Weekend Events Guide Oct 31th Edition

Happy Halloween! Enjoy the weekend and remember- we get an extra hour of sleep this weekend. Turn your clocks back on Sunday!

Friday, Saturday, Sunday and most nights through Nov 2nd- The Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns will take place in Old Westbury Gardens. See more than 5,000 hand carved jack o’lanterns created by professional artists and sculptors arranged throughout a scenic trail. Discount tickets available for kids 3-17 and seniors. Kids under 2 are free. Ticket prices range from $18-$28 depending on day/time. 5:30pm-10:30pm. 71 Old Westbury Rd., Westbury. http://www.therise.org

Saturday- The Lutheran Church of the Resurrections is holding their Christmas Fair. You’ll find lots of treasures from Christmas ornaments and decorations to handmade items like scarves and hats, to jewelry, toys, baked goods and more! 10am-3pm. 420 Stewart Ave. 


Saturday- Barnes Gallery hosts GC resident Susie Alvey at the “Meet the Artist” Reception from 5:30-7:30pm. Live music, wine and hors d’oeuvres. Her work will be on display for the month of November. Cost: free. 2 Nassau Blvd, Garden City South.

Saturday- Head to the Lakeshore Learning Store between 11am and 3pm for a different craft every Saturday. 2079 Hillside Ave, New Hyde Park 516-616-9360 www.lakeshorelearning.com

Saturday- Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) at the Long Island Children’s Museum. Learn about the customs of this Latin American tradition and create your own sugar skull to commemorate the day.  2pm-4pm. Ages: 2-7. 11 Davis Ave. Garden City. 516-224-5800 http://licm.org/parents.php

Saturday- The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) will be performing at the Tilles Center. The New York Times says the International Contemporary Ensemble is “[t]he new gold standard for new music.” 8pm. Ticket price: $43. http://tillescenter.org/event/international-contemporary-ensemble-ice/

Saturday- Come to Hofstra University’s Midnight Movie and see the classic film “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”. Student Center Theater. Admission: Free. 11:59pm.   

Sunday: Hofstra University presents Stars On Sundays. Participants use telescopes for star-gazing while learning about the universe from college astronomers. Hofstra invites kids of all ages to view, Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus, star clusters, nebulae, & double stars. 4th floor, Berliner Hall, California Ave & Huntington Place, South of Hempstead Tpke. 6pm-8pm

Sunday- Long Island Restaurant Week begins. A great time to visit your local faves and also try some new ones!

Remember- this Sunday, 11/2, clocks go back one hour at 2am and daylight savings time officially ends. 

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