4 Can’t Miss Events This Weekend

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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.


What: Back to the Beach
Where: The Crescent Beach Club
When:  Sunday, May 22, 5:30-9:30pm
Why Go: The early Pride celebration fundraiser for Pride for Youth features amazing views, top-shelf liquor (21+ only), a cocktail hour, silent auction, dinner, dessert stations and more. Proceeds benefit Pride for Youth’s Community and School Education Program. Go.


What: Zombie Run
Where: Long Island Sports Park
When:  Saturday, May 21
Why Go: Flee from brain-eating zombies through three miles of obstacles and mud pits, sponsored by The Survival Race LLC. After the 5k, celebrate with food, music, dancing, beer, contests and face painting. Go.


What: 7th Annual Montauk Music Festival
Where: Montauk
When:  Friday, May 19-Sunday, May 22
Why Go: Music lovers and performers will unite for four days of tunes by up-and-coming artists on the Island’s East End. 100 musicians will jam out across a full swath of sound stylings, including alternative rock, reggae, blues, folk, pop, Americana, jazz, bluegrass, flamenco, rap, hip hop, country and metal. Go.

Oyster Bay

What: All-Breed Conformation Show, Obedience and Rally Trials
Where: Planting Fields Arboretum
When:  Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21
Why Go: The Ladies Kennel Association of America promotes caring dog ownership, relationships and information about responsible and knowledgeable breeding. Come watch their annual display of puppy prowess as dogs jump, crawl and scamper their way through agility courses and tests of athleticism. Go.