Cocktails at the Historical Maidstone Club Kicked Off the 2018 East Hampton House & Garden Tour



A kick-off Cocktail Party on the evening of Friday, November 23rd, welcomed in the highly anticipated East Hampton House & Garden Tour. This annual event, now in its 34th year, was held at the historical Maidstone Club, ringing in the East End holiday season in style!

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The cocktail party was well attended by history buffs, local dignitaries, architects, interior designers, home enthusiasts, and design aficionados. Distinguished guests included Jessie Della Femina, Media Sponsor HC&G’s Kendell Cronstrom, Alejandro Saralegui, and Pamela Eldridge, Luxury Lifestyle Blogger Kelli Delaney, Architect Ted Porter, Actor Maulik Pancholy, Designer Barbara Ostrom, and East Hampton Historical Society Board of Trustees members, including President Arthur (Tiger) Graham, James Blauvelt, Jim Oxnam, Barbara Borsack, and Dale Ellen Leff.

The following day, the East Hampton Historical Society hosted the 2018 House & Garden Tour, showcasing some of the finest examples of architecture in the Hamptons. From Sea to Bay and South-of-the-Highway, this year’s tour – comprised of five noteworthy homes & gardens – offered a one-time-only glimpse inside some of East Hampton’s most storied residences. With over 600 attendees, the East Hampton House & Garden Tour enjoyed the biggest attendance in their 34 year history.

“The House & Garden Tour is one of our most important fundraisers,” said Event Chairman Joseph Aversano, “and all proceeds will support the East Hampton Historical Society’s museums and programs.”

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