GofGHamptons Guide To (Another Rainy) Weekend

by KENDRA SEAY · June 26, 2009

StyleCaster and Calypso St. Barth Event Where: Sole East: 90 Second House Road, Montauk Why: Because our very own Editor in Chief, Rachelle Hruska is hosting and that is reason enough. She will be joining co-hosts Erin Lucas, Timo Weiland, Hayley Bloomingdale, Kristian Laliberte, Devorah Rose, Scott Buccheit, and Antonia Thompson for the ever-so-stylish bash. When: Saturday, 7pm

Like the rest of New York State, we're sure you are over this crap-tastic weather. Don't let the rainy day blues put a damper on your weekend and make sure to check out our weekend highlights below for galas, pool parties, celebrity tennis matches, trunk shows, after parties, and benefits to attend rain or shine!

The Nature Conservancy's 9th Annual Beaches & Bays Gala Where: 37 Horsemill Lane, Bridgehampton Why: Join the Nature Conservancy for a Festive evening of cocktails, dinner & dancing. Embrace your nature-loving side while overlooking Mecox Bay followed by the after party, of course. When: Saturday, 6:30pm

Hamptons Launch of ‘Jogo by Pooneh’ Where: Day & Night Restaurant Beach Club: 281 County Rd Why: Stop by the infamous Southampton brunch spot for bikinis and booze as Social Life Magazine and Moet & Chandon launch Jogo Beach, a bright new beach and lifestyle collection. When: Saturday, 2pm-6pm -------- First Annual Pro-Am Tournament at the Ross School Where: Ross School 19 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton Why: Because mixing celebs and pros together in a tennis match is a guaranteed good time and you won't want to miss the lunch, live auction, and cocktail reception thrown into the mix. When: Saturday, 9am - 5:30pm

Tommy Hilfiger, Molly Sims and Hamptons Magazine celebrate the launch of the T-Studio Where: Tommy Hilfiger, 69 Main Street, East Hampton Why: Tommy Hilfiger is bringing t-shirt mayhem to East Hampton with model Molly Sims and Hamptons Magazine for the launch of T-Studio, a stylized silk screening studio with hand printed and numbered limited-edition t-shirts. When: Saturday, 5pm - 7pm

2nd Annual Malibu Soiree with Nicky Hilton at Lily Pond Where: Lily Pond, 44 Three Mile Harbor Road Why: Another Hollywood starlet is headed to East Hampton. This time, it's a Hilton sister making it back for the 2nd annual Malibu Soiree. Nicky co-hosted last year's party alongside Samantha Ronson with guests including Lindsay Lohan, Barron Hilton, and Joe Francis. Hmmm...Wonder who'll we see this year. When: Saturday 11am-4pm

East End Hospice East Meets West Summer Gala Where: Sandacres Estate, Quogue Why: It's East meets West as 600 guests are expected for this glamorous evening of live entertainment, delicious cuisine by celebrated chef Starr Boggs, and the thrill of casino gaming held at the beautiful Sandacres Estate in Quogue. When: Saturday, 7pm-11pm

Hamptons Golf Classic Kick Off Where: AXE Lounge at Dune: 1181 North Sea Road, Southampton Why: One of the most anticipated celebrity Golf tournaments of the summer is coming up on Monday so join Hamptons Magazine for the official kick-off. And make sure you stick around the East End an extra day or two for the tournament! When: Saturday, 11pm

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Artists Against Abuse Hosted by Kelsey and Camille Grammar Where: Ross School, East Hampton Why:This 14th annual event has raised over $1 million for The Retreat Organization and this year Kelsey Grammar and wife Camille are hosting followed by the lovey-dovey Love Bar after party. When: Saturday, 6pm-11pm

The Love Bar After Party Where: Ross School - 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton Why: Keep sharing the love after the Artist Against Abuse event for The Love Bar after party benefiting The Retreat for $100 dollars and you can be treated with open bar, food, and dancing all for a great cause. When: Saturday, 10:30pm-1am

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Evening in Benefit of The Children of Laos Where: Georgica, 108 Wainscott Stone Road Why: Matt Levine and Team Georgica have been extending a charitable hand this summer devoting Saturday nights to a cause and this week it's non-profit Pencils of Promise When: Saturday, 11pm-4am

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Live Out Loud Hosts 1st Annual Pride In The Hamptons Fundraiser Where: Private estate, North Bay Lane Why: It's Gay Pride Weekend in the city and the festivities are heading to the East End for the First Annual Pride in the Hamptons Fundraiser hosted by Live Out Loud. The bash will take place at the waterfront home of Bruce T. Sloane with a cocktail reception, dancing, and a silent auction. When: Saturday, 6pm-8:30pm

DJ Mel DeBarge at AXE Lounge Where: AXE Lounge at Dune: 1181 North Sea Road, Southampton Why: This talented DJ and New York City nightlife fixture is ready to keep the dance floor full at AXE this weekend. Last week's DJ Steve Aoki is a tough act to follow, but we're pretty sure Mel will pull through. When: Saturday, 11pm

"The Real Real" Book Reading with co-author Emma McLaughlin Where: BookHampton 41 Main Street, East Hampton Why: Emma McLaughlin, co-author along with Nicola Kraus of the Nanny Diaries, is headed to East Hampton for a reading of "The Real Real" their latest novel about "a smart, working-class girl headlong into the media machine to test her integrity against the ultimate It Crowd as embodied by an MTV-like network." Um...Sold. When: Saturday, 8pm

WordTheatre's Pushcart Prize Benefit Where: Guild Hall Why: Saturday marks the 33rd anniversary of the Pushcart Prize, considered to be "one of the most important publishing projects in American history." Samantha Mathis, Amber Tamblyn, and Brian Cox are all expected in attendance for this literary affair. And if you're a Twilight fan, clear your schedule and prepare to freak out, because two of its' cast members are expected as well. When: Saturday, 8pm

And don't forget about Sunday...

Sunday Summer Sessions with DJ Nick Cohen Where: Day & Night Restaurant Beach Club: 281 County Rd Why: If you thought the brunch party was only saved for Saturdays at Day & Night, think again. The delicious food and pool-side lounging carries on to Sunday and now the Koch brothers have invited DJ Nick Cohen along for the ride. When: Sunday, 11am-7pm

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Summer Brunch Poolside Party at The Southampton Inn’s Where: Southampton Inn, 91 Hill Street Why: Looking for a new spot to lounge your Sunday afternoon away? The Southampton Inn is taking on Sunday brunch parties with Tapas style fine food and an exotic drink menu. With a DJ spinning "Saint Tropez and Ibiza style tunes" sounds like the perfect way to kick back poolside. When: Sunday, 11:30am

Bebel Gilberto performs at Surf Lodge Where: The Surf Lodge: 183 Edgemere Street, Montauk Why: This weekend Surf Lodge is sharing yet another talented artist with Montauk as Grammy Award-nominated Brazilian pop singer, Bebel Gilberto performs during the outdoor Patron Concert Series. When: Sunday, 6pm

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Terreform ONE Summer Benefit Where: Hamptons Hot Yoga: 2415 Montauk Highway Why: Get your "Om" on at Hamptons Hot Yoga for cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live auction, art installation, and a brief presentation by Terreform ONE, a non-profit organization founded to advance the environmental future of New York City When: Sunday, 5pm-8pm