Looking for something to do this weekend? From Homecoming games to music festivals, we’ve got a list of enough events to keep you busy all the way through. Check out these happenings in and around your community.
Miller Place - Rocky Point
Live Bands outside (weather permitting) face painting, puppet show, 50/50 raffle, Chinese auction. Is-A-Love Cafe, Sat. 10 a.m.
Rocky Point Farmers Market
Sunday from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m at the intersection of Prince and Broadway.
A new film discussion group has begun at Comsewogue Public Library. Head over Thurs. at 6 p.m. for a viewing of the documentary film Stories We Tell, and a lively, interesting discussion. Refreshments will be served. This program is open to all Suffolk County residents. If students in 9th grade or above wish to attend, they must be with their parent/guardian. Call 631-928-1212 to register or visit their website.
Art in America
Catch an art lecture at the Port Jefferson Library. Art in America: Diego Rivera's Murals will be discussed at 7 p.m. on Thurs.
Swirls and Twirls in Port Jefferson Station will be hosting a fundraising event for the Comsewogue SEPTA on Fri. at 4:30 p.m. Customers will receive 10 percent off their purchase.
26th Annual Country Auction under the tent, rain or shine. 9 a.m. preview, 9:30 for the auction. Port Jefferson Historical Society, 115 Prospect St.
From a liquid to a solid: Explore the physics of phase transitions while making your own batch of ice cream. The Maritime Explorium is open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m every Saturday and Sunday. Batches of ice cream will be made at 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Try an event that is not to be missed. Wine 2 Vine will be conducting a wine and oyster pairing from 1-4 p.m. on Sat. featuring one dozen freshly shucked local oysters and four wines that pair perfectly . 318 Wynn Ln, Port Jefferson.
Port Jefferson Conservancy presents Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Show at PJ Village Center. Limited seating. $65 per person includes buffet dinner by La Parrilla, cash bar and raffles.
The Long Island Marine Museum’s first-ever Harvest and Country Music Festival event will be held Sunday, Oct. 20 starting at 11 a.m. The friendly entertainment including live country music, line dancing, a pumpkin patch, suds and grub and plenty of kids activities including pony rides and a petting zoo. Admission is $8 per person, $5for ages 6 - 16 and free for kids 5 and under. Visit www.limaritime.org or call 631.854.4974 for more information.
The Paws for a Cause- America's Vet Dog 2 mile walk to the bay will take place on Sunday, Oct. 20 with registration starting at 8:30 a.m. behind Blue Point Fire House. The Bayport Blue Point Community Lions Club is sponsoring the eighth annual dog walk to benefit America's Vet Dog which provides wounded veterans with services/guide dogs to improve the quality of their lives. Early registrants will receive a free tee-shirt, registration and continental breakfast. Call 631-363-2058 for additional information or questions.
The Sayville Historical Society's Program will host an "Insight into the Vietnam War” program on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. at the society’s building at 39 Edwards Street, Sayville. The free event features a slideshow presented by Jim Connell when he was stationed in Vietnam in 1967 with the Combined Action Platoon. He'll describe the Marines' mission there and show us what life was like in a Vietnam village.
Festival taking place starting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the 97 Patchogue-Holbrook Rd. school.
Fall festival at the 151 Holbrook Rd. school in Holbrook Saturday at 12 p.m.. Rain date set for Oct. 20.
Take One Performing Arts, 1021 Portion Rd in Ronkonkoma, presents night of songs by The Beatles on Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15.
A ghoulish ride down the Patchogue River combining live actors, filmed footage and element of disorientation from sailing on a boat with windows blacked out sets sail throughout the weekend. Click through for hours and ticket information.
Patchogue American Legion Auxiliary Unit 269 Fall Harvest Dinner Dance
Dinner and dancing event being held at Hagerman Fire Department, 510 Oakdale Ave. in East Patchogue Friday from 6 p.m.-10 p.m.. Includes all you can eat food, and all you can drink beer and wine. Live band is Somewhere in Time. Proceeds go to veterans and troops. Tickets are $30 per person and $15 for children under 13. Information available by calling 631-902-2590.
A Halloween themed show celebrating Christopher L. Hansen's work at Artspace Patchogue, 20 Terry St. in Patchogue, Friday at 7 p.m. See all of his best work new and old, digital and traditional. Along with music from Joe Gigs. This event is free and the artwork is available for purchase.
Film about Freda Kelly, who worked for The Beatles for 11 years (one year longer than when they were together). Film is screening at Plaza Cinema and Media Arts Center, 20 Terry St. in Patchogue, at multiple times. Tickets are $10, $7 with student ID. Click through for showtimes.
Live performances and raffles to support Autism Speaks at Off Key Tikki, 31 Baker Place in Patchogue, Saturday at 1 p.m. Admission is $10 entrance donation. A free gift comes with donations while supplies last.
Event taking place at multiple locations, with the Patchogue location being held at Bobbique, 70 W. Main St. in Patchogue, from 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Comedians Rob Cioffi, Camille Giammarino, Greg Rahner, Cara Amore and Steve GB (as Groucho Marx) to perform at Plaza Cinema and Media Arts Center, 20 Terry St. in Patchogue. Tickets are $12.
PMHS Robotics Team 329 will be hosting a group yard sale on Saturday October 19th at Medford Memorial Park, at the intersection of Route 112 and Oregon Avenue in Medford. All proceeds to benefit FIRST Robotics Team 329 and the FIRST Robotics Program.