Summer in the East End offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy the fresh air and the warmth of the sun outdoors. Here are the best East End outdoor activities this week, including the Mighty North Fork Triathlon and more!
Walk of the Black Runner Serpent
Saturday May 29, 9:30 a.m.
South Fork Museum of Natural History Chairman of the Board, Andy Sabin, known as the “Salamander Commander,” is actually just as interested in snakes as he is in salamanders, and he leads the way. adventure in Vineyard Field in search of the beautiful and beneficial black snake. Registration is $ 10; children $ 7.
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. [emailÂ protected], sofo.org
The visit of the secret garden
Saturday May 29, 2 p.m.
Guests of the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Secret Garden Tour will immerse themselves in the philosophy behind the one-acre garden near Coecles Harbor with its more than 5,000 plants, some of which bloom every month of the year. A series of garden rooms take visitors on an extended journey, making a complete tour around the property, an ongoing experience where ornamental and native, formal and wild are invited to harmonize through the seasonal drama of light, sound and perfume. Tickets cost $ 30.
16 South Ferry Road, Shelter Island. 631-749-0025, refugeislandhistorical.org
Mighty North Fork Triathlon
Sunday May 30.
Although this is a great event for everyone, it is a particularly interesting race for novice triathletes. It is a beautiful course with a swim in the calm bay, then a panoramic and mostly flat bike course and an equally scenic track. Held in the heart of the North Fork wine country, this event has something for athletes and spectators alike.
Virtual dashboard of everyday heroes
From June 1 to 30.
This virtual walk / run / bike effort aims to unite Sun River Health staff and the community to stay healthy during social distancing, while also supporting the Sun River Health Employee Emergency Response Fund. Run, walk or ride anywhere, anytime, indoors or outdoors, don’t forget to record your kilometers. Registration is $ 40.
Pop-Up Outdoor Series
From Thursday to July 1 at 10 a.m.
The Bridgehampton Museum and artist Barbara Thomas present a five-week outdoor course accessible to all skill levels, ages 15 and up. Starting June 3, students will create a portfolio of watercolor gouache landscapes at various locations around Bridgehampton. Those who wish, will create a book of their work using a Japanese binding technique. Students are responsible for their own supplies. Registration is $ 375.
Bridgehampton. [emailÂ protected], bhmuseum.org
Find other exciting events in the Hamptons, North Fork and the Kids happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at DansPapers.com/Events.