Where should you spend the first official weekend of summer? In the Hamptons, of course.
Hump day (A.K.A. Wednesday, June 21) at the Stephen Talkhouse (161 Main Street, Amagansett, 631-267-3117, stephentalkhouse.com) will feature Jim Turner and The Ocean People featuring the Fabulous Turnetts and special guests the Molly Adele Brown Band at 8 p.m. and Karaoke with Helen “The Diva” McGuire at 10 p.m. Thursday will showcase Chrissi Poland with Caleb Hawley at 8 p.m. and The Brooklyn Hits at 10 p.m. Friday will feature Booga Sugar at 10 p.m., while Saturday will bring Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams at 7 p.m. and Hot Lava at 11 p.m. Wrap up the weekend with Peter Asher and Albert Lee at 8 p.m. and U.R.I – Under the Rasta Influence at 10 p.m. Make Monday less mundane with No Sailor at 8 p.m. and Outrageous Open Mic Night at 10 p.m. Catch Cracked Actor (a David Bowie Tribute) on Tuesday at 8 p.m., followed by Industry Night with LHT at 10 p.m.
Camp SoulGrow is hosting its 3rd Annual Benefit at The Palm (94 Main Street, East Hampton, www.campsoulgrow.org) on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. Attendees will enjoy an open bar, complimentary bites by The Palm, a silent auction and more.
Production designer, sound and light master at Le Bain and DJ Nadine Regne is spinning at the Montauk Beach House (55 South Elmwood Avenue, Montauk, 631-668-2112, thembh.com) on Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday will feature a Summer Solstice White Party from 1 to 7 p.m. Hosted by Hamptons Monthly and Context, the afternoon will feature complimentary manis with Context 100% vegan, non-toxic nail polishes, specialty cocktails by Milagro tequila, and flower crowns, of course. Ultragrrl Sarah Lewitinn, record producer and DJ, is spinning from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday.
Inda Eaton is kicking off this weekend’s sunset sets at Wolffer Wine Stand (3312 Montauk Highway, Sagaponack, 631-537-5106, www.wolffer.com) on Friday and you can catch Mark Wilkinson on Saturday. Both shows begin at 5 p.m.
An Endless Summer Cocktail Party at Sunset Beach (35 Shore Road, Shelter Island Heights, www.shelterislandfireworks.com) will be held on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. in support of the 60th Annual Shelter Island Fireworks. Attendees will enjoy an open bar, hors d’oeurves, music, raffles, and more.
Townline BBQ (3593 Montauk Highway, Sagaponack, 631-537-2271, www.townlinebbq.com) will have Smokin’ Hot Tunes from Big Karma on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m.
The Montauk Yacht Club (32 Star Island Road, Montauk, 631-668-3100, www.montaukyachtclub.com) will have sets from The Sturdy Souls on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m., Joe Delia & Thieves on Saturday from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. and DJ Anthony on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Additionally, Buster Skrine is bringing his signature workout, SkrineProSpeed, to the Hamptons on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. Bring your best dose of speed, strength and agility and impress New York Jets #41 during the action-packed 40 minute workout. To reserve a spot, visit www.eventbrite.com.
Sole East (90 2nd House Road, Montauk, 631-668-2105, www.soleeast.com) will welcome JettyKoon on Friday from 6 to 10 p.m., a DJ on Saturday from 1 to 6 p.m. and again from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. and The Sturdy Souls on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Montauk Brewing Company (montaukbrewingco.com) is toasting to its 5th birthday during a celebration at Ruschmeyer’s (161 2nd House Road, Montauk, 631-668-2877, www.ruschmeyersmtk.com) on Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. In addition to Montauk brews, you can expect irresistible bites, a short video, music, and “probably many high fives,” according to MBC’s Instagram page, and don’t forget to stop by the Brewery (62 South Erie Avenue, Montauk) because a limited edition IPA that features blood orange and vanilla will be on tap. Additionally, LIVELY is teaming up with Ruschmeyer’s on Saturday and Sunday for the ultimate Hamptons lawn party with throwback summer games, work outs with top fitness trainers, snacks from Chloe’s Pops and all things LIVELY.
Chappy, the app that is transforming the gay dating culture, is teaming up with Housing Works (www.housingworks.org) for a special pre-Pride Happy Hour at Almond (1 Ocean Road, Bridgehampton) on Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. As you toast to Pride with buy one, get one free cocktail specials, you’ll also be supporting a good cause as Chappy will match up to $5,000 of sales, with all proceeds going to Housing Works, who provides “a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.”
Miss Chloe (44 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton, www.misschloehamptons.com) will have live rock and roll cover bands on Friday and Saturday from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m., followed by a guest DJ.
AM Southampton’s (125 Tuckahoe Lane, Southampton, www.amsouthampton.com) Friday night themed Gold Dust party will give attendees the chance to “indulge your inner Midas” as dancers decked out in gold one-pieces enchant attendees, gold bubbles whimsically float by, and musical performances from some sultry golden tones entertain the crowd. Saturday will feature music by Flawless *Real Talk, who is “re-energizing the rap game with his unforgettable new and fresh twist on the classic Hip-Hop era” and DJ Krave.
The Sloppy Tuna (148 S Emerson Avenue, Montauk, 631-647-8000, www.lisloppytuna.com) is hosting its Summer Kick-off Party, a baggies and bikini bash, on Saturday from 12 to 8 p.m. Festivities will include a bikini contest (at 4 p.m.), music by DJ Drazen and drink specials.
Baron’s Cove (31 West Water Street, Sag Harbor, 844-227-6672, www.baronscove.com) is hosting a harborside pig roast with Baron’s Cove BBQ master and Executive Chef Matty Boudreau (a proud member of a national award-winning BBQ team) on Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. Roastgoers will nosh on whole smoked hog with house made sauces and all the fixins, as well as smoked local blackfish and peppered and smoked turkey breast. The afternoon will also include live music by Dave Kellen from 2 to 5 pm., specialty cocktails and beer.
Enjoy everything you loved about childhood with an adult twist during AM Southampton and Kozu’s weekly Neverland Brunch Series at Kozu (136 Main Street, Southampton, www.facebook.com) on Saturday. From 2 to 6 p.m., dance with fairies, watch in awe as amazing performances unfold from flame throwers and violinists, and sip on cocktails with cotton candy treats.
The Arrangement star and animal health and rights activist Christine Evangelista is hosting the first annual Polo Hamptons Match & Event (www.eventbrite.com), presented by Porsche and Social Life magazine, on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Southampton Polo Club (206 Millstone Road, Bridgehampton). Attendees will be treated to a thrilling polo match, of course, as well as an open bar, an exclusive Laurent-Perrier champagne bar, and delectable hors d’oeuvres.
The Surf Lodge’s (183 Edgemere Street, Montauk, 631-483-5037, thesurflodge.com) Summer Concert Series will feature St. Lucia on Saturday and Kurt Vile on Sunday. Additionally, a Reyka Summer Solstive Party will be held on Friday at 7 p.m. and celebrate summer again during a Swedish Midsummer Party on Sunday at 7 p.m.
Swallow East (474 West Lake Drive, Montauk, 631-668-8344, www.swalloweastrestaurant.com) will have live music from The Realm on Saturday and Pure Fyah on Sunday.
You can shop, fit in a workout and then kick back and relax at Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa (290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, 631-668-1804, www.gurneysmontauk.com) this weekend, who will have pop-ups from 6 Shore Road and Heroine Sport, while the Summer of Wellth will feature Free Flow Friday, Beach Bootcamp, Yo Yoga, and Lifted with Holly Rilinger, and DJ Nicole Leone is spinning during a beach party on Saturday from 11 to 6 p.m. and at the fire pit from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Manna Restaurant & Bar (670 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, 631-726-4444 mannahamptons.com) is hosting “Under The Stars” with a performance from celebrity voice coach, Samantha Cole, as well as eight students on Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Sylvester Manor Educational Farm (80 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, 631-749-0626, www.sylvestermanor.org) is hosting its Sixth Annual Farm to Table Benefit Dinner on Saturday from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Attendees will enjoy an enchanting evening of fun, food, local wines, spirits, dancing and more, with proceeds supporting Sylvester Manor Educational Farm’s mission to invite new thought about the importance of food, culture and place in our daily lives, through the Farm’s Annual Fund.
The Free Ride is hosting their annual Summer Kickoff Party at Atlantic Terrace (21 Oceanview Terrace, Montauk, thefreeride.com) on Saturday at 7 p.m. Stop by for live music, cocktails, beers, and giveaways.
The Moriches Bay Project’s 3rd Annual Oyster Fling Fundraiser (www.morichesbayproject.org) will take place at 28 Stacy Drive in Westhampton Beach on Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. Enjoy sumptuous fare from Buoy One Restaurant, a comprehensive Casamigos Tequila bar and wine from Proud Pour, as well as a cigar bar by Hampton Cigar Company, amazing auction items, live music and so much more as you help the Moriches Bay Project “Save the Bay”.
Sen and local Sag Harbor vendors are partnering on Sunday from 12 to 3 p.m. for Sushi, Sake & Silent Auction at Sen (23 Main Street, Sag Harbor, 631-725-1774, www.senrestaurant.com) to support the purchase and rebuild of the Sag Harbor Cinema. Stop by for bites, sips, and a silent auction featuring local items. To learn how you can contribute to the Sag Harbor Cinema restoration efforts, visit www.sagharborcinema.org.