6 Things Not to Miss in July
There's life after the Fourth of July, folks
The biggest weekend of the summer has come and gone. The weather hasn’t exactly made beach days a surefire bet. Keep your options plentiful by marking your calendar with these six worthy Hamptons events to get you through the month.
July 10: Book Signing with Fern Mallis
Head to Urban Zen to have the legendary NY Fashion Week creator sign your copy of her book, Fashion Lives: Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis, which includes 19 interviews with designers such as Tom Ford and Oscar de la Renta. (Another one to note: Brooke Shields will be signing copies of There Was a Little Girl on July 31.)
Urban Zen, 4 Bay St., Sag Harbor; 631-725-6176 or urbanzen.com
July 11, 18 and 25: Physique 57 at Montauk Beach House
This month, Physique 57, which has a permanent location in Bridgehampton, will also have a poolside pop-up. Head over to the Montauk Beach House for Saturday 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. classes.
Montauk Beach House, 55 S. Elmwood Ave., Montauk; 631-668-2112 or physique57.com; $37 per class (clients may not use existing packages or memberships for this class)
July 17 and 18: Dan's Taste of Summer
Foodies, rejoice: The first two (of three) major events happen to be in July. First is GrillHampton, which pits eight East End chefs against eight NYC chefs and is hosted by Robert Irvine and Marc Murphy. Then it’s Taste of Two Forks, which offers bites from top chefs and local eateries and is hosted by Michael Symon and Katie Lee.
Ticket prices vary; 631-227-0188 or danstasteofsummer.com
July 25: Super Saturday
The biggest annual charitable shopping event of the season will once again be cohosted by Donna Karan and Kelly Ripa. In addition to rows and rows of discounted duds from brands like Ralph Lauren, Scoop NYC, Theory and Alice and Olivia, the daylong fund-raising event includes a kids’ carnival, catered lunch, cocktails and quickie beauty treatments.
For tickets and tables, go to supersaturday.ocrf.org.
July 30: Conversations with Alex Kuczynski: Candace Bushnell
The Sex and the City writer is coming out east to promote her latest book, Killing Monica. See her on July 30 at the Southampton Arts Center, where she’ll sit down for an interview with New York Times reporter Alex Kuczynski.
July 31: Met Opera Summer Encore Screening of “The Merry Widow”
Five-time Tony Award-winning theater director Susan Stroman will be on hand to introduce the operetta starring the great Renee Fleming, which tells a story very befitting of the Hamptons--that of a rich widow looking for the right husband.