Fall Festivals continue this weekend on the East End of Long Island making the weekend more vibrant. Also making our list of things to do in The Hamptons and North Fork are a special presentation of history forensics in a pub-like atmosphere, artist discussions, film screenings and performance. Read on for our top event picks on the East End through September 23, 2018.

Historic Art Forensics & Craft Brews at the Parrish

The Parrish Art Museum presents “Illumination: Revealing the Secret Chemistry of Oil Paintings” on Friday,September 21, 2018 at 7 p.m.

Scientists from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brookhaven National Lab and Stony Brook University have joined with the Parrish Art Museum’s Terry Sultan to reveal scientific mysteries that lie within historic artworks, specifically a 15th century oil painting by Jan Van Eyck. The program will take place in a pub-like atmosphere in the museum’s Lichtenstein Theater. Special menu items including international and domestic brews will be available for purchase.

Tickets are $19, $12 for seniors, free for members and students. The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org

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"The Crucifixion; The Last Judgment" by Jan van Eyck and Workshop Assistant, 1440–41. Oil on canvas, transferred from wood. Courtesy of The Parrish Art Museum.

"The Crucifixion; The Last Judgment" by Jan van Eyck and Workshop Assistant, 1440–41. Oil on canvas, transferred from wood. Courtesy of The Parrish Art Museum.

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“Women Artists: Reshaping the Conversation”at Longhouse

Longhouse Reserve presents “Women Artists: Reshaping the Conversation” on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The final installment of the three-part discussion series features artist Alice Hope, designer and freelance curator Barbara Toll and artist Kennedy Yanko. Panelists will discuss the larger role people play in the art world. The series is hosted by artist Toni Ross.

Admission is free with RSVP to women.artists.rsvp@gmail.com. Longhouse Reserve is located at 133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.longhouse.org

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Don Giovanni Opera at Bay Street Theater

The Bay Street Theater presents “Don Giovanni in New York” on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 8 p.m.

Based on historical events, the theater performance re-enacts the events leading up to New York’s first Italian opera. The opera tells the story of Mozart's librettist Lorenzo da Ponte, one of NY's first Italian immigrants, Manuel Garcia, a Spanish bel canto expert, and his daughter, opera diva Maria Malibran. Blending an original script based on Da Ponte's memoirs and Malibran and Garcia's letters with the music of Don Giovanni, the story of the meeting and contributions of three musical icons is told.

Tickets are $25-$50. Bay Street Theater is located at 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.baystreet.org

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Don Giovanni Opera at Bay Street Theater. Courtesy of Bay Street Theater.

Don Giovanni Opera at Bay Street Theater. Courtesy of Bay Street Theater.

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Elizabeth Strong-Cuevas at Amagansett Library

The Amagansett Library presents “Exploration/Meditation: Artist Strong-Cuevas” on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 6 p.m.

Artist Elizabeth Strong-Cuevas is known for her monumental sculptures created in her Amagansett studio. The artist will converse with Christina Strassfield, Guild Hall Museum Director and Chief Curator, and will discuss her life, art and legacy. The event is part of the “Art/History/Amagansett” program at the Amagansett Library, now in its fourth year.

Admission is free, reservations required. The Amagansett Library is located at 215 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.amaglibrary.org

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Artist Elizabeth Strong-Cuevas in her studio. Courtesy Amagansett Library.

Artist Elizabeth Strong-Cuevas in her studio. Courtesy Amagansett Library.

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East End Maritime Festival in Greenport Village

The East End Seaport & Marine Foundation presents the “29th  Annual East End Maritime Festival” on Saturday and Sunday, September 23 – 24, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and kicks off with Land & Sea Gala on Friday, September 21, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

The Village of Greenport is transformed into a seafaring wonderland for the East End Maritime Festival. The festival features vendors, food, music, and activities for the whole family. Proceeds benefit the East End Seaport & Marine Foundation.

Getting things started, the Land & Sea Gala takes place on Friday, September 21, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Greenport Yacht & Shipbuilding Co. at 201 Carpenter Street. Enjoy local food & drinks, dancing and alive auction. Tickets start at $50.

Admission to the street festival is free. Find it along Front Street, Greenport Village, NY 11944. www.eastendseaport.org.

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Film on Shelter Island Outsider Artist Screens at Bridgehampton Library

Bridgehampton Library screens the documentary “Shelter Island: Art+Friendship+Discovery” on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 7 p.m.

As part of the Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival, “Shelter Island: Art+Friendship+Discovery” reveals the unique and heartwarming story of Shelter Island outsider artist Harold Olson, Jimmy Olinkiewicz and their gas station art gallery. Filmmaker Michael Conzoniero's work has screened at over 50 film festivals. “Shelter Island: Art+Friendship+Discovery” appeared at Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival in 2012. Click here to read a story for Hamptons Art Hub on the film and Harold Olson.

Admission is free, reservations requested at 631-537-0015. The Bridgehampton Library is located at 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.hamptonlibrary.org

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