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.

Garden City


What: Taste of Flight Wine Expo
Where: Cradle of Aviation
 Saturday, Nov. 7, 6 to 10pm
Why Go:
Let your palate travel around the world with wines from California, France, Australia, Portugal and more. More than 300 wines are showcased with cheese, bread, olive oils, chocolate and other pairings from local shops. Live jazz music will accompany the walk through the expo. Go.


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What: So You Think You Can Dance?
Where: The Paramount
 Saturday, Nov. 7, 8 pm
Why Go:
 The Season 12 tour of Fox’s hit show, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE?, is bringing choreography and killer dance moves to the stage. The Founder’s Room will be host to an after party, where members enjoy a classy music experience. Go.

Various Long Island Locations


What: Long Island Restaurant Week
Where: Participating restaurants across Long Island
When: Nov. 1-8
Why Go: Now is the ideal time to test out that local restaurant you’ve been hearing a lot about lately. Since 2006, the bi-annual event supports local eateries and exudes positivity towards our region’s restaurants. Loosen your belts and taste what our island has to offer. Go.


long island weekend events

Rock Group STYX L/R: Chuck Panozzo, Ricky Phillips, Todd Sucherman, Tommy Shaw, James “J.Y.” Young and Lawrence Gowan. image: rick diamond/getty images for styx)

What: Styx
Where: NYCB Theatre
 Sunday, Nov. 8, 8pm
Why Go: Come Sail Away with this 1970’s rock band and have The Best of Times. The six men will bring back memories of a younger you. Band members playing the show include James “JY” Young, Tommy Shaw, Chuck Panozzo, Todd Sucherman, Lawrence Gowan and Ricky Phillips.  Go.


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image: halfpoint

What: CancerCare’s 13th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope
Where: Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course
 Sunday, Nov. 8, 8-11am.
Why Go:
 Be a part of one of CancerCare’s largest fundraising events, where more than 1,000 people join to support the program’s mission to provide free, professional services to those diagnosed with lung cancer. Lace up your kicks and walk for hope.  Go.