Port Jefferson Events: Health & Wellness Fest, Sidewalk Sale, and More!
Many events happened this past weekend in Port Jefferson, Long Island! People from all around visited the town and took in the sights. The events that went on included the Health & Wellness Fest, Antiques & Gardens Weekend, Sidewalk Sale, and Family Fun Run.
Family Fun Run
To start off the weekend of events was the 5th Annual Power of One Family Fun Run on Saturday, April 28th at 8:00am. This run was for all ages and took runners through Port Jefferson ending at the Health & Wellness Fest. The mission of this annual run is to help encourage physical activity and positive influence in the community. The proceeds of this event went to helping education in the Port Jefferson School District.
Health & Wellness Fest
On Saturday, April 28th, the 9th Annual Health & Wellness Fest took place at Earl L. Vandermeulen High School in Port Jeff. There were many vendors showcasing their business and providing information, health screenings, and demonstrations to visitors. Some of the local vendors included Stony Brook University, Mather Hospital, It Takes A Village Wellness, Ear Works Audiology, Port Jefferson Library, and many more. The event was organized by the Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce.
Following the Health & Wellness Fest was the first Port Jefferson Sidewalk Sale. The Port Jefferson Retailers Association organized the event. Many local businesses set up tables outside of their store showcasing their merchandise and even some special sales. For example, the Thomas Kinkade Gallery had a sale on their small Disney paintings and coloring books. Other participating businesses included Sea Creations, Amazing Olive, Port Jeff Salt Cave, Port Jefferson Florist, and more.
Antiques and Garden Weekend
The 11th Annual Antiques and Garden Weekend was held at the Village Center this past weekend. Many things were on display including antiques, quilts, furniture, jewelry, art, and vintage items. The Suwassett Garden Club had their table on display in the front of the building selling beautiful flower planters and hanging baskets. All the proceeds from this event went to the Port Jefferson Historical Society to help maintain the Mather Museum Complex.
What a great weekend of fun-filled events! There are also many great upcoming events in Port Jefferson, Long Island including the following:
- Classical Music On The Harbor: May 4th, 7:00pm, Village Center
- Summer Farmer’s Market Opens: May 6th, 9am – 2pm, Harborfront Park
- Spirit Gatherings with “The Psychic Sisters”: May 22nd, 6:00pm, Nantuckets
- Green Fest: June 16th, 1pm – 5pm, Village Center & Harborfront Park
Next time you visit Port Jefferson for one of these amazing events, stop by Nantuckets for a great meal or drink.