Things to Do in the Hamptons This Week, March 17-22, 2023

2019 Westhampton Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade, Photo: Barbara Lassen
2019 Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Barbara Lassen

Enjoy all the Hamptons has to offer at live shows, outdoor activities, workshops, art exhibitions and more this week, March 17-22, 2023.


Fridays at 5 Classic Italian Films: “La Doce Vita”
Friday, March 17, 5 p.m.

Head to the Montauk Library to enjoy this classic comedy-drama about a tabloid journalist who adventures through Rome searching for love.
871 Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-3377,

The Lifespan of a Fact
Multiple Performances Through April 2

Don’t miss this entertaining performance by the Hampton Theatre Company about a Harvard-educated fact-checker at a New York magazine who is given a challenging assignment. Tickets are $20–$36, and special member pricing is available.
125 Jessup Avenue, Quogue. 631-653-8955,

Kendall Madison Benefit
Friday, March 17, 7 p.m.

Meet at The Stephen Talkhouse for a fabulous evening of food, dancing and music. The Kendall Madison Foundation raises money for those in need and provides scholarships to student athletes. Tickets are $25.
161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117,

The Celtic Tenors at the Basilica
Friday, March 17, 7:30 p.m.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this traditional Irish singing group at The Basilica Parish. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased online ahead of time.
168 Hill Street, Southampton. 631-283-0097,

The Met: Live in HD
Saturday, March 18, 12 p.m.

Bay Street Theater will partner with The Met to bring you this stunning performance of Wagner’s Lohengrin. The cost is $35, and the performance will include two intermissions.
1 Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500,

Film Feast: “LA Confidential”
Saturday, March 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Don’t miss this entertaining film about three policemen in 1950s Los Angeles investigating a series of murders. Instead of an admission fee, you can bring a potluck dish to serve six, as well as a beverage to share.
90 Quogue Street, Quogue. 631-653-4224,

Cross Island Presents DISTAFF: A Tribute to Women Composers
Sunday, March 19, 3-4 p.m.

Celebrate Women’s History Month at the Rogers Memorial Library, where you’ll enjoy solos, duets and trios by composers like Clara Schumann and Cecile Chaminade. Registration is required.
91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton. 631-283-0774,


Spot spotted salamander with SoFo this Saturday.
Spot spotted salamander with SoFo this Saturday. (Taylor Ruhle)


Bridgehampton Scavenger Hunt for Couples
Saturday, March 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Enjoy a date night and explore Bridgehampton while navigating through this self-guided scavenger hunt. The event is free.
2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton.

Hampton Bays St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Saturday, March 18, 11 am.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with music and fanfare in Hampton Bays. You can also register ahead of time to march in the parade.
Hampton Bays. 516-297-2563,

Seal Walk at Cupsogue Beach
Saturday, March 18, 11 a.m.

Bring your warm clothes and binoculars and enjoy a day of hunting for seals on the beach. Reservations are required.
975 Dune Road, Westhampton Beach. 631-319-6003,

Andy Sabin’s Annual Spotted Salamander Search
Saturday, March 18, 8 p.m.

Don’t miss this evening walk with the SoFo, where you’ll search for a spotted salamander, one of the four native mole salamanders in our area. You’ll need to bring a flashlight and wear boots. The cost is $15 for adults and $10 for children.
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735,

Happy St Patrick’s Day background decorations
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a number of ways this weekend. (Getty Images)


Virtual St. Patrick’s Day Trivia
Friday, March 17

Enjoy a game of St. Patrick’s Day-themed trivia and you’ll be eligible to win a $25 gift card. Register by emailing [email protected] with the subject “HBAY/ST PATTYS.” The questions will be emailed and you’ll have until 11:59 p.m. to play.
52 Ponquogue Avenue, Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241,

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at Gurney’s
Friday-Sunday, March 17-19

Celebrate the holiday in style at Gurney’s resort, where festivities include cocktails, lunch specials, a cookie workshop and a mixology class. Make a reservation to spend the night or enjoy a meal at Scarpetta Beach, Gurney’s highly-rated restaurant.
290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-1771,

Boston and Massachusetts: Where American Began
Friday, March 17, 6-7:30 p.m.

Don’t miss this educational presentation from the comfort of your own living room. Journalist Evan Weiner will discuss the “Cradle of Liberty” which was a centerpiece of the Revolutionary War and today serves as a popular tourist and college town.
159 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0222,

Virtual Zumba
Monday, March 20, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Enjoy this exciting workout from the comfort of your living room with certified instructor Sabrina Manglaviti. The event is free but you’ll need to register in advance.
201 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049,

Channing Daughters Wine & Cheese Tasting Workshop
Wednesday, March 22, 6:30-8 p.m.

Don’t miss this special event at Amber Waves Farm, where you’ll pair four local wines with four locally sourced kinds of cheese. Tickets are $45 and registration is required.
367 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-5664,


Anna Jurinich's "Assembled at Destination" is on view in East End Collected7
Anna Jurinich’s “Assembled at Destination” is on view in East End Collected7


Through March 19

Don’t miss the last weekend to catch this exciting collection at the White Room Gallery featuring works with a spark of energy and beauty. The gallery is open every Friday to Sunday.
2415 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. 631-237-1481,

Void of Color Juried Exhibition
On View Through March 31

Photography fans won’t want to miss this unique exhibit at the Southampton Cultural Center exploring black-and-white photography. Without color, viewers can focus on elements like shadows, patterns, lines and textures.
25 Pond Lane, Southampton. 631-287-4377,

On View Through April 16

Don’t miss this fresh new exhibit at the Parrish Art Museum featuring 15 painted woodcut figures depicting Latin migrant workers. It was completed in partnership with WeCount!, an organization of immigrant workers in South Florida who made drawings on the backs of the figures.
278 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-283-2118,

East End Collected7
On View Through April 19

Head to the Southampton Arts Center to view this special collection of works that explore the vision of the East End as the artist’s ideal working environment. Curator Paton Miller continues to find new artists to share in the impressive body of work at the seventh installation of the popular exhibit.
25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-0967,

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