Get ready for a fun and entertaining weekend on Long Island! Monster trucks will be racing and performing stunts on Friday and all weekend long at Nassau Coliseum. There’s also loads of concerts to enjoy featuring music of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and other great talent from the 60s. And things don’t end there, Hops & Props Craft Beer Festival is taking place at the Cradle of Aviation Museum. Find details for these events and others taking place this weekend through Hot Spots: Weekend Watch!
FRIDAY – FEBRUARY 6, 2015
Who: Monster Jam At Nassau Coliseum
Info: Monster Jam comes to Nassau Coliseum to entertain all weekend long! Watch as monster trucks race and perform stunts.
Cost: $15 to $45
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale
Who: Bye Bye Birdie At Mattituck High School
Info: Enjoy a performance to a musical show telling the story of a rock and roll singer who is about to be abducted into the army by the Mattituck Musical Theater Company.
Cost: $10, $5 For Children 12 & Under
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Mattituck High School, 15125 Main Road, Mattituck – (631) 298-8471
Who: When I Fall In Love – Lisa Gary At The Bridgehampton Museum
Info: Come out to see Lisa Gary live! Gary will perform as part of the Parlor Jazz Concerts. She is a semi-finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition & Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition.
Cost: $15, $25 For Non-Members
Time & Place: 7:30PM at The Bridgehampton Museum, 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton – (631) 537-1088
SATURDAY – FEBRUARY 7, 2015
Who: Hops & Props Craft Beer Festival At Cradle Of Aviation Museum
Info: This is one of Long Island’s best craft beer festivals. It features over 100 craft beers from Long Island and around the world. Prices include beer samples and Hops souvenir tasting glass. Only those 21 years of age and older are permitted.
Cost: $65 to $85 (Online Only), $75 to $95 Day Of, $20 For Designated Driver
Time & Place: 6PM to 10PM at Cradle of Aviation Museum, One Davis Avenue, Garden City – (631) 683-5400
Who: The History Of American Rock And Roll At Madison Theatre At Molloy College
Info: Enjoy this lively production featuring rockin’ performances from The Platters, Shirley Alston Reeves (original lead singer of the Shirelles), plus Cleveland Still and the Dubs!
Cost: $45 to $55
Time & Place: 8PM at Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre – (516) 323-4444
Who: Bay Street Theater Presents Beatles Vs. Rolling Stones Concert
Info: This concert will include two bands on stage rotating sets of the best dance music by The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. It’s the ultimate battle of the bands!
Time & Place: 8PM to 12PM at Bay Street Theater, One Bay Street, Sag Harbor – (631) 725-9500
SUNDAY – FEBRUARY 8, 2015
Who: Bill Brady – Food Art At South Huntington Library
Info: Come and view the works of this commercial food photographer strongly influenced by artist Jackson Pollack.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 1PM to 5PM at South Huntington Library, 145 Pidgeon Hill Road, Huntington Station – (631) 549-4411
Who: Just Sixties – The Stories… The Songs! At The Dix Hills Performing Arts Center
Info: Relive the most memorable decade in music history with Just Sixties, the longest continually-running sixties band in the country.
Cost: $25 to $35
Time & Place: 2PM to 3:30PM at The Dix Hills Performing Arts Center, North Service Road, Dix Hills – (516) 459-1730
Who: Musical Concert For Valentine’s Day At Uniondale Library
Info: Come enjoy a wide range of love songs featuring hits by the Beatles, Patsy Cline, Sam Cooke and Johnny Cash as singer/songwriter Sheri Miller performs.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM at Uniondale Library, 400 Uniondale Avenue, Uniondale – (516) 489-2220
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