Holiday celebrations, festive concerts and small works exhibitions abound in the Hamptons and East End this weekend. Book readings and signings and gallery talks are also taking place across the Hamptons. Read on for the full list of exhibition receptions, art events and select cultural events taking place this week.
THE WHITE ROOM GALLERY - “Book Readings, Wine Tasting & Tutorial” takes place on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Readings by authors Owain Hughes and Anna Jurinich take place from 5 to 5:30 p.m. Following the readings is a wine tasting & tutorial lead by GM/Sommelier Chimene Macnaughton of Wainscott Main Wine. On view in the gallery are works by Daniel Schoenheimer, Kimberly Goff & Sally Breen. Admission for the event is a suggested donation of $10. RSVP for the wine tutorial at email@example.com. The White Room Gallery is located at 2415 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.thewhiteroom.gallery.
RELATED: "“Kimberly Goff, Daniel Schoenheimer & Sally Breen” Opens at The White Room Gallery" published December 3, 2015.
EAST HAMPTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - “25th Annual Holiday Tour of Inns, B & Bs and Special Places” takes place on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. Attendees can check in in at 11:00 AM at the Huntting Inn, located at 94 Main Street, East Hampton. Admission is $25.00. Reservations can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
NORTH FORK WRITERS GROUP at EAST HAMPTON PUBLIC LIBRARY - “Writers Reading, Q & A and Book Signing” takes place on Saturday at 1 p.m. Members of the North Fork Writers Group will read excerpts from their new anthology, “Seven Voices.” Readers include Susan Rosenstreich, David Porteous and Joyce deCordova. The East Hampton Public Library is located at 159 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.easthamptonlibrary.org.
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER will be open on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. for the East Hampton Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Holiday Tour. The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center is located at 830 Springs-Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse.
THE DRAWING ROOM - “Winter Salon” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through January 31.The exhibition features contemporary works by gallery artists juxtaposed against historic works in design, architecture and natural history. The Drawing Room is located at 66 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.drawingroom-gallery.com.
PECONIC LANDING - “The Long Island Brass Guild Concert” takes place this evening at 7:30 p.m. The ensemble will perform holiday favorites among other works. The event is free. Peconic Landing is located at 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY 11944. www.peconiclanding.org.
QUOGUE LIBRARY - “Small Treasures: Featured Works by 9 East End Artists” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through January 3. Participating artists include Susan D’Alessio, Margot Carr, Ann Lombardo, Lucille Berrill Paulsen, Joanne Rosko, Bob Sullivan, Pam Thomson, Maureen Travers and Lena Yaremenko. Quogue Library is located at 90 Quogue Street, Quogue, NY 11959. www.quoguelibrary.org.
EAST END ARTS at RIVERHEAD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - “Joy of the Season Concert” takes place on Saturday at 2 p.m. The collaborative holiday concert features East End Arts School students as well as members of the Riverhead United Methodist Church band and choir. The event is free. The Riverhead United Methodist Church is located at 204 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.eastendarts.org.
SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - “Book & Bottle with Kerriann Brodsky on Historic Haunts of Long Island: Ghosts and Legends from the Gold Coast to Montauk Point” takes place this evening at 6 p.m. Admission is $5, free for members. RSVP is requested at 631.727.2881 x107. Suffolk County Historical Society is located at 300 W. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.
BAY STREET THEATER - “The Vendettas Rock and Roll Holiday Spectacular” takes place on Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25. The Rockabilly band The Vendettas, will perform holiday hits and more. The evening will also include The Holiday Horns, guest guitarist Chuck Ware, and vocalist Erin Doherty. Bay Street Theater is located at 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.baystreet.org.
ROMANY KRAMORIS GALLERY - "Holiday Invitational" has a Reception on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through January 17. The Invitational includes small and affordable artworks and fine crafts. Romany Kramoris Gallery is located at 41 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.kramorisgallery.com.
SAG HARBOR CINEMA screens art films, documentaries, foreign films and independent films year-round. Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Visit their Facebook Page for film schedules and details. Sag Harbor Cinema is located at 90 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.facebook.com/SagHarborCinema.
PETER MARCELLE PROJECT - “David Slater: Dreams, Ghosts & Blue Moons” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through January 3. Peter Marcelle Project is located at 4 North Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968.
SOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM - “Hearthside Cheer Celebration” takes place in the Rogers Mansion on Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The celebration includes sing-a-longs of holiday songs around a piano, hors d’oeuvres, sweets, a bar, festive decor and more. Tickets are $50 in advance, $60 at the door. Rogers Mansion is located at 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton NY 11968. www.southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - "Brain Food: Illustrated Talk on The Permanent Collection: Connections and Context" takes place today at noon. The talk by Curator Alicia G. Longwell focuses on the recent reinstallation of the Museum’s Permanent Collection. Admission is $10, free for members, students and children.
“Guided Tour of the Permanent Collection” takes place on Wednesdays and Sundays from 2 to 3 p.m. The docent-led tour features highlights from the seven permanent collection galleries. Free with museum admission. Reservations suggested.
The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
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