If you are looking for something special to do this weekend with friends and family, here are 7 must-attend events this weekend across the East End from a carnival in Sag Harbor to a flea market in Westhampton Beach. So grab your calendar and start making plans.
The Sag Harbor Fire Department is hosting a carnival, which will feature rides, games, food and fireworks on Friday night, starting at dusk. The carnival runs from Friday through Monday, starting at 5:00 p.m. each night. at Haven's Beach, located at Havens Beach Road in Sag Harbor. Armbands and pop tickets will be available.
The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center will hold its annual Be Our Guest Gala on Friday, August 8 at 6:00 p.m. at a private residence on Dune Road in Quogue. The event, which is billed as "An Evening Under the Stars," will feature a cocktails. Tickets are $175/$300.
Guild Hall will hold its annual summer Gala: Celebrating Robert Motherwell on Friday, August 8 at 5:00 p.m. at Guild Hall in East Hampton. The celebration will start at 5:00 p.m. at Guild Hall with an exhibition preview followed by cocktails, dinner, dancing and a live auction. Tickets start at $500.
The East Hampton Library will hold its annual Author's Night on Saturday, August 9 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Gardiner Farm, located at 36 James Lane in East Hampton. During the event guests can mingle with 100 authors, buy their books and have them signed. The event continues with dinners at various private homes. Tickets for the book signing party are $100 each and dinner parties are $250 and up.
The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons will hold its annual benefit on Saturday, August 9 at 6:00 p.m. at a private home in North Haven. The event will feature designer Isaac Mizrahi and honorary co-chairs Steve Martin and his wife Anna Stringfield, as well as Sarah Jessica Parker, Mathew Broderick, Cary Lowell, Hilaria, and Alec Baldwin. Tickets are $250 each.
The Westhampton Rotary will hold a flea market from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the Great Lawn in Westhampton Beach, which is located at the corner of Main Street and Potunk Lane. The flea market will feature many vendors selling jewelry, crafts, closing and toys. There will also be live music and refreshments Tickets are $3 adults, $1 children.
The American Lung Cancer Research Foundation is holding a Strides for Life 3-mile run/walk on Sunday, August 10 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Lake Agawam in Southampton. all of the proceeds will go toward research. Pre-registration is required to participate. Entrance fee is $45.