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

LITERARY EVENT (Gardiner Farm, 36 James Lane, East Hampton)
Saturday, August 10, 5PM; $100 for book signing reception; $250 and up for dinner
The East Hampton Library is holding its 9th Annual Authors Night benefit event. The evening's Founding Co-Chairs Alec Baldwin and Barbara Goldsmith will be joined by Honorary Co-Chairs Robert A. Caro, Nelson DeMille, A.M. Homes, Robert K. Massie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph E. Stiglitz and more than 100 distinguished authors.
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CONCERT (Solé East, 90 Second House Road, Montauk)
Saturday, August 10, 6:30PM, free
Lead singer of the Dirty Projectors David Longstreth will play an acoustic performance poolside at the Backyard Restaurant. This is part of the Summer Concert Series at The Backyard Restaurant at Solé East.
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FOOD TRUCK DERBY (Hayground School, 15 Mitchell Lane Bridgehampton)
Friday, August 9; 4-7:30PM; $60
Edible East End presents the second annual Great Food Truck Derby. Trucks from Manhattan to Montauk will hit the pavement to converge at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton for an early evening of ethnic and local mobile eats along with regional wine and craft beer.
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FILM EVENT (Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton)
Monday, August 12, 7PM, $22; $20 members
Broadway legend Elaine Stritch, 87, takes the spotlight once again in the film Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me. Bold and poignant, the film follows the uncompromising Tony and Emmy-award winner dominating the stage, tormenting Alec Baldwin on "30 Rock," sharing her personal takes on her struggles, and reflecting on her life. Q & A to follow with Alec Baldwin.
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ART SHOW (Quogue Village Green)
Saturday, August 10, 10AM-4PM, free
The 39th annual Quogue Art Show and Sale to benefit the Quogue Historical Society will feature over 25 local artists. During the art show, the Pond House (114 Jessup Avenue) will be open for viewing the Society's current exhibitions.
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BENEFIT (Wölffer Estate Vineyards, 139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack)
Saturday, August 10, 7-11PM, $500 and up
Let's Misbehave Gatsby themed party will see Hamptons trendsetters enjoying libations, supper, and dancing in the vineyard at Love Heals' 17th consecutive summer Hamptons event. All proceeds from the evening directly support Love Heals' efforts to protect the next generation of New Yorkers from HIV.
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