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.
What: Brookhaven Polar Plunge
Where: Cedar Beach
When: Saturday, Nov. 21, 9-11:30am
Why Go: Plunge into the freezing waters of the Long Island Sound to help raise money for the athletes involved in the Special Olympics New York. Don’t forget to bring a towel and sweatshirt to wear afterwards. You’ll need them. Go.
What: The I Love Chocolate Fest
Where: Old Bethpage Village Restoration
When: Sunday, Nov. 22, 10am-5pm
Why Go: If you love chocolate treats, taste samples and buy your favorites. Local vineyards will provided wine tastings and Santa Claus will be visiting for a meet and greet. Check out the living history museum while you’re there and celebrate Thanksgiving the 1863 way. Go.
What: Steak & Cigar Dinner
Where: Bistro 72 at Hotel Indigo, Riverhead
When: Thursday, Nov. 19, 6:30pm
Why Go: Chef James Junk is waiting for you to try the four-course menu he created using USDA PRIME steaks and chops. Brian Tymann, founder and owner of Hampton Cigar Company, will be present to discuss his Cigars with guests. Go.
What: Firefly Acoustic Duo Live at Martha Clara
Where: Martha Clara Vineyard, Riverhead
When: Saturday, Nov. 21, 2-5pm
Why Go: Live music from a singer and acoustic guitarist that love performing, free admission and the chance to savor a Saturday afternoon indoors tasting wine. Go.