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: Long Island Pulse Magazine’s Island Tasting
Where: Coindre Hall
When: Thursday, Nov. 17, 6:30pm
Why Go: For the eighth consecutive year, Island Tasting will showcase the culinary talents of more than 25 top local restaurants. All funds raised will benefit Island Harvest Food Bank, a leading Long Island hunger relief organization. Go.


What: Fish & Sips
Where: Long Island Aquarium
When: Friday, Nov. 18, 7-10:30pm
Why Go: This annual event will feature more than 20 local wineries for tasting and purchasing opportunities. Celebrate the harvest with wines, live music and hors d’oeuvres. Go.


What: Harvest Gospel Concert Series
Where: Friendship Baptist Church
When: Saturday, Nov. 19, 8-10pm
Why Go: This three-day music event will culminate with this Flanders concert. The series will celebrate the joy and soul of music as part of the East End Arts 30th anniversary of the musical affair. Go.


What: Craft Fair & Christmas Baazar
Where: North Sea Community Association
When: Saturday, Nov. 19, 11am-5pm
Why Go: Celebrate all things DIY at this local craft and Christmas fair. You’ll find holiday-inspired designs and locally crafted creations. Go.

What: 11th Annual African American Film Festival
Where: Southampton Arts Center
When: Saturday, Nov. 19, 12pm
Why Go: Watch various film screenings, including music and feature documentaries, narratives and short films, and enjoy an evening with guest actor Dominique Fishback and jazz group Certain Moves. Go.

Westhampton Beach

What: John Hiatt, Master Lyricist & Satirical Storyteller
Where: Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
When: Saturday, Nov. 19, 8pm
Why Go: Multi-Grammy nominated musician John Hiatt will take the stage on the East End for an evening of acoustic blues and guitar tunes. Go.

Old Bethpage

What: The I Love Chocolate Fest
Where: Old Bethpage Village Restoration
When: Sunday, Nov. 20, 10am-5pm
Why Go: Sample the best of Long Island’s sweet treats and pair your favorite chocolates with wines from local vineyards at this fun fall festival. While enjoying fudgy samples from more than 50 chocolatiers, take pictures with Santa Claus and participate in holiday crafts and giveaways. Go.