Veteran-themed activities and free-admission specials offered over the next few days

With Veteran’s Day observed, in honor of the bravery of those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, this Sunday, there are veteran-themed activities and free-admission specials being offered at the following LI venues. So, whether you are a veteran or want to bring a special veteran with you – I think you might enjoy one or more of these activities.

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Fashion and polo at Bethpage State Park this Sunday

While attending a polo match is exciting on its own, you can have double the fun, on Sept. 30, as a fashion show is also taking place at Bethpage Polo at the Park event, part of the New York Polo Series, hosted by Meadowbrook Polo Club, at Bethpage State Park’s polo field in Farmingdale.

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North Fork TV Festival in Greenport now through Saturday

Living in an era of TV binge-watchers, it comes as no surprise that TV shows are lauded in the fashion that films are, today. A testament to TV’s power is that the North Fork TV Festival — featuring new independent scripted TV shows — returns for its third year Sept. 6-8, at the Greenport Theatre.

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Top three picks for home and garden tours — offered this weekend

There’s something about magnificent mansions and perfectly manicured gardens that entice the history buff, and photographer, in me; so, I’ve picked few tours and events that might get you on board to explore stunning and historical venues this weekend.

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The East End has it going on with plenty to see and do this weekend

I have a special place in my heart for the Eastern End of Long Island; as a Nassau resident, it is truly a getaway for me. And, I look forward to getting out there, now, especially with all the attractions, shows and festivals held in the summer.

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Opening reception for “The Best of Jackie O” exhibit at Greenport Theatre this Friday

Former First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is an American icon! And, while images of her as the widow of President Kennedy, an influencer of style and as a book editor might be what first come to mind, photographer Bert Morgan captured Jackie Bouvier during her childhood and his photographs are in the East End Arts’ (EEA) exhibit, “The Best of Jackie O,” on display now-Sept. 8, at Greenport Theatre.

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Where to take dad this weekend for some family fun

Are you still wondering where to take dad in celebration of Father’s Day? Ponder no more, as some of our favorite Long Island attractions are offering events, held on either June 16 or 17, that are low-cost, no cost, or with free admission for dad.

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