Hot Spots: Music Entertainment, Films, Ravioli Making and More in the Latest Weekly Watch

Check out these hot spots for entertainment on Long Island! There are music performances, dance instruction with Dancing with the Star pro Louis van Amstel, a ravioli making workshop and more!

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The cooler weather probably has you wanting to stay indoors, but you don’t want to miss this week’s hot spots for entertainment. The week is packed with music performances, from the B-52s – known for the hit song ‘Love Shack,’ to Jonny Lang. Dancing with the Stars pro Louis van Amstel is also on Long Island offering Latin dance instruction. And, if you are looking to whip up a new dish, check out the ravioli making workshop. Find all the details on these events and more right here!


Who: Fire Island Lighthouse Tour
Info: On Veterans Day all veterans who served in the military can enjoy a free tour during normal operating hours.
Cost: Free Event For Veterans
Time & Place: 9:30AM to 3PM, Fire Island Lighthouse, 4640 Captree Island, Captree – (631) 661-4876 

Who: Film – Cutie And The Boxer At Plaza Cinema And Media Arts Center
Info: The film is about a couple dealing with eternal themes of sacrifice, aging and disappointment against a background of lives dedicated to art.
Cost: $10
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Plaza Cinema and Media Arts Center, 20 Terry Street, Patchogue – (631) 438-0083


Who: Meet And Dance With Louis Van Amstel
Info: Dancing with the Stars pro Louis van Amstel is here to offer Latin dance instruction. No dance experience is necessary nor do you need a partner. Enjoy this special program and also get a photo with Louis and his autograph. Proceeds from this event go to benefit the newly formed Hamptons Dancers AARP Community Group. Only a limited number of tickets will be sold.
Cost: $150
Time & Place: 6:30PM to 8PM at Southampton Inn, 91 Hill Street, Southampton – (631) 283-1488

Who: New York Islanders vs. Nashville Predators
Info: Enjoy a game of hockey as the Islanders host the Nashville Predators.
Cost: $24 to $160
Time & Place: 7PM, Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale – (516) 794-9303


Who: Ravioli Making Workshop At Cold Spring Harbor Library and Environmental Center
Info: Here’s your chance to learn how to make fresh ravioli step by step. The workshop will include the creation of a tomato sauce and discuss the different filling options. Attendees are asked to bring their own rolling pin. Sign up at the Information Services Desk.
Time & Place: 1PM to 3PM at Cold Spring Harbor Library and Environmental Center, 95 Harbor Road, Cold Spring Harbor – (631) 692-6820

Who: The B-52s At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: It’s known for the hit song ‘Love Shack.’ The group formed back in the late ‘70s and offers energetic, upbeat music.
Cost: $49.50
Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (516) 247-5200


Who: Caroline Doctorow’s Latest Installment In “SONGTRAIL” At The Suffolk Theater
Info:  It’ll be an intimate evening with folk singer Caroline Doctorow. She’ll be presenting her latest installment in her “SONGTRAILS” series.
Cost: $15 For Advance Ticket, $20 At The Door
Time & Place: 6PM Doors Open, 8PM Show at The Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343

Who: Jonny Lang At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: He started playing guitar at the age of 12. Now, he melds the traditions and long history of blues music with vitality, freshness and an ever-evolving blending of genres. Enjoy him perform live!
Cost: $39.50
Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (516) 247-5200 

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