While we can’t gather with friends and family this Memorial Day weekend, there’s plenty of entertaining activities to take in at home.
Friday, May 22:
Bay Street Theater’s (www.baystreet.org) weekly Fridays @ 5 Virtual Sip & Sing will feature two very special guests – Omar Lopez-Cepero – who starred as Juan Peron in Bay Street’s Evita and Arianna Rosario who starred as Eva Peron in the production.
Wölffer Estate Vineyard will welcome East End favorite Lynn Blue for a Virtual Sunset Set on Friday at 5 p.m. The concert will be broadcast live via Wölffer’s Instagram (www.instagram.com ).
Parrish Art Museum’s (parrishart.org) Friday Nights Live will feature a conversation about artist Saul Steinberg with Alicia G. Longwell, Ph.D., The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Chief Curator at the Museum, on Friday, May 22 at 5 p.m. Longwell will be joined by Steinberg scholar Andreea Mihalache, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, Clemson University, and the artist’s niece Director Daniela Roman. The evening will also boast excerpts from the 26-minute film Saul Steinberg’s Line, directed by Daniela Roman and Thierry Fontaine.
The NoFo Isolation Fest (www.juliakingmusic.com) – featuring a few beloved North Fork musicians – will take place on Friday, May 22 at 7 p.m. The virtual concert will feature tunes from Julia King, Cowboy Astronauts, Mary Todd & the Lincolns, and Foster Europe – with Greg McMullen and Eric Tonyes from East End Music Alliance (EEMA) hosting. 10 percent of all artist proceeds will be donated to EEMA.
John Jermain Memorial Library (www.johnjermain.org) will host The Office Trivia at 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 23:
Oysterponds Historical Society’s Alone Together Virtual Lecture Series (oysterpondshistoricalsociety.org) will continue with Two Women, Two Chickens & A Sharp Knife on Saturday, May 23 at 10:30 a.m. Via Zoom, Charity Robey and Jane Lear will cover an important kitchen skill – how to break down a chicken.
BookHampton (www.bookhampton.com) is hosting a virtual chat with author and New York Times contributor Florence Fabricant about her cookbook, The Ladies Village Improvement Society Cookbook, on Saturday, May 23 at 5 p.m. The cookbook offers 100 recipes for entertaining as well as for everyday meals from members of the Ladies’ Village Improvement Society, as well as renowned chefs and celebrities who reside in or adore East Hampton, including Martha Stewart, Ina Garten, Hilaria Baldwin, Alex Guarnaschelli, and Eli Zabar, and beloved local figures.
Rites of Spring Music Festival (www.ritesmusic.org) will present its Music & Tell Episode #3 on Saturday, May 23 at 2 p.m. The afternoon will revolve around the story of the wife and muse of composer Gioachino Rossini of Barber of Seville fame. Ashley Galvani Bell, Soprano, will lead the concert, which is based on a 2015 production presented by Divaria Productions, in collaboration with Italian musicologist Professor Sergio Ragni, author of Isabella Colbran, Isabella Rossini, edited by Zecchini in Italy.
Our Fabulous Variety Show (www.ourfabulousvarietyshow.org) will host its 2nd Virtual Variety Show on Saturday, May 23 at 7 p.m. The evening will feature OFVS singers, actors, dancers, drag queens, comedians and more.
Southampton Arts Center (southamptonartscenter.org) is hosting a Drive-In screening of Raiders of the Lost Ark at Cooper’s Beach in Southampton on Saturday, May 23 at 8:30 p.m. However, if you haven’t already bought a ticket, the event has already sold-out.
Sunday, May 24:
Guild Hall (www.guildhall.org) is hosting Let’s Make Pizza! A Virtual Fundraising Featuring Guest Chef Laurent Tourondel on Sunday, May 24 at 4 p.m. Sag Pizza has created a kit – complete with dough, sauce, cheese, and a bottle of wine – that will be delivered to participants’ doors on Saturday, May 23. Then on Sunday, Chef Tourondel will host the pizza-making party, teaching guests how to make an amazing pie. To join the festivities, make sure to reserve a spot by Friday, May 22 at 4 p.m.
The Surf Lodge (thesurflodge.com/rsvp) has joined forces with Bumble and The Governors Ball to present The Sun Still Sets on Sunday, May 24 at 6:30 p.m. The special concert will feature sets from Rufus du Sol, Bob Moses, DJ Snoopadelic (AKA Snoop Dogg), and Sofi Tukker – with additional sounds from DJ Oli Benz, Hannah Bronfman and Brendan Fallis.