Hot Spots: Musical Performances, Fall Festivals and More in the Latest Weekend Watch

Check out all the end-of-the week entertainment options on Long Island, from musical performances, theater, fall festivals to more!

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The weather has been seemingly mild this fall. Enjoy it while it last with nightlife fun and more on Long Island! Check out the end-of-the-week entertainment and activities to do, including the Light the Night Walk, fall festivals, fairs, and musical and theatrical performances here!


Who: Light The Night Walk At Eisenhower Park
Info: Join the walk to show support and raise money towards the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s mission. Champions For Cures will carry illuminated balloons for survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of loved ones lost to cancer.
Time & Place: 5PM at Eisenhower Park, 1899 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow – (631) 370-7540

Who: Joan Rivers At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: Come out to enjoy a night of stand-up comedy with Joan Rivers who’s been dubbed the “post-menopausal Lenny Bruce.”
Cost: $39.50 to $49.50
Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (516) 247-0800

Who: John Lennon Re-Imagined: The Beatles And The Solo Years At Suffolk Theater
Info: This performance features The Nutopians. It celebrates John Lennon’s genius and artistry with remarkably fresh treatments of some of his best known Beatles and solo years’ song compositions.
Cost: $35 For Advance Ticket, $45 At The Door
Time & Place: 8PM, The Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343


Who: Montauk Fall Festival And Fireworks At Montauk Village Green
Info: This two-day event is filled with clam chowder tasting contest, the farmers market, pumpkin decorating, pony rides, local wine, arts contest and activities for kids, live music and much more! Also enjoy a fireworks show presented at Grucci tonight (rain date Oct. 13).
Time & Place: 11AM to 5PM, 7PM Fireworks, Montauk Village Green, 742 Montauk Highway, Montauk – (631) 668-2428

Who: The Sound Of Music At Take One Performance Arts
Info:  Enjoy musical classics by Rodgers and Hammerstein based on the life of the Von Trapp family in Nazi-occupied Austria.
Cost: $22, $16 For Seniors and Students
Time & Place: 8PM at Take One Performing Arts, 1021 Portion Road, Ronkonkoma – (631) 569-2148

Who: Brian Wilson At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: He formed the Beach Boys in 1961 and has since been highly regarded as one of the greatest American composers of popular music in the rock era. Enjoy a performance with Brian Wilson and supporting acts with Jeff Beck.
Cost: $59.50 to $89.50
Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre At Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (516) 247-5200


Who: Long Island Pet Reptile Expo
Info: This expo features thousands of live pet reptiles and amphibians for display and sale. Get up close to turtles, snakes, lizards, frogs and tarantulas.
Cost: $9 For Adults, $4 For Kids 7-12
Time & Place: 9AM to 3PM at Huntington Hilton Hotel, 598 Broad Hollow Road (Rt. 110), Melville – (845) 526-4845

Who: Oceanside Country Fair
Info: This fair features dozens of vendors exhibiting handcrafted items, jewelry, accessories, clothing, home décor and many other unique gifts. Your purchase will support small local businesses and community organizations.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 10AM to 6PM at Schoolhouse Green, Foxhurst Road & Long Beach Road, Oceanside – (516) 442-6000

Who: Pinocchio At BroadHollow Theatre At Elmont
Info: In this performance, old Italy comes to life. Enjoy a musical adaptation of the classic tale of the wooden puppet who yearns to become a real boy.
Cost: $10
Time & Place: 12PM at BroadHollow Theatre at Elmont, 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont – (631) 581-2700

To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the Events Calendar, or, head over to our Nightlife Section for Happy Hour Happenings all week long! If you're looking for some local insight on the best things to do on LI, or want to share your favorite Nightlife Hot Spots, check out the Nightlife Forum, and see what the locals have to say!