Get Out! Northport's Weekend Planner: Aug. 17-19

A rundown of family-friendly events this weekend.

It's Friday and you have no idea what to do this weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue with the best bets around town.

: Directors’ Choice. 7 p.m. at Patio at the Dock. Street music, featuring singer/songwriters, bluegrass, jazz, Afro-beat, blues, country, popular, children’s special and open mic. All age appropriate. Lawn chairs/blankets suggested. Weather permitting. Free.

: Can one wise man save a village of idiots? Presented by Bare Bones Theater in Northport. Friday at Bare Bones Theater, 8 p.m. $20.

: Come enjoy an evening of Squeaky Clean " Comedy! Featuring some of Long Island's Funniest, finest comedians. Come alone, make a friend or bring a friend. 8-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday at .

: This laugh-inducing, award-winning musical comedy about love in the suburbs is a touching and insightful look at love and relationships. Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. also available. Tickets are $60 at the

: Located at the foot of Main Street at Cow Harbor Parking Lot at the harbor in Northport Village, the Market will include fresh vegetables and fruit from Long Island farmers, fresh fish, grass fed meats, eggs, gourmet foods, fresh pasta, cheese and pickles, baked goods, gluten free chocolates and cookies, jams, jellies and tapenades, oils, sauces and vinegars, micro brewed beer, handmade soaps, and scrubs, fresh cut flowers, potted plants, perennials and annuals, herbs, treats for your pets, and music for your entertainment. Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

: Part of the Youth Theater Series sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. Saturdays at 11 a.m. and Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $15 at the .

: is teaming up with Children's Author/Illustrator and Pet Portrait Artist Beth Weiner Lipson to present a special interactive children's art workshop. Beth will share the creative process, read one of her books and have a special project for the kids! Please bring a photo of your pet. This program is free, but is accepting a $5 suggested donation that will be donated to Little Shelter in Huntington. Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

: An entertaining and informative guided walking tour of Northport's historic business district that uses photos from the Society's collection. Your guide is a local history buff with a true gift for storytelling who makes Main Street's past come alive. Tickets may be purchased the day of the tour in the Museum Shop. The tour begins Sunday at 1:30 p.m. on the front steps of the .

: Discover your inner Kerouac as Gunther's Tap Room and the Northport Historical Society celebrate their joint 50th anniversaries at the beat author's favorite local watering hole. The evening will include live music from The Steve Edwards Band; delicious foods including barbequed ribs, hot dogs and hamburgers; and a cash bar (water and soda are free). Advance paid reservations are required at a cost of $30 for Society members and $35 for non-members. For more information or to make a reservation, call 631-757-9859. 4 p.m. Sunday at .


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