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Southampton Arts Center will host its annual SummerFest Culinary Arts Festival tomorrow from 6 to 10 PM to celebrate its milestone fifth season.
This year SAC will honor its visionary co-chair Simone Levinson with the Champion of the Arts award. Levinson and her husband, David, are part of the original Founders Circle, and she has served as a founding board co-chair for the past seven years. Additionally, former Southampton Village Mayor Mark Epley will be acknowledged with a special tribute for his support.
SummerFest features a wide selection of dishes from a host of celebrated restaurants and chefs across the East End including Boa Thai, Catena's Market, Citarella, Clamman Seafood Market, EMP Summer House, Golden Pear Café, Juice Press, Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet, Kozu, Le Charlot, Little Red, Oreya, Paul's Italian Restaurant, Red Bar, Saaz, Sant Ambroeus, Sip 'n Soda, Seasons of Southampton, Topping Rose House, Tutto il Giorno, Union Cantina, and a special wine bar hosted by Bottle Hampton.
During the evening, guests will enjoy the exhibition "About Face" and will have the opportunity to view Academy alumni drawing a live model in The Studio @ SAC. Attendees can then head to the dance floor with beats spun by DJ Diego of the Untouchables.
Tickets for SummerFest start at $500 for individuals with VIP tables starting at $10,000, and can be reserved online at www.southamptonartscenter.org.
Benefit At Boardy
The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation presents its eighth annual benefit at the Boardy Barn in Hampton Bays on Saturday, September 9, from 6 to 10 PM. There will be a Chinese auction, 50-50 Raffle, silent auction, door prizes, buffet dinner, and cash bar. Tickets are $35 pre-paid and $40 at the door. For tickets visit www.southamptonanimalshelter.com.
5K Family Walk-Run
Eastern Long Island Hospital will host its first annual 5K Family Walk-Run on Sunday, September 10, at Breeze Hill Farm & Preserve in Peconic to benefit ELIH's behavioral health services, Quannacut addiction, and psychiatry. Check-in starts at 8 AM. For information or to inquire about sponsorship, call 631-477-5164.
Maidstone Golf Outing
East Hampton Chamber of Commerce will host a Maidstone golf outing at the Maidstone Club on Wednesday, September 13. The outing will benefit East Hampton Chamber of Commerce and the YMCA RECenter. For tickets visit http://conta.cc/2uDjhyz.