Jul 29, 2014

Summer Music, Summer Festivals

A guide to weekend happenings in and around Glen Cove.

Summer Music, Summer Festivals
This weekend brings a variety of options, both indoor and out, to the Glen Cove area: Here are some highlights:

1. Catch Richie Cannata at Downtown Sounds, the free music series in the Village Square in Glen Cove. Friday at 7:30 p.m.

2. The Morgan Park Summer Music Festival continues Sunday presents "Pastures of Plenty: Tribute to Woody Guthrie in Music and Dance." 7:30 p.m.

3. Syosset's  St. Edward Festival is running at the LIRR station. Friday at 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Games, rides, early childhood "Kiddie Land" and food. Fireworks on Saturday night. 

4. The  Bethpage Chamber of Commerce Fair is open this weekend, including Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m. The event is on Stewart Avenue at  Briarcliffe College for a weekend run. That's convenient from all over.

Single? How about a "Speed Dating Barbeque?" What makes this event a bit different is that it's open to all ages (Many speed dating events restricts age groups.) The event is set for 1:30-5 p.m. Saturday at Whoville, 339 Broadway in Bethpage. The cost is $15.75, includes food and prizes. See  full 

6. Huntington's  Paramount hosts a performance by the Blues Brothers, featuring Dan Akroyd and Jim Belushi, brother of the late great John Belushi. The performance is at 8 p.m. at 370 New York Ave.

7. Locust Valley hosts its last summer movie night Friday with"Oz The Great and Powerful" Bring blankets, chairs, and friends. Free admission. Rain date is Sunday.  Details here. 

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