Special Events

The Southampton Historical Museum is widely recognized for organizing some of the most loved social events in the Hamptons. Raising funds in support of local history doesn’t have to be stuffy. We hope you join us at our next event.

Green Your East End Wedding Showcase

DATES: Sunday, April 27th: 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM

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The first ever Green Your East End Wedding is a showcase of Earth-friendly wedding and special event services for the Hamptons – South Fork and North Fork. Meet vendors who will help you go green for your wedding without sacrificing quality or blowing your budget. Kate L. Harrison, author of The Green Bride Guide, will be signing copies of her book from 12 noon to 2pm and the first 20 couples to register will receive a free signed copy of her book! This event will be held at the Southampton Historical Museum, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. To register call: 631-606-0198 or email: connect@northforkweddings.com.

5th Annual Tour of Southampton Homes an Insider’s View – Tickets

DATES: Saturday, May 31, 1 - 4:30 PM

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On Saturday, May 31st, 2014 go behind the hedges to see private homes in Southampton’s finest neighborhoods. After the tour attend a Champagne Reception catered by Sant Ambroeus Restaurant. $95 per ticket, tour begins at 1:00, reception at 4:30 pm. Pick up your tickets the week before the tour at the Rogers Mansion (17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton) or on the day of the Tour at The Thomas Halsey Homestead starting at 10:30am for $110 per ticket (249 South Main Street, Southampton).

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For more than 4 Tickets, please call the museum office: 631.283.2494

Sayre Barn Grand Re-opening

DATES: SATURDAY, JUNE 14: 4:00 - 6:00 PM

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The 1825 Sayre Barn was under reconstruction for one year and will reopen with an exhibit of oversize photographs of the Sayre Barn taken before the barn was dismantled. Mr. Ulf Skogsbergh specializes in highly detailed, oversize photography (up to 20 feet in length). His works is well-known in Europe. Free admission. Located at the Rogers Mansion Museum Complex, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton.

Halsey House Gala – Tickets

DATES: Saturday, July 5, 6:00 - 8:00pm


Celebrate our nation’s birth at the 1660 Halsey House (249 South Main Street, Southampton). Enjoy live music, heavy hors d’oeuvres from Schmidt’s Market, an open bar, the 3rd NY Regiment in colonial costume, and a silent auction. This museum benefit will be “the most fun you will have all summer.” $125 in advance & $150 at the door.

Purchase Individual Tickets

For more than 4 Tickets, please call the museum office: 631.283.2494

2nd Annual Samuel L. Parrish Lecture at Whitefield – Tickets

DATES: THURSDAY, AUGUST 14: 5:00 - 7:00 PM

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“THE ORCHARD: Stanford White’s final Masterpiece” by Gary Lawrance, Architect
In 1915 Country Life Magazine called The Orchard one of twelve significant country houses in America. Now called Whitefield, Architect Stanford White created what is today considered “one of the finest and most prominent estates in the Hamptons.” Author and Architect Gary Lawrance will give a lecture in the Music Room at Whitefield (155 Hill Street, Southampton) followed by a reception in the garden of the 16 acre estate.
$125 per person, RSVP required by Tuesday, August 12

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For more than 4 Tickets, please call the museum office: 631.283.2494

Yappy Hour – Tickets

DATES: SATURDAY, AUGUST 23: 4:00 - 6:00 PM

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BYOD (Bring your own dog) or adopt one! Join us at the Rogers Mansion Museum Complex (17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton) for barkatinis, yapitizers, a dog adoption parade, 50 / 50 raffle, and a beach themed dog costume contest with celebrity judges. Proceeds benefit the Southampton Historical Museum and the Southampton Animal Shelter. Fun for the whole family! $25 adults, free for children and dogs

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For more than 4 Tickets, please call the museum office: 631.283.2494

Late Summer Cocktail Party – Tickets



Summer people and locals both come out to celebrate the end of the season on the lawn of the Rogers Mansion (17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton). Make new friends and see familiar faces over generous hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. $60 in advance, $70 at the door

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For more than 4 Tickets, please call the museum office: 631.283.2494

Harvest Day Fair


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The Southampton Historical Museum celebrates life in the 19th century with activities that recall a simpler, hands on era where everyone pitched in to make a sustainable home life. Costumed trades people will demonstrate decoy carving, beekeeping, blacksmithing, candle making, basketry and many more traditional crafts. Civil War re-enactors will be making camp, rifle shooting and parading. Fun for the whole family. Free admission.

Fiesta Latina!


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Join us for an afternoon of family fun all with a Latin theme at the Rogers Mansion Museum Complex, 17 Meeting House Lane. Enjoy children’s games, Spanish food, mariachi music and colorful flamenco dancers. Sponsored by Rogers Memorial Library and the Southampton Historical Museum. Free Admission

Hearthside Cheer – Tickets


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Celebrate the pleasures of the holiday season in a Greek-revival mansion (The Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane) decorated with winter garlands, flowers and antique ornaments. Bountiful hors d’oeuvres will be served with sumptuous sweets and generous libations. A Christmas carol sing-a-long is a perennial favorite. $50 in advance/$60 at the door.

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For more than 4 Tickets, please call the museum office: 631.283.2494

Jewelry Making Class Schedule for 2014

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Students will learn the basics of jewelry making, from sculpting wax and soldering to setting stones and polishing, over an eight-week course. Master Jeweler Eric Messin will take you step by step to create a piece of jewelry that will be finished and ready to be worn. These classes take place at the historic Pelletreau Silver Shop in Southampton Village. The fee, which includes supplies, is $365 for members and $385 for non-members. To register for the class please call the Museum at 631-283-2494. Come learn and have fun.

SESSION 1: Friday, January 17 – Friday, March 7, 4pm –6pm
or Saturday, January 18 – Saturday, March 8,  10am—12pm

SESSION 2: Friday, March 14– Friday, May 2, 4pm-6pm
or Saturday March 15 – Saturday, May 3, 10am—12pm

SESSION 3: Friday, May 9 – Friday, June 27, 6pm—8pm
or Saturday, May 10 – Saturday, June 28, 10am-12pm

SESSION 4: Friday, July 11 – Friday, August 29, 6pm—8pm
or Saturday, July 12 – Saturday, August 30, 10am—12pm

SESSION 5: Friday, September 5 – Friday, October 24, 4pm—6pm
or Saturday, September 6 – Saturday, October 25, 10am—12pm

SESSION 6: Friday, October 31– Friday, December 19, 4pm—6pm
or Saturday, November 1 – Saturday, December 20, 10am—12pm