7 Can’t Miss Weekend Events

Every week Long Island Pulse editors help you plan your weekend. From Montauk to Manhattan these are the events you can’t miss. Think of it as your weekend agenda. Share your weekend using #LIPulse.


What: East End Maritime Festival
Where: Mitchell Park and the Marina
When: Friday, Sept. 23-Sunday, Sept. 25
Why Go: Parade through downtown Greenport and spend the weekend celebrating the East End’s nautical history. There’s water sports, demonstrations, children activities and local wines and seafood. Go.


What: Ollie’s Angels 1st Annual Fall Fundraiser
Where: Cobb Court
When: Saturday, Sept. 24, 4-7pm
Why Go: Calling all dog lovers. Support abused and neglected dogs across the country and celebrate the work of this non-profit with music, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.  Go.


What: Live Music with Dennis O’Connor
Where: Laurel Lake Vineyards
When: Sunday, Sept. 25, 1-5pm
Why Go: Sip on wines and enjoy a relaxing Sunday in September with the tunes of Dennis O’Connor. Go.


What: Masked in Manhattan
Where: Metropolitan West
When: Friday, Sept. 23, 8:30pm
Why Go: Dance the night away at this elegant masquerade ball benefiting Alzheimer’s care and research. Go.

North Babylon

What: 5K Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer
Where: Belmont Lake State Park
When: Saturday, Sept. 24, 9am
Why Go: Join the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition’s Long Island chapter as they help take 150 million steps across the country in support and remembrance of cancer patients. Go.

Sands Point

What: Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik – Sunset Concert on the Great Lawn
Where: Sands Point Preserve Conservancy
When: Sunday, Sept. 25, 5-9pm
Why Go: Wind down Gatsby style with great tunes from a pair of renowned musicians. Intermission breaks will include cocktails and light fare inside the historic Hempstead House. Go.


What: Septemberfest
Where: Various locations
When: Friday, Sept. 23-Sunday, Sept.25
Why Go: Watch the Maniac Pumpkin Carvers make autumn art and enjoy live music and entertainment and food from local East End restaurants. Go.