It is officially autumn, which means there’s a ton of amazing events happening to get you and your family in the spooky, harvest, or cozy season. Put on a flannel, grab a pumpkin latte, and …
It is officially autumn, which means there’s a ton of amazing events happening to get you and your family in the spooky, harvest, or cozy season. Put on a flannel, grab a pumpkin latte, and check out some of these awesome events.
Bats & Brews Benefit
Saturday, Oct. 15
7 - 11 p.m.
Seatuck hosts this popular event at the Scully Estate in Islip each year. The night will feature local craft beer, live music, beer-friendly food stations and a wine bar. The bat lecture will be presented by Dr. Joanna Coleman, an assistant professor in the department of biology at Queens College, City University of New York. If you’re unable to make it to the event, Seatuck is also offering an at-home sampler option that features a four-pack of craft beer, a Bats & Brews taster glass, and a Seatuck tote. For more information or to purchase tickets visit https://seatuck.org/bats-and-brews/.
Islip Main Street Fall Festival
Sunday, Oct. 16
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (rain or shine)
South Bay Avenue to Smith Avenue
In association with Clearview Festival Productions, the Islip Fire Department Hook & Ladder Co. 1 will be sponsoring their annual Main Street Festival. The event will feature vendors, entertainment, raffles and prizes.
Brightwaters Farms Fall Harvest
Saturday Oct. 1 - Sunday, Oct. 30 (weekends and Columbus Day only)
Twenty-dollar admission to the farm includes unlimited hayrides, farm playground, live entertainment with Zippy the clown, face painting, cartoon characters, animal viewing, magic show, rubber duck races, strong man challenge, pumpkin pitch bean bag toss and farm pit stop challenge. For more information visit https://www.brightwatersfarms.com/.
Native American History Month celebration
Saturday, Nov. 12
Connetquot State Park
Friends of Connetquot State Park Preserve will be showing the movie “Conscience Point” and the Montaukett Women Circle Dancers will be performing traditional dances. For more information or to register visit friendsofconnetquot.org.
Shades of Autumn at the West Islip Library
Sunday, Oct. 16
Acclaimed international concert violinist Dr. David Podles will be on hand to play music that is reminiscent of the crisp morning air and the changing color of leaves. He will perform music from four different genres including folk, pop, classical and jazz. Enjoy an afternoon of listening to the sounds of the season.
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