On Thursday, September 1st, playful pooches and their owners gathered at the Rogers Mansion in Southampton for Southampton Historical Museum and North Shore Animal League America’s Yappy Hour Benefit. The “mix of dog lovers, history, fun, and mingling” included a special appearance from Beth Stern, North Shore Animal League America’s National Spokesperson, Foster Mom and Volunteer.
Southampton Arts Center honored Renee Harbers Liddell during its Third Annual SummerFest Food and Wine Festival on Thursday. Held at the Southampton-based Center, attendees – which included Brooke Shields – were treated to an abundance of mouthwatering bites and sips, live music and more.
Matt Lauer and his family met Mocha, a rescue dog, at the Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton. While at the Classic on Saturday, they posed with the adorable adoptee.
Guests including Donny Deutsch, Rosanna Scotto, Chris Burch, Stefani Greenfield and Meryl Poster joined Jill Martin for a Farewell to Summer Soiree at her Southampton Home on Saturday. The sunset lawn party toasted to the launch of the G.I.L.I. Fall Collection, designed especially for QVC, presented by Chateau d’Esclans.
Martha Stewart, Debbie Harry, Isaac Mizrahi – who served as Master of Ceremonies – Kim Cattrall, GE Smith, Blythe Danner, Kyle Maclachlan, Suzanne Vega, Rufus Wainwright, and Frederica Marchionni came out to support Edwina von Gal and The Perfect Earth Project’s Third Biennial Family Picnic and Concert on Saturday. The event – which advocated for toxin-free lawns nationwide – was held at Cindy Sherman’s East Hampton property. Along with sets from Blondie, Vega and more, partygoers noshed on bites whipped up from local ingredients, nature-based children’s activities, a wild animal petting zoo from the Quogue Wildlife Rescue, lawn games, and more.
On Saturday, Housing Works and Brian Kelly of The Points Guy teamed up for Labor of Love: The Hamptons – an end-of-summer soiree at a private residence in East Hampton that supported Housing Works’ efforts to end the AIDS epidemic in New York by 2020. The evening featured a sultry burlesque performance from Dita Von Teese, music from DJ Lina, passed bites and specialty cocktails from Wölffer Estate, Ketel One and Don Julio. Attendees included Don Lemon, Bruce Starr, Michael Gordon, Josh Wood, Nathan Orsman, Jose Castro, Juan Herrera, Rob Bannon, and more. Celebrators who arrived with a contribution of lightly used designer clothing, accessories or décor were entered into a raffle for the chance to win two business class tickets to Los Angeles or San Francisco on JetBlue Mint, one of Kelly’s favorite airlines.
Dylan Lauren and friends enjoyed a Labor Day weekend dinner on the patio at The 1770 House in East Hampton on Saturday. Fitness guru Tracey Anderson also stopped by with friends.
On Saturday, Gary Clark, Jr. (who recently made an appearance on the season finale of Showtime’s Roadies) put on a high energy performance at The Surf Lodge in Montauk that brought out his wife, Australian supermodel Nicole Trunfio, Roger Waters of Pink Floyd, Tracy Anderson, and Peter Brant, Jr. Sunday at the Montauk hotspot featured hip-hop legend Talib Kweli, who joined Cole Ramstad on stage. The duo had the crowd – which included swimsuit model Rocky Barnes and Surf Lodge owner Jayma Cardoso – singing along as they belted out the Beatles’ Eleanor Rigby. Ben Watts closed out the holiday weekend with his annual Aussie BBQ at The Surf Lodge. Hurricane Hermine didn’t deter guests – including Watts’ sister Naomi Watts – from attending the party which included a set from Ky-Mani Marley, son of reggae legend Bob Marley.
Chanel West Coast dropped by Richie Hosein and Zach Edrem’s A.M. Southampton on Saturday night. The “Ridiculousness” star surprised guests with a performance, and afterwards was spotted sipping on Dom Perignon (ordering ten bottles throughout the evening) with boyfriend Arthur Brand. E!’s EJ Johnson was also spotted at the Southampton hotspot, hanging out by the DJ. The EJNYC star – who donned a sheer outfit – danced with friends to music from Dutch DJ Duo Ryan Marciano and Sunnery James.