From Montauk to Westhampton Beach, events continue to fill the weekends with plenty to do. If you're looking to attend a play, a benefit or take in a concert the Hamptons have got it covered. Here are some of the hottest events happening in the Hamptons this weekend.
Benefit: The Annual will be held on Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Montauk Lake Club to benefit the Montauk Village Association. Live music will be provided by Vanessa Trouble and the Red Hot Swing Band. Tickets are available at Keeshan Real Estate and Pospisil Real Estate.
Benefit: The 14th annual is taking place at an Amagansett estate where Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller once summered on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Through its after-school programs - now in 150 schools and shelters, it is reaching 10,000 children a year. "Spiderman" screenwriter David Koepp and his family co-host this event with the Kazickas family. It will include live African music, a silent auction with unique sports items and contemporary artwork, such as surfboards designed by renowned South African artists. Tickets are $150.
Benefit Concert: Support Wounded Warrior Project and Reserve Aid at Wall Street Rocks' 2012 Battle of the Bands, Round Two at , beginning at 6:30 p.m. Competing acts include The Subscribers, Moroccan Sheepherders and Holiday Electric with special performances to follow by Madame Mayhem and C3. Wall Street Rocks is a collaboration of employees in the financial, technology and entertainment industries who are passionate about giving support to Americans who serve our nation, including military veterans, first responders and relief aid workers. Tickets begin at $30 and can be purchased online.
Carnival: The will be held on the grounds of The Jewish Center of the Hamptons on Friday from 10 a.m. to noon. This event is free to attend and includes games and activities for the whole family. There will be food and a bake sale during the event as well as a bouncy castle, dunk tank and face painting.
Benefit Celebrity Reading: Celebrities will take the stage at Guild Hall on Friday night at 8 p.m. to perform a staged reading of a new play by Emmy-nominated writer and producer Eugene Pack. The show will star Chris Bauer ("True Blood"), Scott Adsit ("30 Rock"), Edie Falco ("The Sopranos"), Kyra Sedgwick ("The Closer") and Dayle Reyfel. The night's event will benefit Guild Hall and The Felix Organization, which helps support children growing up in the foster care system. Tickets for Prime Orchestra and VIP Reception catered by Citarella are $75, Orchestra are $40/$38 members, Balcony are $30/$28 members. To purchase tickets by phone, call 631-324-4050 or 866-811-4111.
Artist-Writers Game: The first pitch of the at Herrick Park on Saturday is at 2 p.m. Batting practice is at noon. Stepping up to the plate this year for the Artists include actor Mark Feuerstein ("Royal Pains"), model Christie Brinkley, artist Eric Ernst, actor Gregg Bello and comedienne and actress Ali Wentworth. On the Writers side, team members include Food Network star Giada de Laurentis, television journalist George Stephanopoulos, writer/author Mike Lupica, chef and author Katie Lee and former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz. Proceeds from ticket sales and a raffle raise money for East End Hospice, East Hampton Day Care Learning Center, Phoenix House of Long Island and The Retreat. There is a suggested donation of $10.
Roar for a Cure Carnival: TOWN presents the to benefit The Max Cure Foundation for pediatric cancer at the Ross School on Goodfriend Drive in East Hampton on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. Former New York Mets Hall of Fame pitcher John Franco will be in attendance, along with NBA World Champion Trent Tucker and actors Aida Turturro and Edie Falco. There will be games galore, a rejuvenation relaxation spa tent and lunch that includes a quesadilla bar, fry station, gourmet wraps, hamburgers and hotdogs. Hampton Coffee will be providing a "coffee bar on wheels."
Art Walk: will meet at Sotheby's International Realty on Saturday at 5 p.m. The night will begin with champagne and snacks with the tour to follow at 5:30 p.m. You can take a free self-guided tour through the participating art galleries in the village or you can register in advance for a guided tour led by Esperanza Leon owner, curator of Solar Gallery. The walk ends at 8 p.m. For more information, call Kathy at 917-239-0493 or email email@example.com.
Wine and Music: Wolffer Estate Vineyard is hosting throughout the summer at the Wine Stand on Montauk Highway from 5 p.m. until sunset every Friday and from 5:30 p.m. until sunset every Saturday. Live music plays until the sun sets, while wine is served by the bottle and the glass. Cheese and charcuterie plates are available for purchase. For more information, call 631-537-5106, ext. 25.
Outdoor Movie: "The Shining" will screen outdoors at Silas Marder Gallery in Bridgehampton on Friday at 9 p.m. The film is part of a summer series known as , which is presented in partnership with the Hamptons International Film Festival. All films are free and you may bring beach chairs, blankets and a picnic.
Benefit: Evidence Dance Company will host its 9th Annual on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hayground School. The benefit will honor Ruby Dee, the legendary actress, playwright, activist and philanthropist with the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Gatekeeper Award. Jason Moran, an Award-winning Jazz Musician and Composer, will be awarded with the 2012 Visionary Gatekeeper Award. There will be a cocktail reception followed by a light dinner with a performance by Evidence, dessert and "Dancing with the Dancers." Individual tickets begin at $350. For more information, call 914-235-1490, ext. 11.
Theatre: Tony Award winner Lillas White is starring in the world premiere of "Big Maybelle: Soul of the Blues" at Bay Street Theatre through Sept. 2. White stars as legendary blues singer Maybelle Smith in the show, which tells the story of how she took on the challenges of 1950s America. Weekend performances run Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., with a special 4 p.m. matinee this Saturday and another on Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $66 and $76. To purchase tickets, call 631-725-9500.
Art Walk: will meet at The Greening Gallery on Saturday at 5 p.m. The night will begin with champagne and snacks with the tour to follow at 5:30 p.m. You can take a free self-guided tour through the participating art galleries in the village or you can register in advance for a guided tour led by Kathy Zeiger, founder of ArtWalk Hamptons. The walk ends at 8 p.m. with a closing reception at Dodds and Eder Sculpture Garden. For more information, call Kathy at 917-239-0493 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
5K: The 17th annual Ellen's Run to benefit the Ellen Hermanson Foundation is Sunday at 9 a.m. sharp, rain or shine. The race itself is a family event, aimed at both serious runners — women and men alike — and casual runners as well as walkers and supporters of all ages. Proceeds from Ellen’s Run support the new Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Southampton Hospital.
Concert: The Southampton Cultural Center will present a concert in partnership with "Child Prodigy and Autism" as part of the Southampton Art Festival's third season on Sunday at 5 p.m. The concert will take place at the Levitas Center for the Arts at Southampton Cultural Center at Agawam Park. The evening will showcase world class musicians that will include a performance from Marta Bagratuni, who is a young internationally acclaimed cellist and opera singer and a surprise child prodigy. Tickets are $20 general admission and $10 for students under 21 with ID. Purchase tickets in advance by calling (631) 287-4377.
Auto Show: An of a variety of restored cars from the 1910s through the 1960s will be on display at 17 Meeting House Lane on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $5 and is free for members and children.
Horseless Horse Show: will take place on Saturday at 2 p.m. at 320 Majors Path. The show is run similar to a regular horse show except children will be jumping and navigating courses of jumps and obstacles. All ages can enter and ribbons will be awarded for each class. All proceeds from the event will benefit CTREE's therapeutic horses, programs and a scholarship fund. Registration is $15 for each class. For more information, call 631-779-2835.
ARF Beach Ball: , ARF's premiere summer benefit, will be held at the Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. NBC4's Chuck Scarborough will emcee the evening with ARF's Champion of Animals Award to be presented to Candy Udell, President of London Jewelers and Founder of the Rescue Paw Foundation. Cocktails will be served at 6:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 8 p.m. Tickets are $500 with junior tickets (under 35) at $200. Email email@example.com for more information.
Benefit Concert: will take place at the Immaculate Conception Church's Parish Center on Friday at 5:30 p.m. There will be raffles and a silent auction with valuable prizes will be available for bidding before the concert begins at 8 p.m. The evening will benefit the Food Pantry, the Immaculate Conception Church’s Homeless Shelter Program and local area Middle and High School scholarships. Tickets for General Admission are $25 and VIP Tickets are $60. VIP tickets include preferred seating, complimentary food, beer, wine, soda or water. For more information, call 631-680-9879.
Author Talk: , author of "The Obamas," will be at the Westhampton Free Library on Saturday at 3 p.m. to discuss her book. Kantor covered the 2008 presidental campaign for The New York Times. This is a free event.
Benefit Gala: The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center hosts its annual on Friday at 6 p.m. You can choose to join the cocktail party at the private residence of Kristin and John Miller's estate in Quogue or continue on to guest hosts' private residences for dinner to follow. Each host will select a special theme and menu for the evening's affair. Cocktail Party tickets are $150 and Cocktail Party and Dinner tickets are $250. For more information, contact Roberta Shoten at RobertaS@whbpac.org or 631-288-2350, ext. 117.
Music: The will be at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center for an evening of jazz on Sunday at 8:30 p.m. Marsalis is a leading figure at the Jazz Center of Lincoln Center, trumpet player, composer and bandleader. This Grammy Award-winning musician is one of Time magazine's Most 25 Influential People. Tickets are $200, $150 or $125. To purchase tickets, call 631-288-1500.
Music: Revered dramatic soprano will be at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Voigt will be accompanied by renowned pianist Brian Zeger. Tickets are $150, $125 or $100. To purchase tickets, call 631-288-1500.
Duck Race and Concert: The Quogue Association will hold its on Friday at 5:45 p.m. For more information, email Quogueassoc@optonline.net.
Author Talk: Author will be at the Quogue Library to discuss his book "Kayak Morning: Reflections on Love, Grief and Small Boats" on Saturday at 5 p.m. The event will take place on the grounds of the library. Admission for this event is $15. A book signing and reception will follow and reservations are strongly encouraged. For reservations, call 631-653-4224, ext. 4.