7 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.

Garden City
What: 28th Annual Long Island Festival of Trees
Where: Cradle of Aviation Museum
When: Friday, Nov. 24-Sunday, Nov. 26
Why Go: Get in the holiday spirit. Hundreds of elaborately decorated Christmas trees, a ginger bread village, cookie decorating and photos with Santa will have you walking in a winter wonderland. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County. Click to go

Bay Shore
What: Big Laughs in Bay Shore, Annual Post Thanksgiving Laughs
Where: YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts
When: Friday, Nov. 24, 8pm
Why Go: A night of laughs after a long day of black Friday shopping is always needed. Three tri-state area stand-up comedians will have you cracking up. The show is for mature audiences and tickets can be bought online. Click to go

Sag Harbor
What: Isabel Vincent
Where: Canio’s Books
When: Saturday, Nov. 25, 5pm
Why Go: You might recognize her byline from the New York Post, where she is an investigative reporter. Author Isabel Vincent discusses her latest bestselling book, Dinner with Edward: Story of an Unexpected Friendship. Refreshments will be served, including Edward’s apple Galette. Click to go

What: Johnny Cash Holiday Spectacular
Where: Paradise Diner
When: Saturday, Nov. 25, 6:30pm
Why Go: From roles on Broadway in A Chorus Line and Cabaret, to television appearances in Scrubs and The Flash, Tom Cavanagh performs a Jonny Cash tribute at the Paradise Diner. The show includes holiday songs, Johnny Cash classics and dinner. Click to go

What: Paint The Town: Pottery ‘n Pinot Night
Where: Paint The Town, 73 North Ocean Avenue
When: Saturday, Nov. 25, 8-9:30pm
Why Go: This is paint night with a twist as you trade a canvas for a Christmas tree candle votive. Each person will get a ceramic tree and all necessary supplies. Paint your piece and then leave it to be glazed and fired. You’ll just have to pick it up 7-10 days later. Click to go

What: The Machine: Pink Floyd Tribute
Where: NYCB Theatre at Westbury
When: Saturday, Nov. 25, 8pm
Why Go: Calling all Pink Floyd fans! Hear favorites like “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” and “Another Brick in the Wall.” Played in the half-round at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury, no seat is more than 60 feet from the stage. Buy tickets online. Click to go

Garden City
What: Rico Fascino
Where: Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas, 1002 Old Country Rd
When: Tuesday, Nov. 21-Thursday, Nov. 30
Why Go: For the entire month of November, Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas is raising funds for Puerto Rico with a speciality cocktail, the Rico Fascino. It’s made with guava pasta, simple syrup, fresh orange juice, Campari, Del Professore Sweet Vermouth and Bacardi Rum. A proceed of the sales will be donated to United for Puerto Rico. The fundraiser was inspired by an employee with family in Puerto Rico and from saddening stories customers have shared. Click to go