Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Comedy Shows, Festivals and Oldies & Soul Music

Enjoy comedy shows, festivals, music performances, stage performances and more on Long Island!

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Enjoy end-of-the-week entertainment complete with comedy shows and fun festivals! The weekend is also packed with great performances with soul legend Ben E. King,  a school edition performance of Les Miserables and more! Check out the full details below!

FRIDAY – JUNE 6, 2014
Who: Portuguese-American Feast At Wilson Park

Info: Enjoy an evening of fun at this feast complete with rides, games, international food and beer. The event continues to run through Sunday, June 8th.
Cost: Free Event, Pay Per Ride
Time & Place: 6PM to 11PM (Friday), 1PM to 11PM (Saturday), 1PM to 10PM (Sunday) at Wilson Park, Union Street, Mineola

Who: Oldies Night With The Marcels At Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater Of Eisenhower Park
Info: Come out and enjoy some oldies music with the Marcels!
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater of Eisenhower Park, Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue – Field 6/6A, East Meadow – (516) 572-0200

Who: Bernie Williams And His All-Star Band At Madison Theatre At Molloy College
Info: This concert will benefit the Long Island Bombers and the Rockville Centre Little League Challenger Division. Come out to enjoy a concert with a fusion of jazz and rock music!
Cost: $50 to $75
Time & Place: 8PM at Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre – (516) 323-4444

Who: Freeport Nautical Mile Festival
Info:  Enjoy the festival featuring carnival games, arts and crafts, clothing, jewelry, food and rides!
Cost: Free Event, Pay Per Ride
Time & Place: 10AM to 6PM at South of Atlantic, between Miller and Guy Lombardo avenues, Freeport – (516) 377-2246

Who: Ben E. King Soul Legend At Suffolk Theater
Info: It’s a soulful night of entertainment as soul legend Ben E. King performs! King is a Grammy Lifetime Award winner and the voice of “The Drifters.” Some of his classics include “Under the Boardwalk,” “Up On The Roof” and “Stand By Me.”
Cost: $50
Time & Place: 8PM at Suffolk Theater, 118 E. Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343

SUNDAY – JUNE 8, 2014
Who: All You Can Eat Ice Cream Event At Rocketship Park
Info: Celebrate the kick-off of the capital campaign to renovate Rocketship Park! In addition to free ice cream, there’s balloon making, face painting and other entertainment. In the event of rain, it’ll be held at Port Jefferson Village Center.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 12PM to 3PM on Rocketship Park, Port Jefferson

Who: Les Miserables – School Edition At Smithtown Center For The Performing Arts
Info: Enjoy the classic musical by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boubill based on Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel!
Cost: $15
Time & Place: 3PM at Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. Main Street, Smithtown – (631) 724-3700

Who: Sunday Night Funnies At The Brokerage
Info: This all star comedy show features favorite acts from Long Island and New York City.
Cost: $14; Two Beverage Minimum
Time & Place: 7PM at The Brokerage, 2797 Bellmore Avenue, Bellmore – (516) 785-8655

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