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Do This: Event Listings for Oct. ’13
Cinema Arts Centre 40th “Ruby” Anniversary Celebration
Ticket includes cocktail hour, open bar, dinner, a short film, live music, dancing and a whole lot of reminiscing on the great, great memories that have made CAC such a Long Island institution and regional cultural treasure. North Ritz Club, 274 Jericho Tpke., Syosset. www.northritzclub.com $175; more for reserved tables. 6:30-11:30 p.m. October 10.
Bayville Scream Park
One of LI’s most scariest Halloween destinations, the scream park boasts five bone-chilling haunted attractions, including Uncle Needle’s Funhouse of Fear, zombie pirates and an utterly terrifying haunted house, plus “Not So Scary” activities, such as a pumpkin patch, bouncy house, storytelling, hermit crab races and spooky gifts and treats. Bayville Scream Park, 8 Bayville Ave., Bayville. Bayvillescreampark.com $17.75-$59.75. Fridays & Saturdays, 6 p.m.-2a.m.; Sundays & Weekdays 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Weekends through October 6; Everyday October 11 – November 3.
The musician, Grammy-nominated actor and standup funnyman brings his unique brand of comedy to LI’s newest performance venue. A must-see gig. The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury. www.thespaceatwestbury.com $25-$41.90. 7 p.m. October 11.
3rd Annual Fright Fest in Mastic Beach
From the ghoulish imagination of the Cultural Arts Guild of Mastic Beach emerges this frightening festival, complete with a parade, local vendors, rides, music, food, drink, crafts, hayrides, games, costume contests and various other Halloween horrors. Neighborhood Rd., Mastic Beach. culturalartsguildmb.blogspot.com Free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. October 12.
Finch/Dance Gavin Dance
Celebrating What It Is To Burn’s 10-year anniversary, the California post-hardcore thrashers kick off the album’s namesake tour right here on LI. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $33-$58. 8 p.m. October 13.
Long Island Reptile Expo
Snakes, skinks, turtles, anoles, iguanas, bearded dragons, monitors, frogs—if they have scales, are cold-blooded, slithery or slimy and a little frightening, they’ll be here, among more than 115 vendor tables and hordes of Long Islanders who adore them. Oh, and they’ll be tons of arachnids here, too. Yikes! Huntington Hilton Hotel, 598 Broad Hollow Rd., Melville. Reptileexpo.com $9 adults; $4 kids 7-12; Free kids under 7. 9a.m.-3 p.m. October 13.
Live music, hayrides, pumpkin-picking, produce sales, cider-making—October is definitely here! Benner’s Farm, 56 Gnarled Hollow Rd., East Setauket. bennersfarm.com, price unknown, 12- 4 p.m. October 13.
Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn. www.barclayscenter.com $47.90-$82.10. 7 p.m. October 16.
Annual Mysterious Museum Halloween Party
Animal presentations, crafts, games, costumes, Boo! Tackapausha Museum Preserve, Seaford, 2225 Washington Ave., Seaford. $5. 1 p.m. October 16.
Emerson String Quartet
The first of three appearances at the Staller Center in the 2013-2014 season, this night’s set will include the Haydn Quartet Op. 20, No. 3, the Benjamin Britten Quartet No. 2 and the Beethoven Quartet Op. 59, No. 1. Wow. Staller Center for the Arts, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook. www.stallercenter.com $46. 8 p.m. October 17
Nineties “grunge” rockers Pearl Jam are set to destroy Brooklyn, just three days after their tenth studio album Lightning Bolt drops. Will they perform popular hits “Alive,” “Black,” Release,” Wish List” and “Daughter”? Lesser-known favorites “I Got Id” and “Footsteps”? What about crowd-pleasers “Yellow Ledbetter” and “W.M.A.”!? Only one way to find out. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn. $79. 50-$91.80. 7:30 p.m. October 18 & 19.
The legendary King of Blues will be here on LI. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $84. 50-$150.25. 8 p.m. October 19.
The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra
Glenn Miller may have passed away in 1944, but his famed orchestra keeps his legacy alive in the world of jazz and swing. Uplifting. Not-to-miss. The Patchogue Theatre, 71 E. Main St., Patchogue. patchoguetheatre.com $25-$65. 8 p.m. October 19.
Long Island Music Festival
Three stages, too many bands to name. Here’s just a few: Gloria Gaynor, Funk Filharmonik, That 70s Band, Wonderous Stories, Southbound Band, Minute By Minute, Rattlesnake Dawn and Disco Nights DJ Rusty. Perry Farrell, eat your heart out. “We will survive, Strong Island. We will survive. Eisenhower Park, Hempstead Tpk. and Merrick Ave., East Meadow. Free. 2-7 p.m. October 19.
Mysterious Village Haunted Halloween
This creepy village will be full of monster scavenger hunts, scary stories, jack-o-lantern carving demos, a costume parade, headless horsemen, tarot card readings, broom making, creepy recipes, the grim reaper, scarecrow-making workshops, cider and molasses cookies. What a combo! Old Bethpage Village Restoration, 1303 Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage. www.nassaucountyny.gov $10 adults; $7 children & seniors; children under 5 are free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. October 19, 20, 27.
30th Annual Oyster Bay Oyster Festival
The largest waterfront festival on the East Coast, it features live entertainment, ships, talented artisans, pirate shows, midway rides, an oyster eating and shucking contest and fireworks (on Saturday night at 7 p.m.)! Oyster Bay Harbor, Oyster Bay. Check out www.theoysterfestival.org for more information, including locations for free parking and shuttle service. Free. 11 a.m.-7p.m. Saturday, October 19 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, October 20.
The Disney pop trio is out in support of their fifth studio album, “V,” set to drop later this year. No doubt all the teens and tweens in the audience will be swooning to their latest single “First Time.” NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. thetheatreatwestbury.com $59.50-$79.50. 8 p.m. October 20.
Coheed and Cambria
The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $47.50-$85.25. 7 p.m. October 22.
The Colorado-based rockers invade Huntington with a piano-led assault sure to have those in attendance up and dancing (or at least boppin’) all night long. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. paramountny.com $63-$171. 8 p.m. October 23 & 24.
The Academy Award-winning actor will speak and perform and also sign his new children’s picture book “Never Play Music Right Next To The Zoo.” Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington. www.bookrevue.com 7 p.m. October 25.
Halloween Costume Party
The Stephen Talkhouse, 161 Main St., Amagansett. www.stephentalkhouse.com $20. 9 p.m. October 26.
Would You Like A Tour? Well here you go. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn. www.barclayscenter.com, http://www.barclayscenter.com/events/detail/drake $59.75-$125.25. 7 p.m. October 28.
The Internet comedy sensation is the youngest comedian to record a Comedy Central hour-long special, at just 19-years old. His set combines music, standup and theatrical license in a very unique and entertaining way. Yeah, he’s funny. The Patchogue Theatre, 71 E. Main St., Patchogue. patchoguetheatre.com $25-$30. 8 p.m. October 31.