At A Glance

Celebrate health, healing and culture this summer in the Hamptons.
Join the fight to save African wildlife with Empowers Africa. Photography by Bisakha Datta

By Juliette Propp

August 12

Richard Dupont Book Signing

Meet multimedia artist Richard Dupont at ARC Fine Art gallery, and grab a signed copy of his new book, Richard Dupont Islands. Dupont will discuss his series of watercolor paintings, collectively titled Islands, and the inspiration he gleans from vintage art movements. Free. 37 Newton Lane, East Hampton;

August 13

East Hampton Library’s Authors Night

Get an inside look at this year’s most buzzy titles at East Hampton Library’s annual Author’s Night, featuring appearances from scribes such as Pamela Fiori, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, Dr. Ruth Westheimer and more. The reception will take place outdoors under a grand tent where guests can enjoy gourmet hors d’oeuvres and wine. From $125. Event at Herrick Park, 67 Newtown Lane; tickets for purchase at East Hampton Library, 159 Main St., East Hampton;

August 14

World Elephant and World Lion Day Film Festival

Join the celebration of World Elephant and World Lion Day at the Southampton Arts Center, sponsored by human advocacy and wildlife preservation group Empowers Africa. The event includes an exclusive screening of Emergence, a documentary that sheds light on the rare super tusker elephants and the challenges they face. Free for members, $10 for nonmembers. 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton;

August 21 + 28

Stirring the Pot: Conversations With Culinary Celebrities

Experience local culinary mastery at Guild Hall’s “Stirring the Pot”—conversations hosted by New York Times Food & Wine writer Florence Fabricant, featuring the art of distilling at Sagaponack Farm Distillery on August 21, and a ratatouille-making demo and talk with Chef Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin at Hayground School on August 28. From $125. Visit to learn more.

August 3-28

Sculpture to Wear

International auction house Sotheby’s presents an educational showcase of artistic jewelry, comprising more than 80 works from a collection of talented artists. The exhibition, a collaboration between Louisa Guinness Gallery and Tiffany Dubin, challenges traditional ways to wear and examine jewelry. 66 Newtown Lane, East Hampton;

August 28 – September 4

Hampton Classic Horse Show

Come watch talented equestrians of all ages and disciplines compete at the Hampton Classic Horse Show, a beloved East End summer event. Enjoy the 80 on-site shops and boutiques with international food vendors. The Classic culminates with the $410,000 Grand Prix title. 240 Snake Hollow Rd., Bridgehampton;

September 11

Hampton Flea + Vintage

The latest edition of Hampton Flea comes to the Southampton History Museum with an eclectic collection of all things vintage, unique and handcrafted. Shop sustainably for vintage clothes and upcycled furniture, while enjoying music and food trucks. 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton;

September 11

Mighty Hamptons Triathlon

Among all the other events at Southampton, Sag Harbor’s Mighty Hamptons Triathlon includes a 1.5K swim, 23.8-mile bike ride and a 6.2-mile run in support of the Steve Tarpinian Memorial Fund for student athletes. Experience the beauty of Noyac Bay, the rolling hills and woodland farm roads of Sag Harbor, and the peaceful streets of North Haven. Registration fees vary. Starting line at Long Beach, Sag Harbor;