I’m so excited that it’s Day Three of the Hamptons International Film Festival. The terrific event is rolling along wonderfully, and there are lots more movies to see and people to meet in the next few days. But that’s not all. There are so many other things happening this weekend in the Hamptons.
Of course HIFF is not the only game in town. Here are a few of my Hot Picks for today, Saturday, October 8. Check back in tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow for more HIFF coverage (including inspirational words from Aaron Eckhart), party pix, Hot Picks and more.
The Southampton Historical Museum is hosting a free Walking Tour: Olde Southampton After Dark today from 4 to 5 p.m. The tour, led by Zach Studenroth, will be held at the Old Southampton Burying Ground, on the corner of Little Plains and Post Lane. Please park on Post Lane.
Harbor Hot Tubs is hosting a Grand Opening celebration in Southampton today and tomorrow, October 8 and 9. Stop by from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. either day for onsite demonstrations, giveaways and a chance to win a free hot tub. http://www.sparklingpools.com
The Tulla Booth Gallery in Sag Harbor is hosting an opening reception for Eric Meola’s “Born to Run” photos of Bruce Springsteen today from 6 to 8 p.m. The photographer will be on hand to sign copies of his new book, “Streets of Fire.”
Realism Rocks at Ashawagh Hall in The Springs this weekend, opening with a reception today from 5 to 8 p.m. The curated exhibit features original paintings by nine artists—Emma Ballou, Aubrey Grainger, Ann Lombardo, Keith Mantell, Lucille Berrill Paulsen, Leo Revi, Joanne Rosko, Eileen Dawn Skretch and Pamela Thomson—and will be on view through Monday. Call 268-8580 for additional information.
Castello di Borghese Vineyard in Cutchogue is hosting an opening reception for “Mid-Life Christ-Is: New and Recent Work by Outsider Artist Robert Perez,” marking his 50th Birthday, today, Saturday, October 8, from 3 to 7 p.m. The exhibit will remain on view through the end of the month.