"The Playground" Your Guide To What To Do This Weekend

by guestofaguest · July 29, 2011

It's time to figure out where the parties are this weekend. Make sure to check out our Calendar Page and follow us on Twitter as well!

Friday, July 29

Isadora Story Trunk Show to Benefit Sylvester Manor When:Fri, July 29,11:00 am - 6:00 pm Where:Bridge Street Gifts, 183 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island Heights, NY Why: The Isadora Story collection features fabulous summer shawls, sweaters and swanchos, a cross between a sweater, a wrap and a poncho [Details]

Wharton Escherick Exhibition When:Fri, July 29,5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Where:LongHouse Reserve, 133 Hands Creek Rd , East Hampton Why:The festive opening includes an outdoor concert in the LongHouse gardens by the Alaria Chamber Ensemble. [Details]

“Los Cintron” Returns To South Edison When:Fri, July 29,10:00 pm - 1:00 am Where:South Edison, 17 South Edison Street, Montauk Why:Los Cintron, comprised of brothers Rafael and Cristobal Cintron, presents a mix of flamenco, latin and world music, often playing music of the renowned Gipsy Kings. [Details]

Saturday, July 30

Super Saturday 14 When:Sat, July 30,1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Where:Nova's Ark Project, 60 Millstone Rd, Watermill Why:The event will be co-hosted by Donna Karan, Kelly Ripa, and Ariel Foxman of InStyle. This day-long fundraiser will include its notorious one-of-a-kind designer garage sale, a kids carnival, gourmet dining and exciting activities. [Details]

Trojan “Good Vibrations” Truck Tour to the SPIN Magazine Summer Concert Series at Surf Lodge When:Sat, July 30,5:00 pm - 12:00 pm Where:Surf Lodge, 183 Edgemere Street, Montauk Why:Pleasure-seekers will receive samples and free giveaways and have the opportunity to find the vibe right for them with the “What’s Your Vibe?” iPad quiz. The Growlers will perform. [Details]

Voluptuous Panic: The 18th Annual Watermill Summer Benefit When:Sat, July 30,6:00 pm - 12:00 pm Where:The Watermill Center , 39 Watermill Towd Road , Water Mill Why: The evening will include cocktails, courtesy of Bacardi USA, a silent auction, performances, art installations, dinner, dancing and a live auction hosted by auctioneer Simon de Pury, Chairman, Phillips de Pury & Company [Details]

12th Annual Garden Party Gala When:Sat, July 30,6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Where:Invite Only, East Hampton Why:This year's Garden Party Gala honors Mary J. Blige, Kimberly Davis, OZ Garcia, Tamara Mellon, and Edward Norton. Special performances by Jennifer Hudson and Miri Ben-Ari with music by DJ MOS. [Details]

Saturdays Surf at Ruschmeyers When:Sat, July 30,9:00 pm - 2:00 am Where:Ruschmeyers, 161 Second House Road, Montauk Why:Hosts Morgan Collett, Josh Rosen and Colin Tunstall [Details]

Oceana's Hamptons Splash Event When: Sat, July 30,7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Where:Private Residence, Southampton Why:Guests will enjoy delectable hors d'œuvres, an exclusive musical performance by the Honey Brothers, dancing and surprise guests. [Details]

Heat Gala Cocktail Party When:Sat, July 30,6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Where:The home of Steven Klein, West Kill Farm, Bridgehampton Why:Join the Ellen Hermanson Foundation for HEAT, our gala cocktail party, as we honor Kim Cattrall, Kathie Lee Gifford & Hoda Kotb. [Details]

Beach Party at Gurney's Inn When:Sat, July 30,7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Where:Gurneys Inn, 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk Why: DJ Austen Peters, wedding party after party upstairs [Details]

Sunday, July 31

Benefit for the Hayground School’s Jeff’s Kitchen and The Jeff Salaway When:Sun, July 31,5:00 pm - 10:30 pm Where:Hayground School, 151 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton Why:Mark Forgione, Josh Capon, Jonathan Waxman, Harold Dieterle, Michael White, Gerry Hayden, Claudia Fleming and Special Guest "Chef" Isaac Mizrahi are among the world famous chefs featured at the 2011 Chefs Dinner this summer in the Hamptons. [Details]