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ARF Holiday Pet Adoptions

Join the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons for a holiday cat and dog adoption event at Lexus of Smithtown, 700 Middle Country Road in St. James, on Friday, November 29, from 11 AM until 4 PM. Cats, dogs, kittens and puppies will be hoping for a home just in time for the holidays. Free admission for the whole family. Adoption fees apply. If you have a dog at home and are interested in adopting another, bring it with you for a mandatory meet and greet. All ARF animals are spayed/neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated to their age limit. For more information, contact adoptions@arfhamptons.org.

House & Garden Tour

The East Hampton Historical Society will host its 2019 House & Garden Tour, showcasing some of the finest examples of historical and modern architecture in the Hamptons. This year’s tour — consisting of five unique houses — is scheduled for Saturday, November 30, from 1 to 4:30 PM. A kick-off cocktail party will be held on the evening of Friday, November 29. This annual event, now in its 35th year, will be held at the historic Maidstone Club, ringing in the East End holiday season in style. For tickets, visit www.easthamptonhistory.org/events.

East End Women’s Network

The East End Women’s Network is hosting its annual holiday dinner gala and auction. Held at Stonewalls Restaurant in Riverhead, guests will have a delicious three-course meal, mingle with other fun women, and join in on the huge auction, which helps to raise money for a scholarship fund for young women on the East End of Long Island seeking a secondary education. The event will be held Wednesday, December 4, from 5:30 to 8 PM. The cost is $45 for members and $50 for non-members. See www.eewn.org for details.

Maureen’s Haven

Maureen’s Haven Homeless Outreach will host its second annual winter benefit at Seasons of Southampton on Saturday, December 7, at 6 PM. There will be small bites, wine or beer, dancing, and auction items. Tickets are $50 per person. Visit www.2019winterbenefit.bpt.me.

Lighting Of The Vines

The 10th annual Wölffer Lighting of the Vines, which will be held on Saturday, December 7, from 6 to 8 PM, will include A Charity Wreath Auction to benefit The Retreat, a shelter for domestic abuse victims. The wreaths are designed by community artists, designers, and celebrities. Enjoy locally-sourced hors d’oeuvres, wine, and more as 15,000 lights illuminate Wölffer’s vines.

Topping Rose Holiday

The Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center presents its fifth annual Topping Rose House Holiday Dinner on Saturday, December 14, at 6:30 PM. There will be cocktails and a silent auction in the barn followed by dinner in the studio. Tickets start at $200. To reserve visit www.bhccrc.org.

jessica@indyeastend.com