The Wallflowers in Westhampton Beach, Quidditch in Quogue, fireworks in East Hampton and more make for another fabulous weekend in the Hamptons!
WHBPAC 9th Annual House & Garden Tour
Friday, July 20, 11 a.m.–4 p.m., Westhampton
Get an up-close-and-personal look at the gorgeous and gracious living that epitomizes Hamptons style! This year’s tour benefitting Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center affords you the stunning ocean views, breathtaking landscapes and exquisite décor that highlight remarkable homes and properties from Remsenburg to Quogue. A charming boutique at the Westhampton Country Club will be open to all joining the tour and a delightful lunch is included for those purchasing the Tour with Lunch. More info and tickets at whbpac.org or call 631-288-1500.
“China Revisited” Opening Reception at Sheila Isham Gallery
Friday, July 20, 4–7 p.m., Sheila Isham Studio, 56 Mariner Drive, Southampton
Local artist Sheila Isham opens her studio for an exhibition of paintings and works on paper influence by the ancient art of Chinese calligraphy.
Quidditch Champagne Cup Tournament in Quogue
Saturday, July 21, 9 a.m.–8 p.m., VFW Post 5350, 125 Montauk Hwy., Quogue
Everybody knows we love our polo here on the East End, but the time has come to grab your broomstick and prepare to seek the snitch (or something like that)! The First Annual Quidditch Champagne Cup Tournament in Quogue takes flight this weekend. Sorry, no wizards welcome.
4th Annual Family Fair “CMEE In The Great Outdoors”
Saturday, July 21, 10:30 a.m.–1:30 pm CMEE, Bridgehampton
The largest fundraiser of the year for the Children’s Museum of the East End, “CMEE In The Great Outdoors” is a day of nature themed arts and crafts, water slides, entertainment, games, music, food and more with Honorary Chairs Naomi Watts, Liev Schreiber, Mariska Hargitay, Peter Hermann, Alexandra Wentworth, George Stephanopoulos and Mark Feuerstein.
South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo)—Family Fun: Sculpture from Nature at the Andy Warhol Preserve
Saturday, July 21, 10 a.m., Montauk
Head to Montauk with the South Fork Natural History Museum and discover the wind-swept woodland and stunning rocky beach of the Nature Conservancy’s Andy Warhol Preserve. Artist Grace Markham will lead the group in building sculptures from found materials as the Atlantic Ocean provides inspiration for all. Participants must call (631) 537-9735 for reservations and information about meeting place *Reservations are required for all walks, workshops, and programs* There is no charge for SoFo Members (unless otherwise stated); Non-members $7 per adult; $5 per child. Fees include admission to the museum on the day of the program.
Bideawee 4th Annual Doggie Social
Saturday, July 21, noon–3 p.m., Bideawee, 118 Old Country Road, Westhampton
With the dog days of summer soon here, Bideawee will host its 4th annual Doggie Social and offer people and their pets a day of fun-filled activity at its campus in Westhampton. Activities include an agility course; open house at the Dog Park at Bideawee; dog wash; doggie dental checks from the Animal Hospital at Bideawee; paw reading; cool down dog course; professional pet photography; raffles; dog treat vendors and more. For more information please visit www.bideawee.org
Greenport Gallery Walk 2012
Saturday, July 21, 6–9 p.m., Greenport Village
On the third Saturday of every month from June to September, over 60 businesses in Greenport open for an evening of shopping, eating and browsing. All businesses will have lanterns in front of their establishments providing a warm welcome for all visitors. Some businesses will have promotions, special sales and raffles. The Schoolhouse on Front St. and Main will be the Information Center that will distribute brochures and cards and give directions and information to visitors.
Staged Reading: The Glint by Matt Hoverman at Guild Hall
Saturday, July 21, 8 p.m., Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton
John Ratzenberger, Jean Smart, Richard Benjamin and Aya Cash bring their talents and big laughs to East Hampton. Jerry and Chuck are 60 and still cling to their dreams of success as voice-over pitchmen… and the promise of hot young women. This doesn’t sit so well with Chuck’s wife, Mary, who may or may not have a terminal illness. A mature romantic comedy about older folks with the hearts of teenagers, who can’t resist chasing…the glint.
32nd Annual Great Bonac Fireworks Show by Grucci
Saturday, July 21, 9:30 p.m., off Three Mile Harbor Rd., East Hampton
You know what this Saturday is? It’s the first Saturday after Bastille Day. You know what that means? That means it’s time for an East End fireworks tradition started back in 1970 to explode once more!
The 2012 Hampton Designer Showhouse
Sunday, July 22, 11 a.m.–5 p.m., 80 Flying Point Road, Water Mill
The Hampton Designer Showhouse, now in its 12th year, is a showcase for America’s premiere design talent. Approximately 25 top interior designers and decorative artists will turn a lavish shingle style home into a decorating masterpiece. Admission to the Showhouse is $30 and includes the Showhouse Journal. The Hampton Designer Showhouse will be open to the public through Labor Day. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit hamptondesignershowhouse.com.
The Wallflowers at WHBPAC
Sunday, July 22, 8:30 p.m., Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, Westhampton Beach
The Grammy Award-winning rock band fronted by Jakob Dylan hits the stage with classic hits like “One Headlight” along with new songs from their forthcoming album, due for release this fall. Don’t miss one of their first live shows fresh out of the studio!