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

by BRITTA LOFGREN · July 16, 2010

It’s time to figure out where some of the best parties are this weekend. Below are our picks of tonight’s top events. And, as always, you can find the full details as well as more events on our Calendar Page.

LongHouse Reserve 2010 Gala & Excentrica 'Dancing After Dark' When: Sat, July 17, Gala 6pm-8pm, Dancing After Dark 9:45pm-12am Where: LongHouse Reserve, 133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton Why: Even if traditional charity galas aren't really your scene, swing in for the Excentrica "Dancing After Dark" portion when all the youngsters come out to party. Ticketed Event. Details

Art in General in The Hamptons When: Sat, July 17, 6pm-8pm Where: The Home of George Mills, 111 Quimby Lane, Bridgehampton Why: Have you found yourself culturally lacking now that ArtHamptons is over?  Well then, better get yourself some tickets to this artsy cocktail gathering! Details

Box Art Auction Benefiting East End Hospice When: Sat, July 17, 4:30pm-8:00pm Where: The Ross School Center for Well Being, East Hampton Why: Wine, hors d'oeuvres, and art out of a box.  What more does a young Hamptonite need? Details

Caitlin Moe and Mia Moretti with Special Guest Mike Posner at "The Eldridge East" When: Sat, July 17,11:00 pm - 4:00 am Where: Bamboo, 47 Montauk Hwy, East Hampton Why: Matt Levine is bringing in a great set this Saturday to his newest project, "The Eldridge East" at East Hampton restaurant Bamboo. Details

Lunch With A Twist - 2nd Annual Luncheon & Strolling Fashion Show When: Sun, July 18, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Where: Stone Creek Inn, 405 Montauk Highway, East Quogue Why: Though a bit of a drive, this charity luncheon and fashion event will provide entertainment as well as that "I've-done-something-good-with-my-Sunday" feeling. Details