Some may have been fooled by the rain this month, but Friday marks the first day of summer. Here are our picks for 10 events for a fun way to celebrate the longest day of the year:
Coney Island and Jones Beach: Empires by the Sea, presented by The Long Island Museum
June 14 through Dec. 29
$9 per person, $7 for seniors and $4 for students ages six to 17. Children under six and museum members are free.
200 Route 25A Stony Brook, 631-751-0066
Midsummer Weekend at the Old Westbury Gardens:
Midsummer Jazz, Friday, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
$16, $14 for members. Advance tickets required. 71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury, 516-333-0048 Ext. 301
Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat
Weekdays at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Weekends at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Cruise: $18.50, children 2 and under: $5.
431 East Main St., Riverhead, 631-208-9200 ext. 106
Sunset Bootlegger Jazz Party Cruise, presented by Gatsby Fantasy Tours
Friday 7-10 p.m., $64 Per Person
Port Washington Town Dock, 347 Main St., Port Washington, 516-869-4351.
Free Juke Box Nite, presented by Four Doors Down Sports Bar
8 p.m. – midnight
9870 Main Rd., Mattituck, 631-298-8311.
Free Screening of Lincoln, presented by West Babylon Public Library
1-3 p.m., free. West Babylon Public Library, 211 Route 109, West Babylon, 631-669-5445.
Summer Concert Series ft. Vivian and The Merry Makers
7:30 p.m. Martha Clara Vineyards
$12.50 in advanced and $15 at the door
6025 Sound Ave., Riverhead, 631-298-0075 x101
artMOSPHERE 2 Art Exhibit with Live Music
La Notte Lounge, Free
15 New St., Huntington, 631-261-2941
Maria Regina School Family Carnival
5-10 p.m., free, Maria Regina School Parking Lot
4045 Jerusalem Ave., Seaford, 516-541-1229
Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre
7 p.m., free, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, 516-572-0200