LongHouse Gardens

LongHouse hosted a conversation with Steven & William Ladd and opened their Gardens on April 30th

May 1, 2022:  Spring is here and the LongHouse Gardens in East Hampton are open and filled with new growth in every corner. Spring is the perfect moment for an invigorating visit to the magnificent 16 acre sculpture garden. Many people from the surrounding area did exactly that on April 30. Snowdrops, daffodils and hellebores take center stage in the spring as well as their earliest flowering trees, a delight on near perfect day, weatherwise.

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ARF Food Pantry

Photo: Will Yennie.


September 11, 2021: While the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons ARF Adoption Center is under construction please join us Saturday, September 18, at Petco in the Bridgehampton Commons, 2044 Montauk Hwy, from 12 to 3 PM for the monthly Pet Food Pantry to donate or pick up cat and/or dog food. Cat food is greatly needed. More at www.arfhamptons.org

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(East Hampton, NY – August 3, 2021) On Saturday, August 14th the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF) (www.arfhamptons.org) will host the Bow Wow Meow Ball @home, with guest host Chuck Scarborough of NBC as ARF presents Patsy Topping with the Lifetime Achievement Award, for her rescue and transport efforts in South Carolina, saving thousands of dogs and cats from certain death.

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ARF Ground Breaking

Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons breaks ground on FOREVER HOME: An expansive history making state-of-the-art building project and renovation.

May 28, 2021:  Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons hosted an historic ground-breaking for their new expansion, FOREVER HOME. The community celebration for East End animal lovers was held from 4-6pm on Saturday, May 28th at the ARF Campus 124 Daniel Hoe Road, East Hampton.  Specially trained canines dug the first hole for the dramatic new expansion.

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ARF Stroll To The Sea

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, Inc. (ARF) announced today that its annual “Stroll to the Sea” Dog Walk presented by Chaser and The Corcoran Group will be held Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 9 AM to 12 PM. The event, now in its 26th year, is a fun, family outing set amidst the beautiful Hamptons fall foliage with the feel of an idyllic country fair. It is intended to promote responsible dog ownership and awareness of ARF.

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ARF Bow Wow Meow Ball

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF Hamptons) will hold its Bow Wow Meow Ball on Saturday, August 17, 2019. The event will honor fashion designer and entertainer Isaac Mizrahi with the Champion of Animals Award, a loyal supporter of ARF and a compassionate friend to animals in need.  The event will take place at the ARF Adoption Center in East Hampton to celebrate Isaac’s contributions and ARF’s life saving work. Tickets start at $750 and are available online at arfhamptons.org.

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ARF Designer Show House

Executive Director & CEO ARF, Scott Howe

Glorious Day for Annual Thrift Shop Designer Show house.

May 26, 2019: On Saturday the Animal Rescue Fund hosted the annual ARF Thrift Shop Designer Show House Cocktail Party & Sale to benefit the animals at ARF. The roomlike vignettes are inspired and arranged by guest designers from ARF Thrift Shop donations and the designers’ personal collections. All items are for sale at charity prices, and 100% of all proceeds from the event go directly to support ARF’s lifesaving work. Co-Chairs were Gordon H. Hoppe, Summer Louchheim, Alex Papachristidis

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The 26th Hamptons International Film Festival

The 26th Hamptons International Film Festival  announces their award winners at a ceremony in East Hampton.

October 8, 2018:  ALL GOOD “ALLES IST GUT”, directed by Eva Trobisch, won the Award for Best Narrative Feature, sponsored by Netflix. DIVIDE AND CONQUER: THE STORY OF ROGER AILES, directed by Alexis Bloom, received the Award for Best Documentary Feature, also sponsored by Netflix. FENCE “GARDHI”, directed by Lendita Zeqiraj, and GUAXUMA, directed by Nara Normande, received the Award for Best Narrative Short Film and for Best Documentary Short Film, respectively.  Both Short Films will qualify for Academy® consideration. All four films were directed by female filmmakers.

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Hampton Classic

43rd Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show
August 26 – September 2, 2018


June 9, 2018:  The annual Hampton Classic Horse Show, one of the nation’s premier show jumping competitions, returns to Bridgehampton, NY, for its 43rd year, August 26 – September 2.

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Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons – ARF

ARF TRANSFORMS THRIFT AND TREASURE SHOP INTO STUNNING DESIGNER SHOW HOUSELeading Interior Designers Create Beautiful Rooms to Raise Funds for Animals in Need on Long Island

On Saturday, May 25th the Animal Rescue Fund of The Hamptons (www.arfhamptons.org) will hold a cocktail party and sale at the ARF Thrift & Treasure Shop in Sagaponack.  The Thrift Shop will be transformed into an incredible designer show house featuring seven rooms and one outdoor space styled by some of New York’s most illustrious interior decorators. The event is Co-Chaired by Gordon H. Hoppe, Summer Louchheim, and Alex Papachristidis. All proceeds will benefit ARF […]

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ARF 2017 Stroll to the Sea Dog Walk

The 42nd Hampton Classic Horse Show opened Sunday under a sunny sky, a sure sign of the near end of the famed Hamptons summer season. For the next eight days, however, this spectacular annual equestrian event will host the highest levels of competition for hunter-jumper horses and riders of all ages and abilities. From the youngest local “leadline” riders all the way to Olympic and World Champions, the prestigious Hampton Classic Horse Show welcomes them all. 

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ARF Events

Saturday, October 7, 2017
24th Annual Stroll to the Sea Dog Walk

The most barked about event of the year: ARF’s Stroll to the Sea features food, pet-themed vendors, contests, and a two-mile charity walk to the ocean and back. Held on the grounds of Mulford Farm in East Hampton, it is the perfect way to say good-bye to summer and welcome the fall.

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