"Spring INN" at the Flower Show
Hicks Nurseries
100 Jericho Tpke, Westbury, NY
Thursday, March 7, 2019
6:30m - 8:30pm

Hicks Nurseries and The INN are proud to announce a charity fundraiser to be held on Thursday, March 7th, 6:30pm-8:30pm during the Flower Show at Hicks Nurseries.

Mix and mingle amongst the many dazzling floral arrangements. Enjoy a fun raffle featuring garden and other items, live entertainment, home-made chili and a special workshop by one of Hicks professional gardeners.

Tickets are $25 pre-event and $30 at the door. Children under 12 are admitted free.

Contact: Nora White - Events Manager
Phone: 516-486-8506 x108
Email: nwhite@the-inn.org
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Chefs of Long Island Food and Wine Tasting
Life's WORC and The Family Center for Autism
The Carltun
1899 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY 11554
Monday, March 11, 2019
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Chefs of Long Island is a food and beverage tasting event featuring more than 40 of the area's most prestigious restaurants and beverage providers. The proceeds from this wonderful evening will directly benefit Life's WORC and The Family Center for Autism.

Chefs of Long Island restaurant participants will provide samples of their featured or signature dishes. Vineyards and breweries will have varieties of wines and beers for tasting.

Tickets: $75
Call: 516-741-9000 Ext. 5110

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St. Patrick's Day Weekend Kick Off Pub Crawl
Tapped Enterprises
Sponsored By: Long Ireland Beer Company
Friday, March 15, 2019
6:00pm - 6 Hour Crawl

Enjoy a safe and fun ride out to Riverhead to explore this great beer town. First stop is Long Ireland Brewery Tasting room where you try some of the many beers on tap. We will stay at the brewery for a half hour then travel to the other locations by bus. Prizes and giveaways on the bus for Irish costumes. Drink specials at all participating locations.

Stops Include:
- Long Ireland Brewery
- Digger's Ales and Eats
- Smitty's All American Grill
- River Walk Bar and Grill

Package Includes:
Pub Crawl Bus Ride, 2 pints from Long Ireland Beer Company, Prizes, giveaways, snacks and refreshments on bus

Tickets: $40 per person
Call: 631.913.3817

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Food, Wine & Wishes A Chef's Tasting
Birthday Wishes of Long Island
Appliance World
414 New York Ave
Huntington, NY 11743
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
6:30pm - 9:00pm

Our Food, Wine & Wishes event brings together some of the best local restaurants from Long Island and community members to raise funds for Birthday Wishes' programs and services.

Join us for a fun night and help us keep the candles lit for homeless children across Long Island.

Birthday Wishes of Long Island is a 501(c)3 organization that brings the magic of a birthday party to children living in local, family homeless shelters. We serve 67 shelters and celebrate more than 120 birthdays a month! Birthday Wishes' mission is to provide birthday parties to children experiencing homelessness.

We believe that all children, regardless of their living situation, should celebrate their birthdays joyfully, surrounded by family, friends, and others who care. Our grassroots philosophy fosters the spirit of volunteerism and community service in the adults, children, and families who donate their time and resources to the Birthday Wishes mission.

Tickets: $60
Call: 516.390.3505

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Night On The Town
Jericho Terrace
249 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola 11501
Thursday, April 11, 2019
7pm - 11:00pm

Night on the Town benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The evening will feature unlimited samplings of the finest cuisine from top New York City and Long Island restaurants, open bar, live entertainment, dancing and the chance to win fantastic prizes! More than 700 attendees will come together in support of the fight against blood cancer. The mission of LLS is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life for patients and their families.

The 2019 event will be honoring Lisa and Steven Kristel.

Tickets: $125 per person
Contact Meghana Golden, Director of Development
Email: Meghana.Golden@lls.org
Call: (631) 370-7538

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16th Annual "Taste of Long Island"
The Larkfield
507 Larkfield Road, East Northport 11731
Thursday, April 18, 2019
6:30pm - 10:00pm

Now in its 16th year - A Taste of Long Island is Long Island's Premier and Most Anticipated Food, Wine & Beer Tasting Event - With Over 30 of Long Island's Most Popular Restaurants Preparing Their Culinary Delights - Long Island Best and Most Popular Wineries and Breweries Presenting Tastings - This Event Has Grown to be Long Island's Most Popular and Well Attended Tasting Event.

Featuring Special Guest, Hell's Kitchen and Kitchen Casino Contestant, Barret Beyer along with Hell's Kitchen Contestant Chef Frank Bilotti , Food Network Baker vs. Fakers Contestant and Christmas Cookie challenge Contestant Chef Lexi Martone, Cooking with Stars Chef Paula Gottlieb Herman. Honoring Peter J. Nolan, Nolan & Talor-Howe Funeral Home, for Outstanding Community Service.


Tickets: $75 Per Person, $85 At Door
Call: East Northport Chamber: 631.261.3573

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Spring Craft Beer Festival
Belmont Racetrack
2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 11003
Saturday, April 27, 2019
VIP: from 12:30pm - 5pm
General Admission: from 1:30pm - 5pm

Local and national craft brewers will be in attendance, pouring samples of their finest brews-more than 100 beers in all. The 2017 brewery lineup will surpass all years past. It will include new and award-winning breweries from Long Island as well as stellar craft breweries from across the country. Belmont Park Racetrack, home of the third and final leg of the triple crown of horse racing, will be a great backdrop for some craft beer tasting. Tickets are limited. Don't miss out!

VIP Admission: $75+ tax/fee online in advance of the event.
General Admission: $50+ tax/fee online in advance of the event.

Designated Driver tickets are available for $12+tax/fee. A DD ticket holder will get a bottle of water. Designated drivers do NOT receive a tasting glass and are NOT permitted to sample any beer. Any designated driver seen drinking will be removed from the festival immediately. Designated drivers must be 21+ and present valid photo ID for entry.

Call: 631-940-7290
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16th Annual Taste & Toast The Town
Chateau Briand Caterers
440 Old Country Rd, Carle Place
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Event Chairman, Victor Scotto, Jr., along with our dedicated committee are organizing an evening of fun, food and entertainment to be enjoyed by all. The spectacular Chateau Briand provides truly elegant atmosphere and comfortable setting for all guests to enjoy their sampling fare throughout the evening.

In keeping with the Scotto Brothers tradition of creating one-of-a-kind locations, they have once again "Set the Standard" by going above and beyond with the creation of the Chateau's multi-million dollar Outdoor Oasis. Weather permitting, Taste & Toast the Town guests will stroll in between swaying palm trees, relax on over-sized seating pit groups enjoying the delights and beverages from a myriad of restaurants, bakeries and wine and spirits establishments while helping to raise significant funds for CP Nassau.

Cost: $100
For more information contact: Fran Selvaggio
Call: 516.378.2000 ex: 351
Email: fselvaggio@cpnassau.org

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Annual Tolerance Benefit
Taste of Long Island & Silent Auction

Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County
Westbury Manor
110 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury NY 11590
Monday, May 6, 2019

Experience a taste of Long Island's best restaurants at this event, with a silent auction and awards ceremony.

Sponsored By: The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation and
Samar Hospitality.

Cost: $135 per person - Business Attire
For more information contact: Deborah Lom at
Call: (516) 571-8040 or email: dlom@hmtcli.org

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Just Desserts
The Cradle of Aviation
Lyndbergh Blvd, Garden City 11530
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Signature Desserts by Top Bakers celebrating and honoring Nassau's Outstanding Women of Distinction.

All proceeds benefit The Nassau County, SPCA, who partners with The Safe Center, LI to house pets for domestic violence victims.

Tickets: $20
Call: Kim Collons 516.571.4044
Email: kcollins@nassaucountyny.gov
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21st Annual Chefs For A Cause Dinner
Venetian Yacht Club
494 Fire Island Ave, Babylon 11702
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
6:00pm -10:00pm

The Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition is hosting their annual fundraiser, Chefs For A Cause. Come enjoy great food, wine & beer, auction items, music and raffles while donating to a good cause. Raffle tickets can be purchased at the event and prior to the event. You do not need to be present to win. Reservations are required for this spectacular event.

Tickets: $80 Per Person
Call: 631.893.4110 To Make Your Dinner Reservations

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Summer Fancy Food Show
Jacob K. Javits Center 
655 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Sunday & Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday: 10am - 4pm

North America’s Largest Specialty Food and Beverage Event comes to New York City!  Discover 180,000 products including confections, cheese, coffee, snacks, spices, ethnic, natural, organic and more. Connect with 2,400 exhibitors from 80 countries & regions. The Fancy Food Show is a trade only event—only businesses related to the specialty food industry may attend. The Show is not open to the general public.  

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15th Annual Hamptons Happening
Private Estate
900 Lumber Lane, Bridgehampton
Saturday, July 13, 2019
6:30 PM-10:00 PM

The Hamptons Happening Is Among The Most Popular Events Of The Hamptons Social Calendar.

This year, we are reinventing one of the East End's most anticipated summer fundraisers to bring you the flavors of the world - without leaving the Hamptons - for one delicious and exciting evening. This "Tour de Cuisine" event will feature food, wine and liquor tastings that will transport you to some of your most favorite culinary destinations in Asia, Europe and the Mediterranean, Spain and Latin America, and the Middle East.

Save The Date
Tickets will go on sale, March 1, 2019

Contact Information:
Rachel Kramer at rkramer@waxmancancer.org or

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ELIH Gala 2019
Mattituck Environmental Services Farm, Cutchogue
Saturday, August 10, 2019

Held each year on the second Saturday in August since 2001, this event has grown in popularity and is attended by more than 450 guests under an expansive tent. Guests enjoy a festive cocktail party atmosphere with sumptuous local cuisine that includes flavorful hors d'oeuvres, signature drinks, a full course dinner and dessert.

Opportunities to bid on fabulous luxury prizes are available throughout the evening, and include vacation getaways, private sail excursions, restaurant experiences, theater tickets, spa packages and more.

Sponsorship opportunities offer special recognition at the event and premiere seating.

Gala Ticket: $300 per person
Sponsorship Information contact:
Linda Sweeney, Executive Director, Foundation/Community Relations 631.477.5164 or email: linda.sweeney@elih.org

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16th Annual Long Island Garlic Festival
Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market
4558 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
Saturday, September 14 & Sunday, September 15, 2019
10am - 6pm

Long Island's ONLY Garlic Festival, an all-day celebration of the wonders of "Garliciana," with festival vendors featuring a wide variety of garlic inspired foods, crafts, music and just plain garlic to eat and plant.

Full Access Admission just $10 per person, children under 2 free – includes fun on the whole farm! Including unlimited Hayrides, bounce house, mini-pumpkin picking, farm animal area, and all our other attractions.

Tickets: $10.00 per person, children under two FREE
Call: 631.722.8777
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Pour The Core
Heckscher State Park
September 28, 2019
VIP: 12:30pm - 5:00pm
GA: 1:20pm - 5:00pm

Love apples? Then, drink apples! Gather with fellow apple enthusiasts, hard cider aficionados, fermentation zealots, and craft beverage fanatics at the sixth annual Pour The Core: Long Island.
At Pour The Core: Long Island, you and your friends will be showcased to the finest locally-produced and internationally-sourced ciders – more than 75 in all! The event will feature local favorites like Woodside Orchards; best-selling US brands like Angry Orchard and Woodchuck Hard Cider; and a variety of imported ciders and perries from Spain, England and elsewhere like Strongbow.
So get your blanket, carry your sunglasses and hat and get your tickets! The event will take place rain or shine (no refunds). Don't forget to bring a belly ready for delicious foods available to purchase from local food trucks.
There will be event seminars about cider, the making of cider, and the enjoyment of cider. The event will also help raise funds for KiDS NEED MoRE

And, don't forget to sign up to participate in the donut eating contest.

Cost: General Admission $50, VIP $65, Designated Driver: $12
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Long Island Fall Festival
Heckscher Park
Huntington, NY
Friday, October 11, 2019 -
Monday, October 14, 2019

The largest of its kind in the Northeast, the Long Island Fall Festival has become the premiere event for family fun. Brought to you by the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Huntington, this event is held annually during columbus day weekend and attracts tens of thousands of families from all over the New York tri-state area to the 25 acres of Heckscher Park in Huntington, NY.
This community event highlights the best Huntington has to offer – from its civic-minded businesses, cultural institutions and service organizations, to its restaurants, pubs and retailers.
Truly a celebration of community spirit, this weekend event offers something for everyone. Attractions include: four stages of entertainment, a world-class carnival, hundreds of arts and craft vendors, international food courts, beer and wine tent, a farmer's market, and numerous activities designed especially for young children.
Underwritten completely through corporate sponsorships, admission to the public is FREE. Along with street parking, public can take a shuttle bus from the Huntington LIRR for $1 round trip.

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Taste & Style In Mineola
Jericho Terrace
249 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola 11501
Thursday, November 14, 2019
6pm - 10:00pm

On Thursday, November 14th, The Mineola Chamber of Commerce will host our "Taste & Style of Mineola" at Jericho Terrace. This event bought together Mineola restaurants and Mineola Clothing stores to raise money for local Mineola Organizations.

Save The Date
Call: 516.319.4465

27th Annual Great Chefs of Long Island
Crest Hollow Country Club
8325 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, NY 11797
Monday, November 18, 2019
5:30pm - 9pm

Over 40 of Long Island's top chefs and restaurants prepare an extraordinary tasting experience with some of their signature dishes paired with wines from all over the world. These signature dishes are paired with wines and specialty beverages from around the world. An exciting silent auction and a 50/50 raffle enchance the evening too.

This year this event will honor Central Business Systems and Hoffman Grayson Architects LLP.

Save The Date
Cost: $225 per person

For Sponsorship and Ticket Information Call: 631.470.6775
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16th Long Island Fight for Charity
Hilton/Long Island Huntington
598 Route 110 Melville, 11746
Monday, November 25, 2019
5:30pm -10:00pm

Long Island Fight for Charity is the year's most exciting and anticipated charity networking event. The Main Event features more than 10 boxing matches where local volunteers get into the ring and Fight for Charity. Over 1,200 fans come to support their favorite boxers and take in the excitement. Over 30 local restaurants provide food and beverages for the event.

Tickets: VIP: $250.00 General Admission: $135.00
Call: 877-240-7821

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