Considering that this is the busiest summer ever, it’s no surprise that we’ve got another huge weekend coming up. So huge, in fact, that I’ve got to break up the Hot Pick selections in two parts. More to come later today.
The Hamptons Cup at Bridgehampton Polo Club: Stop by the Talent Resources VIP event at the Hamptons Cup at the Bridgehampton Polo Club at Two Trees Farm in Bridgehampton on Saturday, August 16, 2014, from 3 to 6 pm. Sponsored by Bai, Joseph Carr, The Calling, Heineken, and L’Alpina, the cocktail gathering promises to be well attended by the glitterati. Guests will enjoy access to half-time divot stomp, as well as meet-and-greets with the polo players. For tickets, visit www.giltcity.com/newyork/bridgehamptonpolonyc.
ARF’s Bow Wow Meow Ball: Celebrate ARF’s 40th anniversary with a grand salute to its past presidents at the ARF Adoption Center in Wainscott on Saturday, August 16, starting at 6:30 p.m. The event kicks off with cocktails and will be followed by dinner by Glorious Food and dancing to Peter Duchin and his Orchestra. Steve Kroft, of “60 Minutes,” will emcee. For tickets and information, visit www.arfhamptons.org or call (631) 537-0400, ext. 214.
“The Tempest” at Bay Street: Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will launch the Bay Street Shakespeare Initiative with two productions of “The Tempest” with John Glover, first on Saturday, August 16, at 7 p.m. at Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor on again on Sunday, August 17, at a private home. Better yet, the Saturday performance is FREE! Bring your chairs, picnics and blankets to enjoy this special sunset production under the stars. On Sunday, the event starts at 6:30 p.m. and begins with a reception with the cast, cocktails and the performance. Learn more at http://www.baystreet.org or at (631) 725-0818.
Buy tickets now for Dan’s Harvest East End:
Dan’s Papers is on a tremendous foodie roll this year and is now also presenting Harvest in addition to the hugely successful Taste of Two Forks/Taste of Summer events. In what is sure to be another sell-out event, Harvest, celebrates the bounty of the Long Island wineries and food. Including nearly 40 wineries and 20 top East End chefs, the event will be held at McCall Vineyards and Ranch in Cutchogue on Saturday, August 23. More next week but be sure to get tickets now at http://www.harvesteastend.com or by calling (631) 629-8042.