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: Meatpacking District’s 5th Annual Open Market
Where: Highline Stages (441 W 14th Street)
When: Thursday, March 8, 6:30-10:30pm
Why Go:  This annual indoor block party is back celebrating local business in a major way. Enjoy food tastings and bespoke cocktails from more than 25 restaurants and bars. Those include popular places like Fig & Olive, Catch, TAO Downtown and STK Downtown. You’ll also get to shop as you munch with sample sales from high-end retailers like Theory, DVF and Rag & Bone. A DJ will also be spinning. General admission is $150. Click to go

Oyster Bay

What: A Night of Mischief
Where: Coe Hall (1395 Planting Fields Rd)
When: Friday, March 9, 7-10pm
Why Go: Join Pulse for an evening of intrigue, opulence and mischief at the annual masquerade ball. The epic soiree will have live entertainment, food and cocktails. A special prize will also be given to the person with the best masquerade mask. It’s all to benefit PinkTie.org, which supports local organizations focused on research and education for diseases. Click to go


What: Jorma Kaukonen
Where: The Suffolk Theater (118 E Main Street)
When: Friday, March 9, 8-9:30pm
Why Go: The legendary rocker from Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna will perform an acoustic set. Even in his late 70s, Jorma Kaukonen hasn’t slowed down. “I just couldn’t imagine what I’d be doing if I wasn’t doing what I do,” he told Pulse in 2017. Click to go

Port Jefferson

What: Comic Brew at Po’Boy
Where: Po’Boy Brewery (200 Wilson Street)
When: Saturday, March 10, 8:30-10pm
Why Go: Spend the night laughing and drinking with a stand-up comedy show featuring Joe Fulton, Tony Landolfi and J Jay Boyd. Tickets are $25. Click to go


What: NYC Winter Wine Festival
Where: PlayStation Theater (1515 Broadway)
When: Saturday, March 10, 3-11pm
Why Go: Times Square’s PlayStation Theater turns into an indoor vineyard with wine, hors d’oeuvres and artisanal goodies. There will also be a live performance from jazz saxophonist Michael Lington. Tickets start at $67.50. Click to go

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Anna Halkidis is a web editor at Long Island Pulse. Feel free to reach out at anna@lipulse.com or on Twitter @annahalkidis.