*Events in NYC
Jean Shafiroff will host the Unconditional Love
Dinner Dance, benefiting the Southampton
Animal Shelter Foundation. 6:30 p.m. Gin Lane,
Southampton. Call: 631-488-8000.
The South Fork Natural History Museum and
Nature Center honors the Patsy and Jeff Tarr
family and Anke and Jürgen Friedrich at its
Summer Gala: Explore, Discover, Celebrate.
Tracy Anderson and Katie Lee host, with
featured guest chef Alex Guarnaschelli. 6 p.m.
South Fork Natural History Museum,
Bridgehampton. Call: 631-537-9735.
Celebrate and support Quogue Wildlife Refuge at
its Wild Night for Wildlife Gala, celebrating its
landmark 10th anniversary. 7 p.m. Quogue
Wildlife Refuge. Call: 631-653-4771.
ART FOR LIFE
Blackish writer and star Anthony Anderson hosts
Russell Simmons's Rush Philanthropic Arts
Foundation's annual benefit: Art for Life. This
year, the event—with its Back to the Future
theme—honors Soledad O'Brien, Star Jones,
BuzzFeed's Frank Cooper III, James
Cruz, Suzanne de Passe, BET CEO Debra L.
Lee, Alex Waislitz, and Nari Ward. 6 p.m.
Fairview Farms, Bridgehampton. Call:
Dan's Taste of Summer kicks off with
GrillHampton. The one-of-a-kind
cooking competition pits East End chefs against
NYC chefs. Hosted by Adam Richman, the
evening will also feature live music by New Life
Crisis. 7 p.m. Fairview Farm, Bridgehampton.
Experience music at its fi nest during the Mostly
Mozart Festival, a celebration of the composer's
genius through dynamic performances of both
classic and contemporary music. The festival's
50th anniversary celebration runs through Aug.
27. Lincoln Center. Call: 212-721-6500.
TASTE OF TWO FORKS
Hosted by Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli, Dan's
Taste of Two Forks Presented by Farrell Building
Company is the Hamptons's premier culinary
event, featuring top chefs, great winemakers,
and over 40 of the fi nest restaurants from the
North and South Forks. 6:30 p.m. Fairview
Farm, Bridgehampton. Call: 631-629-8037.
Don night sky and silver shades to celebrate
honorees Molly Chappellet and Luanne Wells, as
well as Jack Lenor Larsen, at the LongHouse
Summer Benefit: Serious Moonlight. 6 p.m.
LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton. Call:
CHEFS & CHAMPAGNE
The James Beard Foundation hosts its annual
summer tasting party: Chefs & Champagne. The
evening will feature fl owing champagne , the
wines of Wölffer Estate Vineyard, and culinary
offerings from a select group of over 30
celebrated chefs, with many from JBF Award–
winning restaurants. 6 p.m. Wölffer Estate
Vineyard, Sagaponack. Call: 212-627-2308.
Be a super-parent and take your kids to the
Children's Museum of the East End Family Fair:
CMEE Celebrates Heroes. The fun-filled day will
feature games, crafts, rides, performances, and
more. 10:30 a.m. Children's Museum of the East
End, Bridgehampton. Call: 631-537-8250.
The Hampton Designer Showhouse Presented by
Traditional Home hosts its Gala Preview Cocktail
Party. The Showhouse, which runs until
September 5, benefits Southampton Hospital. 6
p.m. Sag Harbor. Call: 212-980-1711.
Jennifer Finkelstein will be honored at Ellen
Hermanson Foundation's Starry Night summer
party. 7 p.m. Wickapogue Road and Old Town
Lane, Southampton. Call: 212-840-0916.
ITZHAK'S MUSIC BENEFIT
Toby and Itzhak Perlman invite you to the
Perlman Music Program's summer benefit: A
Taste of Shelter Island. The evening will feature
culinary highlights from Shelter Island's fi nest
restaurants as well as a celebration concert
conducted by Maestros Itzhak Perlman and
Patrick Romano. 6 p.m. The Perlman Music
Program, Shelter Island. Call: 212-877-5045.
Donna Karan, Kelly Ripa, and Gabby Karan de
Felice host Super Saturday, benefiting the
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. The extremely
posh designer garage sale features fashions
from the most esteemed designers. 12 p.m.
Nova's Ark Project, Water Mill. Call:
HOUSE OF MADNESS
The Watermill Center once again brings together
the worlds of theater, art, fashion, design, and
society for its 23rd annual Summer Benefit:
FADA House of Madness. Watermill International
Summer Program participants come from over
25 countries to create installations and
performances for attendees. 6 p.m. Watermill
Center, Water Mill. Call: 631-726-4628.
WALK OF HOPE
Join the Hope for Depression Research
Foundation for a 5k walk around Lake Agawam
Park, followed by a wellness fair at its first
annual Walk of Hope to Defeat Depression. 7:30
a.m. Lake Agawam, Southampton. Call:
HAPPY AS A CLAM
Meet up in Montauk for the ultimate seaside
soiree: Dan's ClambakeMTK. Guests of the
soiree, hosted by Chef Marc Murphy, will sink
their teeth into surf and turf from top East End
restaurants while celebrating the beach life,
the coastal cuisine, and everything Montauk.
7:30 p.m. Gurney's Montauk. Call:
The Hayground School honors Toni Ross and
Chef Claudia Fleming at its 12th annual Chefs
Dinner, celebrating the school's 20th
anniversary. 5 p.m. Jeff's Kitchen at Hayground
School, Bridgehampton. Call: 631-537-7068.
PADDLE AND PARTY
Join host Gwyneth Paltrow and the Breast
Cancer Research Foundation for its annual
Paddle and Party for Pink two-part event,
starting with a multiskill-level, WPA-sanctioned
paddle board race, followed by a Sunset Party at
Fairview on Mecox Bay in Bridgehampton. 8
a.m. Havens Beach, Sag Harbor. Call:
SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL BASH
Chuck Scarborough will serve as MC at the
Southampton Hospital's 58th annual Summer
Party, benefiting the Jenny and John Paulson
Emergency Department. 6:30 p.m. The corner of
Wickapogue Road and Old Town Road,
Southampton. Call: 631-283-4406.
Enjoy a night of music, dancing, and art at Guild
Hall's Summer Gala. Guests will experience an
exclusive exhibition preview of Aspects of
Minimalism at the Museum. 7 p.m. Guild Hall,
East Hampton. Call: 631-324-4050.
Release your wild side at the Evelyn Alexander
Wildlife Rescue Center's annual summer
benefit: Get Wild. The evening, hosted by
Molly Channing, will also feature some
feathered and furry friends. 6 p.m. Channing
Daughters Winery, Bridgehampton. Call:
AUTHORS' NIGHT OUT
Join Founding Cochairs Alec Baldwin and
Barbara Goldsmith to wine and dine with your
favorite authors at the premier literary event of
the Hamptons: East Hampton Library's Authors
Night. 5 p.m. East Hampton Library. Call: 631-
324-0222 ext. 7.
Start your day off with a 3-mile fun run/walk at
Strides for Life, hosted by the Lung Cancer
Research Foundation. The morning's run-along
with the Children's 50-yard dash is perfect for
professional runners, first-time runners, teams,
families, children, current and former lung
cancer patients and survivors, and anyone who
wants to be active for a cause! 7:30 a.m. Lake
Agawam, Southampton. Call: 212-588-1580.
Party with the players of the 68th annual Artists
and Writers Charity Softball Game at the Pre-
Game Party, featuring games, lives and silent
auctions, and, of course, fabulous fare! 6 p.m.
LTV Studio, Wainscott. Call: 631-725-1294.
Modern maestros swap out their pens and
paintbrushes for bats at the 68th Annual Artists
and Writers Charity Softball Game. The
afternoon benefits the Eleanor Whitmore Early
Childhood Center, Phoenix House Academy, the
Retreat, and East End Hospice. 12 p.m. Herrick
Park, East Hampton. Call: 631-725-1294.
BOW WOW MEOW
Celebrate the Animal Rescue Fund of the
Hamptons at its Bow Wow Meow Ball, honoring
Katharina Otto-Bernstein. 6:30 p.m. ARF
Adoption Center, Wainscott. Call:
Dan's Taste of Summer wraps up with Harvest
East End. Hosted by Iron Chef Geoffrey
Zakarian, the evening showcases the wines of
East End winemakers paired with the dishes of
top regional chefs and the food craft of local
purveyors. 6:30 p.m. McCall Vineyard and
Ranch, Cutchogue. Call: 631-629-8037.
The nation's premier show jumping competition
trots back into town for the annual Hampton
Classic Horse Show, benefiting Southampton
Hospital. Watch local equestrians, Olympians,
and world-class riders compete, while enjoying
boutique shopping, international food, pony
rides, and more. The show runs until September
4th which culminates in the Grand Prix Sunday
(the VIP tent is the place to be if you're lucky
enough to be invited!) 240 Snake Hollow Road,
Bridgehampton. Call: 631-537-5446.
The Couture Council of the Museum at FIT will
honor Akris creative director Albert Kriemler at its Couture Council award luncheon, heralding in New York Fashion Week. 11:30 a.m. David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center. Call: 212-217-4105.