9/11 Dedication, Fairs and Festivals This Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check this list to see what's happening around town.

Check out our picks for the activities and events happening in the Dix Hills/Melville area this weekend, Sept 10 and 11.

For a complete listing, please browse our events calendar.


Where/When: Melville Fire Department, Substation #3, at the corner of New York Avenue and Old Country Road; Sunday 8:30 a.m.

Why Go?: To mark the join the Melville Fire Dept. as they dedicate a plaque that will contain the names of all 43 Town of Huntington residents that perished that day. The service will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m., with moments of silence at the time of the first and second strike on the Towers, followed by the readings of the names of the Town of Huntington residents who perished that day.

Pricing: Free

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Where/When: , 55 Vanderbilt Pkwy, Dix Hills; Saturday 10-10:45 a.m. (Babies Boogie) and 11-11:45 (Toddlers Tango).

Why Go?: To participate in a morning of movement, music and rhythm with songs, props, and instruments designed to get you and your child moving. Babies Boogie is for 0-23 month olds and Toddlers Tango is for ages 24-48 months.

Pricing: Free; Reserve your spot by calling the library at 631-421-4530.


Where/When: , 305 N Service Rd, Dix Hills; Sunday 2 p.m.

Why Go?: To listen to singer Tierney Ryan sing the songs of jazz great Billy Holiday including such favorites as "You've Change," "Lover Man," "I'll Be Seeing You," and I "Love You Porgy."

Pricing: $20; Purchase tickets online, at the box office or by calling 631-656-2148.


Where/When: Sands Point Preserve, 127 Middle Neck Rd, Port Washington; Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Why Go?: To experience a re-creation of medieval life, hosted by The Kingdom of Acre, at the 32nd Annual Sands Point Medieval Festival. Enjoy period music, song and dance, historic research and costume design, calligraphy, archery, medieval games, cooking, brewing, medieval arts and crafts and more. 

Pricing: $12 adults, $6 children 4-12 yrs., under 4 free.


Where/When: John Walsh Park, 190 Larkfield Rd, East Northport (corner of Pulaski and Larkfield Roads); Friday 6-11 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Why Go?: To enjoy the many activities of the 16th Annual East Northport Fair and Festival including craft vendors, sidewalk sales, exhibits, street performers, magic shows, midway rides, games, pony rides, petting zoo, live entertainment, music, raffles, giveaways, lots of food (including Crossroads Cafe, Northport Fish and Lobster, Nocello's Ristorante, Waterside Caterers, Fresco's Famous Italian Ices, Chilly Willy, Tropical Smoothie Cafe and Smokaburger's), a bicycle stunt show (2 shows on Sunday sponsored by Adam's Cyclery) and more.

Pricing: Free; Fee for rides and food.


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