Like clockwork, it's another Saturday night in the Hamptons! This weekend, two of our favorite events of the summer are happening on the same night. But, unlike years past, the scheduling is such that we can actually attend both (and we intend to do just that):
ACRIA'S "COCKTAILS AT SUNSET"
8pm at West Kill Farm in Bridgehampton
ACRIA has always put on a great event and this year promises to be no different. It's held at photographer Steven Klein's house (which is lovely and particularly photogenic at this time of day) and anticipated guests include Calvin Klein, Rachel Zoe, Francisco Costa, and many others. ACRIA also always rocks a great silent auction and this year they'll have works by notable artists including Ross Bleckner, Herb Ritts, and Ryan McGinley.
JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION'S "CHEF'S & CHAMPAGNE"
5:30pm at the Wölffer Estate Vineyard, 139 Sagg Road in Sagaponack
If you're into eating, this event is hard to pass up (especially for Emeril Lagasse fans, since he's headlining this year). Nearly 40 chefs prepare a different dish and then guests spend the whole time doing loops around the tent going from station to station, oohing and aahing along the way. In the middle of the tent is the champagne station, which is terribly convenient for frequent refills.