To kick off the fall season, the East End offers artist talks, film screenings, picnics and oysters as top picks for things to do this weekend. Also on the list? Harborfest takes over Sag Harbor Village and the North Fork TV Festival holds its third edition this week. Read on for our top picks of events offered in The Hamptons and North Fork through September 9, 2018.


Friday to Sunday, September 7, 8 & 9, 2018

Once described as the largest block party extending out over the water, this year Harborfest will be a village-wide event celebrating the maritime history of Sag Harbor. Expect to find live music, boating events, Flyboard demonstrations, an Arts & Crafts Fair and Sidewalk Sale along Main Street. Harborfest kicks off on Friday, September 7, 2018 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Breakwater Yacht Club and continues at Bay Street at 8 p.m.

Harborfest will be held all weekend in spots across Sag Harbor Village, NY 11930.

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Peter Spacek in Conversation with Casey Dalene at The Art Barge

The Victor D’Amico Institute of Art (The Art Barge) presents “Artists Speak: Peter Spacek in Conversation with Casey Dalene” on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 6 p.m.

Peter Spacek is an illustrator and cartoonist whose work has been featured in Surfer’s Journal, several solo and group shows, children’s books, animations, advertising and The East Hampton Star as the editorial cartoonist. He will discuss his career with Casey Dalene, Guild Hal’s Curatorial Assistant, Registrar, and Lewis B. Cullman Associate for Museum Education.

Tickets are $20, $18 for Friends. The Art Barge is located at 110 Napeague Meadow Road, Amagansett, NY 11930.

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"Under Squid" by Peter Spacek

"Under Squid" by Peter Spacek. Illustration. Courtesy of the artist and The Victor D'Amico Institute of Art.


Grammy-Nominated Jazz Pianist Hector Martignon with the Foreign Affair Quartet at the Parrish

The Parrish Art Museum presents Jazz Pianist Hector Martignon with The Foreign Affair Quartet on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 6 p.m.

Grammy Award nominee Hector Martingnon returns to the terrace of the Parrish for another world-class concert with The Foreign Affair. Martingnon has composed, produced, performed and recorded for a wide range of genres, as well as, worked on scores for numerous Broadway musicals and feature films. Special drinks and menu items will be available for purchase and guests are encouraged to also bring their own chairs and blankets.

Tickets are $12, Free for Members, Children and Students. The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Milly, NY 11976.

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Hector Martignon and band members

Hector Martignon and band members. Photo: Melanie Futurian. Courtesy of the Parrish Art Museum.


Long Island Architecture Film Screen with Q&A

The Amagansett Library presents “Modern Tide: Midcentury Architecture on Long Island” on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 6 p.m. The screening includes a Q&A with architect Bill Chaleff.

“Modern Tide,” a documentary by Jake Gorst, explores the work of the East End’s best postwar architects and designers including Albert Fey, Frank Lloyd Wright, Marcel Bruer, Andrew Geller, Phillip Johnson and Charles Gwathmey, among others.

Bill Chaleff is a partner at Chaleff & Rogers Architects in Water Mill, NY. The firm has designed sustainable architecture in The Hamptons since 1985. The film is co-presented with the Hamptons International Film Festival.

Admission is free. Reservations are required at (631) 267 - 3810.  The Amagansett Library is located at 215 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930.

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"Modern Tide" by Jake Gorst

"Modern Tide: Midcentury Architecture on Long Island" documentary by Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker Jake Gorst. Courtesy of Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival.


North Fork TV Festival

Thursday to Saturday, September 6 to 8, 2018

The North Fork TV Festival returns to Greenport Village for its third year to provide screenings and events that focus on television programming. Screenings, panels and discussions are all part of the fun. Click here for a schedule and details.

North Fork TV Festival Closing Party & Oyster Season Kick Off in Greenport

North Fork TV Festival presents “Worlds Within Worlds: Oyster Season Kick Off,” a closing night party to support Community Action Southold Town (CAST) on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 8:30 p.m. at The American Legion.

The event closes the North Fork TV festival and ushers in Oyster Season. Features music by Bandits on the Run, local oysters, food specialties, beer and wine.

Tickets are $25. The American Legion is located at 121 Third Street, Greenport, NY 11944.

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September Greenport Gallery Walk

The Greenport Gallery Walk will be held on Friday, September 7, 2018, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Nine galleries located in the historic maritime village along Greenport Harbor in Peconic Bay and participate in the monthly Gallery Walk. In addition to galleries, many village shops will stay open late. If you're looking for art, it can be found at Hector deCordova Studio & Gallery, The Sirens’ Song Gallery, Nova Constellatio Gallery, Gallery M, The South Street Gallery, Greenport Harbor Brewing Company Gallery, Olive Studio, North Fork Art Collective, and VSOP Art + Design Projects.

Free and open to the public. The Greenport Gallery Walk is held the first Friday of the month, from June through December.

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For a preview, click “The Greenport Gallery Walk Returns on First Fridays This Summer Through December 2018

Gallery Talk with Phyllis Tuchman at Guild Hall

Guild Hall presents a gallery talk with guest curator Phyllis Tuchman on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 2 p.m.

Exhibition curator Phyllis Tuchman will discuss “Ellsworth Kelly in the Hamptons” at Guild Hall. The exhibition features art Ellsworth Kelly executed in the Hamptons during the sixties.

Admission is free and reservations required. Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937.

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"Study for Blue Green Yellow Orange Red" by Ellsworth Kelly

"Study for Blue Green Yellow Orange Red" cropped with frame by Ellsworth Kelly 1968. Collage on paper. 33-7/8 x 64 inches. Courtesy of Guild Hall.


Second Annual Picnic Concert at the Arts Center at Duck Creek

The Arts Center at Duck Creek presents its Second Annual Picnic Concert on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Picnic Concert includes the 21stCentury Jazz Quartet International, presented by The Jam Session Inc. The performance features Santi Debriano, Ada Rovatti, Gary Fisher and Claes Brondal playing Afro/Latin, Jazz and original compositions. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket, chair, picnic and friends.

Admission is free with donations encouraged.  The Lawn at Duck Creek Farm is located at 127 Squaw Road, East Hampton, NY 11937.

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