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30 Things to Do On Long Island This November

Looking for something local to do? From culture and connections to dining and recreation, here’s a taste of what Long Island’s got to offer this month.


1. Relive the tale of Jekyll & Hyde at the The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre at CM Performing Arts Center •  Nov. 1, 3 & 4, Oakdale


2. Celebrate the Latinus 20 Under 30 Cocktail Reception & Awards Ceremony •  Nov. 3, Farmingville


3. Attend The Long Island Museum’s Annual Gala and Silent Auction • Nov. 4, Stony Brook


4. Spend a Saturday exploring the North Fork with free trolley service from Peconic to Greenport, courtesy of Suffolk County • Nov. 4, Nov. 11, Peconic


5. Treat your indulgent side at the I Love Chocolate festival • Nov. 4-5, Old Bethpage

Sandbar, Cold Spring Harbor. Photo credit:


6. Try a new restaurant. We’re crazy about Cold Spring Harbor’s Sandbar, so we recommend giving it a shot. Long Island Fall Restaurant week runs Oct. 29–Nov. 5 and it’s chock full of $28.95 prix-fixe menus at some of the hottest Long Island dining destinations.See the full list of participating restaurants here:



7. Meditate at the Sands Point Preserve hosted by the Sol Center • Nov. 6, Sands Point


8. Attend The Center of Excellence & Wireless Information Technology’s 13th International Conference on Emerging Technologies for a Smarter World • Nov. 7–8, Stony Brook



9. Celebrate the art and influence of cinema in the charming and historic towns and villages of Long Island’s Gold Coast at the Gold Coast Film Festival • Nov 7–14, North Hempstead



10. Get an inside look at Long Island’s biggest publication at Go Inside Newsday, Presented by Hofstra University • Nov. 8, Hempstead

11. Grow your network at our
LiiNCS Monthly Networking Event: Bowling Mixer
Nov. 8, Round 1, Hicksville
6:30–8:30 p.m.


12. Pitch Night • Nov. 9, Huntington


13. Grow your network and support a good cause at girlFRIENDS of Girls Inc of Long Island Networking Night Out • Nov. 9, Melville


14. Still craving new restaurants to try?  Get a taste of the seaside during Long Beach Restaurant Week where you’ll enjoy a variety of 3 course dinners from $21.95 – $27.95 from Nov. 10–19, Long Beach (p.s. we’re wild about LB Social)


15. Pay homage to our veterans in The Dog Tag 2.2 mi. Run • Nov. 11, Bay Shore


16. Tour Behind-the-Scenes @ “Gold Coast” Gould-Guggenheim Estate Castles & Mansions •  Nov. 12, Sands Point


17. Power Tables Lunch at The Refuge • Nov. 13, Melville


18. Join the Long Island Rookies and Rockstars for a Real Estate Investing workshop • Nov. 14, Westbury

Join fellow startup entrepreneurs and collaborate to build a business plan in just a weekend
at Start-Up Weekend LI

19. Techstars Long Island Start-Up Weekend • Nov. 17–19, Huntington


20. Go ice skating. Take 50% off admission for two to Tanger Ice Rink with this Groupon deal.
Rink opens November 18th. Deer Park


21. Get into the holiday spirit early with the Magic of Lights Jones Beach Light Show.  • Opens Nov. 18, WantaghHere’s an insider tip: visit on a Tuesday and you can drive through again to experience the show twice.


22. Make room for Thanksgiving dinner a week early by running the Long Beach 10k Turkey Trot • Nov. 19, Long Beach


23. Go on an exclusive Behind-the-Scenes tour of the Webb Institute, Shipbuilding Academy on Pratt Estate • Nov. 19, Glen Cove

Photo credit: Tilles Center

24. See the National Acrobats and Martial Artists of Tianjin, People’s Republic of China in China Soul perform at the Tilles Center • Nov. 19, Brookville


25. Take on Trivia Night at Brewology • Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28; Port Jefferson or Speonk


26. Rock out to Vermont Based Band, Twiddle, at the Space • Nov. 22, Westbury


27. Run or volunteer in the
Townwide Fund of Huntington
Thanksgiving Day 5k Race with LiiNCS
Nov. 23, Huntington


28. #ShopSmall • Nov. 25, Long Island
Support your local economy by visiting a brick-and-mortar store and making a purchase in honor of National Small Business Saturday


29. Immerse yourself in a Film Screening and Discussion: Chaco Ra’anga at Hofstra University • Nov. 29, Hempstead


30. Extend your network at The Unicorn Network Holiday Party • Nov. 30, Garden City

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