We’re nearly at the middle of December and the holiday events and performances are packing the calendar with things to do on Long Island! For the end of this week, take part in the Jingle Bar Crawl in Huntington where money raised with go to a good cause. Also stay entertained with winter and Christmas performances like Peter Pan, T’was the Night Before Christmas, the Long Island Children’s Choir performing a winter show as a fundraiser for the United Cerebral Palsy and more! For those looking for a twist from traditional holiday performances, make a visit to the Christmas themed haunted house presented by Chamber of Horrors NY. Find the events to stay entertained all weekend long right here with Hot Spots: Weekend Watch!
FRIDAY – DECEMBER 12, 2014
Who: Chamber of Horrors NY Presents A Very Scary Xmas
Info: Come out for Long Island’s first and only Christmas themed haunted house presented by Chamber of Horrors NY! There are over 20 rooms of nightmarish Christmas characters who will come out for your holiday cheer. Some of the characters include Evil Snowmen, Demonic Elves, Killer Christmas Trees, Bloodthirsty Christmas Presents and Sinister Santa.
Cost: $20 Per Person
Time & Place: 7PM to 10PM at Matt Guiliano’s Play Like a Pro, 1745 Express Drive North, Hauppauge – (855) 227-6384
Who: Rag Doll – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons Tribute At The Suffolk Theater
Info: Enjoy the very best of Franki Valli & The Four Seasons through a tribute band concert with Rag Doll!
Time & Place: 8PM at The Suffolk Theater, 118 E. Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343
Who: A Christmas Story – The Musical At John W. Engeman Theater At Northport
Info: Set in the 1940s, this musical is about a bespectacled boy named Ralphie who has a big imagination and one wish for Christmas – a Red Ryder BB Gun.
Time & Place: 8PM at John W. Engeman Theater at Northport, 250 Main Street, Northport – (631) 261-2900
SATURDAY – DECEMBER 13, 2014
Who: Jingle Bar Crawl in Huntington
Info: Need a break from holiday shopping? Join Long Island Social Events’ 1st annual Jingle Bar Crawl and come dressed up in the spirit of the holidays like an ugly Christmas sweater, Hanukkah Harry/Elf costume, Santa outfit, or any other holiday attire. Enjoy drink and food specials! The event will raise money for CancerCare.
Cost: $25 Online; $30 At The Door
Time & Place: 2PM to 8PM at participating bars in Huntington
Who: Peter Pan At CM Performing Arts Center
Info: Enjoy a performance following the story of Peter Pan, a mischievous boy who can fly and spends his never-ending childhood adventuring on the small island of Neverland where he interacts with mermaids, Indians, fairies and pirates.
Cost: $27, $25 For Seniors, $20 For Students
Time & Place: 2PM or 7:30PM at CM Performing Arts Center, 931 Montau, Highway, Oakdale – (631) 218-2810
Who: The Show-Off At Nassau Community College
Info: Enjoy a timeless comedy presented by the Nassau Community College Department of Theatre and Dance about the tale of how an annoying, near-con artist with delusions of competence somehow manages to help everything turn out all right for the very people he’s been tormenting.
Cost: $9, $7 For Seniors
Time & Place: 8PM at Nassau Community College, One Education Drive, Garden City – (516) 572-7676
SUNDAY – DECEMBER 14, 2014
Who: T’Was The Night Before Christmas At Carriage House Theater, Vanderbilt Mansion
Info: Enjoy a production presenting the story behind the creation of Clement Moore’s classic Christmas poem!
Cost: $10, $8 For Children, Free For Children Under Age 3
Time & Place: 1PM at Carriage House Theater at Vanderbilt Mansion, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport – (516) 293-0674
Who: Long Island Children’s Choir Winter Concert – Choir For A Cause At The Space At Westbury
Info: This winter concert is a fundraiser for United Cerebral Palsy. Long Island Children’s Choir singers will present a wonderful evening of singing while supporting a worthy cause.
Time & Place: 4PM at The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Avenue, Westbury – (631) 306-4121
Who: Daughtry Acoustic Trio At The Paramount
Info: This event presented by WALK 97.5 and K-98.3 includes Daughtry Acoustic Trio and special guest Adam Ezra.
Cost: $40 to $85
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300
To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the LongIsland.com Events Calendar, or, head over to our Nightlife Section for Happy Hour Happenings all week long! If you're looking for some local insight on the best things to do on LI, or want to share your favorite Nightlife Hot Spots, check out the Nightlife Forum, and see what the locals have to say!
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