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Top 10: Indoor Activities on the East End

Welcome to the latest offering from the Curbed Hamptons Listage Department, where everyone loves a good countdown. With rain on the horizon, this week we take a look at what all of you displaced beach goers can do when a little precipitation sullies your weekend plans. You can thank us on Monday.

10) What: Gallery/Museum Hop
Where: To name a few: Vered, East Hampton; Pollock-Krasner House, Springs; Parrish Art Museum, Southampton
Why: Warhol's MJ portrait may be off the block, but there is plenty of other art to be seen and had throughout the East End.

9) What: Go Antiquing
Where: English Country Antiques, Bridgehampton; Georgica Creek Antiques, Wainscott, and many more...
Why: Who doesn't like a funky old lamp? Get inspired to redecorate by hitting a few of the East End's endless antique emporiums.

8) What: Visit the Hampton Designer Showhouse
Where: 179 David's Lane, Water Mill
Why: It may be sold, but the 2009 showhouse is still open to the public through September 6th. Go see what all the Joe Farrell fuss is about.

7) What: Shop at BookHampton
Where: Amagansett, East Hampton, Sag Harbor, Southampton
Why: Few activities are more satisfying than wandering a bookstore in the rain, and the East End has some of the most authentic book shops around.

6) What: Get Some Coffee
Where: Java Nation, Sylvester & Co., Hampton Coffee Company, Golden Pear...
Why: Once you've bought your latest summer read, peruse it over a cuppa joe, just as you would in the city.


5) What: Pop-up Shop
Where: Thoughout the East End, with lots of pop-ups in East Hampton
Why: Lots of local storefronts go dark this fall, so go stimulate that economy before they're gone.

4) What: Go (Open) House Hunting
Where: Throughout the Hamptons
Why: Thinking of buying or selling? Check out StreetEasy Hamptons' list of this weekend's open houses, and see what this crazy market has to offer.

3) What: Go Wine Tasting
Where: Wolffer Estates, Sagaponack; Channing Daughters, Bridgehampton; Duckwalk, Southampton
Why: Taste some of the East End's finest grapes without worrying if it's five o'clock somewhere.

2) What: Go to the (Movie) Theater
Where: Montauk, East Hampton, Sag Harbor, Southampton...
Why: The tried and true rainy day activity, theaters throughout the Hamptons will see epic crowds this weekend. Buy tickets NOW.

1) What: Get Wet
Where: Any beach from Montauk to Westhampton
Why: You came all this way, and you won't let a little rain dampen your plans. No one ever said beach umbrellas were sun-specific anyway.