Every Wednesday, Long Island Pulse’s editors plan your weekend. From Manhattan to Montauk these are our picks of the top events and offerings. Think of it as your weekend agenda. Share your weekend using the #LIPulseWeekends.
Box Art Auction to Benefit East End Hospice
More than 80 local artists have contributed boxes for this year’s auction, including Connie Fox, April Gornik, Christa Maiwald, Fulvio Massi, Randall Rosenthal, Michelle Stuart, Hans van de Bovenkamp and Frank Wimberley.
When & Where: Sept. 12, 4:30pm. Ross School Lower Campus Field House, Bridgehampton
Tickets & Information: eeh.org
United Ink Flight 915 Tattoo, Art and Music Festival
Browse through 150 booths and meet 250 of the world’s best tattoo artists at the United Ink Flight 915 Tattoo, Art and Music Festival.
When & Where: Sept. 11-13, Cradle of Aviation Museum
Tickets & Information: $25 adults, $12.50 children, newyorktattooshow.com
Sunset Cruise with Bedell Winery
Hop aboard the Peconic Star loaded with wines, a raw bar and a selection of local food courtesy of Bedell and set sail on placid Peconic Bay for a two-hour tour. The boat departs promptly at 6pm, so have sea legs readied and waiting.
When & Where: Sept. 11, 6-8pm. 103 3rd Street, Greenport, NY
Tickets & Information: $70 for wine club members, $85 for nonmembers, bedellcellars.com
You bike, you kayak…you bikayak! Get a total body workout while cycle touring 25-miles through the barrier island of Long Beach and back for a 3-mile tour on Barnums Channel.
When & Where: Sept. 13, 8am. Empire Kayaks
Tickets & Information: $40, includes kayak rental, empirekayaks.com.
Montauk Annual Seafood Festival
This two-day fish and crustacean-feasting affair takes place on a picturesque marina in Montauk. Need more food and drink options than what’s on the docks? There’s a ferry to take guests to additional dining spots and dancing events to burn off the melted butter and lobster claws.
When & Where: Sept. 12-13. Uihlein Marina, Montauk
Tickets & Information: montaukseafoodfestival.com
Suffolk County Marathon & Half Marathon & Taste of Long Island Festival
It’s a triad of events for this inaugural race celebrating the best of Long Island. More than 2,000 runners and spectators have signed up so far in support of these runs to benefit veterans and veteran services. Post race, the Taste of Long Island Festival will take place and will feature live music, local craft breweries, award winning wines and local food. Free tastings will be given to all race participants.
When & Where: Sept. 13, 8am. Heckscher State Park
Tickets & Information: suffolkmarathon.com
Sixth Annual Village Cup Regatta
Cheer on boats from the John T. Mather Memorial Hospital and the Village of Port Jefferson as they compete in the Sixth Annual Village Cup Regatta. The friendly competition raises funds for Mather’s Palliative Medicine Program and The Lustgarten Foundation, which funds pancreatic cancer research.
When & Where: Sept. 12, 10am. Setauket Yacht Club
Tickets & Information: setauketyc.com/villagecup/