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10 Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, July 13, 2017
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Make the most of Summer 2017 with these hand-picked activities to do around New York City and the Hamptons. 


Tap Ellington


July 14, 7 p.m.


Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center, 10 Columbus Circle


Don’t miss the Duke Ellington Center’s Big Band perform to tap dancers on stage in celebration of Ellington and his contributions. Featured performers include the New American Tap Orchestra, Mercedes Ellington, Caleb Teicher and Aydolele Casel. Tickets are $75. For more information visit here.


House and Garden Tour


July 14, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street


Experience the beauty and architecture on the East End from house to house! Participants are free to flow from house to house and take in the breathtaking ocean views, landscapes and decor all of the homes have to offer. Lunch at Westhampton Beach Country Club is included for those purchasing the full day package. For more information visit here.


Midnight at the Oasis 


July 15, 6 p.m.


Fairview Farms, Bridgehampton


Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation hosts their annual Art for Life Benefit, providing underserved inner city youth with exposure to the arts. This years event will feature cocktails, dinner, a special performance by Cynthia Erivo and much more. For tickets and more information visit here.


Westhampton Garden Club’s La Belle Epoque


July 15, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


St. Mark’s Church Parish Hall, 40 Main Street, Westhampton Beach


Westhampton Garden Club presents their 2017 Flower Show, La Belle Epoque. The show will feature exhibits in horticulture, floral design, conservation and photography. Admission is free. For more information visit here.


Assassins


Through July 15


New York City Center, 131 West 55th Street


Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s 1990 musical gets inside the heads of the assassins in U.S. presidential history. Both mesmerizing and entertaining, Assassins features Damian Baldet and Rescue Me star Steven Pasquale. Tickets are $25-$125. For more information visit here


Southhampton Art in the Park


July 15-16, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Agawam Park, Jobs Lane and Pond Lane, Southampton


Stroll through over 50 exhibitors selling photography, paintings, mixed media works and much more at the Southampton Artists Association Annual Art in the Park show. Entrance is free. For more information visit here.


Hamptons Greek Festival


Through July 16, 3-11 p.m.


Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons, 111 St. Andrews Road, Southampton


Greek or not, celebrate the annual tradition at Hamptons Greek Festival! There will be authentic Greek food, live music, games and more. For more information visit here.


The Art of Watches


Through July 23


Cipriani 42nd Street, 110 East 42nd Street


Visitors are welcome to immerse themselves in the past and present of Swiss watchmakers Patek Phillippe’s timeless watches. From the pocket watch to contemporary watches today, this exhibition covers it all. For more information visit here.


Irving Penn: Centennial


Through July 30


Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue


In celebration of the remarkable photographer’s 100th birthday, the MET’s retrospective includes over 200 images from Penn’s long lasting career. Images include portraits of Picasso, Marlene Dietrich and Truman Capote. For more information visit here.


 


Birding Bob Walks


Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays Ongoing


Central Park


Bird enthusiast or not, hop onto a birding tour with Robert DeCandido and rest your eyes on over 235 different species of birds. Common birds include American redstart, common yellowthroat, Carolina wren and more. For more information visit here.


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