A Polar Bear plunge, dancing sugar plum fairies, moonlight hike and holiday lights are all part of another great winter weekend in the Hamptons!
The Hampton Ballet Theatre School Presents “The Nutcracker”
Friday, December 9 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, December 10 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, December 11 at 2 p.m. Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton
The Hampton Ballet Theatre School (HBTS) is excited to present their third annual production of Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker at Guild Hall’s beautiful John Drew Theater. Admission is $20 for adults and $15 for children under 12 years of age. Orchestra, box seats and group rates are also available. To reserve tickets in advance or for more information please call 631-237-4810 or e-mail HBTS07@OPTONLINE.NET.
The Lighting of the Windmill at Stony Brook Southampton
Friday, December 9, 5–7 p.m., Stony Brook Southampton
Reception to follow in Chancellors Hall. Enjoy hot cocoa, holiday treats, a caricaturist, balloon magic and crafts for the children. Holiday classics sung by the voices of the Southampton High School. Admission is free, everyone is welcome!
Polar Bear Plunge for Hunger
Saturday, December 10, 9:30 a.m., Coopers Beach, Southampton
Dive in to helping a great cause at this annual wintertime plunge into the ocean, benefitting Human Resources of the Hamptons. Bring an extra-toasty towel!
Full Moon Night Hike
Saturday, December 10, 4:30 p.m., Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road, Quogue
Celebrate the beginning of the winter season with a nighttime hike through the forest up to North Pond as we look and listen for nocturnal creatures and enjoy some night vision activities under the light of the moon. The walk will last approximately 1 ½ hours. Reservations required at least 24 hours in advance; payment required at time of reservation. A program for adults and families with children over 11. Free for members, $5.00 for non-members.
Celebrate Emily Dickinson’s Birthday
Saturday, December 10, 4–5 p.m Canio’s Cultural Café— Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street, Sag Harbor
Is there any finer way to pass a Sunday afternoon than with gingerbread and poetry? Both will be served up at Canio’s as Sag Harbor poet and professor George Held helps us celebrate Emily Dickinson in a program entitled “Miss Emily’s Hymnal: The Art of Common Meter.”