SPECIAL EVENTS

Mulford Farm, ca. 1680

"Close-Up: Iconic Film Images from Susan Wood"

Sunday, 5 October, through Sunday, 26 October

Mulford Farm Museum, 10 James Lane, East Hampton Village

An exhibition of work by New York photographer Susan Wood is set for its Oct. 5th premiere at the Mulford Farm Museum in East Hampton, noon - 3 p.m.: Close-up — part of the Hamptons International Film Festival program — is a collection of iconic 1960s film images from movies including Easy Rider and Modesty Blaise, representing milestones in American photography over a period of more than thirty years.

The images will be on view from Oct. 5 through Oct. 26, noon to 5 p.m., at Mulford Farm.

Admission is free; donations are welcomed.

Mulford Pumpkin Lighting
Mulford Farm, ca. 1680

Mulford Pumpkin Lighting

Sunday, 26 October, 4 p.m.

Mulford Farm, 10 James Lane, East Hampton Village

A family pumpkin-carving event for the community will be held on Sunday, October 26th, between 4 and 7:30 p.m. rain or shine. (Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.) We will clean them out; carving tools will be provided for your use.

The children's pumpkins (please remember to take yours there) will be lit up at 6:30 and displayed in front of the Mulford Barn.  Families may then take them home.

Free admission but reservations are required either at 631-324-6850 or info@easthamptonhistory.org.

Clinton Academy, 1784

"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
East Hampton Historical Society

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.

 

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Clinton Academy, 1784

"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.

Free admission

631-324-6850 or info@easthamptonhistory.org

TOURS & PROGRAMS

Cemetery Tour
East Hampton Historical Society

Cemetery Tour

Wednesday, 29 October, 6:30 p.m., leaving from Home, Sweet Home, 14 James Lane, East Hampton Village

Hugh King, the East Hampton Village historian and Town Crier, will lead our traditional All Hallows' Eve tour of the South End Burying Ground, on Oct. 29.

Reservations required at 324-6850 with advance payment only; $15 per person.

 

House & Garden Tour
East Hampton Historical Society

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
East Hampton Historical Society

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
Clinton Academy, 1784

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.