Summer in the East End offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy the fresh air and the warmth of the sun outdoors. Here are the top East End outdoor activities this week, including Greek Night Out at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons aand more !
LVIS silent auction and mini-fair
Saturday June 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The annual LVIS Silent Auction is an online event this year, with virtual auctions running until Saturday’s in-person fair. There are many prizes to be won: golf at private clubs, food, wine, travel, resorts and more. Food will be provided by the Harbor Bistro’s mobile kitchen.
95 Main Street, East Hampton. lvis.org
NFCT Gala Building on Tradition
Saturday June 12, 2 p.m. & 6 p.m.
The theme for the 13th Annual Building on Tradition Gala at the North Fork Community Theater is “Concert by the Bay” and will take place at Veterans Park, located at the corner of Peconic Bay Boulevard and Bay Avenue in Mattituck. Customers can choose to attend the 2:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. seating. Tickets are $ 100 to $ 150.
Veterans Park, Mattituck. nfct.com
June 12 and 13, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of family fun, food, raffles and prizes under the stars with the Greek Orthodox Church of the Greek Night of the Hamptons. The menu includes gyro, souvlaki, pastitsio, moussaka, Greek cheese and spinach pies, batter, homemade baklava and plenty of refreshments. Whether you’re planning to dine on the lawn or have your take-out Greek banquet, be sure to pre-order your meal online.
111 St. Andrews Road, Southampton. dormitionhamptons.org/
Lazy Point and Napeague Bike Ride & Tour
Sunday June 13, 10 a.m.
Join naturalist Mike Bottini at the Fish Factory on Cranberry Hole Road to talk about the formation of the Amagansett Walking Dunes and the history of the fish factory. He will talk about the blooming orchids and insectivores right next to the road. Then join Nancy Brody for a 20 mile bike ride. Meet at the Amagansett Library.
215 Main Street, Amagansett. 646-263-8560, [emailÂ protected], ehtps.org
Montauk Blessing of the Fleet
Sunday June 13, 5 p.m.
Standing aboard a ship of the Viking fleet, the clergy will bless the ships as they pass the city quay. They will then assemble at the harbor buoy to lay the wreaths of remembrance. The national anthem will be sung by Renee Akkalam and the tap dance will be by David DaSilva.
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.