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Spitnkitn is the headlining band for the “Battle of the Fantasy Girl Bands” this Saturday night at the Talkhouse in Amagansett. (Photo courtesy of Spitnkitn)

Between the potentially debaucherous festivities in honor of St. Patrick’s Day (speaking of which, Murf’s Backstreet Tavern re-opens tomorrow!), there’s some good, clean fun to be had across the South Fork during this last official weekend of winter.

In addition to the always ample roster of free or affordable tuneage available this weekend, there’s some serious shows to take in. Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett hosts its “Battle of the Fantasy Girl Bands,” a female-strong musical lineup to benefit a local dance and theater group while Jazzfest is at the Southampton Arts Center featuring an acclaimed Hollywood composer. Comedy reigns supreme this weekend, as the Hamptons Comedy Film Festival hits Southampton and two beloved East End locales host their own all-star, stand-up acts.

This weekend, take a hike with the fine folks of the South Fork Natural History Museum, as they guide us through a beautifully preserved park in North Sea. It’s sure to enliven that “there’s nothing like the great outdoors” spirit that’s probably been sitting dormant within you for months and, hopefully, will offer a gentle reminder as to why we’re all here in the first place. However you plan on spending your weekend, please stay safe and always stay classy, South Forkers. Sláinte!

Sag Harbor resident and comedian Joe Winchell hosts the Hamptons Comedy Film Festival this weekend at Sticks and Stones Comedy Club in Southampton. (Photo courtesy of Joe Winchell)

Bust a gut at the Hamptons Comedy Film Fest, Ubergeek and Bay Street

Southampton’s Sticks and Stones Comedy Club presents the Hamptons Comedy Film Festival tomorrow evening. Set to include screenings of curated comedy short films in addition to a live standup comedy show. The fest’s spotlight film will be Carol & Janet, a hilarious short from comedian Andrea Rosen featuring Tara Copeland. Hosted by Sag Harbor native Joe Winchell, performing comics will include Jack Adam, Kyle Mara, Pete Cestaro and other special guests. Slated to begin at 7 p.m. doors open at 6:30 with drinks, snacks and live music from KraMan in the art gallery. General admission is $35. Get your tickets here.

All Star Comedy returns to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor this Saturday night. Presented by producer, comedian and writer Joseph Vecsey, comedians on tap will include Harris Stanton, of BET’s “Comic View,” Pete Cestaro, of AMC’s “Date Night,” and Marc Gerber, of CNN’s “RunningMate” podcast. Tickets are $37 and the show starts at 8 p.m..

Ubergeek Brewing in Riverhead presents East End Karaoke tomorrow starting at 7 p.m.. Stand-up comedy from Resource Room Productions is at Ubergeek Brewing this Saturday starting at 8 p.m.. Hosted by Tim Saliani, acts will include comedians Carla Oakerson, Rich Reda, Kelpy and Brandon LaCarrubba. Tickets are $10 per person.

Girls take over Talkhouse, for a cause

This Saturday, Amagansett’s Stephen Talkhouse hosts the “Battle of the Fantasy Girl Bands” from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. with performances from some of the fiercest female musicians across the East End. Headlined by Spitnkitn (see what they did there?), the night will also include special sets from Tracy City, Miss Vicious, Ur Mom and Love Kats, along with a slew of other surprise guests. Mary Jane Fahey emcees and doors open at 6 p.m.. In addition to the killer tunes there will also be raffles and awards to benefit local nonprofit dance theater company Neo-Political Cowgirls. Must be 21 to enter, or you can watch at home via livestream. Tickets are $40 and are available via pre-buy only here. Talkhouse hosts karaoke tomorrow night starting at 10 p.m. ($10 admission).

Find your groove at one of these SoFo spots

Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. is video game night at Kidd Squid in Sag Harbor. The brewery hosts live music featuring Woody Boley on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m.. Almond in Bridgehampton hosts its “World Famous Karaoke” with Mister Lama this Saturday from around 9:30 p.m. to midnight. Free line dancing is at Club House in Wainscott from 8 to 10:45 p.m. with music by CKBEATS. Tonight, Southampton Publick House hosts live music from George Howard and the Moderators starting at 9 p.m. (no cover). Tomorrow night the beloved Southampton brewery hosts music from Liam Meany at 6 p.m. while on Sunday, in addition to all the Paddy’s Day-themed food and drink specials, Ray Red performs at 5 p.m.. Karaoke is at Publick House on Friday at 10 p.m..

SOFO leads a hike through Emma Rose Elliston Park in North Sea this weekend. (Photo courtesy of South Fork Natural History Museum)

Journal you hike, test out your trivia with SOFO

Folks of all ages are welcome to journey through Emma Rose Elliston Park in Southampton this Sunday, March 17. Starting at 10:30 a.m., this nature journaling walk will be led by Ian Robinson, environmental educator at South Fork Natural History Museum. Sharpen your observation skills by exploring and capturing the rich biodiversity of the area. Wearing rain boots is recommended. Meet on Millstone Brook Road on the northeast side of Big Fresh Pond in North Sea. $15 for adults, $10 for kids, free for members. Advanced registration is required and you can sign up here. For more information call 631-537-9735.

Starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday, it’s “Family Nature Trivia Night,” for all ages. Free to enter, there will be light refreshments. RSVP here.

Jazz up your Friday at SAC

Acclaimed composer, Hollywood film producer and drummer Richard Baratta will be the main focus of tomorrow night’s Jazzfest at Southampton Arts Center. “Music in Movies: The Reel Deal” will feature Baratta and the Gotham City Latin Jazz Quintent performing live music from some of his most iconic film scores from the past 30 years. Show starts at 7 p.m. and doors open at 6:30 where guests can enjoy a complimentary wine bar. Tickets are $30, $25 for members. Click here to get yours.

On Saturday, March 16, there’s an interactive reading of cartoonist and writer Barbara Slate’s graphic novel Mirror Test: The Cassidy Hutchinson Story at 2 p.m. followed by a reading of her autobiography, My Comic Life at 3 p.m.. Audience members will be called upon to read pages from both books. Free and all are welcome.

Sip, eat and play at Main Prospect

Main Prospect in Southampton hosts some hip happenings all weekend long, with happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. tonight, tomorrow and Saturday night. Tonight, it’s “Bingo Night” at 6:30 (for $10 per person) with cash prizes and food and drink specials. Tomorrow, there’s trivia at 7 p.m. and the karaoke lounge gets going at 8, during which there’ll be an open beer and wine bar for $25 per person. On Saturday, “Supperclub Saturdays,” with live jazz music being played all evening. This week’s act’s will be Jane Hastay plus Peter Martin Weiss and Friends. Sunday, there’s brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a special Sunday spaghetti supper available from 4 to 8 p.m., drink specials and free arcade and table games.

Mr. Wash will be on hand to talk about his artistic, and personal, journey at The Church in Sag Harbor. (Photo credit: Rahzizi Ishakarah)

Catch an interpretative dance and an artist’s chat at The Church

Self-taught artist Fulton Leroy Washington, aka Mr. Wash, will speak on his pursuit of art as well as his personal history on Saturday from 3 to 4 to p.m. at The Church in Sag Harbor. In 1997 Wash was sentenced to life in prison for nonviolent drug offenses he didn’t commit. While incarcerated for 21 years he taught himself how to paint and draw his fellow inmates. He was granted clemency by President Barack Obama and has since shown his work across the globe. Tickets to his talk this weekend cost $10, free for members.

New York-based contemporary dancer and choreographer Claudia Hilda will be at The Church tomorrow night for “Méritos,” Spanish for excellence, praiseworthiness and merit. Her interpretative, narrative solo dance makes up part of “Las Repúblicas,” a project consisting of dance and visual media performances aiming to inform viewers about the struggle for freedom, politics, autonomy and other issues faced on both the individual and collective level. Hilda’s performance will run from 6 to 7 p.m. and tickets are $10, free for members.