10 Things to Do This Weekend on the East End

June is half way through and this East End weekend is loaded with fun. Whatever your passion is, here are 10 fun events to keep things exciting on Saturday and Sunday. Visit our Calendar to chart your own course through the many paths of the Hamptons weekend.

Saturday, June 15

Dive Into Summer To Benefit Group for the East End at Wolffer Estate
06:00 pm

Wölffer Estate Vineyard, 183 Sagg Road, Sagaponack, New York. 11962.

Start your summer out East by protecting the nature of the place you love. Dive Into Summer to Benefit Group for the East End will kick off the summer gala season in style at the stunning Wölffer Estate Vineyard. Live and Silent Auctions, local food and wines, and dancing under gorgeous Sperry tents are all part of the fun as eco-interested East Enders and special guest Alec Baldwin raise important funds to help Group for the East End protect the stunning beaches, expansive farms, sparkling waters and nature that make eastern Long Island so special. Visit http://www.groupfortheeastend.org/events/gala/

SOFO “ROCKS” Honoring Susan Cohn Rockefeller
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
SoFo Museum, Bridgehampton, 377 Bridgehampton/Southampton Turnpike
6 p.m. Annual fundraiser for South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo). Honoring Susan Rockefeller and Christie Brinkley. Tickets start at $250/$125 for under 30. 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. For tickets, 631-537-9735 sofo.org

Benefit Event for the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation
7:00 pm
Sole East, 90 Second House Road, Montauk,
The Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation (MPCCF) will kick off the season with a benefit event at Solé East Resort (90 Second House Road, Montauk) on Saturday, June 15th, 2013, at 7 PM. Tickets are $75 per person ($100 after June 8 or at the door), and are available online at www.montaukplayhouse.org, by phone at (631) 668-1124 or (631) 668-2105, at the Willow gift store in the village of Montauk, and at the door.

ARF’s 27th Annual Garden Tour
10:00 am – 04:00 pm
East Hampton, 90 Daniels Hole Road, Wainscott, NY. 11975.
A self-guided tour of six delightful gardens in the Village of East Hampton. 10am-4pm. Gardens featured: Barrie Berg & Antonio Munoz, Dwyer & Michael Derrig, Alexandra Munroe & Robert Rosenkranz, Jan & Randy Slifka, Craig James Socia, Peter Wilson & Scott Sanders. Cocktail party immediately follows at the home of Mary Jane & Charles Brock. Tickets are $75 for the tour and $175 for the tour and cocktail party. For tickets by phone call 631-537-0400 x216. For tickets online visit www.arfhamptons.org

Ottmar Liebert + Luna Negra at WHBPAC
08:00 pm
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY. 11978.
This GRAMMY-nominated, platinum-selling guitarist’s nimble, articulate finger work makes him one of the world’s most popular flamenco instrumentalists today. His haunting guitar style mixes elements of Rhumba, jazz, bossa nova, and new age music, creating a soulful and exotic sound that has to be experienced live.

Saturday, June 15

Main Beach Surf and Sport Benefit for “Paddlers for Humanity”
7:30 a.m.
On Sunday June 16th, Main Beach Surf and Sport will sponsor a charity Stand up Paddle Race for the Organization “Paddlers for Humanity”. The race will start at Beach Lane in Wainscott at 9 am, and proceed in an easterly direction to Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett. Registration will take place at the Main Beach Surf Shop starting at 7:30am. Race support is provided by the East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue Squad. Visit www.mainbeach.com to sign up, or for more information or call the shop at 631-537-2716.

Adult Open Sailing Sessions at Sail Montauk
11:00 am – 01:00 pm
Sail Montauk, 32 Star Island Road slip 412, Montauk, NY. 11954.
These weekly sessions happen throughout the summer, and are offered for individuals that want some tiller time with an experienced instructor. Participants will get a chance to practice sailing basics while meeting others interested in the sport.
Advance reservation is required, boats need a minimum of two sailors to move forward. Sign up for one session or make it a weekly hobby.
Sundays, 11am-1pm
Starting June 16, 2013
*Additional dates TBD

A Toast to Dad on Father’s Day at Navy Beach
12:00 pm
Navy Beach, 16 Navy Road, Montauk, NY. 11954.
Navy Beach will toast dads on Father’s Day weekend on Sunday, June 16th. Dads will receive a complimentary Bloody Mary or Budweiser beer with their meal during lunch, beginning at noon.
Navy Beach is open seven days for lunch and dinner beginning at noon.

Fathers Day on Whiskey Hill Hike
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Whiskey Hill, Bridgehampton, Southampton, NY. 11932.
Meet on Mill Path (off Lopers Path east), Bridgehampton. Moderately paced 1.7 mile hike with ocean views from top of the moraine. Jean Dodds, 631-599-2391.

BookHampton Presents “Books We’re Talking About”
11:00 am
BookHampton, East Hampton,
BookHampton is ready to help you shake off wintery doldrums with great book recommendations.
Sunday morning in-store book conversation. Bring friends and neighbors and go with a cup of coffee (a bagel’s okay too)to talk about the books that are being talked about. Call 631 324-4939

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