The GofGHamptons Guide To The Weekend

by KENDRA SEAY · July 31, 2009

    Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s 12th Annual Super Saturday Where: Nova’s Ark Project in Water Mill Why: The “The Rolls- Royce of garage sales” has arrived with hosts Donna Karan, Kelly Ripa, Blake Lively, and InStyle’s Ariel Foxman. Join the masses of Hamptonite shopping fanatics for a day in retail heaven that only comes once a year with vendors including Valentino, Catherine Malandrino, Diane von Furstenberg, Steven Alan, La Perla, Helmut Lang, Yigal Azrouël, Vera Wang, Trina Turk, Alice+Olivia, the list goes on and on... When: Saturday, 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Click below to check out our picks for where you should be this weekend. You'll find cocktail parties, movie premieres, shopping events, fashionable newcomers to the tents at Polo, hip-hop artists making their way to the East End, and you might even find a B-day bash co-hosted by GofGHamptons in the mix as well...

    First there's Friday...

    Donna Karan Hosts Cocktail Party with Agas & Tamar Jewelry Design Where: Urban Zen: 4 Bay Street, Sag Harbor Why: Donna Karan, Richard Gere, Jeff and Isabelle Gordon, and Agas & Tamar Creative Director, Eli Halili will be in the Hamptons on Friday for this cocktail party celebrating designers Einat Agassi and Tamar Harel-Klein who met while studying in Yafo, Israel, and joined together to create this unique jewelry company. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro and the Urban Zen Foundation, a public charity dedicated to three initiatives: promoting patient advocacy and well-being, empowering children and preserving cultures. When: Fri, July 31, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Hamptons International Film Festival & Guild Hall host Special Screening of "It Might Get Loud" Where: Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton NY (map) Why: Join Alec Baldwin, Academy Award winning director David Guggenheim, and Lisa Robinson, senior music editor at Vanity Fair, for a special screening of IT MIGHT GET LOUD at Guild Hall. IT MIGHT GET LOUD is an exhilarating backstage pass into the world of electric guitar players Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), The Edge (U2), and Jack White (The White Stripes, The Raconteurs). Ever wonder how a painter from London, a 17-year old schoolboy from Dublin, and a furniture upholsterer from Detroit got to be rock legends? It Might Get Loud answers all those questions and more. Directed and produced by Davis Guggenheim, who made Al Gore into an environmental rock star with his film An Inconvenient Truth. When: Fri, July 31, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Now on to Saturday...

    Stylecaster VIP Tent at Bridgehampton Polo Where: Blue Star Jets Field at Two Trees Farm, 849 Hayground Road (map) Why: Stylecaster is bringing style to Bridgehampton Polo this week with their very own VIP tent on Blue Star Jet Field followed by cocktails and canapes at the Barracuda Bar in Montauk Yacht Club with host Brian Reyes. INVITE ONLY! When: Saturday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Eric Fischl Book Signing & Exhibition Where Rizzoli Bookstore at Empire Gallery: 197 Madison Street, Sag Harbor (map) Why: The Rizzoli Bookstore at Empire Gallery in Sag Harbor, NY is pleased to announce that Eric Fischl will be signing copies of his recently published book, BEACH PAINTINGS. There will be an exhibition of selected works from this series from August 1st-August 16th. When: Saturday, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Southampton Hospital’s 51st Annual Summer Party Where: Corner of Wickapogue and Old Town Roads, Southampton (map) Why: A festive evening of cocktails, silent auction, dinner and dancing to benefit Southampton Hospital’s Emergency Services. With Honorary Chairman Christie Brinkley and Benefit Chairman Sheila O’Malley Fuchs. INVITE ONLY! When: Saturday, 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Matt Shendell & Mark Rosenberg's Birthday Celebration With Fabolous' Album Release Party Where: AXE Lounge at Dune: 1181 North Sea Road, Southampton (map) Why: Asics, Perrier-Jouët, and GuestofaGuest Hamptons will host the birthday celebrations for Matt Shendell & Mark Rosenberg along with the album release of Fabolous' new album, “Loso’s Way” alongside DJ Marco When: Saturday, 11:00 pm - 4:00 am

    And don't forget about Sunday...

    The House of Faith & Fashion's Cocktail Benefit Where: Private Estate of Rabbi and Mrs. Schneier, Westhampton Beach (map) Why: The evening will feature cocktails and hors d'oeurvres with a special fashion show by designer Loris Diran, as well as a jewelry presentation by Rina Limor. The fete promises to be an enticing night of art, fashion, and music benefiting a fantastic cause.The event will benefit the Chabad Children of Chernobyl, the only not-for-profit organization in the world that permanently evacuates and treats sick children from the devastated Chernobyl region. Founder Steven Spielberg, Heidi Klum, Michael Douglas, James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, Jon Voight, Kiefer Sutherland, and Jeremy Piven are a few of the many celebrity supporters who have attended past CCOC benefit galas. INVITE ONLY! When: Sunday, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Charlotte Ronson Launch of Fall '09 Celebration Where: Blue & Cream: 60 on the Circle, East Hampton (map) Why: Charlotte Ronson is returning to the Lamptons as Blue & Cream celebrates the Launch of her Fall '09 collection. And the best part? The sale, of course. 20% off Charlotte's Spring/Summer '09. When: Sunday, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Sole East hosts SUNDAY CINEMA: OUTDOOR MOVIE AND BBQ Where: Solé East Pool & Garden: 90 Second House Rd., Montauk (map) Why: Solé East is serving up some Sunday competition for their neighbors down the street at Surf Lodge. Join them for outdoor movie night and BBQ every Sunday this summer. Bring a blanket and Backyard Restaurant will provide the drinks, food and entertainment. When: Sunday, 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    “Ladles of Love” East End Food Pantry Network Benefit Concert Where: Principi Farm, 551 Montauk Hwy., Amagansett, NY 11932 Why: In an effort to fill the empty shelves at local food pantries, John Kowalenko and Cheryl Stair of Art of Eating and Hampton Event Management International (HEMI) teamed up to host “Ladles of Love,” a concert fundraiser with a food and wine tasting tent. Those performing will include Band of Brothers including Simon Kirk from Bad Company, GE Smith from Saturday Night Live, John Conte from Billy Joel, Jeff Kazee from Bon Jovi, Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes, as well as Bastards of Boom, The Surf Dogs, Mama Lee and Friends, Danni D., Rob Cannillo, Suddyn, and special guests. Matt Coss will open the show with Summer Breeze, That’s Amore, and New York, New York. When: Monday, August 3, 2009 Concert 6 to 9 p.m.,VIP food and wine tasting 5 to 8 p.m.