Labor Day Weekend is here! Expect crowds and extra things to do in The Hamptons and the North Fork for the final weekend of summer. Our picks include live music, performances, film screenings, firework celebrations and more. Returning as steady Labor Day Traditions are the Hampton Classic Horse Show and the Shinnecock Indian PowWow. Read on to discover the options on the East End through September 3, 2018.

Hampton Classic Horse Show

The Hampton Classic Horse Show returns to Bridgehampton from August 26 to September 2, 2018. 

The arrival of the Hampton Classic Horse Show is a sure sign that a Hamptons summer is about to come to a close. It's one of the largest horse shows in the United States and a premier stop on the summer tour. For the schedule, click here. Competitions in the Anne Aspinall Hunter Ring and the Grand Prix Ring have live streams.

Tickets are $10 per person daily or $20 per carload. Seniors are free from Tuesday to Thursday and Kids are free on Saturday. Reserved seats for Grand Prix Sunday are $45 per person for bucket seating in all sections.

Hamptons Classic Horse Show takes place at 240 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11932.

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Live Folk and Roots Music at the Parrish Art Museum

The Parrish Art Museum presents “Music on the Terrace: Bluegrass with the Edith and Bennet Band” on Friday, August 31, 2018 at 6 p.m.   

Bring your blankets and chairs to listen to husband and wife duo Edith & Bennett Band perform fiddle, banjo, folk and roots music at the Parrish Art Museum’s annual Bluegrass Labor Day event. Barbeque and specialty drinks will be available for purchase.

Tickets are $12, free for members, children and students.  The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org

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Bennett Konesni and Edith Gawler. Photo: courtesy of the artists.

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Poetry Reading with Star Black at Canio's

Canio's Books presents a poetry reading on Friday, August 31, 2018 at 6 p.m.

Poets Star Black and Cornelius Eady read from their work. Star Black is a published poet and artist, who currently teaches in the MFA program at Stony Brook Southampton. Poet Cornelius Eady has published more than half a dozen volumes of poetry.

Free. Canio's Books is located at 290 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.canios.com.

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72nd Annual Shinnecock Indian PowWow

The Shinnecock Indian PowWow will be held in Southampton from August 31 to September 3, 2018. 

Now in its 72nd year, the Shinnecock Indian PowWow is the one of the largest Native American Gatherings on the East Coast. Each year, Native drum groups and dancers compete for over $50,000 in prize money. Each day features competitive dancing, guest entertainment, prayers and ceremonial dances. Grand Entry occurs each day at 12:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. except for Monday. Sunset Fire Lighting takes place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The PowWow concluded on Monday evening at 6 p.m. with prizes awarded to the competing drums and dancers.

The PowWow also features around 100 vendors offering Native American arts, crafts and food from across America.

Admission is $15 for adults; $10 for Seniors, Children (6 to 12 years old) and Veterans with Military ID. Children under 5 are free. The PowWow is family friendly and is alcohol and drug free. No pets.

The Shinnecock Indian PowWow is held on the Shinnecock Reservation, 1 West Church Street, Southampton, NY 11968. www.shinnecockindianpowwow.com.

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Outdoor Screening of JAWS at Southampton Arts Center

Southampton Arts Center presents “Summer of Spielberg: JAWS” on Friday, August 31, 2018 at 8:30 p.m.   

To close their “Summer of Spielberg” series, the Southampton Arts Center will be screening "JAWS" outside on the lawn. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring their chairs, blankets, and snacks to enjoy the annual crowd favorite. Presented in conjunction with the Hamptons International Film Festival.

Admission is free. The Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonartscenter.org  

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Courtesy of Southampton Arts Center.

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Musical Evita Extended Through September 2

Bay Street Theater presents the musical "Evita," with performances taking place on Friday, August 31 at 8 p.m., Saturday, September 1 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 2 at 2 p.m. and at 7 p.m. 

The revival of the musical "EVITA" presents the iconic Eva Perón and her ascent to the top as the First Lady of Argentina. Bay Street Theater's production combines a large scale musical with the intimate experience found at the Sag Harbor theater. Originally set to close on August 26, the musical has been extended until September 2, 2018.

Tickets start at $40. Bay Street Theater is located at 1 Bay St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.baystreet.org.

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Perlman Music Project Alumni Recital 

The Perlman Music Project presents "Stires-Stark Alumni Recital Series: Rachel Lee Priday, violin" on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at its Shelter Island campus.

PMP alum violinist Rachel Lee Priday performs an album preview concert on the Stires-Stark Alumni Recital Series at the Clark Arts Center. With pianist Marija Stroke.

Tickets are $25 and free for students. PMP Campus is located at 73 Shore Road, Shelter Island Heights, NY, 11965. www.perlmanmusicprogram.org.

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Photo by Lisa-Marie Mazzucco. Courtesy of Rachel Lee Priday.

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Puppets, Comedy & AI at Guild Hall

Guild Hall presents “The Summit” with a Special Opening Night Performance on Saturday, September 1, 2018, at 8 p.m.   

A comedy about artificial intelligence set in the future, “The Summit" features live performance and puppetry set to an original score. Written and directed by Isla Hanse, Tucker Marder, and Christian Scheider, the performance is inspired by Space-Age aesthetic with hints of the Netflix series "Black Mirror." 

An Opening Night Performance on Saturday, September 1, 2018 includes a premium seat to the 8 p.m. performance, after-party including food and drinks, and a backstage tour by the writers, directors and designers of the show. Performances will be presented at Guild Hall from August 29 to September 9, 2018. 

Tickets to the Opening Night Performance are $250. Tickets are $18 to $75 for regular performances and can be purchased by clicking here or calling the Box Office at 631-324-4050.  Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org

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Courtesy of Guild Hall.

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Westhampton Beach Festival of the Arts

The Westhampton Beach Festival of the Arts presents its 10th edition on Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2, 2018 on The Great Lawn in Westhampton Beach. Hours are Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

For the past decade, the creative talents of artisans from throughout Florida and across America have transformed the Great Lawn into an outdoor gallery of original art. Artwork in mediums such as sculpture, jewelry, painting, photography, glass, ceramics, mixed-media, metalwork, fiber art, woodworking and more can all be found.

Admission is free. The event is held on the Great Lawn on Main Street, across from St. Mark's Episcopal Church. www.paragonartevents.

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“Spirited Away” Screening with April Gornik

The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center presents “Spirited Away” with April Gornik on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 6 p.m.   

As part of their Artists Love Movies series, the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center will be screening “Spirited Away,” chosen by artist April Gornik. Often compared to "The Wizard of Oz" and "Alice in Wonderland," Academy Award winning “Spirited Away” is the story of a 10-year-old girl who is plunged into a haunting fantasyland following the death of her parents. April Gornik will have a conversation following the screening.

Tickets are $10 and free for kids 14 and under.  The screening is located at the Pierson High School Auditorium at 200 Jermain Avenue, Sag Harbor, NY 11963.  www.sagharborcinema.org

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Art, Oysters & Champagne Event 

The New Suffolk Waterfront presents "Art, Oysters & Champagne" on Sunday, September 2, 2018, from 5 to 7 p.m. 

This end of summer art event will be held under a big tent on the lawn of the New Suffolk Waterfront. Enjoy fresh local oysters, hors d'oeuvres, and North Fork champagne and wine. Artwork by local artists will be auctioned off during the event. All proceeds go toward the continuing revitalization of the New Suffolk Waterfront property.

Tickets are $85. The New Suffolk Waterfront is located at 650 First St. New Suffolk, NY 11956. www.newsuffolkwaterfront.org.

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End of Summer Celebration, Fireworks, and Symphony in Greenport

Peconic Landing presents “End of Summer Celebration and Fireworks Show” on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 7 p.m.   

To close the summer, Peconic Landing will be hosting their annual Celebration and Firework show, open to the community.  Beginning at 7 p.m., the 40-member Atlantic Wind Symphony will begin performing popular songs, there will be a salute to veterans and current service members as well as police and volunteer fire officials. Fireworks begin at 8:15 p.m.  Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs.

Admission is free. The Peconic Landing Community Center is located at 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY 11944.  www.peconiclanding.org  

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