Jul 2014

Tue. Jul 01 -- CHILDREN
July is Children's Festival month, stay any two nights during the month of July and relax while your kids have fun doing crafts and break that pinata

Thu. Jul 24 -- Garden Club of East Hampton Flower Show
The Garden Club of East Hampton is exceptionally pleased to announce that in this year, 2014, as we mark our 100-year Anniversary of helping to keep East Hampton beautiful, we will be hosting a Garden Club of America Flower Show. The show is called

Thu. Jul 24 -- Juried Art Show -Deadline 9/16/14
The Retreat’s 6th Annual Juried Art Show is accepting submissions. This show,benefiting the Retreat’s Domestic Violence Services, is open to all artists with work in Photography, Painting , 2D, 3D, and Sculpture. No video art. The top 25 entries will be shown in a group show at The Richard J.Demato Gallery. All Artwork must be available for purchase with a 50/50 split between artist and the Retreat. All 50% goes to the Retreat. The “Best 3 In Show” of these 25 winners will receive a solo exhibit at the Gallery within one year of winning, for a period of at least one week. For more information please visit www.hamptonsjuriedartshow.com

Fri. Jul 25 -- East Hampton Trails Preservation Society: Hike
Northwest Harbor Walk - Join us for a short walk around the beach of the harbor where we talk about its colorful past as we enjoy views of Shelter Island, Cedar Point Park, and Barcelona Neck. Northwest Harbor was the main port of East Hampton from 1654 until the first wharf was built in Sag Harbor in 1761. This is a perfect pre-revolutionary walk for the month of July.

  • 1.5 Miles
  • July 25, Friday 9 A.M.
  • Meet at the Northwest Harbor County parking area at the end of Northwest Landing Road off Swamp Road in the town of East Hampton
  • Free
  • Leaders: Celia Paul and Steve Rosen 631-324-7907
  • sharstat@yahoo.com
  • Website: ehtps.org

Sat. Jul 26 -- East Hampton Trails Preservation Society: Hike
Hither Woods Rapid Hike - Start your weekend with this picturesque hike with water views in Hither Woods, Montauk. It's summer, so we'll be done by 11 A.M.

  • 4 Miles
  • July 26, Saturday 9 A.M.
  • Meet at the Montauk Recycling Center parking area, north side of Route 27, Montauk
  • Free
  • Rick Whalen 631-267-6608 or 631-275-8539
  • sharstat@yahoo.com
  • Website: ehtps.org

The Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation (MPCCF) invites the community to “Get Wet for a Good Cause” at the 6th Annual Montauk Ocean Swim Challenge on Saturday, July 26th, 2014. Swimmers of all ages and abilities can compete in three distance categories. Beginners can sign up for a quick half-mile swim, more experienced swimmers can register for the one-mile swim, and the adventurous can tackle the new 5K swim. Each distance swim will have separate youth and adult divisions. Swimmer check-in and same-day registration opens at 5:30 a.m. at the Ditch Plains Beach parking lot. Proceeds from the Montauk Ocean Swim benefit the future Aquatics Center at the Montauk Playhouse Community Center.

  • 5K begins at Ditch Plains Beach at 6:30 a.m. (loop to Nick’s Beach and back)
  • 1-mile begins near Atlantic Terrace Beach at approximately 7:30 a.m. (shuttle provide from Ditch Plains to race start)
  • 1/2-mile begins at the cliffs at Ditch Plains Beach at approximately 8:00 a.m.
  • The race ends at approximately 9:15 a.m., followed by a 10 a.m. Awards Ceremony.
  • Price: 1/2 mile: $25 (advance), $40 (day of); 1-mile: $40 (advance), $55 (day of); 5K: $55 (advance), $70 (day of)
  • Participants should register in advance, online at active.com (keyword Montauk Swim). Registration will also be available the day of, at the Ditch Plains Beach parking lot at 5:30 a.m.
  • admin@montaukplayhouse.org
  • Website: www.montaukplayhouse.org/montauk-ocean-swim-challenge/

Sat. Jul 26 -- 118th Annual LVIS Fair
Join us for the 118th Annual LVIS Fair with the best vintage clothing in the Hamptons, silent auction, gourmet local food, face painting and more! Fun for the entire family!

Sun. Jul 27 -- East Hampton Trails Preservation Society: Hike
Jacob's Farm and Green River Cemetery - We'll detour from our athletic loop of Jacob's Farm to visit historic Green River Cemetery.

  • 3 Miles
  • July 27, Sunday 9 A.M.
  • Meet at the south side of Red Dirt Road approximately 1/4 mile from Old Accabonac Highway in the town of Amagansett.
  • Free
  • Leader: Jim Zajac 212-769-4311
  • sharstat@yahoo.com
  • Website: ehtps.org
Aug 2014

Mon. Aug 04 -- A Charles Addams Festival: Cartooning for Kids
The Bridgehampton Museum is now accepting reservations for its 2014 Charles Addams festival

  • Session runs from August 4 through August 8
  • Time is 10 am -2 pm
  • $225 per student
  • Please call or email for more information or to sign up. 631- 537-1088
  • The sessions are held at The Bridgehampton Museum Archive Building, 2539A Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY
  • bhhs@optonline.net
  • Website: www.bhmuseum.org

Thursday, August 7 / 7pm - 240 Edgemere St. Montauk NY 11954. The Hampton Ballet Theatre School and the Hampton Chamber Orchestra’s production of Peter and the Wolf Children will delight in this FamilyFest tradition! Our enchanting theatrical performance of Sergei Prokofiev’s beloved symphonic tale is presented in collaboration with the Hamptons Ballet Theatre School and the Hampton Chamber Orchestra. Each of the story’s characters is represented by a musical instrument and theme, with the story spoken by surprise celebrity guest narrator. This winning combination of live music and spellbinding storytelling provides classic entertainment for kids and music lovers of all ages! Cost: $15 per person. FamilyFest Tickets are available online at www.montaukplayhouse.org/familyfest/, by phone at (631) 668-1124, and at the door.

Thu. Aug 07 -- Shop at Sunset
Join the community’s finest in supporting the Retreat on a night of shopping. Participating stores are remaining open till 6pm and will donate a portion of their proceeds from 3-6pm to The Retreat. Trunk Shows, Gifts with Purchase, Sips & Snacks, Music & More. Sponsored by: Hamptons Magazine.

Thu. Aug 07 -- Shakespeare
Shakespeare's The Tempest, under the stars at Mulford Farm in East Hampton Village at 7 PM Wednesdays through Sundays from August 7 to August 24.

  • produced by HitFest (Hamptons Independent Theater). Modest ticket price. Wine, soft drinks and picnics to be sold.
  • Children's activities by Children's Museum of East End precede each performance.
  • josh@hitfest.org
  • Website: hitfest.org

Sat. Aug 09 -- East Hampton Library’s AUTHORS NIGHT
The East Hampton Library presents their 10th annual Authors Night event —meet and mingle with 100 authors, buy their books and have them personally inscribed at this lively cocktail party, with all proceeds benefitting the Library. The event begins at 5 PM, with the book signing cocktail party and continues at 8 PM with private dinner parties featuring guest authors at area homes.

  • Founding Co-Chairs: Alec Baldwin and Barbara Goldsmith
  • Honorary Co-Chairs Robert A. Caro, Giada DeLaurentiis, Nelson DeMille, Lee Grant, Alice McDermott, and James McBride
  • $100 for book signing cocktail party; $250 and up for dinner parties (includes cocktail party entry).
  • Location: Gardiner Farm, 36 James Lane, East Hampton village
  • View the complete list of participating authors and dinner party selections at the event website: authorsnight.org
  • Tickets and complete event information are available online at the Authors Night website: www.authorsnight.org, at the Library, and by phone at (631) 324-0222.
  • Proceeds from this special event benefit The East Hampton Library, a private, not-for-profit organization providing outstanding library services to the East Hampton community.
  • dennis@easthamptonlibrary.org
  • Website: www.authorsnight.org

Fri. Aug 15 -- Artists & Writers Pre-Game Party
Food, Drinks, Auctions and a Live Performance by Mary Fahl – formerly of The October Project. Charity Buzz Online Auction: August 6-27 * www.charitybuzz.com Auction items include: Special experiences with our players, exclusive golf outings, exotic destinations, Yankee tickets and more. Paddle 8 Online Auction: August 1-15 * www.paddle8.com Artworks from our players and acclaimed local and international artists Glenn Horowitz Gallery Show: August 10-17 *Opening reception August 14th, 6-8pm 20% of the sale proceeds go to the Artists & Writers Charities

Sat. Aug 16 -- Artists & Writers Charity Softball Game
Artists & Writers Charity Softball Game Batting Practice: Noon *Rain Date: August 13 Suggested Donation: $10 Children under 12 are Free! For the benefit of: East End Hospice Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center Phoenix House Academy of Long Island The Retreat www.artistswritersgame.org

Sun. Aug 17 -- Ellen
The 19th Annual Ellen’s Run returns, bringing over 1,000 runners and walkers back to Southampton for the largest race of its kind on the East End. Ellen’s Run benefits The Ellen Hermanson Foundation, Ellen’s Well and the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Southampton Hospital, supporting breast cancer survivors and their families.

  • When: Sunday, August 17th, 9:00 am sharp
  • Where: Parrish Memorial Hall, Southampton Hospital, Southampton
  • Admission: $30 pre-registration ($25 children/seniors), $40.00 the day of the event
  • Contact Info: Visit www.ellensrun.org for information or to register online, or else call 212-840-0916

Sun. Aug 17 -- Amagansett Fire Department Annual Chicken BBQ
Please come down and support your local Fire Department. Bring your family and friends for some delicious BBQ Chicken. You may eat in on the grounds of the Fire Department or you may also takeout to the beach. This annual event is very popular with the locals as well as ones visiting from out of town. You can also get in on the Raffles that the Ladies Auxiliary run they have amazing prizes.

  • Chicken BBQ hours are 2:00pm - 6:00pm Adult tickets are $20.00 and Children Tickets are $10.00.
  • The event takes place on the Grounds of the Amagansett Fire Department located at 439 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930

Monday, August 18 – Thursday, August 21 / 1-5 pm: National Circus Project “Circus Camp” Now’s your chance to run away with the circus, but still have all the comforts of home! Children ages 8 to 12 will learn a whole bevy of circus skills in this fun camp at the Montauk Playhouse. Camp will culminate on Thursday, August 21 with a special 7 pm show —see below—in which the campers will perform. Cost: $150 per child - includes 2 tickets to Aug. 21 show; $100 each, per additional sibling. Register online at montaukplayhouse.org/familyfest/ or by phone at (631) 668 1124

Thursday, August 21 / 7pm-240 Edgemere St. Monatuk NY 11954. National Circus Project Performance with the Circus Camp Kids This renowned circus arts-in-education program will stage a delightful and entertaining circus performance with lots of laughs, clowning around, performances by the week’s circus campers, and audience participation.Cost: $15 per person. FamilyFest Tickets are available online at www.montaukplayhouse.org/familyfest/, by phone at (631) 668-1124, and at the door.

Fri. Aug 22 -- The Bridgehampton Antiques & Design Fair
The Bridgehampton Antiques & Design Fair presents 25 Exceptional Dealers from the United States & Europe Offering an Extraordinary Selection of Antiques, Mid-century Modern, Asian, 17th-19th century European Decorative Arts, African, Textiles, Garden & Architectural Elements, Americana, Fine Art, Scandinavian Design, Textiles, Art Deco, Ceramics, Lighting, Jewelry, Contemporary Art & Design and unusual Furniture and Objects from Antiquity to Present Day.   Together, this very diverse group of dealers representing over 14 States and abroad including Britain, France and Turkey will present for your viewing and buying pleasure, a collection of antiques, art, curiosities and contemporary design beautifully displayed on two levels with a emphasis on quality. This fascinating combination is why these shows at the Bridgehampton Community House have become a favorite shopping destination for many Decorators & Design Firms and celebrated personalities for the past five years.

  • August 22nd - 23rd - 24th, 2014
  • Friday 10am-7pm Saturday 10am-7pm Sunday 10am-5pm
  • The Bridgehampton Community House
  • 2357 Montauk Highway @ School Street
  • Bridgehampton, NY 11932
  • Admission: $5.00
  • bridgeantiqfair@yahoo.com

Wed. Aug 27 -- Aztec Two-Step
Aztec Two-Step’s 1972 self-titled debut on Elektra Records and three subsequent albums for RCA Records were staples of progressive FM & college radio, helping to bring the music of the 60s into the '70s and beyond. Since then, they have accumulated over 40 years of awards, accolades and TV & radio appearances, and are still defined by their intelligent songwriting, dazzling acoustic lead guitar & inspiring harmonies. ATS continues to be one of acoustic music's most respected & enduring acts.
Sep 2014

Sat. Sep 06 -- 14th Annual Box Art Auction Benefiting East End Hospice
Over 75 of the finest artists on Long Island’s East End have again created memorable art boxes that will be auctioned to benefit the East End Hospice. The Box Art Auction is East End Hospice’s only summer event in East Hampton. It takes place at Ross School Center for Well Being on Goodfriend Drive. The auction will benefit residents of the Town of East Hampton communities. Among the artists, such prominent names as Eric Fischl, April Gornik, Stephanie Brody-Lederman, Barry McCallion, Randall Rosenthal, Frank Wimberley and many more.

  • Saturday, September 6, 2014, 4:30-7:00 p.m. Silent Auction and Reception will begin at 4:30; Live Auction to Follow. Lucas Hunt, Auctioneer.
  • Admission fee of $75 includes wine and hors d’oeuvres.
  • For further information or to receive an invitation, please call Theresa Murphy at the East End Hospice (631-288-7080) or via email (tmurphy@eeh.org).
  • Barbara Layton, owner of Babette’s Restaurant in East Hampton, will receive The Spirit of Community Award for her continuous generosity to East End Hospice, and to the East End community at large.
  • tmurphy@eeh.org
  • Website: www.eeh.org

Mon. Sep 08 -- Bob Kyle Memorial Golf Classic
Oceanfront Golfing, Cocktails, Continental Breakfast, Oceanfront BBQ Lunch, Live Auction, Mulligan “Do-Overs”, Hole-In-One Prize! Price: Individual Golfer: $675.00 Sponsorships available, please call us!
Oct 2014

Back again and on Halloween TOO! Our popular Murder Mystery Weekend in here with fun, food and a murderous good time...do you know who did it??? Book now we do fill up fast

42 Gingerbread Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937 - Phone: 631-324-0362

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