East End fire departments spread holiday cheer as they marched through Southampton Village during the Parade of Lights.
Prior to highlighting some of the Hamptons' most exquisite historical and modern abodes, East Hampton Historical Society hosted a Cocktail Party at the Maidstone Club in East Hampton in celebration of its 2016 House & Garden Tour.
Martin and Jean Shafiroff welcomed guests to a festive holiday season gathering that supported New York City Mission Society.
North Shore Animal League America, the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, hosted its annual Celebrity Gala at The Mandarin Oriental in New York City. Guests included Beth Stern and Howard Stern, Matt Lauer and Annette Lauer, Katie Lee, Adam Kenworthy and Carole Radziwill, Peter Rini, Mara Wilson, Lisa Lampanelli, Janice Huff, Chris Cimino, and Lauren Scala.
Gilda's Club New York City celebrated "individuals and corporations who are dedicated to improving the quality of life of cancer patients and their families" during its 21st Anniversary Benefit Gala at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. Honorees included Ivan Cheung (Corporate Vision Award), Robert J. Easton (Heart of Gold Award) and Jerome B. Zeldis, MD, PhD (Advances in Cancer Research Award).
Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) posthumously paid tribute to footwear industry icon Vince Camuto during its 19th Annual Collaborating for a Cure Benefit Dinner & Auction at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The evening included a performance from Roger Daltrey of The Who and introduced the SWCRF Vince Camuto Memorial Cancer Research Program in honor of Mr. Camuto. This year's Collaborating for a Cure raised nearly $2.5 million for SWCRF cancer research programs.
Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and Vogue hosted an exclusive dinner in New York City where they announced that Laura Vassar Brock and Kristopher Brock of Brock Collection would be awarded the 2016 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award. Attendees included Michael Kors, Anna Wintour, Zendaya, Diane von Furstenberg, Kelly Rowland, Olivia Munn, Hilary Rhoda, Karlie Kloss and many other notable names.
Costumed canines and their owners marched down Jobs Lane and Main Street in Southampton during the annual Little Lucy's Halloween Pet Parade. The afternoon also included entertainment by Beau Hulse, costume contests, and a post parade party. Proceeds from the afternoon supported Southampton Animal Shelter.
Kathy Griffin hosted Bette Midler's 21st annual Hulaween Party. Midler delighted guests by appearing as Winifred Sanderson, her iconic character from "Hocus Pocus." Attendees included Debbie Harry, Sandra Bernhard, Gloria Steinhem, Alan Alda, Cheryl Hines, Marlo Thomas, Ryan Serhant, Emilia Serhant, and an unrecognizable Marc Jacobs, who served as the party's costume contest judge. Held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, the evening honored Bobby Kennedy Jr. and Dan and Adrienne Lufkin, and proceeds supported the New York Restoration Project.
Breast Cancer Research Foundation celebrated awarding $57 million in grants to more than 250 breast cancer investigators around the world during its Symposium and Awards Luncheon at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Attendees included Amy Robach, Joan Lunden, BCRF honorary co-chair Leonard Lauder, executive chairman of Estée Lauder and BCRF co-chair William Lauder, BCRF co-chair Kinga Lampert, Sandra Lee, Nina Garcia, Gretta Monahan, Denise Bidot, Lais Ribeiro, Melissa Joan Hart, Lea DeLaria, Kimiko Glenn, Krysta Rodriguez, and Aviva Drescher.