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

by Maggie McGlinchy · August 12, 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, August 12

Montauk Lifeguards concert When:Fri, August 12,6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Where:668 The Gig Shack, Montauk Why: Local lifeguards perform [Details]

New Orleans In the Hamptons When:Fri, August 12,6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Where:Private residence, Bridgehampton Why:Award-winning Journalist Soledad OBrien and Banker Brad Raymond will host the inaugural fundraising event, ’New Orleans in the Hamptons. Featuring a live jazz concert with members of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra and Grammy-Award® winning trumpeter Irvin Mayfield. [Details]

Guild Hall Summer Gala When:Fri, August 12,6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Where:Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton Why:Celebrating the Richard Prince Exhibition Honoring Martha Stewart Alec Baldwin Hosts as Master of Ceremonies Alexandra Richards as DJ [Details]

Saturday, August 13

Authors Night at the East Hampton Library When:Sat, August 13,5:00 pm - 7:30 pm Where:East Hampton Library, 159 Main Street, East Hampton Why:Join Alec Baldwin, Barbara Goldsmith, Robert A. Caro, Dick Cavett, Michael Connelly, Nelson DeMille, Kathy Freston, Robert Klein, Katie Lee, Susan Lucci, Andrew Ross Sorkin and more than 160 authors at the premier literary event of the Hamptons! [Details]

Support Hope, Help & Rebuild Haiti at Bridgehampton Polo When:Sat, August 13,4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Where:Bridgehampton Polo Club, Bridgehampton Why:100% of profits from the sales of these products go toward Hope, Help & Rebuild Haiti. [Details]

Trunk Show at Kailani in Montauk When:Sat, August 13,3:00 pm - 7:00 pm Where:Kailani, 729C Montauk Highway, Montauk Why:Organik is a beach lifestyle clothing label sprouted in Hawaii that uses sustainable, organic cotton and recycled materials in their collections to preserve green and natural life. [Details]

J Brand shopping Party When:Sat, August 13,1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Where:Lifestyle, 127 Main Street, Sag Harbor Why:Gift with purchase, work with J Brand fit specialists and enter to win a complimentary pair of J Brand jeans! [Details]

Summer Shack House Party When:Sat, August 13,8:00 pm - 11:00 pm Where:Gilt City Hamptons House Why:Presented by David & Samantha Yanks

Harboring Hearts Summer Fete When:Sat, August 13,8:30 pm - 11:30 pm Where:The Paige Estate, 2136 Deerfield Rd, Sag Harbor Why:Hosted by Paige Estate in Sag Harbor, dinner provided by Marc Murphy of New York's Landmarc Restaurant and open bar provided by Moet-Hennessey. After party to follow. [Details]

Laurie Cole's 3rd annual Midnight Ride When:Sat, August 13,10:30 pm - 12:00 pm Where:SoulCycle, 264 Butter Lane, Bridgehampton Why:Laurie's 90-minute Midnight Ride will take place on August 13th from 10:30-midnight at SoulCycle Bridgehampton. When the clock strikes 12, we'll celebrate by sipping champagne under the stars! [Details]

ARF Beach Ball When:Sat, August 13,6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Where:Bridgehampton Tennis & Surf Club, 231 Midocean Rd, Bridgehampton Why:Cocktails, a raw bar, dinner, dancing to DJs Andrew Andrew, magic by JB Benn, a silent auction and a beach bonfire. [Details]

Hamptons Gala Kickoff Party When:Sat, August 13,6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Where:Social Life Estate, Water Mill Why:Hosted By Russel Simmons and Social Life Magazine [Details]

Meet Minnie Mortimer At Scoop When:Sat, August 13,2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Where:Scoop , 51 Newton Lane, East Hampton Why:Meet Minnie Mortimer and shop her summer collection at Scoop in East Hampton! [Details]

The Premiere of HOMELAND When:Sat, August 13,7:30 pm - 12:00 pm Where:Private Residence, East Hampton Why:The Cinema Society with Showtime CEO Matthew C. Blank & Entertainment President David Nevins invite you to join Claire Danes & the cast for the premiere of HOMELAND [Details]

Sunday, August 14

Private Jewelry Trunk Show When:Sun, August 14,5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Where:Southampton Social Club, 256 Elm Street, Southampton Why:Private jewelry trunk show and soiree on August 14th from 5 to 7pm at the Southampton Social Club. [Details]

Joe Delia & Thieves Perform Sunset Set at Navy Beach When:Sun, August 14,5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Where: Navy Beach, Montauk Why:Joe Delia & Thieves, a blazing blues-based surf rock and roll band playing originals and seldom heard classics. There is no fee for the performance. [Details]

Scotto Sunday Supper When: Sun, August 14,6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Where:Gilt, City, Hamptons House Why:The family, owners of Fresco by Scotto here in Manhattan and known from the TODAY and Good Day New York where Rosanna is co-host, will present a four-course family-style dinner with wine pairings. [Details]

“Summer Sunday Classics” series presents The Fantastic Mr. Fox When:Sun, August 14,7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Where:Solé East Why: Part of the "Summer Sunday Classics" series, admission is open [Details]