Things to do in the Hamptons this week: August 12-17, 2022

Plan carefully to make the most of a busy week of fun in the Hamptons, with art, shows, workshops, outdoor activities and more, August 12-17, 2022.

You can find more things to do this season with our Summer 2022 Calendar: Must-See Hamptons & North Fork events.


Dan’s Papers Kite
Saturday August 13, 5:30-6:45 p.m.

Dan’s papers Founder Dan Rattiner invites the community to Kite Fly 2022. Adults and children who fly kites at Sagg Main Beach have a chance to win prizes for the most beautiful kite, the most worthy kite of interest, tallest kite, smallest, best homemade, scariest, oldest kite, youngest kite. , the biggest kite, the kite in the best costume and the ugliest kite.
1200 Sagg Main Street, Sagaponack.

Claudia OsryCourtesy of WHBPAC


Claudia Oshry: Not Like Other Girls
Friday August 12, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

When Claudia Oshry was fired from a miserable college fashion internship, she decided to stay in bed and share her stories as “Girl With No Job.” She ended up with 3 million Instagram followers and was able to turn her social media posts into a smart and fun stand-up routine that you can see live in the Hamptons! Ticket prices start at $55.
76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-1500,

Anna Shoemaker at the Stephen Talkhouse
Friday, August 12, 8 p.m.

Soak up the indie-pop sounds of Anna Shoemaker, a rising rocker from Brooklyn. Tickets are $50 and sold at the door.
161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117,

Robert Hill Band at the Wölffer Estate
Saturday, August 13, 5 p.m.

Don’t miss the catchy sounds of this blues/Americana/rock sensation as you watch a bucolic sunset at Wölffer Estate. Bring your blanket or chair. Wines by the glass and by the bottle, as well as food items, will be available for purchase.
139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack.631-537-5106,

Dark Star Orchestra at the Clubhouse
Sunday August 14, 7 p.m.

Play the Dark Star Orchestra as they perform the music of the Grateful Dead at the iconic East End clubhouse. Tickets are $100 in advance and $125 the day of the show. You can also arrive at 4 p.m. for a barbecue and drinks.
174 Daniels Hole Road, East Hampton. 631-537-2695,

The expert hands of beekeeper Mary Woltz with a bit of wax filled with honey and some of her gentle workers.
The expert hands of beekeeper Mary Woltz with a bit of wax filled with honey and some of her gentle workers.


3 mile nature hike through twisted pond to Truman Capote stone
Saturday August 13, 9am-10.30am

Enjoy a beautiful morning in the Hamptons as you walk around 17-acre Crooked Pond, which is undeveloped and has suffered minimal habitat loss. The hike is $15 for adults and pre-registration is required.
1061 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735,

The Hamptons Festival of Antigua and Barbuda to benefit i-tri
Saturday August 13 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Head to John Steinbeck Waterfront Park for a day of music, crafts, sailing and cocktails. Later, enjoy entertainment, food, and drink at the awards cocktail.
John Steinbeck Waterfront Park, Sag Harbor.

A gala affair: a summer fundraiser in support of WHBPAC
Saturday August 13, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Join the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on a beautiful estate in Remsenburg, where you’ll enjoy spectacular views, tasty bites, delicious bubbly and a live band, complete with dancing. Become a sponsor or purchase individual tickets to support WHBPAC.
76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-1500,

Bees and beekeeper
Tuesday August 16, 10-11:30 a.m.

Learn all about bees, including their pollination and their role in our food supply, from beekeeper Mary Woltz, owner of Bees’ Needs. Get a close look at its beehives and learn about issues affecting local people.
660 Old Stone Highway, Amagansett. 631-283-3195,

East Hampton Library Authors' Night
East Hampton Library Authors’ NightGordon M. Grant


Jackson Pollock Drip Paint Workshop
Friday August 12, 10-11:30 a.m.

Enjoy a Friday morning art adventure that includes a tour of the former joint home of Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner, plus a hands-on painting workshop led by Karyn Mannix. The cost of $55 per person includes a take-out canvas and painting supplies.
830 Springs-Fireplace Road, East Hampton. 631-329-2811,

Paper quilling and rug crochet
Saturday August 13, 10am-1pm

Join the Westhampton Beach Historical Society to learn the art of paper quilling and the relaxing hobby of rug hooking.
101 Mill Road, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-1139, [email protected]

2 Bottle Basket Weaving Class
Saturday August 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Learn how to make your own basket with a wooden center brace and a wooden “saddle” to hold up to two wine glasses. You will need to bring lunch, a pair of scissors, a pencil, a ruler, and clothespins.
6038 Sound Ave, Northville. 631-298-5292,

East Hampton Library Authors’ Night
Saturday August 13 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Don’t miss your chance to enjoy a fantastic Hamptons Literary Event that includes get-togethers and book signings by over 100 world-renowned authors. Dinners will be held at the authors’ homes from 8 p.m.
67 Newton Lane, East Hampton. 631-324-0222,

2022 Hampton Designer Showcase Preview Party
Saturday August 13, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Enjoy the preview night for this stunning showcase in which 20 designers will transform the Ivy Lodge into an impressive display of modern design techniques. Funds raised will be used to support Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. A shuttle service will be
120 Woodland Roadside, Southampton. 631-488-4269,

HC&G 20th Century Modern Home Tour with Hamptons 20th Century Modern
Sunday August 14, 10am-3pm

Don’t miss this inaugural modern homes tour featuring five modern homes in the East End, all of which have black exteriors. They were chosen for their architecture, interiors, gardens and iconic features. A sixth house will be visible to VIP ticket holders.
Car park at 325 Meeting House Lane, Southampton. 917-213-6527,

Intuitive painting with Stephanie Joyce
Monday August 15, 10-11:30 a.m.

Enjoy a number of hands-on activities and a rotating roster of artists for this exploration of the healing power of art in an experiential setting.
39, watermill tow path, watermill. 631-726-4628,

A visit with David Bouchier, author of Out of Order
Wednesday August 17, 1-2 p.m.

Join David Bouchier for a humorous perspective on life, politics and social media at Rogers Memorial Library. The event will be live but it will be streamed via Zoom for those at home.
91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton. 631-283-0774,

At Yuta Segawa's
Yuta Segawa’s “Miniature Pot Collection II” (2022, porcelain glaze and stoneware vessels, custom cabinet, 24″ x 36″) from VSOP Projects will be on display at the Art Market Hamptons


The tale of two forks
On view until August 14

Don’t miss the final weekend to see the works of photographer Jaques LeBlanc and impressionist landscape artist Patricia Feiler. Both designers had their work recently featured on the cover of Dan’s papers.
130 South Country Road, Remensburg.

Hamptons Art Market
From Friday August 12 to Sunday August 14

Don’t miss over 90 galleries showcasing the best of modern and contemporary art on the grounds of Nova’s Ark Project & Sculpture Garden.
60 Millstone Road, Watermill.

Transformed digits
On view until September 24

Check out this special exhibition at the Southampton Arts Center which celebrates the work of three artists from different generations who have used the figure as central imagery in their work.
25 Jos Lane, Southampton. 631-283-0967,

Joaquin Sorolla and Estaban Vicente: In the light of the garden
On view until October 16

Enjoy this exhibition at the Parrish Art Museum showcasing the works of two Spanish masters against the backdrop of light and color permeating their gardens. Joaquin Sorolla designed the garden of his house, which today is the Sorolla Museum in Madrid. Almost half a century later, artist Estaban Vicente has set up a painting studio in the garden of his Bridgehampton home, an ever-changing field of color.
279 Montauk Highway, Watermill. 631-283-3118,

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