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What: 32nd Annual Garden Party and Famous Chinese Auction
Where: Oakland’s Restaurant
When: Saturday, June 3, 12-3pm
Why Go: You don’t need to attend the Belmont Stakes to don your favorite springtime hat. Break out your best flowery headgear and join the Hampton Bays Beautification Society for a garden themed party complete with hor d’oeuvres, a buffet lunch, dessert, drinks and a Chinese auction. Go.
What: 8th Annual Southampton House Tour “Insider’s View”
Where: Thomas Halsey Homestead
When: Saturday, June 3, 4:30-6pm
Why Go: View extraordinary homes and discover Southampton’s unique architectural past from colonial days to present. A champagne reception catered by Sant Ambroeus will follow at the Rogers Mansion. Go.
What: Dancers for Good
Where: Ross Upper School, Center For Well-Being
When: Saturday, June 3, 7:30pm
Why Go: Thirty-two prominent dancers from esteemed companies such as the Paul Taylor Dance Company, New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre will put on a show for three even better causes. Proceeds will go to The Actors Fund, The Dancers’ Resource/Career Transition For Dancers and Paul Taylor Dance Foundation. A cocktail reception where guests can meet the dancers will follow. Go.
What: Barn Dance at Kilmore Farm
Where: Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center
When: Saturday, June 3, 6:30-10pm
Why Go: This annual summer benefit brings the South to the East Hampton. Expect live music from the Roadhouse Band, a line dancing lesson, a silent auction and southern cuisine by Art of Eating. The event will also raise operating funds for the center. Go.
What: Paddle for the Bays
Where: Gardiners Marina
When: Saturday, June 3, 3-6pm
Why Go: Presented as a part of the “The Great Peconic Race” series, paddle to raise proceeds supporting environmental initiatives for Three Mile Harbor Marina. Whether you’re a casual cruiser and want to take the three-mile recreation tour or a proficient paddler ready for the six-mile race, come for a day of water-filled fun. Go.
What: Sag Harbor Cup Annual Benefit Regatta
Where: The Breakwater Yacht Club
When: Saturday, June 3, 9am
Why Go: Support the community sailing center at this annual maritime affair. Race in the regatta or stand on the sidelines and enjoy a day of entertainment featuring a live DJ and food trucks! Go.