10 Things to Do This Weekend

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Once again, summer seems to be flying by! With July already coming to a close, it’s imperative we enjoy every minute of summer we have left. This weekend is the perfect opportunity to get out and about and enjoy this final weekend of July. Grab a friend or loved one and take on the exciting events New York City and the Hamptons have to offer this weekend!

“God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater”

July 27-30

New York City Center, 131 W. 55th Street

Critically acclaimed James Earl Jones and Santino Fontana headline Encore! Off-Center adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s novel. Tickets are $25-$115.

For more information call 212-581-1212 or visit

WHBPAC’s House and Garden Tour

July 29, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Westhampton Beach

The spectacular self-guided house and garden tour, hosted by the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Advisory Council takes place this weekend in Westhampton Beach. Visit beautiful homes with stunning ocean views, breathtaking landscapes and classic East End architecture. A delicious lunch will be provided at Hallock House for those purchasing full day tickets. Registration closes July 29.

For more information, call 631-288-1500, email or visit

Hope for Depression’s Walk of Hope

July 30, 7:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

Southampton Cultural Center 25 Pond Lane Southampton

Set out on a three-mile Walk of Hope to Defeat Depression this Saturday to raise awareness and funds for advanced depression research. Join HDRF’s Founder and Southampton resident Audrey Gruss around Lake Agawam in Southampton Village. Afterward, make your way to Main Street for the first ever Shop for Hope event where participating stores donate a percentage of sales to the cause. Registration is $50, each participant will receive a Walk of Hope baseball cap

Contact: Mimi Richman or 212-580-0835 or visit


July 30, General Admission 7:30-10 p.m., VIP includes after party 10 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk

Take a bite into the surf and turf from top restaurants from Manhattan to Montauk while relaxing on waterfront resort. The Dan’s Taste of Summer event will be hosted by Chef Marc Murphy, judge on Food Network’s Chopped and Eden Grinshpan, best known for her cooking show Eden Eats and Long On and Eat with Eden Ginshpan. A portion of ticket sales will benefit the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation. The after-party will be hosted by Ryan Serhant, star of Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing New York. Must be 21+ to attend.

For tickets click here

NYC Poetry Festival 

July 30-31

Governors Island’s Colonel’s Row

New York City’s sixth annual poetry festival is taking place this weekend on Governor’s Island. Headliners Camille Rankine, Jericho Brown and Matthew Yeager will be taking the stage among more than 250 other poets. Listen, perform at the open mic, relax at the Brooklyn Brewery sponsored beer garden and check out a variety of vendors. Tickets are free, for more information visit here.

Ippodo Matcha Pop-Up at The Maidstone Hotel

July 30-31 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

The Maidstone 207 Main Street, East Hampton

Cool down at the Maidstone’s garden this weekend with refreshing matcha drinks made by Ippodo Tea Company. Ippodo experts will be serving iced matcha lattes, matcha slushies and matcha mojitos.

Contact: Molly Malinowski 212-609-5009 or For more information, visit

HooDoo Loungers at Gosman’s Dock

July 31 6-8 p.m.

Gosman’s Dock 500 West Lake Drive Montauk

David Deitch and Joe Lauro lead HooDoo Loungers, a New Orleans-style party band. As part of the Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s summer concert series, transport yourself to Louisiana while enjoying the unique music.

Contact: Laraine Creegan 631-668-2428 or

The Keeper

Through September 25

New Museum, 325 Bowery New York, New York

The Keeper focuses on the importance of preserving objects, artworks and images. The exhibition tells the stories of various individuals through the keepsakes they valued. The centerpiece of the exhibit highlights Partners (The Teddy Bear Project), a display by Ydessa Hendeles filled with both antique teddy bears and photos of people posing with their teddy bears.

Contact: Call 212-219-1222 or visit

Trolius Cressida 

Through August 14

Delacorte Theater, Central Park, entrance at Central Park West and 81st Street

The Public Theater’s free Shakespeare in the Park puts on the Trojan War story tragedy this weekend. Cast members include John Douglas Thompson, John Glover and Sanjit De Silva. The part love story, part war story is directed by Daniel Sullivan.

For reservations call 212-967-7555 or visit

Motown the Musical

Through November 13

Nederlander Theatre 208 W 41st Street

The famous jukebox musical based on Berry Gordy is back, for a limited time only! Get tickets to the feel good show this weekend by calling 877-250-2929 or click here.


Pushing the Puffer

Moncler's new House of Genius is...genius!


A Recipe for Philanthropy

A delicious luncheon overlooking and benefitting Central Park

On The Avenue
On The Avenue

Cinema Society Goes Wilde-ing

A gay and vogueish night at the South Street Seaport

by Debbie BancroftPhotographed by Paul Bruinooge /PMc