Summertime Fun: Recharge Your Batteries With Our Select Events!

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Commercial Real Estate Agent

The McKenna Team at Keller Williams Realty Homes and Estates wants you to slow down, relax and enjoy the summertime that is upon us. We live in an incredible area rich in culture and nature. Take the time to recharge your batteries this weekend. Here are a few of our favorite events that will be taking place this weekend in our area of Long Island.

 

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Happenings on Main Street: Miles to Dayton – Romantic to Rock

When:                  Friday, August 8th 7 p.m.
Where:                Northport Village Park 

Main Street 

Northport, NY 11731

Price:     Free

Description:        Miles to Dayton performs romantic to rock, followed by Robert Bruey playing soul, Northport Village Park Patio, Northport at the Dock, weather permitting, bring seating, presented by Northport Arts Coalition

Website:              http://northportarts.org

 

 

 

Butterfly House at Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown

 

The Butterfly House

 

When:   Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10-4 p.m.

 

Where:                Sweetbriar Nature Center Monarch butterflies at The Butterfly House at Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown
62 Eckernkamp Dr. 
Smithtown, NY 11787-1739

 

Price:     $5, $3 seniors and children 11 and under

 

Description:        Learn the various stages of the butterfly's life cycle, view butterflies, children will become detectives searching for clues of the butterfly life cycle and color a butterfly to take home.

 

Website:              http://sweetbriarnc.org

 

 

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Full Moon Night Hike

When: Saturday, August 9th, 8-9:30 p.m.
Where:                Quogue Wildlife Refuge Full Moon Nature Walk

3 Old Country Rd. 
Quogue, NY 11959

Price:     $5

Description:        Nighttime hike through the forest up to North Pond, look and listen for nocturnal creatures; program for adults and families with children over 8, reserve

Website:              http://quoguewildliferefuge.org/

 

 

Chicken Hill Exhibit

When:   Sunday, August 10th,  1-4 p.m.

 

Where:                Three Village Historical Society 
93 N. Country Rd. 
Setauket, NY 11733

 

Price:     $8, $5 children 12 and under (both include admission to SPIES exhibit)

 

Description:        Exhibit about Chicken Hill and its development. At Setauket, the Chicken Hill neighborhood was a multi-national, multi-religious polyglot combining Eastern and Southern Europeans with Native Americans and African Americans. Its origins were mid-nineteenth century. It persisted until the early 1960’s when suburban development overtook the Three Villages.

 

 

Website:              http://tvhs.org

 

 

 

 

 

SPIES! Exhibit

When:                  Sunday, August 10th, 1-4 p.m.

 

Where:                Three Village Historical Society 
93 N. Country Rd. 
Setauket, NY 11733

 

Price:     $5

 

Description:        Learn how a group of Long Island patriots helped George Washington win the revolution with a docent tour featuring simulating games, historical documents and records and tours. This interactive exhibit presents the little-known Culper Spy Ring that was active during the American Revolution from 1778 to 1781. George Washington suffered heavy losses at the beginning of the war for independence from the British. He soon realized that credible information about British troop movements was vital in preparing a successful campaign. After the capture of Nathan Hale, Washington asked Major Benjamin Tallmadge, his Chief of Intelligence, to organize a spy ring, now known as the Culper Spy Ring.

 

Website:              http://threevillagehistoricalsociety.org

 

Rock and Roll Car Show

 

When:   Sun. 8/10 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

Where:                Smithtown Historical Society 

239 Middle Country Rd. 
Smithtown, NY 11787-2142

 

Price:     $5 spectators; car entry: $15 advance, $20 day of show

 

 

Description:        Judged show, 13 classes, hosted by the Fabulous 50s and 60s Nostalgia Car Club

 

 

Website:              http://www.smithtownhistorical.org/

 

 

 

Down the Ways: The Wooden Ship Era Walking Tour

When:   Sunday, August 10th 2 p.m.
Where:                Setauket Dock 

Shore Road 
East Setauket, NY 11733

Price:     $5

Description:        Guided tour with historian Beverly Tyler explores the history of shipbuilding in Setauket, NY. Guests will learn about shipbuilders, ship captains, and families prominent in Setauket’s Maritime history.  Discover how the shipbuilding industry influenced the development of roads and homes on Dyers Neck. This tour will be conducted at low tide so that the bones of the schooners will be uncovered in Scott’s Cove. This Three Village Historical Society walking tour is designed for students, families and adults. Please arrive 5 minutes prior to the start time listed to ensure a prompt start. Tour lasts approximately one and one half hours.  All tours are $5.  Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time.  No reservations are necessary.

 

Website:              http://www.threevillagehistoricalsociety.org/

 

The McKenna Team of Keller Williams hopes that you take the time to enjoy life on Long Island in the Summertime this weekend. Please know that we are here to serve all of your Real Estate needs. If you or someone you know is in the market to buy or sell a home, we sincerely appreciate and welcome all referrals. Call Keller Williams Realty Homes and Estates at 631-675-0770 and ask for The McKenna Team.

If you have an event that you would like included in our Weekend on Long Island guide please let us know.

We will be glad to include it in upcoming issues.

 

 

 

 

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