The 24th Annual Show on the Montauk Green takes place from August 17 to 19. The event is held on the Village Green in downtown Montauk on Friday from noon to 6 PM, and both Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 6 PM. Admission to the event is free. The event is presented by the Montauk Artists’ Association.
Teens can enjoy Sunday afternoon chess at the East Hampton Library from 2 to 4 PM. The group is open to chess players ages 10 to adult. Game instructions are not offered during the session. For more information, email email@example.com.
The Springs Tavern hosts open mic every Sunday, through 6 PM.
The South Fork Natural History Museum invites kids ages 3 to 5 to create beach memory jars at 9 AM. They will walk along a beach with a group leader to collect shells, sand, driftwood, stones, and other beachy things to create jars to remember the summer. Guests are welcome to bring things they have previously found.
Advance reservations are required for all events. For more information, reservations, and directions to meeting places, call 631-537-9735.
The 23rd annual Ellen’s Run 5K to benefit the Ellen Hermanson Breast Centers and Ellen’s Well will be held on Sunday, August 19, in Southampton starting at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. The 5K starts at 9 AM and will wrap up at noon.
The Ellen Hermanson Foundation ensures that no breast cancer patient is turned away from the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center for lack of insurance or inability to pay for treatment. All services through Ellen’s Well are provided free of charge. For more information or to register, visit www.ellenhermanson.org.
Cooking From The Garden:
Marders in Bridgehampton presents Garden Lectures every week. This week, it’s “Cooking From The Garden.” All lectures are free. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
World-renowned Master Sommelier, Laura Fiorvanti, owner of NYC based wine bar Corkbuzz Restaurant and Wine Studio, has begun teaching wine classes at Shelter Island restaurant, 18 Bay, every Sunday from 1 to 2:30 PM in a Hamptons pop-up. On Sunday, August 19, the class theme is “exploring island wines.”
Each wine class features tastings of eight different wines, as well as a plate of house-made ricotta and bread. Laura is one of 33 women in the world to gain the Master Sommelier accreditation and prides herself on making wine accessible and fun for everyone.
Peconic Landing and the Perlman Music Program present PMP Alumni Concert. PMP alumni are busily preparing for the prestigious
International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. Only 40 violinists are invited to compete from hundreds of applicants worldwide.
Peconic Landing is honored to host these alumni as they get ready
for the competition by performing the works they will play for the judges in Indianapolis. Located at 1500 Brecknock Rd., Greenport.
Art & Kids:
The Parrish Museum’s Summer Family Party is taking place on Sunday, August 19,from 3 to 6 PM.
The Grenning Gallery is sponsoring New York artist Brian Farrell as he works with the children showing them his mural and street art techniques. Born and raised in Southampton, Farrell is creating interactive visual experiences in public spaces, as well as on canvas for sale.
The United Negro College Fund will host its seventh annual “A Mind Is . . .” Hamptons Summer Benefit weekend on Saturday, August 18, and Sunday, August 19. The weekend will start on Saturday with a reception and program at a private residence in East Hampton. There will be a VIP reception at 5 PM, followed by dinner at 6 PM.
On Sunday, there will be a brunch at Bay Kitchen Bar in East Hampton starting at 11 AM.
UNCF is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. Funds raised at the Hamptons event will be used for student scholarships on the East End. For tickets to either event, visit www.uncf.org.
Ceux Des Chez Nous:
Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center presents the Artists Love Movies series with Ceux Des Chez Nous, hosted by Wendy Keys at the Ross School Senior Lecture Hall.
Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church Music Festival’s 35th season and “Destination America” theme culminate with a newly commissioned song cycle by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec and two works by Johannes Brahms – the bewitching Zwei Gesänge and his gypsy-inspired Piano Quartet in G minor. The concerts are located at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church at 2429 Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton.
Hamptons International Film Festival presents The Bookshop starring and hosted by Emily Mortimer at East Hampton UA.
THEY will be performing at The Surf Lodge on Sunday, August 19, at 7 PM.
THEY are Drew and Dante. Influenced by the two-singer dynamic of Taking Back Sunday and the nursery rhyme simplicity of Kurt Cobain’s lyrics, Drew and Dante meld their diverse musical backgrounds to create songs without boundaries that push forward the cultural needle. Melodically, Dante and Drew have a mutual admiration for late 80s gems such as Babyface and New Edition; “The Ralph” even features as one of Drew’s many studio voices. The pair combine these influences with their own limitless and evolving sound to produce something that can’t be placed into a box labeled ‘Urban’ and filed away.
The Surf Lodge is located at 183 Edgemere Street in Montauk.
Arturo Sandoval, with special guest Jane Monheit, performs at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center.
If you are not reading this column you may well be in the South of France celebrating summer in St. Tropez or after a month of World Cup Soccer the victory of the French national team. If you are here reading this, fear not, our Hamptons has more than a dash of je ne sais quoi. Here are some of the places and people from whom to get that fix of La Vie Francaise…