Weekend Guide: Celebrate Long Island in Art

What to do in and around Port Jefferson this weekend.

Whatever is on your mind this weekend with so much going on, we're sure you can find something to do.

Kick off the weekend with some culture. Take a trip to the for the reception of a new exhibit focusing on Long Island in art. Or you can laugh for a good cause at the 3rd annual comedy show to benefit the Response Hotline for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention at .

On Saturday the adults can do some wine tasting at while the kids learn all about magnets at the . Cap off a great weekend in Port Jefferson at the weekly Farmers Market on Sunday. This week, folks will be entertained by Nigel's Acoustic Bridge.

Where/When: , Friday, July 6 at 6 - 9 p.m.

What: Reception for new exhibit celebrating Long Island in art, featuring painting, prints, photographs and memoribilia. New exhibit is open to the public and is sponsored by the Recreation Department of the Village of Port Jefferson and the conservancy. During the reception donated art work will be raffled off. Exhibit is open to the public everyday.

Where/When: , Friday, July 6 at 6 p.m.

What Three hours of unlimited bowling, lights and music.

Price: $12.95

Where/When: , Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m.

What: Third annual comedy show to benefit the Response Hotline for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention. In Memory of Joe Dunlop, a long time boardmember who was killed in a tragic car accident. Event was created by his wife to continue his legacy of support for the agency and hotline that meant so much to him. On July 6th at 7 p.m. there will be a VIP cocktail reception and opening night of the Long Island Comedy Festival at Theatre Three in Port Jefferson.

Price: $75 per person, student $40. Click here to purchase tickets.

Where/When: , Friday, Saturday and Sunday

What: Hear reggae bands all weekend at Tequila Jacks. Therapy Band starts at 8:30 p.m. on Friday. Tribal Legacy on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. and on Sunday it's Next Level beginning at 3 p.m.

Price: Free

Where/When: 25 Crystal Brook Hollow Rd, Mount Sinai, NY, Saturday at 10 a.m.

What: Port Jefferson Volunteer Ambulance is hosting a free community CPR class for anyone who wants to learn CPR and is not a healthcare provider. This course does not offer a completion card but participants will receive a certificate of completion. To register, please visit http://survey.pjvac.org or call (631) 473-2519 X123 and leave your contact information. Class sizes are limited.

Price: Free

Where/When: , Saturday at 3 p.m.

What: Vine 2 Wine will be pouring Javier Sanz Rey Santo Rueda 2011 and Sean Minor Pinot Noir 2009.

Price: Free

Where/When: , Saturday at 1 p.m.

What: Kids construct a compass to use as you navigate through the museum.

Price: $5

Where/When: Parking lot in front of , Sunday at 10 a.m.

What: Listen to the bluegrass and folk music of Nigel's Acoustic Bridge at the Farmers Market.

Price: Free


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