The official start of summer means taking live music outside, there will be plenty of it this week on the East End—starting at the Parrish Art Museum’s “Music on the Terrace.” Bay Street Theater offers its second Main Stage production by featuring a new drama and a controversial topic. Get your European art fix with royal collectors at Guild Hall and stop by Xavier Salon to try a kimono on for size. Read on for our picks of the best things to do this weekend in The Hamptons. All take place through June 30, 2019.

World Premier at Bay Street 

Bay Street Theater opens "Safe Space" as its next Main Stage production. Performances open on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 and continue through July 21, 2019. 

"Safe Space," written by Alan Fox and directed by three-time Tony Award Winner Jack O’Brien, is a new drama that explores political correctness and the reaction it can trigger on campuses in America. Stars Mercedes Ruehl, Rodney Richardson and Sasha Diamond. Most evening performances begin at  7 or 8 p.m. with matinees on Wednesdays and Sundays offered at 2 p.m.

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

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Kimono Truck Show at Salon Xavier

A Kimono trunk show is being held at Salon Xavier in Sag Harbor on Friday, June 28, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Included are handmade silk kimono and haori plus Victorian jewelry. Presented by JZ Holden.

Admission is free. Salon Xavier is located at 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963.

Jazz Music Featuring Grammy-Nominated Musician

Parrish Art Museum kicks off its outdoor music series "Jazz on the Terrace" with Brazilian jazz bassist and composer Nilson Matta and his trio on Friday, June 28, 2019, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The New York-based artist, who has been instrumental in the evolution and popularity of Brazilian jazz in the United States, is known for his work with Trio Da Paz, Don Pullen African Brazilian Connection, and Nilson Matta’s Brazilian Voyage.

Guests are invited to bring their own chairs, blankets and picnics to enjoy live music from the terrace and the Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley Foundation Event Lawn. Table seating on the terrace is reserved for Golden Pear Cafe patrons.

Tickets are $12 or free for members, children and students. Click here to reserve.

The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976.

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The Nilson Matta Trio at the Parrish in 2016. Photo by Hazel Hutchins. Courtesy Parrish Art Museum.

The Nilson Matta Trio at the Parrish in 2016. Photo by Hazel Hutchins. Courtesy Parrish Art Museum.

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Collectors Speak: Sotheby’s Presents Treasures from Chatsworth

Sotheby's teams up with Guild Hall to present a conversation on Chatsworth House Collection on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at 4 p.m. 

Coinciding with the arrival of the Chatsworth House Collection of fine art, furniture, jewelry to New York this summer, Sotheby’s hosts an intimate conversation at Guild Hall. The Duke of Devonshire and­­ award-winning creative director and designer David Korins will discuss the collection.

Stoker Devonshire and his wife, Amanda, have been collectors for the last 40 years. The Duke is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Academy and a main board member of Sotheby's. Chatsworth has one of Europe's most significant art collections and encompasses Old Masters, contemporary ceramics, artefacts from Ancient Egypt, modern sculpture, computer portraits and more, according to Guild Hall.

Tickets are $15 and $13 for Guild Hall members. Click here to purchase. Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937.

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The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire standing beside Canaletto’s “Venice: A View of the Doge’s Palace and the Riva Degli Schiavoni from the Piazetta” (shown left) and “Venice: A View of Santa Maria Della Salute and the Entrance to the Grand Canal from the Piazetta.” Courtesy of Sothebys and Guild Hall.

The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire standing beside Canaletto’s “Venice: A View of the Doge’s Palace and the Riva Degli Schiavoni from the Piazetta” (shown left) and “Venice: A View of Santa Maria Della Salute and the Entrance to the Grand Canal from the Piazetta.” Courtesy of Sothebys and Guild Hall.

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