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Art Show on the Great Lawn
When/Where: , W Montauk Hwy & Manor Ln, West Bay Shore, NY 11706 (Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.)
Why Go: If you're an art enthusiast, visit Sagtikos Manor and enjoy amazing artwork from local artists. The artwork will range from traditional to contemporary in various mediums. A special exhibit of wood carvings and sketches will also be held in memory of Richard Milligan, a local artist who passed away.
Pricing: Art show is free to the public and the regular admission will be charged for the tour. Food available.
Benefit at Speakeasy for "Bobbi and the Strays," a non-kill, not for profit shelter
When/Where: 226 Higbie Ln, West Islip, NY 11795 (Speakeasy) (Sunday, 1:00 p.m.)
Why Go: It will feature live music during the day, raffles and free BBQ. Oh and proceeds will go to help save animals.
For more information: (631)482-8866
Pricing: $20 donation
Islip Arts Council Free Concerts - Bayard Cutting Arboretum
When/Where: 440 Montauk Highway, Great River, NY 11739 (Bayard Cutting Arboretum) (Sunday, 2:00 p.m.)
Why Go: The Bayard Cutting Arboretum is a New York State Park that was donated to the Long Island State Park region. It is a beautiful location and ideal spot for outdoor summer concerts. Starting at 2 p.m., come down to the Arboretum for a Sunday filled with music and outdoor magic.
Pricing: $8 parking fee
Saturday Night Cruise LI Road Gents
When/Where: , 187 Sunrise Hwy, West Islip (Saturday, 5-10 p.m.)
What: The Long Island Road Gents are holding a Saturday Night Cruise at Bob's Stores. The Gents are a family oriented club which features cars and trucks of all kinds. Founded in 2006 in West Islip, this event is to support a local business and enjoy cars from all different models.