October Programs at the East Hampton Historical Society

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Amagansett Maritime Heritage Day

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Join the East Hampton Historical Society for its third Annual Amagansett Maritime Heritage Day, on October 16th from 11:00am-4:00pm. Visit all four locations for free family activities all day long!
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Amagansett Free Library:
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Families are invited to participate in a scavenger hunt at the Amagansett Library! Explore the library in search of special maritime-related art, artifacts and books in the collection. Learn about different aspects of our community’s maritime heritage, including whaling and fishing. How many scavenger hunt items can you find?
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Amagansett Life Saving Station:
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The East Hampton Middle School’s Surfrider Club will host a beach cleanup at Atlantic Beach on Oct. 16th at 10am.
The Amagansett Lifesaving Station and Coast Guard Museum will have a children’s writing / drawing station with age- specific explorations to envision life at the Station, architecture, tools and maritime science. Participants will be provided a varied writing or art assignment to complete on the grounds and will return it to the leader to earn a unique ALSS custom patch to commemorate the day.  Also on hand, Captain Cataletto will recreate an actual ocean rescue, especially for the youth. In addition, knot tying and marine science exhibits will be at the museum.
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East End Classic Boat Society:
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Come visit the East End Classic Boat Society’s Open House today! We invite you to meet our boat builders and learn our building process. We will also have a demonstration pool and information about our school programs available for visitors.
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East Hampton Marine Museum:
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Join author Barbara Borsack from 12pm-2pm as she reads excerpts from her children’s book, “Keeping the Montauk Light.” Children can enjoy a lighthouse craft and the exhibits at the Marine Museum from 11am-4pm. Visit with plein air painters too!
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Virtual Book Club “A Weaver’s Memoir” by Jack Lenor Larsen
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Join the Society for its Virtual Book Club discussion on October 14, at 7:00pm as they discuss “A Weaver’s Memoir” by Jack Lenor Larsen. LongHouse Board Members will be on hand for the discussion.
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World-renowned textile designer and weaver Jack Lenor Larsen reflects on his extraordinary life and career in this beautifully illustrated memoir. A graduate of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Larsen founded his own textile design company in 1953. Today, the Larsen name is synonymous with exquisite woven fabrics, epitomizing the point at which modernism, craft and technology intersect.
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The novel is available through the Suffolk County Cooperative Library System for interlibrary loan, as well as for purchase through the LongHouse.
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The program is free, but registration is required.
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Thursday, October 14
7:00pm
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Doyle Appraisal Day at the East Hampton Historical Society
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Join our team of Specialists on Friday, October 15 in East Hampton for an Appraisal Day to benefit the East Hampton Historical Society!
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Doyle’s team of Specialists will provide verbal auction estimates for Paintings and Prints, Jewelry, Watches and Silver. Discover the value of your treasures in today’s auction market. Photographs of large objects are acceptable. $20 donation to the EHHS for up to five objects. The appraisals will be conducted by appointment.
All Donations benefit the collections fund of the East Hampton Historical Society.
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Friday, October 15, 2021,
By appointment, 10:00am-4:00pm
The Historic Barn at Mulford Farm
10 James Lane
East Hampton, NY
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INFORMATION & APPOINTMENTS
Jenny Pitman, 917-745-2730
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Cemetery Tour with Hugh King and Richard Barons
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Join Town Crier, Hugh King, and Chief Curator, Richard Barons, on a flashlight tour of the Old Burial Grounds.
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Please meet at Home Sweet Home Museum 14 James Lane, East Hampton, by 4:45pm. The tour will begin at 5pm. Be aware that only street parking is available. Guests will be expected to climb steps and navigate uneven, grassy ground. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight! If there are accessibility concerns, please contact our office.
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$10 Members, $15 Future Members.
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Registration is required.
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Friday, October 29
5:00pm
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Support the conservation of 5 historic structures and an amazing collection spanning hundreds of years!
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East Hampton Historical Society
151 Main Street, East Hampton NY 11937
631-324-6850
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