Katrina and Don Peebles opened their Bridgehampton estate to bring more awareness - and Hamptonites - into the New York City Mission Society fold. Don was honored at the Mission gala this spring that Katrina co-chaired with Jean Shafiroff. Mission - the longest running privately funded NYC charity - has been on the frontline of the war against poverty since its inception in 1816, serving more than 13,000 children and families with their programs, services and events.
Market Art + Design, the East End's premier modern and contemporary art fair, returned to the Hamptons for its 7th year. Held at the Bridgehampton Museum, this year's fair highlighted presentations by 65 top galleries from around the world.
Moderator Patricia Corrigan led a lively conversation with Ron Burkhardt, Giancarlo Impiglia, Brenda von Schweickhardt Exline, and Judith Schultz at Southampton Arts Center. Presented by MvVO ART, AD ART SHOW, the first art show to celebrate contemporary Artists in Advertising, will open Spring 2018 in New York City.
The Southampton Village 4th of July Parade, the largest 4th of July parade on Long Island, took place on Independence Day. The parade stepped off from Railroad Plaza, and marches down North Main Street, Main Street, Jobs Lane, ending at Monument Square at Agawam Park.
4th of July festivities at The Surf Lodge in Montauk included an Oak + Ash concert.
#REVOLVEintheHamptons' 4th of July bash hosted by Hailey Baldwin brought out Cara Santana, Romee Strijd, Jasmine Tookes, ScHoolBoy Q, Natasha Oakley, Devin Brugman, Jessi Malay, Pamela Katz, Coco and Breezy, Janice Joostema, Annabelle Fleur, Helen Owen, Alex Centomo, Sophia Smith, Eleanor Calder, EvaGutowski, Pam Allier, Tess Slaggie, and many more.
eBay hosted a benefit for The Sag Harbor Cinema Restoration Project at Lulu Kitchen and Bar in Sag Harbor. The event brought out Matt Lauer, Katie Lee, Joe Zee, Eric Fischl, Devin Wenig, April Gornik, Robbie Stein, Jason Weinberg, Rick Yorn, and many more. eBay also announced plans for an eBay for Charity online auction in support of The Sag Harbor Cinema Restoration Project, which will launch on Monday, August 7.
An Opening Reception for “Casey O’Connell: An Invincible Summer” took place over the holiday weekend at Gallery Valentine in East Hampton. The exhibition will remain on view through August 4, 2017.
Oreya Lounge at the Capri Hotel in Southampton celebrated Independence Day weekend with a Summer Kickoff Party sponsored by Belvedere.
Southampton Fresh Air Home's American Picnic with Fireworks by Grucci - to benefit their camp for physically challenged underserved youth - is a signature community celebration. The gentile crowd, spanning all generations, gravitate to the white picnic tables and classic spread in one section of the benefit or the carnival for kids taking place in another. They all converge for the Grucci fireworks that shoot over the Shinnecock Bay.