Make the most of the East End with your kids at these great family friendly events and activities in the Hamptons and North Fork this week, October 14–19, 2022.
Top 5 Kids Events to Check Out This Week
Friday, October 14, 5–7 p.m.
Your little superstar in grades 7–12 can learn to dribble and shoot at Southampton Youth Services every Friday night. The cost is $25 per 10 sessions for Southampton Town residents and $35 per 10 sessions for non-residents.
1370A Majors Path, Southampton. 631-287-1355, sysinc.org
Pumpkin & Craft Brew Weekends at Garden of Eve Farms
Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Parents and kiddos alike can ring in that fall feeling at Garden of Eve Farm, where junior farmers will enjoy hayrides, a jump pad, pedal karts and farm animals. Meanwhile, parents can relax in the adults-only beer garden where local wine is also sold by the bottle.
558 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. 631-722-8777, gardenofevefarm.com
Children’s Bookmaking Workshop
Saturday, October 15, 3 p.m.
Children can create their own handmade books of stories and poems with Megan Chaskey, A Celebration of Trees exhibition artist, at the Southampton Arts Center.
25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-0967, southamptonartscenter.org/kids
Jazz Dance at Project Most
Monday, October 17, 5:15–6 p.m.
Your tiny dancer ages 5–7 won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn the foundations of jazz dance, which combines African and European styles. The focus will be on improving skills, flexibility and dance techniques. A drop-in class is $27 per session, or you can purchase an entire eight-week course set for $176.
44 Meadow Way, East Hampton. 631-507-4603, ourfabulousvarietyshow.org
Mixed Media Art for Homeschoolers
Wednesday, October 19, noon–1:30 p.m.
Your little artist in grades 1–8 can head on over to Art Studio Hamptons, where they can choose from mediums such as watercolor, pastel, oil and acrylic. Art history lessons will be incorporated into each lesson.
96 Old Riverhead Road, Westhampton Beach. 631-275-8148, artstudiohamptons.com
Family Fun Attractions on the East End
Amagansett Youth Park
Your kiddos can hop, skip and jump over to the Amagansett Youth Park to enjoy some fall frolicking. The facilities include picnic tables, a roller-skating rink and a playground. On a rainy day, head into the clubhouse for the indoor play area and toddler arts center.
206 Town Lane, East Hampton. ehamptonny.gov/facilities/facility/details/Amagansett-Youth-Park-60
Amber Waves Farm
Your little ones will love this family-friendly farm that features over 350 varieties of veggies, herbs and fresh-cut flowers, including apples, sweet corn and squash. You’ll also enjoy a Market Cafe featuring a special kids’ menu and bakery.
367 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-5664, amberwavesfarm.org
Enjoy some serious sporting fun with your kiddos at The Clubhouse, where they’ll enjoy bowling, arcade games, mini-golf and snacks.
174 Daniels Hole Road, East Hampton. 631-637-2695, clubhousehamptons.com
Enjoy the corn maze, pumpkin picking and food concession stand with popcorn and ribbon fries at this local favorite. There’s also a farm stand with fresh-baked pies that’s open on the weekends.
69 Horsemill Lane, Bridgehampton. 631-537-6154, fairviewfarmatmecox.com
If you’re looking for a fun way to top off a day of East End fun, head on over to the Greenport Carousel. The attraction is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
115 Front Street, Greenport. villageofgreenport.org/carousel-greenport-village.php
Swing around a little family fun at Hamptons Mini-Golf, where your family can enjoy signature landmark holes, a driving range, batting cages and an indoor golf simulator. Catch a bite at Local Burger Joint while you’re there.
668 County Road 39, Southampton. 631-283-2158, hamptonminigolf.com
If you’ve got little ones who love autumn, you won’t want to miss the action at Harbes, which has locations in Riverhead, Mattituck and Jamesport. Fall fun includes apple picking, corn mazes and pumpkin patches, as well as hayrides and playgrounds. A Barnyard Adventure with live animals is happening in Mattituck. Parents will appreciate a fine selection of local wines and food options.
715 Sound Avenue, Mattituck. 631-482-7641, harbesfamilyfarm.com
Jamesport Farm stand
If you’re looking for somewhere fun to stop during your North Fork adventures, check out the Jamesport Farmstand. Organic flowers, veggies and eggs abound, as well as a pantry with fresh preserves.
1192 Main Road, Jamesport. jamesportfarmstead.com
If your family is hungry from a day of exploring the East End, head on over to LT Burger, where the family menu includes a Kid-Friendly Lunch Box with items like grilled cheese, corn dogs and skinny fries. Add a milkshake for $5.
62 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-899-4646, ltburger.com/sagharbor
Wickham’s Fruit Farm
You and your little farmers can pick their own apples while enjoying fresh cider, baked doughnuts and pies at Wickham’s Fruit Farm. U-pick is open from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. The farm is closed on Sundays.
28700 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-734-6441, wickhamsfruitfarm.com/index.htm
Find more exciting Hamptons, North Fork and family events happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at DansPapers.com/Events.