Friday, Dec. 13, 8 p.m.
The rock band Buckcherry will be coming to the Paramount as part of their tour promoting their latest album, “Warpaint.” The Grammy-nominated band may be most known for songs like “Sorry” or “Lit Up.”
Where: The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, NY 11743
Info: 631-673-7300 or paramountny.com
Andrew Dice Clay
Saturday, Dec. 14, 10 p.m.
Comedian Andrew Dice Clay will be performing at the Governor’s Comedy Club in Levittown. While Clay’s humor may sometimes be viewed as controversial, he revels the reputation he’s gained for it. Those who wish to attend the event must be 18 or older. Tickets are $59 per person.
Where: Governor’s Comedy Club, 90 Division Ave., Levittown, NY 11756
Info: 516-731-3358 or govs.com
Tough Cookie 8K Trail Race
Sunday, Dec. 15, 10 a.m.
Sunken Meadow State Park will be hosting an 8K race, with all net proceeds going to local charities. As runners travel the scenic trail, free complimentary professional race photos will be taken of them by Long Island Running Photos. Online registration is $28 per person. The deadline to sign up is midnight on the day of the race.
Where: Sunken Meadow State Park, 1 New York State Reference Rte. 908K, Kings Park, NY 11754
Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991-2011
Monday, Dec. 16, 12 p.m.
The Museum of Modern Art will be hosting an exhibition of images related to the Gulf Wars. The exhibit is meant to have the viewers examine the conflict and its legacy on the Middle East today. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for seniors over 65 or students and free for kids under 16 years of age. Museum members also get in for free.
Where: Museum of Modern Art, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City, NY 11101
Info: 718-784-2084 or moma.org
New York Islanders vs. Nashville Predators
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 7 p.m.
The red-hot New York Islanders will host the Nashville Predators at the Nassau Coliseum. After seeing their franchise-record 17-game point streak come to an end during their west coast trip, the Isles will look to maintain their winning ways as they try to catch up to the first-place Washington Capitals.
Where: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale, NY 11553
Info: 516-231-4848 or nycblive.com
Food Packaging and Labeling Workshop
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 11 a.m.
Dr. Ann Charles Vegdahl of the Cornell Food Venture Center and Cynthia Colon of the Manufacturing and Technology Resource Consortium will be hosting the event. Among the topics that will be discussed are food packaging materials and functions and product shelf life and food stability. There is a $20 fee to those interested in attending the event, which aims to teach others about food preservation, among other things.
Where: Taste NY at the Long Island Welcome Center, 5100 Long Island Expy., Dix Hills, NY 11746
Info: 516-433-7970 or ccenassau.org
A John Denver XMas Starring Ted Vigil
Thursday, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Musician Ted Vigil will be attempting to recreate the look and sound of the late John Denver’s music, adding a bit of the Christmas spirit to his performance. Throughout his music career, Vigil has toured with the likes of Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash. He’s widely considered to be one of the best John Denver tribute performers around nowadays. Tickets to the event are between $45 and $49.
Where: The Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main St., Riverhead, NY 11901
Info: 631-727-4343 or suffolktheater.com