It’s Thursday and the work week is coming to an end; now you’re wondering what to do with your weekend, right? Wouldn’t it be nice to not have to plan or think about what to do with your free time this weekend? Let us do the thinking for you. We've got some activities for you to check out.
Look for the Get Out Weekend Planner each Thursday, and help us build the planner with your own suggestions and tips — just log in to Patch and add them to the comment box. Even if you disagree with our picks, let us know. We want to hear from you.
- BROOKLYN BREWERY BEER TASTING
Where/When: Stony Brook Beverage – East Setauket, Friday, May 20 from 5-8 p.m.
Why Go: Brooklyn Brewery Summer Ale KICKOFF features all of Brooklyn Brewery's great brews, including a very special Brewmaster's Reserve. Be sure to bring your clean, empty growlers for re-fills.
- THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
Where/When: Theatre Three – Port Jefferson, Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21 at 8 p.m.
Why Go: Enjoy an evening performance full of delightful songs, terrific dance and hilarious hijinx.
Price: Up to $28 per ticket
- BOB DYLAN’S 70th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Where/When: University Café, SBU Stony Brook, Saturday, May 21 at 8 p.m.
Why Go: Enjoy an evening of musical performances in celebration of Bob Dylan's 70th birthday. It will feature songs from Dylan's album, Blonde on Blonde, plus many other favorites.
Price: Advance sale, $30; tickets at the door (if available) $35
- DISCOVERY WETLANDS CRUISE
Where/When: – Stony Brook, Friday, May 20 at 2:15 p.m., Saturday, May 21 at 3:15 p.m. and Sunday, May 22 at 4 p.m.
Why Go: Experience and embrace the ecology, geology and history of Stony Brook Harbor and the nearby wetlands at West Meadow Creek.
Price: Adults, $25; seniors 60+ and students, $22; children under 6, $15. Walk-ons without reservations pay cash.
- CONTRACTORS FOR KIDS, AND THREE VILLAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT’S 4th ANNUAL 5K RUN/WALK
Where/When: R.C. Murphy Junior High School – Stony Brook, Saturday, May 21 at 8:15 a.m.
Why Go: This year is to support Murphy students Kelsey Cohen and Kristina Heinzer, who were recently diagnosed with cancer. Event will take place rain or shine.
Price: Adults, $20; kids under 7, $5
- CENTURIES OF PROGRESS AT THE LONG ISLAND MUSEUM
Where/When: The Long Island Museum – Stony Brook, Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, May 22 from 12 – 5 p.m.
Why Go: The Long Island Museum presents Centuries of Progress: America’s World’s Fairs, 1853 – 1982.
Price: Adults, $9; seniors, $7; Children aged 6-17 and college students, $4; children under 6 and Museum members, free