10 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. Share your weekend using #LIPulse and follow Pulse on Instagram and Twitter for more fun ideas.


image: flushingtownhall.org

image: flushingtownhall.org

What: Lunar New Year Shadow Puppet Slam
Where: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
When: Friday, Feb. 17, 7-8:30pm
Why Go: The 2nd NYC Shadow Puppet Slam returns with a selection of shadow theater, animation, video and film by local puppet enthusiasts. Start the year of the rooster off right! Go

Garden City

What: Trio Solisti
Where: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC)
When: Friday, Feb. 17
Why Go: Trio Solisti, now in its 12th year as Ensemble-in-Residence at Adelphi, will celebrate the 14th season of Telluride MusicFest. The ensemble’s performance will include works by Brahms, Chausson and Haydn. Go

What: Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca
Where: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC)
When: Saturday, Feb. 18
Why Go:  This action opera is a heart-stopping psychosexual study of three tragically and fatally interwoven figures. See it on the big screen at the Concert Hall. Go

What: Larson Legacy Concert: César Alvarez
Where: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC)
When: Sunday, Feb. 19
Why Go: The Larson Legacy Concert Series at AUPAC celebrates the next generation of artists at the college home of the creator of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical RENT Jonathan Larson (’82). César Alvarez, a composer, lyricist, performer and writer, is the featured performer. Go


What: Pablo Francisco
Where: The Paramount, 307 New York Ave, Huntington
When: Friday, Feb. 17, 8-9:30pm
Why Go: Come see one of the most popular touring comedians worldwide. Pablo Francisco has a reputation for leaving his audience screaming in laughter. Go


Diliberto serves more than wine during a tasting. Enjoy complimentary olives, lupini beans or taralle image: diliberto winery

Diliberto serves more than wine during a tasting. Enjoy complimentary olives, lupini beans or taralle image: diliberto winery

What: Sundays with Grandma
Where: Diliberto Winery, 250 Manor Lane, Jamesport
When: Sunday, Feb. 19, 1-3pm
Why Go: Satisfy your Italian cravings at Diliberto Winery’s annual four-course wine pairing and pasta demonstration. Experience a traditional Italian meal with live music including classic Italian song. Go

Oyster Bay

What: Music at the Mansion–The Master Keys
Where: Planting Fields Arboretum
When: Friday, Feb. 17, 7pm
Why Go: Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine as you listen to this unique jazz and blues band. Be blown away by some of the finest young musicians in New York City today. Go

image: facebook.com/planting fields foundation

image: facebook.com/planting fields foundation

What: 2017 Camellia House Festival
Where: Planting Fields Arboretum
When: Sunday, Feb. 19, 11am-4pm
Why Go: The Annual Camellia House Festival features live music, walking tours, Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, storytelling and activities for children. Bring the kids for a Sunday funday for all. Go


What: Wine 101 Class
Where: Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Ave, Riverhead
When: Sunday, Feb. 19, 1pm
Why Go: Learn the basics of wine tasting and wine making and become a wine expert at one of the most renowned vineyards on the Island. Go

Sands Point

What: Rainforest Escape
Where: Sands Point Preserve, 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point
When: Saturday, Feb. 18, 11am-1pm
Why Go: Park Ranger Eric Powers will be sharing fascinating stories about his travels through the rainforests. Discover the biodiversity of rainforests through his jungle artifacts. Go