4 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.

Bayport

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What: Girl Scouts of Suffolk County’s Holiday Light Show
Where: Camp Edey, Bayport
When:
  Dec. 11–23
Why Go:
 Take a ride through the mile-long trail filled with holiday light displays and vignettes. All proceeds go towards programs for the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County. Go.

Huntington

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What: Celebrating Chopin with Vassily Primakov
Where: Ridotto
When:
  Dec. 20, 4pm
Why Go:
Renowned Russian pianist Vassily Primakov returns to Ridotto with cellist Ben Capps. The duo performs Chopin’s “Cello Sonata Op.65” and the exquisite piano solo repertoire. An onstage interview with Primakov follows the concert. Go.

Riverhead

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What: Wine & Gingerbread Nights
Where: North Fork Tasting Room
When:
  Dec. 28
Why Go:
Enroll in Gingerbread University to construct a candied home while sipping on Long Island wines. Go.

Stony Brook

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What: The Nutcracker Performed by Seiskaya Ballet
Where: Staller Center
When:
  Dec. 18-21
Why Go:
 A Long Island favorite for 20 years, the Seiskaya Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker is a lavish and moving rendition of the Christmas classic. Including sets from a Tony-award winning designer and detailed costumes inspired by 19th century Europe, the ballet’s true centerpiece is the dancing, crafted by Russian-born choreographer Valia Seiskaya. Tickets are $35. Go.