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.
Bob Seger(Credit: AP / Wade Payne)
Why: Bob Seger live with the Silver Bullet Band.
When: Fri. 12/19, 8 p.m.
Where: Madison Square Garden
How much: $40.50-$105.50
Jana Kramer(Credit: Getty Images / Christopher Polk)
Why: Jana Kramer of "One Tree Hill" is climbing the country charts. See her perform live at Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall.
When: Fri. 12/19, 2 p.m., 9 p.m.
Where: Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh
How much: $15
Theresa Caputo(Credit: TLC)
Why: Theresa Caputo performs live at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury.
When: Fri. 12/19, 8 p.m.; Sat. 12/20, 8 p.m.
Where: NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury
How much: $59.50, $79.50
Families and Their Four-Legged Friends(Credit: Gary Mamay)
Why: Art exhibit reveals Dina Maxwell's contemporary impressions of Southampton's landscapes, Long Island beach scenes, horses and dogs.
When: Fri. 12/19; Sat. 12/20; Sun. 12/21, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Rogers Mansion, Southampton
How much: $4, free for children
Nassau County Christmas Village(Credit: iStock)
Why: Held on Milburn Lake behind the Coral House, activities include bounce castle, fire pit with s'mores, arts in crafts in a heated tent, holiday music, horse and buggy rides and more.
When: Fri. 12/19, 4-8 p.m.; Sat. 12/20, Noon-8 p.m.; Sun. 12/21, Noon-6 p.m.
Where: Coral House, 70 Milburn Ave., Baldwin
How much: Free
'Cirque le Masque: Noel'(Credit: Gateway Playhouse)
Why: Holiday-themed modern circus performed by Cirque le Masque features acrobats and aerialists highlighting feats of strength, precision, timing and focus..
When: Fri. 12/19, 8 p.m.; Sat. 12/20, 3 p.m., 8 p.m.; Sun. 12/21, 2 p.m., 7 p.m.
Where: Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main St., Patchogue
How much: $50-$89
Long Island Collects the Arts of China(Credit: M.Bodycomb 2014 / Michael Bodycomb)
Why: Admire Chinese art in a variety of media from the holdings of Long Island collectors.
When: Fri. 12/19; Sat. 12/20; Sun. 12/21, 11 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Where: Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor
How much: $10, $8 seniors, $4 students and children
Holiday on Ice(Credit: Cathryn Schwab)
Why: Figure skating show, presented by the students from Town's Ice Skating Program.
When: Sat. 12/20, 6 p.m.
Where: Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center, Stewart and Cherry Avenues, Bethpage
How much: Free
Eat, Drink and Be Sparkling(Credit: MORGUEFILE)
Why: Each week, Sparkling Pointe will feature a different signature sparkling wine paired with a seasonal flavors prepared by a local restaurant. These food pairings are available by advanced reservation only.
When: Sat. 12/20, Noon-5 p.m.
Where: Sparkling Pointe, 39750 County Rd. 48, Southold
How much: $15-$80
Ho Ho Ho Holiday Run(Credit: Handout)
Why: Check in and registration for the 5K holiday run begins 7:30 a.m. and the race begins at 9:30 a.m. on Broadway in front of the Bethpage Middle School.
When: Sat. 12/20, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Broadway, Bethpage
How much: $21 in advance, $25 day of
'Cracked'(Credit: Melissa Bartucci)
Why: The world premiere of "Cracked" is billed as a new take on Tchaikovsky's holiday classic.
When: Sat. 12/20, 2 p.m., 7 p.m.; Sun. 12/21, Noon, 5 p.m.
Where: Chaminade High School, 340 Jackson Ave., Mineola
How much: $25-$65
Collectibles Show(Credit: Morgue File)
Why: Collectibles show including sports cards, crafts, souvenirs, collectibles, DVDs, coins, toys, records, die-cast, comics, sports memorabilia, posters, autographs, pictures, Star Wars, and more.
When: Sun. 12/21, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: VFW Post 4927, 31 Horseblock Rd., Centereach
How much: Free
Matisyahu(Credit: Invision for Park City Live / Barry Brecheisen)
Why: Matisyahu will perform live as part of his Festival of Light Tour.
When: Sun. 12/21, 8 p.m.
Where: The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington
How much: $25-$55