Things to Do in the Hamptons This Weekend

Tuskegee Airmen

Need some ideas to have fun this weekend in the Hamptons? We’ve got you covered. Check out a local vineyard event, meet a war hero, seek out rare wildlife, support the Irish and take in some gorgeous fine art at a North Fork brewery.

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Friday, March 8

Candlelight Fridays at Wolffer Estate Vineyard
5-8 p.m.
139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack.

Come in from chill and enjoy some hot jazz! Candlelight Friday is from 5– 8 p.m. throughout the fall and winter season. No cover charge to listen to some of New York’s finest musicians. Wines by the glass, mulled wine and cheese/charcuterie plates for purchase.

Saturday, March 9

Meet Tuskegee Airman Mr Lee Hayes at Amagansett Library
3:30-4:30 p.m.
215 Main Street, Amagansett.

Adults, teens and children Gr3-up will be inspired by Mr. Hayes’ experiences as a Tuskegee Airman. The Tuskegee Airmen broke barriers to serve their country and gave added weight to the Civil Rights Movement. Kathy Curran and Noel Gish of the Suffolk County Historical Society will conduct a conversational interview. Please register at 631-267-3810. They have also loaned us their photo exhibit of the Tuskegee Airmen, which is on display throughout the month of February.

Greenport Harbor Brewing logo

Opening Reception for MOBY at Greenport Harbor Brewing Company
7-9 p.m.
234 Carpenter Street,  Greenport

Art and beer? Sounds good to me! Greenport Harbor Brewing Company will be hosting an open reception for their current art exhibit entitled, MOBY on Saturday. 631-513-9023

Blue-Spotted Salamander
Photo, Todd Pierson

SoFo – Blue-spotted Salamander Search
7:30 p.m.
TBA, Montauk

Montauk’s vernal ponds are one of the few places in the world where the Blue-spotted Salamander, in its purebred form, can be found. Join SoFo on our nighttime foray as we search for this unique native species. Please bring a flashlight and wear boots, as late winter rains will make the ground soggy. This walk will take place only after heavy rains. Please call 631-537-9735 for reservations. Directions and meeting places for this exciting hike announced after registration.

Saturday, March 10

Inn at East Wind

Cocktail Party Fundraiser at Inn at East Wind for 63rd Annual St. Patricks Parade
04:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Inn at East Wind, 5720 New York 25A, Wading River

Enjoy the most anticipated annual community event of the year by dancing to popular and Irish music provided by Jerry Finlay’s Cara Band. The Suffolk County Police Officers Emerald Society Pipe Band will make their regal entrance and perform as a prelude to this year’s parade. The evening would not be complete without a performance of traditional Irish Step Dancing by students of the Mulvihill Lynch School of Irish Dance.

There will be raffle prizes, a Chinese Auction and official Friends of St. Patrick attire available for purchse. A traditional Irish Dinner of corned beef and cabbage will be served and a cash bar will be available.

Tickets are $40 per person, and are available individually, as well as for tables of 10 or 12 people, through Friends of St. Patrick at:

Gracie’s Hearty Foods & Spirits in Rocky Point: 631-821-2079
Hartlin Inn in Sound Beach: 631-744-9234
McCarrick’s Dairy in Rocky Point: 631-744-2502
New Country Cabinet Co. in Rocky Point: 631-209-0853

All proceeds go to sponsoring the 63rd Annual Miller Place Rocky Point St. Patricks Day Parade, which takes place on Sunday March 17 at 1 p.m.

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