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.

Oyster Bay

What: Music in the Garden—Eden Lane
Where: Planting Fields Arboretum (1395 Planting Fields Rd)
When: Friday, June 15, 7pm-9pm
Why Go: Feel transported back to the era of prohibition and film noir with the music of Brooklyn jazz band Eden Lane. With great music and a relaxing garden setting, this event is bound to be entertaining for the whole family. Click to go


What: Food Truck Rodeo
Where: Crossroads Farm (480 Hempstead Ave)
When: Friday, June 15, 5pm-9pm
Why Go: Enjoy live country music from the Stage Coach Band and food from several places, including Mr. Smith’s Seafood, Good Eats Grill and Empanada Queen. Adults can enjoy wine and craft beer from a variety of vendors while kids will love the hayrides, bounce house and live music. Click to go

Bay Shore

What: Run for PWS
Where: South Country Elementary School (155 Third Ave)
When: Saturday, June 16, 8am-12pm
Why Go: There is no better way to get in shape for the summer than to run for a great cause. This 5K benefits the Latham Centers, which provides a supportive environment for children and adults suffering from Prader-Willi Syndrome to live more comfortable and fulfilling lives. Click to go


What: Blue Point Brewery’s Summer Kickoff Concert
Where: Blue Point Brewery (161 River Ave)
When: Saturday, June 16, 3pm-10pm
Why Go: Enjoy cold drinks and the music of Patchogue-born The Brother Pluckers, indie-rock group Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and Bluegrass Grammy Award-winning The Infamous Stringdusters as Blue Point Brewery kicks off the summer. Click to go


What: Cancer Can Rock in New York II
Where: Revolution Bar and Music Hall (140 Merrick Rd)
When: Sunday, June 17, 12pm-6pm
Why Go: Cancer Can Rock, founded by multi-platinum record producer and cancer survivor Jim Ebert, hosts events across the country to show support for musicians suffering from the deadly disease. Ticket sales and donations from the event go toward providing cancer sufferers with studio time in which they can lift their spirits and make their musical dreams a reality. Click to go