This Week on Long Island: Two Brewery Anniversary Celebrations, One Street Fair You Can’t Miss!

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Head to Ronkonkoma this weekend for the festival fare of your dreams (or nightmares).

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

8th Anniversary Party

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Can release number 4 for our 8th Anniversary party. August 31st from 12-8 pm.

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When: August 31
Where: Spider Bite Brewing Co. in Holbrook 

Join Spider Bite Brewing Co. this Saturday as it celebrates its 8th anniversary! The brewery is releasing four new canned beers at the event: 8th Anniversary IPA; Black Toes Black New England IPA; All Hallows’ Eve Imperial Pumpkin Ale (yes, get your pumpkin beer fix early!); and Bourbon Barrel Aged Boris Junior. Geenas Weenas Food Truck will be on site. The party begins at noon!

We Are Turning Two!

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🎉 Today is our official 2nd birthday! It’s been quite a 🚜 ride, we’ve come a long way, and we couldn’t have done it without all of our amazing staff and loyal patrons! 🍻 Celebrate with us on this Saturday 8/31 for our event >We Are Turning 2!< from 12-8 pm with new beer releases (🎃 is back!), commemorative glasses, ice cream and food truck, train rides, oyster bar, live music, and more! Open 3-7 today. . Please comment below with your favorite moment with us over these past 2 great years! Again, THANK YOU for all your support! Cheers! . #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 (more pumpkin beer!). At the event, which is open to the public, there will be an ice cream and food truck, train rides, an oyster bar, live music and more!

2019 Ronkonkoma Chamber of Commerce Annual Street Fair

When: September 1
Where: Hawkins Avenue in Ronkonkoma

 Where can you go this weekend for live entertainment, food, rides, arts and crafts, and more than 200 vendors? The 2019 Ronkonkoma Chamber of Commerce Annual Street Fair!

Save the Date

4th Annual Blue Island Oyster Festival

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Thank you to everyone who joined us at the 3rd annual Blue Island Oyster Festival this past Saturday! A huge thank you to all the oyster farmers, culinary and beverage sponsors! Thank you @lislandstrong for your sponsorship & support! And thank you to all the local business who donated to our basket auction! Funds raised will be able to benefit the Blue Island Oyster Foundation, @savethegreatsouthbay and the new Blue Island Oyster Foundation Sayville High School Class of 2019 Scholarship! 🌊 Drone Photos by @greatsouthbayimages @off_the_block @southshoredive @catch_oyster_bar @blueislandoysterbar #kingstonsclambar @cornucopiafoods @thebrixtonbabylon @grand_central_oyster_bar @sobol_inc @bluepointbrewing @thesubtletea @boxedwater @proudpour @dtrhwines @whitestoneoysters @greatgunshellfish @thatchislandoysters @powderpointoysters @kusshioysters @oysterponds_shellfish_co @soundswell @nickrussmusic @lisa_polizzi @shinnecock_restore #blueislandoysterfestival #blueislandoysters

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When: September 14
Where: Blue Island Oyster Company in West Sayville

How does unlimited freshly shucked oysters sound? Good? Well, attend the 4th Annual Blue Island Oyster Festival this year, where there will be varieties from at least 10 different oyster farmers! There will be Blue Point beer and wine. There are only 500 tickets available for the event, which benefits the Blue Island Oyster Foundation and Save the Great South Bay, so act today by ordering tickets!

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