East Northport is a Hamlet in the town of Huntington, New York. It may not be the biggest of towns, with a population around 20,000, but for those that don’t want to make the hour and a half drive to New York City, there is plenty to see and do that will make for a relaxing day in a place that will feel like home, even if home is far away.
1. Picket Fence Art Studio
They drank Coffee, ate Cookies and Created this afternoon at the art studio. Congratulations ladies! Your paintings are gorgeous. It was so nice to spend Sunday afternoon painting with you.😊 ~BilliePosted by Pickett Fence Art Studio on Sunday, 12 February 2017
If you’re the type of person that enjoys making crafts, painting, getting messy and spending time with good friends (all with a glass of wine in your hand), then Picket Fence Art Studio is the place for you. If you’re looking to improve your skills then attend one of their art classes. If you’re trying to plan a day with friends then enjoy a glass of wine and paint a beautiful picture, then you’ll want one of their sip and paint events. Even the kids can enjoy getting messy with none of the cleanup for mom and dad. Picket Fence Art Studio is a creative space for people of all ages and perfect for a family night or night with friends.
Picket Fence Art Studio
Address: 80 Larkfield Rd, East Northport, NY 11731, USA
Price: from 25 USD
Opening Hours: Hour vary
Duration: Around 3 hours required
Contact: +1 631 261 0642
Website: Picket Fence Art Studio
2. Annual East Northport Festival
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Fall in East Northport means the annual East Northport Festival has arrived. This particular festival offers even more amenities than your typical fest. In addition to your usual attractions like rides and games, the East Northport Festival also has magic shows, sidewalk sales, a petting zoo, bicycle stunt shows and much more. Nothing can top the feeling of walking around the carnival and smelling the freshly baked treats, hearing the laughing children, playing games and seeing the lights glowing in the night. And if the atmosphere gets to be too much, then you can relax in the beer tent and watch the game on one of the many TVs. With free admission, this is bound to be a great day for everybody.
East Northport Festival
Address: John Walsh Memorial Park
Price: Free entry
Opening Hours: September 8th to 10th, 2017
Duration: All day fun
Near by Food: Contains food vendors
3. Daydream Crafts
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Daydream Crafts will indeed feel like a dream for lovers of quilting and sewing. This store is vintage Americana in contemporary textile art. Every item is hand-quilted to create a one-of-a-kind piece. Items available include small decorative quilts, large bed or lap quilts, pillows, reproduced vintage postcards, posters, totes, gift bags and even advertising on fabrics for your business. Many of the items incorporate recycled or reclaimed quilts that help show the age and give each item more personality. Items may not match perfectly, have different colored seams, faded colors, frayed edges, or even stains, but that’s exactly what makes each item unique. And if you become a true fan of the work (which I’m sure you will) then you can continue your support on their etsy.com store. Whether is July or February, nothing beats curling up on the sofa with a good book and your new handmade quilt.
Price: 4 USD to 300 USD
Website: Daydream Crafts
4. Veterans Park
@ the skate park with the boys, before winter strikes us down again.Posted by Eric Stein on Saturday, 25 February 2017
Perhaps everyone’s favorite park in East Northport is Veterans Park. Mr. P’s Playground (named in honor of Northport teacher Chris Pondergast) is a state of the art play area for children to get their daily exercise. There is also a large skate park for roller blading, biking and skateboarding, where kids and young adults can get their own exercise and stay out of trouble. Veterans Park is also a great place to play a wide array of sports with friends as it contains two turf fields, two basketball courts, two handball courts, two volleyball courts and a soccer/football field. Also, if you’re looking for something more relaxing, the park contains picnic areas and even hiking trails, which would be great for a romantic outing with that special someone or for a company or family picnic. As long as the sun is shining, you’ll never be bored at Veterans Park.
Address: 279 Bellerose Ave. East Northport, New York 11731
Duration: All day
Contact: +1 631 351 3000
5. Guy Turchiano Studios
Guy Turchiano is a very talented photographer who specializes in the New York/Long Island area. He also takes nature photographs such as waterfalls, countryside creeks and oceans. Guy was inspired to pursue his love of photography after buying a large screen HD television for his parents as a gift and seeing the beautiful pictures on screen and wanting to recreate it himself. It started as just a hobby but then blossomed into calendars for co-workers, large prints for family members and grew into his own showroom. If you visit his showroom at Guy Turchiano Studios, you can find his work for sale and buy a piece to display at home or at the office. This studio is the perfect stop for anybody interested in photography or, for that matter, anybody that enjoys breathtaking views.
Guy Turchiano Studios
Address: 4 Corral Ln. East Northport, NY 11731-3412
Contact: +1 631 678 8490
Website: Guy Turchiano Studios
Hometown feel away from home
With fun activities and places to visit that are sure to please people of all ages, East Northport, New York will give you that hometown feeling, even if you’re hundreds of miles from your actual home. So if you’re on a family vacation in New York City and need to take a break from the big crowds and high prices, make the short drive to East Northport and enjoy the peace.
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