A Shelter Island concert with some of the world’s greatest musicians, a Bridgehampton charity event for an incredible cause, a North Fork winemaking experience and more must-do events mean that another great weekend on the East End has arrived!
The Perlman Music Program’s Annual Faculty Concert
Friday June 22, 7:30–9:30 p.m. Geffenberg Performance Tent on the PMP Campus, 73 Shore Road, Shelter Island Heights
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear performances by the Perlman Music Program’s world-class faculty, featuring violinist Itzhak Perlman, cellists Ronald Leonard and Merry Peckham, violist Jeffrey Irvine, bassist Rachel Calin, pianists Yi-Fang Huang and Pauline Yang, and tenor Patrick Romano.
Bridgehampton Historical Society Antique Show
Saturday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sunday, June 24, 10 a.m–5 p.m.Bridgehampton Historical Society, 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton
What’s old is new again at the Annual Bridgehampton Historical Society Antique Show. With a seemingly endless amount of exhibitors (nearly 100 last year), you’ll need to bring your largest vehicle in the likely case that you finally find just what you’ve been hunting for all along…and more. Well known local antique hound and Antique Show manager Morgan MacWhinnie emphasizes early American antiques and attracts dealers from well beyond the Long Island and tri-state areas. General admission for this two-day event is $5, except during the early bird hours on Saturday, 8am-10am, which are $10.
Westhampton Beach Farmers Market
Saturday, June 23, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., 85 Mill Road, Westhampton Beach
Nothing says weekend in the Hamptons like a stop at one of our fabulous farmers markets. Bring your appetite and an even bigger ingredients lists to Westhampton Beach, where you can indulge in the fare of more than 43 vendors growing, catching, and producing local products including bread, fish, chicken, duck, honey, cheese, butter, soups, mushrooms, granola, eggs, spice rubs, pasta, herb tea, cookies, sauces, vegetables, wine, flowers, prepared foods and much more!
Author Signing with Teresa Giudice at Books & Books
Saturday, June 23, 2 p.m, Books & Books, 130 Main Street, Westhampton Beach
Teresa Giudice, star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey and New York Times bestselling author, is coming to Books & Books to tell you how you can enjoy your spaghetti and fit into those skinny jeans!
Vanished in the Dunes Author Reading
Saturday, June 23, 5 p.m., Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street, Sag Harbor
On the way from Manhattan to the Hamptons, a beautiful woman approaches married man Amos Posner on the Hampton Jitney.…You won’t get any more from us, but you will when Allan Retzky reads from his new novel, Vanished in the Dunes, a mystery set right here in the Hamptons.
“Life Is Sweet” 16th Annual Heart of the Hamptons Ball
Saturday, June 23, 6–11 p.m., Hayground School, 151 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton
Widely recognized as a premier philanthropic and festive event in the Hamptons, the Heart of the Hamptons Ball has raised over $2.5 million for the American Heart Association since it began 15 years ago. An elegant and diverse representation of the corporate, medical and social communities from the Hamptons, Long Island and New York City celebrating the community’s support of the life-saving mission of the American Heart Association. The “Life is Sweet” 16th Annual Heart of the Hamptons Ball will honor Jeffrey Moses, MD, Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center and Layne Lieberman-Liebelson, RD, MS, CDN, nationally renowned food expert and nutritionist, founder of WebRD. This year’s event will be chaired by Kevin O’Connor, President, Bridgehampton National Bank.
Hamptons Chic Attire. Reservations Required. For more information, call Danielle Erath at 516-450-9121 or visit www.heart.org.
Artist Reception for Dalton Portella at Greenport Harbor Brewing Company
Saturday, June 23, 6–9 p.m., Greenport Harbor Brewing Company, 234 Carpenter Street, Greenport
“With my art, I capture essence; the essence of places I’ve been, emotions I’ve felt and the subjects I paint and photograph. I portray the broad range of the human experience,” Dalton Portella says in his Artist Statement. Experience that range of experience for yourself, meet the artist and enjoy some local beers—including Harbor Ale, Black Duck Porter, Havre Rouge, Summer Ale, Citrus IPA, Canard Noir and the Hoppy Stout.
South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo)—Dragonfly and Damselfly Walk and Identification
Sunday, June 24, 1 p.m., South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo), 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton
Join Walk Leader Annette DeGiovine Oliveira
Annette has been surveying dragonflies and damselflies since 2005, and was trained for the “New York Dragonfly and Damselfly Survey,” a project of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and the NY Natural Heritage Program. On this walk to a local pond, she will cover the basics of the Odonate life cycle, habitat and identification, while instructing you on observation skills and the proper technique of netting and releasing. Wear clothing and footwear you don’t mind getting wet! *Reservations are required for all walks, workshops, and programs* There is no charge for SoFo Members (unless otherwise stated); Non-members $7 per adult; $5 per child Fees include admission to the museum on the day of the program. More info at TKTK
Winemaker for a Day—Private Blending Session at Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard
Sunday, June 24, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard & Winery, 1375 Peconic Lane, Peconic
If you’ve ever raised a glass of vino and thought, I should be making this, here is your chance to be Winemaker for a Day. Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard offers you and a guest the chance to create your own custom bottle of wine as you learn about life as a vintner. Owner and winemaker Anthony Sannino will lead you on a tour of the winery and provide you with an overview of the winemaking process. Throughout the experience you will have the opportunity to taste a variety of Long Island varietals, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay and more. You will then make your very own custom blend as you enjoy lunch. Cost is $150 per couple. Reservations required (with 48-hour notice for cancellations). Call to reserve your space at 631-734-8282 or visit www.sanninovineyard.com.
Rogers Memorial Library Foundation Presents 2012 Summer Benefit Concert Featuring The Judy Carmichael Trio
Sunday, June 24, 6:30 p.m., Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton
A great night of music and memories awaits when incomparable Judy Carmichael Trio hits Southampton for this Proceeds help to underwrite renovations and upgrades to the Rogers Memorial Library Teen Department and the Tween section of the Family Department. Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by a cocktail reception at 7:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres courtesy of The Riverhead Project.