9 Can’t Miss Events on the East End This Weekend

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Water Mill

What: Bluegrass & BBQ with The Edith & Bennett Band
Where: Parrish Art Museum (279 Montauk Hwy.)
When: Friday, Sept. 1, 6pm
Why Go: Steal a final taste of summer at this music and food event. Enjoy old-time fiddle, banjo music, Swedish dance tunes and more as you munch on your favorite BBQ bites. Bring some friends, pack a lawn chair, grab a glass of wine and drink to the final days of the season. Click to go


What: 71st Annual Shinnecock Indian Powwow
Where: 1 West Church St.
When: Friday, Sept. 1–Monday, Sept. 4
Why Go: Experience one of the largest Native American gatherings on the east coast. The Shinnecock tribe will celebrate their culture, traditions and legacy. Expect Native American dances, prayers and food, along with arts and crafts vendors from far and wide. Click to go


What: The Hampton Classic Horse Show
Where: 240 Snake Hollow Rd.
When: Sunday, Aug. 27–Sunday, Sept. 3
Why Go: Witness some of the world’s best riders compete at one of the country’s most highly-esteemed horse shows. Stick around for the shopping and celebrity-spotting. Click to go

East Hampton

What: The Doo Wop Project
Where: Guild Hall (158 Main St.)
When: Saturday, Sept. 2, 7-9:30pm
Why Go: The Doo Wop Project returns to Guild Hall for the final time! Join them as they recreate a musical journey—from the sounds of street corners to the famous hits of today. Click to go


What: Sugar Hill Gang
Where: The Suffolk Theater
When: Saturday, Sept. 2, 8pm
Why Go: Big names in rap and hip hop head to Suffolk Theater for a concert you won’t want to miss! Click to go

Westhampton Beach

What: 9th Annual Westhampton Beach Festival of the Arts
Where: The Great Lawn (35 Main St.)
When: Saturday, Sept. 2, 10-6pm; Sunday, Sept. 3, 11am-6pm
Why Go: Artists from across the country will flock to Westhampton Beach to showcase their work that includes paintings, jewelry and woodwork. Explore their talent at this free event! Click to go


What: Vine to Wine Tour
Where: Sannino Vineyard (1375 Peconic Ln.)
When: Sunday, Sept. 3, 12pm
Why Go: Experience the wine-making process firsthand with this guided tour by owner and winemaker Anthony Sannino. Enjoy wine tasting and a cheese plate to boot. Click to go

New Suffolk

What: Art, Oysters & Champagne
Where: First and Main Streets
When: Sunday, Sept. 3, 5-7pm
Why Go: A perfect way to toast the end of summer, the New Suffolk Waterfront is hosting a night of oysters, hors d’oeuvres, champagne and wine, along with an art auction. Proceeds will go to the revitalization of the waterfront. Click to go


What: Hook ‘em & Cook ‘em with Barcelona Wine Bar
Where: Navy Beach (16 Navy Road)
When: Wednesday, Sept. 6, 7-10pm
Why Go: Barcelona Wine Bar invites you to join them for an evening of “dock to dish” festivities—literally. Fourteen chefs will fish for fluke, striped bass and bluefish, and their catches will be transformed into family-style meals for guests to enjoy. Click to go