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Jennifer Cella portrays powerhouse songstress Adele in a tribute concert at Bay Street in Sag Harbor. (Photo courtesy of Bay Street Theater)

With Earth Day on Monday, April 22, and some noticeably more consistent warm weather (keep those fingers tightly crossed, friends!) this weekend is shaping up to be pretty sweet across the South Fork.

Art and the artists that create are the dominant themes of activities for this weekend, with plenty of gallery talks and walks on tap and geared toward the whole family. If it’s music that you seek, be sure to check out Jennifer Cella portraying the one and only powerhouse herself Adele at Bay Street Theater and don’t miss our handy dandy little ditty on where to catch some free tunes at some of our favorite Hamptons haunts.

The annual “Airing of the Quilts” is at Duck Creek in East Hampton, paying homage to a traditional rite of spring and don’t miss a chance to take in some history at the Montauk Historical Society as it talks about Prohibition times throughout the cheekily (and perhaps aptly) dubbed “drinking town with a fishing problem.”

Sure, it might rain. There may still be a chilly day here and there as we move through the rest of this month. However, take this weekend to mark the end of winter and get geared up for the warmer days ahead. We can all certainly drink to that.

Tour through exhibitions at Guild Hall

East Hampton’s Guild Hall hosts a session of its “Lunch Break” series this Friday, April 19, from noon to 1 p.m., focusing on the locale’s current exhibition “Darlene Charneco: Field Mappings — Weaves and Touchmaps.” Led by collaborative artist, educator and creative producer Anthony Madonna, participants will get a chance to view, absorb and discuss the works and are welcome to join staff for lunch. Bring your own or purchase small bites (à la Tutto Caffé) from Louise and Howie’s Coffee Bar located in the lobby. $15 for admission, $10 for members. A free 45-minute interactive tour of the on-view exhibition designed for families (including kids age 4 and up) is set for Saturday, April 20, starting at noon.

The annual “Airing of the Quilts” is at Duck Creek in Springs on Saturday. (Photo credit: Katama Eastman)

Welcome spring with the airing of the quilts

The Arts Center at Duck Creek in Springs (127 Squaw Road) hosts the second annual “Airing of the Quilts” on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. (rain date is Sunday). This day-long event — organized by Louise Eastman and Erica-Lynn Huberty — is a community celebration symbolizing the transition from winter to spring. This year will feature a bedspread made by Stella Mae McClure Pollock, crafted from Jackson Pollock’s clothing courtesy of the nearby Pollock Krasner House and Study Center. Bring your quilt to be displayed between 9 and 11 a.m. and make sure it is tagged with the exhibitor’s name, phone number and email. The Bridgehampton School Marimba ensemble will play from noon to 1 p.m.. All are welcome.

Take a look at the power of books

The ABCs of Book Banning screens at Southampton Arts Center this Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m.. This Oscar-nominated film explores those impacted by the banning of books throughout school districts juxtaposed with the insights of inquisitive youthful minds. Presented in part by Hamptons DocFest and free to view. A panel discussion titled “Libraries Today and Tomorrow” immediately follows. On Sunday, all are welcome to a “John’s Memory Book,” a discussion with John Buchbinder (whose work is currently on view as part of SAC’s “Look at the Book” exhibit) about his Alzheimer’s diagnosis, which ultimately affected his speech. Along with his dedicated speech pathologist Marta Kazandjian, Buchbinder was able to recall meaningful moments through photographs that were taped into books. Discussion starts at 1 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Jennifer Cella channels her inner Adele in a tribute concert at Bay Street on Saturday night. (Photo courtesy of Bay Street Theater)

Enjoy opera and Adele at Bay Street

Do you adore Adele? This Saturday at 8 p.m. “Absolute Adele Tribute” with Jennifer Cella is at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. Cella, a vocalist and songwriter, will deliver a spot-on portrayal of the beloved Grammy-winning British songstress and pop icon as she sings some Adele favorites. Tickets start at $37 and are available here. On Sunday at Bay Street is a live screening of the Metropolitan Opera’s rendition of Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette at 12:55 p.m.. Admission is $35, $31.50 for seniors, students and children and $25 for Met members.

Hike through Munn Point Preserve with SOFO

The South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center hosts an exploration of Munn Point Preserve, crossing a boardwalk over a salt marsh tidal creek to a Shinnecock Bay beach in Southampton. Designed for families with children ages 3 to 7, this program will include a search for shells as well seining for fish and crabs (possibly). Enjoy stories simple nature journals and worksheets to take home. Led by SOFO environmental outdoor specialist Crystal Possehl-Oakes, the program costs $10 per child admission (which includes a participating adult). Program runs from 1 to 3 p.m.. Click here to register.

Tasty tunes across the South Fork

Greg McMullen performs at Kidd Squid in Sag Harbor from 5 to 7 p.m. this Saturday. At The Green Room (the third floor bar at the Sag Harbor Cinema) today and tomorrow is Teacher Appreciation Day, welcoming all teachers and school staff. Tonight, Bobby Murray plays beginning at 8 p.m.. Tigres plays at Southampton Publick House starting at 9 p.m.. No cover for both performances. Late night karaoke with Ben Goodale is at Clubhouse in Wainscott starting at 9 p.m. tomorrow while Almond in Bridgehampton hosts their “World Famous Karaoke Saturdays” hosted by DJ Carlos Lama beginning at around 9:30 p.m..

The works of Fairfield Porter will be discussed at The Parrish Art Museum tomorrow night. (Photo courtesy of Parrish Art Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Daniel J. Mason)

Explore the works of Fairfield Porter

All are welcome to “Across the Avenues: Fairfield Porter in New York,” a presentation and talk at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorrow night. Starting at 6 p.m. assistant curator and publications coordinator Kaitlin Halloran leads a discussion on Porter’s time in Manhattan and the work he created over the course of 30 years. With works part of the Parrish’s permanent collection, Porter was known for capturing the hustle and bustle energy commonly found on the streets of New York City as well as intricately painted cityscapes. Tomorrow’s talk costs $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, $10 for members, $15 for member’s guest and is free for studnts and children.

Learn about Montauk’s illegal liquor trade during Prohibition

Want to know about how Prohibition was in Montauk? We thought so! There’s a lecture from Dave Cataletto tomorrow night at 7 p.m. at the Carl Fisher House. During the 1920s and 30s, liquor was smuggled into Montauk by seafarers. Although it was a hush-hush operation, many locals of The End where therefore engaged in the illegal liquor trade (shocking, we know). Presented by the Montauk Historical Society, this event is free and open to the public.