9 Can’t Miss Eastern Long Island Weekend Events

Every week Long Island Pulse helps you plan your weekend. From East Northport to East Hampton these are some of the events you can’t miss this weekend. Headed out East? Use the hashtag #LIPulse to show us what you’re up to. 


What: Wildflower Meander
Where: Connetquot River State Park Preserve
When: Saturday, August 6, 10am
Why Go: Stroll along the serene trails of this pristine preserve and see how many different wildflowers you can identify. Go


What: A Night Under The Stars
Where: Campbell Stables
When: Saturday, August 6, 6pm
Why Go: There will be a fashion show, live art auction, exotic car show, dancing with DJ Irie and many celebrity appearances including Dascha Polanco from Orange is the New Black. Go


What: Long Island Craft Beer Classic
Where: Heckscher State Park
When: Saturday, August 6, 2pm
Why Go: Why sample just 1 brewery when you can sample 50? Taste what some of the best New York State breweries, cideries and wineries have to offer. Go


What: Opera Under The Stars
Where: Diliberto Winery
When: Saturday, August 6, 7pm
Why Go: Sip on a complimentary glass of wine while you enjoy local and international performers sing opera al fresco. Get the full Florence experience by grabbing a pizza and other Italian specialties. Go


What: Gala For The Playhouse
Where: Montauk Playhouse
When: Saturday, August 6, 7pm
Why Go: Dine on mouth-watering Montauk fareat The End’s coolest convivial. Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue will provide the soundtrack to the evening. Past attendees include Oscar-winner Julianne Moore, Jerry O’Connell and Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith. Go

Sag Harbor

What: Paddle and Party for Pink
Where: Havens Beach, Fairview on Mecox Bay
When: Saturday, August 6, 8am; 7pm
Why Go: Paddle like a pro with Laird Hamilton and Gabrielle Reece as they raise funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Come dinnertime, join Gwyneth Paltrow at the Sunset Party. Go


What: Southampton Hospital’s 58th Annual Summer Party
Where: Corner of Wickapogue Road and Old Town Road
When: Saturday, August 6, 6:30pm
Why Go: Wine, dine and dance the night away as emcee Chuck Scarborough hosts this fabulous fundraiser. All proceeds will benefit The Jenny and John Paulson Emergency Department so don’t be shy at the silent auction. Go

Wading River

What: Sip and Savor Wine Pairing
Where: Desmond Restaurant and Pub at East Wind
When: Friday, August 5, 7pm
Why Go: Eat and drink local at this gourmet, four-course dining experience. Castillo de Borghese will be pairing a few of their finest vintages to accompany each dish as you take in the sights of the peaceful Pine Barrens. Go

Westhampton Beach

What: Sarah McLachlan – An Intimate Performance
Where: Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
When: Friday, August 5, 8pm
Why Go: Sing along as Grammy-winner Sarah McLachlan performs “I Will Remember You” and “Angel.” Go