Intermix Summer Shopping Soirée— If you're in the Hamptons this weekend, stop by our fave fashion haven for an evening of shopping with styling tips from swimwear designer Tori Praver. A percentage of sales will be donated to Oceana, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving the world's oceans. Now that's a cause we can get behind.
Saturday, July 10, 5-7p.m., Intermix, 87 Main Street (at Huntting Lane), RSVP to RSVP@intermixny.com, 631-907-8025.
EARTH: Fragile Planet—This nine-week exhibit showcases 120 of the world's most accomplished illustrators, creating a forum to set forth their personal views about the state of the world and the environment. If this is something you're passionate about (and we hope you are!), you won't want to miss this trippy multi-media installation.
Today through Sunday, July 31, 128 East 63rd Street (between Park and Lexington avenues), 212-838-2560, free admission
Bastille Day on 60th Street — Even though Les Bleus didn't quite do it for us in their showing at the World Cup, come out and celebrate Bastille Day this weekend! They're bringing the best of France to you with an afternoon of pétanque, delicious treats and even some can can. Vive La France!
Sunday, July 11, noon-6p.m., 60th Street (between 5th and Lexington avenues), free.
Summer Wheycation—If NYC's pollution has got you achin' for nature, head out to the Southern Adirondacks for an entire day of chowing down on local, farm-grown delicacies courtesy of Murray's Cheese. $150 buys you round-trip transportation, brunch at New World Home Cooking, a tour and tasting at Nettle Meadow farm, and snacks on the bus (elementary school style!).
Saturday, July 10, 7:30a.m.-9p.m., $150, Meet at 254 Bleeker Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues), 212-243-3289.
Experimental Geography—What do you do with a BA in geography? Well, making art is an option. 19 artists and teams from around the globe explore the intersection of geographical study and art via installations such as cloth "cities" spilling from suitcases. Get ready to get your mind blown.
Today through Friday, August 27 (closed Sundays and Mondays), noon-6p.m., The James Gallery, 365 5th Avenue (at 34th Street), 212-254-8200.
BBQ Blowout with Sam Mason—We're always down for cheap food, but this bbq blowout is just bananas. For only $10/plate, experience the tasty food from critically acclaimed chef Sam Mason courtesy of NYMag and Finger On The Pulse. Rounding out this grub fest is DJ sets from Darin and Greg Bresnitz and Preston Craig.
Saturday, July 10, food service at 5p.m., party until 9p.m., 10 Hope Street (between Roebling and Havemeyer Street), Brooklyn.
The Book of Liz—The Piper Theater Company performs The Book Of Liz, a play about an always-sweating nun and her cheeseballs. It's written by Amy and Davis Sedaris, duh!
Saturday, July 10 and Sunday, July 11, 8:30p.m., Old Stone House, 336 3rd Street (between 4th and 5th Avenues); Brooklyn; 718-768-3195.
Dusk: Improvised Erotica —This parody of the Twilight franchise is sure to make your tummy ache from laughing. The show features smart comedy, incisive storytelling, and highly attractive people never consummating their most sinful desires.
Friday, July 9 through Sunday, July 11, 7:30p.m., 45th Street Theater, 354 W 45th Street (between 8th and 9th street), tickets are $10, available here or by calling 212-563-6269.