The Mill House Inn Calendar Q3 2009 July August September July FIREWORKS: Sat 7/4 Montauk Annual July 4th Fireworks (Rain Date 7/5) Umbrella Beach, Montauk STARS OVER MONTAUK by Grucci. Annual fireworks display which takes place over the beach near Montauk Village. This is definitely one of the highlights of the entire season and depending on the weather draws huge crowds of spectators who watch from right on the beach. HINT: you should try to get there early to get a good spot on the beach. Phone: 631-668-2428. Sat 7/4 Greenport Fireman’s Carnival, Polo Grounds at Main Road & Moore Lane 10:00 pm Key viewing location: Claudio’s on the marina in Greenport, where you can dock your whaler and watch the boaters. Sat 7/4 Devon Yacht Club, Abraham’s Landing Road, Amagansett, NY 9:30 pm Sun 7/5 Southampton Fresh Air Home Great American Picnic, 1030 Meadow Lane 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Grucci Brothers blow things sky high in this charity event. The private party requires tickets, but you can see the display just by craning your neck. Key viewing location: Cooper’s Beach, where you can BYOB and a blanket. Sat 7/5 Riverhead Fireworks, Peconic Riverfront, Grangebel Park behind Main Street 9:00 pm Key viewing location: A boat in the Peconic pointed back toward Sag Harbor. Sun 7/5 Sag Harbor Yacht Club Fireworks, Haven’s Beach 9:00 pm Key viewing location: The deck at B. Smith’s on Long Wharf, or the street in front of the Corner. Sun 7/12 Shelter Island Grucci Fireworks, Crescent Beach 9:00 pm Key viewing location: Balazs’ Sunset Beach. Sat 7/18 The Great Bonac Fireworks Show 3 Mile Harbor (Rain date Sun 7/19) HAMPTONS GREEK FESTIVAL 111 St. Andrews Road, Southampton, NY 631.283.6169 Thurs 7/9 – Sun 7/12 Traditional Greek food and pastries, wine tasting, children’s rides & games, vendors, Yiayia’s Attic (flee market), dancing to live music. This is the 24th installment of the fair which brings the taste, sounds and spirit of Greece to life for those smart enough to drop by. That tradition of excellence continues this year as the organizers of the 2009 Hamptons Greek Festival feature the traditional lamb, Greek style chicken, pastitsio, moussaka, spanakopita, tiropita, souvlaki and gyro. Under the tents, a spirited parade of the young and the young at heart dance to traditional songs and visit friends and neighbors over lunch or dinner, or drop in for a late afternoon sweet. Wander among the vendors tent to find imported Greek olive oil, coffees, traditional clothing and jewelry. Festival hours are 4:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 12 noon to 11:00 p.m. Saturday and 12 noon to 9:00 p.m. Sunday. Bracelet day is everyday. The Festival is located at the Greek Orthodox Church at 111 St. Andrews Road and is easily accessible from both the Sunrise and Montauk Highways in Southampton. Ample free parking will be offered at nearby Stony Brook University Southampton Campus with a free shuttle bus service for all festival guests. Opa! EAST END HOSPICE Westhampton Beach, NY 631.288.8400 Sat 7/11 9th Annual Box Art Auction 4:30 pm Live Auction 6:00 pm To be held at the Ross School Center for Well Being, 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY. Catered by Gloria’s Catering. Live Auction conducted by Col. Wendy E. A. Walsh. Please visit www.eeh.org to view boes and place an absentee bid. THE GARDEN CONSERVANCY 11 Old Postal Road, Cold Spring, NY 10516 1.888.842.2442 Sat 7/11 Suffolk County Open Day Admission is $5 per garden. Children 12 and under are free. Open Days are self-guided and are rain or shine.