The Weekender: 5 Things to Do on Long Island This Weekend
PRIDE RAINBOW LANTERN WALK
Have you ever wanted to explore the park after dark? Now is your chance! Take a night-themed walk with the ambiance of rainbow-colored lanterns! Sunken Meadow State Park, 25A and Sunken Meadow Parkway, Kings Park. nymetroparents.com. $4, Advanced registration required. 8-9:30 p.m. June 17.
AFRICAN AMERICAN NIGHT CELEBRATION: JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION
Music hosted by Nassau County and the African American Museum. Part of the Lakeside Theatre Concert Series. Eisenhower Park, Field #6, 1899 Park Blvd., Westbury, theaamuseum.org. Free. 8-10 p.m. June 17.
SAG HARBOR SUMMER ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR
View the work of over 50 artists, crafters, and vendors while enjoying lots of food and contests in Sag Harbor. The craft fair is happening against the backdrop of the beautiful Sag Harbor marina and its luxury yachts. Admission is free on both days. Marine Park Drive, Sag Harbor. Sagharborchamber.com. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 18 & 19.
THE BRIAN MCKNIGHT 4
McKnight has released 19 albums to date over the past twenty-five years, selling over 30 million albums worldwide. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach, whbpac.org $136-$171. 8 p.m. June 18.
This rap/pop sensation’s star has been rising since his 2018 breakout hit “Drew Barrymore” reached No. 16 in the US pop charts. Rescheduled from May 1. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $22.50-$299. 8 p.m. June 19.
The Week Ahead on Long Island
THE DOOBIE BROTHERS
For the group’s 50th Anniversary tour, The Doobie Brothers are bringing back former members Michael McDonald and John McFee. With special guest Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, 895 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh, jonesbeach.com $37-$1,074. 7:30 p.m. June 21.
A WORLD WITHIN A WORLD
A World Within a World: Long Island Bay Houses explores the lives, history, and experiences of bay house owners in the Town of Hempstead from both a historical and contemporary perspective. Featuring a Q&A and discussion with directors Greg Blank and Barbara Weber and folklorist Nancy Solomon. Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington, cinemaartscentre.org $17. 7:30 p.m. June 21.
As the founder of The Byrds, McGuinn is firmly established as an indisputable industry icon, from his signature 12-string Rickenbacker sound, to his instantly recognizable vocals on hits like “Turn! Turn! Turn!” “Eight Miles High” and “Mr. Tambourine Man.” Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington, landmarkonmainstreet.org $44-$56. 7:30 p.m. June 21.
There are few more fitting stars to play Long Island’s famed waterside amphitheater than this beloved Hawaiian beach-rock crooner. He will be touring alongside Durand Jones and The Indications. Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, 895 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh, jonesbeach.com $56-$1,263. 7:30 p.m. June 22.
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