The Island Today: The top seven events for the coming week

The Island Today: The top seven events for the coming week

Dark Star Orchestra: Celebrating the Grateful Dead Experience

Friday, Nov. 23 and Saturday, Nov. 24 at 8 p.m.

Classic songs from the Grateful Dead’s extensive catalog — from “Touch of Grey” to “Truckin’” — will be the holiday weekend’s headline act with a two-night show performed by the seven talented members of the Grateful Dead tribute band, Dark Star Orchestra.

Where: The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington
Info & Tickets: (631) 673-7300 •

2 Muttontown March

Saturday, Nov. 24 at 9 a.m.

Have a little too much turkey and stuffing on Thanksgiving?  Then head out and join this four-mile, moderate-level hike at Long Island’s largest nature preserve where you can take in the beautiful fall foliage at its colorful peak.  Meet at the equestrian parking lot.

Where: Muttontown Preserve, 25A west of Jericho-Oyster Bay Road, Muttontown Lane, East Norwich
Info & Registration: (516) 906-2733 •

3 Ronnie Spector and the Ronettes

Saturday, Nov. 24 at 8 p.m.

Ronnie Spector’s Best Christmas Party Ever is a rocking blend of her Christmas classics like “Frosty the Snowman,” “Sleigh Ride,” and “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus,” and Ronettes’ hits, including “Be My Baby,” “Walking in the Rain,” and “Baby I Love You.” 

Where: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre
Info & Tickets: (516) 323-4444 •

4 The Clairvoyants Christmas

Sunday, Nov. 25 at 8 p.m.

Finalists on “America’s Got Talent” in 2016, Austrian magician and mentalist duo Thommy Ten and Amelie Van Tass have fine-tuned their “second sight” act to present
a fun night of illusion.

Where: NYCB Theatre at Westbury , 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury
Info & Tickets: (516) 247-5211 •

Meet the Author of ‘Unreasonable Doubts’

Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m.

In Great Neck-raised author Reyna Marder Gentin’s novel, “Unreasonable Doubts,” jaded New York City public defender Liana Cohen finally gets a case she can believe in. But is her smart and handsome new client innocent?  As their attorney-client relationship transforms into something less than arm’s length, Liana is forced to confront fundamental questions of truth, faith, and love.

Where: Turn of the Corkscrew Books and Wine, 110 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre
Info: (516) 764-6000 •

6 Dance Adelphi: Le Lein

Wednesday, Nov. 28 through Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 1 and Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m.

The students of the Department of Dance will present the world premiere of Manuel Vignoulle’s Le Lien (The Link), which examines the thread that connects not only humans to other humans, but also humans to nature, beings to beings, and life to life. 

Where: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City
Info & Tickets: (516) 877-4000 •

Maxwell: 50 Intimate Nights Tour

Thursday, Nov. 29 at 8 p.m.

Singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, Maxwell has been credited with helping to shape what has been termed the “neo soul” movement in music.  At this concert, he will perform his R&B and hip hop hits, including “Pretty Wings,” “Lake by the Ocean,” and “Sumthin’ Sumthin.’”

Where: NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury
Info & Tickets: (516) 247-5211 •

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