The Rip Tide contest finale was held on Saturday, November 10, from 3 to 6 PM at Southampton Arts Center. The Spur and I-hamptons held the contest to give grants to start-up businesses. Finalists included Culiraw, Sproutbox, Sweet Vineyards Biscotti, Peddle Share, and Wick & Wine Candle Co. At the event, which was held at Southampton Arts Center, the top five finalists presented their business concepts to a panel of expert judges for a shot at up to $30,000 in prize money. Wick & Wine was the overall winner of the competition, with Peddle Share the runner up.
The Suffolk County Historical Society Museum will be transformed into a children’s museum during “Kids Week” from April 24 through April 27.
The museum signage will temporarily be re-interpreted for school-age children, and touch-table educational play stations will be available for hands-on experiences. There will also be the “Historical Play Room,” where children can dress in colonial garb and play with old-world games, toys, and crafts. On Wednesday and Thursday afternoon, there will also be live music featuring historic songs of Long Island.
Admission is $5 per adult and free for children. For more information, call 631-727-2881 ext. 100.