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5 Things Happening Around East Hampton This Weekend

HarborFest, a beach clean-up and Rosh Hashana observances will all be held this weekend.

What a beautiful week we've had, and though there is some rain in the forecast for Saturday, let's hope for the best this weekend for all the events planned this weekend. Here are five we found in our calendars:

1. The East Hampton Democratic Committee and Joan Lesser are hosting a to raise money for Rep. Tim Bishop and President Obama's political campaigns. This mega-yard sale will be held at Lesser's home at 46 Alewive Brook Road in East Hampton on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (No early birds!). If it does rain, the yard sale will be moved to Sunday or the following week. There's lots of goodies that have been donated. For more on this story, click .

2. The annual celebration of Sag Harbor's maritime history starts on Friday evening and runs through Sunday. Whaleboat races, a lobster roll contest, chowder contests, tours, demonstrations and more all make up this weekend-long celebration. There are so many events going on, we've decided to make an

3. In conjunction with Ocean Conservancy’s 27th annual International Coastal Clean Up, the organized a beach clean-up on the bay and ocean side for Saturday. Residents are asked to help clean-up the beaches and the trustees' will throw away the trash. Between noon and 3 p.m., the trustees will pick up the trash on the ocean beach between and the western boundary of the State Park on the Napeague Stretch. Then they'll turn to the bay side. For more information, click .

4. The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will lead a hike on the Stephen Talkhouse Path on Saturday morning. Stephen Talkhouse was once said to have walked from Montauk to Brooklyn in one day. This trail is only 4.5 miles long, but hilly. Meet at the Hither Hills Overlook, off Montauk Highway, one mile east of the Montauk Highway and Old Montauk Highway split, at 10 a.m. Lee Dion will be the hike leader.

5. Rosh Hashana, or the Jewish New Year, begins at sundown on Sunday. Evening services will be held at in East Hampton, the in East Hampton, in Sag Harbor, and the in Sag Harbor at 6 p.m. For a complete list of services for Rosh Hashana, as well as Yom Kippur, click .

Please note: The scheduled to leave Montauk bright and early on Saturday morning, has been cancelled due to weather. The 18-mile open-ocean paddle has been rescheduled for Sept. 28. Paddlers for Humanity hosts the event and funds raised will be donated to , Women’s Prison Association, Paddlers for Humanity Relief Fund, PRSAD Children's Dental Health Program, Hamptons Life Saving Association and .

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Deborah Klughers September 15, 2012 at 02:38 PM
There is also a photography show this weekend at the Springs Community Presbyterian Church, with a reception tonight (Saturday) from 5 to 8 pm.
PJ Delia September 15, 2012 at 10:02 PM
Joe Delia & Thieves at Surf Lodge 5-7 on Sunday.
shewithnoname September 17, 2012 at 01:13 PM
Ahahaha! An Obama yard sale! Hope there are a lot of "empty chairs" available! I guess the Obama wedding registry was a bust so the campaign is coming up with even stupider ideas. What's next? Donate your vital organs for Obama? Good grief! ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!

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