Summer weekends on Long Island are filled with amazing entertainment! Don’t miss out on hot events like Beer Fields Craft Beer and Music Festival at Pennysaver Amphitheater, PetFest at Bridgehampton Historical Society and the Long Island Sound & Arts Festival at Vanderbilt Museum. There are also performances from One Direction at Jones Beach, the Italian Chicks Comedy/Variety Show at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater at The Landmark, Ron White at The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center and much more! Check out the details below!
FRIDAY – JUNE 28, 2013
Who: One Direction At Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Info: Popular boy pop band One Direction in on a world tour. Don’t miss its performance at Long Island’s Jones Beach through June 29.
Cost: $25 and Up
Time & Place: 6PM Doors Open, 7PM Showtime at Nikon At Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh
Who: St. Catherine Of Sienna “Centennial” Family Festival & Giglio Feast Of San Paolino
Info: This annual Italian festival features Italian foods and delicacies, entertainment, rides and games. The event continues to run through June 30. On Friday, there’s music provided by Danny Vecchiano and his Italian Street Band.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 6PM to 11PM at St. Catherine of Sienna Church, 990 Holzheimer Street, Franklin Square – (516) 417-4065
Who: The Italian Chicks Comedy/Variety Show At Jeanne Rimsky Theater At The Landmark
Info: Enjoy a two hour comedy revue variety show focusing on family, traditions and culture of Italian-Americans. The show blends music, song and acting in an all-female comedy.
Time & Place: 8PM Door Opens, 8:30PM Showtime at Jeanne Rimsky Theater At the Landmark, 232 Main Street, Port Washington – (201) 978-8096
SATURDAY – JUNE 29, 2013
Who: PetFest At Bridgehampton Historical Society
Info: Enjoy a fun event for pets, kids and adults featuring costume contests, live entertainment, pet parades, exhibits, pet acts, prizes, pet adoption opportunities and more. There’s also over 20 local and national rescue organizations exhibiting and offering services, including ARF, ASPCA, Gimme Shelter, Pilots N Paws, SASF, the Riverhead Foundation and Yorkie 911.
Time & Place: 10AM to 4PM at Bridgehampton Historical Society Corwith Museum, 2368 Montauk Highway/Main Street, Bridgehampton – (631) 237-1365
Who: Beer Fields Craft Beer And Music Festival At Pennysaver Amphitheater
Info: This event features over 50 breweries with more than 150 beers to sample and eight live bands, including Dirth Heads and the Wailers. The event takes place rain or shine. You must be age 21 or over to attend.
Cost: $25 to $49
Time & Place: 2PM at Pennysaver Amphitheater, 55 South Bicycle Path, Farmingville – (631) 676-7500
Who: TOMORROW, The Sun Will Come Out At Dix Hills Performing Arts Center
Info: This performance is complete with acting, singing and dancing with talent from Broadway to Hollywood.
Cost: $15, $12 For Seniors and Students
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Dix Hills Performing Arts Center, 305 North Service Road, Dix Hills – (631) 656-2148
SUNDAY – JUNE 30, 2013
Who: Goodnight Moon At The John W. Engeman Theater
Info: Enjoy a musical adaptation of Margaret Wise Brown’s children’s book “Goodnight Moon.”
Time & Place: 10:30AM At The John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main Street, Northport – (631) 261-2900
Who: Long Island Sound & Arts Festival At Vanderbilt Museum
Info: Enjoy live music and painting overlooking the Long Island Sound. The event features artists who will be painting to the inspirational music of Stanton Anderson, Band, Liverpool Shuffle (Beatles tribute), Reckoning (Grateful Dead tribute), Black Dog (Led Zeppelin tribute), Teddy Kumpel Loopestra and soloist Elana Rivkin. Inspiration will also come from the scenic vistas and audience interaction.
Time & Place: 12PM to 7:30PM at Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport – (631) 261-2941
Who: Ron White “A Little Unprofessional” Tour At The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
Info: Texas funnyman Ron White is here with a brand new show complete with hilarious and smart-alect punchlines.
Cost: $90 to $150
Time & Place: 8PM at The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach – (631) 288-1500
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