A Book Fair, a Charity Run and Other Weekend Ideas

Friday, August 10, 2018

Sometimes it can be hard to figure out what to do over the weekend. In New York and the Hamptons, there are just too many options. Fortunately, AVENUE’s editors have put their collective heads together and come up with a few suggestions, ranging from a movie-themed market to a run for lung cancer. What unites them all is that they’re worth your time.


Guild Hall gala

It’s time for one of the highlights of the dog days of summer: Guild Hall’s annual summer gala. Tied to the new exhibition “Ellsworth Kelly in the Hamptons,” this year’s gala will honor Judith Hope Twomey, and is hosted by John Alexander.

Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton

Friday, August 10th at 5 p.m.


Metrograph Book Fair

On Saturday and Sunday, Lower East Side movie theater Metrograph will hold its first ever book fair, featuring rare and vintage scripts, biographies and more. Pick up a piece of film history!

Metrograph, 7 Ludlow Street, New York

Saturday, August 11th and Sunday, August 12th


Apollo in the Hamptons

Harlem comes to the Hamptons! It’s the annual Apollo in the Hamptons benefit, featuring well-heeled socialites celebrating the legendary Apollo Theater. Sting and Shaggy, Pharrell Williams and more are slated to perform.

Ron Perelman’s House (contact for details), East Hampton

Saturday, August 11th


Strides for Life

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation’s annual Strides for Life is on Sunday. Run, walk and dash in support of the fight for a cure for lung cancer.


Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane, Southampton

Sunday, August 12th at 7:30 a.m.


Discover Watermill

On Sunday, the thought-provoking and always-kooky Watermill Center will open its doors to the public to meet artists, experience unique performances and more.

The Watermill Center, 39 Water Mill Town Road, Water Mill

Sunday, August 12th at 3 p.m.


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