This Week on Long Island: Oysters, Pumpkins Galore, and Tails and Ales

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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

Oyster Ball

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Just the raw facts. We’re brushing up on our oyster knowledge for Oyster Ball on October 5th. Check out the link in bio for tickets. #wherestheoysteremoji

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When: October 5
Where: Blue Point Brewing in Patchogue

The first annual Blue Point Oyster Ball kicks off this weekend! What should you expect? Unlimited oysters, live local music and plenty of craft beer to consume! Parking will be limited, so arrive early!

PumpkinFest 2019

When: October 5-6
Where: Suffolk County Farm & Education Center in Yaphank

Pumpkins, pumpkins and more pumpkins! (It’s harvest time after all.) There will be pumpkin picking and decorating; wagon rides; family games and activities; children’s entertainment; and more! Think you and your family are going to be hungry? Numerous food trucks are going to be on hand, including Food by Eat Me Drink Me; Rolling Smoke Wood-Fired BBQ; Farm to Truck; Roasted Sweet Corn; Knot of This World Pretzels; Chiddy’s Cheesesteak; Kona Ice; T’s Chicken; and Fish and Minichini.

(Note: Dogs aren’t permitted at this event, so leave your furry friends at home!)

Tails & Ales Fundraiser

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When have we NOT thrown a fun event? 🤣 Have YOU bought your tickets for our October 6th Tails and Ales Fundraiser at Destination Unknown Beer Company? If not, you’re DEFINITELY going to want to be a part of this event! Just some highlights: Delicious food from local restaurants including Corks and Taps, Tullulahs, Post Office Café. AH-MAZING raffle baskets, including GPS Dog Collar, Doggie DNA Kit, The Lion King on Broadway Tickets, fishing poles, hockey jersey, designer sunglasses, salon gift certificates, restaurant gift cards and so much more! $25 pp (21+) INCLUDES FOOD, plus one beer. $20 for under 21 includes food. Kids under 5 are free. Jets and Giants games will be playing on the big screens. Get your tickets and come on down to support OAAR, meet adoptable dogs, enjoy yummy food and drink, hang with awesome people, AND get deliciously slobbered in the puppy kissing booth.😘 KIDS AND (FRIENDLY) LEASHED DOGS WELCOME! You’re not going to want to miss this one! 🐶 Purchase your tickets online at:

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When: October 6
Where: Destination Unknown Beer Company in Bay Shore

Here’s an event with a dog-friendly atmosphere. Destination Unknown Beer Company is holding a fundraiser to raise money for Ollie’s Angels Animal Rescue, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving the lives of abused, abandoned and neglected dogs across Long Island. Try your luck at the 50/50 raffle, meet adoptable dogs and pucker up at the puppy kissing booth! And if none of that’s appealing to you, there’s always craft beer in the tasting room! Purchase event tickets here.

Save the Date

Fall On The Bay Festival 2019

When: October 12
Where: Tanner Park in Copiague

This event offers a little something for everyone! For beer drinkers, there’ll be a pumpkin beer tent. For foodies, there’ll be food trucks and local restaurants. For melophiles, there’ll be live music. Other attractions include face painting; a bounce castle maze; and more! Purchase tickets here.

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