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.
Free Wine Tastings
When: Nov. 18, 4 -7 p.m.; Nov. 19, 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.
Twilight Saga Screenings
When: Nov. 18, 4:10, 4:40, 5:10, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 9:50, 10:20, 10:50
Why Go: "The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn-Part 1" continues the vampire tale of forbidden love, starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattison and Taylor Lautner,. Advance ticket purchase suggested.
White Chocolate Revue Band
When: Nov. 18, 9:30 p.m.
Why Go: Hear live music from at Farmingdale's .
Farmingdale High School Musical
When: Nov. 18 and 19, 7 p.m.
Why Go: Watch students perform "All Shook Up."
Village Holiday Decorating Meeting
When: Nov. 19, 9 a.m.
Why Go: Meet with the village beautification committee about holiday decorating in the village.
In Full Bloom Florist Grand Opening Open House
Where: 70 Motor Ave, Farmingdale
When: Nov. 19, 10 a.m.
Why Go: Tour the new facility on Motor Avenue.
Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce Holiday Parade
Where: to Village Hall
When: Nov. 19, noon
Why Go: The annual Holiday Parade hits Main Street this Saturday. The parade assembles at at noon and continues down Main Street to the Village Green, where Santa will hand out candy canes and wave hello to all the neighborhood kids. All Chamber of Commerce members are invited to march in the parade. Bill McLear, of State Farm Insurance on Motor Avenue, donated the candy canes.
Where: Farmingdale Lanes
When: Nov. 19, 8:30 p.m.
Why Go: Hear local talent at this singer showcase.
Hicksville Boys & Girls Club Craft Fair & Gift Show
Where: 201 Levittown Pkwy, Hicksville
When: Nov. 20, 10 a.m.
Why Go: Get started on your holiday shopping to benefit a good cause.