Hot Spots: Wining & Dining, Restaurant Week and More in the Latest Weekly Watch

September is complete with entertainment indoors and outdoors on Long Island! Check out the hot spots!

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September is a month where you can enjoy a nice breeze on Long Island! Head outdoors for hiking, the Freeport Nautical Mile Restaurant Week, the Bellmore Street Festival & Carnival and Wine and Dine with Nassau County at Chelsea Mansion! There are also other great activities to take part in like ceramics class, free movie showings at the public library and more local entertainment! Check out the details below!


Who: Hike On Long Island At Northport-East Northport Library
Info: Here’s your chance to learn about the parks and trails on Long Island with Hiker Kevin McCoy. The program also offers information on how to hike safely and photos are available of the variety of hiking trails on Long Island.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM to 8:30PM at Northport-East Northport Library, 151 Laurel Avenue, Northport – (631) 261-6930  

Who: Ceramic Class And Potters Wheel At Stony Brook University
Info: Take up ceramics this season and learn how to use the potters wheel. This five-week class is for beginners and those at the intermediate level. You’ll learn how to throw on the wheel, glaze and surface design on ceramic with Nancy Golder.
Cost: $155 For Five-Week Class, $145 For Stony Brook Staff, $85 Stony Brook Student
Time & Place: 6PM to 8PM at Stony Brook University, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook


Who: The Great Gatsby Playing at Connetquot Public Library
Info: It’s a night at the movies at Connetquot Public Library. Enjoy a screening of The Great Gatsby, which tells the story of a Midwestern war veteran who finds himself drawn to the past and the lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 6PM at Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Avenue, Bohemia – (631) 567-5079

Who: Country Night At The Nutty Irishman Of Farmingdale
Info: It’s Country Night! Enjoy live music, line dancing and great drink specials, including on SoCo and SoCo Lime shots, Pickle Back Shots, PBR Cans, Coors Banquets and Fireball Whiskey Shots.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM to 11PM at The Nutty Irishman of Farmingdale, 323 Main Street, Farmingdale – (516) 293-9700


Who:  Open Mic Night With Chris Hurley At FOUR DOORS Down Sports Bar
Info: Enjoy a fun night of singing and hearing and watching others show off their vocal chops! The night is emceed by Veteran Musician Chris Hurley.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7:30PM  to 11:30PM at FOUR DOORS Down Sports Bar, 10560 Main Road, Mattituck – (631) 298-8311

Who: Nautical Mile Restaurant Week
Info: Freeport’s Nautical Mile Restaurant Week runs through Sept. 22 with 12 restaurants on the popular strip returning after Superstorm Sandy. Enjoy prix fixe 3-course menus with signature dishes. Make reservations now!
Cost: $26 For Prix Fixe 3-Course Meal
Time & Place: By Reservation at Freeport’s Nautical Mile, Freeport


Who: Bellmore Street Festival & Carnival
Info:  The festival runs through Sept. 22. It features 107 exhibits, attractions, fun rides, animal exhibits, live entertainment, sports expo, home expo, an auto show, a petting zoo, character parade, EMS and police demos and over 150 hand craft vendors. The rain date for this event is Oct. 20-21.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 6PM at Bedford Avenue LIR, Bedford Avenue, Bellmore – (516) 785-3216

Who: Wine And Dine With Nassau County At Chelsea Mansion
Info: Enjoy wining and dining at the beautiful Chelsea Mansion! You’ll have a chance to also enjoy jazz music while tasting samples from Nassau’s most popular restaurants. There’s also benefit games for the physically challenged.
Cost: $15
Time & Place: 6PM to 10PM at Chelsea Mansion, 34 Muttontown Lane, East Norwich – (631) 337-1603 

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