Winter Secrets: Stony Brook Village’s Holiday Walking Tour

Bundle up and enjoy the historical spirit of Stony Brook this winter!  Participants stroll Stony Brook Village to discover multiple wintery stories of Stony Brook Village. Learn about Arctic fever and the icy dramas surrounding Stony Brook Village artifact, the Polaris whaleboat ; hear of turn-of-the-century holiday parties hosted by “upstairs” elite socialite Alida Chandler […]


The Puppet Procession , WMHS Marching band and the Roseland School of Dance performance have been cancelled due to the weather. All other Holiday Festival events are rain or shine. Thank you for your understanding and flexibility as we celebrate this festive season together!  The Ward Melville Heritage Organization (WMHO)’s 44th Annual Holiday Festival will […]


On Sunday, December 3, participants of the Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s (WMHO) Holiday Tree Competition will bring holiday cheer to Stony Brook Village and decorate 40 premium balsam trees that will line the open-air center’s walkways at the 44th Annual Holiday Festival. One tree will be selected by votes from the public between Sunday, December […]

33rd Annual Halloween Festival

The Ward Melville Heritage Organization (WMHO)’s Annual Halloween Festival returns on Tuesday, October 31 from 2pm to 5pm for its 33rd  year with music from WALK 97.5, trick-or-treating throughout Stony Brook Village Center, dancing and games for children, Scarecrow Competition announcements at 3:30pm and a Halloween parade, led by Monster Merlin! This event is FREE to the […]

33rd Annual Scarecrow Competition

Vote for your favorite scarecrow in the 33rd Annual Scarecrow Competition! Voting is between September 30 and October 25. Ballots can be found in all shops and eateries in Stony Brook Village and must be returned to shops no later than October 25th to be counted. Winners will be notified on Friday, October 27th by […]