The Weekender September 16 – 17

1. Port Jefferson Dragon Boat Race Fest

When: Saturday, September 16th at 8:30 AM
Where: Jeane Garant Harborfront Park, 101A East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY

Get ready to experience an exhilarating day of fun and culture at the Port Jefferson Dragon Boat Race Festival! Join us on September 16th from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm for a thrilling event hosted by the Greater Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce. Witness fierce boat races, savor delectable treats from food trucks, explore an array of vendors, and be captivated by enchanting Asian performances. Don’t miss this fantastic celebration of tradition and competition by the water’s edge!

2. Nature Hike Along a Section of the Paumanok Path

When: Saturday, September 16th at 8:30 AM
Where: SOFO, 1668 Bridgehampton/ Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY 11932

Escape into nature’s wonders with a captivating 4-mile hike through a serene oak forest, offering breathtaking vistas of glacial erratics and enchanting kettle holes. Traverse this distinctive and diverse terrain, adorned with captivating ponds and meandering streams, all while enjoying the company of fellow nature enthusiasts. Guided by the experienced Hike Leader, Dai Dayton, who also serves as the President of Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt, this outdoor adventure promises to be an informative and enriching experience for participants of all ages. Best of all, this program is entirely FREE! Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with nature and your fellow hikers while exploring the Long Pond Greenbelt’s hidden treasures.

3. Caleb Smith Caper

When: Sunday, September 17th at 9:30 AM
Where: Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, Route 25 (Jericho Turnpike), Smithtown, NY 11787

We will be hiking the red, green and orange trails along with the Greenbelt Trail. There’s a lovely pond and shady wide trails that make this park a great hiking spot. If you’d like to stay after, bring lunch. Rain cancels. Meet in the parking lot (fee, or free with Empire Passport). Take Northern State Pkwy. to the end onto NY 347. Make left at Old Willets Path up to NY 25. Turn right and park entrance will be on your left. From the east take NY 25 past the Smithtown Bull to park entrance on the right. Bring water and snack.

4. Live Psychedelic 1960’s Light Show

When: Every Sunday through September 24
Where: INDUSTRY art and music bar, New York Ave, Huntington Village, NY

Experience one of the last remaining ACTUAL live psychedelic 1960’s-style liquid light shows in the NY area. certain Sunday nights. It’s free! This will be created/performed live, by some of the last artists who actually did this 50 years ago in New Yor City. They will use the original analog projection equipment, to create it by hand exactly as it was done back then. A very cool experience, in a art and music bar in Huntington Village on Long Island.



5. Jewelry Making Classes

When: Every day except Tuesdays until September 30
Where: Pelletreau Shop, 80 Main Street, Southampton, NY

Work with our Artist in Residence Alyssa Saccente to develop your skills in metalsmithing, and maybe even develop a lifelong passion along the way! The courses are packaged into 1, 2, 3, or 4 2-hour sessions that can be booked as one-on-one with the artist, or as a partner session. The workshops increase in skill and difficulty as you gain hand and eye skills in design, material, technique, and craftsmanship. By the end of the sessions, the student will have a finished piece of wearable sterling silver jewelry to take home with them as a memento of their experience.

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