Hot Spots: Comedy Events & Outdoor Fun to Complete Your Memorial Day Weekend
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Top Memorial Day weekend celebration with these additional events, including comedy shows, a lighthouse tour, organic farm tour, and more!
In addition to Memorial Day weekend events, find other entertainment here! There’s loads of comedy events to go around and outdoor fun like a hike, farm tour with tasting, a miniature train ride, lighthouse tour, and much more! Check out the full details below!
FRIDAY – MAY 23, 2014
Who: Chelsea Handler At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: Comedian Chelsea Handler will entertain with her no-holds-barred style of roasting on pop culture and celebrities. Handler has her own talk show, “Chelsea Lately” and is also a bestselling author of books that comically recount stories of her family, sex life, career and her worldviews.
Cost: $59.50 to $79.50
Time & Place: 7PM at NYCB Theatre At Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (516) 247-5200
Who: Jim Jefferies At The Space At Westbury
Info: One of the fastest-rising stars in the comedy world will offer an evening of laughter. Jim Jefferies offers brash confrontational style comedy as a headline performer.
Time & Place: 8PM at The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Avenue, Westbury – (516) 283-5566
Who: Long Island Comedy Festival At The Suffolk Theater
Info: Come out for an evening of hilarious live stand-up comedy! Top comedians from around the country are lined up to perform. The event is hosted by WALK radio’s Paul Anthony.
Cost: $25 Advance Ticket, $30 At The Door
Time & Place: 8PM at The Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343
SATURDAY – MAY 24, 2014
Who: Bethpage Air Show At Jones Beach
Info: Watch as the U.S. Navy Blue Angels grace the sky! Performances will include the United States Army Golden Knights Parachute Team, MV-22 Osprey, Geico Skytypers, U.S. Navy Parachute Team "The Leap Frogs," Miss GEICO Powerboat vs GEICO Skytypers Race, Misty Blus All Women Skydiving Team, Matt Chapman Airshows: Embry-Riddle Eagle 580, John Klatt Airshows Scream' Sasquatch, B-17 Yankee Lady, American Airpower Museum Warbirds, and more! The event continues through May 25.
Cost: Free Event, $10/Vehicle
Time & Place: 10AM to 3PM at Jones Beach, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh – (516) 785-1600
Who: Hike Paumanok Path
Info: Come enjoy a 4 mile hike through oak forest with views of glacial erratics and kettleholes. The hike is led by Joe Lane in a moderate pace.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 10AM to 12PM, Meet at Sag Harbor Industries on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike (opposite the Verizon building), Bridgehampton – (631) 725-3942
Who: Taste Talk Farm Tour At Sang Lee Farms
Info: Take a tour of an organic farm fields, greenhouses and the barn with Karen Lee. She’ll explain the organic growing methods used and the challenges they present. Also enjoy a tasting of vegetables from the Sang Lee kitchen. Reservations preferred.
Cost: $15, Free for those 10 and under
Time & Place: 11AM to 12:30PM at Sang Lee Farms, 25180 Country Road 48, Peconic – (631) 734-7001
SUNDAY – MAY 25, 2014
Who: Miniature Trains At Southaven County Park
Info: Catch a ride on a miniature train, ground or elevated, behind a stem, diesel or electric locomotive. The 5-8 minute ride will run through the woodlands at Southaven County Park. The event is brought to you by Long Island Live Steamers.
Cost: Donations Accepted
Time & Place: 10:30AM to 3PM at Southaven County Park, Victory Avenue, Brookhaven – (631) 345-0499
Who: Bug Lighthouse Excursion At the East End Seaport Museum
Info: The two to two-and-a-half hour excursion includes a boat ride and a guided visit of the Bug Lighthouse that includes stories and an exhibit with photo ops. Reservation required.
Cost: $35, $25 For Youth (up to age 18) and Senior Citizens
Time & Place: 4PM at East End Seaport Museum, 3rd Street and Wiggins Street, Greenport – (631) 447-2100
Who: The Monkees At The Paramount
Info: The Monkees are live in concert again! Come see Mike Nesmith, Peter Tork and Micky Dolenz perform!
Cost: $49.50 and Up
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300
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