The Weekender November 18 – 19

1. The Holdovers

When: Nov 17, 2023 through Nov 23, 2023 (daily)
Where: The Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center, 20 Terry St, Patchogue, NY

From acclaimed director Alexander Payne, THE HOLDOVERS follows a curmudgeonly instructor (Paul Giamatti) at a New England prep school who is forced to remain on campus during Christmas break to babysit the handful of students with nowhere to go. Eventually he forms an unlikely bond with one of them—a damaged, brainy troublemaker (newcomer Dominic Sessa)—and with the school’s head cook, who has just lost a son in Vietnam (Da’Vine Joy Randolph).


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2. Holiday Paint Night

When: Saturday, November 18th at 7 PM
Where: Port Jefferson Country Club, 44 Fairway Drive, Port Jefferson, NY

Indulge your artistic side and join us for a tranquil painting experience at the picturesque Port Jefferson Country Club. No prior experience is necessary – just come ready to relax, unwind, and let your creativity flow in a step-by-step painting session. For only $35 per person, all materials are included, making it the perfect opportunity to discover your inner artist. Gift certificates are available, making this a wonderful gift idea. Our painting sessions are not only ideal for individual relaxation but also cater to group events such as holiday parties, private gatherings, birthdays, and any social occasion. Embrace the joy of painting in a beautiful setting – reserve your spot today!


3. What’s Your Story? Memoir Writing Workshop

When: Saturday, November 18th at 2PM
Where: The Hive Market, 100-102 Audrey Ave, Oyster Bay, NY

Who better to tell your story than you? Open to beginners or more experienced writers, this two-hour, six-session memoir writing workshop will guide you toward crafting your memories into engaging and unique personal stories. Ages 18+. This conversational, low-key workshop also features examples, how-to tips, and resources. Whether your goal is to improve your writing, send your stories out, or to leave a written legacy for your family, you will come away with several finished pieces, and have fun doing it! Just bring your favorite pen and any type of notebook or pad, and get ready to tell your stories!

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4. LeAnn Rimes

When: Saturday, November 18th
Where: Staller Center For the Arts, 100 Nicolls Rd Stony Brook, NY

LeAnn Rimes has sold more than 48 million units globally and won two Grammy® Awards; 12 Billboard Music Awards; two World Music Awards; three Academy of Country Music Awards; 2 Country Music Association Awards, and one Dove Award. At 14, she won “Best New Artist,” making her the youngest solo artist to take home a Grammy® Award, and at 15, she became the first country artist to win “Artist of the Year” at the Billboard Music Awards.

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5. Sunday Street Concert

When: Sunday, November 19th at 5 PM
Where: Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook, NY

Singer/songwriter James Maddock returns to WUSB’s Sunday Street Series to play a duo show bringing with him new songs from his latest studio album, Night Work. British-born Maddock was the leader of the band Wood whose song “Stay You” was heard on Dawson’s Creek. After an extended break from recording, Maddock moved to New York City and released the exquisite album, Sunrise On Avenue C, winning the NY Music Award for Best Americana Album. His live performances show Maddock to be one of the most engaging and exciting artists on the acoustic music scene

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6. Sound Symphony Orchestra

When: Sunday, November 19th at 2PM
Where: Comsewogue High School, 565 Bicycle Path, Port Jefferson Station, NY

Join us for a captivating musical experience as The Sound Symphony Orchestra, under the skillful direction of Maestro Dorothy Savitch, takes the stage at Comsewogue High School. Immerse yourself in the enchanting melodies on Sunday, November 19, 2023, at 2:00 PM. Don’t miss this extraordinary performance at 565 Bicycle Path, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776. Let the music transport you on a delightful journey with this talented ensemble.



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