Amagansett Community Notes, November 24


Tomorrow is my favorite holiday—Thanksgiving. The only hustle and bustle on that day is getting ready to see your friends and family and be grateful. The weather has also been amazing and the trees are beautiful, which is another thing to be grateful for. I hope you had a chance to see the super moon. It was fabulous.The Amagansett PTA would like to thank all who helped with the casino night on October 22. The vendors and the volunteers made it a great fundraising event for our kids.

Many thanks to the AVIS (Amagansett Village Improvement Society) for keeping our hamlet beautiful. They will be having their annual caroling on Friday, December 16, at 3 p.m. in front of the Amagansett School. Join this wonderful event.

The 40th annual Run for Fun Turkey Trot in Montauk takes place tomorrow, Thanksgiving Day, at 10 a.m. Get there at 8:30 to register. This is a nice tradition I always do with my daughter Lucy Pearl and friends. We hope to see you there.

The Deacons Silver Tea is back, and I am really looking forward to the opening of Scoville Hall on Saturday, December 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. They will have great raffles, food and a Christmas Fair. Look for the posters around the hamlet.

The Amagansett Food Institute (AFI) will host its second annual Buy Local, Give Local holiday market in support of Small Business Saturday on November 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Amagansett Farmers Market. Vendors will include Amagansett Sea Salt Co., Anke’s Fit Bakery, Bonac Bees, Browder’s Birds, Bulgar USA, A Taste of the North Fork, Of Sea and Sand, Peconic River Preserves, Petal by Pedal, Vino Bisco, and others.

The Amagansett Farmers Market will offer 50 percent off all shelf-stable products for this final weekend. They will also be making a variety of holiday gift baskets from local products. The Amagansett Wine Stand will be open for purchases throughout the event.

Thanks to the Amagansett Free Library for all the amazing programs for children and adults. Stop by and see all the goings on.

ILLEARTS art gallery at 171 Main Street would like the community to know about the holiday show and party, which takes place at 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 26, at the gallery.

The East Hampton Teachers Association is having its annual coat drive from December 6 to 22. Drop off locations are at East Hampton Cleaners on Newtown Lane and North Main Cleaners on North Main Street. Thanks in advance for helping those in need.

Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF) is having a special adoption fair Friday through Sunday, November 25 to 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the ARF Adoption Center in Wainscott. Join them for music, vendors, baked goods, free giveaways, holiday photos and, most importantly, adoptable animals. There will be free admission for families. Adoption fees will be waived for approved applicants. Perhaps this is the time to get that pet you were thinking about and make some sweet animal grateful.

Mandala Yoga in the square is a delight. Check out the space available for many events and clubs, and check out their great yoga classes. You can also shop while you’re there.

I hope you have a great Thanksgiving, and remember to be kind. You never know what someone may be going through. Thanks for allowing me to share your Amagansett news. Have a great week.

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