August is here! There are still plenty of great summer benefits taking place in the Hamptons and on the East End. Check out some of our highlighted benefits that celebrate art and culture and support amazing local causes.

Here is our list of upcoming benefits for the month of August:

August 1 (Saturday)

“Bridgehampton Chamber Music Society’s Annual Benefit “A Night that Will Move You” takes place on Saturday, August 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Atlantic Golf Course in Bridgehampton, NY.

Celebrate music and support the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival in an evening of great music, food, wine, and good cheer. Artists include: Marya Martin, Jennifer Frautschi, Ani Kavafian, Kristin Lee, Amy Schwartz, Beth Gluterman Chu, Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu, Nicholas Canellakis, Michael Nicolas, Kenneth Weiss, Jeffrey Beecher, and Shane Shanahan.

Tickets begin at $1,500. For more information contact Michael Lawrence at 212.741.9073, via email at [email protected], or visit

Atlantic Golf Course is located at 1040 Scuttle Hole Rd, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. For more information, visit

“The Southampton Hospital’s 57th Annual Summer Party” takes place on Saturday, August 1 from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Enjoy cocktails, dinner and dancing under the air-conditioned tent at Wickapogue Road in Southampton. The evening will benefit the Southampton Hospital's Jenny and John Paulson Emergency Department. Over 900 guests will enjoy dinner catered by Robbins Wolfe Eventeurs, music by the Alex Donner Orchestra, in addition to a silent auction and raffle at the longest running annual benefit on the East End.

Tickets begin at $500 and can be purchased by calling Southampton Hospital Foundation at (631) 726-8700 ext. 3, emailing [email protected] or visiting

Located at Olde Town and Wickapogue Roads Southampton, New York 11968. For more information, visit

“The Montauk Playhouse Gala” takes place on Saturday, August 1 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Montauk Playhouse Center. The gala honors “Montauk’s Own” visual and performing artists for the vibrant character and culture they bring to the community. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, dancing to the live music of the Nancy Atlas Project, and live and silent auctions with items and experiences donated by many of the supporting artists. Funds raised will go toward the Foundation’s development efforts to create a vibrant community center for recreation, human services, and arts programming and events

Tickets begin at $350. To purchase tickets or a table, visit

Montauk Playhouse Community Center is located at 240 Edgemere St, Montauk, NY 11954. For more information, visit

August 2 (Sunday)

“The Peconic Land Trust’s Through Farms & Fields” Benefit takes place on Sunday, August 2 at 4 p.m. on McCall Vineyard and Ranch in Cutchogue, North Fork. President John v.H Halsey and the Board of Directors invite you to attend a country supper. The benefit is honoring the conservation efforts of Russell C. McCall & Family. The evening begins with local wines and cocktails in the tasting room, accompanied by Summer Song quartet. Noah’s Restaurant will provide supper using locally sourced ingredients. A silent auction will follow.

Tickets begin at $250. To purchase tickets or a table, contact Robin Harris or Lisa Pepe at (631) 283-3195 or email [email protected].

McCall Vineyard Ranch is located at 22600 New York State Route 25, Cutchogue, NY 11935. For more information, visit

August 7 (Friday)

“CELEBRATE ART! Cocktails & Art Talk Benefit” takes place on Friday, August 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Quogue Field Club Junior Sports Clubhouse. Enjoy the Art Talk “Chronicling the Hamptons Art Scene: From Print to Internet,” with Pat Rogers, Founder and Managing Editor of Hamptons Art Hub. All proceeds will go directly to support the Quogue Historical Society’s Education, Collections Care, and Historic Preservation programs.

Tickets: William Merritt Chase $100, and Jackson Pollack & Lee Krasner $50. To purchase tickets, visit

The Quogue Field Club is located at 6 Club Ln Quogue, NY 11959. For more information, visit

“Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center’s 6th Annual Be Our Guest Gala” takes place on Friday, August 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. An evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be held at Amnon Shiboleth’s Meadowcroft Estate on Quantuck Bay in Quiogue, NY. The annual midsummer fundraiser is in support of WHBPAC’s mission.

Tickets for the cocktail party are $175. VIP Tickets are $300 and include a Private Dinner following the Cocktail Party. VIP private dinners are hosted by: Heather & Rocco Carriero, Anne Marie & Stephen Haymes, Cynthia & Neal Hochman, Ann Ligouri, Radka & F. David Mogull, Mary & Frank Skillern, Peggy & Stan Zinberg. To purchase tickets, visit

The Meadowcroft Estate is located at 299 Middle Rd, Sayville, NY 11782. For more information, visit

“Guild Hall’s 2015 Summer Gala Celebrating ‘Roy Lichtenstein: Between Sea and Sky” takes place on Friday, August 7 from 5 to 11 p.m. Get an exclusive VIP preview of the Roy Lichtenstein exhibition. Cocktails and a tented sit down dinner immediately to follow at a private home. Enjoy a convivial evening of music, dancing, dining, and a live art auction.

Tickets begin at $500. To purchase tickets, visit

Guild Hall is located at 158 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937. For more information, visit


Dancing at Guild Hall's Summer Gala. Photo by Barry Gordin.

Dancing at Guild Hall's Summer Gala. Photo by Barry Gordin.


August 8 (Saturday)

“Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center’s Annual Get Wild Party” takes place on Saturday, August 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. The Marder Family will host the annual summer benefit at Silas Marder Gallery in Bridgehampton, NY. Guests will enjoy cocktails and light fare along with a silent art auction.

Tickets begin at $250. To purchase tickets, visit

Silas Marder Gallery is located on 120 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. For more information, visit or

“East Hampton Library’s 11th Annual Authors Night” benefit takes place on Saturday, August 8. The “Premier Literary Event of the Hamptons” has grown over its eleven-year history to become one of the nation’s leading annual literary events, featuring 100 authors across all genres. All of the proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the East Hampton Library.

The evening begins at 5 p.m. with the Authors Book Signing Cocktail Reception under the tent. At 8 p.m. guests will be hosted at dinner parties at private homes in honor of one of the guest authors. For a list of all the participating authors, visit

Tickets are $100 for the book signing reception only, and begin at $300 for the dinners (includes entry to book signing reception). Tickets and complete event information are available online at the Authors Night website:, at the Library, and by phone at (631) 324-0222 x7.

Located at Field at 4 Maidstone Ln East Hampton, NY 11937. For more information, visit

August 14 (Friday) 

"From Havana to the Hamptons" takes place on Friday, August 14 in East Hampton, NY. The summer jazz fling features performances by world-class percussionist and band leader Pedrito Martinez. The evening will celebrate “Live in Cuba,” the debut album of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Blue Engine Records, and will feature a cocktail party with live music and dinner.

The evening begins at 6 p.m. with Cocktails and Canapés. Dinner begins at 8:30 p.m. Followed by a concert.

The event is co-hosted by Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rhythm Club and Swing! Committee. Rhythm Club is a membership program that provides curated and unique experiences for young patrons. The Swing! Committee is committed to actively engaging a younger, more diverse audience with jazz. Proceeds from the event will benefit the thousands of performance and education programs the organization produces every year.

Attire for From Havana to the Hamptons is summer chic. Ticket prices range from $125 (performance and cocktail party); $200 (performance, cocktail party, exclusive digital download, and album); $1,000 (cocktail party, VIP seated dinner, concert, exclusive digital download, and album).

For more information and to purchase tickets to the event, visit

August 15 (Saturday)

“The 67th Annual East Hampton Artists & Writers Softball Game” will take place on Saturday, August 15 at Herrick Park in East Hampton, NY. Batting practice starts at noon and the game will start at 2 p.m. A rain date is set for August 23. The Charity will benefit Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center, East End Hospice, Phoenix House Academy of Long Island, and The Retreat. An online auction will take place from August 6 through August 27 at

On Friday, August 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. there will be a “First Pitch Cocktail Party and Auction” at LTV Studio in Wainscott, NY. Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the door. To purchase tickets, visit

Herrick Park is located at Newtown Ln, East Hampton, NY 11937.

LTV Studio is located at 75 Industrial Rd, East Hampton, NY 11937.


At East Hampton Library's Authors Night 2014.

At East Hampton Library's Authors Night 2014.


“The Bridgehampton Museum Art Auction and Cocktail Party” will take place on Saturday, August 15 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Corwith House. Viewers will have the opportunity to view and bid on over seventy pieces of art by local artists and artisans, while enjoying great music, hors d'oeuvres and cocktails. Proceeds will benefit the Bridgehampton Museum.

Tickets are $100 and must be bought in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. To purchase tickets, call 631-537-1088 or visit

The Corwith House is located at 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton NY 11932. For more information, visit

August 21 (Friday) 

"Butterflies, Bees, Birds & Blooms" will take place on Friday, August 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Thomas Halsey Homestead in Southampton. The Southampton Garden Club is hosting the garden party to celebrate Southampton’s 375th Anniversary and the grand opening of a new teaching garden. The event includes a cocktail party inside Southampton’s oldest home and in the new garden recently installed by the Southampton Garden Club. All proceeds benefit the Club’s civic projects in the Village of Southampton.

Tickets are $125. To purchase tickets call 631.885.1889 or visit

The Thomas Halsey Homestead is located at 249 South Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968.

August 29 (Saturday) 

"End of the Summer Beach Bash" will take place on Saturday, August 29 at 1 p.m. at the Love Shack in Sagaponack, NY. The beach bash benefitting the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund will host Celebrity Chefs, complimentary dishes and cocktails, champagne & wine, shopping with vendors, cocktails, and music by DJ Lee Kalt. The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund supports victims of disasters, terrorism, emergencies, wounded members of the military and direct service charities.

Tickets are $175. To purchase tickets visit

The Love Shack is located at 110 & 122 Sandune Court Sagaponack, NY 11962.


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