licvb.jpgHauppauge, NY -- Long Island comes to life in the fall with a full bounty of fairs and festivals highlighting the season and the harvest. There's a lot to celebrate, from an oyster fest, pickle fest, Mozart Fair and Maritime Fest to scary Halloween and pumpkin fairs, a traditional boat burning and early holiday light shows and festivities. For a free Travel Guide call 1-877-386-6654 or visit www.discoverlongisland.com for more information about the following and other fall events. Date: 9/19/09 - 9/20/09 Pirate Festival Join us (dressed in your pirate best) as a multitude of Cutthroat Pirates descend upon Long Island at the Brookhaven Amphitheater. Please call for times Brookhaven Amphitheater Art & Cultural Center at Bald Hill 1 Bicycle Path Farmingville, NY 11738 Phone: (631) 732-4011 $10 Date: 9/19/09 - 11/1/09 Harvest Festival Hayride Hoedown Every Saturday and Sunday from Sept. 19th to Nov. 1st. Spend the most exciting time of year - HARVEST - with Palmer Vineyards and receive a free hayride with the purchase of a glass of wine or Kool-Aid for the kids. With live music from 1 pm -5 pm. No reservations required/ rain or shine. 11:00am - 6:00pm Palmer Vineyards 180 Sound Avenue Aquebogue, NY 11931 (631) 722-WINE office@palmervineyards.com www.palmervineyards.com Complimentary Admission Date: 9/19/09 Kite Festival The Long Island Maritime Museum presents a Kite Flying Contest. Come and make your own kites. Watch professional kite flyers and chance to win prizes. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Long Island Maritime Museum 86 West Avenue West Sayville, NY 11796 (631) HISTORY limaritimemuseum@aol.com www.limaritime.org $2.00 per person Date: 9/19/09 - 9/20/09 Maritime Festival Parade (noon Sat. only), vendors, music, traditional arts & crafts demonstration, Captain Kid's Alley, old-fashioned games, kayak derby, whale boat races, dancing. 11:00am-5:00pm Village of Greenport (Please call for location information)  (631) 477-2100 This is a free event Date: 9/20/09 Long Island Apple Festival Activities will include colonial games such as a "tug-o-war," the opportunity to create an apple-head doll, pony rides and apple relay races. A food historian will conduct an open-hearth colonial cooking demonstration, and traditional music. 11:00 am- 4:00 pm Sherwood-Jayne House 55 Old Post Road East Setauket, NY (631) 692-4664 Website: www.splia.org/museum_sherwood.html Please call for fees Date: 9/20/09 West Islip County Fair West Islip Library presents the Annual Fair which will feature, 300 craft vendors, food, music, petting zoo, pony rides, castle bounce, and clowns. The rain date is September 27, 2009. 11:00 am - 5:00 pm West Islip Library Higbie Lane and Montauk Highway West Islip, NY 11795 (631) 422-8943 This is a free event Date: 9/21/09 Antiques & Auto Street Fair Annual show & sale with more than 70 exhibitors, sponsored by the United Community Fund of Great Neck. 8:00am - 4:00pm Great Neck Plaza Great Neck, NY 11020 (516)868-2751 $10.00 early admission 8-9am, $5.00 9-4pm. Date: 9/25/09 - 9/28/09 Long Island Fair Recreated 19th century county fair features prize-winning vegetables, flower and crafts displayed in the replica of 1866 Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall. Farm animals, poultry, brass band concerts, traditional music, historic carousel, children's games, wagon rides, pony rides, craft demonstrations, magic shows, puppet shows, interactive farm display, good food, corn husking and crosscut sawing contests. 10 am - 5 pm Old Bethpage Village Restoration Round Swamp Road Old Bethpage, NY 11804 (516) 572-8400 Adults: $10 Children: $7 Date: 9/26/09 Rock the Harvest Festival  The Harvest Festival is back. Three bands, Pindar wines, good food and of course good friends! Rain date is 10/3/2009. 12 noon - 5 pm Pindar Vineyards Main Road Peconic, NY 11958 (631) 734-6200 www.pindar.net Wine club members $10 per person Adults: $20 per person Children: Free Date: 9/26/09 Wildwood Fall Festival Family oriented fall event with pony rides, funny fotos, environmental displays, pie eating contest, craft vendors, and much more. 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Wildwood State Park Beach Hulse Landing Road Wading River, NY 1179 (631) 929-4314 www.nysparks.state.ny.us/park This is a free event Parking fee: $6.00 Date: 9/26/09 - 9/27/09 Garlic Festival 6th annual! Celebrate the wonder of Garliciana Organic foods and local agriculture, foods crafts, live music and just plain garlic Farm tours and hayrides along with pony rides and petting zoo. 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Garden of Eve 4558 Sound Avenue Riverhead, NY 11901 Garden of Eve (631) 523-6608 Website: www.gardenofevefarm.com Adults: $2.00 Children: $2.00 Date: 9/26/09 Pickle Festival Greenlawn-Centerport Historical Association's annual pickle festival features homemade pickles, jams, jellies, farm grown vegetables, baked goods & family activities. 11:00 am - 4:00 pm John Gardiner Farm 900 Park Avenue Greenlawn, NY 11740 (631) 754-1180 Adults: $2.00, Children: under 12 years old free Date: 9/26/09 Long Island Naturally Environmental Fair Environmental fun & learning includes exhibits, games community yard sale, demonstrations of environment-friendly practices, folk music, and safari to discover the local wildlife. Rain Date: Sept. 28th. 11:00 am - 4:30 pm Manor Farm Manor Rd. Huntington, NY 11743 (516) 938-6152 This is a free event Date: 9/26/09 Fall Fair Features used furniture, electronics & household items, fresh cheese & produce, baked goods, jewelry, children's clothing, books & toys, movies, music, flowers & plants & silent auction (begins at 11:00am), lunch served 11:30am-2:00pm 10:00 am - 4:00 pm United Methodist Church 180 West Neck Rd. Huntington, NY 11743 (631) 427-0326 Please call for fees Date: 9/26/09 - 9/27/09 Long Island International Arts Festival Come and enjoy the Long Island International Arts Festival in the highest quality of fine arts locations. Please call for times Eisenhower Park Hempstead Turnpike East Meadow, NY 11554 (516) 572-0348 www.nassaucountyny.gov Please call for fees Date: 9/27/09 Americana Fest Musical entertainment, children's activities & rides, Honor Guard ceremony, hot dogs, hamburgers & other foods included. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church 36 E. John St. Lindenhurst, NY 11757 (631) 226-1274 Adults: $13.00, Children: $7.00 6-12, under 6 free Date: 9/27/09 Chili/Chowder Contest Fun family day with face painting, hot dogs, soda, games for the kids, chili and chowder tasting. 12 noon - 4:00 pm Boardy Barn 270 West Montauk Hwy. Hampton Bays, NY 11946 Hampton Bays Chamber Phone: (631) 728-2211 Adults: $10, Children: $3 Date: 10/2/09 - 10/4/09 Long Island Mozart Festival Chamber Players Int'l will kick off festivities Friday evening with a concert of Mozart Masterpieces. Sat/Sun will begin at 11am featuring day-long pre-concert events including children's activities, dance, fencing, tour of the Gardens, lectures, carriage rides, wine tasting, fool court and more. The Main stage concert will be at 2pm featuring renowned violinists Anna Rabinova and Dmitri Berlinsky, and the LI Mozart Festival Chamber Orchestra. Time: Fri. 8pm, Sat/Sun 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Old Westbury Gardens 71 Old Westbury Road Old Westbury, NY 11568 1-877-444-4488 (516) 333-6807 www.oldwestburygardens.org Adults: tent $25.00 Lawn $10.00 Children: lawn $5.00 Seniors: lawn $7.00 Date: 10/3/09 Valley Stream Fall Festival The festival includes: arts, crafts, gifts, antiques. 11:00 am - 6:00 pm Hendrickson Park Merrick Road Valley Stream, NY 11580 (631) 724-5966 Please call for fees 10/3/09 - 10/4/09 Harvest Festival Crafts fair, pumpkin patch, children's activities, musical entertainment. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Yours, Ours, Mine Community Center 152 Center Lane Levittown, NY 11756 (516) 735-5901 Please call for fees Date: 10/3/09 - 10/4/09 Festival by the Sea Family fun, food, crafts, music, sand castles, and more to enjoy. 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Lido Town Beach Lido Beach, NY 11561 (516) 431-6650 This is a free event Date: 10/3/09 Duck Walk Harvest Festival 2009 Annual Duck Walk Harvest Festival featuring The East End Trio. Groups welcome, please reserve in advance at 631.765.3500 or events@duckwalk.com 12 noon - 5:00 pm Duck Walk Vineyards 231 Montauk Highway Watermill, NY 11976 (631) 726-7555 www.duckwalk.com Please contact for pricing information Date: 10/3/09 Fall Festival at Sagtikos Manor Celebrate our fall festival on the manor grounds where apple orchards were once abandoned. Activities include: hands on crafts, demonstrations of colorful handcrafts, petting zoo, and races. "Milk" the Buttercup cow. Pumpkin painting and miniature horse cart rides (additional fee.) Walk through our decorated Manor House and shop for unique hand made items. 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Sagtikos Manor Montauk Highway between Manor Lane and Gardiner Drive West Bay Shore, NY 11706 (631) 854-0939 marge@sagtikosmanor.com www.sagtikosmanor.com Please call for fees Date: 10/3/09 - 10/4/09 Pumpkin Fest Celebrate fall by joining us at Suffolk County farm for our annual pumpkin fest! Admission includes a pumpkin, wagon ride, crafts, music, children's entertainment, corn maze, games, games and much more. Food and craft vendors on site. All ages. 11:00am - 5:00pm Suffolk County Farm Yaphank, NY 11980 (631) 852-4600 www.cce.cornell.edu/suffolk $10 Date: 10/3/09 - 10/31/09 Annual Fall Festival Pumpkin picking and decorating, 3-D corn maze, haunted house, hayrides, petting zoo, costume contest, most activities geared for 12 or younger. Oct. 4-5 and 11-13. Every Saturday and Sunday in October. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm The Garden Spot 366 Railroad Ave. Center Moriches, NY 11934 The Garden Spot (631) 878-5662 Adults: $5, Children: $15 unlimited rides under 16, Extras: Additional fees apply for 3-D maze and pumpkin picking. Date: 10/3/09 - 10/4/09 Hallockville Fall Festival and Craft Show Craft vendors, music children's activities, food, home baked goods, demonstrations and visit the home. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Hallockville Museum Farm and Folk life Center 6038 Sound Avenue Riverhead, NY 11901 (631) 298-5292 www.hallockville.com Adults: $7, Children: $5 (ages 6-12), Seniors: $5 Date: 10/4/09 West Hempstead Street Fair Arts, crafts, new merchandise, antique. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm West Hempstead Street Fair Nassau Blvd., adjacent to Halls Pond Park West Hempstead, NY 11552 (631) 724-5966 Please call for fees Date: 10/4/09 Sea Cliff Mini Mart 40th Annual Street fair and art festival with more than 200 exhibitors and vendors. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Sea Cliff Mini Mart Sea Cliff Ave. Sea Cliff, NY 11579 (516) 671-0080 Please call for fees Date: 10/4/09 St. James Day Crafts, wares, food and fun for all. Along Lake Avenue. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Lake Avenue St. James, NY 11780 (631)584-8510 No fee Date: 10/10/09 - 10/31/09 Pumpkin Patch Festival Pumpkin picking, storytelling, face painting, entertainment, food. Please call for times Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 3434 Hempstead Tpke. Levittown, NY 11756 (516) 731-7387 Please call for fees Date: 10/10/09 - 10/11/09 Syosset Fall Festival Arts and crafts, gifts, and antiques 11:00 am - 6:00 pm Syosset Rail Road Train Station Syosset, NY 11791 Phone: (631) 724-5966 Website: showtiques.com This is a free event Date: 10/10/09 - 10/11/09 Fall Harvest Festival Country crafts vendors, children's activities, meat shop, cheese, apples, entertainment and the latest in deaf technology and information. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Mill Neck Manor School for Deaf Children Frost Mill Rd. Mill Neck, NY 11765 (516) 922-4100 Please call for fees Date: 10/10/09 - 10/11/09 Deepwells Fall Festival Deepwells presents their fall festival. Please call for times Deepwells Farm County Park Rt.25A Moriches Rd. St. James, NY 11780 (631) 862-6080 Please call for fees Date: 10/10/09 - 10/11/09 Montauk Fall Festival Clam chowder-tasting contest, clam shucking, pumpkin decorating, pony rides, Long Island wine & microbrewery tasting, children's art contest & activities, music, "Cash Catch" raffle, Oktoberfest foods, carousel, roasted corn, crab races, carnival games, fundraising auction for the Montauk Playhouse Community Center. Noon - 5:00pm Montauk Chamber of Commerce 742 Montauk Highway Montauk, NY 11954 (631) 668-2428 www.montaukchamber.com This is a free event/ Fee for some activities Date: 10/10/09 - 10/12/09 Craft as Art Festival The Nassau County Museum of Art presents their 13 annual craft as art festival. The festival will be an exposition and sale of superior quality American fine crafts, elegant gifts. Please call for times Nassau County Museum of Art One Museum Drive Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576 (516) 484-9337 www.nassaumuseum.com $7 Children under 12 are free Date: 10/11/09 Riverhead Country Fair Live entertainment, vegetable decorating contest, carnival rides, arts, farm animals, pony rides and more. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Downtown Riverhead Riverhead, NY 11901 (631)727-1215 www.riverheadcountryfair.com This is a free event Date: 10/11/09 Harvest Festival at Benner's Farm Cider making, folk music, games crafts, homestead arts, storytelling, local produce, food, hay rides and pumpkin picking 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Benner's Farm 56 Gnarled Hollow Road Setauket, NY 11733 (631) 6898172 Adults: $6.00, Children: $5.00 Date: 10/14/09 - 10/18/09 Hamptons International Film Festival Movie stars, awards ceremonies, and great films will all be apart of the 16th Hamptons International Film Festival. Shows will be viewed at various theaters in the Hamptons. Please call for times Various Theaters The Hamptons, NY (631) 324-4600 www.hamptonsfilmfest.org Please call or visit website for prices and more information Date: 10/15/09 - 10/18/09 Bellmore Street Festival The Bellmore is the largest street festival on Long Island. There’s something for everyone at this annual festival; character parade, craft expo, sports expo, demonstrations of all sorts, car show, international foods, entertainment. Carnival rides Thursday and Friday only. Time: Thurs/Fri rides 6 pm -11 pm, Sat/Sun 11am - 11pm Bellmore Railroad Station Sunrise Highway and Bedford Ave Bellmore, NY 11710 (516) 679-1875 This is a free event/ fee for rides Date: 10/16/09 - 10/24/09 Haunted Hangers and Spooky Carousel The Cradle of Aviation museum presents two activities to choose from. The first is Spooky Carousel, featuring the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, a kid friendly event with painting, crafts, trick-or-treating, and carousel rides. The second event is Haunted Hangers. This event is not for the faint of heart. Both of these events are going to be open on the 16 and 17 of October and also on the 23 and 24th of October. Please call for times Cradle of Aviation One Davis Avenue Garden City, NY 11530 (516) 572-4111 Please call for fees Date: 10/16/09 - 10/18/09 Oyster Festival Arts & crafts show, fresh seafood, oyster-eating and -shucking contest, 5K run (Sat.), petting zoo, rides, entertainment, historic tall ships. 11:00 am – 6:00 pm Oyster Bay Waterfront Oyster Bay, NY 11771 (516) 628-1625 www.theoysterfestival.org This is a free event Date: 10/17/09 Fall Freshwater Fishing & Children's Festival Family fishing festival with demonstrations, loaner fishing rods, outdoor exhibits, casting for pumpkins, fly fishing instruction, pony rides, pumpkin decorating, and more. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Hempstead Lake State Park West Hempstead, NY 11552 (516) 766-1029 www.nysparks.state.ny.us/parks/ Adults: $4.00, Children: under 12 FREE, Parking fee: $6.00 Date: 10/17/09 Rockville Centre Fall Festival Arts Crafts Gifts and Antiques 11:00 am - 6:00 pm Rockville Centre Municipal Lot Sunrise Highway/N.Long Beach Road Rockville Centre, NY (631) 724-5966 This is a free event Date: 10/17/09 Historical Society of Massapequa’s Apple Festival 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Old Grace Church Grounds Merrick Road Sedar Shore Drive Massapequa, NY 11758 (516) 799-2023 This is a free event Date: 10/17/09 Apple Festival Pie eating, scarecrow contests, craft fair, apple themed cooking contest, music pony rides, and more. Rain date 10/18 10:00 am - 4:30 pm Islip Grange 10 Broadway Avenue Sayville, NY 11782 (631) 224-5430 This is a free event/ fee for rides Date: 10/17/09 - 10/18/09 Antiques Alley in Oyster Bay Oyster Fest Saturday and Sunday October 17, 18, 2009 (Rain or Shine) How can over 175,000 visitors be wrong? At the Downtown Street location 80 Antiques and Collectibles Exhibitors will join in this annual celebration on Long Island. Invited by the Chamber of commerce to join in this gala event we got an offer we couldn't refuse! Directions: - Long Island Expressway to Exit 41 North, Rt. 106. Continue North 6 miles directly into Town of Oyster Bay. 10:00am - 5:00pm Downtown Oyster Bay Please see description Oyster Bay, NY 11771 (516) 868-2751 www.pekaleshows.com Please Contact for more information Date: 10/18/09 Huntington Historical Society Apple Festival Local Apples, baked goods, cider making, historic craft demonstrations, games, storytelling and historic music. 12 noon - 4:00 pm Kissam House Museum 434 Park Avenue Huntington, NY 11743 (631) 427-7045 This is a free event Date: 10/24/09 Fish Hatchery Fall Fair Exhibits, kid’s games and fishing 10:00 am - 4:30 pm Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium 1660 Route 25A Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724 (516) 692-6768 www.cshfha.org Adults: $6, Children: $4 ages 3-12 Date: 10/24/09 - 10/31/09 1880 Long Island Halloween October 24, 25,31st...Celebrate Halloween as it was done more than 130 years ago. Ghost stories, magic lantern shows, jack-o-lantern carving, tour of haunted buildings and the local grave digger! 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Old Bethpage Village Restoration Round Swamp Road Old Bethpage, NY 11804 (516) 572-8400 Adults: $10, Children: $7 ages 4-14 Date: 10/25/09 Kids Costume On October 10 Valley Stream Historical society presents a Halloween costume contest for kids and adults. The contest will take place at 3pm. One day only! 3:00 pm Valley Stream Historical Society 143 Hendrickson Avenue Valley Stream, NY 11580 (516) 561-2115 This is a free event Date: 10/25/09 Great Neck Plaza Fall Festival The fall festival features arts, crafts, gifts, and antiques. Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm Great Neck Plaza Bond Street Great Neck, NY 11020 (631) 724-5966 This is a free event Date: 10/30/09 Boat Burning The Long Island Maritime Museum presents the Halloween Boat Burning. The boat burning started as a thank you to local residences because they had to endure an increase in traffic and more activity as the museum gained its popularity. Come in costume! 5:00pm Long Island Maritime Museum 86 West Avenue West Sayville, NY 11796 (631) HISTORY www.limaritime.org Please call for fees Date: 10/31/09 - 11/1/09 Halloween Festival NCMA is hosting a Halloween Festival on the grounds Evenings Nassau County Museum of Art One Museum Drive Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576 (516) 484-9228x19 www.nassaumuseum.com Please call for fees Date: 10/31/09 Halloween Festival Costume parade, trick-or-treating and scarecrow display created for annual competition 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Stony Brook Village Center Main Street on the harbor Stony Brook, NY 11790 (631) 751-2244 This is a free event Date: 11/7/09 - 11/8/09 Baldwin Fall Festival The festival will feature arts, crafts, gifts, & antiques. 11:00 am - 6:00 pm Baldwin Railroad Station Sunrise Highway Baldwin, NY 11510 631) 724-5966 This is a free event Date: 11/15/09 Holiday Fun Celebrate the fall and winter holidays with unique ethnic foods and decorations. Armenian, Ukrainian, and American Indian presenters will share their customs along with delicious foods! Funded by NYS Council on the Arts, Folk Arts Division 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages 1200 Route 25A Stony Brook, NY (631) 751-0066 www.longislandmuseum.org Free with admission Date: 11/15/09 Arts and Crafts Holiday Spectacular More than 75 artisans 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Hilton Long Island / Huntington Hotel 598 Broadhollow Road Melville, NY 11747 (631) 724-5966 ContactHiltonLI@sunstonehotels.com Website: www.hiltonlongisland.com Please call for fees Date: 11/21/09 Patchogue Folk Festival The Second Patchogue Folk Festival featuring Judy Collins, Susan Werner, and John Gorka live on the Main Stage with Caroline Doctorow, Johnnie Lee Jordan, Claudia Jacobs, James O'Malley, Hank Stone, Nina Et Cetera, Jay Scott, Johnny Cuomo, and Miles to Dayton in a free special edition of Live in the Lobby at 12 noon. 7:00pm Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts 71 E. Main Street Patchogue, NY 11772 (631) 207-1300 info@patchoguetheatre.com Website: www.patchoguetheatre.com Adults: $35–$75 Date: 11/21/09 - 11/22/09 American Indian Fest Demonstrations of Indian cooking, fire-making, pottery making, films, spear-throwing and more. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Garvies Point Museum & Preserve 50 Barry Drive Glen Cove, NY 11542 (516) 571-8010 knatale@nassaucountyny.gov www.garviespointmuseum.com Adults: $3, Children: $2 Date: 11/21/09 - 11/29/09 1863 Thanksgiving Celebration Demonstrations of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner as prepared in 1863 with historical music each afternoon. Open Nov. 21,22,28,29. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Old Bethpage Village Restoration Round Swamp Road Old Bethpage, NY 11804 (516) 572-8400 Adults: $10, Children: $7 ages 5-12 Date: 11/28/09 - 11/29/09 Deepwells Farms Holiday Fair Come and enjoy the 3rd annual Deepwells Farms holiday fair. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Deepwells Farm County Park Rt.25A Moriches Rd. St. James, NY 11780 (631) 862-6080 12 and younger Free, Adults: $5 Date: 11/28/09 Tree Trimming Event Kick off the holiday season by helping us decorate our holiday tree. 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society, Inc. 4640 Captree Island Captree Island, NY 11702 (631) 321-7028 programs@fireislandlighthouse.com www.fireislandlighthouse.com Please call for fees Date: 11/28/09 Christmas Lighting the Lighthouse The Lighthouse is a blaze of lights. Wonder the park and enjoy the view. This 2nd annual lighting of the lighthouse for the holiday season continues and was a huge success in 2008. Great to see so many folks enjoying the small things in life with enthusiasm. Time is dusk, approximately 4:30 pm and the events for the evening finish up around 7 pm. The holiday lights will stay on until the night of January 2, 2010, a Saturday, which will be your last opportunity to see them until the following year. 4:30pm - 7:00pm Montauk Point Lighthouse Montauk, NY 11954 (631) 668-2428 mcoc@peconic.net www.montaukchamber.com Please Contact for fees Date: 12/2/09 Big Duck Holiday Lighting The Big Duck presents their annual holiday lighting. Please call for time The Big Duck 1012 Flanders Rd. Flanders, NY 11901 (631) 852-8292 www.co.suffolk.ny.us/exec/parks/ This is a free event Date: 12/4/09 - 12/7/09 Dickens Festival Come and enjoy the day at the Dickens Festival. Please call for times Port Jefferson Village Center at Harborfront Park 101- A East Broadway Port Jefferson, NY 11777 (631) 473-5220 rentals@pjvillagecenter.com www.pjvillagecenter.com Please call for fees Date: 12/4/09 Holiday Tree Lighting Family-oriented program. Holiday tree lighting ceremony, festive holiday song sing-a-long, and refreshments. 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park Oakdale, NY 11769 (631) 581-1002 www.nysparks.state.ny.us/ Please call for fees Date: 12/4/09 Holiday Tree Lighting Family-oriented program. Holiday tree lighting ceremony with local elementary school singing festive songs. Refreshments. 6:30pm Orient Beach State Park North Country Road, Route 25 Orient, NY 11957 (631) 323-2440 www.nysparks.state.ny.us/parks/ Please call for fees Date: 12/5/09 East Hampton Village Santa Parade This event takes place on Main Street in East Hampton and starts at 10 am. For more info call 631 324 0362. 10:00 am Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937 (631)324-0362 Please call for more information Date: 12/5/09 Holiday Tree Lighting Family-oriented program. Holiday tree lighting by Santa and his helper, local elementary schools singing festive songs, wagon rides, holiday displays, and fireworks after the tree lighting. 4:15 pm Belmont Lake State Park Sylvan Road North Babylon, NY 11703 (631) 321-3510 www.nysparks.state.ny.us/parks/ Please call for fees Date: 12/5/09 - 12/6/09 Deepwells Holiday Fair Come and enjoy Deepwells Farms 3rd annual holiday fair. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Deepwells Farm County Park Rt.25A Moriches Rd. St. James, NY 11780 (631) 862-6080 Children under 12 Free, Adults: $5 Date: 12/11/09 Holiday Tree Lighting Family-oriented program. Holiday tree lighting by Santa. Patrons can view the first floor of Coe Hall's exquisite interior and enjoy hot cider and view the spectacular poinsettia display in the main greenhouse. 6:00 pm Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park Planting Fields Road Oyster Bay, NY 11771 (516) 922-8600 www.nysparks.state.ny.us/parks/ Please call for fees Date: 12/12/09 Reenactment of Flying Santa Relive this historical event with the Lighthouse Keeper that was here over 50 years ago. Santa arrives at the Lighthouse. 11:30am - 12:30pm Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society, Inc. 4640 Captree Island Captree Island, NY 11702 (631) 321-7028 programs@fireislandlighthouse.com www.fireislandlighthouse.com This is a free event About The Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission The Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission (LICVB&SC) was established in 1979 as the official tourism promotion agency for the destination’s travel and tourism industry. Based on Long Island in Hauppauge, NY, the LICVB&SC contributes to the economic development and quality of life on Long Island by promoting the region as a world-class destination for tourism, meetings and conventions, trade shows, sporting events, and related activities. For more information about Long Island, please contact the Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission by calling 1-877-386-6654 or visit www.discoverlongisland.com.

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