has events planned all month long in Southampton Village, from the last museum cocktail party of summer to the traditional .
Sept. 8, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Come visit the Rogers Mansion and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks to celebrate the end of the summer season; make plans with friends in the fall and support the Museum’s education programs.
$40 in advance, $50 at the door.
Sept. 15, 2 p.m.
uses her historical and architectural expertise to tell the stories behind the construction, preservation and lives of these historic structures, beginning with those found on the exclusive Gin Lane. RSVP to 631-283-2494.
Sept. 16, 9 a.m.
Capt. George White House
Celebrate Collect Rocks Day! Antiques, furniture, jewelry, vintage clothing, glass, ceramics, artwork, and a variety of collectables will be sold inside and on the lawn of the Capt. George White House, 159 Main Street, in Southampton Village. Venders needed, for more info call 283-2494.
Sept. 27, 1 p.m.
This two-hour film was produced by the Suffolk County Archaeological Association and directed by Dr. Gaynell Stone in 2010. It rewrites Long Island history, showing for the first time the germinal role of the Dutch in world history and Long Island’s participation in 17th century global trade by the Sylvesters of Shelter Island.
Free admission and refreshments.
Sept. 29, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Southampton Historical Museum celebrates life in the 19th century Southampton with a variety of activities that harkens back to a simpler, hands on era where everyone, children and adults, pitched in to make an income for the family and to make a sustainable home life. This annual event will again have costumed trade and craft people demonstrating decoy carving, beekeeping, blacksmithing, candle making, basketry and many more traditional skills. In addition A special feature will be a silhouette artist cutting portraits and Civil War re-enactors making camp, rifle shooting and parading.
New for this year’s event will be the reenactment of the 1850 marriage of Captain George White and Elizabeth Fordam. Captain White was a whaling captain who, after success in the gold rush of “49,” came home to marry his sweetheart. The wedding begins with the bride getting dressed (for girls only), a promenade to the ceremony, a reception with dancing, music, and cake, and finally the throwing of the bouquet.
Sept. 30, 9 a.m.
Capt. George White House
Celebrate Hot Cider Day! Antiques, furniture, jewelry, vintage clothing, glass, ceramics, artwork, and a variety of collectables will be sold inside and on the lawn of the White House, 159 Main Street in Southampton Village. Venders needed, for more info call 283-2494.