5 Can’t Miss Events this Weekend on Long Island

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.


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A CCI dog readies to graduate on Friday, August 14 at the Northeast Regional Campus in Medford. (credit: mike hartsky)

DogFest Walk ‘n Roll benefiting Canine Companions for Independence
Grab a leash and your best four-legged friend a join this community dog walk that supports the mission of Canine Companions for Independence.
When & Where: Saturday, Oct. 3, 11am to 3pm at Marjorie Post Park
Tickets & Information:  cci.org/HH2015


Bette Davis Ain’t for Sissies
Watch as Bette fights her way to the top as a tenacious teenager.
When & Where: Wednesday, Sept. 30, 7pm, at the John Engeman Theater
Tickets & Information:  $45 for the general public, engemantheater.com/event/bette-davis-aint-for-sissies

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Rise of the Jack O’ Lanterns
See more than 5,000 pumpkins— hand-carved in themes from pop culture to sports to iconic 1930s horror flicks—light up the night at one of Long Island’s most treasured historic mansions. This festive fall celebration features work from dozens of local and national artists and sculptors in a unique walk-through experience suitable for all ages.
When & Where: Friday, Oct. 2 to Sunday, Oct. 25, at Old Westbury Gardens
Tickets & Information:  therise.org


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Live Music at Martha Clara Vineyards
Savor the mild weather at Martha Clara Vineyards. Paul Mahos and Jeff Allegue are playing acoustic covers of favorite songs from the 60s through day, the tasting room is open and the beautiful grounds are made for strolling through.
When & Where: Sunday, Oct. 4, 2pm-5pm at Martha Clara Vineyards
Tickets & Information:  Free admission, mathaclaravineyards.com



Rosé Riot!

Long Island Pulse is starting a riot to a riot to fight breast cancer. Join us and Long Island Marriott for a free evening of rosé, speciality cocktails and small plates. All proceeds benefit PinkTie.org.
When & Where: Thursday, Oct. 1,6-9pm at the Long Island Marriott in the newly renovated Chardonnay Room.
Tickets & Information:  Free admission, lipulse.com/roseriot