9 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: RSVP Inc. Animal Welfare and Rescue 20th Anniversary Celebration
Where: Birchwood of Polish Town
When: Friday, Oct. 14, 7-10pm
Why Go: Calling all animal lovers. Celebrate RSVP Inc.’s lifesaving work with dinner and dancing. The evening will feature an open bar, live music by The Jan Hanna Band and a raffle and silent auction. Go.

Westhampton Beach

What: David Bromberg Quintet in concert
Where: Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
When: Friday, Oct. 14, 8pm
Why Go: This Grammy-nominated musician will take the stage on Long Island’s East End to showcase his new album, Only Slightly Mad. There’s something for everyone’s musical tastes, with blues, gospel, folk and pop songs. Go.

Sag Harbor

What: All Star Comedy Show
Where: Bay Street Theater
When: Friday, Oct. 14, 8pm
Why Go: Share smiles and laughs with some of New York’s best comedians, known for appearances on America’s Got Talent, Conan, TruTv and more. Go.

Shelter Island

What: 3rd Annual Oyster Event
Where: Havens Barn
When: Saturday, Oct. 15, 4-7pm
Why Go: Enjoy live music from local musicians and taste fresh oysters prepared in a variety of ways. Go.

What: 17th Shelter Island Fall 5K
Where: Crescent Beach
When: Saturday, Oct. 15, 11am
Why Go: Hit the pavement and participate in this races as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All proceeds directly benefit the North Fork Breast Health Coalition, the Coalition for Women’s Breast Health at Southampton Hospital and Lucia’s Angels. Go.


What: Happyfest Obstacle Course and Festival
Where: Long Island Sports Park
When: Saturday, Oct. 15
Why Go: This family fun event features a wheelchair accessible obstacle course designed for all ages and abilities and a festival with music, games and entertainment. Go.


What: Vetstock
Where: The Emporium
When: Saturday, Oct. 15, 3pm
Why Go: Support local veterans at this multi-stage, multi-genre music festival performed by veterans. All proceeds benefit Project9line in their mission to give veterans a voice. Go.

New York City

What: New York Knicks vs. Boston Celtics (Preseason game)
Where: Madison Square Garden
When: Saturday, Oct. 15, 7:30pm
Why Go: Watch the New York Knicks dribble, dunk and dish and they take on the Boston Celtics on home court. Go.


What: Winemaker for a Day: VIP Blending Session
Where: Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard
When: Sunday, Oct. 16, 12-3pm
Why Go: Be a winemaker for the day and learn how to create a custom bottle of wine with this East End vineyard’s best vintners. Go.