Hunting for things to do this weekend with an art and culture twist in the Hamptons, the North Fork or Riverhead? On our short list expect to find a restaurant walk, a documentary film festival, a benefit art sale of small works and more things to make your weekend a fun one. Events can be found across the East End for this week's column.

 1. Take 2 Documentary Festival at Bay Street Theater 

The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival (HT2FF) kicks off tonight (Thursday) and continues through Sunday at Bay Street.  Expect a lineup of nearly 30 films and special events. Emceeing Q&As are Andrew Botsford, director, actor and editor, and Bonnie Grice, a Hamptons radio personality. Andrew Botsford is also the Editor at Large for Hamptons Art Hub.

Highlights include tonight's screening of A Ballerina’s Tale, directed by Nelson George, who will participate in a Q&A after the screening. On Saturday, a Cocktail Reception and Gala takes place at 7 p.m. and honors director Stanley Nelson. Click here for details on the festival and documentaries screening.

Tickets are $15 and $13 for seniors per film or program of shorts. Tickets to the Gala are $45 and include the screening. A Festival Pass is $125. The Bay Street Theater is located at 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor NY 11963. www.ht2ff.com.

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Still from "Monk With a Camera."

Still from "Monk With a Camera."

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2. 10 x 10=100 Art Show Benefit at South Street Gallery

The South Street Gallery in Greenport presents its ninth annual 10 x 10 = 100 Art Show and Sale this weekend. A preview takes place on Friday from noon to 6 p.m. The sale begins on Saturday at 6 p.m. All works are $100 with proceeds benefiting the North Fork Environmental Council. All of the art measures 10 x 10 inches and is made on a birch board specifically for the annual benefit.

Free admission. The South Street Gallery is located at 18 South Street, Greenport NY 11944. www.thesouthstreetgallery.com.

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"Greenport Egg" by Duane Keiser. Oil on board, 10 x 10 inches.

"Greenport Egg" by Duane Keiser. Oil on board, 10 x 10 inches.

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3. Greenport Shellabration Restaurant Walk

The fourth annual Greenport Shellabration, a benefit restaurant walk in Greenport Village, takes place on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. each day. The self-guided food and drink walk begins with a free pairing of Greenport Harbor Ale and sampling of oysters at either start location. A Shellabration wrist band allows for $5 small plates featuring local shellfish paired with $3 pours of North Fork wine. Discounts and promotions at participating stores in Greenport Village are also included.

Wristbands are $20 for general admission or $50 for VIP. Pick up points are the Greenport Harbor Brewery and the Little Creek Oyster Company. Check-in begins 11:30 a.m. daily. Click here for tickets.

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4. Wooden Wonderland Holiday Show & Sale

The Suffolk County Historical Society presents the fifth annual Wooden Wonderland on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the museum. The event features live woodcarving and woodworking demonstrations along with a craft sale of items made by local artisans. Along with handcrafted wooden carvings, the sale includes baskets, candles and other gift items.

Free admission. The Suffolk County Historical Society is located at 300 West Main Street, Riverhead NY 11901. www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.

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Wooden items from a previous Wooden Wonderland Holiday Show & Sale.

Wooden items from a previous Wooden Wonderland Holiday Show & Sale.

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More locally handcrafted wooden goods from a previous Wooden Wonderland Holiday Show & Sale.

More locally handcrafted wooden goods from a previous Wooden Wonderland Holiday Show & Sale.

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5. Choral Concert of Carols Around the World 

The Long Island Symphonic Choral Association (LISCA) performs a holiday concert on Friday at 8 p.m. at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. Programming includes music by Dave Brubeck, traditional carols, and holiday songs by a number of contemporary composers, including Gregg Smith and Eric Whitacre.

LISCA is a noted chorus who has performed internationally and has five recordings to their credit. In New York City, they have appeared at Alice Tully Hall of Lincoln Center, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Carnegie Hall, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and other venues. Internationally, they have appeared in 11 European countries and in South America in Argentina and Uruguay.

Tickets are $25 to $35. The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center is located at 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978. www.whbpac.org.

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The Long Island Symphonic Choral Association.

The Long Island Symphonic Choral Association.

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"5 Things To Do" event columns for New York City and The Hamptons / East End of Long Island are published weekly on Wednesdays.

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