Walt Whitman’s Bicentennial Birthday Weekend at the Walt Whitman Birthplace

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Jun 02 2019.
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 1:00pm
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 1:00pm
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 1:00pm
Event Info
Cost: 
$9/child, chaperones free
Contact Phone: 
631-427-5240, ext. 113
Recommended Age: 
3 – 16
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Celebrate Walt Whitman’s Bicentennial Birthday Weekend at the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association.
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Friday, May 31
10:30am - 12 pm Scholars David Reynolds and Jerome Loving
1 - 4:Walt Whitman Initiative featuring 50 international scholars with Keynote Speaker, Ed Folsom
4:30 - 6 pm Happy Hour Birthday Celebration - Wine and Cake
8:30 - 9:30 pm Compagnia de’Colombarie, “More Or Less I Am” operatic and recitation performance
9:30 - 10 pm Closing Ceremonies.

Saturday, June 1
1 - 3pm “Poet’s Picnic”
3-5 pm Marathon Reading “Leaves of Grass” with the Bard’s Initiative.
5:30 pm “Multitudes” Performance with Kim and Valerie Nuzzo.

Sunday, June 2,
11 am - 5pm
High school and college students offer presentations of their poetry, art and music. Docents as historic figures in costume circulate with visitors.

Area/Neighborhood: 
Location: 
Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site
246 Old Walt Whitman Road
11746 Huntington Station , NY
Phone: 631-427-5240, ext. 113
40° 49' 1.8192" N, 73° 24' 42.1776" W
New York
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