The official start to summer is just around the corner. And, of course that means it is time for hot happenings in the Hamptons. Here are few thing to enjoy in the cool breezes and sunshine out east.
21st Annual Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic
(Thursday, June 20, 2019)
The 21st Annual Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic, benefiting cancer research, care and prevention, takes place at the exclusive Westhampton Country Club in Westhampton, NY. This popular, annual charity tournament in The Hamptons, is hosted by Ann Liguori, nationally-renowned sports radio and television commentator, golf correspondent for WFAN-NY & CBS Sports Radio Network, author and Founder of Ann Liguori Foundation and Ann Liguori Productions.
For more information, please visit annliguori.com/anns-charity-golf-event
Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center’s 13th Annual GET WILD Benefit (Saturday, June 29, 2019)
The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons will celebrate the Hamptons summer season with its 13th annual GET WILD Benefit hosted by Joan and Bernard Carl. Notable attendees from last year’s event included: Virginia Frati, Shelley Berkoski, Joan and Bernard Carl, Jay Schneiderman, Susan McGraw Keber, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Hilary Geary, Nicky Hilton, Don Lemon, Ellen and Chuck Scarborough, Henry Buhl, Leslie Alexander, Laura Carlock, Zab Judah, Linda and Benjamin Lambert, and Beth Stern.
For more information about the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons, please visit www.wildliferescuecenter.org
Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation 15th Annual Hamptons Happening (Saturday, July 13, 2019)
The 15th Annual Hamptons Happening to benefit the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation will honor Lidia Bastianich, Nicole Miller, Ian Duke and Antonella Bertello. This year, they are reinventing one of the East End’s most anticipated summer fundraisers to bring you the flavors of the world – without leaving the Hamptons – for one delicious and exciting evening. This “Tour de Cuisine” event will feature food, wine and liquor tastings that will transport you to some of your most favorite culinary destinations in Asia, Europe and the Mediterranean, Spain and Latin America, and the Middle East. While you “hop” from region to region, enjoy live music from Pat Farrell and the Cold Spring Harbor Band- “The Billy Joel Tribute Show.” The event will also feature a special music performance from Caly Bevier.
Don’t miss out on this exciting event, all to support groundbreaking cancer research that is moving SWCRF closer to a cure.
For more information, please visit www.waxmancancer.org/hamptons
Dancers For Good (Friday, July 19, 2019)
The Hamptons biggest dance event, Dancers For Good, returns for its fourth spectacular year on Friday, July 19 at 7:00pm. The season’s most magical benefit celebration of dance brings unparalleled performances from world-class companies and choreographers to the Hamptons in its mission to support The Actors Fund and its vast array of services.
The evening will feature two Tony Award winners; Broadway director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots) will be honored, and the evening will be hosted by Cady Huffman (The Producers). Dancers For Good will also honor dance legends Bob Fosse (Cabaret, Chicago) and Gwen Verdon (Damn Yankees, Sweet Charity) for their Lifetime Achievements in Dance. Performances will include dancers from Madboots Dance, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Carolyn Dorfman Dance, Amy Marshall Dance, Buglisi Dance Theatre and special guest dancers and vocalists.
For more information, please visit dancersforgood.org.
A Private Brunch with Ferrari & Maserati
(Saturday, July 20, 2019)
RAND Luxury is proud to produce its annual Private Charity Brunch & Concours at an estate in Bridgehampton, NY in association with Ferrari / Maserati of Long Island. On display will be the latest sports cars and the opportunity to experience a test drive in these fine marques. There will also be a showing of classic exotic cars. Invited guests shall enjoy fine cuisine, champagne & spirits while bidding at a silent auction that will benefit local charities. The event is sponsored by a luxury showcase of home electronics & decor, private aviation, tourism opportunities, fashion & more. The event is by invitation only.
For more information or to showcase your brand at this annual event, please contact Bradford Rand and visit RandLuxury.
Southampton Animal Shelter’s 10th Annual Unconditional Love Gala
(Saturday, July 20, 2019)
The 10th Annual “Unconditional Love” Gala to benefit the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation will be held under the tents at Wickapogue and Old Town Roads in Southampton. The signature event for the animal lover community will kick off with cocktails, followed by dinner catered by Stone Creek Inn. Guests will experience an evening of music by Nation. The gala will also hold a Live and Silent auction. Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff will chair the event.
For more information, please visit southamptonanimalshelter.com/events.
Prostate Cancer Foundation’s (PCF) Annual Gala and Tennis Tournament (Saturday, August 24, 2019)
Firmly committed to curing prostate cancer, the Prostate Cancer Foundation is the leading philanthropic organization funding and accelerating prostate cancer research globally. PCF will host its annual gala in support of the 14th Annual PCF Pro-Am Tennis Tournament. The gala is a celebration featuring cocktails, dining and special performances. Funds raised throughout the evening will go to supporting groundbreaking discoveries in cancer research. Last year’s event included a special music performance by John Fogerty and raised over $4 million.
The annual gala will take place at the Parrish Art Museum in Watermill. For further information on the PCF, please visit www.pcf.org.
For places to stay in between play consider The Southampton Inn. It is a classic, unassuming and utterly charming. The Inn offers the personal attention of a bed & breakfast with the services of a hotel. The 90 guest rooms, all with slightly different decor, offer individual temperature control, sparkling tiled bathrooms, refrigerators, and complimentary Wi-Fi. The grounds consist of several acres of manicured lawns and gardens, with amenities that everyone can enjoy, including a 50-foot heated outdoor pool, an all-weather tennis court, croquet and volleyball, a Game Room for all ages, and Claude’s Restaurant.
Other great places to dine also include: Union Cantina in Southampton, Union Burger Bar at 40 Bowden Square in Southampton, legendary 75 Main, and T-Bar Steak and Lounge at 268 Elm Street, Southampton.
Here is to a beautiful summer in the Hamptons.