Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out some of these events taking place in and around your community.
Enjoy a night of comedy at the Velvet Lounge Thursday night beginning at 8:30.
Wouldn't it be easier to learn about your device with other people who have the same one? That's exactly what this workshop is intended for...all you need to bring is your device! We'll help you sort out the kinks and get you more familiar with your device, as well as show you the little "tweaks"that will help you get the most out of it. Registration required. To register, visit www.emmaclark.org or call 631.941.4080. Fri. 7 p.m.
Caring for a seriously ill loved one takes an enormous amount of energy, time, compassion and love. This ongoing support group for caregivers will be held every second and fourth Saturday of the month at 9:30 a.m. at Caroline Church Parish House, 1 Dyke Rd. Setauket 11733, tel. 631-941-4245. The program is non-sectarian, non disease specific and open to everyone in the community. Sat. 9:30 a.m. Caroline Church.
Annual Holiday Craft Fair - Sat, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 25+ Vendors. Whittle down your shopping list and get into the holiday spirit. Crafts, jewelry, handmade items, food, homemade desserts and holiday specialties, live holiday music, table decorations. Vendors call 631-751-0297 or email email@example.com.
Come to Mora's and enjoy 5 great wine selections from Spain and South Africa this Saturday from 3-6pm. Best of all, one of our favorite wine reps, Mercedes Manrique from Aviva Vino will be joining us! Excellent, wine, cheese (from C'est Cheese of course) and company. Sat. 3 p.m. Moras’s Wines, Setauket.
Come to the library and enjoy some great music! Transitions repertoire spans Baroque to Bop, Popular and Holiday selections, with classical works by Bach, Debussy, Mozart and Gershwin, as well as contemporary classical works. Registration required and begins October 1st. To register, visitwww.emmaclark.org or call 631.941.4080. Sunday, 1 p.m. Emma Clark Library.
The Lou Cooley Lung Cancer Fundraiser will be held Friday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. at Land’s End in Sayville.
The Bay Area Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Richard Wright, presents Czech Mates, music by Dvorak and Smetana, on Saturday, November 23, at 7:30 PM at Sayville High School. The concert is free, but donations are accepted.
“From Jazz To Soul” features performer Rhonda Denét as presents her unique interpretations of these classic songs accompanied by the Silver Fox Songs Duo at the Bayport-Blue Point Library on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m.
The Christian Church at Holbrook, 1123 Broadway Ave. in Holbrook, is hosting a frozen turkey give-away on Saturday, November 23 at 2 p.m. First-come, first-served.
Shopping event will also have raffles and giveaways. Event taking place Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Clarion Hotel, 3845 Veterans Memorial Highway, Ronkonkoma.
Singer will perform broadway to pop songs at Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Ave, Bohemia Sunday at 2 p.m.
Christmas Holiday Boat Parade
The 20th annual boat parade will be taking place this weekend along Patchogue Village’s riverfront. A preview night Saturday from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. will allow residents to view the boats and vote for awards. Boats can be viewed from The Oar, 264 West Avenue in Patchogue, Harbor Crab, 116 Division St. in Patchogue, and Off Key Tikki, 31 Baker Place in Patchogue. The parade itself will take place Sunday around 6 p.m. and can be viewed from Sandspit Park: Davis Park Ferry Terminal on Brightwood St. or Fire Island National Seashore: Watch Hill Ferry Terminal on West Ave. More information is available at www.patchogueboatparade.com.
Race taking place at Shorefront Park near Smith St. and Rider Ave. in Patchogue Village is taking place Saturday at 9 a.m. Day of race registration is taking place at 8:30 a.m. and is a minimum $25 donation.
Fair taking place at Saxton Middle School, 121 Saxton St. in Patchogue, Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Photos with Santa are taking place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
American Dance Theatre of Long Island will be performing "Clara's Dream, The Nutcracker" at The Patchogue Theatre for The Performing Arts, 71 E. Main St. in Patchogue, Sunday at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets are $15-$32.
Opera as performed from Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy will screen at Plaza Cinema and Media Arts Center, 20 Terry St. in Patchogue, Sunday at 2 p.m. and Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Comedians Mel Garlick, Ken Krinsky, Les Bayer, Rob Cividanes, Paul Bond will perform at Plaza Cinema and Media Arts Center, 20 Terry St. in Patchogue, Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $12.