West End Stage

Saturday, October 14th and Sunday, October 15th 2017

Saturday, October 14

 

11:30 a.m. Hope’s Fire Fantasies performer Natalie Hope ran away and joined the circus after returning to Long Island from world travels, during which she had been inspired by acts of kindness and entertainment. A friend taught her all the skills of the circus sideshow. From fire transfers, vapor locks and fire eating, to fire breathing, Hope has become became an unstoppable force. hopesfirefantasies.com

 

1 p.m. Just One Wheel Unicycle Training & Balance Center

Owners/Directors Renie & Adam Cohen enjoy creating an environment where being healthy & having fun are your only options. They offer everyone the unique opportunity to do something they never thought possible–with their uni-trainer! JustOneWheel.com

 

2-3 p.m. 34th Anniversary Oyster Eating and Shucking Contests. Sponsored by Newton Shows

Sign up for both contests is at the Rotary Information/Raffle Booth at the entrance to Theodore Roosevelt Park beginning at approximately 11 a.m.

Emcee: Jim Kerr, Q104’s Morning Man

Official Judges: Darryl Dowers & Harlan Friedman

First Prize Winner receives $50 and a plaque.

Second Prize Winner receives $25 and a plaque.

Special Thanks: Town of Oyster Bay–Showmobile

Prizes: First Prize Winner receives $50 and a plaque.

Second Prize Winner receives $25 and a Plaque.

Special Thanks: Sponsored by Newton Shows

Town of Oyster Bay–Showmobile

Oyster Eating Contest rules: Maximum 12 contestants. All Contestants must be over the age of 18. Each will have a tray of (pre-shucked) 36 oysters to begin with. They will then be replenished with cups containing 12 oysters each. The original tray and empty cups will be counted to get the number of oysters consumed. The time limit is 2 minutes, 40 seconds. Contestants will be allowed to season their oysters. Sauce and lemon will be made available.

Oyster Shucking Contest Rules: Maximum 10 contestants. All contestants must be over the age of 18. All contestants will be provided with gloves, apron, knives and a nametag. Contestants may use their own equipment if approved by the judges. Oysters must be completely severed from the shell, the muscles cut and oysters must be whole and not mutilated. The time limit is 4 minutes.

 

3:15 p.m. Hope’s Fire Fantasies

 

Sunday, October 15

 

11:30 a.m. Just One Wheel Unicycle Training & Balance Center

Owners/Directors Renie & Adam Cohen enjoy creating an environment where being healthy & having fun are your only options. They offer everyone the unique opportunity to do something they never thought possible–with their uni-trainer! JustOneWheel.com

 

12:30 p.m. Rebecca Kapica has been involved with Long Island’s music and arts scene for a decade, conducting, music directing for local theaters and teaching. She’s part of the new “kiddie rock” revolution, so from the preschool to the playground, and anywhere in between, get ready for a rocking, shaking, giggling good time! facebook.com/KapicaKidsMusic

 

1:30 p.m. Darlene Graham Graham, a professionally trained musician and educator, has performed Family Music for over 20 years, throughout her native Canada and the United States. Currently a Long Island resident, her music is filled with everyday family experiences, upbeat lyrics and rhythm to inspire families to move and play together. darlenegrahammusic.com

 

2:30 & 4 p.m. Hope’s Fire Fantasies

 

4:30 p.m. DJ Theo

Pushing the boundaries of electronic dance music in clubs and on radio airwaves, DJ Theo’s sets are energetic and eclectic, and encompass his vast knowledge of dance music. He formerly worked as music director at Party 105FM/NY. With his Nervous Records compilations, continued track releases and weekly radio show on WPTY-NY, DJ Theo continues to be on the pulse. theotheotheo.com