Fall Festivals, Endless Entertainment, News & More in September 20th's Newsletter!

This weekend is filled with all sorts of fall fun, festivals, and more - here's the scoop!




This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
September 20th
, 2013
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Jamboozi Festival
Next Sunday, September 29th, you won't want to miss the Jamboozi Festival at the Vanderbilt Museum in Centerport - it's sure to be a day packed with great music, fun, and more!

Featuring live painting and live music overlooking the Long Island Sound, the Jamboozi Festival is one of the most unique music/art-infused events to come to Long Island this Fall.

Tickets are only $15 for adults, $5 for kids 12 & under, and admission is free for kids 5 and under!
For more information,
please visit their website
or call 631-261-2941.
Dear Long Islander,
It looks like we're in for another beautiful weekend of Fall weather, Long Island! Luckily, there are plenty of great ways to enjoy it - including a variety of events, such as Greenport's Maritime Festival out on the East End, a memorial poker run, music festivals, a pet parade, and more! Be sure to check out all the details on these great events (below), or head to the LongIsland.com Things to Do Section for some seasonal inspiration - we've got the scoop on apple picking, fall festivals, and all the family fun you've been looking forward to all season long!
The 24th Annual Greenport Maritime Festival
Head out to Greenport This Weekend, Sept 20th-22nd for Fabulous Fun!
Ahoy! The 24th annual Greenport Maritime Festival kicks off the weekend of Sept. 20th with the arrival of the Tall Ships on Friday. Visitors can tour these marvelous vessels throughout the weekend. The Maritime Festival attracts tens of thousands of visitors from the tristate area. From an old fashioned hometown parade, to family-friendly Pirate Show and crafts, to wonderful shopping provided by our local merchants and visiting artisan/craft vendors, there is something for everyone to enjoy at the Festival. You may even cruise to "Bug Light", our very own lighthouse! So join us in celebrating our rich maritime history, unique to the East End of Long Island. Looking forward to seeing you there matie!
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-766-6537.
Hot Off the Presses
Great Long Island Attractions Opening & Closing for the 2013 Season
Be Sure to Visit Your Favorite Hot Spots Before the End of the Season!
As the summer comes to an end, many attractions on Long Island will be closing up for the season - but not to worry, we can help you make sure you visit all of your favorite hot spots just one last time before the season ends! Many attraction are outdoors and the facilities are unusable in the colder weather, which is right around the corner. So, in the next few weeks, be sure to take the opportunity to stop by these locations on the Island, and make the most out of the fading warm weather that we've been enjoying all September long. These are some of our favorites, and they'll surely be missed until they reopen in the Spring.
To Read the Story in Full, & Get the Scoop on Your Favorite Spots, Click Here!
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This Week's Local News Brought to You By:
WineUDesign Invites You to Thier Fall Open House
Join WineUDesign This Saturday & Sunday from 11AM - 4PM!
Bring your friends and family to a fun-filled day of delicious wine while walking through WineUDesign's grounds during their September Open Houses! If you have not been to their unique facility, now is your chance. Make your own wine on one of the following dates: September 21st, & 21nd. All open houses will be held from 11:00 - 4:00, and are sure to be a blast. If you've got a passion for wine, what are you waiting for? Give WineUDesign a call to reserve a spot today!
For more information, please check out their Event Listing, or call 516-939-9463.
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
24th Annual Greenport Maritime Festival
Are you a boat lover? Head on down to the 24th Annual Greenport Maritime Festival this weekend, Friday, September 20th, through Sunday, September 22nd! This fun weekend will feature an old fashioned hometown parade, a family-friendly Pirate Show and crafts, and wonderful shopping provided by local merchants and visiting artisan/craft vendors! The festival is free and will be held in Greenport Village. Don’t miss this fantastic weekend of maritime fun!

Pet Parade to Benefit SCCADV
Calling all pet lovers! Come down to the Pet Parade to Benefit SCCADV this Saturday, September 21st, from 9AM-12PM. Admission is $10 and all money will go towards the Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The parade will include prizes, costume contest, goody bags, vendors and more! The parade will start at the Congregational Church of Patchogue. Head down for a fun morning for a good cause!

Fighting 4 TJ Memorial Poker Run
Head down to the Elks Lodge this Saturday, September 21st from 9AM-3PM for the Fighting 4 TJ Memorial Poker Run! The event will begin at the Lodge in Riverhead where you can pick up your first card and start your journey of picking up cards and enjoying complimentary refreshments. Finish off the run back at the Elk’s Lodge with a BBQ, raffle, and much more! Admission is $20 The Fighting 4 TJ Memorial was established at first to help defer the cost of cancer care while he fought against stage 4 metastatic lung cancer. Sadly he lost that battle on September 3rd and the event has become a memorial being held in his honor along with a Run to pay for expenses incurred while being hospitalized for the last 9 days of his life. Don’t miss the chance to help out this family!

2013 Long Island Heart Walk
Head down to Jones Beach this Sunday, September 22nd, for the Long Island Heart Walk! Registration and donation turn in will begin at 8:30 AM and the Walk will begin at 10:00 AM. There is a $10 minimum donation, check out the website to see their goal! Come walk with family and friends to show your support for this great cause!

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This Week's Events Brought to You By:
The 4th Annual Over 50 Fair Comes to Long Island
Head Over to the Melville Marriott September 29th from 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Come spend the day at the 4th Annual Over 50 Fair, a celebration of life on Long Island for adults age 50+, happening at the Melville Marriott next Sunday, September 29th, from 10 AM - 4:30 PM. The event will offer 30 classes including 2 comedy shows, Zumba, the scoop on social media, yoga, weight loss, bio-identical hormones, essential oils, long term care, and the latest iPad apps. Enjoy 90 diverse exhibitors including medical & dental products and services, nutrition, living arrangements, massage, financial services, jewelry, education, hand reflexology, and even psychic readings! You won't want to miss out on any of the great freebies available throughout the day, including: valet parking, meditation classes all day, food samples, credit counseling, and health screenings. Tickets are $6 in advance at our website, $8 at the door, and free for Veterans. $2 off the online ticket price by using coupon code "LI". And don't forget - 60 is the new 50 - so come out and join us for this great day of fun and entertainment!
For more information,
please visit their website, or call 516-621-1446.
Thank you for reading - If you find this newsletter helpful, make sure to forward it to friends, relatives and fellow Long Islanders. Have a happy and safe weekend and tell 'em you read about it in the LongIsland.com Newsletter!
The LongIsland.com Team



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