Stepping Out

The life and times of Ron Stroman

Comedian on stage this weekend with his ‘Sikofitall Gudtyme Tour’


On Stage

‘Sikofitall Gudtyme Tour’

Comedian Ron Stroman has been holding forth at the Arena Players Carriage House Theater with his one-man show, Sikofitall Gudtyme Tour (pronounced: “Sick of it all goodtime tour”). “If you look up the definition to the term ‘old School’ you’ll find my picture” says Stroman, who has evolved into a writer of one-man shows. He further states, “Woke up one morning — found out it was no longer the seventies.”

Friday and Saturday, Aug. 30-31, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 1, 3 p.m. $20 Friday and Sunday, $25 Saturday. Arena Players, Vanderbilt Museum Carriage House Theater, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. (516) 293-0674 or

Stepping Back In Time

Summer Celebration

Enjoy Labor Day weekend the old fashioned way, as the spirit of the mid 19th century comes alive at Old Bethpage Village. Picnic to some sounds of fiddle music, the Old Bethpage Village Military Band Sextet and dancers performing the steps of the day. Craftspeople feature the art of decoy carving. Also be sure to watch the celebrated Old Time Base Ball Leagues play their matches.

Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $10 adults, $7 children and seniors. Old Bethpage Village Restoration, Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage. (516) 572-8400.

Family Fun

Riddle Me This

Venture off to Old Westbury Gardens for a Labor Day weekend excursion. Explore the beautiful gardens and picnic among all of nature’s blooms. Young garden “detectives” can join a guided scavenger hunt to listen to the estate’s many secrets. While there, the kids can discover tricky methods of plant survival by deciphering riddled pictographs. It’s an opportunity to get up-close and personal with Mother Nature.

Saturday, Aug. 31, noon. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. (516) 333-0048 or