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Memorial Day Weekend - Here Comes the A-List

Originally Posted: May 25, 2005


Whether you come out to the Hamptons to enjoy a quiet vacation with the family or you want to leave the week behind and party until the sun comes up this Memorial Day Weekend has it all! We've got the inside scoop on who will be where - we'll be out and hope to see you in our ViewFinder.

Friday

Resort Nightclub

Batiste Salon Grand Opening and Art Opening
5-9 p.m.
75 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY
After opening in the winter and becoming a fast favorite with the year round crowd, Batiste Hair Salon is gearing up for its first summer season. The salon will hold a grand opening evening with wine, cheese, and live music by Julie Bluestone. The event will open a new art exhibit, which showcases the work of well-known East End photographer Renate. Renate is known for her creative, unconventional and beautiful portraiture.
www.batistesalon.com

Southampton Artists Association - Annual Memorial Day Art Show and Opening Reception
Opening Reception 6-8 p.m.
2 Pond Lane - the Southampton Cultural Center, Southampton, NY
Start your Memorial Day weekend, by attending a lovely Art Show and Reception, sponsored by the Southampton Artists Association. All works are for sale. Purchase an original artwork, by our professional artists, to cherish your time in the Hamptons all year long. This show is open for the weekend including Monday.
www.southamptonartistsassociation.com

Resort Nightclub - Grand Opening of A-List Fridays
Doors open at 10 p.m.
44 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton, NY
Resort Nightclub is the most exclusive lounge in the Hamptons. They follow a strictly trendy dresscode and the champagne flows all night long! Regulars at Resort include Sean Puffy Combs, Star Jones, Kim Catrall, Kelly Rippa, Russell and Kimora Lee Simmons, Carson Daly, AJ Calloway, Kelly Klein, Sway, Lorraine Bracco, Betsey Johnson, her daughter Lulu Johnson, and Bruce Willis.
www.resortnightclub.com

Saturday

Hamptonsview.com Balloon Fest 2005
noon-4 p.m.
Agawam Park, Southampton, NY
Kick off the summer with the family and meet the new Hamptons View Crew at Balloon Fest 2005. Join us at Agawam Park in Southampton for balloons, refreshments, give-aways, and fun. We've joined with Scholastic to support summer reading and will be giving away summer book kits helping children learn, grow, and be happy.
www.hamptonsview.com

Hamptons Baby Beach Club

Opening Celebration of the new South Fork Natural History Museum & Nature Center
1-4 p.m.
377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY
Bring friends, family and visitors to the opening celebration of SOFO - the new South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center, the only museum of its kind on the East End. Enjoy the festivities and refreshments. Tour the 6,400 square feet of interactive exhibits, see live owls and hawks, visit with local live salamanders, turtles and frogs, see our pond and walk the trails of the Long Pond Greenbelt.
www.sofo.org

Open House at Namaste Soul Wellness
1-6 p.m.
40 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, NY - 631-723-3335
Made a resolution to really relax this summer? Here is a chance to take a break from stocking up your summerhouse on Memorial Day Weekend and do something good for yourself. Stop by for their first anniversary open house. You will be treated to refreshments, raffles, complimentary face mapping, and best of all, ten minutes of bliss: your choice of massage, Reiki, or reflexology.

Hamptons Baby Beach Club Launch Party
2-7 p.m.
230 Elm Street (Hampton Hall), Southamtpon, NY
Child Magazine and Hampton Resorts & Hospitality invite you and your family to kick off Summer 2005 in the Hamptons at the Hamptons Baby Beach Club Launch Party. The Hamptons Baby Beach Club offers family-themed mid-week vacations, sponsored gift bags, "HBBC Valet" beach services, gourmet picnic lunches, and other family activities. For hotel reservations at the Atlantic or Bentley Hotels, please call 631-283-6100.
www.hrhresorts.com

The Lakeside Clam Bar and Nightclub
begins at sunset
183 Edgemere Street (The Lakeside), Montauk, NY
The festivities begin at sunset in the newly restored Lakeside nightclub with a live DJ spinning till 4 a.m. Following opening night, The Lakesides kitchen will open on Sunday at noon serving clam bar classics and travel inspired coastal dishes on the sprawling outdoor deck overlooking Fort Pond. Sundays at Lakeside feature great food and drink specials as you recover from the weekends activities and get ready for another night of dancing at The Lakeside.

Hamptons Designer Showhouse Celebration
6:30-8:30
Presented by House & Garden Magazine and hosted by Betty and Virgil Sherrill this event is the official Hamptons launch of the showhouse. Proceedes benefit Southampton Hospital.

The Official Launch of the New Tavern
Doors open at 10 p.m.
125 Tuckahoe Lane, Southampton, NY - 212-226-6123 and 631-287-2125
Party till the sun comes up and your clothes come off! Richie Akiva and Scott Sartiano of Butter, Mark Baker of Lotus, Mike Heller, and Danny Divine present the official launch of the New Tavern. Tonight the beautiful people will be out celebrating the birthdays of supermodel Ana Beatriz and Victoria's Secret supermodel Alessandro Ambrosio. Tavern will also be hosting an afterparty for Anna Anisimova summer kick-off party, with socialites Amanda Hearst, May Anderson, Bridget Hall, and Lauren Davis expected to appear. With everything from banquettes you could dance on, to central air conditioning to keep you from melting away, and valet and VIP car service, you won't have to worry about a thing at Tavern; after all, you are on vacation.

The Star Room with DJ AM
Doors open at 10 p.m.
378 Montauk Highway at Eastgate Road, Wainscot, NY
World renowned DJ AM, fiancée Nicole Richie, will be running the tables till the morning, with music by Reach & Disciple. Get seduced by Intrigue Liqueur - a liqueur made from a delicious blend of premium French Vodka, fine Cognac, and an intriguingly secret blend of exotic passion fruits.

Sunday

Bonac Cruisers Classic Car Show
10-4 p.m.
American Legion Hall, Montauk Highway, Amagansett, NY - 631-329-8910
Bonac Cruisers Classic Car Club Inc. will host the fourth Classic Car Show benefiting East End Children and Scholarship Fund. The day will feature over 150 trucks, hot rods, antiques, classics and muscle cars plus vendors, raffles, food and giveaways. All proceeds from the event will benefit East End children, their families and the Hector L. Samot Scholarship Fund. Cost of admission is $5 per person and free for children under 12. Show cars may register the day of the show and drivers also receive free admission with $20 show car registration.

2005 Spring Into Summer
6-9 p.m.
771 Montauk Highway (Meadowcroft), Quiogue, NY - 631-726-7800
An evening of great taste benefiting Southampton Hospital is hosted by Lynn Krominga and Amnon Shiboleth and honoring Sheldon Tannen. This evening will be featuring an exquisite sampling of food, wine and desserts. Live Auctioneers include Ann Liguori and David Richardson.

Monday

East Hampton Memorial Day Parade
10 a.m.
Everybody loves a parade! Bring the family out to celebrate the day. The parade route runs from the Village Green to Hook Mill with the ceremony at Hook Mill.

Mattituck Memorial Day Parade
10 a.m.
Try the North Fork on Monday. The parade route follows Route 25 in Mattituck. Stay afterward and tour the vineyards or hit Love Lane for lunch.

Southampton Village Memorial Day Parade
10:45 a.m.
Organized by the Veterans Association, the parade run down Jobs Lane and ends in Agawam Park. Stay for a dedication ceremony and speeches in the park.




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