This weekend in the Hamptons, catch a comedy show, celebrate Mardi Gras, see a play, go to a parade, and much more.
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Friday, March 14
NICK DIPAOLO STAND UP COMEDY
Comic Nick DiPaolo, famous for his biting routine and the Comedy Central celebrity roasts, is performing on the Suffolk Theater stage. Read Dan’s Papers’ interview with DiPaolo here Tickets are $35. The restaurant and bar open at 6:30 p.m. Showtime is 8 p.m. Suffolk Theater, 18 E Main Street, Riverhead.
UPTOWN ELM: HIGH SCHOOL CLUB NIGHT AT 230 ELM
For the younger set, the Southampton Youth Bureau is holding a club night for high schoolers at 230 Elm with DJ Akoostic. Admission is $10 and pizza and refreshments will be sold. The event runs from 8 to 11 p.m. 230 Elm Street, Southampton. 631-702-2432, southamptontownny.gov/youthbureau
Saturday, March 15
WESTHAMPTON BEACH 47TH ANNUAL ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE
The parade steps off from Westhampton Beach Elementary School on Mill Road at noon and ends on Main Street near Sunset Avenue.
AM O’GANSETT PARADE
The parade begins at 12:01 p.m., stepping off in front of Mary’s Marvelous in Amagansett, to the computer store and back again. The whole parade takes about five minutes.
DAN’S PAPERS LITERARY PRIZE FOR NONFICTION READING
Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. the Literary Salon reconvenes at the Southampton Inn for another reading event with Dan’s Papers founder Dan Rattiner and local writers. Among this Saturday’s readers are Sag Harbor’s Nancy Remkus, who wrote “Growing Up on the East End: A Daughter’s Memoir,” and Andrew Lenoir, the writer of “Washed Up on the Rocks.” Their stories were among Dan’s Papers‘ favorites in the 2013 Literary Prize for Nonfiction contest. All Literary Salons are free and refreshments are complimentary. Southampton Inn, 91 Hill St, Southampton.
MARDI GRAS PARTY
Wolffer Estate Vineyard hosts its annual Mardi Gras Party. The HooDoo Loungers will perform. Price is $75 per person and includes an open wine bar, cupcakes, artisanal cheeses and charcuterie, and prizes or best mask, plus a king or queen for whoever finds the charm in the cupcakes. The party is from 8 to 11 p.m. Register online or call 631-537-5106. Wolffer Estate Vineyard, 139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack
Sunday, March 16
Sag Harbor’s Temple Adas Israel will celebrate the Jewish festival of Purim with a family fun day. A storyteller will will read the Megillah and other activities include a Tumble Bus, Henna tattoos and a Purim Spiel. Food and drink will be served. The fun begins at 11 a.m. The suggested donation is $10 per family. Temple Adas Israel, 30 Atlantic Ave, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0904, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hampton Theatre Company performs Larry Shue’s The Foreigner. The comedy is about a shy and awkward English traveler in rural Georgia who becomes an unlikely hero. Showtimes are Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Admission is $25. Purchase tickets at www.hamptontheatre.org or call 866-811-4111. The box office will be open a half hour before curtain. Quogue Community Hall, 125 Jessup Avenue, Quogue.