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Hot Spots: Father’s Day Entertainment, Comedy Shows and Festivals in the Latest Weekend Watch

Written by Wendy L  |  13. June 2013

This weekend is Father’s Day! Whether you’re looking for entertainment for Dad or just good old entertainment everyone can enjoy on Long Island, we have it here. On Friday, Strawberry Fields performs at the Suffolk Theater for an ultimate Beatles tribute, Eisenhower Park has a family festival and St. Francis of Assisi’s festival is also running. On Saturday, enjoy comedy with Mike Burton at the Brokerage, the show Unhearsed – A Night of Improv at Hicksville United Methodist Church or music and burgers at American Legion Hall. On Sunday, there’s the Father’s Day Farm Fest at Harbes Family Farm & Vineyard, the Road Rage Comedy Tour at the Emporium and a cruise along the Great South Bay aboard the Delta Lady Paddlewheel Boat. Check out the details below!

FRIDAY – JUNE 14, 2013

Who: “Strawberry Fields” The Ultimate Beatles Tribute At The Suffolk Theater
Info: Classic music of the Beatles will be performed by Strawberry Fields. It will also have cast members of the hit Broadway show Beatlemania. This is the ultimate Beatles tribute!
Cost: $35 For Advance Ticket, $40 For Ticket At the Door
Time & Place: 8PM at The Suffolk Theater, 118 E. Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343

Who: Eisenhower Park Family Festival
Info: Have fun with the entire family! Enjoy international food, thrill and kiddie rides, games and much more. The festival continues to run through Saturday.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 6PM to 11PM at Field 2 at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow

Who: St. Francis of Assisi Festival
Info: This festival continues to run through Sunday. Enjoy rides, food, games, raffles, entertainment and vendor tents.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 6PM to 11PM at St. Francis Of Assisi Church, Parish Grounds, 29 Clay Pitts Road, Greenlawn – (631) 757-7435

SATURDAY – JUNE 15, 2013

Who: Mike Burton At The Brokerage
Info: New York stand-up comic Mike Burton will grace the night with an energetic act complete with storytelling and facial expressions. There’s a two beverage minimum per person at the table.
Cost: $22
Time & Place: 9:45PM Doors Open, 10:30PM Show at The Brokerage, 2797 Bellmore Avenue, Bellmore – (516) 785-8655

Who: Unhearsed – A Night Of Improv At Hicksville United Methodist Church
Info: Unhearsed is a show directed by David Coonan, President of Malverne Community Theatre. It’ll feature cast, including James Weippert, Michael Pagano, John Ortiz, Potoula Anagnostakos and Matt Waldman as “the host.” This event is presented by The Sarah Grace Foundation for Children with Cancer.
Cost: $12
Time & Place: 7PM at Hicksville United Methodist Church, 130 W. Old Country Road, Hicksville – (516) 433-9745

Who: Beatle Music & Burgers At American Legion Hall
Info: Enjoy an evening of food and live music provide by the Liverpool Shuffle Band as they cover the legendary Beatles. Gourmet Jimmie Burgers, chicken kabobs, baby green salad, chips, dessert, coffee, tea and a cash bar will also be available. Advance reservations by phone are suggested. Tables may be reserved for parties of 10.
Cost: $40 Payable By Check to ELIH Auxiliary and mailed to Adele Rich, P.O. Box 1088, Southhold, NY 11971
Time & Place: 6PM at American Legion Hall, 51655 Main Road, Southold – (631) 765-2206 for Adele Rich

SUNDAY – JUNE 16, 2013

Who: Father’s Day Farm Fest At Harbes Family Farm & Vineyard
Info: Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program SPAT will be on hand shucking fresh Peconic Bay oysters and educating the public about the sensitivities of Long Island’s marine life. Greenport Harbor Brewing Company’s beer will also be introduced at this event. There’s also hands-on activities for kids include tin-smithing, how wool goes from a sheep to a sweater, butter churning as well as live music.
Cost: $10.95
Time & Place: 10AM to 6PM at Harbes Family Farm & Vineyard, 715 Sound Avenue, Mattituck – (631) 6298-0800

Who: Road Rage Comedy Tour At The Emporium
Info: The comedy tour features George Gallo, Terry McNeely, Chris Davis and others. There’s a two drink minimum and making a dinner reservation comes with a free drink.
Cost: $10
Time & Place: 5PM Doors Open, 7PM Show at The Emporium, 9 Railroad Avenue, Patchogue – (631) 827-8787

Who: Special Father’s Day Sightseeing Cruise On The Great South Bay
Info: Come aboard the Delta Lady Paddlewheel Boat for a sightseeing cruise on the Great South Bay. The Delta Lady features a paddlewheel, air calliope with player piano, and tall stacks. Reservations are required.
Cost: $15 For Adults, $12 For Seniors, $10 For Children 12 Years and Under
Time & Place: 1PM to 2:30PM At Captree State Park, Babylon – (631) 422-1060

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