If you're looking for things to do on Long Island, here are spots to explore and events to attend this season.
FLIP CIRCUS See clowns, acrobats, jugglers and daredevils perform at the Flip Circus at Smith Haven Mall. The show features humorists from Italy, the Globe of Death motorcycles, a swing pole and aerial strap act, acrobatics and more from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 27; noon to 2 p.m.; 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. May 28; noon to 2 p.m.; 3 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. May 29; 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 30. Tickets start at $40; $25 for children; 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove, flipcircus.com.
PLACEMENT OF FLAGS FOR MEMORIAL DAY Volunteers will place American flags on every gravesite at Long Island National Cemetery. Bins will be located at each section starting at 8 a.m. May 28; 2040 Wellwood Ave., Farmingdale, 631-454-4949.
SPLISH SPLASH OPENING Park reopens for the season May 28 and tickets start at $49.99; 2549 Splish Splash Dr., Calverton, splishsplash.com, 631-727-3600.
BETHPAGE AIR SHOW AT JONES BEACH Look up in the sky and be amazed by the Bethpage Air Show starring the United States Navy Blue Angels at Jones Beach State Park on May 28-29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m; $10 parking fee at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh, bethpageairshow.com, 631-321-3510.
AMERICAN AIRPOWER MUSEUM If you can’t make it to Jones Beach for the Air Show, get a glimpse of these aircrafts at the American Airpower Museum: three Navy Boeing EA-18G Growlers, a B-25 Mitchell bomber, Douglas C-47 Skytrain troop transport, Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber, P-51D Mustang fighter, Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter and two AT-6 Texan trainer, as they take off towards Jones Beach for the Air Show and later as they return to Hangar 3, between 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 28-29. Admission is $20, $15 veterans, $10 ages 5-12. Planes will also be practicing between 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 27; 1230 New Highway, Farmingdale, americanairpowermuseum.org, 631-293-6398.
"BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Live stage performance tells the story of the rockers rise to fame as the world’s top recording artist with hits such as, “Peggy Sue, “That’ll Be the Day” and other chart toppers, matinee and evening performances through June 26 at the Argyle Theatre. Tickets start at $48; 34 West Main St., Babylon, argyletheatre.com, 631-230-5300.
JIM BREUER See the Long Island native live on his “Coming Home” tour, 8 p.m. May 27-28 at the Paramount. Tickets start at $29.50; 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com, 631-673-7300.
JENNA BUSH HAGER Meet TV co-host of NBC's "Today with Hoda and Jenna," author and daughter of the 43rd U.S. president and granddaughter of the 41st U.S. president at a signing of her latest books from 10:30 a.m. to noon May 28 at Locust Valley Bookstore; 8 Birch Hill Rd,, Locust Valley, locustvalleybookstore.com. 516-676-1313.
MOSAIC STREET PAINTING FESTIVAL This festival features works of art, arts and crafts vendors, live music and dance performances, plus food trucks from noon to 5 p.m. May 29 (rain date: May 30) in Riverhead. Painting in the street is encouraged by reserving a square in advance or get your own the day of the festival. $20 fee includes chalk for sketching, must register online by May 28, $25 day of event; 133 E. Main St., Riverhead, eastendarts.org, 631-727-0900.
“BARK IN THE PARK” Long Island Ducks take on the Gastonia Honey Hunters at 1:35 p.m. May 30 at Fairfield Properties Ballpark. Fans are invited to bring their dogs with them to the ballpark to enjoy the holiday matinee, no additional ticket purchase is required to take part in “Bark in the Park,” gates open at 12:35 p.m., Tickets from $15; 3 Court House Dr., Central Islip, liducks.com, 631-940-8499.