Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for April 5 through April 7

Enjoy a weekend complete with festivals, shows, music and more!

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Come out this weekend for music, laughter, festivals and shows on Long Island! On Friday, it’s the start of the Long Island Spring Home Show at Nassau Coliseum. During the evening, enjoy the Paramount Comedy Series starring former SNL stars or the performance of All About Eve at Bay Street Theatre. On Saturday, catch former New York Yankees batboy Luis Castillo at a book signing event at the Barnes & Noble in Bay Shore. Saturday is also the start of the 4th Annual Craft & Gift Show at Christopher Morley Park. During the evening, head to Memorare Ballroom for a disco fever dance party. On Sunday, stop by the Bellmore Spring Festival. Atlantic Wind Symphony is also performing at the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts. During the evening, take part in the Sands Point Preserve event featuring classic cabaret and dinner. Check out the details below!

FRIDAY – APRIL 5, 2013

Who: Long Island Spring Home Show At Nassau Coliseum
Info: Spring is here and home remodeling, renovations, landscaping projects and new home decorating begins! Come by the Long Island Spring Home Show for ideas and ways to save money for your next home improvement project. This is a 3-day event.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 11AM to 10PM at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale – (516) 794-9303

Who: Paramount Comedy Series With Former SNL Stars
Info: Come out for laughs at the Paramount Comedy Series starring former SNL stars, including Jon Lovitz, Chris Katan and Tim Meadows.
Cost: $50.25 to $106.75
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300

Who: All About Eve At Bay Street Theatre
Info: All About Eve tells the story of aspiring actress Eve Harrington. Find out how she maneuvers her way into the lives of Broadway star Margo Channing, playwright Lloyd Richards and director Bill Sampson.
Cost: $7

Time & Place: 8PM at Bay Street Theatre, at Bay Street, Sag Harbor – (631) 725-9500


Who: Luis Castillo Book Signing At Barnes & Noble
Info: Luis Castillo is a former New York Yankees batboy. He’ll be onsite signing his book “Club house Confidential: A Yankee Bat Boy’s Insider Tale of Wilde Nights, Gambling and Good Times with Modern Baseball’s Greatest Team.”
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 6PM at Barnes & Noble, 842 Sunrise Highway, Bay Shore – (631) 206-0198

Who: 4th Annual Craft & Gift Show At Christopher Morley Park
Info: Stop by for the annual family event where you can interact directly with artisans of high quality crafts and gifts. This is a 2-day event.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 10AM to 5PM at Christopher Morley Park, 500 Searingtown Road, Roslyn – (516) 442-6000

Who: Saturday Night Disco Fever Dance Party At Memorare Ballroom
Info: Mickey B and DJ Valentine of DJs on Fire will fire up the Memorare Ballroom with disco fever. There’s also going to be a live performance by France Joli, Prentiss McNeil and the Disco Unlimited Dance Band. A hot dinner buffet is also available on site.
Cost: $45 to $75
Time & Place: 8PM to 1AM at Memorare Ballroom 2183a Jackson Avenue, Seaford – (516) 822-9612

SUNDAY – APRIL 7, 2013

Who: Bellmore Spring Festival At Bellmore Railroad Station
Info: Enjoy this festival with family and friends. It’ll feature dozens of vendors with handcrafted items, jewelry, accessories, clothing, home décor and unique gift items.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 10AM to 5PM at Bellmore Train Station at Sunrise Highway, Bellmore – (631) 724-5966

Who: Atlantic Wind Symphony At Patchogue Theatre For The Performing Arts
Info: The Atlantic Symphony is the oldest fully professional concert band on Long Island. Come out to enjoy the wonderful music is creates.
Cost: $15 or $12 For Students and Seniors
Time & Place: 3PM at Patchogue Theatre For The Performing Arts, 71 E. Main Street, Patchogue – (631) 207-1300

Who: A Starry Night Of Cabaret At Sands Point Preserve
Info: Enjoy a concert, dinner, dessert and cocktails at the Great Hall of Castle Gould. The evening is complete with classic Cabaret songs with vocalists Erin Davis, Sally Mayes and James Snyder with Steven Lutvak directing.  Reserve your seat ahead of time.
Cost: $100
Time & Place: 7PM at Sands point Preserve, 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point – (516) 571-7901

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