8 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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Library Cafe

What: A Taste of Farmingdale
Where: Village Hall
When:  Thursday, Feb. 25, 6:308:30pm
Why Go: Enjoy an evening tasting and sampling the best food and wine of Farmingdale Village. A Taste of Farmingdale returns for the third year and with a variety of merchants there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Go.


What: Cult Café presents WE ARE TWISTED F***ING SISTER!
Where: Cinema Arts Centre
When:  Saturday, Feb. 27, 8:00pm
Why Go: Join Twisted Sister guitarist Jay Jay French and Filmmaker Andrew Horn at Cinema Arts Centre for the screening of WE ARE TWISTED F***ING SISTER!, the mesmerizing, wickedly appealing and never-before-told story of the 10 years leading up to the band’s legendary career. Go.

Long Beach

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What: Long Beach Winter Farmer’s Market
Where: Long Beach Ice Arena
When:  Saturday, Feb. 27, 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.

Rockville Centre


What: A Taste of the Oscars
Where: The Madison Theatre at Molloy College
When:  Sunday, Feb. 28, 5:30-11pm
Why Go: Join Pulse for a Taste of the Oscars hosted by Long Beach International Film Festival and Madison Theatre at  Molloy College. Enjoy tastings from 20 plus restaurants, an awards ceremony honoring Burt Young, live red carpet coverage and watch the Oscars with Pulse. Go.

What: Opici Wines Pairing Dinner
Where: Aperitif Bistro Lounge Wine Bar
When:  Thursday, Feb. 25, Beginning at 7pm
Why Go: A special tasting dinner featuring Chef Julio Velasquez’s innovative cuisine paired with a special selection of wines from celebrated importer Opici Wines. A representative from Opici Wines will be on hand to explain the pairings in detail and answer any questions diners may have. Go.

Sag Harbor


What: HarborFrost
Where: Long Wharf, Sag Harbor
When:  Saturday, Feb. 27, 2-6:15pm
Why Go: Head to charming Sag Harbor for HarborFrost. Long Wharf is blocked off, fireworks explode off the pier and ice sculptors and fire dancers coax people out of their dwellings and into the streets. Go.


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What: The B-52s
Where: The Space
When:  Friday, Feb. 26, 7pm
Why Go: Take out the leg warmers and hairspray for an 80s night out. Rock (Lobster) out with The B-52s’ Cindy and Ricky Wilson, Kate Pierson and Keith Strickland. 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.