Author Mario Lopez will speak and sign copies (Credit: FOX / Nino Munoz)

Author Mario Lopez will speak and sign copies of his book, “Just Between Us”, all books signed must be purchased at Book Revue.

Best bets this weekend on Long Island

Looking for something fun to do this weekend on Long Island? We've rounded up the best concerts, fairs and festivals, parties and cultural events going on around Nassau and Suffolk this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We've got you covered: Be sure to check back every Monday afternoon for an early jump on planning your next weekend.

Lewis Black

Why: Lewis Black performs live at NYCB Theatre.
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Why: Lewis Black performs live at NYCB Theatre.

When: Fri. 9/26 8 p.m.; Sat. 9/27 8 p.m.

Where: NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury

How much: $49.50, $59.50

Sesame Street Live: Let's Dance

Why: Sesame Street Live presents "Let's Dance," tickets
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Why: Sesame Street Live presents "Let's Dance," tickets on sale now.

When: Fri. 9/26 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Sat. 9/27 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Sun. 9/28 2 p.m.

Where: Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale

How much: $22-$58

Tobay In-Water Boat Show

Why: View boats on display; event includes demonstrations,
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Why: View boats on display; event includes demonstrations, children's activities and more.

When: Fri. 9/26 Noon-6 p.m.; Sat. 9/27 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun. 9/28 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where: Tobay Beach, Massapequa

How much: $10; $8 seniors; children 12 and under free, cash only

Irish Day parade and festival

Why: Parade begins at Washington Boulevard and West
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Why: Parade begins at Washington Boulevard and West Beech Street, with vendors, rides, music, food, and raffles along West Beech Street.

When: Sat. 9/27 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Long Beach

How much: Free

Dog Show and Expo

Why: Demonstrations, 4-6 month puppy conformation, champion point
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Why: Demonstrations, 4-6 month puppy conformation, champion point show competition, breed information booths, food and shopping. Bring your dog to the agility demonstration ring and let them tackle some beginner agility obstacles, with the help of professional trainers from All Fur Fun Agility.

When: Sat. 9/27 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: Flowerfield,199 Mills Pond Rd., St. James

How much: $10 per person, $25 carload

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Music and Arts Festival

Why: Features arts and crafts, vendors, food, kids
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Why: Features arts and crafts, vendors, food, kids activities, more than 40 bands performing, rain or shine, hosted by North Brookhaven Chamber of Commerce.

When: Sat. 9/27 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun. 9/28 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Where: Cedar Beach, Harbor Beach Road, Mt. Sinai

How much: $5, free children younger than 12

Long Island Fair

Why: Prize-winning vegetables, flowers and crafts displayed in
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Why: Prize-winning vegetables, flowers and crafts displayed in the replica of 1866 Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall. Farm animals, poultry, brass band concerts, traditional music, children's games, pony rides, craft demonstrations, magic shows, and more.

When: Sat. 9/27 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 9/28 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Old Bethpage Village Restoration, Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage

How much: $12 (Thur.-Sat.), $12 (Sun), $8 ages 5-12 and 60 and older

Big Rig Truck Show

Why: Truck show featuring Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks,
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Why: Truck show featuring Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks, includes craft vendors, food, music, children's activities, and donations accepted for the LI Cares Food Drive, located in Parking Lot 10.

When: Sun. 9/28 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where: Long Island MacArthur Airport, 100 Arrivals Ave., Ronkonkoma

How much: $10, free for children under age 12

Mario Lopez

Why: Author Mario Lopez will speak and sign
(Credit: FOX / Nino Munoz)

Why: Author Mario Lopez will speak and sign copies of his book, “Just Between Us.” All books signed must be purchased at Book Revue.

When: Sun. 9/28 2 p.m.

Where: Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington

How much: Free

Over 50 Fair

Why: Fair for ages 50 and older featuring
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Why: Fair for ages 50 and older featuring more than 80 exhibitors, four classes every hour. Part health and wellness fair, part activities and lifestyle expo.

When: Sun. 9/28 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Where: Melville Marriott, 1350 Old Walt Whitman Rd., Melville

How much: $6 in advance, $8 at the door

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Farmingdale Farmer's Market

Why:Fresh Long Island produce market held next to
(Credit: Jennifer Avallone)

Why:Fresh Long Island produce market held next to Village Hall and the Farmingdale Fire Department, across from the U.S. Post Office

When: Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. through Sun. 11/23.

Where: Farmingdale Village Green, 361 Main St., Farmingdale

How much: Free

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