Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for April 19 through April 21

Don't miss out on this weekend's wine event, dinner comedy shows and much more!

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Weekends on Long Island are always packed with action! This weekend there’s a wine event, dinner comedy shows, kayaking and musical and theater performances. On Friday, check out the wine event at The Cradle of Aviation Museum, a comedy and dinner showcase from Riverhead Volunteer Fire Department and kayaking along Long Pond for Earth Day Paddle. On Saturday, enjoy a tribute performance to the Beatles at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, the second annual comedy night at Bay Shore Fire headquarters and a dance party at Bay Street Theatre. On Sunday, enjoy music and theater performances, including the Long Island Harmonizers, the Hofstra Jazz Ensemble and a performance of 12 Angry Jurors at The Rose Theater. Check out the details below!

FRIDAY – APRIL 19, 2013

Who: A Taste Of Flight Wine Expo At The Cradle Of Aviation Museum
Info: Come celebrate a wine event featuring wines from Long Island, Finger Lakes, California, France, Spain, Portugal, Oregon, Washington State, South America, South Africa, Italy and more! The event also features the sampling of cheese, chocolates and other food from specialty shops. Enjoy it all while strolling amongst jets and planes of aviation history and live jazz. An additional session is available on Saturday, April 20.
Cost: $49 For Purchase Online, $59 For Purchase At The Door, $20 For Designated Driver
Time & Place: 6PM to 9PM at The Cradle of Aviation Museum, One Davis Avenue, Garden City – (516) 572-4111

Who: Comedy And Dinner Showcase At Riverhead Volunteer Fire Department
Info: The comedy and dinner showcase features comedians Chris Roach, Paul Anthony, Scott Schendlinger and Maria Walsh. An Italian-style dinner will be served. There’s also be a cash bar, raffles and Chinese auction. Doors open at 5:30PM.
Cost: $30 Advance Purchase, $40 At The Door

Time & Place: 6:30PM Dinner, 8:30PM Show at Riverhead Volunteer Fire Department, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead – (631) 548-8450

Who: Earth Day Paddle At Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center
Info: Enjoy an evening of kayaking along Long Pond. Advance reservation requested.
Cost: $40 For Single Kayak Rental, $60 For Double Kayak Rental
Time & Place: 6PM to 7:30PM at Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center, 1061 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton – (631) 745-3165


Who: Experience The Beatles With Rain At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: This is your chance to relive the Beatles! Enjoy this tribute performance to the Beatles.
Cost: $49.50
Time & Place: 2PM and 8PM at NYCB Theatre At Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (516) 247-5200

Who: Bay Shore FD Engine Company Comedy Night
Info: Bay Shore Fire headquarters is hosting its second annual Comedy Night! In addition to a two-hour comedy show, enjoy dinner, beer, wine, soda, dessert and many raffles. Call for information about tickets.
Cost: $35
Time & Place: 6:30PM at Bay Shore Fire Department, 195 Fifth Avenue, Bay Shore – (631) 665-4227

Who: Spring Fling Music Benefit At Bay Street Theatre
Info: Come out to enjoy a dance party featuring music with the Hoodoo Loungers, Mamalee Rose and Friends and Moore Johannson! It’ll be an eclectic mixture of folk, golden oldies, blues and New Orleans craziness.
Cost: $15 For Advance Tickets Online, $25 Day of Event
Time & Place: 8PM to 11PM at Bay Street Theatre, Corner of Bay and Main Street, Sag Harbor – (631) 725-9500

SUNDAY – APRIL 21, 2013

Who: Barbershop Harmony Society Annual Show At Carle Place High School
Info: The Long Island Harmonizers’ chorus and quartets perform “Barbershop – Broadway & Beyond” in a two-hour presentation.
Cost: $15
Time & Place: 3:07PM at Carle Place High School, 168 Cherry Lane, Carle Place –

Who: Hofstra Jazz Ensemble Annual Spring Concert At Fortunoff Theater
Info: Enjoy and evening of traditional and contemporary jazz arrangements for Big Band and Little Big Band.
Cost: $6, $5 For Seniors Or Matriculated Non-Hofstra Students With ID
Time & Place: 7PM to 8:30PM at Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center at Hofstra University, California Avenue, South Campus, Hempstead – (516) 463-6644

Who: 12 Angry Jurors At The Rose Theater
Info: It’s a production by Fly By Night Productions, written by Reginald Rose and directed by James Carey. It tells the story of a classic courtroom drama involving a diverse group of 12 strangers who must decide the fate of an inner-city teen on trial for murder of his abusive father. Arrive 30 minutes before curtain opens.
Cost: $20
Time & Place: 3PM at The Rose Theater, 1320 Lincoln Avenue, Holbrook – (631) 599-2263

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