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.

Related: Can’t-Miss Long Island St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations
How to Navigate the 2016 NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade


What: Meat Loaf
Where: The Paramount
When:  Tuesday, March 15 at 8pm and Thursday, March 17 at 8pm
Why Go: The American rock legend will take the stage performing hits from his 1977 album Bat Out of Hell and more. Take the words right out of his mouth and sing along to classics like “I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)” and “Paradise by the Dashboard Light.” Go.

What: The Townwide Fund of Huntington St. Patrick’s 4 Mile & Fun Runs
Where: Super Runners Shop
When:  Tuesday, March 15 at 8pm and Thursday, March 17 at 8pm
Why Go: Help raise funds for the city’s grants to local agencies that provide human and health services to the community. Do the four-mile run, the fun run or be a virtual runner. Awards will be given for the top three female and male runners, top three male and female wheelchair racers and for varied age groups. Go.


What: 2016 NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Where: Fifth Avenue from 44th Street to 79th Street
When: Thursday, March 17, 11am-4:30pm
Why Go: Don your best Kelly green, play hooky, hop on the LIRR and watch the largest and oldest St. Patrick’s Day Parade live. Go.


What: 54th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Where: Edgemere Road
When:  Sunday, March 20 at 11:30am
Why Go: Let the LIRR act as designated driver and celebrate the festive day of St. Patrick out on The End. Montauk Chamber of Commerce will provide soup donated by local restaurants served in souvenir bowls. The parade starts at Edgemere Road and finishes on the end of Main Street. Go.


What: Men Honoring Women
Where: Patchouge Arts Gallery
When: March 12–April 24, 2016
Why Go: Curated by John Cino, Men Honoring Women is an opportunity for men to acknowledge the importance of the feminine in contemporary society. Male artists present works of art that address topics such as the Mother Goddess, the Sacred Feminine, the Earth Mother, the achievements of women and importance of women in history. Go.


What: Wine & Artisan Cheese Pairing featuring The Village Cheese Shop
Where: Pindar Vineyards
When:  Saturday, March 19, 11am-5pm
Why Go: North Fork favorites Pindar Vineyards and The Village Cheese Shop join forces for a wine and artisan cheese pairing at the vineyard tasting room. 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.