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Labor Day kicks off the week in high gear on Long Island!

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Labor Day kicks off the week in high gear on Long Island! On Monday, enjoy festivals with shopping opportunities for hand-made crafts, great food, live music and more. On Tuesday, enjoy a night of theater featuring “Phantom” and a hockey game for the positionto the Divisional Championship with Suffolk County Hockey League. By midweek, enjoy the largest and oldest feast on Long Island where you can jump on as many rides as you want all night for $25 and a baseball game between the Long Island Ducks and Somerset Patriots. Come Thursday, spot vintage toys and collectibles at an auction and head to Tap & Barrel for its Trivia night. Check out the details below!


Who: Seaford Fall Festival at Seaford Train Station
Info: The spacious lot of Seaford Railroad Station is complete with fun shopping opportunities for the Seaford Fall Festival. You’ll find hand-made crafts, jewelry, bags, clothing, sports memorabilia, specialty food and more.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 11AM to 6PM at Seaford Train Station at Sunrise Highway, Seaford – (631) 724-5966

Who: Mother Cabrini Festival at Suffolk Community College
Info: The large Italian feast is presented by The Giuseppe A. Nigro Lodge and Order of The Sons of Italy. It’s like Little Italy coming to Long Island with its ¼ mile food promenade, live music, thrill rides and more. Today is the feast’s final day.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: Opens at 3PM, Suffolk Community College, 1001 Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood – (516) 455-3179


Who: Venom vs Honey Badgers Compete for the Divisional Championship
Info: Enjoy a game of ice hockey between Venom and Honey Badgers as they complete for the position to the Divisional Championship with Suffolk County Hockey League.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 11PM at The Rinx (North Rink), 660 Terry Road, Hauppauge – (631) 457-2848

Who: “Phantom” at Gateway Playhouse
Info: Following the novel, The Phantom of the Opera, enjoy an evening of it at the theater. It continues to play at the Gateway Playhouse through Sept. 9.
Cost: $54
Time & Place: 8PM at Gateway Playhouse, 215 South Country Road, Bellport – (631) 286-1133


Who: 33rd Annual Grande Festa Italiana at North Hemstead Beach Park
Info: It’s known as the largest and oldest feast on Long Island, put together by The John Michael Marino Lodge #1389 and Port Washington Order Sons of Italy in America. There will be rides and games for all ages, great Italian food and other ethnic foods, gambling, craft vendors and more. The feast continues to run through Sept. 9.
Cost: Free Event and rides all night for $25
Time & Place: 6PM to 11PM at North Hempstead Beach Park, 175 West Shore Road, Port Washington

Who: Long Island Ducks vs. Somerset Patriots for Game 3 of 3
Info: Enjoy of night of baseball in a game of the Long Island Ducks vs. the Somerset Patriots.
Cost: $11 to $15
Time & Place: 6:30PM at Bethpage Ballpark, 3 Court House Drive, Central Islip – (631) 940-DUCK


Who: Toy & Collectible Auction By Milo Toys & Collectibles
Info: Whether you’re into vintage toys, games, action figures, comics, sports cards, die-cast cars, dolls or other types of toys, don’t miss out on this auction. It’ll have it all!
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 4PM to 7PM for Preview and 7PM for Auction at the Sayville Republican Club, 80 North Main Street, Sayville – (631) 875-2759

Who: Trivia Thursday at Tap & Barrel
Info: Play trivia games in teams of 6 people. The winning team gets free beer from the microbrew pub. It also offers tap specials tonight.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 9PM to 11PM at Tap & Barrel, 558 Smithtown Bypass, Smithtown – (631) 780-5474

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