions, and more
  • Animal Ambassadors
  • Live Music
  • Nature trails
  • At the Washington Lodge, 287 South Country Road, Brookhaven

This event and publication are fully or partially funded by the County of Suffolk.

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Vendors for Summer Solstice Festival

Vendors for Summer Solstice Festival

Come join the fun! We are looking for vendors for two of our popular CEED events.  These events will feature hundreds of visitors, musical entertainment, live animals, fun activities for children, self-guided nature hikes, and of course, amazing nature-based Vendors!  There is no upfront fee (see below), so it’s no risk.

  • Saturday, June 24, 11 am-3 pm Summer Solstice Festival
    • Festival Theme: Celebrating our native plants, animals and Indigenous Peoples
  • Saturday, September 23, 11 am-3 pm Fall Equinox Festival
    • Festival Theme: Embracing our Fall Wildlife Migration

While there is no upfront fee for a booth space, we are asking for a donation of 20% of your net sales, if you are selling merchandise. For all others, there is no required fee, but we welcome any donation to help cover our festival costs. Our booth spaces are 12’x12′ and all are located outdoors. Please bring your own table and chairs. There is no Wi-Fi or electric hook-up available.

These are wonderful events full of happy, environmentally-conscious and outdoors-oriented people.  If that’s your audience, our festivals are the place to be.  Join us!

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How to Speak Insect

How to Speak Insect

How to Speak Insect

SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2023 AT 10 AM – 12 PM

How to Speak Insect, with NatGeo’s Dr. Gabby Wild

For children ages 4-12, join us for another day of fun with Dr. Gabby Wild! On May 7th at 10:00 a.m. What are those bees talking about? What does it mean when butterflies fly around each other? Spark your child’s love of insects by hearing about Dr. Wild’s wild adventures and encounters. After that, children will explore stations including a nature walk looking for insects, planting a flower to attract butterflies, helping build CEED’s bee house and more! Come experience, discover, and learn more about insects.

All proceeds benefit CEED and the D. Gabby Wild Foundation

Purchase a ticket and a signed copy of “How to Speak Animal” by Gabby Wild at a discounted rate!

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How to Speak Reptile

How to Speak Reptile

How to Speak Reptile

SUNDAY, APRIL 16, 2023 AT 10 AM – 12 PM

How to Speak Reptile, with NatGeo’s Dr. Gabby Wild

Join National Geographic’s Dr. Gabby Wild to learn how reptiles communicate with each other and other animals.

For children ages 4-12, join us for another day of fun with Dr. Gabby Wild! How do snakes communicate? What does it mean when a bearded dragon puffs his face? Spark your child’s love of reptiles, by hearing about Dr. Wild’s and Ranger Eric’s wild adventures and encounters. After that, children will explore stations including live reptiles and camouflage activities and to experience, discover, and learn more about reptiles.

All proceeds benefit CEED and the D. Gabby Wild Foundation

Purchase a ticket and a signed copy of “How to Speak Animal” by Gabby Wild at a discounted rate!

The last two events with Dr. Gabby Wild closed out, so register early to ensure admission!

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