Best bets this weekend on Long Island
Looking for something fun to do this weekend on Long Island? We've rounded up the best concerts, fairs and festivals, parties and cultural events going on around Nassau and Suffolk this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We've got you covered: Be sure to check back every Monday afternoon for an early jump on planning your next weekend.
Why: He was seen in "Spring Awakening" and heard in "Frozen," and will now perform at Landmark on Main Street.
When: Fri. 1/30, 8 p.m.
Where: Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington
How much: $47-$52
Rocky Horror Trivia and Costume Party(Credit: JOHN JAY)
Why: Rocky Horror trivia and costume party. Come dressed as a cast member to enter contest. Film will also be shown.
When: Fri. 1/30 8 p.m.
Where: Harmony Vineyards, 169 Harbor Rd., Head of the Harbor
How much: Free
Film: Roy Lichtenstein Tokyo Brushstrokes(Credit: Gordon M. Grant)
Why: Checkerboard Film Foundation presents a rare glimpse into the creation of Roy Lichtenstein's major public sculpture, Tokyo Brushstrokes, from earliest concept drawings to fabrications and installation.
When: Fri. 1/30, 6 p.m.
Where: Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill
How much: $10
The B-52s(Credit: Pieter M. van Hattem)
Why: Surf ("Rock Lobster") and turf ("Love Shack") are on the menu.
When: Fri. 1/30, 8 p.m.
Where: The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury
How much: $35-$75
Seal Walk(Credit: A.H. Kopelman / CRESLI)
Why: Join the Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island team of researchers and volunteers on walks to learn about, observe and photograph seals in the wild.
When: Sat. 1/31 8:30 a.m
Where: Cupsogue Beach County Park, Dune Rd., Westhampton
How much: $5 adults, $3 children under 18
SOUPer Bowl VIII
Why: Buy a spoon and become a taster. Stop at each of the soup stations and receive two ounces of the different soups donated by participating Port Washington restaurants. Vote for your favorite soup. The Port Washington Chamber of Commerce will be collecting non-perishable food which will be donated, along with a portion of proceeds, to the Twin Pines food pantry.
When: Sat. 1/31 Noon-3 p.m.
Where: United Methodist Church of Port Washington, 35 Middle Neck Rd., Port Washington
How much: $7 adults, $3 children under 12
Camp Tekakwitha Traverse(Credit: Dai Dayton)
Why: Moderately-paced 4.5 mile hike with Southampton Trails Preservation Society. See the old girl scout camp with views of Peconic Bay.
When: Sat. 1/31 10 a.m.-Noon
Where: Red Creek Park, 102 Old Riverhead Rd., Hampton Bays
How much: Free
Varietal Perspective Tasting(Credit: Martha Clara Vineyards)
Why: Participants will learn about each varietal, its origin, and how it grows on Long Island. Each person will taste several vintages of each wine with an explanation of the winemaking style utilized to create it.
When: Sat. 1/31 1-2:30 p.m.
Where: Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Ave., Riverhead
How much: $40 in advance
Fingers Metal Shop Live(Credit: Marisol Diaz)
Why: The weekly live music seris bring heavy metal to Amityville.
When: Saturdays, times vary (up 6/24 is Year of The Locust, Beastie N Effect (Beastie Boys tribute), Dragon's Bane and Gutterlife)
Where: Revolution Bar & Music Hall, 140 Merrick Rd, Amityville
How much: $10-$22
South Side Sportsmen's Club Historic House Tours(Credit: Bob Labuski)
Why: Learn about the history of the tavern and the high society of the club now.
When: Sun. 2/1 1-3 p.m.
Where: Connetquot River State Park Preserve, Sunrise Highway, P.O. 505, Oakdale
How much: $4 Adult, $3 children, free for ages under 3, $8 parking fee
Long Beach Polar Plunge(Credit: Newsday / Lorina Capitulo)
Why: Polar bear splash benefiting the Make A Wish Foundation on Super Bowl Sunday, Riverside Boulevard.
When: Sun. 2/1, noon
Where: Long Beach, NY
How much: Free, donations accepted
Jack Hanna's Into the Wild Live(Credit: AP)
Why: Jack Hanna's Into the Wild Live at NYCB Theatre at Wesbury.
When: Sun. 2/1 1 p.m.
Where: NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury
How much: $29.50, $49.50, $59.50