What: Market Art + Design
Where: The Bridgehampton Museum
When: July 7- July 10
Why Go: Sip sparkling water while you peruse today’s most celebrated galleries and artists. Go.
What: Art Southampton 2016 Presented by Art Miami
Where: 60 Millstone Road
When: July 8- July 10, noon
Why Go: See modern and contemporary art from all over the globe at perhaps add to your own collection at this premiere event on the Hamptons social calendar. Go.
What: ARF Adopt-a-Thon
Where: Dylan’s Candy Bar
When: Friday, July 8, 2pm
Why Go: Come and find your new furry family member, mingle with hosts Dylan Lauren and Christie Brinkley and support a sweet cause. All proceeds will go to Dylan’s Candy BarN. Go.
What: Sandra Bernhard: Feel the Bernhard
Where: Guild Hall
When: Friday, July 8, 8pm
Why Go: Brace yourself for this brilliant brunette. Bernhard and her band, The Flawless Zircons, tie rock-n-roll, cabaret, burlesque and comedy into one sidesplitting show. Go.
What: AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY
Where: Guild Hall
When: Saturday, July 9, 7pm
Why Go: The Hamptons International Film Festival begins with the shocking story of literary persona JT LeRoy, the fictional writer created by American author Laura Albert. Stay for the discussion hosted by co-curators Alec Baldwin and David Nugent. Go.
What: Family Fun Night
Where: East Main Street in Patchogue Village
When: Friday, July 8, 6pm
Why Go: It’s free and open to all. Come with the kids and check out the petting zoo or pony rides, or enjoy a romantic dinner and live music al fresco with your SO. Go.
What: Big Tent: Party for the Park!
Where: Long Wharf
When: Sunday, July 10, 5pm
Why Go: Twenty-five local eateries, three vineyards and live music from the HooDoo Loungers under one tent. Go.
What: Painting at Madoo: Summer
Where: The Madoo Conservatory
When: Saturday, July 9, 10am
Why Go: Let inspiration envelop you as you explore your inner artist. Join Eric Dever in the infamous gardens of the Madoo Conservatory for this six session painting class. Go.
What: Long Island Hot Dog Festival
Where: Iron Mike’s Bar and Grill
When: Saturday, July 9, noon
Why Go: No need to go all the way to the ballpark to get one of these franks. Whether you are in the Hot Dog Eating Contest or the Chug-A-Lug contest, everyone leaves this festival with a full belly and a smile. Go.
What: Halsey House Gala
Where: The Thomas Halsey Homestead
When: Saturday, July 9, 5:30pm
Why Go: Toast to summer with sunset cocktails in the beautiful herb garden of Southampton’s oldest home. Go.
What: St. Jude Hope in the Hamptons
Where: 1143 Deerfield Rd
When: Saturday, July 9, 6pm
Why Go: Taste farm-fresh fare, sip a cocktail and enter the silent auction while supporting St. Jude’s efforts to help sick children. Go.