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: Winter Jazzfest
Where: Various Venues
When: Wednesday, Jan. 10 – Wednesday, Jan. 17
Why Go: Dive into the exciting sounds of New York City. For one week, the Winter Jazzfest highlights contemporary jazz music with artists like Nicole Mitchell, Wadada Leo Smith and Ravi Coltrane. There will also be a jazz talks series on sexism, immigration and protest. Click to go

St. James

What: Speakeasy Night at Harmony Vineyards
Where: Harmony Vineyards (169 Harbor Rd)
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, 8pm-11pm
Why Go: Between the history, the drinks and the costumes, this event will be nothing but glamorous. Guests can look forward to gin and whiskey flights plus craft beer and wine. Click to go


What: Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour
Where: Meet guides at 218 Bedford Avenue
When: Saturday, Jan. 13, 1pm
Why Go: Join local food experts in a tasting excursion of delectable Brooklyn bites. Step into a traditional Polish bakery for pierogies and pastries, bagel bombs and cereal milk ice cream at Momofuku Milk Bar and also sample unique ice cream created by an Iron Chef contestant. Click to go

Center Moriches

What: Terrell River Ramble
Where: Terrell River County Park (Montauk Hwy, Center Moriches)
When: Sunday, Jan. 14, 9:30am
Why Go: Embrace Long Island’s winter solace with a hike from Montauk Highway to Moriches Bay. The route is three miles, flat and perfect for some peaceful downtime and reflection. Click to go

Westhampton Beach

What: Searching for Seals & Winter Walk
Where: Cupsogue Beach County Park (906 Dune Rd)
When: Sunday, Jan. 14, 10:30am
Why Go: Like many Long Islanders, seals take pleasure in the serenity of winter by the sea. In search of food, attendees can expect to see some harbor, grey and harp seals sunning themselves on the distant sandbar. Click to go