7 Can’t Miss East End Weekend Events

Every week Long Island Pulse editors help you plan your weekend. These are the events you can’t miss on the two Forks. Think of it as your weekend agenda. Share your weekend using #LIPulseWeekends.


What: Edible Food Truck Derby
Where: Hayground School
When: Friday, Aug 19, 4pm
Why Go: New York City and Long Island food trucks like Noah’s on the Road and Blondies Bake Shop unite to serve mouthwatering mobile munchies. Go

What: The Michael Bolton Charities’ “An Evening Under The Stars”
Where: A Private Estate in Bridgehampton
When: Saturday, Aug 20, 6:30pm
Why Go: Founded by the Grammy award winner, The Michael Bolton Charities supports families of domestic violence. This intimate fundraiser will feature a performance by Michael Bolton, a gourmet dinner and a live auction. Go


What: Zombie 5K Run
Where: Long Island Sports Park
When: Saturday, Aug 20, 4pm
Why Go: Remember the first rule for Zombieland survival is cardio. Runners must dodge herds of blood-thirsty zombies during a three-mile obstacle race. Go


What: Dan’s Harvest East End
Where: McCall Vineyard and Ranch
When: Saturday, Aug 20, 6:30pm
Why Go: Hosted by The Food Network’s Geoffrey Zakarian, Dan’s Harvest East End is one of the summer’s premier food events. Take in the beautiful green orchards of McCall while tasting some of the Island’s most notable eateries. Go

East Hampton

What: 68th Annual Artists and Writers Celebrity Softball Game
Where: Herrick Park
When: Saturday, Aug 20, 2pm
Why Go: Root for your favorite star while enjoying traditional ballpark food such as hot dogs, hamburgers and ice cream. Proceeds from this year’s game will benefit East End Hospice, The Eleanor Whitmore Childhood Center, Phoenix House and The Retreat. Go


What: 2nd Annual Juried Fine Art Show
Where: Montauk Village Green
When: Aug 19-20, 10am
Why Go: It’s free! Come to peruse or purchase artwork from artists, both local and international. The show will feature a variety of different pieces such as photographs, paintings, sculptures and even jewelry. Go


What: Blue Oyster Cult
Where: The Suffolk Theater
When: Friday, Aug 19, 8pm
Why Go: It could be the heat. Or, the cause of your rising fever could come from a lack of cowbell. Fill your prescription Friday night as you hear the band perform “Don’t Fear The Reaper” live. Go