Hamptons Event Highlights: Taste @ Port Jefferson and More

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Have a look at just some of the fun events happening in the Hamptons and on the North Fork this week. For more, visit Events.DansPapers.com.

10th Annual Taste @ Port Jefferson
When: October 21, 6–10 p.m.
Where: Harborfront Park, 101A East Broadway, Port Jefferson
What: As the sun goes down, the lights come up on this can’t-miss gathering of local chefs and restaurants, plus nonstop pours of wines, beers and top-shelf spirits, live entertainment and more. VIP Early Access begins at 6 p.m. and tickets are $99. General Admission is $65, 7 to 10 p.m. All tickets include all food and drink. Every ticket holder receives free event parking and complimentary shuttle service. See story on page 29.
Contact: TasteAtPortJeff.com

Ha Ha Halloween!
When: October 20, 8 p.m.
Where: Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead
What: Long Island Comedy presents a hilarious night of laughter featuring a “scary” good lineup of comedians from around the country.
Contact: 631-727-4343, suffolktheater.com

First Annual East Hampton Village Fall Festival
When: October 21, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Where: Herrick Park, 67 Newtown Lane, East Hampton
What: For the first time in 300 years, the village of East Hampton will host a fall festival. Enjoy live music, find special wares at over 60 booths set up in the downtown park, experience a community mural project, kids’ activities and more.
Contact: 631-324-0262, easthamptonchamber.com

Celebrating John Ashbery
When: October 21, 5 p.m.
Where: Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street, Sag Harbor
What: East End poets will read from the works of John Ashbery. Poets include Grace Schulman, Star Black, Marc Cohen, Susan Baran and Bart Malio.
Contact: 631-725-4926, caniosbooks.com

Mourning the Victorian Way: A Funeral Reenactment and Graveyard Tour
When: October 21, 3 p.m.
Where: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton
What: Witness an 1880s funeral service and follow the coffin to North End Cemetery for a tour of the burying grounds.
Contact: 631-283-2494, southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org

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