This Week on Long Island: 3 Festivals and a Brewery Event You Can’t Miss


This weekend will see the return of Sayville’s Seafood Festival—and so much more.

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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 to enjoy under an umbrella on the patio.

Seafood Festival

When: August 24, 25
Where: LI Maritime Museum in West Sayville

Sponsored by Blue Island Oyster Company and Claws Seafood Market, the Long Island Maritime Museum’s Seafood Festival is all about the food! With everything from raw bars to lobster rolls, the annual event will have a little something for everybody—including non-seafood options, too. Additionally, there will be live music, a craft show, children’s activities and much more! Buy tickets today!

Farmingdale Music On Main 

When: August 22
Where: Downtown Farmingdale in Farmingdale

 The last Farmingdale Music On Main is this Thursday at 5 p.m. Don’t miss out on celebrating the remaining days of summer with live music, al fresco dining and rows of local merchants! St. Joseph Hospital & Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce are the event’s sponsors. 

Save the Date

‘We Are Turning Two!’ at Jamesport Farm Brewery

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Celebrate JFB's second year anniversary on August 31! We will have special beer releases (including our LIMITED Whiskey Barrel-Aged Sugar Skull Pumpkin Ale), commemorative glasses, ice cream and food truck, train rides, oyster bar, live music, and more! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. . We will have in extra-limited quantities a “Whiskey Barrel-Aged” Sugar Skull Pumpkin Ale. Served ONLY in our tasting room in our branded, commemorative glass. Special Glass (with fill): $25. Refills (in glass only or last year's glass): $10. No growler fills. . Also arriving back on tap is our delicious, classic Sugar Skull Pumpkin Ale. Don’t forget to ask for the cinnamon sugar-rim treatment! . . @peconicgoldoysters will be at the brewery shucking + serving oysters for sale 2-5 pm. . Bungalow Bar Ice Cream Truck and Thomas the Train will be at the brewery serving sweet treats for sale and giving train rides for a small fee. . Listen to live music by @ninaetcetera 1:30-5:30 pm. . #jamesportfarmbrewery #jamesportfarmbrewcrew #jfb #farmbrewery #farmgrownbeer #farmtopint #farmtopintglass #longislandinaglass #nofarmsnobeer #drinkbeerfromhere #drinklocalbeer #localcraftbeer #thinknydrinkny #northfork #locallygrown #supportlocalfarms #craftbeer #anniversary #twoyearanniversary #weareturning2 #countdownison #specialbeerrelease #pumpkinisback #whiskeybarrelagedpumpkinale #sugarskullpumpkinale

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When: August 31
Where: Jamesport Farm Brewery in Jamesport

Jamesport Farm Brewery is turning two this month! To celebrate, the brewery is releasing its limited Whiskey Barrel-Aged Sugar Skull Pumpkin Ale. At the event, which is open to the public, there will also be an ice cream and food truck, train rides, an oyster bar, live music and more!

(Bonus: There’s another brewery celebrating its anniversary on this date! Check out next week’s “This Week on Long Island” to find out which one!)

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