08/23/2014 - 08/24/2014
Sponsor: Long Island Maritime Museum
Address: 88 West Avenue, West Sayville, NY 11796
Children under 5 are free
Started in 1991, the Long Island Maritime Museum's Seafood Festival is held annually, the last weekend of August, and attracts thousands of visitors from throughout the tri-state area who come to enjoy the sights, sounds, tastes and history of Long Island's great south shore. Suitable for the entire family, The Seafood Festival, located on the historic waterfront property of the museum, has grown from a local celebration to one of Long Island's premier summer events. Visitors flock to experience the unsurpassed seafood offerings as well as the many activities offered throughout the weekend. These include live performances on our main stage by several notable acts, children's activities, live pirate shows, public sails aboard our historic Oyster Sloop Priscilla, "Going Green" environmental exhibits and over 50 of the top arts and crafts vendors from around the country. We suggest that you arrive early, stay late - and be prepared to have a spectacular day!
08/23/2014 - 08/23/2014
Sponsor: Old Westbury Gardens
Address: 71 Old Westbury Road , Old Westbury, NY 11568
Admission: $15.00 adult; $12.00 over 62; $7.00 children (ages 7-17) and members; children ages 6 and under free.
Join us for the 54th Annual Scottish Games. With bagpipes, caber tossing, and highland dancing, the Scottish Games is one of the highlights of our season. It is believed that the games were begun by the ancient highland chieftains to help them select the strongest men for their armies. The Long Island Scottish Clan MacDuff, co-host of the event, always provides lots of entertainment during this festival.
Riverhead Railroad Festival
08/23/2014 - 08/24/2014
Dates: Saturday, Sunday
Sponsor: The Railroad Museum of Long Island
Address: 416 Griffing Ave , Riverhead, NY
Admission: $8, children $4
Hamptons Classic Horse Show
08/24/2014 - 08/31/2014
Sponsor: Hampton Classic Horse Show
Address: 240 Snake Hollow Road P.O. Box 3013, Bridgehampton, NY 11932
Phone: 631 537-3177
Admission: Contact for fee
One of the largest hunter/jumper competitions in the country, over 1,600 horses will compete in five show rings. Spectators can enjoy competition, shopping and dining.
Robert J. Bohaty Memorial Antique and Classic Auto Show
Date: Sun. 8/24 8 a.m.-4 p.m..
Address: Heckscher Park, Sabbath Day Path and Route 25A, Huntington
Admission: $5 spectator fee; $20 cars, $15 in advance
Stroll down memory lane at a judged car show that features autos from all eras, starting with Model As and Ts straight up to the muscle cars of the ’70s. Models will be judged in 13 classes with trophies awarded. This year, the Robert J. Bohaty Memorial Antique and Classic Auto Show feature a separate class for trucks and cars after 1985.
Date: Sun. 8/24 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Address: Mastic Beach Marina, 96 Riviera Dr., Mastic Beach
The 10th annual Blue Claw Crab Festival offers more than just blue-claw crabs. Crabcakes, shrimp and clams on the half shell, as well as standard fair food, will be served. Guests can enjoy music, craft vendors, and beer and wine tents.
The McKenna Team of Keller Williams Realty Homes and Estates wants you to get up and get out this weekend on beautiful Long Island. We have so many great things to do. Enjoy what is left of the summer of 2014 and stop over at one or more of these terrific events. If you have an upcoming event that you would like to see included in this blog post please feel free to email us the details at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Keller Williams Realty Homes and Estates at 631-675-0770 and ask for Cynthia McKenna.