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

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East Hampton

What: 2017 East Hampton Antiques Show Preview Cocktail Party
Where: Mulford Farm
When: Friday, July 21, 6–8:30pm
Why Go: The East Hampton Antiques Show kicks off this Friday with a preview cocktail party. Get a first look at all of the art, antiques, garden furniture, jewelry, textiles and collectables that the show has to offer while sampling small bites and drinks. Click to go


What: Dan’s GrillHampton & Taste of Two Forks
Where: Fairview Farm at Mecox
When: Friday, July 21, 8–10:30pm (GrillHampton), Saturday, July 22, 7:30–10pm (TOTF)
Why Go: Dan’s Taste of Summer is one of the most highly anticipated Hamptons events, and two of the most popular are happening this weekend. Start your weekend sizzling at GrillHampton and witness a fierce culinary battle between East End and Manhattan chefs. Enjoy grilled fare and specialty cocktails while voting for your favorite food. Make sure to come back the next day for Dan’s Taste of Two Forks where guests can taste food from top chefs from North and South Fork restaurants while sipping on the best wine. It’s sure to be a fulfilling weekend (especially for your stomach!). Click to go

What: 9th Annual Family Fair Fundraiser
Where: The Children’s Museum of the East End
When: Saturday, July 22, 10:30am–1:30pm
Why Go: There’s no better place for family fun this weekend than the Children’s Museum of the East End. Families can enjoy games, crafts, rides, food and performances while benefiting the Museum’s outreach programming. And with a theme of “Animals A to Z,” it’s sure to be a howling good time! Click to go

What: 6th Annual St. Barth Hamptons Gala
Where: Bridgehampton Historical Museum
When: Saturday, July 22, 6–10pm
Why Go: Join model and actress Christie Brinkley as she celebrates her cover story in “Social Life and St. Barth Tourism.” Snack on hors d’oeuvres and sip on champagne while DJ Lee Kalt blasts the summer’s biggest hits. Click to go


What: 2017 Hampton Designer Showhouse Gala Preview Party
Where: 82 Rosko Lane
When: Saturday, July 22, 6–8:30pm
Why Go: Featuring over 30 top interior designers and decorative artists from the Hamptons, New York City and nationwide, Hampton Designer Showhouse starts the weekend with its gala preview party. Now in its seventeenth year, the show this year will benefit the Southampton Hospital. Click to go


What: 5th Annual Taste of Montauk
Where: Great Lawn of the Montauk Yacht Club
When: Sunday, July 23, 6–9pm
Why Go: Enjoy everything localfrom craft beers and Long Island wines to small bites from Montauk restaurants—at this East End event. Take in spectacular views while listening to music from the Lynn Blue Band. Click to go

Shelter Island

What: Black & White Summer Event
Where: Havens House Museum
When: Saturday, July 22, 6–10pm
Why Go: Break out your best black and white apparel to show support for the Shelter Island Historical Society. Dance the night away with DJ Twilo while tasting food from Alice’s Fish Market. Click to go