Things to Do in the Hamptons This Week, December 1–7, 2023
Get out and about in the Hamptons this week to enjoy live shows, outdoor adventures, art exhibitions, workshops and more exciting events and activities this week, December 1–7, 2023.
HAMPTONS LIVE SHOWS
Deanna Hudson at Cowfish
Friday, December 1, 6 p.m.
Take in the lovely holiday views, delightful dishes and live music by this local singer/songwriter at one of the East End’s most popular restaurants.
258 E. Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays. 631-594-3868, cowfishrestaurant.com
Sticks & Stones Holiday Club: Holiday Concert with Kim Kalesti
Saturday, December 2, 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy the jazzy vocal stylings of Kim Kalesti at the Southampton Cultural Center. Tickets are $35.
25 Pond Lane, Southampton. 631-287-4377, sticksandstonescomedyclub.com
Conga Cartel at The Stephen Talkhouse
Saturday, December 2, 10 p.m.
Enjoy this energetic combination of Latin, funk and dance by this seven-piece band at The Stephen Talkhouse. Tickets are $10.
161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117, stephentalkhouse.com
2023 Hamptons Doc Fest
Through December 6
Don’t miss the 16th annual installment of the Hamptons Doc Fest, which filmmakers founded to celebrate the rich world of non-fiction films. The week-long celebration in Sag Harbor includes films, discussions, panels, media labs, awards and celebrations. Enjoy downtown Sag Harbor activities while you’re there. Tickets to individual films, as well as festival passes, are available.
Main Street, Sag Harbor. hamptonsdocfest.com
HAMPTONS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
Owling with Joe Guinta
Friday, December 1, 7 p.m.
Join Joe Guinta, an expert birder, as you listen for the sounds of different species of owls at the South Fork Natural History Museum. There is a fee of $15 for non-members.
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-7935, sofo.org
Hearthside Tree & Designer Tree Auction
Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2, 7 p.m.
Enjoy food, drinks, music and a designer tree auction in the heart of Southampton Village. Tickets are available on the website.
17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton. 631-283-2494, southamptonhistory.org
Baron’s Cove Tree Lighting Ceremony
Saturday, December 2, 4 p.m.
Don’t miss this exciting celebration suitable for the whole family. It includes the tree lighting, live music, Santa, hot chocolate, candy cane martinis and gingerbread cookies.
31 W. Water Street, Sag Harbor. 844-227-6672, caperesorts.com/barons-cove
Christmas Tree Lighting
Saturday, December 2, 5 p.m.
Don’t miss the tree lighting, cookie decorating, craft projects, story readings and family fun at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children.
111 Saint Andrews Road, Southampton. 631-283-6169, dormitionhamptons.org
Lighting of the Vines 14th Anniversary
Saturday, December 2, 6 p.m.
Light the vines at Wölffer Estate, where you’ll enjoy live music, passed appetizers and Wölffer wines. There will also be a silent auction of holiday wreaths to benefit The Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center. VIP options are available.
139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack. 631-537-5016, wolffer.com
Igloos By the Sea
Through March 31, 2024
Head to Gurney’s to enjoy your heated igloo overlooking the ocean, complete with decor, activities and entertainment. An advanced online reservation is required.
290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-2345, gurneysresorts.com
ENRICHING HAMPTONS PROGRAMS
Gingerbread House Challenge
Saturday, December 2, 11 a.m.
Bring your team of up to five participants to the Rogers Memorial Library, where you will use graham crackers and royal icing to create a gingerbread house. Winning categories include Best Construction, Most Creative and Best Decorated.
91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton. 631-283-0774, myrml.org
Holiday Afternoon Tea
Saturday, December 2, 1 p.m.
Celebrate Margaret Johnson’s 13th cookbook,Festive Flavors of Ireland, at the Hampton Bays Library. You’ll also enjoy a formal tea with sandwiches and sweets. Cookbooks will be available for sale and signing. Register in advance as space is limited.
52 Ponquogue Avenue, Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241, hamptonbayslibrary.org
Sparkling Wine Tasting with Sparkling Pointe
Sunday, December 3, 2 p.m.
Join Sparkling Pointe Vineyards as they visit the Westhampton Free Library. Each guest can sample four sparkling wines, a glass of their favorite, appetizers and a raffle ticket for a bottle of Sparkling Pointe’s finest to take home. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance.
7 Library Avenue, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-3335, westhamptonlibrary.net
Chair Yoga with Kate Alesioe
Thursday, December 7, 11 a.m.
Breathe and stretch your way to better health with this online workshop presented by the East Hampton Library. Yoga has been known to help with weight loss, anxiety and insomnia.
159 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0222, easthamptonlibrary.org
Holiday Toy Drive
Through December 8
Bring new toys, games, puzzles and art supplies for children to the Amagansett Free Library this week to help a child in need. Teen gifts are especially welcome.
215 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3810, amagansettlibrary.org
HAMPTONS ART EXHIBITIONS
Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2
Don’t miss your chance to see the LongHouse Reserve lit up for the holidays with glowing sculptures, light-lined paths, holiday music, a market and tasty treats. Purchase tickets online in advance.
133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton. 631-329-3568, longhouse.org
Re: Cycle: The Ubiquitous Bike
On view through December 31
Enjoy a free-wheeling exhibition with 20 selected bicycles, 25 photographs, two art videos and other artworks on the theme. The exhibition is open Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.
48 Madison Street, Sag Harbor. 631-919-5342, thechurchsagharbor.org
Annual Small Works Holiday Invitational
On view through January 21, 2024
View the works of over 40 local artists at the Romany Kramoris Gallery, open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
41 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-2499, kramorisgallery.com
Artists Choose Parrish Part III
On view through February 18, 2024
View the works of over 41 artists with local roots at the Parrish Art Museum. The exhibition explores the relationships between the museum’s past and future, while revealing new perspectives discovered by the artists.
279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-283-2118, parrishart.org/exhibitions
Find more exciting Hamptons, North Fork and family events happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at DansPapers.com/Events.