9 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: Pulse’s Picnic and Polo Classic
Where: Bethpage State Park
When: Sunday, Sept. 17, 2-5:30pm
Why Go: Join Pulse Magazine for a day of polo, food and fun to benefit the Mill Neck Family of Organization’s efforts to help deaf individuals on Long Island. Don a big hat for a chance to win two tickets to New York City Wine & Food Festival’s Grand Tasting. Click to go


What: Meadows Festival at Citi Field
Where: 123-01 Roosevelt Ave, Queens, NY
When: Friday Sept. 15-Sunday, Sept. 17
Why Go: The Meadow Festival is three days of killer music and food. See performances by Jay Z, Migos, Nas, Foster the People, Gorillaz and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers. Click to go

Stony Brook

What: Mirabelle Restaurant Unveils Chef Guy’s Tasting Friday Getaway Package
Where: Mirabelle Restaurant at the Three Village Inn
When: Friday, Sept. 15-Friday, Oct. 27
Why Go: Date night goals achieved. This package includes an overnight stay at the Three Village Inn and a reservation for two to enjoy Chef Guy’s special seven-course tasting menu complete with wine pairings. Follow it up with complimentary hot breakfast in Mirabelle Saturday morning. The package is available for Friday nights only. Reservations required. Click to go


What: Ramsey Lewis & John Pizzarelli: Straighten Up and Fly Right
Where: Tilles Center For The Performing Arts
When: Friday, Sept. 15, 8pm
Why Go: Settle in for a night of live music. Three-time Grammy winning pianist Ramsey Lewis and Grammy nominated guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli pay tribute to Nat King Cole. Buy tickets online. Click to go

New York

What: Grand Central Oyster Bar Celebrates 15th Annual “Oyster Frenzy”
Where: Lower level, Grand Central Terminal 89 E 42nd St
When: Saturday, Sept. 16, 12-4pm
Why Go: Oysters, oysters and more oysters. The “Oyster Frenzy” includes chef demos with tastings and public competitions including the “Slurp Off” and “Beer Shucking” championship. Click to go


What: Southampton Antique Fair
Where: Rogers Mansion
When: Saturday, Sept. 16, 9am-4pm
Why Go: Treasure hunt through countless antiques, furniture, jewelry, vintage clothing, glass, ceramics, artwork and collectables. Click to go

Port Jefferson

What: Port Jefferson’s 4th Annual Dragon Boat Race Festival
Where: Harborfront Park & Port Jefferson Inner Harbor
When: Saturday, Sept. 16, 8-6pm
Why Go: Watch as teams of 20 “paddlers,” one steersman and one drummer compete in a 250 meter race course. As for the food, it promises to be as good as it sounds. Indulge in delicacies like pot stickers, sushi, stir fried noodles, bubble tea and spring rolls. Click to go


What: Sundays with Juilliard ft. Altezza Piano Trio
Where: The Suffolk Theater
When: Sunday, Sept. 17, 1-3pm
Why Go: Venture to the Suffolk theater to hear The Altezza Piano Trio presenting a classical, romantic and 20th century piano trio repertoire. Khari Joyner, Momo Wong and Jilin Sun are the promising young performers from the Juilliard school in Manhattan that make up this talented trio. The event is casual, and brunch options are available for addition purchase Click to go

Long Beach

What: NY Fit Fest
Where: Atlantic Beach
When: Sunday, Sept. 17, all day
Why Go: End summer getting fit on the beach. The first NY Fit Fest will bring yoga classes, surf lessons and martial arts to the sandy shores of Atlantic Beach. There will also be informational sessions that cover topics such as healthy eating. Click to go