It may still be summer, but Santa Claus is coming to the Hamptons this weekend - with a double dose of sightings expected.
The Surf Lodge
's (183 Edgemere Street, Montauk, thesurflodge.com
) Summer Concert Series will feature Nancy Atlas
on Wednesday, Royal Khaoz on Thursday, Jesse Harris' Cosmo (Instrumental Project) on Friday, Durand Jones on Saturday, and Mondo Cozmo on Sunday. Sets start at 6 p.m., except Harris' which starts at 7 p.m.
The Backyard Restaurant at Solé East
Resort (90 Second House Road, Montauk, www.soleeast.com
) will have midweek entertainment with a set from Amy Duryea from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday and you can enjoy reggae with Winston Irie
on Thursday from 8 to 11 p.m. Solé will launch The Montauk Summer Series with a Sweetbitter Dinner featuring New York Times
bestselling author Stephanie Danler on Friday from 7 to 11 p.m. An outdoor TV screening of the first episode of the new Sweetbitter
STARZ series will follow. Saturday will kick-off with a Lekker Rosé Pool Party featuring beats by DJ NES from 12 to 5 p.m. There will also be a Rosé Wine Boot Camp: Poolside Edition from 2 to 3 p.m. Presented by Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels, the 50 minute class includes blind tastings, unique food pairings, a Q&A with the sommelier instructor, and more. A set from DJ Ana
will wrap up the evening. As per usual, Sunday will feature a Bossa Nova Brunch with music from Marcello and Ludmilla
from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
On Friday, George's Lighthouse Café (2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk, www.georgeslighthousecafe.com
) will present performances from Annie from 2 to 4 p.m. and Nancy Atlas from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The Sturdy Souls are headlining on Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday will feature The Waylan Brothers from 5 to 8 p.m.
Wine in Focus
, an exhibition encompassing works by Vanessa Price of The Vinum Project and Michelle McSwain that aims to demystify vino, will debut with an opening reception at The Montauk Beach House
(55 South Elmwood Avenue, Montauk, thembh.com
) on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. The original Montauk Saturday Pool Party, which starts at 1 p.m., will include sets by AKU and Adam Lipson. Also, lululemon's vintage retail trailer is setting up shop from 1 to 7 p.m. Later on, there's a pizza happy hour with DJ sets and vids from 7 to 10 p.m.
(474 West Lake Drive, Montauk, www.swalloweastrestaurant.com
) will welcome Hello Brooklyn
on Saturday from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., while reggae Sunday will feature Nando Griffiths from 7 to 10 p.m., and Kathleen Fee is back on Tuesday, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Movie Mondays at Ruschmeyers (161 2nd House Road, Montauk, www.ruschmeyers.com
) will feature Ferris Buellers Day Off
(161 Main Street, Amagansett, stephentalkhouse.com
) will welcome Isabella Rose on Wednesday at 8 p.m. and Helen "The Diva" McGuire is back for karaoke at 10 p.m. On Thursday, catch Lynn Blue and Band at 8 p.m. and Revel In Dimes
at 10 p.m. Friday will feature Toots & The Maytals
at 8 p.m. and Hello Brooklyn at 10 p.m. Before headlining the Panorama Music and Arts Festival in New York City
, The Killers will play an intimate, special invite only concert for SiriusXM subscribers on Saturday. Hot Lava
will follow at 11 p.m. Sunday will bring The James Hunter
Six at 8 p.m. and reggae night with Winston Irie at 10 p.m. On Monday, The Om-en-CD Release Party kicks off the week at 7 p.m. and Outrageous Open Mic Night begins at 10 p.m. On Tuesday, Caroline Jones takes the stage at 8 p.m. and Industry Night with Hello Brooklyn starts at 10 p.m.
Christmas in July comes to the Hamptons twice this weekend. (Photo: www.facebook.com)
Twilight Thursdays at Wolffer
Tasting Room (139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack) will feature Dan Lauter, while sunset sets at the Wolffer Wine Stand (3312 Montauk Highway, Sagaponack, 631-537-5106, www.wolffer.com
) will bring Hopefully Forgiven
on Friday and Inda Eaton
on Saturday. Sets begin around 5 p.m.
's (3593 Townline Road, Sagaponack, www.townlinebbq.com
) Friday The Bands, Brews & BBQ concert will feature Jim Turner
, who will take the stage at 6 p.m.
Architechnology Designs Presents: Jill Zarin's 6th Annual Luxury Luncheon in honor of Bobby Zarin
will be held at Topping Rose House
(1 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, www.eventbrite.com
) on Saturday. From 12 to 4 p.m., attendees will enjoy complimentary consultations from Architechnology Designs, a beauty bar highlighting XO8 Cosmeceuticals and Blush & Whimsy, a designer trunk show featuring brands like Avid Swim, the chance to check out the brand new Rolls Royce
, gourmet catering provided by Carlyle Off the Green and Antico Noè, a rosé bar by Whispering Angel and craft cocktails from Tito's Handmade Vodka.
Calissa (1020 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, www.calissahamptons.com
) will present a performance from Ludmilla and Marcello Pimenta
on Friday, Adam Lipson is spinning on Saturday.
Southampton Social Club
's (256 Elm Street, Southampton, www.southamptonsocialclub.com
) popular Country Music Night is back on Thursday. The themed affair will feature live music from John Schmitt and Friends, line dancing, a $39 prix-fixe dinner, and drink specials - starting at 5 p.m. Music from DJ Milli will follow. On Friday, Bachmann is spinning.
Union Cantina (40 Bowden Square, Southampton, www.unioncantina.net
) will have music from Gus Fafalios & Friends on Friday and Souliztic on Saturday.
MFusco is spinning at AM Southampton (125 Tuckahoe Lane, Southampton, www.amsouthampton.com
) on Friday, while Chris Bachmann will be featured on Saturday.
Get ready for a double dose of Christmas in July, starting at Beach Bar
(58 Foster Avenue, Hampton Bays, beachbarhamptons.com
) on Friday. Wear your Santacon best and get ready for DJ Doug to unwrap an evening of seasonal fun. And, Drift Inn (58 Foster Avenue, Hampton Bays) is hosting its annual Christmas in July extravaganza on Saturday night.
New York Wine Events is hosting a Summer Rosé and Bubbly Fest at Palmer Vineyards
(5120 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, newyorkwineevents.com
) with copious amounts of rosé wine + rosé champagne + sparkling wine - with over 25 wineries onsite. Attendees will also enjoy specialty foods, light hors d'oeuvres, and music. There will be two sessions (12 to 3 p.m. or 4 to 7 p.m.) and admission starts at $99.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com