7 Can’t Miss Events This Week on Long Island

Every Tuesday, Long Island Pulse’s editors plan your week. From Manhattan to Montauk these are our picks of the top Long Island events and offerings. Think of it as your week agenda. Share your week using the #LIPulse.


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What: Full Snow Moon Hike
Where: South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center
When:  Monday, Feb. 22, 6:30-7:30pm
Why Go: Join Jean Dodds, secretary of the Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt, for a hike through open-field trails behind the museum in honor of the snowy predictions from the Farmer’s Almanac history, what natives would call the Full Snow Moon. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Go.

Garden City


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What: Thursday Night Music Club at Tocolo
Where: Tocolo Cantina
When:  Thursday, Feb. 18, 710pm
Why Go: Garden City’s go-to spot for refined Mexican cuisine welcomes Long Island artist Paul Mahos of New Life Crisis for a live performance. Go.

What: Trio Solisti
Where: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center
When:  Saturday, Feb. 20, 8pm
Why Go: Enjoy classical ensemble-in-residence Trio Solisti, back for their 11th year with Maria Bachmann, Alexis Pia Gerlach and Adam Neiman. The performance includes Beethoven’s “Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor, Op. 1.,” Bernstein’s “Piano Trio” and Arensky’s “Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 32.” Go.

Long Beach

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What: Long Beach Winter Farmer’s Market
Where: Long Beach Ice Arena
When:  Saturday, Feb. 20, 9amNoon
Why Go: Support local and regional agriculture by shopping for fresh, seasonal produce. Open every Saturday in February, the indoor heated arena will have certified organic vegetables, fruits, cheese, wine, soaps and more. Go.


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What: Winemaker for a Day: VIP Blending Session
Where: Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard
When:  Saturday, Feb. 20, Noon
Why Go: Be a winemaker for a day with this East End winery’s exclusive event where visitors get hands on. Anthony Sannino, owner and vintner, will lead a tour and tasting and advise in custom blending. Go.

Various East End Locations


Long Island’s Winterfest is a toasty antidote to a frosty time of year.

What: Long Island Winterfest–Live On The Vine
When:  Feb. 20-March 20
Why Go: Make way for this five-week wine, music and art festival on the East End with a total of 30 venues, 23 wineries and 90 events. A project of East End Arts, the activities will run weekends through March 20. Go.


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What: CRESLI (The Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island) Seal Walks
Where: Cupsogue Beach County Park
When:  Saturday, Feb. 20 at 10:30am, Sunday, Feb. 21 at 11:30am
Why Go: Layer up with warm clothing for a mile walk along the Westhampton beach to spot harbor seals. Bring your binoculars to see them up close-and-personal on the bunker and sandbars off the South Shore. Go.