Top 5 Children’s Events and Family Fun in the East End, September 10-14, 2022
Get out and about for apple and pumpkin picking and more fun family and kid-friendly adventures in the East End this week, September 10-14, 2022.
Top 5 children’s events to discover this week
Salt Marsh Exploration 101
Saturday September 10, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Your little explorer ages 8 and up can explore a salt marsh with LeighAnn to learn about fish, birds, plants and other treasures. The salt marsh plays a vital role in the ecology of South Fork. Prior registration is required.
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735, sofo.org
Harbes Orchard Annual Fall Apple Festival
Saturday and Sunday September 10 and 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Welcome fall to the heart of Harbes’ annual Apple Fest, which includes two fun days of apple picking, a Robin Hood Trivia Challenge corn maze, live music and a pumpkin patch. Access to the farm requires general admission.
5698 Sound Ave, Riverhead. 631-683-8388, harbesfamilyfarm.com/events/apple-festival
Live, laugh and learn: back to school
Monday, September 12 from 11:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Your toddler ages 2 1/2 to 4 can hop into the Southold Library with an adult for literacy activities focused on arts and crafts, science and games.
53705 Main Road, Southold. 631-637-2077, southoldlibrary.org
Tuesday, September 13, 4-5 p.m.
Your athletic child aged 5-10 can skate to Project Most, where they’ll learn balance and new tricks. Skateboards and skates will be provided, but you will need to bring your own helmet and water.
92 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton. 631-604-2777, projectmost.org
Mixed media art for homeschoolers at Art Studio Hamptons
Wednesday, September 14, 12-1:30 p.m.
Your student in grades 1-8 can have some serious fun at Art Studio Hamptons painting, drawing, and making collages. Students will learn to use a variety of mediums including watercolor, pastel, and colored pencils.
96 Old Riverhead Road, Westhampton Beach. 631-275-8148, artstudiohamptons.com
Family fun attractions in the East End
Take your little ones outdoors at Agawam Park, where parents will appreciate the soft floors and sturdy equipment. Enjoy beautiful water views and plenty to keep even the little ones occupied. Picnic tables, restrooms and parking are available.
Pond Lane and Jobs Lane, Southampton. southamptonvillage.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Agawam-Park-2
Take your little sweet tooth to BuddhaBerry for fantastic frozen yogurt and a healthy variety of toppings. Waffles, a coffee bar, and vegan flavors are all available.
125 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-808-3888, buddhaberry.com
East End Children’s Museum
Learn about ships, windmills and building your own farm in this favorite East End kid’s destination. Mini golf is free with admission! This season, however, you will need to call ahead to make a reservation.
376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250, cmee.org
If your little guppies are hungry after a long day of exploring the East End, head to Cowfish, where they’ll enjoy beautiful water views and a ‘Little Fish’ menu that includes classics like grilled cheese, chicken fingers and fried shrimp.
258 Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays. 631-594-3868, cowfishrestaurant.com
Downs Agricultural Reserve
Take your little explorers to Main Road in Cutchogue, where the Downs Farm Reserve is located directly opposite the Pellegrini Vineyards. Your children can enjoy nature trails, nesting birds and butterflies in a beautiful environment.
23800 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-765-1283, southoldtownny.gov/266/Downs-Farm-Preserve
Garden of Eve Farm
Head to the Garden of Eve Farm, where young nature lovers can enjoy a Fun Fields play area as well as a farm tour that includes egg collection, chicken care and cooking. crop harvest. Moms, pumpkins, and craft beer for parents are all part of the fun of fall.
4558 Sound Ave, Riverhead. 631-722-8777, gardenofevefarm.com
Don’t miss the first weekend to visit Hank’s Pumpkintown, which opens September 10. You’ll enjoy all kinds of fall fun, including apple picking, a pumpkin patch, a maze park, and the market.
240 Montauk Highway, Watermill. 631-726-4667, hankspumpkintown.com
Milk Pail Fruit Stand
Apple picking is back at the Milk Pail fruit stand, where other fall treats include pumpkins, squash and squash. Hot cider and other goodies are available at the Fresh Market.
50 Horsemill Lane, Watermill. 631-537-2565, milk-pail.com
Orchard of the seven ponds
Enjoy some serious apple picking, a corn maze, wagon rides, a market, and a picnic area at Seven Ponds Orchard. Be sure to arrive early to catch your red wagon!
65 7, chemin des étangs, watermill. 631-726-8015, facebook.com/sevenpondsorchard
Tic Tac Mini Golf
This classic mini-golf course is located at the Drossos Motel, where children can also enjoy a snack bar offering classic American dishes. Parents can enjoy an Asian-American style menu while they relax and watch or play with their junior swingers.
69125 Main Street, Greenport. 631-477-1334, drossosmotel.com
If you’re looking for an outdoor adventure with the kids, hop on the ferry and head to Whale’s Tale on Shelter Island. The little ones will enjoy the mini-golf, indoor games and ice cream, while parents will appreciate the selection of coffees.
3 Ram Island Road, Shelter Island. 631-749-1839, shelterislandwhalestale.com
Find other exciting Hamptons, North Fork and family events happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at DansPapers.com/Events.