6 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.

Franklin Square

What: Pump Aerosmith Tribute Show
Where: Plattduetsche Park (1132 Hempstead Tpke)
When: June 29, 6:30-11pm
Why Go: Playing venues across Long Island and New York State, Pump brings excitement, energy and Aerosmith’s greatest hits wherever they go. This weekend they’re bringing 70s nostalgia to German restaurant Plattduetsche Park, famous for craft beer, 10-ounce pretzels and, of course, multiple flavors of bratwurst. Enjoy a night of food, drinks and classic rock—you don’t want to miss a thing. Click to go

Glen Cove

image: facebook.com/glencovemansion

image: facebook.com/glencovemansion

What: The First Annual Exotic Car Show
Where: The Mansion at Glen Cove (200 Dosoris Ln)
When: June 30, 12-5pm
Why Go: Taking advantage of its sprawling 55 acres, the Mansion at Glen Cove will showcase hundreds of vintage and luxury vehicles, including models from Porsche, Ferrari and Maserati. While all guests can view both modern and Golden Age cars against a stunning backdrop, VIP tickets earn customers a spot in the Hospitality Tent and Pool Party, complete with food and beverage offerings curated by chef Jesse Schenker of 2 Springs in Oyster Bay (caviar and lobster rolls, anyone?). After the event, all are welcome to a Cigar and Scotch party at the historic Gold Coast Estate. Click to go


What: SixPoint Brewery’s Wingin’ It
Where: The Rust and Gold (70 Gerard St)
When: June 30, 3pm
Why Go: Advertising “poultry, pints, and prizes,” SixPoint Brewery promises an afternoon of entertainment marked by friendly competition. The event features two wing-eating contests, with prizes going to those who can either eat the most wings or can handle the spiciest ones. For those not daring enough to attempt either contest, the event also offers great food and a variety of different beers. Click to go


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image: facebook.com/northforktableandinn

What: The High Season Brunch and Book Event
Where: The North Fork Table & Inn (57225 Main Rd)
When: July 1, 11:30am
Why Go: This brunch event is part of a larger collaboration between The North Fork Table & Inn and author Judy Blundell to celebrate her newest novel, The High Season, set on the North Fork. The Inn is offering a High Season Getaway package all summer for couples looking to indulge in a staycation, in addition to other promotional events. Diners at this weekend’s brunch can expect to personally interact with the National Book Award-winning author through a book signing, Q&A session and reading, all the while enjoying what is called the best brunch on the North Fork. Click to go


image: facebook.com/metmuseum

image: facebook.com/metmuseum

What: Shady Ladies Tour
Where: Metropolitan Museum of Art (1000 Fifth Ave)
When: July 1, 2:15-4:15pm
Why Go: While it can be fascinating to traipse around the Met reading the descriptions for each work of art, many patrons wonder what dirty details the museum is holding back. This two-hour tour offers an in-depth look at the scandalous lives of the women influencing artistic movements around the world. Get ready to acquire a new fascination with and respect for the arts and those who inspired them through the stories of pleasure quarters in Old Tokyo, drinking parties in ancient Athens and the bedrooms of Versailles. Click to go


What: United Ink Summer Vibe Tattoo and Arts Festival
Where: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (1255 Hempstead Tpke)
When: June 29, 2pm; June 30 & July 1, 12pm
Why Go: Tattoo enthusiasts can expect a lively and informative weekend delving into the arts of tattooing and piercing. In addition to live tattooing by renowned artists from around the world, the event offers seminars about tattooing and piercing as well as consultations for laser removal. Those not interested in typical tattoos can also learn about permanent makeup, including microbladed eyebrows and tattooed eyeliner. Click to go