Things to do the Weekend of August 25

Thursday, August 24, 2017

It’s never a dull moment in New York and the Hamptons! Check out all the newest things to do this weekend. 

Fridays at Five 

August 25, 5 p.m.

The Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street

The renowned investigative journalist Carl Bernstein will be speaking about the truths of Washington, including the Watergate scandal. Bernstein continues to dig deep into the government’s secrets today. For more information visit here.

Outdoor Screening: Remember the Titans

August 25, 8:30 p.m.

Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton

Experience one of the greatest football movies under the stars. Admission is free, just bring your own chairs, blankets and picnic. There will be trivia for those who comes before sunset. For more information visit here.

Cheers Montauk: Beer and Wine Festival

August 26, 1 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Montauk Yacht Club, 32 Star Island Road, Montauk

Cheers! Enjoy an exciting array of wine and beer in all styles, live music, food and interactive games. Guests will enjoy unlimited samples for the entire evening. Tickets are $60-$70. For more information visit here.

2017 Box Art Auction Benefiting East End Hospice

August 26, 4:30 – 7 p.m.

St. Luke’s Hoie Hall, 18 James Lane, East Hampton

More than 90 of the finest artists on Long Island’s East End have created art boxes that will be auctioned off to benefit the East End Hospice. Tickets are $75 and include wine and hors d’oeuvres. For more information visit here.

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

August 26, 3 – 10 p.m.

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street, Westhampton

Don’t miss this international dance troupe showcase their unbelievable technical prowess and artistry. The talented cross-dressing company has been making audiences laugh for over 40 years now. Tickets are $38-$91. For more information visit here.  

Boxing on Film: Part 1

Through August 27

Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Street 

To celebrate the longstanding ties between boxing and cinema, Anthology presents the first of a two-part series devoted to the greatest on-screen boxing. Classic films include Fat City and Raging Bull. For more information visit here.

For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday

Through October 1

Playwrights Horizons, 416 West 42nd Street

Take a trip back to Never Land! Kathleen Chalfant stars in the newest revival of Peter Pan in her hometown theater. Tickets are $59-$99. For more information visit here.

Met Opera Summer HD Festival

August 26 – September 4

Lincoln Center Plaza

Say goodbye to summer while watching opera under the stars at Lincoln Center. This tradition features nine screenings of operas including La Traviata, The Barber of Seville and Eugue Oengin. For more information visit here.

Japanese Bamboo Art

Through February 4

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue

In the late 19th century basketry transformed from craft to art, especially in Japan. This exhibition features over 80 examples of baskets, Japanese bamboo art sculptures and more. For more information visit here.

An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections From the Whitney’s Collection


Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street

Artists have great power to comment and transform society through their artwork. The Whitney compiled several pieces of art that served as activism in the past. Whether it be civil rights, protesting the Vietnam War or combating the AIDS crisis, this exhibition covers it all. For more information visit here.


A Salon Dinner to Remember

AVENUE hosts quarterly salon dinner

On The Avenue

Every Day We’re Trufflin’

Belmond Castello di Casole launches truffle-hunting experience


Stars Rise, Stars Set

Tallying the winners and losers at London's fall auctions