7 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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New York Islanders vs. Chicago Blackhawks
Take the Long Island Rail Road to the NHL season opener at the New York Islanders’ new home base in Kings County. Wear your shoulder pads, it might get rough and tough as Brooklyn takes on the Windy City.
When & Where: Friday, Oct. 9 at 7:30pm, Barclays Center
Tickets & More Information:  islanders.nhl.com

Fire Island

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Navigate through Fire island’s Sunken Forest. image: National Park Service

Exploring The Sunken Forest
Fire Island isn’t only a summer destination. Navigate through the island’s Sunken Forest, a globally rare maritime forest, on a ranger-led tour.
When & Where: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11, 11:15am-1pm, Sailors Haven Visiting Center. The Sailors Haven Visiting Center on Fire Island is accessible via the Sayville ferry.
Tickets & More Information: 1.usa.gov/1Ns0FmJ

Glen Head

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Lisa Beth Gerstman Annual Golf Classic
Tee off after brunch and registration with the Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation, followed by cocktails, dinner, raffles, prizes and awards. All the takings go towards the host foundation and Autism Speaks.
When & Where: Monday, Oct. Glen Head Country Club, Glen Head
Tickets & More Information: lisabethgerstman.org

Old Westbury

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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

Port Jefferson


Tours at Port Jeff Brewing Company
With a seven-barrel system with the capability to produce 217 gallons per brew, there is no shortage of beer at this brewery company. Visit the tasting room for an hour-long brewery tour and explore the world of beer making.
When & Where:  Saturday, Oct. 10, 4pm, Port Jeff Brewing Company
Tickets & More Information:  portjeffbrewing.com


fresh vegetable market. image: Kevin Miller

fresh vegetable market. image: Kevin Miller

Wölffer Estate Annual Harvest Party
A family-friendly event with grape stomping, barrel-rolling, music, wine and food.
When & Where:  Saturday, Oct. 10, noon-5pm. The Lawn at the Wölffer Residence
Tickets & More Information: $25, wolffer.com


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Tri Spy Bike Tour
Gear up for the 15-mile bike tour and explore the local sites that were part of George Washington’s Setauket Spy Ring. Visit the Setauket Village Green, Patriot’s Rock, the Tyler-Jayne Tavern and much more.
When & Where:  Saturday, Oct. 10, 1oam, Three Village Historical Society, Setauket
Tickets & More Information: $25 threevillagehistoricalsociety.org