On December 8, Simon Critchell, co-founder of Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton, once again offered The Barn and The Studio, for the fourth annual Holiday Dinner, benefiting Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center. Guests enjoyed “three courses of perfection” created by Chef Jean-Georges, who took breaks from his kitchen duties to meet the supporters of the Center. The menu included Poppy Seed Sesame Crusted Faroe Island Salmon, Mushroom infusion with finger limes, Seared Wagyu Beef Tenderloin, and more. The dinner was sponsored by JP Morgan Chase.
The Quogue Library Art Committee presents the first annual Quogue Artists Open Studio Tour. On Sunday, July 21, from noon to 4 PM, nine local artists will open their studios. Visitors are welcomed to come and enjoy the experience of seeing art in the very varied spaces where it is created. The artists are Steve Alpert, Ellen Ball, Maria Boulan, Margot Carr, Donna Levey, Lulie Morrissey, Laurel Susci, Susan Cushing, and Alice Vleck. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the library.