7 Can’t Miss Events on the East End This Weekend

Each week, Long Island Pulse is your go-to place for weekend happenings and East End coverage. These are the North Fork and Hamptons events you can’t miss. Share your weekend using #lipulse. Share your summer fun and win prizes. Follow @longislandpulse on Instagram for weekly #SummerofPulse challenges.

Hampton Bays

What: Taste + Tour at Tiana Bayside Facility
Where: Tiana Activity Center
When: Friday, Aug. 25, 6–8pm
Why Go: Sample fresh oysters and wine pairings while touring the new Tiana Bayside Facility. Benefit Bayside and learn more about their outreach and education plans regarding the marine and coastal environment. Click to go

East Hampton

What: 17th Annual Box Art Auction Benefiting East End Hospice
Where: St. Luke’s Church Hoie Hall
When: Saturday, Aug. 26, 4:30–7pm
Why Go: Take home an out-of-the-box, one-of-a-kind art piece! At this auction, artists will be giving away unique works that incorporate either a wine or cigar box. Click to go

What: The Hamptons International Film Festival presents SummerDoc: ICARUS
Where: Guild Hall
When: Saturday, Aug. 26, 7pm
Why Go: Hosted by Alec Baldwin, this event puts one of the most audacious documentaries on screen. Directed by Bryan Fogel, “Icarus” dives deep into the world of sports performance enhancing drugs. Click to go


What: Readings At Sunset With Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan
Where: Thomas Halsey Homestead
When: Saturday, Aug. 26, 4pm
Why Go: Get inspired and join Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan, the 2017 Long Island Poet of the Year award winner by the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, for a night of poetry readings surrounded by lush gardens. Wine and light refreshments will follow the readings. Click to go

Shelter Island

What: 54th Annual Art Show & Craft Fair
Where: Shelter Island School
When: Saturday, Aug. 26, 10am–5pm
Why Go: Feeling crafty? Satisfy your inner Picasso and join the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce for an art-filled day of fun. In addition to the art, make sure to put in for the vendor donated raffle which will help raise money for high school scholarships. Click to go


What: 2017 Watermelon Festival
Where: Harbes Family Farm
When: Saturday, Aug. 26–Sunday, Aug. 27, 10am–7pm
Why Go: Join Harbes farm for the sweetest festival of the summer. Let the kiddies compete in the watermelon eating and rolling contests while you kick back and unwind at Harbes Wine Barn. Enjoy live music, fresh watermelon and tons of fun with Farmer Fred. Click to go

Sag Harbor

What: RIPPED Bootcamp Experience
Where: Studio 89
When: Sunday, Aug. 27, 8:30am
Why Go: Not your average (sun)burn. Ripped Fitness, one of NYC’s most famous workout spots, is bringing its High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) to the Hamptons. The extreme, full-body workout combines high-intensity cardio training done on a treadmill with dynamic strength and sculpting exercises. It’s never too late to get that perfect beach bod. Click to go