Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for December 28 through December 30
Let Long Island fill you up with holiday spirit with these entertainment options.
Holiday cheer continues on Long Island with the approach of the New Year! On Friday, enjoy the WWE Raw Holiday Tour at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, karaoke night at Connetquot Public Library or art at Nassau County Museum of Art. On Saturday, get a taste of more holiday spirit from the production of Once Upon A Holiday at Take One Theatre Arts Academy, a dance party at The Emporium and the Bayville Winter Wonderland, a winter holiday park. On Sunday, Dark Star Orchestra is playing at The Paramount, St. James Episcopal Church is hosting its first Sunday service after Christmas and there’s a candlelight tour at this historic house Pagan-Fletcher Restoration. Check out the details below!
FRIDAY – DECEMBER 28, 2012
Who: WWE Raw Holiday Tour At Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Info: World Wrestling Entertainment is an international phenomenon. It has attracted an audience with its interesting storylines, talent and, of course, wrestling. Purchase your tickets for this special holiday tour show.
Cost: $20 to $95
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale – (516) 794-9303
Who: Karaoke Night At Connetquot Public Library
Info: Enjoy an evening of singing as a performer or an audience member. There will be a range of songs, including Disney music to popular titles you hear on the radio. Singers of all ages are welcome.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM to 8:30PM at Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Avenue, Bohemia – (631) 567-5079
Who: Martin Klines: Excerpts In Encaustic At Nassau County Museum Of Art
Info: Art by Martin Kline is on exhibit at Nassau County Museum of Art through February 24. Kline offers encaustic, or pigmented wax art. His work Martin Kline: Romantic Nature has also been on exhibit at New Britain Museum of American Art.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 11AM to 4:45PM at 4:30PM at Nassau County Museum of Art, One Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor – (516) 484-9338
SATURDAY – DECEMBER 29, 2012
Who: Once Upon A Holiday At Take One Theatre Arts Academy
Info: Get into holiday spirit with the production of Once Upon A Holiday. There will be celebration through song, story and dance. Today is the last showing. Drinks and snacks will also be served.
Cost: $10 Advance Ticket; $12 At The Door
Time & Place: 1PM at Take One Theatre Arts Academy, 1021 Portion Road, Ronkonkoma – (631) 569-2148
Who: Dance Party At The Emporium
Info: It’s Emporium’s Saturday Night Dance Party. The party features music by the industry’s top open format DJ’s with a fusion of house, hip hop rock and the top 40 songs. The dress code is trendy neat attire. Call for dinner reservations.
Cost: $10 After 9PM
Time & Place: 9PM at The Emporium, 9 Railroad Avenue, Patchogue – (631) 627-8787922-9293
Who: Bayville Winter Wonderland
Info: It’s a winter holiday park where you can enjoy arcades, indoor rock climbing, miniature golf, ropes course and ice skating. Santa is also around until New Year’s Day for picture taking. Attractions include Santa’s Toy Factory Funhouse, Captain Bay’s Yo Ho Holiday Light Show, Bayville Holiday Express Train Ride, A Magical Meeting with Santa and Artick Skating Adventure.
Cost: $12 For Day Price; $15 For Night Price (includes light show)
Time & Place: Noon At 8 Bayville Avenue, Bayville – (516) 628-TOYS
SUNDAY – DECEMBER 30, 2012
Who: Dark Star Orchestra At The Paramount
Info: The Dark Star Orchestra is a Grateful Dead cover band with a unique approach. It is music the young and old can enjoy.
Cost: $35 to $60
Time & Place: 7PM Door Opens; 8PM Show at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300
Who: First Sunday After Christmas At St. James Episcopal Church
Info: Today marks the first Sunday after Christmas. Enjoy service that will include lessons and carols with holy Eucharist.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 9:30AM at St. James Episcopal Church, 490 North Country Road, St. James – (631) 584-5560
Who: Candlelight Tour At Pagan-Fletcher Restoration
Info: Pagan-Fletcher Restoration is a history museum in a historic house. It is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Enjoy its evening candlelight tour.
Cost: Free Event, Donations Accepted In The Form Of Canned Food For Local Pantries
Time & Place: 6PM to 8PM at Pagan-Fletcher Restoration, 143 Hendrickson Avenue, Valley Stream – (516) 872-4159
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