Victoria Colvin guided Heritage Farm's Vaillero to the top score (182.5) of the $50,000 iHeartMedia Hunter Derby, presented by Ghurka, which kicked off the hunter class at the 40th annual Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton.
Artists Ben Fink Shapiro and Brittany Schall celebrated "Vibrant Beauty," their exhibition at the Mark Humphrey Gallery, during the opening reception at the Southampton gallery. The show is on view through Thursday, September 3rd.
InSitu Works and "Fairweather Magazine" hosted a reception for "The Jet Set," the second installation of Summertime Girls, a two-part exhibition featuring the latest work by New York-based painter Liz Markus.
The Nicole Ripka Gallery, a Water Mill summer pop-up gallery which has featured acclaimed works of art throughout the season, is now presenting "Greatest Hits," a duo exhibition featuring photographer Bonnie Lautenberg and sculptor Carole A. Feuerman. The exhibit will be on display through Sunday, September 20th.
Tennis Pro Cory Hubbard and 18-year-old rising star, Abraham Asaba, showcased their skills during a Sunset Cocktail Party to benefit Autism Speaks. Architect Philip Rossillo and Builder John DeVito of 456 Development Group hosted the evening, which was held at 100 Crescent in Water Mill. The benefit raised over $10,000 for Autism Speaks.
Debbie Harry, Susan Lucci, Ralph Macchio, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, Alan Zweibel, Christie Brinkley, and Brooke Shields were featured in this year's "Celebrity Autobiography" at Guild Hall. Created and developed by Eugene Pack and Dayle Reyfel, the show takes "did they really just write that" celebrity memoirs and acts them out live.
Designer Andrew Warren showed off his latest fashions during a cocktail party at Concept Store in Southampton.
Donavon Frankenreiter's East Coast tour in support of his new album, "The Heart," came to the East End for a Google Play Music presents sunset set at The Surf Lodge. The concert was attended by RHONY star Countess Luann de Lesseps and her niece, artist Nicole Nadeau.
Sag Harbor's Nick Lemon took home top honors at this year's Ellen's Run, setting a course record of 15:54. Molly Bennet of East Quogue was the first place female, with a time of 19:24, and Judi Donnelly of Southampton was the first place breast cancer survivor for the third consecutive year, with a time of 23:26. Proceeds from the Southampton event support the new Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Southampton Hospital.
In a battle of East End artists verses writers, it was the artists who dominated for much of the softball game, and in the end, took home bragging rights with a 7-4 win. Proceeds from the afternoon benefited Phoenix House, The Retreat, East End Hospice and the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center.