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LI Black History Month events

The DrUUmatics with John Ward, far right, plays

(Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan)

Celebrate the achievements of African Americans throughout history by taking part in these events on Long Island all month long.

The DrUUmatics, right, with John Ward, far right, on lead djembe and alongside Sharon Nanos (in sleeveless burgundy top) play during the Hale Smith Concert on Feb. 5, 2012, at South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Freeport. The congregation presents a Multicultural Salute to Black History Month on Feb. 26, 2012.

  • Tomato Taste-Off Festival Garden of Eve | Riverhead
    Sat. 8/27 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun. 8/28 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Taste 20 varieties of heirloom and traditional tomatoes, learn how to make salsa, learn canning ...

  • Farmers Market at the Tanger Outlets Tanger Outlets Deer Park | Deer Park
    Weekly: Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.Through Sat. 11/5. Features Long Island's local farms, wineries and bakers offering local fruits, vegetables, wines and more. ...

  • 39 Steps Union Square Theater | New York
    Weekly: Sun. 3 p.m.; Mon. 7 p.m.; Wed. 2 p.m., 8 p.m.; Thu. 8 p.m.;... Patrick Barlow's comic adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock's 1935 spy thriller film and John Buchan's 1915 ...

  • Hamilton: An American Musical Richard Rodgers Theater | New York
    Weekly: Mon. 8 p.m.; Tue. 8 p.m.; Wed. 2 p.m., 8 p.m.; Thu. 8 p.m.;... Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical biography of Alexander Hamilton; inspired by the book by Ron Chernow ...

  • The King and I Lincoln Center Theater: Vivian Beaumont Theater | New York
    Weekly: Sun.Tue.Wed.Thu.Fri.Sat. Musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, based on the book "Anna and the ...

  • Fiddler on the Roof Broadway Theatre | New York
    Weekly: Sun. 3 p.m.; Tue. 7 p.m.; Wed. 2 p.m., 8 p.m.; Thu. 7 p.m.;... Musical by Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick and Joseph Stein, set in Tsarist Russia in 1905 ...

  • If I Were a Whaler The Whaling Museum and Education Center | Cold Spring Harbor
    Weekly: Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tue. Noon-4 p.m.; Wed. Noon-4 p.m.; Thu.... Depicting the whaler's role at sea through interactive, hands-on stations; includes a collection of nautical ...

  • People enjoying Arts In The Plaza

    Arts In The Plaza Long Beach, NY | Long Beach
    Weekly: Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.Through Sat. 10/29. Weekly art festival featuring handcrafted art and crafts by Long Island Artists, live music, kids ...

  • Platform: Jonah Bokaer: An Installation of Site Responsive Works Parrish Art Museum | Water Mill
    Weekly: Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Mon. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wed. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.;... Works by this interdisciplinary artist who merges dance, visual art, film, sound, and artistic research; ...

  • Messy Afternoons Long Island Children's Museum | Garden City
    Weekly: Sun. 3:30-5 p.m.; Sat. 3:30-5 p.m.Through Sun. 9/25. Children ages 18 months to 4 years join in for artistic activities with clean mud ...

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