Things to do this weekend on Long Island
Long Island Buffalo Wing Festival
Sunday, August 25 from noon until 7 p.m.
The Nutty Irishman Bay Shore
60 E. Main St.
Bay Shore, NY 11706-8301
On Sunday at high noon, 16 local pubs will gather at the Nutty Irishman in Bay Shore to celebrate the specialty and start a new tradition at the inaugural Long Island Buffalo Wing Festival.
For $20 a ticket, tasters can sample wings from different establishments, while listening to live music by BigBandJoe and Czech Funk. A dunk tank and a mechanical bull add to the festivities; proceeds will go to Long Island Cares, a nonprofit group that fights hunger on the Island.
5k/ 1mile Fun Run For Sarcoidosis Awareness
Saturday, August 24 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Jack McCarthy's Pub
2582 Middle Country Road
Centereach, NY 11720-3527
Activities on race day, 5K Race, one-mile walk, sports memorabilia auction, food and refreshments, entertainment, walk starts at 9 p.m., meet behind pub.
Coney Island and Jones Beach: Empires by the Sea
Friday, Saturday, August 23, 24 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 from noon until 5 p.m.
Long Island Museum of American Art
1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790-1931
Exploring the history of these two seaside playgrounds; artifacts include historic beachwear, amusement park artifacts, rare photographs, paintings, prints and archival film clips.
Elvis Tribute Spectacular
Friday, August 23 from 8 p.m.
NYCB Theatre at Westbury
960 Brush Hollow Road
Westbury, NY 11590-1733
Starring Shawn Klush, Cody Ray Slaughter, Steve Mitchell, DJ Fontana, The Sweet Inspirations and The Fabulous Ambassadors.
Huntington Farmers Market
Sunday, August 25 from 7 a.m. until noon
Over 30 vendors, selling fresh local produce that they make, bake, grow, or catch.