Updated: Nov 5, 2021
The Hamptons may be beautiful year-round, but there is something special about the region in autumn. Colorful foliage combined with cool weather and quiet beaches offer a scenic respite to enjoy fall festivities.
Here is a curated selection of events---one for each day of the month---happening in the Hamptons this November.
November 1: Author Talk with Actor Rob Sedgwick
Rob Sedgwick, born into one of America's most storied families, recounts in colorful detail his journey from lost, little boy to inept criminal and actor. during this book reading and discussion.
November 2: Gentle Yoga
Gentle Yoga is a class for all levels. The emphasis is on breath with movement, basic poses, and alignment. It opens the body, breath and mind, increasing flexibility, balance, calmness and focus.
November 3: Why Do We Crave the Foods We Do?
Ever wonder why we crave certain foods? The answer lies in our hard-wired brains, not in our stomachs. Learn what we can do to rethink our relationships with these evolutionary food triggers.
November 4: Highlights from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Explore world-famous masterpieces, from paintings to Egyptian monuments, covering thousands of years. The history and founding of the museum is uncovered through vintage photos and behind-the-scenes stories.
November 5: Gallery Tour with Jeff Muhs
Join Jeff Muhs, winner of the 2018 Artist Members Exhibition, for an up-close and personal tour discussing his sculptures and paintings, followed by a Q & A session.
November 6: Beethoven Mini-Fest
Bridgehampton (Multiple Dates)
Bridgehampton Chamber Music presents an Autumn Mini-Fest: A Beethoven Celebration. Gilles Vonsattel brings his pianistic prowess to two of Beethoven’s most beloved sonatas.
November 7: Fall Colors and Wildlife Walk
Join the South Fork Natural History Museum and experience nature’s palette of fall colors and wildlife on a four-mile hike through Mashomack Preserve, one of the largest on Long Island.
November 8: Speaking with Influence
This class will help to locate your unique connectedness, bringing together an honest approach to media training, speaking, and presentation.
November 9: Literature Live! Presents Macbeth
See Bay Street Theater’s online theatrical production of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy "Macbeth." The premiere will be followed by a talkback between the show’s creators and cast.
November 10: Fabulous Black Fashion Designers
Learn about Black fashion designers and their contributions to the fashion industry, including the fascinating story behind Jackie Kennedy's wedding dress.
November 11: Tapestries, Collage & Art Couture
Original and inspiring, this exploration of Amy Zerner’s art and fashion, with 323 color plates, delves deeply into her intuitive and creative alchemy. Zerner’s gift for re-imagining materials of all kinds empowers her to create surreal, opulent works filled with meaning.
November 12: MUSIC | NADEJDA VLAEVA
Pianist Nadejda Vlaeva, who has performed countless recitals and has appeared as a soloist with orchestras throughout Europe, Asia, and the U.S., brings her overwhelming musicality, poetic nature, and electrifying virtuosity to Salon Series.
November 13: Nature and Bird Watching Cruise
Venture by boat into the remote areas of Shinnecock Bay onboard Stony Brook University’s 45-foot research vessel, and marvel at the wealth of migratory birds, waterfowl, and seals.
November 14: Clean the Beach
Join SOFO on a mission to clean our beaches. We'll tally up what type of trash is found and weigh it out, compiling data that will help to advocate for avoiding those materials in the future.
November 15: Positive Psychology: Cultivating Happiness
This uplifting talk on the power of positive psychology will cover happiness, positive thinking, living in the moment, and dealing with pessimistic people and negative situations.
November 16: A New Era in Astronomy Lecture
Hamptons Observatory is an official host site for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope—the largest and most complex telescope ever built—which will give us insight into how our universe formed.
November 17: Full Moon Night Hike
Celebrate the full moon with a nighttime hike through the forest. Look and listen for nocturnal creatures, and enjoy some night-vision activities.
November 18: Getting Better Sleep
Sleep is an essential and necessary component to a healthy lifestyle. Discover time-tested ideas to improve your sleep and whole life.
November 19: Traditional Talking Stick
The talking stick is used in many Native American traditions, where only the person who has the stick may speak. Create your very own using feathers, beads, and wood-burning tools.
November 20: Bide-A-Wee Adoption Van
Have you been thinking the time might be right to adopt that special quadruped? Come talk to the folks at the Bide-a-Wee adoption van—your new best friend could be waiting just for you!
November 21: Farmers and Artisans Market
Enjoy a fun fall celebration in Herrick Park with food vendors, arts and crafts for sale, live music, games for the kids, and lots more
November 22: Short Story Discussion: The Doll-Master
Take part in a lively discussion about "The Doll-Master" by Joyce Carol Oates, creator of some of the most profound, unsettling, and memorable of dark mystery fiction.
November 23: A History of Native Americans
Join historian Martin H. Levinson as he discusses the experiences of the first owners of America from their interaction with the Jamestown colonists to the massacre at Wounded Knee.
November 24: Adult Roller Skating Night
Enjoy a fun, adults-only night of roller skating, whether with old school quad skates or rollerblades.
November 25: Helping Families in Need
There’s nothing like Thanksgiving to bring people together and remind us all what we can be thankful for in our lives. Here are some ways you can give back at your local food bank or food pantry.
November 26: Strega Nona Marionette Show
The Modern Marionette Company presents the story of a wise old witch and her magical pot of pasta, based on the book by Tomie dePaola.
November 27: Annual SOFO Open House
Come and explore South Fork Natural History Museum (SOFO) and learn about the local environment. There will be guided bird walks, scavenger hunts, a marine touch tank, and more.
November 28: Farmers Market
Meet some of the happiest people selling the most delicious locally sourced food and handcrafted products anywhere—assembled in one place at one time.
November 29: Holiday Tech Gift Review
Join a library staff instructor for a review of this year’s latest and greatest tech products, and have a better idea of exactly what to buy your loved ones for the holidays.
November 30: Fitness for Older Adults
This virtual basic exercise class is geared towards the fitness needs of older adults. It will be led by a Certified Group Fitness Instructor/personal trainer with over 14 years of experience.