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.
Doing something not on this list? Add your plans to the comments section.
Free Wine Tastings
When: Jan. 6, 4 - 7 p.m.; Jan. 7, 1 - 7 p.m.
Why Go: Enjoy free wine tastings every weekend at Stew Leonard's. The retailer was just named "Wine Retailer of the Year" by Wine Enthusiast magazine.
Benefit Concert at Farmingdale High School
When: Jan. 6, 7 - 9 p.m.
Why Go: The concert will benefit a after a car accident in November. Farmingdale groups will be performing and there will be baked goods for sale.
Pricing: Donations are being collected.
Live Music at The Nutty Irishman
When: Jan. 6, 11:30 p.m.
Why Go: Hear live music at this Main Street hot spot..
Long Island Spring Home Hot Tub & Landscape Show
When: Jan. 6, 7 and 8, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Why Go: Homeowners can meet with thousands of home improvement contractors.
FBLI Registration at Allen Park
When: Jan. 7, 9 a.m.
Why Go: Sign your kids up for little league baseball/softball as FBLI celebrates its 61st year.
Rally to Save La Salle
When: Jan. 7, 12 p.m.
Why Go: Join parents from closing in June. The rally will proceed from the Village Green to the front of the school
Robert Cinnante and Michael Dougherty Library Performance
When: Jan. 8, 2 p.m.
Why Go: Seating is first come, first served. Tenor Robert Cinnante and pianist Michael Dougherty will perform a mix of contemporary and classical songs, including Italian love songs and show tunes. Robert is a graduate of the New England Conservatory and Michael is a member of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble.