The Met Live in HD will present “Idomeneo,” Mozart’s first operatic masterpiece, on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Guild Hall in East Hampton. Set in Crete after the Trojan War, the opera is at heart a romance between Ilia, princess of the recently defeated Troy, who is a captive in Crete, and Prince Idamante, her captor.
The final program in the Madoo Conservancy’s lecture series “Madoo Talks: House and Garden” features Margie Ruddick, an award-winning landscape architect. Ms. Ruddick will offer a set of principles for a more creative and intuitive approach to landscape design that challenges the belief that natural processes cannot complement high-level landscape...
The Red Door Chamber Players will perform “Sailing the Mediterranean Sea,” a concert of music by Italian, French, Greek, Turkish, and Albanian composers, on Saturday at 8 p.m. at Sag Harbor’s Masonic Temple at 200 Main Street. The doors will open at 7 for wine and refreshments.
The long winter will finally be over on Tuesday, recent weather conditions notwithstanding. Regardless of the outdoor temperature on Tuesday night, those seeking a respite from winter’s bleakness and the attendant cabin fever are advised to visit Pierre’s in Bridgehampton.

Looking for a cure for the winter blues? Need a break from gray afternoons, bitter temperatures, cataclysmic nor’easters? From now until March 19, you can try Guild Hall’s production of “A Steady Rain,” a play about two police officers who morally collapse after inadvertently allowing a teenage boy to fall into the hands of a human cannibal.
In a delightful trend, the South Fork’s wintertime shop vacancies have given way to vibrant art spaces run by dealers previously found only on the web. That this may continue into the spring and encourage more of the same next year is a hopeful sign as we stare down another summer of impossibly high rents, dinner checks, and farmstand tomato...
The Choral Society of the Hamptons will celebrate spring with “Across the Centuries,” a concert of music spanning 300 years, on March 26 at 5 p.m. at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church.
The next production of the Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue is “An Act of the Imagination,” a mystery by Bernard Slade, which will open next Thursday and run through April 9. The suspenseful play’s protagonist is Arthur Putnam, the writer of 27 mystery novels, who has created his first romance.
“Tide + AL,” an exhibition featuring the nautical-inspired artwork of Scott Bluedorn and Cindy Pease Roe, will open Saturday with a reception from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the art gallery of the Greenport Harbor Brewing Company on Carpenter Street in Greenport. The Artists Alliance of East Hampton will hold its first members show of 2017 from Saturday...
The Shelter Island Presbyterian Church will be alive with the sound of music this weekend. Katie McNally, a fiddler, and Neil Pearlman, a pianist, will perform a concert steeped in the musical traditions of Scotland and Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia tomorrow evening from 7:30 to 9:30.
Canio’s Cultural Cafe’s Irish history film series will present “Jimmy’s Hall,” a film directed by Ken Loach about Jimmy Gralton, a leader of the Irish Revolutionary Workers Group who decides to reopen a dance hall after his return to Ireland in the 1930s after a 10-year absence.
“The Art of Elegance,” the second program in the Madoo Conservancy’s “Madoo Talks: House and Garden” lecture series, will take place Sunday at noon in the conservancy’s winter house studio.
If all goes well for Lucia Davis, a refurbished school bus will depart from Greenport this summer, but not with schoolchildren aboard. Instead it will be a traveling showcase of art and artists that will hold collaborative events at each stop along the Eastern Seaboard.