"It's a Child's World: Exhibition of Antique Dolls and Toys"
Saturday, 22 November through Sunday, 28 December
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturdays, noon - 5 p.m. on Sundays
Clinton Academy Museum, 151 Main Street, East Hampton Village
This exhibition focuses on how Christmas was celebrated in the 19th and early-20th centuries.
Admission is gratis; donations are welcomed.
East Hampton Historical Society House Tour Cocktail Party
Friday, 28 November, 6 - 8:30 p.m.
A benefit preview party for the 2014 House & Garden Tour will take place at the Maidstone Club, 50 Old Beach Lane, East Hampton Village.
Tickets to the preview party are limited and start at $200, which includes entry to the House Tour the following day. They are available through the office (631-324-6850) or the link below; and they will also be available on Friday, Nov. 28, from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at Clinton Academy, 151 Main Street, East Hampton.
"A Dickensian Christmas at Clinton Academy: A Holiday Reading"
Saturday, 13 December, 4 p.m.
Enjoy Victorian readings at the historical Clinton Academy, 151 Main Street, East Hampton Village.
Cider and cookies will be served.
631-324-6850 or email@example.com
TOURS & PROGRAMS
House & Garden Tour
Saturday, 29 November, 1 - 4:30 p.m.
$65 in advance for the tour, $75 on the day
On the day of the tour, Saturday, Nov. 29, tickets will go on sale as of 10 a.m. at Clinton Academy, 151 Main Street.
The highlight of the Thanksgiving weekend on the East End is the East Hampton Historical Society's Annual House & Garden Tour. For more than 30 years, the society has chosen half a dozen of our area's most splendid houses and gardens, which their owners generously share with our supporters. The houses range from original Colonials to brilliantly uncluttered glass boxes. The gardens can be festooned with Rococo flourishes or wandering natural paths surrounded by native plants.
Candlelight Tour of Decorated Historical Houses
Sunday, 14 December, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., starting at Clinton Academy, 151 Main Street, East Hampton Village
A free candlelight tour of decorated historical houses will take place on Dec. 14 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., setting out from Clinton Academy, 151 Main Street, East Hampton
Experience 225 years of holiday celebrations with costumed guides, musicians, festive foods, and period interiors along East Hampton's Main Street.
Holiday Lantern Tour of Main Street
Friday, 19 December, 6:30 p.m. at Clinton Academy, 151 Main Street
Join Hugh King, East Hampton's town crier, Barbara Borsack, a Historical Society trustee, and Richard Barons, the society's director, as they lead their lantern tour of Main Street, which includes several of the village's historical buildings, such as Clinton Academy, the Osborn-Jackson House, and Home,Sweet Home. Participants will meet at Clinton Academy and proceed from there, stopping in front of the old buildings and hearing Mr. King's lively commentary that brings to life the stories of the former inhabitants -- as well as going into three of them to experience how they looked in olden times.
Reservations at 324-6850 are required with advance payment only; $15 per person.