At A Glance

Wellness and the arts intertwine on the East End, host to a blissfully jam-packed summer schedule of events.
On July 25, the Enchanted Garden is the setting for guided meditation and in-depth exploration of healing plant power from lunar herbs, including lavender. Photography by David Bartus


Chefs of the North Fork

Help support local charities (including All for the East End, US Autism Homes and Family Services of New York) by sampling the sweet and savory artistry of chefs Steven Amaral (North Fork Chocolate Company), Stephan Bogardus (The Halyard), Taylor Knapp (PAWPAW), Ursula XVII (Disset Chocolate), Bruce Miller (Windamere at Strong’s Water Club), and more. Tickets $165, 21 and older. Atlantis Banquets & Events, 431 East Main St., Riverhead,



Pints & Poses

Beer and yoga make strangely beautiful bedfellows: downward dog is tailed by “bottoms up” as you chase a yoga class with a pint of suds—plus a raffle—at this mindful mixer, held outdoors at the environmentally aware brewery that proudly uses locally sourced ingredients. $15-$25. Westhampton Beach Brewing, 220 Roger’s Way, Westhampton Beach,



Georgica Pond Nature Paddle

Rent a single kayak, stand-up paddleboard, double kayak or canoe—or bring your own—and spend the morning with the plant and animal species populating this fragile, fantastical East End ecosystem. Georgica Pond, Wainscott,


JULY 17, 18

East Hampton Antiques & Design Show

Designaholics can easily justify hunting for antiques and midcentury treasures at this trove: the 15th annual show is truly shopping for a cause, as it benefits another treasure, the East Hampton Historical Society, established in 1921 and now in its 80th year. $10 general admission, $8 for members. 151 Main St.,



Say Yes—The LongHouse Summer Benefit

The 16-acre oasis of art and design that is LongHouse Reserve welcomes guests to ramble its glorious gardens on the starry night of this annual gala evening featuring a silent auction. $5,000 ($4,700 tax-deductible). 133 Hands Creek Rd., East Hampton,



Rosé Soiree

This pink-wine party pours forth rosé from wineries of the South Fork, North Fork and beyond. This year’s host venue is Nova’s Ark Project, a sculpture park and art center showcasing the work of founder Nova Mihai Popa. $150. Nova’s Ark Project, 60 Millstone Rd., Water Mill,



Howling at the Moon! Exploring Moon Medicine

The Enchanted Garden, where the flora is in full bloom, is the setting for guided meditation and in-depth exploration of healing plant power from lunar herbs, including lavender and lemon balm. Mandala Yoga Center for Healing Arts, 10 Amagansett Sq., noon-3PM,



Chantecaille Beauty Pop-Up at the Reform Club

Iconic botanical beauty brand Chantecaille brings a lineup of award-winning facials to the ultra-chic Reform Club this summer, offering by appointment spa treatments with natural ingredients to wellness-minded Hamptonites. 23 Windmill Ln., Amagansett. Email to book.



Outdoor Films

Each week during the summer, the Southampton Arts Center unspools an eclectic selection of movies alfresco; this month’s schedule culminates with Do the Right Thing, Spike Lee’s landmark commentary on racism. $5 members; $10 non-members. Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Ln.,



Wings Over Haiti

Get on board with Donna Karan, Eric Fischl and many more stellar supporters to help Sag Harbor artist-pilot Jonathan Glynn and his team as they expand their second school for the underserved children of Ranquitte, Haiti. $175 in advance, $195 at the door; children under 12 enter free. 173 Daniels Hole Rd., Wainscott,