Coffee and a Good Book Winter Lecture Series

6062 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, New York 11901

Join us on February 4, 18 and March 4 for a cozy cup of coffee and lively lectures!
On February 4, 18 and March 4, Hallockville Museum Farm presents, “Coffee and a Good Book Winter Lecture Series: Exploring Land, History and Traditions”. This three-part series is sponsored by Hampton Coffee Company and explores important facets at the core of the Museum Farm’s mission: honoring the land, celebrating history, and sharing traditions. Hampton Coffee Company, a local café and roaster, will begin each lecture with a presentation about their coffee philosophy and with samples.

Winter is the perfect time to cozy-up with a good cup of coffee and a great book! We want to celebrate the season by taking time reflect on land, history and traditions with wonderful local authors and scholars.

Reservations are requested. Tickets may be purchased in advanced by calling Hallockville Museum Farm at 631.298.5292 or online. Advanced tickets are $10. Tickets at the door may be purchased on a first-come first-served basis for $15 each or two tickets for $25. Space is limited.

Venue Information: All lectures will take place in the new Hallock State Park visitors center located next to the Hallockville Museum Farm campus. The address is 6062 Sound Avenue.

March 4 (1pm to 3pm): Celebrating History: Presenter Suzanne Johnson Suzanne Johnson will celebrate local history by reading from and speaking about her new book, co-authored with colleague David Clemens, about Camp Upton. The camp was built in 1917one of 16 to train soldiers upon the United States’ entry into World War I and was located on nearly 20,000 acres of scrub pine forest. Irving Berlin was perhaps its most famous trainee and wrote “God Bless America” and “Yip Yip Yaphank” while at Camp Upton. As site of the present day Brookhaven National Laboratory, Camp Upton’s 100 year legacy continues into the 21st century.