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  • E.H. Bonnabeau of Montauk, an Army veteran who worked for the American Tobacco Company for 34 years and later was the golf starter at the Montauk Downs golf course for 14 years, died on Saturday .
  • Visiting hours for George T. Dracker of Dayton Lane in East Hampton will be on Sunday.
  • Guild Hall’s 31st Academy of the Arts Lifetime Achievement Award dinner will take place on March 8 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Rainbow Room in Manhattan. Each year the academy honors notable figures in the performing, visual, and literary arts who are either part-time or full-time residents of the East End.
  • The Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will rock this weekend with “All the Hits: The Beatles and the Rolling Stones,” two tribute concerts set for tomorrow and Saturday at 8 p.m. Tomorrow’s concert will focus on the bands’ early years, 1960 to 1966; Saturday’s will highlight their music from 1967 and after.
  • Clifford Ross has a busy week ahead. On Saturday at 8 p.m., imagery from the multimedia artist’s abstract video “Harmonium Mountain” will accompany a performance by Julian Rachlin of Beethoven’s violin sonatas 1, 6, 9, and 10 in the Kaufmann Concert Hall at Manhattan’s 92nd Street Y. Tickets are $35 and up, $25 for patrons under 35.
  • Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library will present “1966: Cinema Breaks Free,” a series of three influential films from that pivotal year, and a related lecture.
  • An encore screening of the National Theatre’s London production of “Jane Eyre,” adapted from Charlotte Bronte’s novel, will take place Saturday at 7 p.m. at Guild Hall. Sally Cookson’s production, hailed by The Financial Times as “witty, impassioned, and bold,” was first staged by the Bristol Old Vic last year before moving to the National.
  • The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
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  • Star gazing in Bridgehampton and a walk on a new trail in Amagansett are on the schedule.
  • “The Final Year,” a look at President Obama’s foreign-policy team during its waning months in office, will be shown on Saturday at 6 p.m. in East Hampton.
  • The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will lead a five-mile lighthouse loop hike on Saturday at 10 a.m. Hikers will pass through Camp Hero, continue on the Paumanok Path to the bluffs and along trails to Turtle Cove and the Montauk Lighthouse, returning past the seal haulout site. There will be a 10-minute break at the lighthouse refreshment area. Snacks and water were suggested, and everyone has been encouraged to wear windproof clothing.

    The meeting spot is at Camp Hero Road, off Route 27, about a mile east of Deep Hollow Ranch. Carol Andrews will lead the hike and can be reached at 631-725-3367 for more information.

  • The Thursday snowstorm meteorologists are calling a "bomb cyclone" dumped oodles of snow across the South Fork -- and no, that's not the technical term, but strong winds and deep drifts made for varying depths that were hard to calculate. Snow could be over the knee in places while nearby, blades of frozen grass poked through a just a thin layer of white. 

    Here, a few scenes during the storm and in its aftermath Friday, as frigid temperatures and biting winds delivered a different kind of punch. Stay warm out there!

  • As of 6 p.m. on Wednesday, a number of schools and government agencies had announced they planned to be closed on Thursday, due to an anticipated winter storm.
  • Holiday Art Camp

    The Golden Eagle art store and studio in East Hampton will offer a mini art camp for ages 6 to 14 tomorrow and Wednesday though Friday, Dec. 29, from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants will work on a variety of projects including finger puppets, ornaments, and paintings inspired by “A Winter’s Tale.” The cost is $40 per session or $150 for all four days. Advance registration is required at goldeneagleart.com.

     

    Holiday Sport Camp

    Sportime in Amagansett will get kids moving on Tuesday through Friday, Dec. 29, with a sport camp that includes dodge ball, soccer, gaga ball, basketball, and an inflatable obstacle course. 

  • The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather watch for eastern Long Island for snow, wind, and icy conditions through Saturday morning..
  • Two takes on “The Nutcracker” – one a traditional ballet, the other a mix of ballet and other dance styles that blends the Tchaickovsky classic with another story – have become holiday musts on the South Fork.
  • Representative Lee Zeldin will be available to meet with constituents on a one-on-one basis on Monday at the Riverhead Fire Department station at 540 Roanoke Avenue in Riverhead.

    Staff from Mr. Zeldin's office will also be available to meet with members of the public.

    Mr. Zeldin is expect to be at the fire station from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. According to a press release from his office, he will depart immediately to return to Washington for House votes.

    Appointments are not necessary, but members of the media were asked to obtain credentials from Mr. Zeldin's Washington office in advance.