Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for August 24 through August 26

Written by Wendy L  |  23. August 2012

Find a lineup of summer concerts, festivals and more on Long Island for your Friday, Saturday and Sunday day-and-night planner! This Friday, enjoy a tropical sounds concert by The Ed Travers Band at Martha Clara Vineyards, a musical performance by Gail Storm with special guest Toby Walkers as part of Downtown Sounds 2012 and a night of wine, food and music with four-legged friends at Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard. Come Saturday, set you’re your eyes on a stunning performance by Momix at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center,  take part in rodeo fun at Country Farms Equestrian Center and complete the night with Doc Millenium’s party at the Inn at Great Neck. Then, complete the week with fun and entertainment at the First Annual Farmingville Street Fair, seafood, craft and music at the 21st Annual Seafood Festival & Craft Fair and dinner and a “Las Vegas Style” show featuring Elvis by Steve Charles at Willy Parkers American Bar & Grill on Sunday. Check out the details below!

FRIDAY – AUGUST 24, 2012

Who: The Ed Travers Band at Martha Clara Vineyards Summer Concert Series
Info: Enjoy the tropical sounds of the summer from The Ed Travers Band with wine at Martha Clara Vineyard.
Cost: $15 includes a glass of wine
Time & Place: 8PM at Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead – (631) 298-0075

Who: Gail Storm With Special Guest Toby Walker At Downtown Sounds 2012
Info: The City of Glen Cove will have Gail Storm – singer, songwriter and pianist – perform at its Downtown Sounds series. Her music ranges from gritty blues, classic jazz and has pop thrown into the mix.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Glen Cove Village Square (at intersection of Glen and Bridge Streets), Glen Cove – (516) 759-6970

Who: Felines, Canines & Wines at Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard
Info: Enjoy a night of wine, food, music, raffles and the company of four-legged friends. All proceeds from this event go to benefit Long Island Feline Adoption Center’s rescue efforts.
Cost: $60
Time & Place: 7PM to 10PM at Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard, 2114 Sound Avenue, Baiting Hollow – (631) 360-3611


Who: Momix at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
Info: It’s a show blending physical theatre, circus, athleticism and comedy. Be amazed as Director Moses Pendleton offers you a breathtaking multimedia experience.
Cost: $55 and up
Time & Place: 8:30PM at the Westhampton Beach  Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach – (631) 288-1500

Who: Long Island Rodeo at Country Farms Equestrian Center
Info: Wondering how good of a bull rider you are? This is your chance to try out a mechanical bull. The show has fun for the entire family, including a dressage horse show, cowgirls breakaway, comedy acts, kids rodeo, bucking horses, petting zoo and musical entertainment by The Denise Given Band, Nicole Frechette and Mary Lamont.
Cost: $30, kids under 10 get in for free
Time & Place: 10AM gate opens; 4PM rodeo begins at Country Farms Equestrian Center, 200 Bellport Avenue, Medford – (631) 603-4909

Who: Doc’s Millennium at the Inn at Great Neck
Info: Enjoy a chic venue with large dance floor pumping to music from DJ Anthony. The venue also offers a dinner buffet, premium bars, outdoor patio and gorgeous lounge.
Cost: $24 for Admission
Time & Place: 7:30PM to 12:30AM at The Inn at Great Neck, 30 Cuttermill Road, Great Neck – (718) 279-8596

SUNDAY – AUGUST 26, 2012

Who: First Annual Farmingville Street Fair
Info: It’s Farmingville Hills Chamber of Commerce’s first annual street fair, and it won’t be short on fun and entertainment. Head over for a view of classic cars, food, entertainment, rides and vendors.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 11AM to 6PM at Portion Road, between Morris and S. Howell Avenues, Farmingville

Who: 21st Annual Seafood Festival & Craft Fair
Info: Stop by to enjoy the last day of this two-day event hosted at the Long Island Maritime Museum featuring seafood, crafts and music. Over 150 vendors will be present and music performances will include the Jeff Regan Band, Jac and Jill, The Lustre Kings, Randy Jackson, Songs in the Attic, Bad Medicine and Rick Byrd.
Cost: $8, children under 5 and museum members with their SEA CARD get in for free
Time & Place: 10AM to 7PM at Long Island Maritime Museum, 86 West Avenue, West Sayville – (631) 447-8679

Who: Elvis Dinner and Show at Willy Parkers American Bar & Grill
Info: Enjoy a “Las Vegas Style” show complete with costumes and singing to music of a legend by Steve Charles. Dinner will also feature Hanger Steak with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Veggies or Grilled Salmon Over Summer Cous Cous.
Cost: $45
Time & Place: 5PM to 9:30PM at Willy Parkers American Bar & Grill, 71 Hillside Avenue, Williston Park – (516) 750-8125

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