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Sayonara snowflakes. The Hamptons spring social calendar is budding with events from dancing and dining, to distinguished artists’ installations. Here’s a list of things to do on the South Fork this season.
Taste of Tuckahoe
This lively event brings together some of the best East End restaurants, breweries and vineyards for a night of food and fun to benefit Tuckahoe School. The 9th annual Taste of Tuckahoe is Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m. with a special VIP hour beginning at 6 p.m. Joining in the celebration for the VIP hour is Voice contestant and Southampton local Liam Meaney. Regular admission is $35 and VIP admission is $75. Visit tasteoftuckahoe.com for more information and tickets.
Katy’s Courage 5K
Step off spring on the right foot. The 9th annual Katy’s Courage 5K is Saturday, April 13 in Sag Harbor. Proceeds benefit local scholarships programs and Katy’s Kids at Children’s Museum of the East End. Participants may register in advance online. On race day, registration and check in take place from 7 to 8:15 a.m. and the run will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. Rain or shine.
East End Restaurant Week
The third annual East End Restaurant Week runs from Sunday, March 31 through Sunday, April 7. Participating restaurants will offer three-course prix fixe menus for $29.95, every night they are open except Saturday when the menu may only be offered until 7 p.m. In addition, each participating lodging property will offer a minimum10 percent discount off your stay during the promotion. This precedes Long Island Restaurant Week, which will take place across Long Island from Sunday, April 28 until Sunday, May 5.
Parrish Art Museum’s Spring Fling
Get on your dancing shoes and mingle among the artwork for a good cause. The annual Spring Fling benefit takes place Saturday, April 13 from 7:30 to 11 p.m. The proceeds support the museum’s year-round educational programs. Enjoy an open bar and hors d’oeuvres, and bid on unique Hamptons experiences and items in the silent auction. Tickets start at $150 and can be purchased online. Sponsorship packages are also available.
Members Exhibition at Guild Hall
Guild Hall has several events happening throughout the spring, including the 81st annual Artist Members Exhibition that goes until Saturday, April 6. This community-centered exhibition is an opportunity to celebrate the artists who live and work in the Hamptons. Artists from every level participate to show their support for Guild Hall and its role in community life. Upcoming museum shows include Christina Sciulli: Phosphene Dreams in the Woodhouse Gallery, and Yung Jake: cartoons in the Moran & Spiga Galleries, both from April 20 through May 27.