A variety of art exhibitions, educational programs, workshops and live performances are happening around town this weekend and beyond.
What: Northport Arts Coalition Presents Happenings on Main Street
Where: Northport Village Park Patio at the Dock, End of Main Street
When: Friday, July 27th, 7 pm- 9 pm
About: Street music featuring singer/songwriters, folk, bluegrass, classical jazz, blues, traditional R&B, Country, Americana and open mic. All age appropriate. Lawn chairs/blankets suggested. Weather permitting.
What: Making Memories at the Movies
Where: Cinema Arts Centre, Sky Room Care
When: Monday, July 30th, 11 am
About: Making Memories at the Movies is a unique program designed for people living with dementia and their care partners. Individuals of all ages will enjoy clips of classic films followed by guided conversation and reminiscence. Recognizing that movies have the power to spark memories and create emotional connections, Making Memories at the Movies presents an opportunity to engage in discussion while socializing with others in the natural setting of The Cinema Arts Centre.
What: Summer Portfolio Development for High School Students
Where: The Art League of Long Island
When: Session 2: July 30- August 30th, Mon-Fri, 9:30 am- 2:30pm
About: Is Parsons, Pratt, or even Yale one of the Colleges on your Radar? Learn to build a successful portfolio this summer. This expanded program offers more opportunities for students to participate in Summer Portfolio and meet with practicing art and design professionals.
What: The 13th Huntington Folk Festival
Where: Chapin Rainbow Stage, Huntington
When: Friday night, July 27th- Saturday
About: The Huntington Folk Festival caps a weekend of folk, roots and Americana concerts and musical events.
What: Vote for your favorite Porsche at the Vanderbilt
Where: The Vanderbilt Museum, Centerport
When: Sunday, July 29th
About: Join the members of the Porsche Club of America, Metro Region for a Concours d’Elegance on the grounds surrounding the historic Vanderbilt Museum/ The judged show welcomes all years of Porsche models, with trophies going to the top models and a People’s Choice ballot for all visitors.
The Concours is free, but admission to the full grounds is $8, $5 ages 12 and under; $35 car registration