Hamptons Agenda: Authors Head to East Hampton; Barenaked Ladies Play to Westhampton

Plan your weekend around these Hamptons events.

From Montauk to Westhampton Beach, here are some of the hottest events happening in the Hamptons this weekend:


The East End Foundation will host the 13th annual Rell Sunn surf contest at that this year will benefit Roland Stubbmann and his family, starting at 8 a.m. A Montauker, Stubbmann was afflicted with Guillain-Barré Syndrome.

The Montauk Historical Society Craft Fair takes place at Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


The fastest race in town, this two-miler starts at 730 Old Stone Highway and there will be fun and games at the finish line. The gun sounds at 9 a.m.

will hold a free guided meditation on Sunday that is said to open up channels to "Unbounded Awareness." It begins at 11 a.m.


Pony rides, games, food and make up the 79th annual Fisherman's Fair that takes place on the grounds between the , and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Originally planned for last weekend, a family-favorite band called Laughing Pizza will perform with The Broadway Dance Center Kids in in the Center for Well-Being on Friday at 4 p.m.

Alec Baldwin will be the Master of Ceremonies at the gala on Friday, which will honor Martha Stewart and celebrate the artist . The evening begins with with a preview of the exhibition “Covering Pollock" at 6 p.m., and is followed by cocktails and dinner under a tent at the historic Gardiner Estate.

The Mulford Repertory Theatre returns to the barn this summer to present The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife. A preview performance will be given on Friday at 7:30 p.m. 

Town Crier and historian Hugh King will give a lively tour of the South End Burying Ground, near Town Pond, on Saturday at 10 a.m. Reservations are required.

A summer "Doggie Trunk Show" will be held at on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fifteen percent of the proceeds sold from the store and trunk show benefit the .

The Hamptons Fitness & Wellness Soiree will include manicures, pedicures, massages, reflexology, fitness tips, swimming, and more at a private East Hamptons estate on Saturday at 2 p.m.

The 's annual author-extravaganza starts with a reception on the library grounds with over 160 authors, from Dick Cavett to Georgina Bloomberg signing books from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Author Dinner parties will be held at private homes starting at 8 p.m. It's $100 for the reception only, $250 to $2,500 for the reception. Alec Baldwin and Barbara Goldberg host.

The library rounds out the weekend with a free fair for kids on the grounds from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Best of all, it's completely free.

Join in the garden terrace for "Men, Music and Drinks" after the beach or Bridgehampton Polo. The "Tea Dance" is designed for the gay community. The party is every Saturday through Sept. 10 from 4 to 7:30 p.m.


Explore Georgica Pond with , followed by a bon fire and a yoga session and meditation. Wine, cheese and healthy local snacks will be available. The paddle home with be my moonlight. Cost is $85.


continues its Fridays at Five series with Gail Levin this week. The author of Becoming Judy Chicago, Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography, and Lee Krasner: A Biography, will talk and sign books at 5 p.m. Admission is $15.

Each Friday, hosts a musical performance in the garden, starting at 6 p.m. Entrance costs $10 per person, $20 for a group of four people.

CNN's Soledad O'Brien and her husband Brad Raymond will host the inaugural fundraiser with a New Orleans theme to benefit their foundation to help young women achieve success on Friday night at 6 p.m., taking place at a private house in Bridgehampton. Tickets are $1,000. Pharrell Williams, Richard Parsons and Cicely Tyson are event chairs. 

Polo player superstar Nacho Figueras' Black Watch team will take on Peter Brant's White Birch team again this Saturday. Held at , the match starts at 4 p.m. and regular admission is $20.

will lead a group in learning about what goes on in the Native Plant Butterfly Garden on Saturday at 10 a.m.

The annual Beach Ball will be held at the on Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. New York Post columnist Cindy Adams will present Dr. Lewis H. Berman, a veterinarian and founder of Park East Animal Hospital in New York City, with an award. Tickets are $200.

will lead a family hike behind the center on Sunday at 10 a.m.


The Carnival continues at on Friday and Saturday from 5 to 10 p.m.

Performances of the musical "Enter Laughing" will be staged again this weekend at . Check the calendar for showtimes and ticket information.

Tobi Kahn, a noted Jewish painter, sculptor and teacher, will take part in the first Artist in Residence weekend at Temple Adas Israel. He will speak on "What is Sacred Space?" during Shabbat services on Friday at 8 p.m. Check the calendar for further lectures. 

Walter Klauss, minister of music at All Souls Church in New York, will play the historic 1845 Erben pipe organ at , the oldest church organ on Long Island, on Sunday at 3 p.m. Suggested donation $10.


Camp Gan Israel Southampton puts on the annual Children's Carnival on Friday . From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., there will be pony rides, a dunking tank, petting zoo, face painting and even challah baking, plus a lot more. 

Bock Art Limited will hold a silent art auction and reception from 5 to 7 p.m. at its gallery with proceeds going to Bay Street Theatre and Southampton Hospital.

The acclaimed comic takes the stage at on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. He's known for his biting humor and spot-on observations about everyday life, so get ready to laugh. Tickets are $45.

Go yard sale digging at 26 Henry Street in Southampton on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Time4Teens, a bereavement counseling non-profit.


The annual invitational at starts on Saturday and runs through Aug. 21. The fishing tournament for Bigeye Tuna, tag/release marlin, among others will benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island. A captain's meeting will be held on Friday at 7 p.m.


The annual Quogue Historical Society Art Show and Sale will display the artwork of local artists in assorted mediums on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

will hold open auditions for My Three Angels, which is about a band of angelic convicts who come to the rescue of a lovely young woman and her hapless family on Christmas day in French Guiana, on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.


The farmers market is held every Saturday in the village municipal parking lot behind the fire house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

hosts a story time on Saturday and Sunday mornings at 11 a.m. Free coffee is available for the grown-ups.

The Westhampton Rotary Club will hold its annual flea market on the Great Lawn on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

On tour promoting their 11th studio album, the Barenaked Ladies will make a stop to perform hits like "One Week" and "If I Had A $1,000,000.00" at the on Sunday at 8:30 p.m. Tickets range from $125 to $175.


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