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Camp SoulGrow

Camp SoulGrow will hosts its End of Summer fundraiser at The Surf Lodge in Montauk on Wednesday, August 28, from 6 to 8 PM. There will be live music by Nancy Atlas, beer by Montauk Brewing Company, food, silent auction prizes, kids art, boat rides, and a bounce house. An admission fee of $40 supports the children’s charity. For more info, visit www.campsoulgrow.org.

Montauk Playhouse

Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation presents Gone Local with the Nancy Atlas Project at Rick’s Crabby Cowboy Cafe in Montauk on Thursday, August 29, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. For tickets, visit www.montaukplayhouse.org or call 631-668-1124.

Alice + Olivia

Alice + Olivia on Main Street in East Hampton will hold an all-day event at its store, benefiting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation on Friday, August 30, from 10 AM to closing. Ten percent of sales from everything in the store that day will benefit the foundation.

SummerFest

Southampton Arts Center presents its sixth annual SummerFest benefit on Thursday, August 29, from 6 to 10 PM — the final major fundraising event of the summer season. This year, SAC will honor Diane Tuft with the Champion of the Arts Award for her contribution to the arts and the world around us.

Guests will be invited to stroll through the galleries to enjoy “National Geographic Photo Ark” by Joel Sartore. Additionally, the Studio @SAC will be filled with artists from its celebrated Takeover: Artists in Residence exhibition presented last February through April and will feature artists Kara Hoblin, Ruby Jackson, and Scott Bluedorn. Guests will have the opportunity to watch them work and take part in the process of creating work with them. Centerpieces for the tables will be created from marine plastics found on local shoes by SAC alumni artist Cindy Pease Roe of UpSculpt.

Tickets for SummerFest start at $500 for individuals with VIP tables starting at $10,000, and can be reserved online at southamptonartscenter.org.

Tumbleweed Tuesday

A Sag Harbor village-wide Tumbleweed Tuesday party and auction to benefit the Sag Harbor Cinema will be held on Tuesday, September 3, at Page at 63 Main from 5 to 10 PM. There will also be a charity art auction featuring the Grenning, Keyes, and Nightingale galleries. A Sag Noir reception will be at Sylvester & Co. from 5 to 7 PM. See www.sagharborcinema.org for more information on the rebuilding effort for the Cinema.