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Fall and winter fairs, festivals on Long Island

Here are dozens of fairs and festivals all over the Island this fall and winter.

Amaya Toussaint, 2, along with her friend, Mekhai

Amaya Toussaint, 2, along with her friend, Mekhai Ghrimes, 2, both of West Babylon, feed goats from Rocking Horse Farms Ltd. during the Fall harvest festival in Babylon. Photo Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz

Here are dozens of fairs and festivals all over the Island this fall and winter.

OCTOBER

RISE OF THE JACK O’LANTERNS. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury, 516-252-3392, therise.org. More than 5,000 hand-carved and illuminated jack-o’-lanterns light up the night, featuring the work of dozens of artists in an outdoor walk-through experience; suitable for all ages; rain or shine; must reserve in advance. Fee $26, $22 ages 3-17, free ages 2 and younger. Dates Oct. 7, 12-14, 18-21, 25-29. 
RIVERHEAD COUNTRY FAIR. Main Street and along the Peconic River, Riverhead, 631-727-1215, riverheadcountryfair.com. Enjoy the original works of artists, agricultural and homemaking displays and competitions, authors, entertainers, local merchants, food, amusement rides, pony rides, business expositions and displays, and food. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 7. 
THE GORDON WERNER ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW. Westhampton Beach Great Lawn, corner of Main Street and Potunk Lane, Westhampton, 631-288-3337, westhamptonchamber.org. Fine art, sculpture, stained glass, fiber, jewelry, wood furniture, clay, pottery, shell art, blown glass, metalwork and more; rain or shine. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 7. 
FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL. Coe Hall at Planting Fields Arboretum, 1395 Planting Fields Rd., Oyster Bay, 516-922-8678, plantingfields.org. Trick-or-treating, costume parade, live music, garden games, pumpkins, pony rides, potato sack races, face-painting, watercolor demonstrations, a Halloween bounce house and more; rain or shine. Fee $20 a car. Date 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 7. 
OKTOBERFEST. Plattduetsche Park Restaurant, 1132 Hempstead Tpke., Franklin Square, 516-354-3131, parkrestaurant.com. Celebrate Oktoberfest in the biergarten with a special menu and beer on tap, German dancing demonstrations and live ompah-style music. Fee Free admission. Dates Noon-10 p.m. Oct. 7, 5-11 p.m. Oct. 12, noon- 11 p.m. Oct. 13, noon-10 p.m. Oct. 14. 
OKTOBERFEST. Snapper Inn, 500 Shore Dr., Oakdale, thesnapperinn.com/specials-and-events.asp, 631-589-0248. Sausages, shellfish, cheese, crackers, dessert and beer; live music. Fee Free admission, includes unlimited baked pretzels on the lawn. Date Noon-4 p.m. Oct. 7.

FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL. Hicks Nurseries, 100 Jericho Tpke., Westbury, hicksnurseries.com, 516-334-0066. Hayrides (until 4 p.m.), live animals, pumpkins and an animated story display; roasted corn, popcorn and other foods (weekends only and Oct. 8); take a picture with Otto the Ghost (weekends only from 10 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m.). Fee Free admission. Dates 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. through Oct. 28. 
LONG ISLAND FALL FESTIVAL. Heckscher Park, 2 Prime Ave. at Route 25A, Huntington, 631-423-6100, lifallfestival.com. Entertainment, carnival, vendors, international food courts, activities and more. Fee Free admission. Dates 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 8. 
DAHLIA SHOW. Carriage House, Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Montauk Highway, Great River, 631-581-1002, longislanddahlia.org. Learn how to grow dahlias, view a photo exhibition; all show flowers will be for sale after the show. Fee Free; $8 parking. Date 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 7. 

FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL. Mill Neck Manor, 40 Frost Mill Rd., Mill Neck, millneck.org/apple, 516-628-4231. Country crafts, children’s activities, cheeses, apples, baked goods, country store, face-painting, hearing screenings, and house tours. Fee $15 a vehicle, fee for activities and food. Date 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 7. 
MONTAUK FALL FESTIVAL. Montauk Village Green, Main Street, Montauk, montaukchamber.com, 631-668-2428. Clam chowder-tasting contest (11 a.m. Sat.) farmers market, pumpkin decorating, beer and L.I. wine, children’s art contest, activities, live music, food and carousel. Fee Free. Date 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 7.
FALL FESTIVAL AND CRAFT FAIR. St. Thomas of Canterbury Episcopal Church of Smithtown, 29 Brooksite Dr., Smithtown, 631-265-4520, stthomasofcanterbury.net. Craft vendors, bake sale, DJ, raffles, children’s activities. Fee Free, donate nonperishable food item. Date 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Oct. 13; rain date: Oct. 20. 
FINE ART AND CRAFTS FAIR. Old Town Arts and Crafts Guild, 28265 Main Rd. (Route 25), Cutchogue, 631-734-6382, oldtownartsguild.com. Fee Free. Date 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 13; rain date: Oct. 14. 
EAST END WALK FOR ALZHEIMER’S AND FALL FESTIVAL. Long Island Aquarium, 431 E. Main St., Riverhead, 631-820-8068, adrcinc.org/eastendwalk. 8:30 a.m. registration; 11 a.m. 5k walk; noon lunch and festival; rain or shine. Fee Check website. Date 11 a.m. Oct. 13. 
FALL FEST AND ZOMBIE PARADE. Wading River, wadingrivershorehamchamber.com. Start with a “Zombie Walk,” costume parade for children, dogs and anyone who wants to dress up. The parade starts at Wading River Elementary School at 10 a.m. and ends at the duck ponds in Wading River’s historic downtown area, where vendors will line the street with fall festivities. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 13. 
PATCHOGUE FALL FESTIVAL. Main Street, Patchogue, 631-207-1000, patchogue.com. Petting zoo, pony rides, pumpkin decorating, face-painting, chili and chowder contest, entertainment, vendors and a costume parade. Fee Free. Date 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Oct. 13; rain date: Oct. 20. 
FALL FESTIVAL AND COSTUME PARADE. Kennedy Plaza in front of City Hall, Long Beach, 516-431-3890, longbeachny.gov. Craft vendors, pumpkins, petting zoo, music, carousel, hay rides, costume parade at noon Oct. 13 at the Recreational Center fields. Fee Free. Dates 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 13-14.
OYSTER FESTIVAL. Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park and along Audrey Avenue, Oyster Bay, 516-628-1625, theoysterfestival.org. Entertainment, artisans, pirate shows, midway rides, oyster-eating and shucking contests, food court; No alcohol or pets; rain or shine. Fee Free admission. Date 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 13-14.
HUNTINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY APPLE FESTIVAL. Daniel W. Kissam House Museum, 434 Park Ave., Huntington, 631-427-7045 ext. 401, huntingtonhistoricalsociety.org. Local apples, baked goods, scarecrow-making, craft demonstrations, hayrides, old-fashioned games and stories, traditional music and house tours; rain or shine. Fee Free. Date Noon-4 p.m. Oct. 14. 
GREAT NECK PLAZA AUTOFEST AND STREET FESTIVAL. Middle Neck Rd., Great Neck, 516-829-1301. The 34th annual festival; classic and specialty cars, music, rides, petting zoo and food booths. Fee Free spectators, $15 show cars in advance, $30 day of; fee for carnival rides and games. Date Noon-5 p.m. Oct. 14; rain date: Oct. 21.
FALL MUSTER AT THE ARSENAL. Colonial Arsenal Museum, 425 Park Ave., Huntington, 631-223-8017, huntingtonmilitia.com. The Huntington Militia re-creates an 18th-century muster, featuring an encampment, drills, period music and more. Fee Free. Date Noon-5 p.m. Oct. 14.
NEWSDAY’S ANNUAL MARCHING BAND FESTIVAL. Mitchel Athletic Complex, 1 Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Uniondale, newsday.com/marchingbands, 631-843-2214. Forty-five high school marching bands perform over three nights. Fee $10, free 10 and younger. Dates 7 p.m. Oct. 16-18; postponement dates: Oct. 22-24. 
THE TASTE AT PORT JEFFERSON. Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park, Port Jefferson, 101-A East Broadway Village Center, Port Jefferson, 631-473-1414, thetasteatportjefferson.com. Sample food at several restaurants, gourmet cocktails, wine and craft beers. Fee Check website. Date 6-10 p.m. Oct. 20. 
TOWN OF ISLIP APPLE FESTIVAL. Islip Grange, 10 Broadway Ave., Sayville, 631-224-5430. Live entertainment, more than 250 crafts and specialty vendors, food court, family fun zone with a pumpkin patch, rides, petting zoo, pony rides, crafts and culinary contests. shuttle bus from the Sayville train station. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Oct. 20; rain date: Oct. 27. 
HARVEST FESTIVAL. Benner’s Farm, 56 Gnarled Hollow Rd., East Setauket, 631-689-8172, bennersfarm.com. Cider making, folk music, games, crafts, homestead arts, storytelling, farm animals, local produce, food, pumpkin picking (fee) and hay rides. Fee $8, $6 seniors and ages 14 and younger. Dates Noon-4 p.m. Oct. 20-21. 
APPLE FESTIVAL. Historical Society of the Massapequas, 4755 Merrick Rd., Massapequa, 516-799-2023, massapequahistoricalsociety.org. Apples, pie, hot dogs, crafts, vendors, face-painting and live music 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The Old Grace Church, the Delancy Floyd-Jones Free Library and Elbert Floyd Jones Cottage are available for tours. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 20. 
ROCK HALL COUNTRY FAIR. Rock Hall Museum, 199 Broadway, Lawrence, 516-239-1157, friendsofrockhall.org/country-fair. Country music, log rolling, Colonial historians, children’s pumpkin patch, make-your-own scarecrow and craft area, craft and food vendors, animal farm and pony rides; proceeds benefit Friends of Rock Hall. Fee Free admission, fee for attractions. Dates 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 20-21. 
GARDEN CITY STREET FAIR. Seventh Street, Garden City, 516-442-6000, nassaucountycraftshows.com. Craft vendors, food, children’s activities. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 20. 
CENTER MORICHES FALL FESTIVAL. Main Street, Center Moriches, moricheschamber.org, 631-874-3849. Vendors selling crafts and food, raffles, artists and activities for children. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 20. 
WESTBURY BID STREET FAIR. Post Avenue from Cross Street to Union Avenue, Westbury, 516-333-2235, westburybid.org. Merchants, vendors, inflatable kiddie rides; a balloon bust raffle, pop-up gallery along with a street mosaic where you can add a chalk drawing; food court and more. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 20; rain date: Oct. 21. 
FALL FAMILY FISHING AND CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL. McDonald Pond, Hempstead Lake State Park, Southern State Parkway, West Hempstead, 631-444-0280 or 631-444-0283, parks.ny.gov. Fishing for the whole family, a children’s “Casting for Pumpkins” contest; more than 1,000 trout are stocked for the festival, loaner rods and bait available. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 20. 
CHILI COOK-OFF AND FALL FESTIVAL. Association for Mental Health and Wellness, 939 Johnson Ave., Ronkonkoma, 631-471-7242, ext. 1329, mhaw.org
Vendors, games, live music, food and beverages. Halloween costume contest for children 10 and younger at 3:30 p.m.; chili teams (meat and vegan) represent food establishments, businesses and local talent. Benefits people impacted by mental illness and at-risk and homeless veterans. Fee Free admission, chili tasting tickets available online and at the door. Date Noon-4 p.m. Oct. 20. 
LONG ISLAND REPTILE EXPO. Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood-Grant Campus, 1001 Crooked Hill Rd., Brentwood, 845-526-4845, reptileexpo.com. More than 150 vendors, featuring pet reptiles, amphibians, arachnids and supplies. Fee $10, $5 ages 7-12, free ages 6 and younger. Date 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 21. 
FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL. Plattduetsche Park Restaurant, 1132 Hempstead Tpke., Franklin Square, 516-354-3131, parkrestaurant.com. Fall-themed celebration with arts and crafts, games for kids, petting zoo, pony rides, fall-themed menu, live music, entertainers, face painting. Fee $10 adults, free 12 and younger. Date Noon-4 p.m. Oct. 21. 
EISENHOWER PARK ART, CRAFT AND GIFT MARKET. Eisenhower Park, Field 8, Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, nassaucountycraftshows.com, 516-442-6000. Crafts and gifts. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 21. 
ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES FLEA MARKET. Lighthouse Commons Shopping Center (next to Chase Bank), 901 Montauk Hwy., Oakdale, 516-567-0657, rememberyesteryears.com. Furniture, collectibles, vintage jewelry, toys, primitives, garden, bric-brac, linens, tools, clothes and accessories, lighting, pottery and more. Fee Free. Date 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 21. 
ALL THAT SPARKLES JEWELRY SHOW AND SALE. Holiday Inn Plainview, 215 Sunnyside Blvd., Plainview, preferredpromotions.com, 631-563-8551. Jewelry crafted with crystals, natural stones, glass beads, precious metals and more; meet designers. Fee $5. Date 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 21. 
HALLOWEEN IN THE PLAZA. Kennedy Plaza in front of City Hall on West Park Avenue, Long Beach, 516-507-8383, artsintheplaza.com. Trick-or-treat around the plaza, live music, hula hoop contest, children’s art station and handcrafted art; 11 a.m. costume parade. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27. 
ISLIP COUNTRY FAIR. Islip Town Hall West, 401 Main St., Islip, islipchamberofcommerce.org. Inflatable rides, pumpkin patch, line dancing, food vendors and more. Fee Free. Date 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Oct. 27. 
BATS, BARNACLES AND BROOMSTICKS — HALLOWEEN PARTY. Long Island Aquarium, 431 E. Main St., Riverhead, longislandaquarium.com, 631-208-9200 ext. 426. Trick-or-treating, vendors, games and prizes. Fee $29, $25 62 and older, $22 ages 3-12 (children in costume $11). Date 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 27. 
HARVEST FAIR. St. John’s Episcopal Church of Huntington, 12 Prospect St., Huntington, 631-427-1752, stjohnshuntington.org. Food, vendors, crafts, white elephant sale, thrift shop, raffle baskets, silent auction, farmers market. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 27. 
FREEPORT GEM AND MINERAL SHOW. Freeport Recreation Center, 130 E. Merrick Rd., Freeport, 631-271-8411, kaleidoscopegemshows.com. Minerals, gems, jewelry, fossils, beads and more for sale. Fee $5.50, free children 12 and younger with adult. Dates 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 27-28. 
CHRISTOPHER MORLEY PARK ART, CRAFT AND GIFT MARKET. Christopher Morley Park, Searingtown Road, Roslyn-North Hills, 516-442-6000, nassaucountycraftshows.com. Crafts and gifts. Fee Free. Dates 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 27-28. 
GREAT JACK-O’-LANTERN SPECTACULAR SAIL. Belmont Lake State Park, Exit 38, Southern State Parkway, North Babylon, 631-321-3510, nysparks.com. Children’s spooky den, trick-or-treat, games, environmental crafts and funny photos. First 50 carved pumpkins will be placed on flotation devices and lit with candles, then sailed around Belmont Lake at dusk. Fee Free. Date 3-6 p.m. Oct. 27. 
HALLOWEEN AT THE LONGWOOD ESTATE BARNYARD SCARE. Longwood Estate, Longwood and Smith roads, Ridge, 631-924-1820. Come in costume, make Halloween crafts and bring in child-size clothes to create your own scarecrow. Fee $10. Date 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 27. 
RIVERHEAD HALLOWEEN FEST. Downtown Riverhead, Main Street and along Peconic River, Riverhead, halloweenfestriverhead.com, 631-727-7600. Pumpkin carving, coffin races, 1 p.m.; trick-or-treat on Main Street, 3-5 p.m.; Halloween parade and jack-o’-lantern walk at 6:30 p.m. Fee Free. Date 1 p.m. Oct. 27. 
SPOOKY SEA CREATURES FALL FESTIVAL. Cranberry Hill Environmental Center at Fuchs Preserve on Norwood Road, Northport, 631-239-1800, ccesuffolk.org. Fun educational activities for children and their families highlighting local marine life with a festive twist. Fee $5 a person, ages 3 and older. Date 1-5 p.m. Oct. 27; rain date: Oct. 29. 
BARKFEST. Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater of Eisenhower Park, Field 6A, Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue, East Meadow, 516-572-0200, nassaucountyny.gov. Adoptable animals, many rescues, pet parade at 2:30 p.m. followed by a costume contest and music. Fee Free, accepting pet food donations. Date 1-4 p.m. Oct. 27. 
FALL FESTIVAL AND SPOOKTACULAR STREET FAIR. Broadway, Rocky Point, 631-729-0699, rpsbchamber.org. Games, prizes, hay rides, crafts, vendors, music and food. Children’s costume parade at noon down 25A and Broadway. Adults only from 6-9 p.m. featuring live music, costume contest, games and a beer garden. Fee Free. Date 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 27. 
HARVEST FESTIVAL. Port Jefferson Village, Port Jefferson, 631-473-1414. Live music throughout the village, haunted walking tours, costumed dog parade 2 p.m. on East Main Street, marshmallow roasting, tastings, scarecrow alley, chowder contest, chowder crawl (till 4 p.m., fee) and more. Fee Free admission, fee for some activities. Date Noon-5 p.m. Oct. 28. 
NEW YORK AUTOFEST HALLOWEEN CAR SHOW. Audrey Avenue, Oyster Bay, 516-882-5022, nyautofest.com. Fee $5 spectators, free younger than 12; $25 show vehicles. Date 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 28. 
HAUNTED WAIL-ING BOOS-EUM. Whaling Museum and Education Center, 301 Main St. (Route 25A), Cold Spring Harbor, cshwhalingmuseum.org, 631-367-3418. Annual not-so-scary Haunted Boo-seum, chock-full of hands-on and wonderfully creepy activities. Live critters in Dr. Gellerman’s Spooky Zoo, meet costumed characters and go home with spooky crafts; rain or shine. Fee $15 per child, $5 adults. Date 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 28. 
NORTH EASTERN ARMS COLLECTORS ANTIQUE AND MODERN ARMS SHOW. American Legion Post 94, 22 Grove Place, Babylon, nwsdy.li/nearms, 631-241-3299. Pre-Civil War to modern times, including muskets, swords, bayonets, medals and insignia. Fee $6. Date 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 28. 
HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL. Stony Brook Village Center, Main Street on the harbor, Stony Brook, 631-751-2244, stonybrookvillage.com. Costume parade, trick-or-treat, annual scarecrow competition (contact the Ward Melville Heritage Organization to enter); rain or shine. Fee Free. Date 2-5 p.m. Oct. 31. 
HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS. Main Street, Patchogue, 631-207-1000, patchogue.com. Come in costume, trick-or-treat at participating Main Street businesses, collect tokens and get a prize at the Patchogue pumpkin patch. Fee Free. Date 3-6 p.m. Oct. 31. 


NOVEMBER

GOLD COAST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. Gold Coast Arts Center, 113 Middle Neck Rd., Great Neck, 516-829-2570, goldcoastfilmfestival.org. Check website for list of films and times. Fee $150 all-access pass, $75 six-pack flex plan; $15 single ticket, $13 seniors. Dates Nov. 2-13.
CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR. St. Anthony’s High School, 275 Wolf Hill Rd., South Huntington, 631-271-2020, stanthonyshs.org. More than 100 vendors, food. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 3. 
THE I LOVE CHOCOLATE FEST. Old Bethpage Village Restoration, Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage, 631-488-0521, lovechocolatefest.com. Chocolate from more than 50 exhibitors, plus wine, crafts, giveaways and other treats; rain or shine. Fee $16.50 ($15 advance), $13.50 ($12 advance) ages 4-12 and older than 62. Dates 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 3-4.
LONG ISLAND RESTAURANT WEEK. 631-329-2111, longislandrestaurantweek.com. Participating restaurants offer a three-course fixed-price menu. Check website for list of participating restaurants. Fee $29.95. Dates Nov. 4-11. 

LONG ISLAND WOODWORKERS SHOW. Old Bethpage illage Restoration, Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage, 516-572-8401, LIWoodworkers.org. Handcrafted furniture and wood projects, demonstrations in wood-turning, scrolling, woodcarving and cabinet/furniture making; tour the homes in the Village Restoration. Fee Call. Dates 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 10-11. 
SCANDINAVIAN BAZAAR. Loyal Lodge Sons of Norway No. 252, 201 Seventh St., St. James, 631-862-8017. Scandinavian decorative and household items; raffle, baked goods; food available. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 10.
GREAT BEER EXPO. Nassau Coliseum, 631-940-7290, greatbeerexpo.com. More than 50 breweries and more than 100 beers; 21 and older. Fee $45 in advance, $55 at the door, $12 for designated drivers, plus parking. Date 12:30-4 p.m., 5:30-9 p.m. Nov. 10.

ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR. American Legion Post 948, 2730 Royle St., Bellmore, 631-875-8848. Handmade items, hand-painted wood, metal and glass, hand-knit items, personalized ornaments, candles, primitives, baby items, fall and holiday decorations. Fee Free. Dates 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 18.
LI GEEK CONVENTION. Hyatt Regency LI, 1717 Motor Pkwy., Hauppauge, longislandgeek.com. Gathering of science-fiction and fantasy fans featuring extensive Doctor Who content. Fee $25 adult weekend, $10 children 12 and younger. Dates 10 a.m.-midnight Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 18.
FINE ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR. Walt Whitman High School, 301 West Hills Rd., Huntington Station, 631-549-8582, shufsd.org. More than 100 artists and craftsmen selling paintings, photography, sculptures, ceramics, jewelry, wooden items, florals, handbags, clothing, toys, dolls and other handmade gifts; food court. Fee $2, free 11 and younger. Date 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 17. 
NATIVE AMERICAN FEAST. Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, 50 Barry Dr., Glen Cove, 516-571-8010, garviespointmuseum.com. Demonstrations of corn grinding, American Indian cooking and fire making, pottery-making, dugout canoes, tool-making, spear-throwing, films on American Indian culture; rain or shine. Fee $8, $5 children and seniors, free younger than 5. Dates 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 17-18. 

FALL AND HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR. Holy Trinity Diocesan High School, 98 Cherry Lane, Hicksville, holytrinityhs.org, 516-433-2900 ext. 119, Crafts, sports memorabilia, new merchandise, raffles, bake sale. Fee Free. Date 10a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 17. 
BIG APPLE DEPRESSION ERA GLASS/POTTERY SHOW. VFW Post 5253, Albertson, 155 Searingtown Rd., Albertson, 516-476-0155, justglass.com. Glassware and pottery from the Depression era. Fee $5.50. Date 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 18. 
LONG ISLAND MUSIC LOVER’S FAIRE. American Legion Hall Post 1066, 66 Veterans Blvd., Massapequa, 973-209-6067, showsandexpos.com. New and used, rare, collectible and common records, DVDs, CDs, tapes, posters and more. Fee $5. Date 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Nov. 18. 
COUNTRY PARLOR HOLIDAY FOLK ART AND CRAFT SHOW. Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead, 631-298-5292, hallockville.com. Folk artists and craftspeople in the historic Naugles Barn at Hallockville; folk art, crafts and gifts including baskets, tree trimmings and holiday décor, wreaths, rugs, woodcarvings and decoys, gift baskets, ornaments. Fee Free. Dates 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 23-25. 
FESTIVAL OF TREES. NYCB Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City, 516-378-2000 ext. 651, cpnassau.org. Designer-decorated trees, entertainment, gingerbread village, vendors, Santa. Fee Call. Dates 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 23-25. 
1863 THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION. Old Bethpage Village Restoration, Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage, 516-572-8400, obvrnassau.com. Traditional cooking demonstrations, such as pumpkin pies baked in an old-time beehive oven and turkey roasted over an open fire; hear traditional fiddle music, historic legends. Fee $12, $8 seniors and ages 5-12, free younger than 5. Dates 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 24-25. 
CHRISTKINDL MARKT. Plattduetsche Park Restaurant, 1132 Hempstead Tpke., Franklin Square, 516-354-3131, parkrestaurant.com. Traditional German Christmas market, Christmas centerpieces, wreaths and greenery, arts and crafts, imported specialties, a visit with Santa, crafts and activities for kids, white elephant table
and food. Fee Free. Dates 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 24-25. 
MONTAUK COMMUNITY CHURCH CHRISTMAS FAIR. Montauk Community Church, 850 Montauk Hwy., Montauk, montaukchamber.com, 631-668-2022. Baked goods, homemade items, new and used toys, games, gifts and handmade rugs; rummage sale. Fee Free. Date 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 24. 
HOLIDAY LIGHT SHOW. Smith Point County Park, County Road 46, Shirley, holidaylightshow.org, 631-543-6622. Drive through a seaside trail filled with light displays and holiday vignettes. Fee $20 a car, buy tickets at the gate, credit card only. Dates 5 p.m. Nov. 29-Dec. 30. 


DECEMBER
WOODEN WONDERLAND CARVERS HOLIDAY AND SHOW. Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead, 631-727-2881, suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org. Live woodworking, handmade carvings, wooden items and artisan wares created by Long Island craftspeople. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dec. 1. 
SUFFOLK GEM, MINERAL, FOSSIL, JEWELRY AND BEAD SHOW. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, 495 North Ocean Ave., Patchogue, 631-567-3342, suffolkgem.com. Minerals, precious and semiprecious gems, handcrafted jewelry and beads, wire and macramé wrapping, and geode cracking; food court. Fee $6, free younger than 12 with an adult. Dates 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1-2. 
ROCKY POINT PTA HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE. Rocky Point Middle School, 76 Rocky Point-Yaphank Rd., Rocky Point, 631-744-1600. Crafts, vendors, raffles, food; professional photos with Santa available. Fee Free. Date 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 1. 
HOLIDAY FINE ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR. Art League of Long Island, 107 E. Deer Park Rd., Dix Hills, 631-462-5400, artleagueli.net. Fee Free. Dates 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1-2. . 
CHARLES DICKENS FESTIVAL. Port Jefferson Village, 631-473-5220, portjeff.com. Family-oriented celebration, trolley and carriage rides, vendors, costumed characters from “A Christmas Carol,” Victorian entertainment and more. Fee Free, fee for some activities and events. Dates Dec. 1-2. 
ST. JAMES/SMITHTOWN CRAFT AND GIFT FAIR. Smithtown High School East, 10 School St., St. James, 631-846-1459, depasmarketfair.com. 100 vendors, handmade crafts, gift items, photography and new merchandise; refreshments served. Fee Free. Dates 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1-2.
SANTA COMES TO LONGWOOD. Longwood Estate, Longwood and Smith roads., Ridge, 631-451-6100. Visit with Santa, take photos and bring a letter for the Jolly Old Elf, for children younger than 12; hot chocolate, holiday craft and train display. Fee $5 a child, donations of new unwrapped toys requested. Date 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 1. 
COUNTRY PARLOR HOLIDAY FOLK ART AND CRAFT SHOW. Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead, 631-298-5292, hallockville.com. Folk artists and craftspeople in the historic Naugles Barn at Hallockville; folk art, crafts and gifts, including baskets, tree trimmings and holiday décor. Fee Free. Dates 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 1-2.
DEEPWELLS MANSION HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE. Deepwells Farm County Park, Route 25A and Moriches Road, St. James, 631-563-8551, preferredpromotions.com. Original art, stained and painted glass, jewelry, soaps, candles, floral arrangements, ornaments, holiday cards and more; tree lighting Dec. 1. Fee $5, free younger than 12. Dates 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1-2, 8-9.
HOLIDAY FESTIVAL. Stony Brook Village Center, Main Street on the harbor, Stony Brook, 631-751-2244, stonybrookvillage.com. Parade with 14-foot puppets, a promenade of 60 decorated holiday trees, live music, holiday window displays, a visit from Santa and tree lighting. Parade starts at the Stony Brook Fire Department in the Harbor Crescent section of the village. Fee Free. Date 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 2. 
NORTHPORT HOLIDAY CRAFT AND GIFT FAIR. Northport High School, 154 Laurel Hill Rd., Northport, 631-846-1459, depasmarketfair.com. More than 200 vendors, fine arts, crafts, gifts and photography; refreshments served. Fee Free. Dates 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 9. 
CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR. Holy Trinity Diocesan High School, 98 Cherry Lane, Hicksville, 516-433-2900, holytrinityhs.org. Crafts, sports memorabilia, new merchandise, breakfast, lunch, raffles; craft fair entrance at Newbridge Road, Route 106 and Stewart Avenue. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 8. 
SUGAR PLUM BALL. Chateau Briand, 440 Old Country Rd., Carle Place, 516-378-2000 ext. 651, cpnassau.org. Dinner and dancing for girls ages 4-12 and the men in their lives. Includes a complimentary flower and gift for each princess, plus a visit from the Sugar Plum Fairy and her friends. Then enjoy the “Waltz of the Flowers” from the Nutcracker Ballet. Fee $175 per couple (princess and escort). Date Noon-4 p.m. Dec. 9. 

SELDEN HOLIDAY CRAFT AND GIFT FAIR. Newfield High School, 145 Marshall Dr., Selden, 631-846-1459, depasmarketfair.com. 200 vendors with crafts and gift items; refreshments served. Fee Free. Dates 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 15-16, 22-23. 

JANUARY

LONG ISLAND RESTAURANT WEEK. 631-329-2111, longislandrestaurantweek.com. Participating restaurants will offer a three-course fixed-price menu from Sunday to Sunday, check website for list of participating restaurants. Fee $29.95. Dates Jan. 27-Feb. 3.


FEBRUARY

LONG ISLAND CHOWDER CONTEST. Snapper Inn, 500 Shore Dr., Oakdale, 631-589-0248, thesnapperinn.com. Sample chowders from local restaurants, three categories will be judged. Contest starts at noon, winners announced at 2 p.m. Fee $10 suggested donation. Date Noon Feb. 2. 
SOUPER BOWL LIII. Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, 100 Fairway Dr., Port Washington, 516-883-6566, pwcoc.org. Taste soups donated by Port Washington restaurants, vote for your favorite; bring a nonperishable food item. Fee $10, $3 11 and younger. Date Noon- 3 p.m. Feb. 2. 
VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER AT THE MANSION. Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport, vanderbiltmuseum.org, 631-854-5579. Hors d’oeuvres in the Memorial Wing, dinner in the Northport porch and dessert in the Lancaster Room. Fee Call; reserve. Date 6 and 8 p.m. Feb. 9. 
HOPS AND PROPS CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL. NYCB Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City, cradleofaviation.org, 516-572-4111. Sample a wide range of craft beers served amid the planes. Must be 21 or older. Fee $65, $20 designated driver. Date 7-10 p.m. Feb. 9. 
CHOCOVINO — A VALENTINE WINE AND CHOCOLATE PAIRING DINNER. Long Island Aquarium, 431 E. Main St., Riverhead, 631-208-9200 ext. 426, LongIslandAquarium.com. Five-course meal accompanied by Raphael wines and chocolate. Fee $215 per couple. Date 8 p.m. Feb. 15. 


MARCH

THE LONG ISLAND PEN SHOW. Hofstra University Student Center, Hempstead Turnpike, Hempstead, 631-235-4690, lipenshow.com. Collectors and dealers of vintage and modern writing instruments exhibiting pens of all kinds, desk sets, inkwells, paper and writing supplies, demonstrations, repairs, appraisals and more. Fee $10 daily admission. Dates 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 16- 17. 


APRIL

SPRING CRAFT FAIR. Holy Trinity Diocesan High School, 98 Cherry Lane, Hicksville, 516-433-2900, holytrinityhs.org. Crafts, sports memorabilia, new merchandise, breakfast and lunch, raffles, bake sale. Fee Free. Date 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. April 13. 

PENGUIN EASTER BRUNCH. Long Island Aquarium, 431 E. Main St., Riverhead, 631-208-9200, LongIslandAquarium.com. Includes brunch, admission to the aquarium and a penguin egg hunt. Fee Call; reserve. Date 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. April 21. 

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