Hot Spots: Labor Day Events, Exhibits and Feasts in the Latest Weekly Watch

We kick off the week with Labor Day! Check out all the hot spots over the holiday and for the rest of the week!

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As the week starts off with Labor Day, what better way to celebrate than heading over to the American Airpower Museum for its Labor Day event! There’s also the Seaford Festival going on. For the rest of the week, enjoy hot spots like special exhibits at Rogers Mansion and Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum. There are also a number of films and other festivities to take part in on Long Island. Check out the details below!


Who: American Airpower Museum Labor Day Event
Info: Enjoy Labor Day at the American Airpower Museum.  It’ll have a show of all operational museum aircraft plus visiting aircraft.
Cost: $15 For Adults, $10 For Seniors and Vets, $5 For Children 4-12
Time & Place: 9AM to 5PM at American Airpower Museum, 1230 New Highway, Farmingdale – (631) 293-6398

Who: Seaford Festival
Info: Don’t miss out on the last day of the Seaford Festival! There’s merchandise, food vendors, arts, crafts and great gift items featured. The festival takes place rain or shine.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 11AM to 6PM at Seaford Railroad Station, Merrick Road, Seaford – (631) 724-5966  


Who: Fabulous Fish – Sculptures By John Rist, Jr. Exhibit At Rogers Mansion
Info: Enjoy an exhibit featuring sculptures of marine life! John Rist is a Southampton native and the owner of Herbert & Rist Wine and Liquor Store. Rist has created sculptures portraying marine life as well as portrays it in wood and paintings. The exhibit is open Tuesday through Saturday, until Nov. 2.
Cost: Free Admission
Time & Place: 11AM to 4PM at Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton – (631) 283-2494

Who: Tuesday Matinee – Copacabana At Farmingdale Public Library
Info: It’s a musical about a two-bit theatrical agent who gets his client two singing jobs at the same nightclub, hoping for a double commission.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM at Farmingdale Public Library, 116 Merritts Road, Farmingdale – (516) 249-9090


Who:  Grande Festa Italiana At North Hempstead Beach Park
Info: It’s the largest and oldest feast on Long Island complete with rides, games, food and live entertainment. Casino and fireworks is also available on Sunday night. The feast continues through Sept. 8.
Cost: Free Event; $25 For Rides All Night
Time & Place: 6PM to 11PM at North Hempstead Beach Park, 175 West Shore Road, Port Washington – (516) 767-3123

Who: New York Documentary Film Premiere At Hyatt Regency Long Island
Info: After winning both the Best Student Film and Audience Choice Awards at its debut at The Green Lens Environmental Film Festival Filtering Futures: A Story of Long Island Livelihood and Shellfish is on to its New York Premiere on Long Island.
Cost: $10
Time & Place: 3PM at Hyatt Regency Long Island, 1717 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge  


Who: Toy & Collectable Auction At Sayville Republican Club
Info: Stop by and check out this monthly toy/collectable auction complete with vintage toys, games, action figures, coins, comics, sports cards, Star Wars, die-cast, dolls, glasses, autographs and much more! Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM to 9:30PM at Sayville Republican Club, 80 N. Main Street, Sayville – (631) 875-2759  

Who: Warrior Visions Exhibit At Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum
Info:  The exhibit Warrior Visions is a collection of art and photography of the late Jason “Tek” King. The multimedia exhibit includes photographs, paintings and a clothing series paying tribute to the struggles and legacy of the American Indian.
Cost: $8 For Adults, $5.50 For Seniors And Students, $4.75 For Children 5-12
Time & Place: 11AM to 5PM at Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum, 100 Montauk Highway, Southampton – (631) 287-4923

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