Edward Lange (1846–1912), was a German American landscape painter who worked in and around Long Island during the 1870s and 1880s. Lange sketched and painted town centers, local businesses, and private residences with precise detail.
Preservation Long Island and the Long Island Museum have announced Artoberfest! – a one-day Pop-Up Biergarten in celebration of Lange on Saturday, October 22nd at historic Sherwood-Jayne Farm in East Setauket.
The event will take place from noon to 4 pm and will feature live music, food, beverages, games, arts & crafts, and an optional morning tour of the Long Island Museum’s exhibition, “Land by Hand: Edward Lange’s Long Island,” in nearby Stony Brook.
Artoberfest! at Sherwood-Jayne Farm, features a special Oktoberfest beer in collaboration with Lithology Brewing Co. All ticket purchasers age 21 and over will receive a ticket for a complimentary beverage. Attendees will enjoy live music by Buddy Merriam & Back Roads and food offerings by Mel’s Magickal Meals. In addition, one hour before the Artoberfest! activities begin at Sherwood-Jayne Farm, a separately ticketed, free guided tour of the current Edward Lange exhibition at the Long Island Museum in nearby Stony Brook is available to the first twenty-five registrants.
The Sherwood-Jayne Farm is located at 55 Old Post Road, in East Setauket. Tickets are $10 for adults under 21, $15 for Preservation Long Island Members over 21; $20 for non-members over 21, and free for ages 5 and under. Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended. Limited free parking is available onsite. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
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