We know you're counting down the days to the official start of Summer 2010...and trust us, we are too. With Memorial Day Weekend comes the kickoff of Hamptons season, those glorious three months of share houses, sand castles, and of course the occasional socialite spotting. We'll be here with you every step of the way, starting with our official 2010 guide for where to play this Memorial Day. See you around...and here's to a wonderful summer to come!-
FRIDAY, MAY 28TH
Details: Producer Gil Adler hosts a private screening of Valkyrie at Sole East. Happy hour, hors d'ouevres, and a screening of Valkyrie on the great lawn, followed by an after-party hosted by Hampton Daze Magazine.
Where: Sole East
When: Friday, 4pm-11pm
Details: Party in the harbor to the musical inspirations of DJ Francesco Civetta and The Chainsmokers.
Where: The Boathouse (at Three Mile Harbor), 39 Gann Road, East Hampton, NY
When: Events Friday-Sunday, 11pm-4am
Details: Come celebrate 50 years of this landmark Hamptons restaurant and the unveiling of new rennovations and the Outdoor Back Bar. Special Happy Hours Friday through Monday from 5pm-6pm.
Where: The Driver's Seat, Southampton
When: Happy hour from 5pm-6pm
Details: Experience the "new night scene" at the opening of One Ocean in Bridgehampton
Where: One Ocean Road, Bridgehampton
When: Friday, 10pm-1am
SATURDAY, MAY 29TH
Details: Designer Elie Tahari hosts a trunk show to celebrate the debut of new a swimwear collection created by Patricia Brett, leader in post mastectomy fashion.
Where: Elie Tahari East Hampton, 48 Main Street, East Hampton, NY
When: Saturday, 2pm-6pm
Details: Celebrate the eastern outpost, and possible Hamptons nightlife savior, of famed Manahattan club RDV.
Where: RdV. East, 125 Tuckahoe Road, Montauk
When: Saturday, 11pm-4am
Details: Come party to the spinning sensations of David Berrie and DJ Tanner, and of course Hamptons nightlife constant Zev Norotsky. Nightly parties at AXE @ Dune all weekend.
When: Events Friday-Sunday, 10pm-4am
Details: It's baa-ack! The Koch brothers bring us another summer of Saturday brunch debauchery, kicking off this weekend at their new East Hampton Point location.
Where: East Hampton Point, 295 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton
When: Saturday, 12pm-6pm
Details: Kickoff Saturdays at Nello with their Memorial Weekend 2010 Gala featuring art by Robert Bates.
Where: Nello Summertimes
When: Saturday, 6pm-10pm
Details: Official Summer collection releaes party for the DON Summer Collection, Red, White and Youth.
Where: Montauk Yacht Club
When: Saturday, 10pm
SUNDAY, MAY 30TH
Details: Celebrate with Haley and Jason Binn of Hamptons Magazine at their annual holiday celebration. Invite Only.
Where: Invite Only, Southampton, NY
When: Sunday, 5pm-8:30pm
Details: Support the hospital at this "Summer Safari" featuring a DJ, dancing, cocktails, dinner, and a silent auction. A great time, and a great event. Ticketed Event.
Where: Westhampton Country Club, 35 Potunk Lane, Westhampton Beach
When: Sunday, 7pm-11pm
Details: Featuring music by superstar DJ Paul Oakenfold, come celebrate the third year of this Hamptons nightlife staple. (Officially open for business starting Saturday night with music by The Camel Rider.) Reservations Only.
Where: Lily Pond
When: Events Saturday and Sunday, 11pm-4am
Details: Hosted by Jessica White and Angel Wings Foundation Benefit committee members, the committe joins forces with Blue & Cream for a night of cocktails, dinner, dancing, and silent auctions.
Where: Georgica, 108 Wainscott Stone Road, Wainscott, NY
When: Sunday, 6pm-11pm
Wednesday, May 22
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.