5 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.


What: The Blues Brothers
Where: The Paramount
When:  Thursday, March 3, 8pm
Why Go: Get ready to sing and dance with the high-energy, charismatic and talented Blues Brothers starring Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi. The show will feature “Soul Man” and “Sweet Home, Chicago” along with many other bluesy hits. Go.

Oyster Bay

What: Camellia House Weekend
Where: Coe Hall at Planting Fields Arboretum
When:  Saturday & Sunday, March 5–6, 10am–4pm
Why Go: Head over to the Camellia House for walking tours, Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, live music and more. Self-tours of Coe Hall will be open to attendees and Camellia will be available for purchase by Martin Viette Nurseries. Go.


What: Cycle for Survival
Where: Equinox Roslyn
When:  Saturday, March 5, 8am-Noon and 1-5pm
Why Go: Wear spandex and comfortable kicks to this indoor stationary cycling event hosted by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to raise money for the center’s clinical trials and research studies. Register a team of four to eight riders for this four-hour event of four continuous 50-minute sessions. Go.


What: Fundraiser for Southampton Antique Fire Department
When:  Saturday, March 55:30-11pm
Where: Southampton Fire Department
Why Go: Laugh it up with comedians Lynn Coplitz, Jeff Nichols and Dan Naturman, finalist in the television show Last Comic Standing. Proceeds will go to the restoration of a fire truck from the early 1900s. Go.

Various East End Locations

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.