Things to do for July 12, 2007

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

Bastille Day weekend—like every other weekend, just with an accent.

Thursday
UrbanDaddy Launches UD Perks
THURSDAY PRIVILEGES

UrbanDaddy Launches UD Perks

UD is pleased to present you with yet another way to enrich your life: UD Perks, which provides you access to a few exclusive perks from a hand-selected network of our friends, like 20 Peacocks, BlackBook, Chelsea Wine Vault, Classic Car Club, Clay, Golf Club at Chelsea Piers, Lord Willy's, Oak and Okeanos. Perks will be updated each month, and you can see your Perks status on each UD email (see above). You always knew you deserved better.

411: To access your Perks and find out more about the program, click here.

Friday
Saturday
Prince Plays the Hamptons
SATURDAY PURPLE RAIN

Prince Plays the Hamptons

The 2007 Hampton SOCIAL @ Ross concert series (high) rolls into East Hampton this Saturday with none other than Prince. The bargain basement price of $15,000 buys you the most talked about ticket in town and a seat at five small venue shows throughout the summer: Prince, Dave Matthews, Billy Joel, James Taylor and Tom Petty.

411: July 14, The Ross School, 18 Goodfriend Dr (between Plank Rd and Coultes Ln on NY 114), 800-803-6644

Saturday
Nicholas K Sample Sale
SATURDAY SHOPPING

Nicholas K Sample Sale

Make an exception to your "never trust a man with no last name" rule: trench coats, bombers, button downs and pullovers starting at $30.

411: Through July 15, 27 W. 27th St (between Broadway and 6th Ave), 6th floor, 212-532-8988

Saturday
Dinner Shows at The Box
SATURDAY ENTERTAINMENT

Dinner Shows at The Box

Simon Hammerstein's LES vaudeville hipsterluxe club introduces a new weekend dinner show, complete with a three-course Jewish comfort food meal and a "mystery" show. Sounds like Passover.

411: July 14, 8pm, $125, 189 Chrystie (at Rivington), 212-982-9301; click here for reservations

Sunday
Smith and Dean Street Bastille Day Fête
SUNDAY PETANQUE

Smith and Dean Street Bastille Day Fête

Bastille Day means nothing without some good old fashioned petanque...more than 80 teams will converge in Brooklyn for the largest petanque tourney in the country. Add some merguez sausages from Bar Tabac and cocktails from Ricard and you just might have yourself a tres good time.

411: July 15, 11am-8pm, 128 Smith (at Dean), Brooklyn, 718-923-0918

Wednesday
Films at Tompkins Debuts
WEDNESDAY MOVIE AL FRESCO

Films at Tompkins Debuts

New entrant into the outdoor movie scene "Films at Tompkins" kicks off on Wednesday in Tompkins Square Park with the Indiana Jones classic Raiders of the Lost Ark. Bring a blanket and your finest whip.

411: July 18, sundown, Tompkins Square Park, 500 E. 9th St (between Aves A and B)

Wednesday
UD Presents The Essential Guide: Season One
WEDNESDAY ROSE

UD Presents The Essential Guide: Season One

The second event in our summer series explores the history and varied hues (you have no idea) of rosé wines with guidance from our friends at Chelsea Wine Vault. Hosted at Garrard, England's crown jeweler and the oldest jewelry house in the world, you finally get your opportunity to drink in a jewelry store.

411: July 18, 7-9pm, Garrard, 133 Spring (between Wooster and Greene), RSVP here

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