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TGIF! Huntington

Your local live weekend entertainment guide.

Happy Friday! Fall officially arrives today, bringing the first of many outdoor festivals and new opportunities to get out, relax and enjoy local live entertainment right here in Huntington. Click on the links below for more information on each listing. As always, if you have a live entertainment event you’d like to see posted, let us know in the comments! Here are a few to start your weekend off on the right ‘note’:

Sept. 23

, New Horizons String Orchestra, The public is invited to sit in and listen to rehearsals on Friday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.   

: Live music happy hour featuring Acoustifunk, 4:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m.

“West Side Story” - come kick off the library's 50th Anniversary weekend with this winner of the 1961 Academy Award for Best Picture at 6:30 p.m.

: Presenting “One Man, Two Guvnors” based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni with songs by Grant Olding. Recorded Live from National Theatre, London. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Tribute To The Music of Bobby Darin, Neil Diamond and Paul Anka, featuring Arnie Gruber & his Band with special guest vocalist Halley Hiatt. Show at 7:30 p.m.

Grasso’s: Tom Lellis Trio, vocals, piano & bass at 7:30 p.m.

Experience the great romantic tragedy, “Camelot,” with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Fredericke Loewe. Winner of four Tony Awards. Showtime at 8 p.m.

Karaoke Fridays with Dix Hills resident DJ Patty, from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Soul Twist at 10 p.m.

: Disco music and dancing 10 p.m.

: DJ starting at 11:30 p.m.

Sept. 24

Exhibits by environmental groups and conservationists, children's games, nature related crafts, music and fishing for kids under 12. Rain date Oct. 1. Runs from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

: “LI Naturally” Environmental Fair featuring a solar powered stage and the music of Solar Punch. Come meet Walt Whitman, check out our marine life in a touch tank with the LI Aquarium, and learn about ways you can 'go green' at home. Runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

: Youth Theater Series presents “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” at 11 a.m.

Greenlawn-Centerport Historical Association's annual Pickle Festival features 100 barrels of hand-held pickles, baked goods and free face-painting, musical entertainment, pickle pins, corn maze, pony log, hay ride, potato-digging demonstration and more! Rain date Sept. 25. Runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Experience the great romantic tragedy, “Camelot,” with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Fredericke Loewe. Winner of four Tony Awards. Showtimes at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Magician Robert McIntee will present a fantastic family show, featuring great magic, lots of audience participation, comedy, storytelling and a breathtaking musical routine with special effects! Show from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Long Island Violin Shop: String Poet Studio Series presents the poetry of George Held and Barbara Novack, with Harris Becker on Classical and Baroque Guitar performing works by Torroba, de Murcia, Savage, Albeniz, including the US premiere of “Three Moods for Guitar,” by Michael Frassetti. Hosted by Annabelle Moseley with Open Mic following. Begins at 5 p.m.

In celebration of the library's 50th anniversary, join us for "A Taste of Honey." Beatles tribute band The Liverpool Shuffle will perform, followed by a dessert buffet. Begins at 7 p.m.

Grasso’s: Ernie Byrd & Friends with Dave LaLama on piano and Noriko Ueda on bass at 7:30 p.m.

: Beginnings, Chicago tribute band at 7:30 p.m.

: The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Huntington presents
musical group The Bandana Splits with special guests, Hot Sake. Begins at 7:30 p.m.

: Disco music and dancing at 10 p.m.

: The Racket performs at 10 p.m.

: Live music at 11:30 p.m.

Sept. 25

: Youth Theater Series presents, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” at 10:30 a.m.

Jazz Brunch featuring a “Build-your-own Bloody Mary Bar,” from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

: Jazz Brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Grasso’s: Jazz Brunch with Joe Carter & Wayne Sabella on guitar & piano at 12 p.m.

: “An Afternoon of Movies & Music,” unique interactive event to benefit Long Island independent film and music production communities, at 2 p.m.

Pianist Alexander Wu will perform music from composers including George Gershwin, David Brubeck, Chick Corea, Astor Piazzolla and others. His latest CD is entitled “Rhythm Road Across the Americas.” Begins at 2:30 p.m.

The Huntington Historical Society hosts an afternoon of music memorializing Sergei Rachmaninoff's time in Centerport and celebrating his music and contributions to the community. Show at 4 p.m.

Experience the great romantic tragedy, “Camelot,” with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Fredericke Loewe. Winner of four Tony Awards. Showtime at 7 p.m.

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