Send Off the Hamptons Summer with Labor Day Weekend Fun

Joy Behar
Joy Behar on The View
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Enjoy live events, art exhibitions, outdoor adventure and more in the Hamptons this Labor Day weekend 2021.

LIVE SHOWS

Jackson Pollock Drip Paint Workshop
Friday, September 3, 10 a.m.

Enjoy this colorful opportunity to view the studio home of artists Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner. While you’re there, get your creative juices flowing with a hands-on painting workshop led by Karyn Mannix. The cost is $55 per person and includes a canvas panel and painting supplies.
830 Springs/Fireplace Road, East Hampton. 631-329-2811, [email protected], mannix.studio.

Staged Reading of “Crisis in Queens” by Joy Behar
Friday & Saturday, September 3 & 4, 8 p.m.

Co-host of The View and world-class comedian Joy Behar has branched out into playwriting with a full-length comedy about an unhappy 40-something woman who blames her husband for her disappointments. You can purchase tickets ahead of time for $100 per person.
158 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0608, guildhall.org.

Hampton Classic Grand Prix Sunday
Sunday, September 5

The $10,000 Hampton Classic Hunter Classic is among the featured competitions on Grand Prix Sunday. The $5,000 Mane ‘n Tail Hunter Challenge winner will also be announced. The Grand Prix Ring begins with the $25,000 Agneta & Brownlee Currey Jumping Derby followed by the Amateur and Junior Jumper Championships. Winners of the Hamptons Cottages & Gardens VIP Table Décor contest are announced, and then the premier event gets underway: the $300,000 Hampton Classic Grand Prix presented by Land Rover. The winner of the $30,000 LONGINES Rider Challenge will also be presented. And don’t miss your chance to shop the 2021 Hampton Classic boutiques!
240 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton. 631-537-3177, hamptonclassic.com.

Cristina Fontanelli and Her Fabulous Friends
Sunday, September 5, 5 p.m.

In the great tradition of the last 30 years, Opera & Broadway of the Hamptons will return to the East End with performances by soprano Cristina Fontanelli, tenor Riad Ymeri and baritone Ricardo Rivera at The Basilica Parish of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary.
168 Hill Street, Southampton. 800-316-8559, purplepass.com/OBHSH2021.

The Nancy Atlas Project at The Stephen Talkhouse
Sunday, September 5, 7 p.m.

Fans of great rock ‘n’ roll will enjoy an evening of soulful grooves while soaking in the welcoming atmosphere of The Stephen Talkhouse. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased in advance.
161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117, stephentalkhouse.com.

Tuesday Nights at Sagaponack Supper Club
Tuesday, September 7, 6:30 p.m.

The scrumptious Thai pop-up born during the pandemic has found a new home at The Clubhouse in East Hampton. Enjoy Thai favorites like spring rolls, pad thai noodles and prawns in-person or to-go!
174 Daniels Hole Road, East Hampton. warungroadside.com/sagaponacksupperclub.

OUTDOOR  ACTIVITIES

Birding With Frank to Celebrate World Shorebirds Day
Tuesday, September 7, 4 p.m.

No birdwatching experience is required for this event, but binoculars are! Be sure to register by email in advance since spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735, [email protected], sofo.org.

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VIRTUAL EVENTS

Movement Meditation
Friday, September 3, 10 a.m.

Don’t miss this virtual opportunity to explore centering meditation supported by movement. To join the class, simply click on the Zoom link on the Quogue Library website.
631-653-4225, quoguelibrary.org.

Zumba Gold
Tuesday, September 7, 9 a.m.

Enjoy this unique opportunity to get your groove on to invigorating music from the comfort of your living room. The event is geared toward seniors and will require registration.
631-288-3335, westhamptonlibrary.net.

Celebrate Hispanic Art Virtual Tour and Presentation
Tuesday, September 7, 1 p.m.

Don’t miss this virtual opportunity to celebrate the works of Hispanic artists such as David Alfero Siqueiros, Jose Clemente Orozco and others. Register in advance on the Hampton Bays Library website.
631-728-6241, hamptonbayslibrary.org.

Memoir Writing to Heal Our Communities, Spirits and Land
Thursday, September 9, 6:30 p.m.

You won’t want to skip this opportunity to join the intergenerational writing circle organized by the Peconic Land Trust. Log in to tell your story or to hear the stories of local farmers, environmental activists and students.
631-283-3195, peconiclandtrust.org.

Jozza's "Together Forever" on view in East Hampton this weekend
Jozza’s “Together Forever” on view in East Hampton this weekend

ART EXHIBITIONS

Pop Art Exhibition in East Hampton
Friday–Sunday, September 3–5

Mark Gallery is hosting an exhibition for Brazilian-born artist Jozza titled American Idols at a private home in East Hampton. Artworks by other gallery artists will also be on view, and refreshments will be served. Call or email Mark Gallery to RSVP and for directions.
East Hampton. 201-978-9196, [email protected], mark-gallery.com.

Southampton Fine Art Fair
Friday–Sunday, September 3–5, 4–10 p.m.

Labor Day weekend sees the much-awaited premiere of the Hamptons Fine Art Fair in thriving Southampton Village. View important 20th and 21st-century artwork outdoors as well as in the comfort of two secure and climate-controlled pavilions.
25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 212-580-0835, southamptonartscenter.org.

13th Annual Westhampton Beach Festival of the Arts
Saturday, September 4, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. & Sunday, September 5, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Admission is free for this unique opportunity to view sculpture, photography, glass and ceramics from artisans throughout the country. If you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for, you may be able to have a work of art commissioned just for you!
35 West Main Street, Westhampton Beach. 941-487-8061, paragonartevents.com.

Form and Flow Pop-Up Art Show
Saturday and Sunday, September 4 and 5, 2–5 p.m.

Check out this exciting weekend exhibition featuring oil and acrylic paintings, photography and sculpture. The creations were chosen for their dependability and strength. And 10% of all proceeds will be donated to ocean conservation.
1053 Majors Path, Southampton. [email protected], hamptonhouseevents.com.

Gahan Wilson Exhibit
On view through September 5

Don’t miss the last weekend to view the cartoons and illustrations of the “Master of the Macabre.” Wilson was known as one of the most popular cartoonists in history, and he was a resident of Sag Harbor for 25 years.
200 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0770, sagharborwhalingmuseum.org.

Thirty Squared “Summer Finale 2021” Art Show at the Water Mill Museum
Thursday, September 9, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Don’t miss the first showing of this fun and spirited collection of artwork. You can meet the artist at their opening reception on Saturday, September 11 from 4–7 p.m.
41 Old Mill Road, Water Mill. 631-726-4625, watermillmuseum.org.

September 11, 2001: The Day that Changed the World
Thursday, September 9, 6 p.m.

Don’t miss the premiere of this on-site exhibition and time for reflection. The program will feature posters and video interviews. It will be on view through October 3.
201 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049, johnjermain.org.

Stray the Course at The White Room Gallery
On view through September 19

Lovers of horses and art will gallop over to The White Room Gallery to view horse portraits from renowned artists. The museum is open from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily.
2415 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-237-1481, thewhiteroom.gallery.

Maren Hassiger at Dan Flavin Art Institute Bridgehampton
On view through May 2022

The work of Maren Hassiger spans five decades and focuses on ecology, identity and humanity. The exhibit features hanging fabric panels and a new bush sculpture. Hassiger lived in East Hampton and taught at Stony Brook University Southampton during the 1990s.
23 Corwith Avenue, Bridgehampton. 212-989-5566, diaart.org.

Find more exciting Hamptons, North Fork and family events happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at DansPapers.com/Events.

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