Long Island has no shortage of stimulating events this October. Whether you are looking for a photography exhibit of beautiful landscape pictures, or want to attend a job fair or experience an art lecture exploring Diego Velazquez and Francisco de Goya and Manet, or network with women entrepreneurs or looking for some Autumn Halloween fun, there is something here to catch your interest.
Harbes Family Farm Fall Festivals
The whole family can enjoy the crisp autumn air and lovely harvest scenery at Harbes Family Farm Fall Festivals in Jamesport. There will be pumpkin patches, Fall decorations, hayrides and a wild west corn maze that is 8 acres large. There are surprises throughout the maze and there is even a mini-maze for the younger kids. This beautiful rural setting overlooks farm fields and a pond. taste fresh apple cider made locally, eat a candy apple, pick your own seasonal fruits and vegetables including cornstalks and gourds and bales of hay for decorating your Halloween yard and home. There are restrooms and plenty of parking and picnic tables where the whole family can enjoy the autumn air and landscape. There will even be some scheduled music including banjo playing.
You can download a coupon from their website for a $1 off the price of the maze admission.
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For additional information and to view some pictures and testimonials from others who had great fun, visit
Exhibit of Nature’s Mosaics By Stanley Horowitz
October 1-29, 2006
Garden City Public Library
The gallery at the Garden City Public Library will exhibit black and white photos as well as color photos that capture flower and landscape scenes. Stanley Horowitz
is a professor that teaches photography at SUNY Farmingdale. For directions call 516-248-7363. For additional information about this event call 631-420-2160.
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“Valazquez, Goya & Manet” By Thomas Germano
October 5, 2006 11 AM
Shelter Rock Public Library, Albertson, NY
Attend a slide show and lecture by Farmingdale State’s Professor Thomas Germano. The professor will explore the art of two of the greatest Spanish painters from art history, Diego Velazquez and Francisco de Goya. The discussion will include an in-depth analysis of the magnus opus by each artist. There are no tickets required and seating is limited to first come, first served basis. The art of Velazquez will be viewed in relation to the 17th century Baroque era and Goya’s art will be seen in the context of Napoleonic Europe. For directions call 516-248-7363. For additional information about this event call 631-420-2160.
SUNY Farmingdale Job Fair
October 19, 2006 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM
This event takes place at the Roosevelt Hall of Farmingdale State University of NY, 2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735. You will get the opportunity to see not only employment opportunities but will be able to network and practice your interviewing skills. It’s a great place to learn the newest industry information and collect business cards for potential part time and full time gigs. Whether you are seeking an internship or thinking of changing jobs, this job fair is worth checking out.
For additional information call 631-420-2296.
Long island Women’s Expo
Wednesday October 4th
11 AM to 6 PM
The Long Island Women’s Expo is a showcase and market for entrepreneurial women. More than 1500 people are expected to attend where they can see vendors of papers, artisans, clothing, jewelry, crafts, imported and specialty items, unique food and health products, fine art and pottery and much much more. It is a great networking and marketing opportunity for women in business. This is the Sixth Annual Women’s Expo and it will be held at the Middle Country Public Library in Centereach on Long Island.
For additional information, including directions call
631-585-9393 or visit
Ghost Stories Montauk Point Lighthouse
Montauk Long island
October 28 2006
Hear the gentle crashing waves and experience the beauty of the lighthouse but get a little spooked with Halloween Ghost Stories too. This event takes place on October 28th. For additional information and hours, please call 631-668-2544 or visit