Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Comedy, Rallycross Racing and More

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The end of the week on Long Island won't be short of laughter with all the comedy shows and performances coming up. This is also ...

This weekend is packed with hilarious entertainment on Long Island. Enjoy a performance from the Wayans Brothers and comedy at the Long Island Comedy Festival, Hampton’s LGBT ComedyFest and at the Plaza for its monthly live comedy show. For those looking for motorsports entertainment, catch the Red Bull Global Rallycross race at Nassau Coliseum. There’s so much to do and enjoy on Long Island, check out all the hot spots for the end of the week here!

FRIDAY – JULY 18, 2014
Who: Long Island Comedy Festival

Info: Come to the County Fair Entertainment Park for an evening of hilarious laughter and fun with as line-up of top comedians from around the country! The line-up of performers include Paul Anthony – official host of the Long Island Comedy Festival, Maria Walsh – “America’s Naughtiest Mommy” voted Vegas’ Next Big Act 2013, John Santo – Long Island’s #1 Impressionist, and many more!
Cost: $35

Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300

Who: The King Lives – The Ultimate Elvis Tribute
Info:  Enjoy a show with music of the king, Elvis Presley, through a tribute concert!
Cost: $30
Time & Place: 8PM at Theatre Three, 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson – (631) 928-9100

Who: Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing Presents Rockin’ Fights 14 At The Paramount
Info: This main event has Emanuel Taylor vs. Karim Mayfield face off in boxing. Other featured events include Cletus Seldin, Anthony Kaperis, Ala Gotay, Naim Terbuja, Wendy Toussant, and Chad Pennington.
Cost: $50 to $200

Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300

SATURDAY – JULY 19, 2014
Who: Antique Fire Show At Rogers Mansion
Info: Come out for the Southampton Fire Department’s antique fire show featuring their finest historic trucks. They’ll also be recruiting for volunteer firefighters. The event will also have hot dogs, sodas and T-shirts.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 9AM to 3PM at Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton – (631) 283-2494

Who: Wayans Brothers Live At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: You know you’ll have fun and lots of laugh when it’s with the Wayans Brothers. Come out for their live performance!
Cost: $60 to $160

Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (516) 334-0800

Who: Hamptons’s LGBT ComedyFest at The Suffolk Theater
Info:  Sandra Bernhard appears live in a one-of-a-kind live show blending theatre, rock-n-roll and stand-up with a little burlesque & cabaret.
Cost: $40
Time & Place: 8PM at The Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343

SUNDAY – JULY 20, 2014
Who: Red Bull Global Volkswagen Rallycross Race At Nassau Coliseum

Info: Get ready for the fastest and most exciting racing in all of motorsports! Rallycross cars are 2,500 pounds with 600 bph under the hood and built to withstand 70-foot jumps and collisions.
Cost: $29 to $199
Time & Place: 7:30AM to 5PM at Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale

Who: Hicksville’s 12th Annual Summer Fair At Kennedy Park
Info: Enjoy a fun-filled day of activities, music, rides, food and more at this summer fair!
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 11AM to 6PM at Kennedy Park, Route 107The Suffolk Theater, 118 E. Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343

Who: Comedy Night At The Plaza
Info: Come out for The Plaza’s monthly live comedy show featuring aspiring and veteran comics!
Cost: $12
Time & Place: 7PM to 9PM at Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center, 20 Terry Street, Patchogue – (631) 438-0083

To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the LongIsland.com Events Calendar, or, head over to our Nightlife Section for Happy Hour Happenings all week long! If you're looking for some local insight on the best things to do on LI, or want to share your favorite Nightlife Hot Spots, check out the Nightlife Forum, and see what the locals have to say!

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