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Hot Spots: Outdoor Summer Fun, Music and Festivals in the Latest Weekly Watch

Looking to enjoy the summer breeze in the air? Check out these outdoor and nightly entertainment events for the week.

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Are you ready for some outdoor fun this summer? Enjoy a game of baseball, take up kayaking, participate in a sandcastle building contest or enjoy the many festivals and outdoor music events happening on Long Island this week! Check out the details below!

MONDAY – JUNE 24, 2013

Who: Long Island Ducks Vs. Bridgeport Bluefish At Bethpage Ballpark
Info: Come out to enjoy a game of baseball as the Long Island Ducks go against the Bridgeport Bluefish from its home base.
Cost: $11 to $15
Time & Place: 6:05PM at Bethpage Ballpark, 3 Court House Drive, Central Islip – (631) 940-TIXX

Who: Kayaking 101 At Deer Park Library
Info: Thinking about taking up kayaking this summer? Get an introduction to kayaking and the “do’s and don’ts” of the sport from kayaker and author Kevin Stiegelmaier. Register in advance for the event.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM to 9PM at Deer Park Library, 44 Lake Avenue, Deer Park – (631) 586-3000

TUESDAY – JUNE 25, 2013

Who: Dave Matthews Band At Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Info: Enjoy a fusion of folk-rock, world beat, jazz and pop with the Dave Matthews Band. It’s performing today and June 26.
Cost: $50 to $90
Time & Place: 7PM at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh – (516) 221-1000

Who: Drowning Pool With Symphony of Malice At The Paramount
Info: The band has had hard rock breakthrough singles like “Bodies” and titles like “Feel Like I Do,” “37 Stitches.” Enjoy their performance!
Cost: $20 to $30
Time & Place: 7PM Door Opens, 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300


Who: St. Anthony’s Family Feast & Festival
Info: There are Las Vegas games, nightly entertainment and food and fun to enjoy! Also, don’t miss the fireworks show. The event continues through Sunday, June 30.
Cost: Free Admission
Time & Place: 6PM to 11PM at Trinity Regional School, 1025 5th Avenue, East Northport – (631) 368-9354

Who:  Open Mic Nite With Chris Hurley At Four Doors Down Sports Bar
Info: Come down and enjoy a night of singing and listening to others sing. The night is emceed by veteran musician Chris Hurley.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7:30PM to 11:30PM at Foor Doors Down Sports Bar, 10560 Main Road, Mattituck – (631) 298-8311

THURSDAY – JUNE 27, 2013

Who: Sandcastle Contest At Hither Hills State Park
Info: Come on over to take part in creating or viewing creations at this sandcastle contest. Bring your own shovels and buckets to join. Each week prizes are offered awarding the best sculptors and castles in several categories. The event runs each Thursday through August 29.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 9:30AM to 10:30AM at Hither Hill, 50 South Fairview Avenue, Montauk – (631) 668-3781

Who: Huntington Summer Arts Festival At Heckscher Park
Info: The Huntington Summer Arts Festival is sponsored by Canon, and features a variety of events and performances through July 18. Today, you can enjoy the Huntington Men’s Chorus.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 8:30PM to 10PM at Heckscher Park, Route 25A and Prime Avenue, Huntington – (631) 271-8423

To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the Events Calendar, or, head over to our Nightlife Section for Happy Hour Happenings all week long! If you're looking for some local insight on the best things to do on LI, or want to share your favorite Nightlife Hot Spots, check out the Nightlife Forum, and see what the locals have to say!