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Best bets on LI for Father's Day weekend

Jonny Lang plays the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts

Jonny Lang plays the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Centre in Westhampton on June 17, 2012. Credit: Dead Bird Photography

SATURDAY

Water glide

Beginners are welcome at a kayak lesson and guided tour of Cold Spring Harbor with the Long Island Kayak Club. Meet at 10 a.m. at Cold Spring Harbor State Park (Route 25A). Admission includes boat rental, lesson and guide. Reservations required.

ADMISSION $60

PHONE 631-691-2396

WEB longislandkayakclub.com

 

Country boy

Country crooner Trace Adkins (remember him from "Celebrity Apprentice" a few years back?) brings his "Songs and Stories" tour to NYCB Theatre at Westbury for an 8 p.m. show.

ADMISSION $39.50-$49.50

PHONE 800-745-3000

WEB livenation .com

 

Singing sisters

Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway perform the songs of their childhood from the '60s and '70s in an 8 p.m. production of "Boom!" at Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington.

ADMISSION $50-$55

PHONE 516-767-6444

WEB landmarkonmainstreet.org

 

Pace setters

Runners rule on Shelter Island -- at least on Saturday. The island's popular annual 10k run starts at 5:30 p.m. sharp at the roundabout on School Street. Olympians Frank Shorter, Joan Benoit-Samuelson, Bill Rodgers and Keith Brantly will lead pace groups. A post-race party follows at Island Boatyard with live music and a free barbecue for runners. Register noon-4:30 p.m. at the Shelter Island High School gym (33 N. Ferry Rd.).

ADMISSION $45 ($35 advance)

PHONE 631-774-9499

WEB shelterislandrun.com

 

Paddleboat

Board the paddleboat Lauren Kristy at the Bay Shore Marina for a 5:30 p.m. sail across the Great South Bay on a sunset and starlight cruise that includes dinner and dancing. You'll make a stop at the Fire Island Lighthouse and visit the Lens Building.

ADMISSION $75

PHONE 631-321-7028

WEB fireislandlighthouse.com

 

SUNDAY

Blues man

Grammy-winning blues guitarist Jonny Lang performs in concert at 8 p.m., catch him at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach.

 

Studio tour

See art created by established and emerging artists on the Northport ArtWalk, a self-guided walking tour of galleries and studios, 1-5 p.m. Along the way, you'll meet local artists, see demonstrations and hear live music. Pick up a map at Copenhagen Bakery (75 Woodbine Ave.) or Caffe Portofino (249 Main St.).

ADMISSION Free

PHONE 631-754-3905

WEB northportartwalk.com

 

KIDS

Go green

Learn how to have an eco-friendly lifestyle with guest speakers who talk about "green" solutions, along with vendors, children's activities and live music.

WHEN | WHERE 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Port Jefferson Village Center, 101A E. Broadway, Port Jefferson

INFO pjgreenfest.com, 631-473-1414

ADMISSION Free

 

Princess party

See Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, the Little Mermaid and others perform onstage as part of Ballet Long Island, then meet them after the show at a Princess Tea Party with refreshments; bring your camera for photos.

WHEN | WHERE 1 p.m. Saturday, Ballet Long Island, 1863 Pond Rd., Ronkonkoma

INFO balletlongisland.com, 631-737-1964

ADMISSION $18, $30 for two

 

Art spark

Get your imagination going and create your own masterpiece using various art supplies taken from a craft buffet; for all ages.

WHEN | WHERE 2:30 p.m. Friday, Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City

INFO licm.org, 516-224-5800

ADMISSION Free with $11 museum admission; free under age 1

Compiled by Lynn Petry

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