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saturday, july 28 SAG HARBOR FARMERS MARKET Market 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 11 a.m. Free Demo & Tasting with Eco Chef Debra Secunda. Bay and Burke Streets, in front of Breakwater Yacht Club, SGH. Saturdays through 10/27.

Weiss on bass, and Claes Brondal on drums and as MC. Bring your instrument to join in. $5 suggested donation for non-musicians. 631-899-3915, www.thejamsession.org.

friday, july 27 SHABBAT ON THE BEACH “BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS� 6 p.m. Please bring your special friendly pets to Shabbat on the Beach. The service will begin at 6 p.m. on Main Beach in East Hampton. All are welcome! For more information please contact Nicole Anderson at 631-324-9858 THE SOUTHAMPTON WRITERS CONFERENCE: TSR LAUNCH 7:30 p.m. Avram Theater at Stony Brook University Southampton. 239 Montauk Highway, SH. Unveiling of the summer 2012 edition of the Southampton Review, with onstage shenanigans and festivities by a slew of America’s best writers. 631-632-5030, www.stonybrook.edu.mfa LIZA KLAUSSMANN AT BOOKS & BOOKS WHB 7 p.m., 130 Main Street, WHB. Klaussman’s debut novel Tigers in Red Weather tells the story of two cousins at their glorious family estate, Tiger House, on the cusp of their “real lives,� when a brutal murder is discovered and causes a quick unraveling of the family and its bonds. 631-998-3260. GUILD HALL FILMS AT THE FARM: RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (PG) 8:30 p.m. Mulford Farm Museum, 10 James Lane, EH. Tickets $5. 631-324-6850. SUNSET FRIDAYS FEATURING THE MAGESTIC 5-8 p.m. Wolffer Vineyard, 139 Sagg Road, SGK. Wines by the glass, bottles, mulled wine, and cheese and charcuterie plates for purchase. 631-537-5106, www.wolffer.com. No cover charge.

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WESTHAMPTON BEACH FARMERS MARKET 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 85 Mill Rd., WHB. Saturdays through 11/17. SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Ashawagh Hall Green, 780 Springs Fire Place Rd., EH. Saturdays through 10/27. SYS/AHRC SUFFOLK 5K RUN/WALK 9 a.m., Southampton. To benefit AHRC, a not for profit organization serving children and adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Register at www. islandrunning.net. $20 pre-registration, $30 day of race. ANTIQUE FIRE TRUCK SHOW AND VOLUNTEER FIREMAN RECRUITING DAY 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane. Southampton Fire Department Antique Truck Committee is dusting off their finest historic fire trucks. MUSICAL SHABBAT SERVICES FEATURING GERARD EDERY 10 a.m. Jewish Center of the Hamptons, EH. All are welcome to join us for Shabbat worship and this spectacular performance. 631-324-9858 THE LONG ISLAND EXPRESS: RARE PHOTOGRAPHS OF EAST HAMPTON AFTER THE 1938 HURRICANE 7/28 – 10/8. Clinton Academy Museum, 151 Main St, EH. Saturdays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sundays noon – 5 p.m. This exhibition was inspired by the discovery of dozens of hurricane pictures tucked away into two family photo albums, recently brought to light from an antique bureau. No admission fee. DAN RATTINER READS fROM HIS NEW MEMOIR “GREY GARDENS� 11 a.m. Corner of West End Avenue and Georgica Road, EH.

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Blessing of the Animals (See listing on left) The author will read the chapter “Grey Gardens� from his new memoir about the mansion on that corner, now fully restored, which in the 1970s was the falling-down, decrepit home of Big Edie and Little Edie Beale and their 23 cats. LOAVES & FISHES COOKING DEMONSTRATION Noon-2 p.m. Loaves & Fishes, 2266 Main St., BH. 631-5376066, www.landfcookshop.com. Saturdays. ARF’S RECREATIONAL DOG AGILITY Saturday afternoon, 4-5 p.m. (Beginner) and 5-6 p.m. (Intermediate). ARF Adoption Center, 90 Daniels Hole Road, WS. Instructor Matthew Posnick. 631-537-0200, ext. 202. ART FOR ARF 4 – 6 p.m. Goat Alley Gallery, 200 Division Street, SH. Join ARF for an art exhibit and sale of the works of the late Elinor Van Ingen McDade. All of her artwork featuring animals has been bequeathed to ARF. Proceeds will be used to care for the animals at the adoption center. Refreshments will be served. jennifer@arfhamptons.org or 631-537-0400 x208 SUNSET SATURDAY AT THE WINE STAND FEATURING THE RED HOT SWING 5:30 until sunset. Montauk Hwy. BH. No cover charge. Wines by the glass or bottle, cheese/charcuterie plates for purchase. 631-537-5107. LOAVES & FISHES COOKING CLASS: DINNER AT THE BRIDGEHAMPTON INN 6-9 p.m. Bridgehampton Inn, 2266 Main St., BH. $165. 631-537-6066, www.landfcookshop.com. Saturdays. BRANFORD MARSALIS AND JOEY CALDERAZZO DUO 8 p.m. John Drew Theater at Guild Hall, 158 Main Street,

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Capote, my first literary hero. Jake STAYCATION “Devil Walks on Water� Murray, my first Dear Dan, writing mentor, sex coach and negative This was written by my granddaughter, role model. And Larry Gehman, my Charlotte Grunebaum upon learning ad-selling, barbershop-singing, parablethat my house, which I have lived in for preaching, boozing, schmoozing social over 40 years, may be sold... bulldozer of a father who settled and “A few miles driven in the car, brings unsettled us on the East End. you to a paradise called Southampton. The book is a baby-boomer comingThe summer sun beats hard on your of-age tale about baseball, beaches, skin and the deep blue ocean gives an drive-in movies, rock ‘n’ roll, first edge to the tranquil place. The sand friendships, fast cars, faster women, sits in between your toes as you take alcoholism, mental illness, divorce, in the beautiful landscape in front of suicide and redemption – with a few you. At night, the lively place turns into twists. It’s just as much a biography a choir for crickets who sing you to as an autobiography. Basically, it’s all sleep. There is a house 100 years of age Charlotte and Granny B about how a special place at a special that is old and filled with generations of joyful memories. This house is Perfect and complete time taught a kid to be special. since a loving grandmother lives in it. The house and I know you know all about this because you’ve been grandmother are wise and have a certain charm and writing about the many personalities of the Hamptons character. For as tired and run down as they may get, for six decades. I began reading you in the late ‘60s and I’ve always admired your spunk, wit, curiosity, they will both hold on to your heart forever. touch and dedication. I was a daily newspaper dude I will miss that place! Love you! XX Charlotte� for 30 years, so I know what it takes to be inspired, Submitted by Barbara Held accurate and communal for a long time. Southampton Still in the Hamptons is a fine extension of your Dan’s Papers selves. I especially liked the chapters on FAN Charlie Vanderveer, J.J. Johnson and Paul Jeffers. Dear Dan, Hope this finds you well. I’m a journalist, a former Good souls and good stories, served well. Wainscotteer and the author of The Kingdom of the All best, Kid, a book about growing up on the South Fork Geoff Gehman in 1967-1972 that James Peltz & Co. will release Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to the world next year. It’s full of remarkable characters, most of whom you know well, including STILL IN THE HAMPTONS is the third memoir by me Carl Yastrzemski, my first baseball hero. Truman about the Hamptons -- DR

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