The “Surf Craft” auction will be held on Saturday, September 5, at LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Artists who have designed surfboards include: Peter Dayton, Scott Bluedorn, Richard Phillips, Caio Fonseca, Isca Greenfield-Sanders, Fitzhugh Karol, Greg Fadell, Darius Yektai, and Carl Ekstrom (who uses a textile created by LongHouse Founder Jack Lenor Larsen in his design). Tickets are $20, or $10 for members and LongHouse Contemporaries. http://www.longhouse.org.
- The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will host a Sounds of Summer Bluegrass and BBQ with the Ebony Hillbillies tonight, Friday, September 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. This outdoor concert will be crowed, so be sure to check in with the Parrish first to make sure there’s still room. http://www.parrishart.org
- Mark Borghi Fine Art in Bridgehampton is hosting a reception for Tom Dash and Graham Gillmore tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. http://www.borghi.org
- Marders will host an opening reception for Mica Marder tonight, Friday, September 4, from 4 to 8 p.m. The Peter Watrous Trio will perform. http://firstname.lastname@example.org
- Beth O’Donnell will be signing her book “Angels in Africa” at The White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton tonight, Friday, September 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. Her work, and that of Ann Brandeis, is currently on view through September 7. www.thewhiteroomgallery.com
Lynn Blue and the boys will perform at Wolffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack on Saturday, September 5, from 5 to 8. http://www.lynnbluemusic.com
Betsey Johnson, who has moved to Malibu, is hosting a Labor Day yard sale at her East Hampton house, located at 25 Grape Arbor Lane, on Sunday, September 6, and Monday, September 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The self-proclaimed “hoarder and pack rat” will be selling off a TON of vintage clothing, her own designs, and other personal items, which she guesses to be somewhere in the vicinity of 10,000 or so total pieces. Hit the ATM before you shop, as all sales will be cash only.
This is the last weekend to see “Anna Walinska: Abstractions from the 50s and 60s” at Lawrence Fine Art in East Hampton. http://www.lawrence-fine-arts.com
The Spin Doctors are playing Guild Hall on Saturday, September 5, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $40 to $150. And while you’re there, don’t forget to stop in a take at gander at the “Roy Lichtenstein: Between Sea and Sky” exhibit, which is awesome and on view through October 12. http://www.guildhall.org
HAPPY LABOR DAY!