July is almost here on the East End so you can bet that this weekend is loaded with places to go, play and stay. Get involved with great Hamptons events this weekend and make it a summer you’ll never forget. Here are 10 fun events to keep things exciting. Visit our Calendar to chart your own course through the many paths of the Hamptons weekend.
Friday, JUNE 21
“Beyond Pigment” Art Show at Hampton Hang
06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Hampton Hang Gallery, 688 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY. 11937.
The Karyn Mannix contemporary presents “Beyond Pigment” No Paint. No Canvas. On View June 21-July 7. The opening Wine Reception is June 29 6-9pm. Call 516-318-0000 or visit www.karynmannixcontemporary.net. The five artists featured are Maria Bacardi, Charles McGill, Gabriele Raacke, Claire Watson and Bettina Werner.
Friday Night Dialogues with Tom Clavin at Shelter Island Library
Shelter Island Library, Shelter Island,
Enjoy a reading with local and internationally acclaimed author Tom Clavin who will be doing a reading from his latest book, “The DiMaggios” as well as answer questions for interested fans will receive a signed copy.
Saturday, JUNE 22
Gimme Shelter Animal Rescue YARD SALE
09:00 am – 03:00 pm
214 Toppings Path, Sagaponack, NY. 11962.
Gimme Shelter Animal Rescue, A registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to saving the lives of animals., is having a YARD SALE! One By one until there are none. You can help them do it! 1005 of the proceeds go directly to the dogs! www.gimmeshelteranimalrescue.org
Southampton Town Festival of the Arts
10:00 am – 06:00 pm
VFW Post 5350, 125 Montauk Hwy., Quogue, NY. 11946.
Join your community June 22-23 in Quogue to celebrate the inaugural year of the Southampton Town Festival of the Arts. This boutique-style show highlights the work of 60 renowned national and international artists. Purchase breathtaking creations in painting, jewelry, sculpting, photography, woodworking, ceramics, glass – and more! Find that unique piece of artwork to enrich your life! Artists are available throughout the event. Hours are Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 11-5. Free admission & parking. Visit www.paragonartevents.com/westhamptom/index.html
Jurek Kubina Artist Reception at the Monika Olko Art Gallery In Sag Harbor
05:30 pm – 08:00 pm
95 Main Street, Sag Harbor
New Paintings by Jurek Kubina and an artists reception with refreshments and music will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call 631-899-4740 or visit www.monikaolkogallery.com
Phoenix House Annual Summer Party – Triumph for Teens
06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Margie & Michael Loeb’s Southampton Home, 1610 Meadow Lane, Southampton, NY.
Phoenix House, one of the nation’s largest providers of substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery support services, will hold its annual Summer Party in the Hamptons, Triumph For Teens, on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 6:00PM at the Southampton home of Margie & Michael Loeb. The event will celebrate the 45thanniversary of the organization, and will honor Phoenix House Founder, Dr. Mitch Rosenthal. Rosanna Scotto will emcee the event. The Phoenix House Summer Party in the Hamptons, Triumph For Teens, will raise funds to support programs serving thousands of young people and their families. The evening’s Co-Chairs are: Rose Marie Bravo & William Selkirk Jackey; Ellen Chesler & Matthew J. Mallow; Karine & Alexander Chudnoff; Shirine Coburn & Tony DiSanto; Harriet & Steven Croman; Bob DeBitetto; Tanja & James Dixon; Nancy Dubuc; Peter W. Emmerson and others. Visit www.phoenixhouse.org
18th Annual Artists Against Abuse Goes 60′s!
07:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Ross School , lower campus, Bridgehampton,
This festive evening will be filled with live and silent auctions, incredible works of art, games of chance and dancing to the sounds of “The Fabulous Sixties Rock Show”. Cocktails, wine ring toss, 60′s photo booth, silent auctions, food stations, award presentation and LIVE auction.
Kathy Griffin at WHBPAC
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY. 11978.
When it comes to dishing Hollywood gossip and celebrity blunders, she’s outrageously wild and downright hilarious! This two-time Emmy winner, NY Times best-selling author, five-time Grammy nominee, and Broadway darling will have you laughing out loud as she shares candid observations about everyday life, her dating experiences, and embellished celebrity tales. Visit www.whbpac.org. ADULT CONTENT – MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY
Live Music at 230 Down with HOT POCKETS
230 Down, 230 Elm St., Southampton, NY. 11968.
The exciting band “Hot Pockets” which offer up a variety of instrumental, soul, funky jazz and dancy tunes will be playing at the beautiful 230 Elm Street music and catering hall. 230elm.com.
Sunday, JUNE 23
Book Readings at Guild Hall with Ken Auletta
Guild Hall, East Hampton,
The world famous author Ken Auletta will be doing a book reading and signing inside of Guild Hall for fans. Visit www.guildhall.org.