HOUSE & GARDEN
Look for antique urns and clay pots in the mix at the Hamptons Summer Antiques & Garden Show & Sale. Opening night benefits East End Hospice. 6-8 p.m. Bridgehampton Community House. 631-537-0333.
Lucky spectators who nab the sold-out tickets get to watch Magic Johnson, Dennis Rodman, and other notables compete in three-on-three Celebrity Hoops games. Hayground School, Bridgehampton. Noon. 631-329-5480.
Hobnob for cocktails, dinner and
dancing with two first ladies: Chairs Laura Bush and Libby Pataki at the
Child Development Center of the Hamptons Annual Summer Orchid Ball. 7 p.m. Villa Maria, Water Mill.
Star Foundation Gala chaired by
Christie Brinkley and Peter Cook, and Anne Randolph Hearst honoring Senator Hillary Clinton, Phil Dusenberry, David Friedson, and Jay Gould. Mistress of Ceremonies, Joy Behar. 7 p.m. Bridgehampton.
CHEFS AND CHAMPAGNE
Award-winning chef/restaurateur Daniel Boulud is guest of honor at the Wolffer Estate for the annual James Beard Foundation benefit chaired by Nina Griscom, featuring other star chefs from New York and Long Island. And to wash the delectables down, Charles Heidsieck bubblies. 5 p.m. Sagaponack. 212-627-2308.
Wander among art installations and mingle with the likes of Peter Bacanovic, Beth Rudin DeWoody, and Carol and Earle Mack during cocktails, dinner, and live and silent auctions to raise funds for the Robert Wilson Louis Vuitton Water Mill Center Summer Benefit. 6:30 p.m. Water Mill. 631-253-7484.
"SEX" FOR SALE
Kim Cattrall is one of the celeb auctioneers, and a walk-on role in Sex in the City is among the hot items on the block for the Bay Street Theater Summer Gala Benefit Bash. 6:30 p.m. Sag Harbor. 631-725-0818.
SHOP TILL YOU DROP
Donna Karan and In Style magazine are hosts of a day-long designer garage sale benefiting the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, with clothes and items from over 100 designers, plus live auction, raffle, and kidsí carnival rides and games. Noon-6 p.m. Water Mill. 212-268-1002.
The Music Festival of the Hamptons closes with a double bill: young jazz pianist Bill Charlap entertains, followed by a cocktail reception and closing gala concert. 5 p.m. Bridgehampton. 800-644-4418.
Long Houseís 10th anniversary gala honors its founder Jack Lenor Larsen and bestows its medal to dance genius Bill T. Jones. 6 p.m. East Hampton. 631-329-3568.
London Jewelers and Town & Country present 30 top jewelry and watch designers to meet and greet their
collectors and parade their latest collections at Londonís new Southampton store at 47 Main Street. Come on by, 5-8 p.m. Southampton. 631-287-4499.
Hear Faure and Ravel at an all-French program at the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Benefit Supper. 6:30 p.m. Atlantic Golf Club. Bridgehampton. 631-537-6368.
BIG BUCK BASH
Fourteen hundred of High Hamptons Society will raise over $1 million for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Southampton Hospitalís Annual Summer Party. 7-11 p.m. Wickapogue, Southampton. 631-726-8700.
MoMA art educator Arles Buchman receives a special sculpture award at the floating Annual Art Barge Benefit Lobster-Clambake at Napeague Harbor. 5-8 p.m. Amagansett. 631-267-3172.
Join shoppers browsing for porcelains, upholstered club chairs, and high-end artifacts at the Annual Historic Mulford Farm Antiques Show & Sale. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. East Hampton. 631-537-0333.
SAG'S FIFTH AVENUE
Over 600 guests will cavort among the peonies in full boom, dine, and dance at The New York Botanical Gardenís annual spring Conservatory Ball.
7:30 p.m. 718-817-8826.
Mozartís music is interspersed with readings of his letters when Bridgehampton Chamber Music plays its annual William Brian Little concert in tents on the grounds of Channing Daughters Winery.
7 p.m. Bridgehampton. 631-537-6368.
With foods from local vendors, jazz music, and dancing on the grass, Hamptonites mark the end of the season at the Southampton Historical Museumís annual Late Summer Cocktail Party. 5-7 p.m. Rogers Mansion, Southampton. 631-283-2494.
The 10-acre Bridges Gardens Trust estate is the setting for the Silver Moonlight Serenadeóthe East End
Gay Organizationís annual formal benefit dinner dance with theater notables Terrence McNally, Cherry Jones, and Edward Albee scheduled to attend. 7-11 p.m. Bridge Gardens Trust, Bridgehampton. 631-369-1112,
JUMP TO IT
After morning competitions in six rings, ďThe World of the Horse,Ē a parade of breeds of all kinds officially opens the Hampton Classic Horse Show. Mingle with equestrians and celebs at the countryís largest hunter/jumper show. All day, Bridgehampton. 631-537-3177.