6 Can’t Miss Events This Week

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: Have A Heart Children’s Cancer Society Fundraiser
Where: VFW Post 4927
When: Friday, Dec. 9, 6:30pm
Why Go: Get into the holiday spirit by giving back. Participate in this Chinese auction and be entered to win prizes including spa baskets, jewelry, gift certificates, cookware and games. Go.


What: Live Music Fridays at Union Cantina
Where: Union Cantina
When: Friday, Dec. 9, 4:30pm
Why Go: There’s live music and it’s happy hour. Enough said. Go.

East Hampton

What: Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s 8th Annual Nutcracker Presentation
Where: Guild Hall
When: Friday, Dec. 9 at 7pm, Saturday, Dec. 10 at 1pm and Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2pm
Why Go: Celebrate the holidays with a traditional ballet performance of Tchaikovsky’s the Nutcracker. Go.


What: Seasons of Long Island Holiday Art Show and Sale
Where: BAFFA Gallery at Gillette House
When: Saturday, Dec. 10, 12-4pm
Why Go: The Plein Air Limner Society’s 7th annual show will feature watercolor, oil and acrylic paintings, pastel pieces and mixed media work. Go.

Shelter Island

What: Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Holiday Festival
Where: Grand Avenue
When: Saturday, Dec. 10, 9am
Why Go: Shop local this holiday season at Shelter Island’s holiday festival and visit Mashomack Preserve for their annual holiday open house. Go.


What: Santa Brunch
Where: Long Island Aquarium
When: Sunday, Dec. 11, 10am-5pm
Why Go: Enjoy a day of family fun at the Long Island Aquarium. Have a buffet brunch in the Sea Star Ballroom, snap a photo with Santa Claus and spend the rest of the day exploring the aquarium’s underwater world. Go.