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North Shore Agenda: American Cancer Society Regatta, Acoustic Jam

Check out what's happening in Miller Place-Rocky Point this weekend, Aug. 16 - 18.

North Shore Agenda: American Cancer Society Regatta, Acoustic Jam
The countdown to the end of summer has started, so don't let it pass you by. There's still time to check out Studio E and enjoy a few acoustic jams at Crazy Beans. 



  • The 32nd annual American Cancer Society Regatta is set for Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mt. Sinai Harbor.  Click here for more details.


  • Head down to Studio E in Miller Place for an  open house on Sunday featuring a sampling of upcoming fall classes.

Live Music

  • Head down to Crazy Beans on Friday at 7 p.m. for an acoustic jam with Kerry Kearney and friends.



  • Can you build a boat using just plywood, lumber and adhesive – then race it? Check out the  Sikaflex Boat Building Challenge at Bayles Boat Yard at Harborfront Park starting on Saturday at 10 a.m. ($100 per team/12 teams maximum).

  • Willow Creek Golf and Country Club will host a  dinner and comedy night on Friday starting at 7:30 p.m.

  • You can also catch a comedy show at Theatre Three’s Friday Night Face-Off ($15) at 10:30 p.m.

Fine Arts

  • Art historian Robert Reis will give a talk about  Robert Rauschenberg, a painter and graphic artist whose work became popular in the 1950s. The event is set for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Port Jefferson Free Library.

Food & Drink

Live Music

  • “DJ House Party” will rule the dance floor on Friday at Port Jazz starting at 9 p.m., and Terri Hines’ 70s dance party will take over on Saturday starting at 10 p.m.

  • Beatles fan? Check out “Beatlemania Now” at Theatre Three on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. (tickets $45).



  • The Maritime Explorium’s summer hours are 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

  • Catch “The Frog Prince” at Theatre Three at 11 a.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday (tickets $10).

Health & Wellness

  • The weekly Farmer’s Market takes place in the parking lot in front of the Frigate from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday in Port Jefferson.
  • Benefit
  • Get your car washed for a good cause: An Eagle Scout  fundraiser car wash at St. James RC Church in Setauket on Saturday starting at 9 a.m.

Live Music

  • The Claudia Jacobs Band will perform at 5:30 p.m. at Frank Melville Memorial Park on Sunday in the park’s  “Wind Down Sundays” summer concert series.

  • Shenole Latimer & Friends (jazz) will perform at 7 p.m. on the village green at Stony Brook Village Center.


  • Old Field Farm will host a  free outdoor movie on Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. – “The Return of the Pink Panther.”

  • Catch  a free screening of “42” at Emma S. Clark Memorial Library at 2 p.m. on Friday.

  • There’s always something showing at Loews AMC Multiplex in Stony Brook.


  • Weather permitting, Thursday evenings hold family-friendly horse-and-carriage rides starting at 6 p.m. at the Stony Brook Village Center ($3 per person).

  • Saturday is back-to-school day at the Village Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with activities for kids and a setup to have your children fingerprinted for the Suffolk County Police Department’s Amber Alert system.


  • The Three Village Historical Society will offer its  “Down the Ways” Maritime Tour on Saturday starting at 2 p.m. at the Setauket dock on Shore Road.

  • Sunday is the Nassau Suffolk Horsemen’s Association  annual horse show and clam bake at Old Field Farm. Start time 11:30 a.m., tickets $55-$75.

  • Check out “Long Island’s Auto Racing Heritage” at the Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s Educational & Cultural Center. Visiting hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

  • There’s always something cool on display at the Long Island Museum of Art, History & Carriages in Stony Brook, whether it’s their newly renovated carriage galleries, the old Nassakeag school room, the art museum and more.


  • The Velvet Lounge is making a foray into stand-up comedy, with a show hosted by Jimmy Britt at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday night. See the flyer  here.

Food & Drink

  • Mora’s will host a  free wine tasting on Saturday at 3 p.m. featuring Paumanok Vineyards.

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