10 Can’t Miss Events Out East

Every week, Long Island Pulse helps you plan your weekend. From Patchogue to Cutchogue, these are some of the events you can’t miss this weekend. Headed out east? Use the hashtag #LIPulseWeekends to show us what you’re up to.

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What: 10th Annual Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center’s Get Wild Event
Where: Channing Family Sculpture Garden
When: Saturday, August 13, 6pm
Why Go: Meet local feathered and furry friends when Molly Channing hosts an evening to support the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center. Go.

East Hampton

What: A Night of Chefs & Champagne For Elephants
Where: The Baker House
When: Friday, August 12, 7pm
Why Go: It’s World Elephant Day, and Georgina Bloomberg and Antonella Bertello are hosting a fundraising dinner to celebrate. Proceeds will go towards Veterinarians International’s efforts to set up two mobile clinics in Thailand to care for injured elephants.  Go.

What: Jay Pharoah Live
Where: Guild Hall
When: Friday, August 12, 9pm
Why Go: Jay Pharoah makes his hilarious East Hampton debut. Expect impersonations of President Obama, Jay-Z and Kanye West from this Saturday Night Live! star. Go.

What: East Hampton Library’s Author’s Night
Where: Field at 4 Maidstone Lane
When: Saturday, August 13, 5pm
Why Go: Join thousands at this premiere library event. The evening begins with book signings. VIPs will head off to private dinner parties with the authors. Go.

What: Lisa Anderson’s Concert For Dogs
Where: LongHouse Reserve
When: Saturday, August 13, 5pm
Why Go: This dog-friendly show is performed at a low frequency for our four-legged friends. Grab the leash and show your pup how you get down. Go.


What: Tomato Festival
Where: Harbes Family Farm and Vineyard
When: Saturday, August 13, 9am
Why Go: ‘Tis the season for tomatoes. Enter the tomato eating contest, relay race, tug-of-war and other tomato-related games and challenges. Go.


What: Great Burger Battle
Where: Shorefront Park
When: Sunday, Aug. 14, 4-7pm
Why Go: The top 10 burgers compete. You taste. You vote. Join Pulse for live music, wine and beer and the BBQ of the summer.  Go.


What: Outdoor Film: The Shinning
Where: 25 Jobs Lane
When: Friday, August 12, 8:30pm
Why Go: Pack a picnic and come on down for one of Kubrick’s classics. Go.


What: 2nd Paws By The Bay Summer Soiree
Where: The Wharf House At Founders Landing
When: Saturday, August 13, 2pm
Why Go: The North Fork Animal Welfare League will host an afternoon of live music, hors d’oeuvres and cold drinks to raise money for hurt, homeless and hungry animals. Go.

Water Mill

What: Grape Gallop
Where: Duck Walk Vineyard
When: Saturday, August 13, 10am
Why Go: Run or walk the Duck Walk Vineyard vines, then get a taste of victory by sampling some vino. Go.