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  • The Ebony Hillbillies, one of the last black string bands in the United States, will return to the terrace of the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorow at 5 p.m. for a program of bluegrass and barbecue.

    The Hillbillies have upheld their grassroots credibility with a repertoire of pop, country, rockabilly, bluegrass, folk, rock, and jazz that honors traditional music while maintaining a contemporary vibe.

  • The Montauk Library will present a free concert by the Zigzag Quartet on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The musicians — Alexander Wu (piano), Francisco Roldan (guitar), Hilliard Greene (double bass), and Danny Mallon (percussion) — cross musical boundaries from flamenco to jazz to contemporary works composed exclusively for them. The program will include pieces by R. Gnattali, David Tcimpidas, Astor Piazzolla, Leonard Bernstein, Binelli, and Dave Brubeck.

  • An all-star cast will take over the John Drew Theater for a staged reading of “The Old Masters,” a play by Simon Gray, on Saturday at 8 p.m. Directed by Harris Yulin, the cast will include Amy Irving, Brian Murray, Victor Slezak, Holland Taylor, and Mr. Yulin.

    Set in the Tuscan Villa of I Tatti in 1937, under Mussolini’s shadow, the play explores the difficult relationship between Bernard Berenson, an eminent art historian engaged in a ménage à trois with his wife and secretary, and Joseph Duveen, an influential English art dealer.

  • The Biercuk-Luckey garden in Wainscott will be open to the public Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as part of the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program.

    The four-season woodland garden shelters a collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, kalmia, pieris, understory trees, perennials, bulbs, and tropicals in season. Winding paths and stone walls enhance a sense of depth and elevation change on a mostly flat acre.

    W. Griffing Jr (by executor) to L. and M. Greenfield, 374 Main Street, .5 acre, May 30, $965,000.
    L. Edwards to Mogote Trust, 106 Atlantic Avenue, .99 acre, June 24, $3,600,000.
    J. and C. Iannotti to Jet Hampton L.L.C., 45 Mako Lane, .17 acre, June 17, $1,250,000.

    F. Graham to 331 Old Sag Harbor L.L.C., 331 Old Sag Harbor Road, 1.96 acres, June 11, $2,200,000.
    E. Luerssen to 233 Old Sag Rd. L.L.C., 233 Old Sag Harbor Road, 3.32 acres (vacant), June 10, $850,000.

  • A 60-year-old man suffered a heart attack aboard a boat about one mile off Montauk Inlet on Thursday morning.
  • Activities for Summer’s End

    As those free and easy summer days wind to a close, the local libraries have a few more activities to keep the imagination going and the brain engaged.

    At the East Hampton Library tomorrow, kids 4 and up can create their own clay creatures using shells, rocks, and other items found outside. The program runs from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

  • Amagansett

    A Thule bicycle rack was stolen from a Toyota parked on Leeton Road last week. Maureen McCabe-Hamel told police the rack disappeared in the overnight hours of Aug. 19.

    East Hampton

    The parent of a student attending summer classes at East Hampton High School reported her son’s black mountain bicycle with red lettering stolen on July 22. The boy was in class at the time. Maria Guaman said the bike was fairly new, and valued it at $200.

  • Columbia Law School announced this week the receipt of a $3.5 million gift from the Andrew Sabin Family Foundation to support and expand its Center for Climate Change Law. The center, which will now be known as the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, was established five years ago with the help of funding from the Sabin foundation.

  • The irreverent humor and mordant social commentary of Fran Lebowitz will kick off a star-studded Labor Day weekend at Guild Hall tonight at 8. Ms. Lebowitz, who began her career as a columnist for Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine, is the author of two best-selling collections of essays, “Metropolitan Life” and “Social Studies.”

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