10 Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, June 29, 2017
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It’s officially Fourth of July weekend! Celebrate the weekend with the events below:

An American Picnic with Fireworks by Grucci

June 30, 7 p.m.

1030 Meadow Lane, Southampton

The Southampton Fresh Air Home is celebrating the Fourth of July early this year with its 30th annual firework show. There will be a picnic buffet, all-American treats and carnival booths. For tickets and more information visit here.

Fridays at Four, Tasting and Tour

June 30, 4 – 6 p.m.

Bridge Gardens, 36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton

Kick off the first of many Fridays at Four this summer at Bridge Gardens. Enjoy a guided walk around the gardens with a delicious glass of wine in hand. Tickets are $20. For more information visit here. 

July 4th Weekend Poolside BBQ

June 30 – July 4, 12 – 4 p.m.

Southampton Inn, 91 Hill Street, Southampton

Hotel guest or not, celebrate the holiday weekend right with an all American BBQ by the pool. There will be tons of classic BBQ food as well as specialty themed cocktails. Tickets are $20. For more information visit here.

Bridgehampton Fine Art and Craft Shows

July 1-2, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church, 2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton

The South Fork Craftsmen’s Guild presents a variety of fine art and artisans from all around the East End. There will be paintings, photography, furniture, jewelry, wood carvings and more. For more information visit here.

Midsummer Night Swing

Through July 15

Damrosch Park, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza

Get your dancing shoes on and join in on the annual outdoor dance party! There will be 15 different evenings of live music and dancing featuring salsa, foxtrot and waltz and more! For a complete schedule and more information visit here.

Southampton Town Hall Exhibit

Through July 31

Southampton Town Hall, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton

Local artist Michele E. Murray takes over town hall with an eye catching exhibition. Murray’s artwork includes portraits, seascapes, landscapes and action shots. For more information visit here.


Through September 3

The Public’s Anspacher Theater, 425 Lafayette Street

Don’t miss the chance to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Oscar Issac as Dane in Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy. Tickets start at $55. For more information visit here.

Calder: Hypermobility

Through October 23

The Whitney Museum, 99 Gansevoort Street

Known for his creation of the mobile in the early 1930s, American sculptor Alexander Calder envisioned his with movement in mind. The Whitney presents an exhibition dedicated to Calder and “the extraordinary breadth of movement and sound” in his work. For more information visit here.

American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times

Through January 7

New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West

To celebrate the late John F. Kennedy’s birth a century ago this year, the New York Historical Society presents a look into the 35th president. The exhibition explores his public and private life with a mixture of both famous and rare photographs and memorabilia. For more information visit here.

The World Is Sound

Through January 8

Rubin Museum, 150 West 17th Street

A unique exhibition that explores how sound, listening and hearing alter our diverse experiences. The exhibit features an installation Le Corps Sonore (Sound Body) which is located on the museum’s spiral staircase and composed by electronic sound artists inspired by Buddhist philosophy. Tickets are $15. For more information visit here.


New Popup Is on the Nose

Diptyque launches two new fragrances, and a popup


Lost in the Male

Leon Golub at the Met


No Sleep ’til Maastricht

Some fabulous faces made it out to TEFAF this year

by Judith DobrzynskiPhotographed by Billy Farrall