10 Things To Do This Weekend In The Hamptons

Whether you want to check out Peter Pan performed at Guild Hall, go take a boating class or party it up for charity in Southampton, this weekend in the Hamptons has a lot to offer. Check out the 10 choice activities below, or visit our Calendar to find fun this weekend.

April 19, 2013

Dancing With The East End Stars at 230 Elm
7-11 p.m.
230 Elm St, Southampton

Local East End personalities will trade in their chalkboards, laptops and smartphones for sequins and fringes. Personalities from the Hamptons will be “Dancing With the East End Stars,” a benefit fundraiser for the Your Day Away charity.

There will be a Grand Prize raffle drawing for one week’s accommodations in Sedona, AZ, great dancing showcases, general dancing, and more for all to enjoy. Tickets are priced at $50 per person and are available at The Arthur Murray Dance Center in Southampton and the Your Day Away website.

Peter Pan, the Musical
John Drew Theater at Guild Hall
8 p.m.
158 Main Street, East Hampton

If you like live theater, this is the thing to do this weekend. Enjoy a night out and watch the Springs Community Theater fly above the stage! Friday & Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. – Sunday Matinee 2 p.m. Tickets available online HERE or call 1-866-811-4111, or buy them at the door on the day of the performance. All Adults $25. Students and children (18 and under) $15. Seniors $20 (only at Sunday 4/14 matinee performance)

Haft2laugh Comedy Productions at Suffolk Theater
8 p.m.
118 East Main Street, Riverhead

Comedy on Main Street! This is the first in a year-long series of Friday night comedy. Comedians include Long Island’s own Joe Giarratano, Second City’s Peter Bales, Comedy Central’s Carie Karavas and the always sharp and witty John Glozek.

April 20, 2013

Spring Fling Dance at Bay Street Theatre
8 p.m.
1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor

Spring Fling Dance with the Hoodoo Loungers, Mamalee Rose & Friends and Moore Johansson! Fantistic musicians will bring an eclectic mixture of folk, golden oldies, blues and New Orleans craziness suitable for some serious dancing and listening. Also, be part of the recording of the Hoodoo Loungers’ new CD to be recorded at this show by Grammy-winning producer Cynthia Daniels. Tickets are $15 in advance online at baystreet.org or at the Box Office at 631-725-9500. $25 at the door on the day of the event.

Fundamentals of Rose Gardening with Southampton Rose Society
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton

The first in a workshop series, Pruning and Planting Session begins Saturday with guest speakers Peter Bertrand and Johnette de Freitas. Meet at the SRS Rose Garden at Rogers Memorial Library. Email events@southamptonrose.org or call 631-740-4732. “When the Forsythia Blooms It’s Time to Prune” – H. Feinstein

The Poet Transformed: Poems on Rebirth at Rogers Mansion
2 p.m.
17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton

Poems on personal revitalization and spiritual regeneration will be read by some of best known poets from Southampton and Long Island. The Poet Transformed: Poems on Rebirth is the third of a series of three poetry readings describing the process of change. Poets will be selected and introduced by Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan, Suffolk County Poet Laureate 2009-2011, Founder and President of Long Island Poetry Place and Poet in Residence at the Rogers Mansion.

Dockers Season Launch Party
5 p.m. – 12 a.m.
94 Dune Rd, East Quogue

One fabulous night of cocktails, conversation, fabulous food, two live bands, dancing and all the faces, old and new, coming out to welcome a brand new season. 5-7 p.m.– Cocktail party with live music by Kandise Soul, complimentary hors d`oeuvres, wine and Prosecco. Mix, mingle and settle in for a night of fun with music and dancing. 7:30 p.m.-12 a.m.– Dinner reservations are seated, all Bars are open and, of course, music and dancing with Paul Mahos and New Life Crisis! Dinner Reservations are needed—the entire restaurant will sell out. If you’re not dining, stay anyway and enjoy the night and all the great music. dockerswaterside.com

Pet Philanthropy Circle Presents
Hats Off to Pet Hero Awards Kickoff Party at 230 Elm
7-11 p.m.
230 Elm Street, Southampton

Join rescue organizations and the Pet Philanthropy Circle for the Hats Off to Pet Hero Awards Kickoff Party! This event is a fundraiser for animal rescue organizations on Long Island. Enjoy live music by the Mike Scala Band, open bar cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and incredible silent auction! Ticket price includes a vote for your favorite pet charity. $50 per person includes 1 vote. $150 per person includes 5 votes. The Pet Philanthropy Circle supports and raises funds for qualified animal causes with the Pet Hero Awards. The organization depends on donations to save and enhance the quality of animal lives by promoting greater public awareness of their welfare and the causes that protect them.

The Gawler Sisters & Family at WHBPAC
8 p.m.
76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach

Fun-loving, folk-singing, fiddle-playing sisters, Molly, Edith and Elsie, joined by their parents and spouses, bring beautiful songs and stories from their roots in the heart of Maine. Their extensive collection of tunes in the Scots-Irish, Franco-American and Scandinavian traditions is complemented by angelic three-part-harmony, gutsy worksongs, folk-blues and amusing odes to everyday life. With an infectious spirit and sparkling musicianship, the trio and family create a sense of community and grassroots connection that is welcoming and from the heart.

April 21, 2013

BookHampton Presents “Books We’re Talking About”
11 a.m.
41 Main Street, East Hampton

Every Sunday morning, BookHampton is inviting friends and neighbors to come by with a cup of coffee (a bagel is okay too) to talk about the books being talked about! This week: Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg. Feel free to invite a friend or two. For info or orders please email bookhampton@bookhampton.com or call 631 324-4939.

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