Three Can’t Miss Events: July 31-Aug. 3

Taste Long Island Wine Cruise & Lobsterbake
Relax aboard the Atlantis Explorer as it cruisers along the Peconic River. The Long Island Aquarium’s Taste Long Island Wine Cruise & Lobsterbake starts out aboard the boat with a tasting of Rapheal Vineyards’ wines and then ends back on shore with a lobsterbake, cash bar and music.
Riverside Pavilion, July 31, 6-9pm, $69.95 plus tax,

North Fork Designer Show House
The North Fork Designer Show House committee has been busy prepping for the opening of the 2014 Designer Show House this weekend. Sixteen designers decorate different rooms in the house showing off styles that include minimalist, whimsical, traditional, modern and more. See the list of the designers participating on the North Fork Designer Show House website. The house opens with party on Friday, Aug. 1 from 6 to 8:30pm, tickets are $100. The house will be open to public and private group tours for the next three weekends. All the proceeds go to benefit four local charities: CAST, Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch, Maureen’s Haven and Katinka House.
27150 Main Road, Chutchogue, Aug. 2 & Aug. 3, Aug. 8- Aug.10, Aug. 15- Aug.17, 11am-5pm, Private group tours $20 per person, Public tours $25 per person,


Battle of the Burger
Ten restaurants face off to become the King of Long Island’s Burger in our Annual Battle of the Burger presented by Amstel Light. Come down to Shorefront Park in Patchogue Sunday, try the burgers, vote for your favorite and meet the chefs, all while enjoying some cold Amstel Light. Snap a photo at the contest, share it on Instagram and/or Twitter with the #BOBLI2014 and get entered to win a weekend getaway at Emerson Resort & Spa in upstate New York. You must be following @LongIslandPulse on Instagram and/or Twitter to win.
Shorefront Park, Aug. 3 4-7pm, $25 general, $50 VIP,

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