5 Can’t Miss Events This Weekend

The holidays are already just a few days away—and there are some great events lined up helping to make them even more jolly. Hurry up and get that last-minute shopping done in order to enjoy some of the many festivities happening this weekend. If you head to any of the events, make sure to share your weekend using #LIPulse.


Kenny Rogers Live

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What: Kenny Rogers The Gambler’s Last Deal: Christmas & Hits With Special Guest Linda Davis
Where: NYCB Theatre at Westbury
When: Friday, Dec. 23, 8pm
Why Go: What better way to celebrate the holidays than listening to some holiday classics from one of the greats? Kenny Rogers also announced that he will be retiring from touring, so this might be your last chance to see the singer live. Tickets are $49-$124. Go


What: 90s Christmas Show with The 90s Band & Larger Than Life
Where: Mulcahy’s of Wantagh
When: Friday, Dec. 23, 9-11:55pm
Why Go: The 90s were a decade of bold fashion statements, the birth of great TV shows (who didn’t watch Friends?) and, of course, boy bands! Head to Mulcahy’s to tribute the latter for a night of some nostalgic fun. There will also be giveaways. Go


What: The Kerry Kearney Band
Where: Mouse Trap Cafe
When: Friday, Dec. 23, 9pm
Why Go: Spend an intimate night listening to some blues music by a well-known musician. It’s the perfect Friday night for any music lover right before the holidays. Go


Bowlmor Lanes

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What: Chanukah Bowling Night
Where: BowlMor Lanes Commack
When: Sunday, Dec. 25, 4-6pm
Why Go: Celebrate Chanukah and bowl at the same time! The Chai Center is offering an evening of glow-in-the-dark unlimited bowling for only $12, as well as latkes and doughnuts and a bowling pin menorah ceremony. Go


What: Holiday Ho-Ho-Ho Hike
Where: Manorville Trail Center
When: Sunday, Dec. 25, 10am
Why Go: Hikers: this one is for you. Walk through 10 miles of beautiful scenery for leisure—it’s also a great way to burn off some of those extra holiday calories. Make sure to bring water and snacks along! Go

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Anna Halkidis is a senior web editor at Long Island Pulse. Feel free to reach out at anna@lipulse.com or on Twitter @annahalkidis.