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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Send-off summer LI-style at waterside family festivals this weekend

Cherish the last weekend of summer — can’t believe it’s here — by hopping onto thrilling midway rides, playing carnival games, taking in some tasty international fare and cool, live entertainment, and just having FUN at the Long Island Family Fun Festival, held at Tanner Park in Copiague, Sept. 14-16.

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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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August on Long Island is the perfect time to catch free movies – outdoors

Watch some well-loved or newer films, from the comfort of a beach chair or blanket, as it’s the season for outdoor, free film screenings here on long Island. Whether you choose to watch from the grassy lawns at Eisenhower Park or by the bay at Sunset Park in Port Washington, you and your family are sure to make memories under the stars. Don’t forget to bring popcorn!

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Sample the food and the fun at feast-centric festivities in Glen Cove and Copiague

Chow down on sausage-and-pepper sandwiches at the Feast of St. Rocco in Glen Cove, this week, Aug. 2-5; and then, sample international delights, from kielbasa to plantains, at Our Lady of the Assumption Feast in Copiague, a few days later, Aug. 8-12. But, be sure to get family and friends to join you for a good time as there are also midway rides, games and carnival-style activities at these two, cool summer feasts.

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