Looking for things to do this week on the East End? Expect to find a preview performance and beat the lines at The Whitney, Montauk history revealed, Sinatra, Afro Cuban music and more to things to do in The Hamptons and East End. If you're searching for art exhibitions or what's on view in the galleries, visit our Exhibition Finder to discover art exhibited in galleries and museums in The Hamptons and East End. The East End Galleries Scene for February reveals exhibition openings taking place throughout the month in galleries in The Hamptons, The North Fork and Riverhead.

1. "Book & Bottle" with Henry Osmers

The history of the Montauk lighthouse takes center of attention at a book signing and discussion with Henry Osmers on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at 6 p.m. at the Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead. Osmers book, On Eagle's Beak: A History of the Montauk Point Lighthouse, will be the focus of the museum's Book & Bottle discussion. Wine and cheese will be served at the event. "On Eagle's Beak" is the latest book written by Osmers centered on Montauk history. Osmers also authored "American Gibraltar: Montauk and the Wars of America" (2011); and "Living on the Edge: Life at the Montauk Point Lighthouse 1930 - 1945" (2009).

Admission to "Book & Bottle" is $5 or free for museum members. RSVP is requested at 631-727-2881 x100. The Suffolk County Historical Society is located at 300 W. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.

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2. Afro Cuban Jazz Night Featuring Oscar Feldman

At Bay Burger's weekly jazz jam session, Afro Cuban Jazz Night takes over at the jam session held on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at the Sag Harbor eatery. Starting at 7 p.m., live music will feature Oscar Feldman and The Thursday Night Cubop Band (Bill O'Connell on piano; Bill Nelson on bass; and Claes Brondal on drums). Can't make the show? The Jam Session is recorded live for NPR station WPPB 88.3FM and broadcast on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. during The Jam Session radio hour. www.peconicpublicbroadcasting.org

Admission is free. Bay Burger is located at 1742 Sag Harbor Turnpike, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. Email Claes Brondal at drummersaint@hotmail.com for information or visit www.bayburger.com.

3. All Star Comedy Show at Bay Street Theater

Special guests Dante Nero and Chris Clarke take center stage at Bay Street Theater's All Star Comedy Show on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 8 p.m. Joseph Vecsey hosts the stand-up comedy event that presents up-and-coming comics to East End audiences. Dante Nero has appeared on NBC'’s The Blacklist and Beige Phillip Podcast. Chris Clarke has appeared on BET Comic View. Joseph Vecsey is a rising comedic star himself who frequently mines his own experiences for laughs. Vecsey has appeared on stage in New York City, California, Bermuda and on screen in Gotham's AXS TV and in podcasts and YouTube series.

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Bay Street Theater is located at 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.baystreet.org.

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Joseph Vecsey. Photo by Michael Heller.

Joseph Vecsey. Photo by Michael Heller.

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4. "Sinatra Love Songs - A Big Band Valentine" at the Suffolk Theater

"Sinatra Love Songs - A Big Band Valentine" takes place on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 8 p.m. at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead. Sinatra's song will be performed by the 19-piece New Millennium Big Band and audience members are encouraged to enjoy dining and to get up and dance to the music. The doors, bar and restaurant open at 6:30 p.m. Music and dancing begin at 8 p.m. An a la carte and price fixe menu are available throughout the evening.

Tickets are $35 to $39. Food and drinks are not included in ticket price. The Suffolk Theater is located at 118 E Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.suffolktheater.com.

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5. "12 Shouts to the Ten Forgotten Heavens" Performed at Watermill Center

Sibyl Kempson’s performance company 7 Daughters of Eve Thtr. & Perf. Co., in collaboration with Thomas Riccio presents an Open Rehearsal of 12 Shouts to the Ten Forgotten Heavens on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Watermill Center. The piece is performance immersion project that will be presented, as a finished production, at The Whitney. Beginning in March 2016, the piece will be presented in a series of one-day performances staged four times per year for the next three years.

Sibyl Kempson’s plays have been presented throughout the United States and in Germany and Norway. She launched the 7 Daughters of Eve Thtr. & Perf. Co. in April 2015 at the Segal Center at the City University of New York. The company’s inaugural production, LET US NOW PRAISE SUSAN SONTAG, premiered at Abrons Arts Center in NYC.

7 Daughters of Eve Thtr & Perf. Co. unearths and contemplates - in contexts of live performance, ritual and installation - places in human history where science, religion, and feminism intersect. Its primary guiding principles are to intuitively uncover new narrative structures, to interrogate perceptions of the civilized in relation to ideas and preconceptions of the barbaric, the sacred, the profane, the true, the ordinary, and the in/animate – multiplying the possibilities of meaning, fostering imaginative practice in all participants of the performance, inviting all to exercise alternate ways of knowing, and locating the signals and patterns of a deeper order.

Admission is free and space is limited. Registration is required and can be made by clicking here. Watermill Center is located at 39 Water Mill Towd Road Water Mill, NY 11976. www.watermillcenter.org.

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"12 Shouts to the Ten Forgotten Heavens." Courtesy of Thomas Riccio.

"12 Shouts to the Ten Forgotten Heavens." Courtesy of Thomas Riccio.

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