This weekend, Long Island is complete with musical performances, partying, theatrical performances, comedy and festivities! For your Friday night, head over to Mulcahy’s Pub for $2 Bud Lights and a live performance with acoustic trio Hat Trick. Doc’s/Millennium Parties will also host a singles night at Douglaston Manor. If you’re looking for entertainment in the theatre, Looking is playing at BayWay Arts Center. For Saturday, comedian Eddie Brill will perform at Dix Hills Performing Arts Center. Arts in the Plaza will also be running at Kennedy Plaza and Smithtown Township Arts Council will have its third annual fall festival concert series. Come Sunday, Gypsy Felons is playing live at the Lizard Lounge. The Gardens City South Street Fair and the 23rd Annual Long Island Apple Festival at Sherwood Jayne Farm also runs on Sunday. Check out the details below!
FRIDAY – SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
Who: Acoustic Trio Hat Trick Performs Live at Mulcahy’s Pub
Info: It’s a special Friday night at Mulcahy’s Pub! Hat Trick will perform live. There will also be two-for-one taps between 3pm to 8pm followed by $2 Bud Lights from 11pm to midnight.
Cost: Free Performance
Time & Place: 9PM at Mulcahy’s Pub, 3232 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh – (516) 826-6857
Who: Doc’s/Millennium Parties Returns to Douglaston Manor For Singles Night
Info: Get ready for a night of partying with Doc’s/Millennium Parties for its singles night at Douglaston Manor. There will be a lavish buffet dinner with Mixed Garden Salad, Penne laVodka, Meatballs, Eggplant Rolatini and Chicken Marsala, dancing and a beautiful patio and bar with free prize raffle. Proper evening attire is required. No jeans, shorts, t-shirts, hats and sneakers.
Cost: $24 Admission
Time & Place: 7:30PM to 12:30AM at Douglaston Manor, 63-20 Marathon Parkway, Douglaston – (718) 279-8596
Who: Looking Playing at BayWay Arts Center
Info: Enjoy a theater performance at BayWay Arts Center! Looking comes from one of Canada’s most popular playwrights with a storyline of four middle-aged singles seeking relationships. It offers a hilarious, yet touching and true-to-life situation of singles and their experiences following a blind date.
Cost: Advanced Purchase $20; $25 Day of Show
Time & Place: 8PM at BayWay Arts Center, 265 E. Main Street, East Islip – (631) 581-2700
SATURDAY – SEPTEMBER 22, 2012
Who: Comedian Eddie Brill Appears at Dix Hills Performing Arts Center
Info: Comedian Eddie Brill has brought laughter to The Late Show with David Letterman as well as served as talent coordinator for the show’s stand-up comedians. His talents and work has brought laughter to audiences at an international level. Come enjoy a night of laughter as Brill’s takes the stage with word play, social commentary and more.
Cost: $20 to $30
Time & Place: 7:30PM to 9:30PM at Dix Hills Performing Arts Center, 305 North Service Road, Dix Hills – (631) 656-2148
Who: Arts In The Plaza at Kennedy Plaza
Info: Come out to Long Beach to enjoy live music while having the chance to shop for handcrafted, original arts and crafts. Arts In The Plaza continues to run every Saturday through October 27.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 10AM to 4PM at Kennedy Plaza, 1 West Chester Street, Long Beach – (516) 507-8383
Who: Fall Festival From Smithtown Township Arts Council
Info: It’s the third annual fall festival concert series by Smithtown Township Arts Council. Attendees can enjoy dancing to a live Latin band. Movement of the People Dance Company will have Bonne Recolte for traditional West African harvest dances, lively and engaging Afro-Brazilian repertoire pieces and Dances of the Orixas and Pagode for community building dances of Brazil. The band Conjunto Sabori will also be there to perform live.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM the Mills Pond Festival Tent, 660 Route 25A, St. James (for GPS: 199 Mills Pond Road) – (631) 862-8675
SUNDAY – SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
Who: The Gypsy Felons Play at The Lizard Lounge
Info: The Gypsy Felons offers an eclectic mix of rock that covers the 60’s to present day. It will also have special guest vocals from Valerie Sauer.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 9PM at The Lizard Lounge, 4589 Sunrise Highway, Bohemia – (631) 259-7143
Who: Garden City South Street Fair
Info: Come out to Garden City to enjoy a day of shopping and specialty foods. The Garden City South Street Fair will be complete with hand-made crafts, jewelry, bags, clothing, sports memorabilia, specialty foods and more.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 10AM to 5PM at The Main Shopping District on Nassau Boulevard, Garden City – (631) 724-5966
Who: 23rd Annual Long Island Apple Festival at Sherwood Jayne Farm
Info: Apple picking season is in and that means Sherwood Jayne Farm is ready to offer family fun with hay rides, fresh apple cider, face painting, colonial games, pony rides, colonial cooking, historic house tours, American Girl doll auction, an apple pie baking contest and more. The festival is sponsored by Homestead Arts, The Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities and the Three Village Historical Society.
Cost: $6 Adults; $4 Senior and Children Ages 2 to 12
Time & Place: 11AM to 4:30PM at Sherwood Jayne Farm, 55 Old Post Road, East Setauket – (631) 692-4664
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