11 Things To Do This Weekend in The Hamptons

Whether you want to listen to Latin classical music, hike Whiskey Hill, take a Zumba class or listen to stand up comedy with a bunch of firemen, this weekend in the Hamptons has a lot to offer. Check out the 11 choice activities below, or visit our Calendar to plan your own adventure!

Friday, April 5

Friday Night Flights at North Fork Tasting Room
4 –7 p.m.
3225 Sound Avenue, Riverhead

Enjoy a gourmet Happy Hour with appetizer specials from the bistro menu, $5 pints and featured wines, all while you listen to great live music. This is a great little Friday night spot!

An Evening of Latin Flair at Southampton Cultural Center
7 p.m.
25 Pond Lane, Southampton

An exciting evening of Spanish and Latin influenced classical music will be presented Friday at the Southampton Cultural Center. Works by Piazzolla, Milhaud and Rodrigo will be performed with professional polish and romantic passion by Stony Brook University doctoral candidates in performance. Jay Sorce plays guitar, Andrea Lodge on piano, Elizabeth York on violin, Josh Schwalbach on bass and Scott Litroff on saxophone. $20/$10 students. Call 631-287-4377. For series details contact Marc Levine at 646-279-2799 or [email protected].

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Dog Obedience Classes at ARF
9–11 a.m.
90 Daniels Hole Road, Wainscott

Dogs and their handlers will learn basic obedience using positive reinforcement techniques. Curriculum includes leash handling, let’s go, turning techniques, stay/stand, sit/stay, down/stay, come and leash pulling prevention exercises. Classes are held at the ARF Adoption Center Saturdays or Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. (Basic) and 10 a.m. (Intermediate) with instructor, Matthew Posnick. Five classes for $125. For more information, to register and for more class dates visit arfhamptons.org.

Zumba in the Hamptons with Oscar Gonzalez
9–10 a.m.
70 Old Riverhead Road, Westhampton Beach

Get your Zumba on, get in shape and boogy down at the Dance Centre of the Hamptons. Call 516-521-7256.

Whiskey Hill Hike
10–11 a.m.
Mill Path off Lopers Path East, Bridgehampton

Enjoy hiking? Then set off on this moderately paced 1.5-mile hike with ocean views from top of the moraine, just in time for spring. Call guide Jean Dodds at 631-599-239 for more information.

Basket Making with Polly Stark at Rogers Mansion
10 a.m.–1 p.m.
17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton

This class takes place over two sessions on Saturday, April 6 and Saturday, April 13. Improve and challenge your basketry skills while making a Smoky Oblong Twill Basket. Class size is limited to eight, so reserve early! Call the museum at 631-283-2494.

Nutrition Class at Ross School
11 a.m.–12 p.m.
18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton

Take a new approach to health and wellness. We are what we think and believe. Healthy snacks will be served at each class and the program begins this weekend. Learn how to eat right. You don’t want to miss it!

Kids Event
Meet Wild and Wonderful Reptiles & Amphibians with SOFO Museum
3:30–4:30 p.m.
Amagansett Free Library, 215 Main Street, Amagansett

Great for kids! Many turtles, snakes, salamanders and toads live right in our own backyards. Crystal Possehl from the South Fork Natural History Museum introduces some native animals that may live just steps from your door. Meet the animals up-close, see some examples of what they eat and learn why they are not just interesting, but also important members of the local natural community.

The Heather Nikole Fitzgerald Scholarship Fundraiser at 230 Elm
6–10 p.m.
230 Elm Street, Southampton

There will be music, appetizers, a Chinese auction and a cash bar. $40 in advance $50 at the door. Call Karen MacWhinnie at 631-283-9160 to be placed on the $40 guest list or if you would like to like to donate any items to the Chinese auction. All proceeds help fund a scholarship in Heather’s honor, which will be given to a graduating senior from Hampton Bays High School who wishes to pursue special education.

Comedy Night at East Quogue Fire Department
6:30–10:30 p.m.
465 Montauk Highway, East Quogue

This is the place to be if you like firemen, pasta and comedy! Pasta dinner served at 6:30 p.m., show begins at 8 p.m. Comedy Night has been a great success over the past two years and the laughs are endless. Professional comedians from the best comedy clubs entertain. Come join this fun-filled night of laughter.

Sunday, April 7

Hamptons Restaurant Week Begins!
April 7 – April 14
Throughout the Hamptons and North Fork

Hamptons Restaurant Week signups have already begun for the 11th annual campaign, which kicks off this week! From Sunday, April 7 through Sunday, April 14, participating restaurants offer three-course prix-fixe menus for $19.95 and/or $27.95 every night they’re open, except Saturday when deals may only be offered until 7 p.m.

Click here for more info, including a list of participating restaurants!


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