At A Glance

Savor the last few moments of summer in the Hamptons with a spirited lineup of art, music and wellness events.
On September 23, Hamptons Marathon runners take the scenic route. Photo: GWoelders

By Jenna Lebovits


The Hamptons Garden Gala

The third annual evening celebration in honor of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation will feature a formal seated dinner and cocktail reception, live and silent auctions, dancing and entertainment—all while working toward a cure for diabetes. Tickets from $350. Patricia and Roger Silverstein Residence, Water Mill;

East Hampton Library’s Authors Night

One of the Hamptons’ most beloved arts events returns for its 19th year. Featuring 100 authors across all genres, Authors Night celebrates the literary world in all its glory. The evening commences with a formal reception under the tent with wine and small bites. Guests will have the opportunity to connect with some of their favorite authors and have their books personally inscribed. Tickets from $150. 159 Main St., East Hampton;



The Southampton Arts Center celebrates its 10th anniversary. The festivities begin with a cocktail reception featuring the East End’s top chefs and restaurateurs, and conclude with a formal dinner, dancing and entertainment. This year’s event takes place during Change Agents: Women Collectors Shaping the Art World, an impactful exhibition showcasing the creativity and determination of 14 women collectors. Tickets from $1,000. Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton;

2023 Bow Wow Meow Ball

An elegant night of drinks, dinner and dancing in celebration of the animals, the event, held in the brand-new William P. Rayner Training Center, will honor Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons’ Forever Home Project Team. Guests will enjoy music by the Peter Duchin Orchestra, specially curated floral decor and a cheery animal parade. Tickets from $1,000. 124 Daniels Hole Road, East Hampton;


Off-Site Road Show Reception

Japanese sculpture artist Hiroyuki Hamada arrives at the South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center for a unique site-specific exhibition. The 12th annual Parrish Road Show encourages interaction between artists and members of the nearby community. Free and open to the public. South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Tpke., Bridgehampton;


Surf Movie Night

Eastern Long Island’s Surfrider Foundation—an organization dedicated to protecting our oceans—is hosting its 21st annual fundraiser and outdoor screening of surf-inspired films. Guests can expect to enjoy movies, live music and shopping for T-shirts made by local artists. Tickets $25 and up. Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton;


The Hamptons Marathon

Race along Long Island’s East End for the 16th annual Hamptons Marathon & Half Marathon. Runners will take a scenic route through Southampton Village and along Shinnecock Bay and Coopers Beach. Tickets between $40-$125, depending on date purchased and for 5K, half-marathon or marathon. Southampton Intermediate School, 70 Leland Lane, Southampton;