This Weekend In The Hamptons: David Sedaris, Scary Nights and More

David Sedaris
David Sedaris

This weekend in the Hamptons and on the North Fork is filled with fun, from fabulous writer David Sedaris taking the stage in Westhampton Beach to a starry celebration in Southold to a spooktacular haunted museum walk in Sag Harbor. Check out these six sensational ways to enjoy a beautiful weekend on the East End.

For more great events this weekend and every day, check out our Calendar.

34th Annual Astronomy Jamboree at Custer Observatory

Friday, October 19 – Sunday, October 21
Custer Observatory, Southold

Presentations, Laser Shows, Exhibits, Planetarium Sessions, Solar Observing, Vendors, Children’s Crafts, Stargazing, Raffle, and More! View the night sky with a 25″ Obsession telescope. For more program and registration information visit


Haunted Wailing Museum at the Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum

Friday–Sunday, October 19–21 
Sag Harbor Whaling Museum, 200 Main St., Sag Harbor

Scare up a great time with a walk through the 1845 Mansion, filled with ghosts and ghouls! A frightfully fun fundraiser to raise money for the Museum. $10 per person.

(One October 28, from noon to 3 pm, there are also Children’s Tours through the Haunted Mansion—not as scary, for little ones.
$5 per person)

Get more info at or call 631 725-0770.


David Sedaris at WHBPAC

Saturday, October 19, 8 p.m.
WHBPAC, 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach

Best-selling author and humorist David Sedaris will take the stage on Friday, October 19 at 8pm. Tickets to David Sedaris are $100, $90, $80.Purchase Tickets online at, call the Box Office at 631-288-1500 or visit the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center in person.


Nelson DeMille at BookHampton Southampton Celebrating & Signing His Novel The Panther

Saturday, October 20, 2 p.m.  
BookHampton, Southampton, 93 Main Street Southampton

Nelson DeMille will hold a book signing to celebrate his new novel, The Panther, on October 20 at 2pm at the BookHampton Bookstore. Free and Open to the Public. For more info call 631-283-0270 or visit


Yale’s Renowned Improv Group at Bay Street Theatre

Saturday, October 20, 8 p.m.
Bay Street Theatre, Corner of Bay and Main Streets, Sag Harbor

Join the fun for the entire family when Yale’s renowned improv group The Viola Question comes to Bay Street Theatre on Saturday, October 20 at 8 pm. Tickets are $10 per person at the door or online at


Run for Ross 5K

Sunday, October 21, 10 a.m.
Main Beach, 101 Ocean Avenue, East Hampton 

Ross School is thrilled to present its first annual Run for Ross 5K run/walk on Sunday, October 21 at 10am. Race day registration will be from 8:30am–9:45am. The flat course will begin and end at East Hampton’s popular Main Beach and run along a prime oceanfront and hedge-lined estate section of East Hampton. The race will be professionally timed; all registered runners will receive state-of-the-art disposable chips attached to participants’ bibs to record timing results. To register for the run, or learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please call 631-907-5214 or visit

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