The Sara Nightingale Gallery in Water Mill will host a series of musical “blind dates” beginning next Thursday with Dalton Portella and Ryan Messina from 6 to 8 p.m.
Mr. Portella is a Montauk artist and guitarist and Mr. Messina, who is from Dix Hills and is a teacher, plays the trumpet. They have never performed together or even met previously.
Poets Laureate, Ho!
National Poetry Month: Get it while you can, versification fans. At Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor, to name one outlet, a couple of county poets laureate, Ed Stever of Suffolk and Linda Opyr of Nassau, will step to a lectern or its approximation to read starting at 5 p.m. on Saturday.
There will be no shortage of holiday festivities in East Hampton Village this weekend, providing the weather cooperates, but rain, shine, or snow, the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center will ring in the season with cocktails, dancing, and live music at a fund-raiser on Sunday evening at the Palm.
With Thanksgiving behind us, the Christmas lights are going up and holiday markets abound. Take a look at what's coming up this weekend from Southampton to Montauk:
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28
ADOPT-A-FAMILY: Collection, presents and gift cards for clients of the Retreat, victims of domestic abuse. Call help line, 329-4398, for details.
Forget all that shopping and do something for yourself today. Air out those lungs, stretch those legs, and, maybe, get a couple of hours' break from those relatives: Two trails groups in East Hampton and Southampton are leading post-Thanksgiving outings, and newcomers will be welcomed.