Plan your best weekend yet in Suffolk County.
New York City Ballet On and Offstage
WHEN: Friday, Aug. 24, 8pm
WHERE: Guild Hall, 158 Main St., East Hampton
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Principal Dancer Jared Angle hosts an informal evening centered around the work of one of NYCB’s Founding Choreographers Jerome Robbins.
WANT TO GO? $45 and up. 631-324-4050. guildhall.org.
58th Annual Scottish Festival and Highland Games
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 25, 8am-5pm
WHERE: Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury
WHAT: It is believed that the games were begun by the ancient highland chieftains to help them select the strongest men for their armies. Don't miss the Grand Opening Ceremony at 12:30pm as the bagpipers march down the North Lawn to open the games.
FREE Harbes Watermelon Festival
WHEN: Aug. 25-26, 10am-7pm
WHERE: Harbes Family Farm, 715 Sound Ave., Mattituck
WHAT: Enjoy two fun-filled Watermelon Eating Contests twice daily at Harbes Watermelon Festival!
WHY WE LOVE IT: Pig races, singing hayrides, and bounce pillows are all part of the fun.
WANT TO GO? 631-298-0800. harbesfamilyfarm.com.
Hallockville Country Fair and Craft Show
WHEN: Aug. 25-26, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Hallockville Farm, 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead
WHAT: Celebrate the rich folk arts and agricultural traditions of the community in a true old-fashioned country fair atmosphere.
WANT TO GO? $8; $5 children ages 5-12, free for children younger than 5. 631-298-5292. hallockville.com.