Although the temperature may cool down in the next few days, it's going to stay hot on the East End with a variety of events taking place this weekend. Here are some of the hottest events happening in the Hamptons.
Music: will perform at Stephen Talkhouse on Friday at 8 p.m. Their blend of jazz, rock and funk music landed them a recurring role on HBO's "Treme" and they have played at music festivals, such as the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Bonnaroo Arts & Music Festival and Gathering of the Vibes. Tickets are $30. For more information, call 631-267-3117.
Benefit: will be held on Saturday at 6 p.m. Live Out Loud is a non-profit organization with a mission to inspire and empower LGBT youth with connecting them with successful role models in their community. The evening's benefit will be held at the East Hampton waterfront and private residence of Bruce T. Sloane on 21 North Bay Lane. The event will include cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, music and a silent auction. Advance sales are $150 for general admission or $300 with a buffet dinner. For more information, email email@example.com.
Theater: Guild Hall presents a comedy written by Murray Schisgal and directed Lonny Price that stars Kahan James, Robert Stanton and Jennifer Regan. Two misfit college friends, Harry and Milt, are reunited when one stops the other from jumping off a bridge. They reconnect by sharing their hard luck stories and Harry comes to be the solution to Milt's biggest problem. Weekend performances run Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.
Trunk Show: Everything But Water, East Hampton, is hosting a Designer Trunk Show featuring from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Everything But Water is a swim and resortwear retailer that is located at 66 Newtown Lane. It has large cabana-style fitting rooms to provide each customer with their own private area to find that perfect suit. Complimentary personal appointments are available.
Author talk: , author of "About Schmidt" will discuss his newest installment, "Schmidt Steps Back," at BookHampton in East Hampton at 5 p.m. Admission is free.
Author Talk: Authors come to Book Hampton in East Hampton on Sunday at 2 p.m. Sheldon is a Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway lyricist for shows such as "Fiddler on the Roof." Margery is an actress, painter, dancer and photographer. Together, they come to discuss their book, "The Outdoor Museum," a collaboration of photography and verse. Admission is free.
Art Show: "Planters On and Off the Ground," Long House's invitational garden exhibit, will take place Saturday between 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Ribbon presentation by jurors — chef and author Ina Garten, artist April Gornik and architect Fred Stelle — starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 and $10 for LongHouse members.
Benefit: will celebrate its 40th anniversary with special guests Alec Baldwin and Billy Joel at from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The evening's events include cocktails and a silent auction that begins at 6 p.m. It will be followed by dinner catered by Brent Newsom at 7:30 p.m. There will be a live auction and music by DJ Tom Finn. All proceeds will benefit the Group for the East End's education and advocacy programs. Tickets for this event start at $500 and can be purchased by calling 631-765-6450, ext. 215.
Benefit: will take place on the grounds of the Hayground School in Bridgehampton. The event supports the American Heart Association. This year, Bill Hemmer, an anchor for Fox News Channel, will serve as master of ceremonies. Evening festivities will include, heart healthy food, local wines, live music by That '70s Band and a live and silent auction will take place. The event will honor Jeffrey Moses, M.D., and Layne Lieberman-Liebelson, R.D., a nationally renowned food expert and nutritionist. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. and tickets are $500. To purchase tickets and sponsorship opportunities or for more information, please call Barbara Poliwoda at 631-734-2804.
Theater: wraps their American premiere run of "." Polly Draper stars in the comedy, which was written by Geraldine Aron, under the direction of Matt McGrath. This one-woman show tells the story of Angela, who has been left to cope with a disapproving mother, a shifty attorney and a bad case of hypochondria after her irritating British husband takes off. See it Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 8 p.m. or Sunday at 7 p.m.
Author Talk: comes to BookHampton in Sag Harbor at 6 p.m. for a Town Hall Q&A. For more information, call 631-725-8425. Admission is free.
Poetry Readings: come to Book Hampton in Sag Harbor at 4 p.m., to present the audience with an afternoon of verse as they read from their work. Admission is free.
Author Talk: , the WABC-TV Channel 7 Eyewitness News senior meteorologist and author, will be at BookHampton in Southampton at 4 p.m. to discuss his book, "It's Raining Fish and Spiders." Evans is a 12-time Emmy Award-winning weather anchor. For more information, call 631-283-0270. Admission is free.
Benefit: The Rogers Memorial Library Foundation hosts its , featuring Sag Harbor's Grammy-nominated Judy Carmichael with The Judy Carmichael Trio, which who perform an evening of stride piano and swing on Sunday. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by a cocktail reception at 7:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Rogers Memorial Library and proceeds from the evening's fundraiser will benefit renovations and upgrades to the library's Teen Department and the ‘Tween’ section of the Family Department. Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased by calling 631-283-0774, ext. 582.
Author Talk: , star of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" and New York Times bestselling author, will be at Books & Books in Westhampton Beach on Saturday at 2 p.m. to discuss her new book, "Fabulicious: Fast & Fit." Admission is free.
Music: , a five-time Grammy Award-winning musician, will be at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center to perform an evening of blues with his band on Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $85 and can be purchased by calling 631-288-2350.