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Members of the Baymen’s Association preparing to launch Dan King’s American flag dory boat to haulseine for striped bass in 1992 as an act of civil disobedience. (Photo credit: East Hampton Town Baymen’s Association Collection)

As celebrations for this year’s Easter extravaganza continue this weekend, there’s additionally a good amount of non-holiday fun to be had by South Fork residents and visitors alike.

For the grown-ups, there’s a handful of locales hosting free musical performances, Guild Hall opens a new interactive exhibition and East Hampton Library launches a new series focusing on the history of the East End. Equally, there’s a whole lotta fun available for the kiddos, too, like an art workshop for at Southampton Arts Center, plus a slew of activities, like face painting, pom pom painting and story time at the Shelter Island Library. And for both? It’s the official opening of LongHouse!

While it’s safe to assume this weekend will predominantly be dedicated to the procuring, gifting and eating of chocolate bunnies and colored eggs, there’s still some cool events happening throughout the Hamptons that don’t involve a full-grown adult dressed in a borderline terrifying bunny costume. But hey, if that’s your thing we’ve got a whole list of where egg-cellent Easter fun is happening here.

It’s all about balance, South Forkers.

Rites of Spring celebration at LongHouse Reserve

Saturday, March 30 and Sunday, March 31, head over to LongHouse Reserve for their re-opening with the annual Rites of Spring weekend-long outdoor extravaganza. Events go from morning to early evening on Saturday, with a half-day Sunday, and are chock-full of cool stuff to do, like creating a spring headdress with the Neo-Political Cowgirls, kendama demos, the opportunity for kids and adults alike to create a spring basket to usher in the season and a talk by LongHouse curator Glenn Adamson on artist Yoshiko Takaezu. All events are ticketed or require reservations, so click here to make that happen.

Pom pom crafts, along with face painting, Dungeons and Dragson and story time are all available for the kids at Shelter Island Library. (Photo courtesy of Shelter Island Library)

Crafts and games for the kiddos on Shelter Island

Face painting for kids ages 6 and up is at 3 p.m. today at the Shelter Island Library. Tomorrow at 2 p.m., it’s pom pom painting (for ages 5 and up), where participants can paint a special work of art to take home. Saturday story time starts at 10:30 a.m. for the littles (up to age 5) and Dungeons and Dragons is available for the bigs (those in grades 6 and up) later on at 1 p.m..

Some egg-stra egg hunts to consider

The Westhampton Beach Chamber of Commerce and St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (40 Main St.) host the 26th annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday morning. Registration begins at 10 a.m., sharp, and there’ll be three age groups: ages 4 and under, ages 5 and 6, and ages 7 to 10. Egg hunt starts at 11 a.m.. Naturally, the Easter Bunny will be hopping around and there’ll be refreshments available. Bring your own baskets.

Easter Egg Hunts will happen twice this Sunday at the Ram’s Head Inn on Shelter Island. First one starts at noon and will continue until 12:30 p.m. while another for the afternoon folks is from 3 to 3:30 p.m..

Create and learn, not-so by the book, at SAC

In honor of its current exhibition “Look at the Book,” the Southampton Arts Center hosts an art workshop for kids led by artist Karyn Mannix this Saturday afternoon. Beginning at 12:30 p.m. kids ages 12 and under are welcome to the Jobs Lane locale to create a watercolor accordion book. The two-hour workshop will introduce students to the use of watercolor as well as simple folding techniques. And grown-ups, there’s an adult level class available later on at 3 p.m.. Same day, same place. Cost is $30, $25 for members.

“Look Alive” starts tomorrow at Guild Hall in East Hampton. (Photo courtesy of Harris Allen)

Experience an interactive art exhibition at Guild Hall

“Look Alive,” is in the Marks Family Gallery South at East Hampton’s Guild Hall starting tomorrow. A multi-media exhibition, it includes works from artists Harris Allen, Kai Parcher-Charles, Mamoun Nukumanu, Kate Kavanaugh, Kiva Motnyk and Jasmine Chamberlain. Each artist uses the gallery as a site to create work, thus engaging participation from visitors and other artists alike. Organized by independent curator Ellie Duke, the exhibition doubles as an evolving studio and gallery with the artists on site on a rotating basis each weekend through May 6.

Find some free music at a bar near you

All are welcome to The Green Room in Sag Harbor for free musical performances from Josh Brussell tonight from 8 to 10 p.m.. Sahara performs tonight at 9 p.m. at Southampton Publick House. Tomorrow, it’s George Howard performing during happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. and karaoke (for ages 21 and up) starts at 10 p.m.. Chris Kline performs at Kidd Squid in Sag Harbor on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m.. Almond in Bridgehampton hosts World Famous karaoke this Saturday night starting at 9:30 p.m. hosted by DJ Carlos Lama. Fun goes until around midnight.

A documentary chronicling the life of William Shatner screens on two dates this weekend at WHBPAC. (photo courtesy of WHBPAC)

Celebrate Canada’s national treasure, William Shatner, at WHBPAC

You Can Call Me Bill screens at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center tomorrow night as well as twice on Saturday. The documentary is an intimate portrait of the illustrious, unique, and arguably well-lived life of beloved veteran Canadian actor William Shatner. Tomorrow’s screening starts at 7:30 p.m. while there’s 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. screenings on Saturday. Cost is $15 for general admission. Click here to save your spot.

Sneak a peek at a little history in East Hampton

A new series launches at the East Hampton Library today called “A Sneak Peek Inside the Long Island Collection.” From 4 to 7 p.m. the library hosts pop-up mini exhibits with today’s theme being “Men’s Lives/Long Island Fishermen Project.” The exhibit will feature rarely seen and non-reproducible photographs from the project along with items from the East Hampton Town Baymen’s Association files and the Maritime Folklife Oral History Collection. Members of the Long Island Collection staff will be on hand to answer questions and admission to the exhibit is free of charge. Call librarian Andrea Meyer at 631-324-0222 ext. 4 with questions.