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.

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What: Sparkling Pointe Wine Dinner
Where: View Restaurant (3 Consuelo Place)
When: Friday, Feb. 2, 7pm
Why Go: Indulge in a five-course menu where each course is expertly paired with a Sparkling Pointe wine. Winemaker Gilles Martin will be at the event to share tasting notes and to speak about each drink. Click to go

What: 19th Annual Long Island Chowder Contest
Where: The Snapper Inn (500 Shore Drive)
When: Saturday, Feb. 3, 12pm
Why Go: Savor chowders from Long Island’s top restaurants. Some past participants include Jolly Fisherman in Roslyn, H20 Seafood & Sushi in Smithtown, Snapper Inn and View in Oakdale. There will be three varieties competing for first place: Manhattan clam chowder, New England clam chowder and seafood bisque. Click to go

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What: Winterfest
Where: Hempstead House (127 Middle Neck Road)
When: Saturday, Feb. 3, 1pm-4pm
Why Go: Don’t let the cold weather nip at your plans any longer! Inside the Hempstead House there will be roaring fireplaces, winter-themed crafts and a snowy “I SPY” scene. Click to go


What: Animaniacs LIVE! Starring Rob Paulsen and Randy Rogel
Where: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts (720 Northern Blvd)
When: Saturday, Feb. 3, 7:30pm-9:30pm
Why Go: Don’t miss Rob Paulsen (the voice of both Yakko and Pinky from Pinky and the Brain), accompanied by Emmy-winning composer Randy Rogel for a night of laughs and memories. Click to go


What: Aunt Jake’s Pasta Making Classes
Where: Aunt Jake’s Restaurant (151 Mulberry Street)
When: Saturday, Feb. 3, 2pm-4pm
Why Go: Learn to make pasta from scratch using flour, water and eggs for the dough. The restaurant’s executive chef will be present to help participants cut pre-rolled dough into five different shapes. The results are perfect for a romantic date night or pasta party at home. Click to go