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Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for May 17 through May 19

Written by Wendy L  |  16. May 2013

Enjoy a weekend of great vocalist and musical performances on Long Island! There are also fairs to attend with the entire family. On Friday, Johnny Mathis performs at NYCB Theatre at Westbury and Piano man Henry Haid performs at the Suffolk Theater. BroadHollow Theatre at Elmont also has the performance Urinetown. On Saturday, enjoy a day of fairs, including the 2nd Annual Levittown Street Fair and Forgotten Friends Spring Fair. On Saturday evening, head over to Bay Street Theater for the Best Seat in the House with Corky Laing. On Sunday, there’s the Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair at Hallockville Museum Farm and St. Boniface Martyr Feast By The Shore at Harry Tappen Beach. You can also catch New York’s Most Dangerous Big Band Special Brunch & Show at the Suffolk Theater. Check out the details below!

FRIDAY – MAY 17, 2013

Who: Johnny Mathis At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: The legendary pop vocalist Johnny Mathis is schedule to perform at NYCB Theatre at Westbury. His hits include ‘Chances Are’ and ‘Too Much, Too Little, Too Late.’ Mathis is also a Lifetime Achievement Grammy winner and has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
Cost: $49.50 to $79.50
Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre At Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (516) 247-5200

Who: Piano Man Henry Haid At The Suffolk Theater
Info: Enjoy a performance by Piano man Henry Haid of his latest CD “Our Time” in its entirety. Henry Haid is a pianist, vocalist, composer/lyricist and conductor and has been part of the hit Broadway musical Movin’ Out.
Cost: $40
Time & Place: 8PM at The Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343

Who: Urinetown At BroadHollow Theatre At Elmont
Info: Urinetown is a performance that tells the story of a 20-year drought where the Urine Good Company monitors the use of public toilets and the poor are forced to pay drastic amounts to use them.
Cost: $14 to $25
Time & Place: 8PM at BroadHollow Theatre At Elmont, 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont – (631) 581-2700

SATURDAY – MAY 18, 2013

Who: 2nd Annual Levittown Street Fair
Info: This free annual family event is complete with emerging and established artisans with an offering of high quality crafts, gifts and more goods at affordable prices. It continues to run through May 19. Free parking is also available.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 10AM to 6PM at One Bluegrass Lane, Levittown – (516) 442-6000

Who: Forgotten Friends Spring Fair 2013 At Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market
Info: There’ll be food, craft vendors and workshops on dog obedience, healthy pet diets and more. There’s also a doggie treat bake-off – a cooking competition for animals.
Cost: $3
Time & Place: 10AM to 6PM at Garden of Even Organic Farm & Market, 4558 Sound Avenue, Riverhead – (631) 806-1778

Who: Best Seat In The House With Corky Laing At Bay Street Theater
Info: Corky Laing is the drummer of the rock group Mountain and is known for the writing and recording the rock classic Mississippi Queen. Enjoy an event where he recounts his rock ‘n roll life in words and music and he’ll also show you how and why he’s one of the most acclaimed drummers in the music business.
Cost: $15 For Advance Ticket, $25 For Ticket The Day Of The Event
Time & Place: 8PM at Bay Street Theatre, Corner of Bay and Main Street, Sag Harbor – (631) 725-9500

SUNDAY – MAY 19, 2013

Who: Long Island Fleece And Fiber Fair At Hallockville Museum Farm
Info: This fair brings together the diversity of fiber arts activities. Come see and learn how local artisans craft wool and other animal fiber into pieces of clothing and art. The fair is complete with demonstrations and hands-on learning for the entire family. Local artisans are also selling handmade supplies and products in the Naugles Barn Fiber Market and there will be local food, drinks and wine tasting from Martha Clara Vineyards.
Cost: $5
Time & Place: 10AM to 5PM at Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead – (631) 298-5292

Who: New York’s Most Dangerous Big Band Special Brunch & Show At The Suffolk Theater
Info: Whether it’s swing, rock, jazz or funk that you like, it’ll all be played here for listening and dancing.
Cost: $50 For Show and Brunch, $30 For Show Only
Time & Place: 12PM Doors Open For Buffet Brunch, 1PM For Show at The Suffolk, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343

Who: St. Boniface Martyr Feast By The Shore At Harry Tappen Beach
Info: It’s another weekend of feasting. Find great food, rides and live entertainment!
Cost: Free Event, $25 POP
Time & Place: 1PM to 6PM at Harry Tappen Beach, Prospect Avenue, Glenwood Landing

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