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Hot Spots: Auto Racing Heritage Exhibit, Comedy, Theater, Film Festival and Music in the Latest Weekly Watch

Don't miss the exhibit on Long Island's auto racing heritage. This week's hot spots also cover comedy, theater, and music performances and festivals.

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Look no further, you’ll find the best hot spots for the week on Long Island here. Enjoy an exhibit on Long Island’s auto racing heritage, a comedy performance with Paul Reiser, theater performances, festivals and music performances from bands like Daughtry and The Specials. Check out the details below!

MONDAY – JULY 15, 2013

Who: Long Island’s Auto Racing Heritage Exhibit At WMHO Educational & Cultural Center
Info: The exhibit features the five racetracks on Long Island, including in Bridgehampton, Freeport, Riverhead, Islip and Vanderbilt. See the cars that raced the tracks, memorabilia from Marty Himes, Robert Rubin and much more. The exhibit continues to run through September 2.
Cost: $4 For Adults, $2 For Children Under $2
Time & Place: 10AM to 5PM at WMHO Educational & Cultural Center, 97P Main Street, Stony Brook – (631) 689-5888

Who: Paul Reiser At Bay Street Theatre
Info: You may know of Paul Reiser from his role as Paul Buchanan in Mad About You with Helen Hunt. Reiser, a seasoned actor, writer and stand-up comedian now takes the stage for a night of fun comedy entertainment.
Cost: $69
Time & Place: 8PM at Bay Street, The Long Wharf, Sag Harbor – (631) 725-9500

TUESDAY – JULY 16, 2013

Who: A Pirates Tale At Broad Hollow Elmont
Info: Enjoy a live performance of this original tale of lost treasure and peg-legged pirates on a voyage.
Cost: $10 For Advance Ticket, $12 For Ticket At The Door
Time & Place: 10:30AM, 1PM at Broad Hollow Elmont, 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont – (516) 775-4420

Who: A Piece Of The Rock At Clark Botanic Garden
Info: Enjoy a live performance of classic rock and pop music from the 50s through today. Bring your own chair for seating.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM at Clark Botanic Garden, 193 I. U. Willets Path, Albertson – (516) 869-6311


Who: Daughtry At Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Info: Daughtry, the rock band started by Chris Daughtry is on tour supporting its latest album ‘Break the Spell.’
Cost: $39.50 to $59.50
Time & Place: 7PM at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh – (516) 221-1000

Who:  Huntington Manor Fireman’s Fair
Info: Come out to enjoy amusement rides, games, gambling, food and live music. The parade starts at 7:30 p.m. The event continues through July 20 and there are fireworks at 9:30 p.m. each night.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM to 11PM at Stimson School and Peter Nelson Park, Oakwood Road, Huntington – (631) 427-1629 ext. 4

THURSDAY – JULY 18, 2013

Who: 18th Annual Stony Brook Film Festival
Info: It’s the opening night. Enjoy 10 days of new independent films shown on one the largest screens in the region. There are foreign language films, American independent films and shorts.
Cost: $80 For 10-Day Films Pass, $9 For Single Ticket; $7 For Senior Citizens and Students
Time & Place: Arrive 15 Minutes Prior to Screening, Opening Night Reception at 10PM at Staller Center For The Arts, Stony Brook University, Nicolls Road, Stony Brook – (631) 632-2787

Who: The Specials At The Paramount
Info: Enjoy a live performance of The Specials. The English band formed in 1977 and creates music combining dance, rock and punk energy and attitude.
Cost: $25 to $65
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300

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