Plan Your Week of Hamptons Fun: August 6–12, 2021

Jam with Joshua Radin at The Stephen Talkhouse this weekend
Jam with Joshua Radin at The Stephen Talkhouse this weekend
Courtesy Prospect PR

Plan a week of fun and exciting Hamptons events and activities, including live shows, gala fundraisers, fitness classes, art exhibitions, nature excursions and even virtual options for those who want to remain in the safety of home.


Guild Hall Summer Gala
Friday, August 6, 5 p.m.

In its 90th year, Guild Hall is celebrating with Robert Longo: A House Divided, a two-part exhibition featuring images that represent both how America was once perceived, as a country at the peak of its power and influence, and images that echo its current state of chaos and conflict. The event includes an exclusive preview of the exhibition, cocktails, dinner, music and more.

158 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0806, [email protected],

Southampton Rose Society Fundraiser
Friday, August 6, 5 p.m.

Don’t miss this opportunity to support the flowers, birds and wildlife in five local gardens. Ticket prices include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live Bassa Nova jazz.
359 Wickapogue Road, Southampton. 917-688-7211,

Jazz on the Terrace: Michael Sarian’s New Aurora Quartet
Friday, August 6, 6 p.m.

Join Parrish Art Museum for an outdoor concert on the terrace, rain or shine. Register in advance, and don’t forget to bring your own chairs. You may also watch the livestream of the concert on the Parrish’s YouTube channel.
279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-283-2118,

Bande Cardio Fit
Saturday, August 7, 9:15 a.m.

Enjoy this pumpin’ 45-minute class where you can get your cardio and sculpting done at the same time. Movements are designed to strengthen and lengthen. Register ahead of time on the Southampton Arts Center website.
25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-0967,

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Annual Benefit
Saturday, August 7, 6:30 p.m.

Enjoy an evening of elegant music, cocktails and dinner at the Atlantic Golf Club. Reserve your seat ahead of time by phone or email.
1040 Scuttle Hole Road, Water Mill. 212-741-9403, [email protected],

Joshua Radin at The Stephen Talkhouse
Saturday, August 7, 7 p.m.

Joshua Radin is an LA-based singer and songwriter who has sold over one million albums. Famous for his hit song “Brand New Day,” Radin has performed alongside the likes of Ed Sheeran, Sheryl Crow and Tori Amos. Purchase tickets ahead of time on The Stephen Talkhouse website.
161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117,

CROSSROADS Summer Festival
Saturday, August 7, 7-11 p.m. & Sunday, August 8, 5-8 p.m.

The Watermill Center presents CROSSROADS: The Watermill Center’s Summer Festival, a multi-day gathering exploring themes of ritual, healing, faith and hope through live performances, installations and film screenings. Purchase
39 Watermill Towd Road, Water Mill. 631-726-4628,

Camelot: A Concert Musical Under the Stars
Sunday, August 8, 5 p.m.

Enjoy a classic musical performance in the bucolic Hamptons outdoors in the field behind Carvel. Purchase tickets on the Bay Street Theater website ahead of time.
2011 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. 631-725-0108,

EHHS Summer Lecture Luncheon
Thursday, August 12, 11 a.m.

For five years, the Summer Lecture Luncheon has brought together some of the best designers and architects from around the country for a day of fun, friends, food and support for the East Hampton Historical Society.Join Perry Guillot, founder of Perry Guillot Inc. Landscape Architecture, at the Maidstone Club as he discusses some of his remarkable projects. David Netto, celebrated author and designer of interiors and furniture, will introduce Guillot and moderate a question and answer session following the talk.
50 Old Beach Lane, East Hampton. 631-324-6850,

Southampton African American Museum Summer Benefit
Thursday, August 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, an auction and even a VIP tour of the museum, which preserves and fosters an appreciation of African American culture. Register ahead of time by email or online.
136 Main Street, Southampton. 631-353-3299, [email protected],

Dan's Kite Fly is a fun-filled Sunday!
Dan’s Kite Fly is a fun-filled Sunday! Photo: Ellen Dioguardi


Natural Medicines from the Herb Garden
Saturday, August 7, 10 a.m.

Learn about the medicinal properties of the common garden during this tour of the Bridge Garden. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased by phone or email.
36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton. 631-283-3195, [email protected],

Lighthouse Weekend
Saturday, August 7 & Sunday, August 8

Learn about Montauk’s rich history with the Kings of the Coast Pirates, live militia re-enactments and more family fun at Montauk Lighthouse.
2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-8957,

Dan’s Papers Kite Fly
Sunday, August 8, 5:30–6:45 p.m.

East End families are invited to join Dan’s Papers founder Dan Rattiner at Sagg Main Beach for a day of kite flying and other fun activities. Prizes are awarded to kites that excel in various categories.
315 Sagg Main Street, Sagaponack. Learn more.

Nature and Birdwatching Cruise on the Peconic
Monday, August 9, 9:45 a.m.

Explore the more remote areas of Shinnecock Bay onboard the research vessel of Stony Brook University. You’ll explore birds, waterfowl and seals that populate the waters in the summer. Register via phone or email ahead of time.
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735, [email protected],

Run or walk to help bring hope to those diagnosed with depression
Run or walk to help bring hope to those diagnosed with depressionGetty Images


Zumba via Zoom
Saturday, August 7, 9:30 a.m.

Get your groove on and stay in tip-top shape from the comfort of your living room. Register ahead of time via phone or email to get the link from the Westhampton Free Library.
631-288-3335, [email protected],

Virtual Race of Hope Run/Walk
Sunday, August 8, 8:30 a.m.

Run wherever and whenever you want to raise money for depression research, diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Tune in on race day to connect with race ambassadors and participants throughout the event or go solo and create your own race day fun any time and date you choose.

Virtual “Cooking With Craig” Facebook Live Cooking Demo
Monday, August 9, 6:30 p.m.

Chef Craig of the Block Island Seafood Company will have you sparkling up your kitchen with his recipe for Firecracker Shrimp over quinoa and veggie salad. He’ll be broadcasting live from his home on the Hampton Bays Public Library Facebook page. Simply click the link on the library calendar to attend.
631-728-6241, [email protected],

Long Island Lighthouses With Eco-Photo Explorers
Monday, August 9, 6:30 p.m.

Explore Long Island’s most fascinating lighthouses from Coney Island to Montauk through this virtual experience presented by the Rogers Memorial Library. You can register online ahead of time.
631-283-0447, [email protected],

Bowie- Acqua & Gold Russell Young The White Room Gallery
“Bowie- Acqua & Gold” by Russell YoungCourtesy The White Room Gallery


Bruce Helander
On view through August 15

Enjoy this unique collage series that utilizes vintage paper printed during the 19th and 20th centuries. Bruce Helander’s work has been featured in the Guggenheim, Whitney and Smithsonian museums.
4 North Main Street, Southampton. 631-259-2272,

Once Around
On view through August 15

The White Room Gallery’s third summer 2021 exhibition, Once Around, presents works by Russell Young that celebrate the lives of pop icons who lived life to the fullest.
2415 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-237-1481,

Find more exciting Hamptons, North Fork and family events happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at

More from Our Sister Sites