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Local events for the week of Thursday, October 14 - Wednesday, October 20


THIS WEEK

Northport-East Northport Community Drug and Alcohol Task Force Color Run
Saturday, October 16, 9am-12pm

Help the Northport-East Northport DATF kick off Recovery, Awareness, Prevention week. Run or walk on the Color Run course and get splashed with color! Featuring life-sized yard games, photo booths, and dancing.
Where:
Fifth Avenue Elementary School, 1157 Fifth Avenue, East Northport
$10 registration fee for individuals; $30 registration fee for family/teams (3-5 people).For more information and to register, click here.

2nd Annual NIOT in the Park
Saturday, October 16, 10am-1230pm
A casual in-the-park event, hosted by Not In Our Town Northport, with activities for families, free goodies for kids and adults, and the opportunity to get to know NIOT Northport and your neighbors. Speakers scheduled to begin at noon.
Where: In the park, across from Copenhagen Bakery and Cafe
For more information, visit www.niotnorthport.org.

Northport Arts Coalition Annual ArtWalk
Sunday, October 17, 1-5pm
The ArtWalk takes the art show from the confines of the park and spreads it throughout the Village of Northport. Artists exhibit and sell their work in shops and offices, while musicians entertain from plazas and in stores. For more information, and applications for entry (due October 4), visit the NAC website.

ONGOING

Garden of Earthly Delights/The People of the Corn
Karen Lind's mixed media work involving painted paper, collage construction, photography, digital manipulation and printing are currently on view at the Northport Library for the exhibit Garden of Earthly Delights. In East Northport, Jose Flores’ watercolor paintings on cotton paper inspired by the Popol Vuh, the sacred Maya book which narrates the Ancient Maya creation story, will be on display at The People of the Corn exhibit.
Where: Northport and East Northport libraries, through October

Abandoned Haunts and Forgotten Trappings Hauntingly beautiful photography of abandoned spaces and found-object sculpture. Matthew Christopher of Abandoned America (https://www.abandonedamerica.us) was the juror of this show. An artists’ reception will be held on October 16 from 5-8pm. (Check website for regular gallery hours.)
Where: The Firefly Artists, 162 Main Street, Northport

Immigrants of Northport and East Northport: Those who built and continue to build our community
Wednesdays through Sundays,1-4:30pm
Where: Northport Historical Society, 215 Main Street, Northport
Check website for updates: https://www.northporthistorical.org

Farmers’ Market, Cow Harbor Park, Northport
Every Saturday morning, rain or shine
8am -12:30pm through November 20

PLAN AHEAD

20th Annual Halloween Hayride
Presented by the Northport Chamber of Commerce
Sunday, October 24, 12-4pm
$5 per person admission includes hayride, pumpkin patch (one pumpkin per child, with ticket), live music, petting zoo, costume contest (at 2pm) and refreshments. Fun for the whole family!
Where: Northport Village Park

Northport Historical Society Oktoberfest
Thursday, October 28 at 6pm
Beginning in October, the Northport Historical Society will start its “Stamp Your Passport” event series. As part of the new Immigrants of Northport and East Northport exhibit, an event representing a different country will be held each month. The first event will celebrate Oktoberfest, right here in Northport.
Where: Pumpernickels, 640 Main Street, Northport
Owner Artie Glad will be talking about the history of the restaurant and the surrounding area. Cost is $60 for members and $75 for non-members. Tickets are on sale at www.northporthistorical.org.