8 Can’t Miss Events on the East End This Weekend

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What: Market Art + Design
Where: The Bridgehampton Museum
When: Thursday, July 6–Sunday, July 9
Why Go: The East End’s premier modern art fair returns for a seventh season. Browse works from more than 60 international galleries while enjoying light bites and wine. Click to go

What: Caliente Fundraiser
Where: The home of Maria and Kenneth Fishel
When: Saturday, July 8, 7-10pm
Why Go: Join Long Island Cares and Organización Latino-Americana (OLA) of Eastern Long Island for the hottest event this weekend! Dance all night to music from Tito Puente, Jr. and his eight-piece band while sampling multi-chef signature dishes. A full open bar and silent auction bring the heat. What’s more, all proceeds help resolve hunger on Long Island. Click to go

What: The Bridgehampton Antique and Modern Design Show
Where: Bridgehampton Community House
When: Thursday, July 6–Sunday, July 9, all day
Why Go: Four days of fine antiques. This weekend, the Bridgehampton Community House will be showcasing antiques such as twentieth-century jewelry, paintings, quilts, prints and even fashion accessories from Hermes and Louis Vuitton. Click to go

What: SoFo’s 28th Annual Summer Gala–A Journey Into The Wild
Where: The South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center
When: Saturday, July 8, 6-10pm
Why Go: Enjoy a night of endless food and fun. The evening kicks off with the Pre-Gala VIP Reception and a special tasting menu made by leading industry chefs. Later, attend the Gala Reception for hors d’oeuvres, dancing and live and silent auctions benefitting SoFo environment programs and initiatives. Click to go


What: Unconditional Love Dinner Dance
Where: 340 Gin Lane
When: Saturday, July 8, 6:30pm
Why Go: Unconditional love and never-ending laughs. Join the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation for a fancy night of fun. Break out your best festive attire and help find forever homes for vulnerable animals. Click to go

What: Halsey House Gala 2017
Where: Thomas Halsey Homestead
When: Saturday, July 8, 5:30-8pm
Why Go: Not your typical lawn party. Sip on sunset cocktails at the beautiful herb garden or wander inside the expansive tent for a more beachy atmosphere complete with hors d’oeuvres. Dance the night away with DJ Twilo or participate in the silent auction for prizes such as cocktail cruises and organic produce. Click to go

Shelter Island

What: 60th Annual Shelter Island Fireworks
Where: Crescent Beach
When: Saturday, July 8, 9pm
Why Go: Begin the weekend with a bang! This beloved event is returning this weekend with a Fireworks by Grucci show you will not forget. End the night with flying colors by attending the after party at the Tavern. Click to go


What: Dan’s Corona MonTaco
Where: Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa
When: Friday, July 7, 7:30-10pm
Why Go: Tacos, tequila and Montauk, oh my! Join travel channel host Adam Richman for this debut Latin-inspired celebration like no other. Snack on Spanish cavas, take a shot of the best tequila and sample dishes made by renowned chefs at this benefit to help fund domestic violence services. Click to go