The Hamptons lineup of events and activities keeps getting better as we near the end of summer. Check out all the exciting things to do, including the big Dan’s Taste events, GrillHampton and Taste of Two Forks, and Saturday’s East Hampton Artists & Writers Charity Softball Game!
Jackson Pollock Drip Paint Workshop
Friday, August 20, 10 a.m.
Enjoy a guided tour of the former home of artists Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner, followed by a painting workshop with a creation you can take home! Your $55 ticket includes a canvas and painting supplies.
830 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton. 631-329-2111, mannix.studio
Friday, August 20, 7–9:30 p.m.
The Hamptons vs. New York City! At Dan’s GrillHampton, eight East End chefs and eight New York City chefs will go head-to-head in the tastiest showdown of the summer. Guests will be served samples of the chef’s dishes while sipping on cocktails, wine and beer, then everyone votes on their favorite dish of the night while celebrity judges ultimately choose which team, Hamptons or New York City, will win the overall competition. Of course, with all that world-class grilled seafood, chicken, beef and even dishes for veggie lovers, the guests are the real winners! The format this year will be spread out al-fresco seating at Nova’s Ark Project.
60 Millstone Road, Water Mill. 631-537-1768, DansTaste.com
Tom Wardle at the Dune Deck Beach Club
Friday, August 20, 6 p.m.
Tap your toes acoustic rock, pop and soul covers with Tom Wardle and percussionist Mila Tina. Tickets will be on sale online ahead of time.
379 Dune Road, Westhampton Beach. 631-998-0050, bandsintown.com/e/102565593
ARF Pet Food Pantry
Saturday, August 21, noon–3 p.m.
Don’t miss this opportunity for donations and distributions of pet food at the Petco in Bridgehampton Commons. Cat food is especially welcome!
2044 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. 631-537-0440, arfhamptons.org
East Hampton Artists & Writers Charity Softball Game
Saturday, August 21, 2 p.m.
Celebrity artists and writers play softball at Herrick Park to benefit the East End Hospice, Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center, Phoenix House Academy and The Retreat.
67 Newtown Lane, East Hampton. [email protected], awgame.org
Montauk Music Festival Rocks the Lighthouse
Saturday, August 21, 6 p.m.
The third annual Montauk Lighthouse benefit concert features performances by Hopefully Forgiven, Stolen Rhodes and the Marshall Tucker Band. Tickets are $65.
2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-5077, montaukmusicfestival.com
Ravi Coltrane at the LTV Media Center
Saturday, August 21, 6–8 p.m.
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Ravi Coltrane, a Grammy-nominated saxophonist and composer who is also the son of John and Alice Coltrane. You can purchase tickets ahead of time online.
75 Industrial Road, Wainscott. hamptonsjazzfest.com
Dan’s Taste of Two Forks
Saturday and Sunday, August 21 & 22, 7 p.m.
We are thrilled to bring back one of the most popular events of the summer in the Hamptons for its 10th year, this time at Nova’s Ark Project! Bringing together the best restaurants and wineries from the North Fork and South Fork, Dan’s Taste of Two Forks is the premier food-and-wine celebration of the season. Top chefs and winemakers will be serving up the best bites and drinks on the East End, along with specialty spirits and cocktails, great beers and more. Guests will indulge in the best of the best that the East End has to offer at al-fresco seating.
60 Millstone Road, Water Mill. 631-537-1768, DansTaste.com
Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Finale: Uplift and Romance
Sunday, August 22, 5 p.m. & 7 p.m.
The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival season comes to a close with a bang at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church. Nino Rota’s Trio lift the spirits, and Bruch’s rarely heard Piano Quintet is filled with lush, sweeping melodies. Tickets are $45–$65.
2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. 212-741-9403, bcmf.org
Preview Reception for Box Art Auction Benefiting East End Hospice
Wednesday, August 25, 5-7 p.m.
Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase unique and memorable boxes created by East End artists for the benefit of Hospice. Completed boxes can be views on the website ahead of time.
18 James Lane, East Hampton. 631-288-7080, eeh.org
CTREE Horses Changing Lives Benefit
Thursday, August 26, 6 p.m.
Help support a galloping good cause at this special event at the Sebonack Golf Club. The Center for Therapeutic Riding of the East End provides riding lessons and activities for children, adults and veterans with cognitive, emotional, or physical disabilities.
405 Sebonack Road, Southampton. 631-779-2835, ctreeny.org
Pianofest in the Hamptons
Thursday, August 26, 7 p.m.
Don’t miss this virtuosic opportunity to hear the performances of international prize-winning piano artists. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time.
76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-1500, whbpac.org
Westhampton Beach Farmers Market
Saturday, August 21, 9 a.m.
Fans of locally-grown and caught ingredients, as well as homemade novelties, will relish the opportunity to mingle while they sample local treasures. The event takes place on the Westhampton Beach Village Green.
Mill Road and Main Street, Westhampton. 631-288-1654, westhamptonchamber.org
12th Annual Unconditional Love Gala
Saturday, August 21, 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy a breezy evening under the tents on Pond Lane in Southampton in support of the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation. You can purchase tickets online ahead of time.
137 Pond Lane, Southampton. 631-728-7387, southamptonanimalshelter.com/events
Zumba via Zoom
Saturday, August 21, 9:30 a.m.
Burn calories and improve your mood while you get your groove on from the comfort of your living room. You can register on the Westhampton Library website ahead of time.
Tuesday, August 24, 10 a.m.
Take advantage of this opportunity to improve your health and mindset through deep breathing. To attend the class, you need only to follow the Zoom link on the Bridgehampton Library website.
Intro to iCloud for iPhones and iPads
Tuesday, August 24, noon
Learn all about storage on your iPad or iPhone with this virtual opportunity. Sign up ahead of time on the John Jermain Library website and be sure to bring your device to the session!
201 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0047, johnjermain.org
Field of Dreams at the Parrish Art Museum
On view through August 31
Don’t miss one of the last weeks to view this unique collection of sculptures designed to work with the landscape and architecture of the Parrish Art Museum. The compositions featured were created by ten international, multigenerational artists.
279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-283-2118, parrishart.org
Jack, Larger Than Life at the Longhouse Reserve
On view through September 5
Don’t miss this opportunity to take in the textiles, crafts and clothing of creator-curator Jack Lenor Larsen. There are over 100 objects available for viewing.
133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton. 631-329-3568, longhouse.org
The Invisible Collection Pop-Up
On view through September 6
Phillips Southampton presents its first pop-up, showcasing a curated selection of collectible designs and objects courtesy of The invisible Collection. The main entrance and two salons will be set with a beautiful display of pieces by designers including Kelly Behun, Pierre Yovanovitch, CSLB Studio and Pinto Paris.
1 Hampton Road, Southampton. [email protected], phillips.com
Find more exciting Hamptons, North Fork and family events happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at DansPapers.com/Events.