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Get Out, Farmingdale: Weekend Planner

Take part in all Farmingdale has to offer this weekend.

It’s Friday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.

You're time-pressed enough, so we're happy to do the research and find the best things to do and places to go for adults and kids, both locally and within reasonable striking distance.

This weekend, we're suggesting some live music, a conference, a National Stein Hoisting Competition and a fall garden celebration.

Uppercut at Kodiak’s

Where: , 1815 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale
When:
Sept. 16, 10 p.m.
Why Go:
  See some live music and have some food/drinks.

Samuel Adams National Stein Hoisting Competition at Library Café to Kick Off Octoberfest

Where: , 274 Main St., Farmingdale
When:
Sept. 16, 10 p.m.
Why Go:
  Compete for the chance to be crowned the Samuel Adams National Stein Hoisting Champion and win a trip for two to the 2012 Octoberfest Celebration in Munich, Germany.  Nightly winners will be awarded with a Samuel Adams OctoberFest prize pack to include key chains, mugs, hats, etc.

Peat Moss at The Nutty Irishman

Where: , 323 Main St., Farmingdale
When:
Sept. 16, 11:30 p.m.
Why Go:
See some live music.

Conference:  We’re All In This Together – Labor and Community Gather to Work Together

Where: , 7180 Republic Airport, Farmingdale
When:
Sept. 17, 9:45 a.m.
Why Go:
  Attend this conference for panel discussions and workshops of distinguished members of Long Island’s Labor and community organizations.

Snakes & Arrows (Rush Tribute Band) at Kodiak’s

Where: , 1815 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale
When:
Sept. 17, 10 p.m.
Why Go:
  See some live music and have some food/drinks.

Green Machine at The Nutty Irishman

Where: , 323 Main St., Farmingdale
When:
Sept. 17, 11:30 p.m.
Why Go:
  See some live music.

Fall Garden Celebration at Farmingdale State College

Where: , 2350 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale
When:
Sept. 18, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Why Go:
Find just the right plants for your home and support the ornamental horticulture teaching gardens at Farmingdale State. Learn, enjoy the beauty of the fall and support the maintenance of Farmingdale’s gardens with your purchases. Take a tour of the gardens with horticulture professors. Bring your garden and design questions to “Ask the Experts” and bring in your soil samples for pH analysis and plants for diagnosis offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension.  Attend free lectures.
Pricing:
  Admission, tours, advice, and workshops are free.

Garden Party to Honor Thomas A. DiDominica at Farmingdale State College

Where: , 2350 Broadhollow Rd. , Farmingdale (in the Ornamental Horticulture Teaching Gardens)
When:
Sept. 18, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Why Go:
  The Ram's Horn Award will be presented to OH1955 graduate Thomas A. DiDominica, owner of The Dee's Nursery & Florist, Inc. in Oceanside.

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