This Week on Long Island: A Polish Street Fair and Festivals Galore

Enjoy a taste of Poland—and plenty of kielbasa—at Riverhead’s Polish Town Street Fair later this week.

Welcome to This Week on Long Island! A recurring series, This Week on Long Island rounds up the top food and beverage events for the week

This Week

17th Annual Long Island Bluegrass & Roots Music Festival

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When: August 17
Where: Tanner Park in Copiague.

This annual festival brings together local and touring acts in a day-long celebration of all things bluegrass. Of course, throughout the day, there will be bands playing your favorite bluegrass tunes, but there will also be workshops, children’s activities, food and craft vendors, and more!

Aloha Run to the Great South Bay Brewery

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Every week this Summer we will be featuring one of our awesome brews! This week we're featuring our 2019 TAP NY Gold Winner for Saisons; our Locals to Locals Belgian Saison! This delightfully light beer is a perfect for any occasion, with subtle tastes and crisp flavors in every sip. Come into our tasting room 5/29-6/2 for discounted pints of this refreshing Spring beer! Very limited quantities available for distribution and in stores! Check your local distributors and #AskForGSB Beer Facts: ABV: 6.2% IBU: 32 Ingredients: Flaked Oats, Barley Wheat and Honey Hops: French Strisselspalt #BeerOfTheWeek #GreatSouthBayBrewery #BayShore #LongIsland #BeerPorn #TAPNY #Gold #beernerd #BeerSnob #Instabeer #CraftBeer ##GreatSouthBay #brewery

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When: August 18
Where: Great South Bay Brewery in Bay Shore.

Want all the beer you can (safely) drink? We’re sure you do, but are you willing to break a sweat for the luxury? What about a five-mile run? Are you willing to put on a pair of running shoes in exchange for some day drinking? If so, buy a ticket to the Aloha 5 Mile Run to the Great South Bay Brewery!

The Polish Town Street Fair

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#Kielbasa sandwich….at the #PolishFair!

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When: August 17, 18
Where: Polish Town Civic Association in Riverhead.

How does kielbasa sound? Good? Well, there will be plenty of it at The Polish Town Street Fair in Riverhead this weekend! There will also be an abundant amount of stuffed cabbage, pierogies and beer on hand. Oh, and if you’ve been brushing up on your polka dance moves, this event is for you!

(Bonus: Long Ireland Beer Company is hosting its own event to celebrate Polish heritage this weekend! Join The Polka Brothers Band at the brewery in the afternoon for live music and local beer.)

Save the Date

Peach Festival

When: August 24, 25
Where: Harbes Family Farm in Mattituck.

Don’t miss this year’s Peach Festival at Harbes Family Farm! It’s the festival’s 30th anniversary, and the two-day event will be packed with live music; a Singing Hayride; farm animals; a Sports Zone with baseball, football and basketball tossing games; and for wine lovers, there will be a Wine Barn, a 100-year-old renovated potato barn, where there will be tastings of Harbes’ award-winning wines available. Enjoy the rustic ambiance inside or take your wine outside under an umbrella on the patio.

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