Film screenings, live music and a guided museum tour make up our list for the Things To Do in the East End and Hamptons through December 24, 2017. Especially festive events include the screening of "White Christmas" at the Southampton Arts Center and live holiday music on Christmas Eve at Wölffer Estate.

“White Christmas” Screens in Southampton

Southampton Arts Center presents a screening of “White Christmas,” as part of the Holiday Classics Film Series on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 7 p.m.

White Christmas” (1954 | Comedy/Musical | NR | 120 min.) Singers Bob Wallace (Bing Crosby) and Phil Davis (Danny Kaye) join sister act Betty (Rosemary Clooney) and Judy Haynes (Vera-Ellen) to perform a Christmas show in rural Vermont. There, they run into Gen. Waverly (Dean Jagger), the boys’ commander in World War II, who, they learn, is having financial difficulties; his country inn is failing. The foursome set out to plan a yuletide miracle.

Tickets are $5. Films include complimentary holiday refreshments. Bring a wrapped gift for a child in need and receive one free admission, (please clearly mark gifts for girl or boy). Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968.

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“Lady Bird” Screens at WHBPAC 

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center presents “Lady Bird” on Friday, December 22 at 7 p.m., Saturday, December 23 at 4 and 7 p.m. and on Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 4 p.m.

In “Lady Bird” (Rolling Stone | English | 94 min. | R), writer and director Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both the humor and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter.

Tickets are $17 for adults, $11 for seniors and $7 for WHBPAC Film Society Members. WHBPAC is located at 76 Main St, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978.

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Still from "Lady Bird." Courtesy of WHBPAC.


Guided Tour at The Parrish

The Parrish Art Museum presents a “Guided Tour” on Saturday, December 23, 2017 from 2 to 3 p.m.

A docent will lead a tour featuring works from the current special exhibition, “From Lens to Eye to Hand: Photorealism from 1969 to Today.” The show that will be discussed reexamines this important movement in contemporary art that found its roots in the late 1960s in California and New York and continues today. The exhibition remains on view through January 21, 2018.

Tours last approximately one hour. Space is limited. Free with museum admission. The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976.

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"From Lens to Eye to Hand. Photorealism from 1969 to Today" at The Parrish Art Museum. Photo: Jenny Gorman.


"Toy Story" Screening with Guest

Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center presents the screening of "Toy Story" on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 2 p.m. The film will be screened in the auditorium at Pierson High School in Sag Harbor, NY.

Oscar-nominated screenwriter Alec Sokolow will follow the screening of his animated feature "Toy Story" (Pixar | 1995 | G | 81 min.), with an in-depth discussion and Q&A with the audience. Creating an entire universe out of kid's bedrooms, a gas station, and a stretch of suburban highway, this Pixar masterpiece tells the story of a group of toys’ adventures. It is the first computer animated feature ever made and John Lasseter's directing debut, with a score by Randy Newman and a humorous, inventive script.

Free to the public. Register here. Pierson High School is located at 200 Jermain Ave, Sag Harbor, NY 11963.

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Special Screening of “The Square” 

The Hamptons International Film Festival and Guild Hall presents NOW SHOWING, a special screening of “The Square” on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 6 p.m.

A modern comedy of manners, director Ruben Östlund’s Palme d’Or–winner revolves around Christian (Claes Bang), a contemporary art curator at a Stockholm museum. While preparing his new exhibit, Christian falls prey to a pickpocketing scam, which triggers an overzealous response and then a crisis of conscience. “The Square” (Sweden | 2017 | 142 min.), features a vivid supporting cast, including Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, and motion-capture actor Terry Notary.

Tickets are $15 and $12 for Guild Hall and HIFF Members. Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937.

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"The Square." Courtesy of Guild Hall.


Live Holiday Music at Wölffer 

Wölffer Estate Vineyard presents “Live Holiday Music on Christmas Eve” on Sunday, December 24, 2017 noon to 4 p.m.

The Peter Weiss Trio will be filling the Wölffer Tasting Room with holiday hits and jingles. Enjoy a glass of wine, great music and good company on Christmas Eve.

Wölffer Estate Vineyard is located at 139 Sagg Rd, Sagaponack, NY 11962.

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