Weekend Guide: Check Out the Outdoor Art Show, Fiddle and Folk Festival

Patch picks for weekend fun.

On tap this weekend: a longstanding tradition from Gallery North, the outdoor art show, along with a brand-new addition, Benners Farm's Fiddle and Folk Festival, and a variety of events in between.

Fine Arts & Exhibits

  • Gallery North's annual is set for Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More than 125 artists and vendors will be offering art and artisan wares; admission to the show is free. Keep an eye out for selling mums to support their scouting projects.
  • Simultaneously, the Long Island Creative Vortex will host its painting event at Checkmate Inn. It will also feature a Charity Clothes Line Art Sale to benefit the Semper Fi Fund.
  • The is open Saturday and Sunday for curious visitors between 12 and 4:30 p.m.
  • The newest exhibit is "Long Island: America's 1950s Frontier."


  • The inaugural at Benner's Farm is Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Kids & Teens

  • The annual kite flying festival to raise funds for the Sunrise Fund at Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital.

Sports & Recreation

  • Check out the weekend's at Ward Melville High School.
  • The Stony Brook Seawolves will look to make it two wins in a row with a home football game against Pace at 6 p.m.
  • Adults can enjoy a at West Meadow Beach at 8 a.m. Reservations required.
Andrew L September 07, 2012 at 07:58 PM
Sounds like a lot of good things going on this weekend...wish I could actually go to any of them.


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