10 Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, August 11, 2016
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Another weekend is upon us, and of course that means another weekend full of exciting activities! Whether you choose to stay in New York City or venture to the Hamptons we’ve got you covered with a variety of activities to fill the weekend with.

Giglio Feast

August 11-14

Pleasant Avenue from 114th to 116th Streets

Ciao! Celebrate the annual Italian immigrant event this weekend. Dance under the Giglio statue, attend the Paranza Mass on Sunday and enjoy live music in the evening. This is a free event. For more information click here.

Barbra Streisand

August 11 and August 13, 8 p.m.

Barclays Center

For the first time since 2012, Barbra Streisand will be performing in her home city of Brooklyn. She’ll be performing a mixture of her old classics and new hits of her most recent album “Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway.”

For more information and ticket prices, click here.


August 12-28

The New York International Fringe Festival is back. Starting this weekend, enjoy the largest multi-arts festival in North America. The 20th annual festival presents ,100 performances at 16 downtown venues ranging from theater troupes and dance companies.

For more information and ticket prices, click here.

Quogue Historical Society

August 12, 5-7 p.m.

Quogue Village Green Jessup’s Ave, Quogue

Celebrate art this weekend with the Quogue Historical Society. Featured speakers include Stacey Goergen and Amanda Benchley, authors of Artists Living with Art.

For registration details contact Ellen Loos at or 631.996.2404

For more information, visit

WCS Hamptons World Elephant Weekend

August 12-14, 10 a.m.

Southampton Arts Center 25 Jobs Lane Southampton

Wildlife Conservation Society is celebrating World Elephant Day on August 12 by holding a weekend of events and activities in Southampton to raise funds and awareness for the protection of elephants. A charity “Elephant Trunk Show” shopping event will take place in Southampton Village from Friday August 12-Sunday, August 14. Retailers including J. McLaughlin, Sea Star and Calypso will donate portions of the weekend’s sales to WCS’s efforts to save elephants from the ivory trade. Two documentaries and a panel reception with WCS experts and conservationists will take place Sunday, August 14th. To RSVP for the films or to learn more about the weekend, click here.

10th Annual Southampton Antique Auto Show

August 13, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Grounds of the Rogers Mansion 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton

The one acre grounds of the Rogers Mansion will be filled with a variety of beautifully restored autos from the teens through the sixties Saturday. More than 30 classic automobiles will be on display including a restored antique Southampton firetruck. Entry is $5 for adults.

For more information visit here.

East Hampton Author’s Night

August 13

Meet and mingle with over 100 authors at the annual East Hampton Library benefit this weekend. Attending authors include Christie Brinkley, Amanda Benchley, Dick Cavett, Mary Higgins Clark, Nelson DeMille, Delia Ephron, Florence Fabricant, Steven Gaines, Ina Garten, Michael Gross, Fern Mallis, William Norwich, Dan Rattiner, and Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer. The authors book signing and cocktail reception is from 5_7:30 p.m.; private dinner parties begin at 8 p.m.

For tickets and more information, click here.

Beachside Bake

August 13, 8-11 p.m.

Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa, Montauk

Tasting Table puts a twist on the traditional lobster bake this weekend with sunset cocktails on the beach, an open fire-grilled fare and an evening bonfire. Tickets include an hour of cocktails and canapés, a multi-course seated dinner and after-dinner festivities. To get your tickets here or contact Katie O’Neil at 631.668.1804.

Discover Watermill Day 2016

August 14, 3-6 p.m.

The Watermill Center 39 Watermill Town Road, Watermill

Enjoy an afternoon full of art installations, performances, workshops, tours and fun family activities! The Watermill Center’s eight-and-a-half acres will be open for the public to freely experience site-specific installations, performances, sculptures and more. No reservation required. For more information visit here.

Watteau’s Soldiers: Scenes of Military Life in 18th Century France

Through October 2

The Frick Collection 1 E. 70th Street, New York

The Frick’s new exhibition contains paintings and drawings by Jean-Antoine Watteau that depict soldiers ordinary lives outside of battle. Experience this unique military exhibit before it ends!

For more information visit here.


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