clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Patti Smith, Animal Party, Book Signings, and More!

We'll be publishing The Weekender every Thursday afternoon throughout the summer. Got an event you think readers need to know about? Email us!

CONCERT (The Surf Lodge, 183 Edgemere Street, Montauk)
Saturday, August 31st; doors open at 5:00PM; show starts at 7:00PM; $40 donation
In 1975 Patti Smith's first recording Horses was inducted into the National Recording Registry in 2010 at the Library of Congress by the National Recording Preservation Board. Her acclaimed memoir, Just Kids, which chronicled her friendship and journey in art with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, was awarded the 2010 National Book Award.

PERFORMANCE (Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton)
Sunday, September 1, 8PM, $150-48
Patti Smith: Words and Music, will also feature Lenny Kaye, Tony Shanahan, and Jesse Smith.

PARTY (Georgica, 108 Wainscott Stone Rd, Wainscott )
Saturday, August 31, 10:00PM until 4:00AM
San Francisco's popular TRAVISWILD migrates back to the Hamptons this weekend with another Animal Party, complete with a real live cheetah, white tiger, giant sloth and Capuchin monkey! Bring out your inner animal via masks, costumes, animal print clothes or attire and end the summer in truly WILD fashion.

BOOK SIGNING (Ann Madonia Antiques, 36 Jobs Lane, Southampton)
Friday, August 30, 2013 5:30-7:30PM; reception and book signing
Saturday, August 31, 2013 2:00-4:00PM; book signing and refreshments
Houses of the Hamptons, 1880-1930, Revised Edition, by Gary Lawrance and Anne Surchin will be featured at a celebratory book signing. A portion of the sales made at Ann Madonia Fine Art & Antiques during the event will benefit The Southampton Historical Museum.

CONCERT (Montauk Beach House, 55 South Elmwood Avenue, Montauk)
Saturday, August 31, noon-7PM, free (must RSVP)
Sound Waves @ The House, the summer fashion & music series, closes with three of the hottest female turntable maestros--Alex Merrell, Elle Dee, and Bridget Marie--as well as fashions by Delicate Raymond Jewelry.

CABARET (Sienna, 44 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton)
Friday, August 30, 11PM-late
The Box is bringing its sultry acts back to Sienna Restaurant & Ultralounge ( for the sexiest kickoff to Labor Day weekend.

BENEFIT (The Estate of Ted and Dina Merrill Hartley, East Hampton)
Saturday, August 31, 7-10PM, $750
The 2013 "Evening in the Hamptons" event to benefit New York City Mission Society is set to be a fun-filled evening of food, drinks, fireworks, and special musical guest performances by Tony Award nominee Christine Andreas and singer Cole Rumbough. The evening will raise money to support New York City Mission Society's programs, which help break the cycle of poverty for New York's children, youth and families.

PRIDE PARTY (Bay Street Theater, Sag Harbor)
Saturday, August 31, 10:30PM; $25 in advance, $35 day of
Bay Street Theatre and its hosts Erik Batt, Randy Hemming, Bruce T. Sloane, Joe Maio (from Adornments in Sag Harbor) & Eric Lemonides (from Almond Restaurant) invite everyone to their Hamptons Pride Dance Party. DJ Karin Ward will be providing entertainment for the evening.

CONCERT (Navy Beach, 16 Navy Road, Montauk)
Sunday, September 1, 5PM
One Love á La Plage Sundays features live music by Winston Irie ( and Nancy Atlas ( Guests will enjoy sun-lounging days and summer sunset sets.

BOOK SIGNING AND DISCUSSION (BookHampton, 41 Main Street, East Hampton)
Sunday, September 1, 5:00–7:00 PM
Artist Clifford Ross and scholar and activist Orville Schell will discuss art, culture, and their work together in China. The authors will also sign their recent books Through the Looking Glass by Clifford Ross and Wealth and Power by Orville Schell and John Delury.