Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for March 22 through March 24

Spring is here and Easter is just days away. Check out what's in store for entertainment on Long Island!

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Between all the theater performances and Easter Bunny events on Long Island, you’re weekend is going to be packed with fun! On Friday, William Kanengiser performs for the Long Island Guitar Festival, Bay Street Theatre has its Alfred Hitchcock Weekend with Stage Fright and the Suffolk Theater has its Broadway Live show with stars of the Great White Way. On Saturday, head over to Plainview for the Easter Spectacular Gift Fair Event. Saturday also features theater performances including Aladdin at BayWay Arts Center East Islip and Mr. Easter Bunny at BroadHollow Theatre At Elmont. On Sunday, several fire departments will host breakfast with the Easter Bunny and the Led Zepplin tribute band Zoso performs at The Emporium. Check out the details below!

FRIDAY – MARCH 22, 2013

Who: William Kanengiser At Long Island Guitar Festival
Info: As part of Long Island Guitar Festival, William Kanengiser, a fine classical guitarist will perform. Kanengiser offers arrangements ranging from Mozart, Handel and Bartok. Long Island Guitar Festival is an annual international festival presented by the Department of Music of the School of Visual and Performing Arts At LIU Post at Long Island University.
Cost: $30, $25 For Seniors and Students
Time & Place: 8PM at Hillwood Recital Hall, Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville – (516) 299-2475

Who: Alfred Hitchcock Weekend – Stage Fright At Bay Street Theatre
Info: Stage Fright is presented by the Picture Show, which is sponsored by Peconic Landing. It tells the story of Jonathan Cooper who is wanted by the police. He is suspected of killing his lover’s husband. His friend offers to hide him, but he explains to his friend that his lover is the real murderer. His friend decides to investigate herself and in the process, she starts to fall in love with the detective in charge of the case.
Cost: $7
Time & Place: 8PM at Bay Street Theatre, Corner of Bay and Main Streets, Sag Harbor – (631) 725-9500

Who: Broadway Live At Suffolk Theater
Info: Enjoy a performance with the stars of the Great White Way singing favorite songs from hit Broadway shows including Les Miserables, Sister Act, Hair, Jersey Boys, Hairspray, A Chorus Line and others.
Cost: $25
Time & Place: 8PM at Suffolk Theater, 118 E. Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343


Who: Easter Spectacular Gift Fair Event 2013 At The Sheraton 4 Points Hotel
Info: Looking for Easter gifts? You’ll find it all here at this 2-day fair. Find unique quality gifts at affordable prices, including chocolates, baked good, jewelry, pottery, gift baskets, personalized items, stained glass, handcrafted soaps and much more.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 10AM to 6PM at The Sheraton 4 Points Hotel, 333 South Service Road, Plainview – (516) 221-6593

Who: Aladdin At Bayway Arts Center East Islip
Info: Enjoy a theater performance based on the Middle Eastern folktale of Aladdin. Every beggar has a story and every camel has a tail.
Cost: $10 Advance Purchase, $12 Day Of The Show
Time & Place: 2PM at BayWay Arts Center East Islip, 265 E. Main Street, East Islip – (631) 581-2700

Who: Mr. Easter Bunny At BroadHollow Theatre At Elmont
Info: Enjoy a theater performance where you have the chance to follow characters Billy and Betty trying to convince their dad that you’re never too old to believe in a six-foot, magical, singing and dancing Easter Bunny. Billy and Betty’s dad is also the Mayor or Easterville.
Cost: $10 For Advance Purchase, $12 Day Of The Show
Time & Place: 4PM at BroadHollow Theatre At Elmont, 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont – (631) 581-4420

SUNDAY – MARCH 24, 2013

Who: Breakfast With The East Bunny At West Babylon Fire Department
Info: Looking for some Easter fun? Head over to the West Babylong Fire Department to see Sparky, the talking animated dog. There’s also the opportunity to take pictures with the Easter bunny and a view of a working train table top display presented by TMB Railroad Club. Kids can also enjoy free finger paintings, games, clowns and balloons.
Cost: $7 For Adults, $4 For Children 4 and Up
Time & Place: 8AM to 12PM at West Babylon Fire Department, 126 Arnold Avenue, West Babylon – (631) 669-9822

Who: Annual Easter Bunny Breakfast At Middle Island Fire Department
Info: Enjoy an Easter bunny breakfast complete with scrambled eggs, pancakes and sausage. Children can also take pictures with the Easter bunny. There will also be raffles.
Cost: $8 For Adults, $5 For Children 5 to 12 Years Old
Time & Place: 8:30AM to 12PM at Middle Island Fire Department, 31 Arnold Drive, Middle Island – (631) 319-0367

Who: Zoso, The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience At The Emporium
Info: Experience the legendary 70s band Led Zepplin through Zoso. Zoso is the Led Zepplin tribute band formed in 1995. It has over 1,700 performances. At The Emporium, it performs smash hits like “Stairway To Heaven,” “Then Years Gone,” “Kashmir” and “Black Dog.”
Cost: $10 For Advance Ticket, $12 Day Of Show
Time & Place: 8PM at The Emporium, 9 Railroad Avenue, Patchogue – (631) 627-8787

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