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Montessori School Fundraiser

Southampton Montessori School’s fundraiser will be held on Friday, November 2, from 6 to 8:30 PM at Calissa in Water Mill. There will be cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, silent auction, and live music. All proceeds benefit the school. Tickets are $75 and include passed hors d’oeuvres and unlimited wine and beer. Visit www.eventbrite.com.

Sunset Party

The Bridgehampton Museum presents its Season’s End Sunset Party on Saturday, November 3, from 4 to 6 PM. The event will be held at Galban Barn at 453 Hedges Lane in Sagaponack and will celebrate the last sunset before Daylight Savings Time. Tickets are $50 and children 12 and under are admitted free. For more info, visit www.bhmuseum.org.

Fall Cocktail Party

The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill presents its Fall Cocktail Party on Saturday, November 10, from 6 to 8 PM. The event is a celebration of art and artists. Mingle with artists in the galleries, enjoy signature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres to the backdrop of music, and take a closer look at an array of works from the permanent collection on view in “Every Picture Tells a Story.”

At 5 PM, ticket purchasers at the Supporter level and above are invited for a champagne toast with artist David Salle, who will speak about his monumental paintings inspired by the Sistine Chapel and commissioned by Museo Carlo Bilotti, Rome. These works, recently gifted to the Parrish, have never been seen in the U.S. Tickets start at $150 for members and $200 for non-members. Supporter tickets are $500. Visit www.parrishart.org.

Fall Ladies Night

A Fall Ladies Night benefiting the Children’s Museum of the East End will be held on Wednesday, November 14, from 6 to 8 PM at Nick & Toni’s in East Hampton, presented by The Shed. Enjoy wines, hors d’oeuvres, prizes, and a silent auction. Tickets start at $40 in advance and $45 at the door. Contact Lara Sweeney at lara@cmee.org or call 631-537-8250.

Girls Night Out

Gurney’s Montauk presents its annual Girls Night Out benefit on November 16. The event benefits The Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital. Enjoy wine and cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, spa pampering, dancing, psychic readings, and more. Tickets start at $45. Visit www.gurneysresorts.com. (See more on the following page.)