The East Hampton Town Historical Farm Museum on North Main Street held its Season Opening Day Festival on Saturday afternoon. Guests were treated to tours of the barn and the Lester Farmhouse, and could purchase period items on the way. Horse and saddle demonstrations, treadle sewing machines, period costumes, farming, and the country music of the Potter-Tekulsky Band rounded out the fun.
Michael A. Barnhart, Ph.D., an expert in the history of American foreign relations and politics, will discuss how the United States and the Soviet Union stood at the brink of nuclear war during the Cold War and what can be learned from it now. Jackie Scerbinksi, a professor and director of fashion at the City University of New York, will give a talk on “The British Invasion: Sixties Style,” in which she will discuss London’s mod style and its influence on fashion in the U.S., on July 17 at 12 PM.