5 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: Under the Radar 2018
Where: The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street
When: Thursday, Jan. 4-Monday, Jan. 15
Why Go: Enjoy 12 days of new and cutting-edge theater performances. Under the Radar, the annual event founded by Mark Russell, has a stellar line-up this year that includes Andrew Schneider, Motus and David Cale. Click to go


What: Bar Car Nights
Where: New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd
When: Saturday, Jan. 6, 7-10:30pm
Why Go: Adults 21 and over are invited to an after-dark viewing of the Holiday Train Show. The night is complete with drinks, a new fire pit and a sing along. Purchasing tickets in advance ($35 for non-members and $25 for members) is recommended. Click to go


What: Capt Lou’s Seal Watching Tour
Where: 31 Woodcleft Avenue
When: Saturday, Jan. 6, 1-3pm
Why Go: Hop aboard Captain Lou Fleet to catch a glimpse of winter harbor seals. The boat ride comes equipped with a heated cabin, but dressing warm is advised for outdoor viewing. Click to go


What: Dirty Dancing
Where: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Boulevard
When: Friday, Jan. 5, 8pm and Saturday, Jan. 6, 2pm and 8pm
Why Go: Get lost in this classic story brought to life in 1987 by Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. This show will be full of energy featuring hit songs including “Hungry Eyes” and “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.” Tickets start at $49. Click to go

Port Jefferson

What: Brewing Tour
Where: Port Jeff Brewing Company, 22 Mill Creek Road
When: Saturday, Jan. 6, 4-5pm
Why Go: Beer lovers, have a little fun touring the Port Jeff Brewing Company. Founded in 2011, the spot has a 7 barrel system, which can produce 217 gallons per brew! Then kick back in the tasting room. Click to 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.