Five Fun Weekend Forays in the Hamptons

The 2nd Annual “Be Our Guest” Gala to Benefit Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center

Come enjoy delectable dinners at some of the Hamptons‘ most elegant homes in a gala to benefit WBPAC. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served from 6 – 8 PM at a gorgeous waterfront estate in Quogue, followed by a tour of eleven other homes and dinners throughout Westhampton, Westhampton Beach, Quogue, Remsenburg and Southampton.

Friday, August 19th from 6 – 11 PM. $150 – tickets for the cocktail party. $250 – VIP admission, including dinner

Shakespeare in the Park: Othello at Southampton Cultural Center

You can’t put a price on Shakespeare’s unparalleled use of language — especially if it’s part of the “Shakespeare in the Park” series hosted by the Southampton Cultural Center. In that case, it’s free. Come down to Agawam Park in Southampton Village at 7:30 to see the classic timeless tragedy, “Othello.

Saturday, August 20th. Show begins promptly at 7:30 P.M. Agawam Park, Pond Ln & Jobs Ln , Southampton [expand]

The 63rd Annual Artists and Writers Charity Softball Game

It’s history, charity, and good, old-fashioned softball all tied into one magical night. Join in a tradition that goes as far back as the late 1930s and boasts such legends as Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning. The artists and writers square off in a game that will benefit East End Hospice, East Hampton Day Care Learning Center & Phoenix Houses of Long Island, and feature celebrity names like Alec Baldwin, Christie Brinkley, Countess Lou Ann de Lesseps, Lori Singer, Josh Charles, Greg Bello, Jim Leyritz, and Rod Gilbert.

Saturday, August 20th, 2 – 5 PM. $ 10 admission. Herrick Park, East Hampton.

The Dan’s Papers Cover Artists Show and Cocktail Party

Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and the Best of the Best Dan’s Papers cover art in an event to benefit the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center of Sotuhampton Hospital. Original cover art will be on display and for sale at a silent auction, with Mickey Paraskevas serving as the 2011 Honored Artist. Other featured artists will include Casey Chalem Anderson, Ted Asnis, Walter Bernard, Joe Chierchio, Nick Codone, Yvonne Dagger, Carol Gold, Liz Gribin, Sonia Grineva, Jim Hoell, Eddie Rehm, Pamela Topham, Charles wildbank, Don Wilson, Doug Zider and Dan Rattiner. Festivities will also include a special pouring by unique Peruvian spirit Pisco Portón.

Saturday, August 20th 6 – 9 PM. $80 admission. Seasons of Southampton, 15 Prospect Street, Southampton.

Einstein’s 22nd Annual Wild West Family Day Carnival

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Annual Family Day is the premier family event this summer in the Hamptons. Pony rides, Gaga tournaments, art activities, carnival contests, games and rides, giant slides and inflatables, and The NetJets Hangar will all be part of the fun-filled day in the sun. Or, if you’d rather, play ball with the Knicks Groove Truck and Knicks City Dancers. All proceeds from the event will benefit research in Women’s Health & Cancers.

Sunday, August, 21st 10 AM – 2 PM.  Ross School (lower campus), 739 Butter Lane, Bridgehampton

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