The Hampton Classic Announces An Evening of Shopping
Food and Shopping in the Boutique Garden
NYJuly 25, 2002The Hampton Classic is proud to announce
An Evening of Shopping, to take place Thursday, August
29 from 5:00 -7:00 pm.
year more than four dozen vendors set up shop at the Boutique Garden
at the Hampton Classic which returns to Bridgehampton, NY, August
25-September 1, to sell their wares throughout the course of Long
Islands premier week-long equestrian event. For seven days,
visitors to the Classic can browse and shop for everything from
jewelry to art to equestrian supplies and leather goods.
one special night, the forty-six vendors at the Boutique Garden
will keep their doors open a little late to provide visitors the
opportunity to spend the evening on the Classics beautiful
showgrounds browsing through boutiques that offer exquisite shopping
opportunities while at the same time enjoying music by the Jim Turner
band plus free hors doeuvres, wine and other beverages.
feel that by keeping the Boutique Garden open late one night competitors,
trainers, and all those busy with the horse show during the day
will have a chance to shop at the Classics top quality boutiques
in the evening after they have finished all their horse show duties,
said Tony Hitchcock, Executive Director of the Hampton Classic.
Boutique Garden offers a wide range of goods, from souvenir Hampton
Classic t-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, jackets, and posters to this
years showcased hand made one-of-a-kind furniture and leather
goods to antiques, fine jewelry, boots and shoes, gifts from all
over the world, and fashion apparel. Vendors at this years
Hampton Classic include:
Annyx At Havens House, Ltd. AT&T Wireless Aussie Shop USA Bombardier
FlexJet Brennans Bit & Bridle Briar Hill Signworks Clever
Carriage Company Der Dau Custom Made Boots & Shoes Cyndy Love
Designs Claudia Dunn Photography Eclectic Design Emilio Clothier
& Specialty Shop Ltd Faith Designs Fox Run Ltd.
Freymann Enterprises, Inc. Hampton Classic Kids Hampton Classic
Poster Booth Hampton Classic Souvenir Booth Hampton Conservatories
Hampton Soapworks IZ New York Jaguar Kaufolds Country Sheds
& Gazebos Land Rover Lucho-Dog Apparel Marders Nursery Kathryn
Dudek Photo Exhibit Monkey Business Native Accents Gallery Connie
Deussen Oshrin PJ Huntsman & Company Penny Whistle Toys, Inc.
Inc. Pinnell Custom Leather RoadApples.org Sandor
Fine Animal Portraits Silverado Jewelry Southampton Hospital Traceu
Tooker, Inc. Triple Crown Custom Victorias Mother Vogel
Boots & Shoes Wolffer Estate David
After a busy day of competition or a relaxing day at one of the
Hamptons nationally renowned beaches, An Evening of
Shopping offers vacationers the perfect ending to a perfect
day. Not only can equestrian enthusiasts and those involved
with the competition enjoy the boutiques, but visitors and vacationers
of the Hamptons will also take pleasure in the high-quality boutiques,
the sun fades out over the showgrounds and the summer of 2002 starts
to slip away, an Evening of Shopping is the perfect way to take
some time off to relax and savor the last days of summer. One can
enjoy the elegant horse show atmosphere, the company of friends,
as well as the vendors and all the exquisite wares they have to
offer as they showcase their goods throughout the evening.
famed Jim Turner Band will perform throughout An Evening of
Shopping. Jim Turner is a highly versatile performer who has
assembled some of the finest musicians in the Hamptons in his group.
One East End newspaper has called him an ecletic original
musician who is aware of the theater of performance.
will be no admission charge to enter the showgrounds for An
Evening of Shopping after the days competition has been
completed and there is never any charge for parking.
27th annual Hampton Classic Horse Show, which benefits the Southampton
Hospital, is a showcase for hunter/jumper competition from junior
levels up to the pinnacle of the sportgrand prix show jumpingand
culminates with the $150,000 Prudential Financial Grand Prix on
Grand Prix Sunday, September 1.
HAMPTON CLASSIC HORSE SHOW HIGHLIGHTS
Third Annual Seniors Day, presented by 50 Plus Senior News, will
take place on Thursday, August 29. Senior Citizens, admitted free
on Seniors Day, can watch show jumping, shop, dine, and explore
the Exhibition Horse area where miniature horses, llamas, alpacas,
and the shows special horse acts are stabled. Pony rides for
grandchildren will be available for a modest additional charge.
show officials have expanded the shows community-centered
salute to the growing Hispanic community on Long IslandFiesta
Day, presented by Avis. Fiesta Day, Friday, August 30, will include
Hispanic food, music, and dancing in tribute to diversity in work
and play. Fiesta Day celebrates the culture and traditions of more
than 23 Spanish-speaking countries and regions worldwide.
seventh annual Cablevision Kids Day, Saturday, August 31, promises
to be the best ever. Along with the fun of face painting, balloon
sculpting, and a magician, the day will feature hands-on circus
acts with the National Circus Project, free pony rides, and grooming
lessons. A visit to the petting zoo is included in the fun, along
with chances to win some great prizes.
Featured show jumping events during the Hampton Classic include
the $15,000 W.G.H.R. Junior/Amateur Jumper Classic, the $25,000
Sally Hansen Grand Prix, the $30,000 Adequan Grand Prix, the $50,000
Eastern Finals of the Young Jumper Championships, and the $25,000
Calvin Klein Show Jumping Derby for riders under the age of 21.
weeklong competition, from Opening Day, August 25, until the Grand
Prix competition, September 1, also features social activities,
special events, demonstrations, and exhibitions for all who participate
or attend. Five show rings, three restaurants, and the childrens
area will be operating throughout the week. Admission is $5 per
person or $15 per carload per day, with children under 6 admitted
free. Reserved grandstand seating for Sunday, September 1, is $15
per person (in addition to $5/person or $15/carload admission) or
$25 per person for premium front-three-rows seating. Parking throughout
the show is free.
more information about the Hampton Classic be sure to visit the
shows website at www.hamptonclassic.com