Hamptons Event Highlights This Week: October 2–9, 2021

Prepare to be dazzled by the magic of Justin Willman in the Hamptons
Prepare to be dazzled by the magic of Justin Willman Courtesy WHBPAC
Courtesy WHBPAC

There’s lots to do in the Hamptons this week, including live shows, outdoor activities, art exhibitions and more, from October 2–9, 2021.


Social Fabric: In the Public Square
Saturday, October 2, 7 p.m.

This unique choreographic event explores the ways in which we embody personal and communal movement. Reservations aren’t required for this event. You can simply drop in and watch during the hour, but donations are encouraged.
158 East Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0806, guildhall.org

La Voix Humaine by Divaria Productions
Saturday, October 2, 8 p.m.

Enjoy the Bay Street Theater performance of this one-act tragedy that involves two people interpreting the same character. Tickets are $25, $30, or $50 each, depending upon your seat in the theater, and can be purchased ahead of time online.
1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500, baystreet.org

Conga Cartel at The Stephen Talkhouse
Saturday, October 2, 10 p.m.

Fans of Latin music won’t want to miss this high-energy, rhythmic fusion band. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased in advance online.
161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117, stephentalkhouse.com

Rowdy Hall Celebrates Oktoberfest with German Specials
Saturday and Sunday, October 2 and 3

It wouldn’t be fall without Oktoberfest in the Hamptons! This season, enjoy classics like knockwurst, bratwurst potato leek soup with pretzel croutons. Rowdy Hall is open for lunch and dinner with indoor and outdoor seating as well as takeout options.
10 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-8555, rowdyhall.com

Justin Willman at WHBPAC
Sunday, October 3, 7 p.m.

Justin Willman is a comic who has made regular appearances on The Tonight Show, Ellen and Conan. He’s also the star and creator of the new hit Netflix original series Magic for Humans. You can purchase tickets to the the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center show online ahead of time.
76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-1588, whbpac.org

Beginner Country Line Dance
Monday, October 4, 7:30 p.m.

Learn the grapevine for a good cause in the climate-controlled barn at Spirit’s Promise Equine Rescue. All proceeds will go to help the horses. Advanced online registration is
2746 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. 631-875-0433, spiritspromiserescue.org


Montauk Farmers Market
Friday, October 1, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

The fall is a gorgeous time to check out what local vendors have to offer. If you can “Bake it, Catch It, or Grow It,” you’ll find it at the Montauk Farmers Market. Make sure to bring a mask if you’re unvaccinated.
742 Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-2428, montaukchamber.com

Westhampton Beach Farmer’s Market
Saturday, October 2, 9–1 p.m.

Don’t miss your opportunity to take in the brisk fall air and sample the wares of many local vendors. Treats include local wine, eggs, cakes and pies.
7 Glovers Lane, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-3337, westhamptonchamber.org

Pumpkin and Craft Brew Weekend at Garden of Eve Farm
Saturday, October 2, noon–6 p.m.

Take in all the flavors of fall while you take in the kaleidoscopic Hamptons scenery. Adults ages 21 and over can enjoy cups of craft beer and tastings. And there’s no need to bring food along since the Farm Cafe offers treats like sliders, hot cider, caramel apples and vegetarian options. If you’ve got a family, bring them along for the jump pad, hay tower and farm animals. Admission is $7.95 per person, but it’s free for little ones under age 2.
4558 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. 631-722-8777, gardenofevefarm.com

Southampton Farmers and Artisans Market
Sunday, October 3, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Get out and about on a beautiful fall Sunday to check out what your local vendors have to offer. Treats include dairy goods, granola and crumb cake.
51 Pond Lane, Southampton. 631-283-0402, southamptonchamber.com

Jane Austen
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Jane Austen Book Club with Erin Caughlin
Saturday, October 2, 1 p.m.

Austen fans won’t want to miss this live discussion with Jackie Herring, festival director of the Jane Austin Center in Bath, England. Herring and Erin Caughlin, club moderator, will discuss the role the city played in the author’s writing and personal life.
631-288-3335, westhamptonlibrary.net

Gentle Yoga
Tuesday, October 5, 10:30 a.m.

Focus on balance, flexibility and strength from the comfort of your own home. Be sure to register ahead of time and dress for comfort.
631-725-0049, johnjermain.org

Great Grandma Barrett Was a Shining Woman
Tuesday, October 5, 7 p.m.

Don’t miss this opportunity to sign in for a remote discussion about radium dial painting on Long Island and in New York City. Register online ahead of time for access to the Zoom ID and password.
631-539-0015, myhamptonlibrary.org

Dan’s Papers Photo Contest
Through October 17

Are you an amateur or experienced photographer? Don’t miss your chance to share your talent with the local press! This year’s theme is “Falling For Fall,” so get that camera out and take beautiful shots of your favorite foliage and autumn rompings. High-resolution photos only should be sent to [email protected] by Friday, October 17 at noon.
158 Country Rd 38, Southampton. 631-537-0500, danspapers.com

"Indian Summer" by Lieve Thiers
“Indian Summer” by Lieve Thiers


Autumn’s Blaze
October 1–3, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Don’t miss your chance to view and/or purchase the works of 45 local artists celebrating the color of the season. An artist’s reception will be held on Saturday, October 2 from 4–6 p.m.
780 Springs/Fireplace Road, East Hampton. 631-324-2225, artistsalliance-easthampton.org

LongHouse Reserve Presents: Art Foray II
On view through October 9

Don’t miss this colorful opportunity to sample art and get some exercise at the same time. The LongHouse Reserve will provide a map, photos and other clues that will help you hunt for artwork on the grounds of the LongHouse Reserve. You can also photograph your discoveries and post them on social media for a chance to win some of the artwork.
133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton. 631-329-3568, longhouse.org

Janet Culbertsen and Anna Jurinich
On view through October 11

Explore the still-life and photography exploring the Long Island of the ’60s against the Long Island of today. MM Fine Art is open Thursday to Monday in the afternoon, or you can call for a private appointment.
4 North Main Street, Southampton. 631-259-2274, mmfineart.com

Joel Meyerowitz: Aftermath
On view through November 9

After 9/11, one photographer was given unimpeded access to Ground Zero. These deeply moving images drawn from the photos of Joel Meyerowitz tell a powerful story. The museum is open Thursday to Monday.
279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-283-2118, parrishart.org

Clearing the Air: The Transformative Power of the Arts
On view through December 19

This exhibit explores the healing power of the arts, which can refresh us after a very overwhelming year. It’s designed to foster a sense of community and strength. This display highlights how art of all mediums can be used for elevation, reflection and therapy.
25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-0967, southamptonartscenter.org

Maren Hassinger at DIA Bridgehampton
On view through May 2022

View the work of a Long Island artist whose work explores ecology, humanity and identity. Maren Hassinger lived in East Hampton during the 1990s. Unique creations include bush sculptures and fabric panels.
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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