Guild Hall: Film and Fashion to Teatime

Guild Hall events

    Tomorrow, Guild Hall and the East Hampton Historical Society will present “The Sound of Music” outdoors at Mulford Farm. With music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, the classic 1965 film won five Academy Awards. Admission is $5, free for those 5 and under. The start time is 8 p.m.
    Sunday morning at 11, the series Fashion Insiders With Fern Mallis will continue with a discussion with Simon Doonan, the “creative ambassador” for Barneys New York and its longtime window stylist. He is featured elsewhere in the arts section this week. Admission is $15, $13 for museum members. V.I.P. tickets, at $75, are also available and come with an opportunity to meet Mr. Doonan during a lunch reception catered by East Hampton Gourmet Foods.
    Starting on Friday, Aug. 9, Lois Bender will host a teatime watercolor workshop at the Hedges Inn. It will run through Aug. 23. Participants will be shown new techniques and methods, and tea will be provided along with a variety of appetizers and pastries. No painting experience is necessary. Admission is $65 per workshop. They take place from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. each Friday.
    Also on Aug. 9, Guild Hall’s Summer Gala will celebrate Chuck Close at the Bridgehampton estate of Louise and Leonard Riggio. The evening will have music, dancing, dining, and a live art auction. Guild Hall will offer a V.I.P. preview of the exhibition “Chuck Close: Recent Works” from 5 to 7. Following the preview, there will be cocktails and a sit-down dinner at the Riggios’ house.
    Tickets begin at $500 for the exhibition preview and cocktails, and $1,200 for the entire evening. Guild Hall’s special events department has more information.