Cheers from the Paso Robles wine country. After an amazing and incredibly informative trip, I’m heading back home just in time for lots and lots of terrific weekend activities. Here are a few of my favorites.
The Southampton Historical Museum is hosting a Late Summer Cocktail Party on Saturday, September 17, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Rogers Mansion Museum Complex.
Sylvester Manor is bringing Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project to Shelter Island on Saturday, September 17, at 5 p.m. Bring a blanket or low chair for the outdoor concert.
In addition to hosting an open house this weekend, the Watermill Center is holding its final brunch of 2016 with guest chef Jason Weiner of Almond on Sunday, September 18, at noon. Also slated: artist talks with Noel McKenna on Saturday at 1 p.m. and with Zainab Shahidi Marnani at 2 p.m., and an open rehearsal with Alvaro Restrepo/El Colegio del Cuerpo on Sunday at 4 p.m.
The annual Old Whaler’s Church Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, September 17, from 9 a.m. to 3p.m. in the basement of the Presbyterian Church in Sag Harbor. Proceeds will benefit the “Community Church Fund” which allows the church to continue to provide facilities for programs such as the Food Pantry, AA, Weight Watchers, GLBT and community concerts as well as maintaining the historic building for generations to come.
On Sunday, September 18, our friend Patrick Christiano will perform his “My Lessons from Dogs” at Guild Hall in East Hampton at 2 p.m. His inspirational tale, directed by Kate Mueth, is about his 22 years with Norfolk Terriers. The motivational story includes short vignettes about life with his his dogs, his loves, following your bliss and confronting death.Tickets are a suggestion donation of $20. For reservations, call (631) 434-5493 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Sunday, there will be a “Cross Pollination: Art & Gardening with Mary Heilmann and Edwina von Gal” conversation at Halsey McKay Gallery in East Hampton at 3 p.m.