Haute Happening in the Hamptons

Parrish Midsummer Party

Saturday July 9

Prepare for a magical night while attending the Parrish Art Museum’s esteemed Parrish Midsummer Party. A fundraiser for those with refined taste and a deep interest in the visual arts, this year’s gala will celebrates the artistic legacy of Long Island’s East End and its reverberation throughout the world. The lavish event is held at the Museum in Southampton and promises to be a night filled with drinks, dancing, and dessert. For more information and tickets visit www.parrishart.org

Super Saturday

Saturday July 30

Shop until you drop while benefiting the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s 14th Annual Super Saturday co-hosted by Donna Karan, Kelly Ripa and Ariel Foxman of InStyle. This daylong fundraiser takes place at Nova’s Ark Project in Water Mill. Far more exciting and glamorous than any sale you have been to before, with a venue of over 200 designers, a tremendous raffle, manicures, fortune tellers, carnival rides and games for the kids, you won’t want to miss this shopping extravaganza. For more information and tickets visitwww.ocrf.org

Bridgehampton Polo Event

Saturday July 23

The Mercedes-Benz Polo Challenge returns with all its excitement and prestige. Hosted by the Bridgehampton Polo Club at Blue Star Jet Field in Bridgehampton, rub elbows with the Hamptons elite and schmooze with the players. The event will continue every Saturday through August 27. Of course, a Hamptons polo event is never complete without the exclusive VIP tent catering to celebrities and special guests. For more information, e-mailbhpolo@shaminabaspr.com


Art for Life Benefit Party

Saturday July 30

Gear up for this year’s 12th Annual Art For Life East Hampton Benefit hosted by legends Russell Simmons, Danny Simmons, Joseph “Rev. Run” Simmons, and the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation at the East Hampton Estate of Russell Simmons. Enjoy an evening honoring Mary J. Blige and Kimberly B. Davis, with a performance by Jennifer Hudson, while celebrating the imaginative liveliness of the New York City youth. For more information and tickets, visit www.rushphilanthropic.org