The third annual Southampton SeptemberFest, celebrating all things fall in Southampton Village, is this weekend, September 27 to 29.
Friday, September 27
6:30 p.m. – Kick-Off Party
Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks perform. Enjoy local wine and craft beer along with delicacies provided by local gourmet food trucks. Your attendance helps fund SeptemberFest and charities supported by Southampton Rotary Club. Tickets available at the Southampton Chamber of Commerce and on the Southampton Cultural Center website under the “Buy Tickets” tab. The event lasts until 10 p.m. $30 in advance or $40 at the door.
Saturday, September 28
10 a.m. – Juried Art Show
Southampton Cultural Center
Paintings, prints, mixed-media, photography and sculpture. Open until 6pm.
11 a.m. – Harvest Day Fair
Rogers Mansion grounds
The Southampton Historic Museum plays host to historical activities including 19th-century Civil War re-enactors, period demonstrations and artisans along with sacred drumming by the Shinnecock Nation. Runs to 5 p.m.
11 a.m. – Wells Fargo Stagecoach Rides
Take a ride back in time on board the world famous Wells Fargo stagecoach—for free. Rides end at 2 p.m..
11 a.m. – Street Music – Vanessa Trouble
11 a.m. – Street Music – Jim Turner
Acclaimed guitar and harmonica player will perform until 4 p.m.
11 a.m. – Street Music – Mick Hargreaves
Don’t miss a foot stomping, heart pumping mix of Mick’s American pop/rock. Performances end at 5 p.m
11 a.m. – Friends of the Library Book Sale
Buy a book to support the Rogers Memorial Library. Through 4 p.m.
11 a.m. – Street Music – Nick Kerzner
11 a.m. – Farmers’ Market
Southampton Center grounds
Vendors offer local products including vegetables, fruits, eggs, fish, shellfish, beef, pork, poultry, fudge, olive oils, marinades, jams, spice rubs, sauces, etc. Also includes homemade wares from local artisans. Open until 4 p.m.
11 a.m. – Children’s Crafts
Face painting, airbrush tattoos, and pumpkin painting. Ends at 4pm
11 a.m. – Antique Farm Machinery Exhibition
Windmill Lane Triangle
Tractors, engines and trucks by the Long Island Antique Power Association. On display and running to 5 p.m.
11:30 a.m. – Jester Jim
Comedy, juggling and magic is the name of the game for this entertainer. Performances at 11:30 AM, 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM.
Noon – Keith Leaf
Stilt walking, juggling, balloon twisting, magic and special shows. Performances from noon to 5 p.m.
Noon – Street Music – Leah Laurenti
“American Idol” contestant.
Noon – Chas Addams: Family & Friends Exhibition
The opening cocktail reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m.
Noon – Taste of Southampton
Local food, wine and craft beer from Hamptons top caterers, restaurants, vineyards and brewers. Serving 12pm until end of day.
Noon – Chowder Contest
Which chowder is “Best Of The Hamptons?” Decide for yourself. Test over a dozen of the best chowders from some of the finest restaurants and cafes in Southampton. Ends at 2 p.m. Come early. The chowder goes fast.
Noon – Maniac Pumpkin Carvers
Committed to advancing the art of pumpkin carving by taking the classic pastime to a whole new level. Demonstration ends at 5 p.m.
12:30 p.m. – Concert in the Park: Brady Rymer & The Little Band That Could
Best Children’s Album nominee performs
1 p.m. – Hay Rides
Chamber of Commerce, Main Street
Rides will run to 3 p.m. from the chamber office
1:30 p.m. – Street Music: Sarah Hartman
Uplifting performance by rising indie folk talent Sarah Hartman. Concert ends 3:30PM
1:45 p.m. – Concert in the Park: Project Vibe
3:30 p.m. – Concert in the Park: New Life Crisis
Their unique “no setlist” policy has become legendary — with lead singer Paul Mahos directing the band like a club DJ — feeling out the audience and tailoring an experience exclusively for the vibe of the room.
7 p.m. Center Stage Showstopper Showcase
Southampton Cultural Center
An hour long musical showcase of some of Broadway’s most memorable tunes including selections from City of Angels, A Chorus Line, Company, Cabaret, Into The Woods and more.
Sunday, September 29
11 a.m. – Southampton Artists’ Association Art Show
Browse art and enjoy the music of Charles Certain. Until 6 p.m., rain or shine.