Street Fair Next Weekend

The third annual East Hampton Village spring street fair will be held on May 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Newtown Lane. The street will be shut down to traffic to make way for more than 50 booths, which will showcase the wares of local artists and shopkeepers, as well as information about nonprofit organizations. 

Live music by groups such as the Lynn Blue Band and Potter-Tekulsky will provide music throughout the event, and there will be a kid zone, where children can jump on a bouncy castle provided by the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, and take part in arts and crafts, science projects, and other activities. 

Given that the fair falls on the day before Mother’s Day, Petit Blue, the children’s store, will sponsor a free card-making station for kids.

There will also be readings by several authors, including Ruth Ann Warren, who wrote the children’s book “Blossom and Grow.” At Ms. Warren’s reading, which will take place at 2 p.m., there will be a live pink pony, and gifts will be given to the first 50 children who attend.

Both kids and adults will be able to try out a flight simulator provided by the East Hampton Aviation Association, and take part in a communal art event — painting a mural on a large canvas. 

This year, there will be an expanded area to purchase food such as lobster rolls from Stuart’s Seafood, ice cream from John’s Drive-In, wood-fired pizza, tacos, and homemade chocolate, and village shops will hold sidewalk sales during the fair