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October 2017

Sunday Street featuring Slaid Cleaves

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$25

Slaid Cleaves’ self-penned biography simply says: “Grew up in Maine. Lives in Texas. Writes songs. Makes Records. Travels around. Tries to be good.” A busy tour schedule, fueled by an engaging stage personality, have won Cleaves a devoted fan base which includes novelist Stephen King, who wrote the liner notes to Cleaves’ album, Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away. Slaid gained national attention with his 1997 recording, "No Angel Knows," produced by the legendary Gurf Morlix. Cleaves’ follow up album, Broke Down,…

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In Harm’s Way: Past, Present and Future

October 28
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$12

Five years after Super Storm Sandy, the region's most recent battle with nature, this all-day symposium explores storm preparation, recovery and moving forward.  Local residents, folklorists, historians, community planners and architects will share stories and memories of Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane's Irene, Gloria and Lee, among others. Speakers include Jonathan Bergman, historian, author & expert on hurricane & disaster relief; John Jiler, author, Dark Wind; Tom Doheny, Town of Hempstead Commissioner of Conservation & Waterways; Chip Duryea, Montauk resident; Christopher Kretz, Stony…

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Halloween Family Fun Day

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Come in costume for trick or treating, pumpkin painting and family activities including: Eerie Animals from Sweetbriar Nature Center Instrument Petting Zoo with Stony Brook University musicians Canine crafts with the Middle Country Public Library's Mutt Club Plein Aire Painters from LIMarts: a collaborative arts group Admission is free, sponsored by Target

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“Sidemen” Film Screening & Blues Concert

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$14

SIDEMEN: LONG ROAD TO GLORY is an intimate look at the incredible lives and legacies of piano player Pinetop Perkins, drummer Willie “Big Eyes” Smith and guitarist Hubert Sumlin, all Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf sidemen. The film captures some of the last interviews and their final live performances together before their deaths in 2011. The historic live shows are accompanied by performances and personal insights from many of the blues and rock stars these legendary sidemen inspired including; Bonnie…

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November 2017

Holiday Celebration Exhibition Preview Party

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$25

It's the next best thing to our Holiday Celebration Gala & Silent Auction!  Get a sneak peek at all the fabulous holiday items, home décor and original artwork that will be sold in the Silent Auction at the Saturday night gala.  Plus, there's wine, fine food from Bliss Restaurant, raffle prizes and entertainment.  So come and do a little pre-holiday window shopping as the Visitors Center is transformed into a magical winter wonderland.  Consider sponsoring an auction item and come to the…

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