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Hangin' in the Hamptons: Food trucks and fundraisers

Donavon Frankenreiter plays music with his band after

Donavon Frankenreiter plays music with his band after the completion of the 15th annual Rock 'n' Roll Marathon on June 3, 2012 in San Diego, California. Photo by Kent C. Horner/Getty Images Photo Credit: GETTY IMAGES

Food trucks roll and fundraisers roll out in fabulous fashion.


For gastronomical good times, head to the Great Food Truck Derby in Bridgehampton at the Hayground School (151 Mitchell Lane) from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. At least 15 gourmet food trucks will be serving everything from pastries to poutine to pizza. General admission is $65, which includes one tasting from each truck, plus two drinks. For ages 12 and younger, the cost is $20 and includes four truck tastes and one drink. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to


The nonprofit Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons is throwing its annual "Get Wild!" fundraiser at a private home in North Haven Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets start at $250 for this cocktail party and silent art auction at this star-studded affair hosted by fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi, along with honorary co-chairs Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin, Carey Lowell, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick. To check on last-minute availability for tickets, visit


Get ready to mix and mingle at the Sunset Cocktails on Mill Pond benefit for the Children's Health Fund, happening at a private home in Water Mill Saturday night at 6. The evening will include a live auction, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and music spun by DJ Stephen, with actors Julianne Moore and Chazz Palminteri doing hosting honors. Event committee members include actor Nathan Lane, model Kelly Killoren Bensimon and TV journalist Deborah Norville. Tickets start at $250 and can be purchased at


Donavon Frankenreiter is not just a plucky, folksy rock musician but also a talented surfer, which may explain why he'll be hanging around the Hamptons for an extended period. Fans of his mellow, summery sound can catch him playing a free show at Surf Lodge in Montauk (183 Edgemere St., 631-483-5037) Sunday at 7 p.m. He'll also be playing at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett (161 Main St., 631-267-3117) Monday and Tuesday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40.

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