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Weekend Events: August 11th & 12th

Rain or shine you can always find a good time. Keep our Monthly calendar handy to plan our your adventures all month long. Don't forget to share the adventures with your four legged friends this summer- we have your guide to pet friendly spots in the area. 



Featured Weekend Event

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Sayville Summerfest 2018

Weekend fun including fair W/rides, games & food, 4 Mile Run, Bridal Fest (showing local wedding vendors) , classic car show and more!


photo courtesy of the Vanderbilt Museum

8/12 Vanderbilt Carriage House Theater: Hamlet 

Check out the Planetarium's newest laser light show: Laser Beyonce

Plan out a trip to the Vanderbilt to tours the mansion, marvel at the mysteries in the museums and enjoy a show under the stars at the Planetarium.

Tour the Garden Showcase throughout the summer. 

Cold Spring Harbor

photo shared courtesy of CSH Whaling Museum

8/11 CSH Whaling Museum: Mermaid Tea Party 
8/12 CSH Lab: Science Walking Tour

Save the date for events at the CSH Whaling Museum & CSH Fish Hatchery

On display at the CSH Fish Hatchery: Malloy's Shovel Birds and Wrench Wrought Fish


photo courtesy of  Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society

8/11 Paramount: Even the Losers- A Tribute to Tom Petty
8/11 Cinema Arts Centre: Up All Night: Horror Movie Marathon
8/12 Paramount: Orleans & Firefall 
8/12 Huntington Summer Arts Festival: Closing Night- Beausoleil Avec Michael Doucet 
8/12 Huntington Lighthouse Tour

Save the date for performances at the Paramount

Save the date for book signing at Book Revue 

Lloyd Harbor

photo courtesy of Elena M. D'Agostino 

Enjoy a seasonal walk or hike through Caumsett State Park. NYS Parks has events at the park throughout the year which you must register for in advance. The Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference also hosts hikes through Caumsett

Caumsett Foundation events are happening now- check their website for registration & details.


photo courtesy of the Engeman Theater

7/19-9/2 Engeman Theater: Disney's Newsies- The Broadway Musical 

7/28-9/2 Engeman Theater: Shrek the Musical

And Beyond!

photo courtesy of the Long Island Craft Classic

8/11 Heckscher State Park: Long Island Craft Classic
8/11 Old Westbury Gardens: Yoga in the Gardens, Kids & Family Programs- Eat Up! Victory Gardens 
8/11 Mitchell Park/Greenport: Tai Chi in Mitchell Park
8/11 Nassau Coliseum: NYCB LIVE Statewide HS Basketball Coaches Clinic  
8/11 Three Village Historical Society: Tri-Spy Walking Tour 
8/11 Three Village Historical Society: Explore & Discover Setauket's Revolutionary History 
8/11  Planting Fields Foundation: Children's Exhibition Program 
8/11  Planting Fields Foundation: Free Concert in the Park- The Hambones
8/11 Old Bethpage Village: Baking Day 
8/11  Fire Island National Seashore- various activities throughout the weekend - Coastal Cleanups
8/11 Gillette Park: Sayville Summerfest
8/11 Plattduetsche Park Restaurant: Baconfest
8/11 Riverhead: Cardboard Boat Race
8/11 East Hampton Library's Authors Night
8/11 Nissequoague River State Park: 3rd Annual Regatta On The River
8/11 Jones Beach Theater: Evanescence & Lindsey Stirling

8/11 & 8/12 East End Seaport: Bug Lighthouse Cruise
8/11 & 8/12 Planting Fields Foundation: Exhibition on View- Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Sculpture
8/11 & 8/12 Cradle of Aviation: Long Island Retro Gaming Expo
8/11 & 8/12 Bethpage Ball Park: York Revolution @ Long Island Ducks

8/12 Old Westbury Gardens: Tai Chi in the Gardens,
Kids & Family Programs- Imagination Station Sundays,
Gallery Talk: The Great War- Portraits of Privilege, Duty & Sacrifice

8/12  Planting Fields Foundation: Nature Sunday- Oh Van Gogh Landscapes
8/12 Old Bethpage Village: Cowboy Mounted Shooting Show 
8/12 Old Bethpage Village: Old Time Baseball
8/12 Jones Beach Theater: Kidz BOP Live 2018

7/7-8/19 Smithtown Performing Arts Center: We Will Rock You 
7/14-8/19 Smithtown Performing Arts Center: Pinkalicious- the Musical 

Every Saturday: Nassau Museum: Studio Saturdays 

Every Sunday: Bethpage Polo @ Bethpage State Park till October 14th
Every Sunday: Nassau Museum: Family Sundays 

Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum, Long Island Aquarium,  Raynham Hall Museum, American Airpower Museum, Walt Whitman Birthplace, Long Island Museum,  Sands Point Preserve, Garvies Point Museum, Long Island Children's Museum, Old Bethpage Village Restoration,  Railroad Museum of Long Island, Museum of American Armor , Nassau Museum,  East End Seaport, Long Island Maritime Museum, Heckscher Museum , Three Village Historical Society

Farms & Nature Centers:
Brookhaven Ecology Site, Park & Animal Preserve   , Sweet Briar Nature Center, Long Island Game Farm, White Post Farm, Suffolk County Farm & Education Center, Long Island Science Center, Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery, North Shore Land Alliance


Old Westbury Gardens,  Planting Fields Arboretum


Brookhaven National Lab, Cradle of Aviation, Custer Observatory 

LI Ducks, Bethpage Polo

Concerts & Performances:
Jones Beach Theater, Revolution Bar & Music Hall, Nassau Coliseum , NYCB Theatre at Westbury , The Space at Westbury , Jones Beach Bandshell, Boulton Center, Tilles Center, Staller Center, Patchogue Theatre, Adelphi University Performing Arts Center , Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, Boulton Center

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