Rain showers now smell like wet pavement, and the breeze coming through the windows smells like salty air; June, we are happy to have you. Here are the top events going on around the island to make sure you get the most out of the start of summer.
- Head off to the races at the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival in Elmont.
G2 Wood Memorial winners, TACITUS and @joseortizjockey hit the Big Sandy this morning to prep for the #BelmontStakes going 5F in 1:00.16 💪
1,469 Likes, 18 Comments – Belmont Stakes (@belmontstakes) on Instagram: “G2 Wood Memorial winners, TACITUS and @joseortizjockey hit the Big Sandy this morning to prep for…”
- Peruse luxury, muscle and classic cars at the Long Island Auto Classic at The Mansion in Glen Cove.
The Mansion at Glen Cove on Instagram: “Sunday, June 9th – The 2nd Annual Long Island Auto Classic is a full day Luxury Showcase and Automotive Exhibit featuring the best cars in…”
39 Likes, 1 Comments – The Mansion at Glen Cove (@themansionatglencove) on Instagram: “Sunday, June 9th – The 2nd Annual Long Island Auto Classic is a full day Luxury Showcase and…”
- Join the Countdown to Apollo at 50 at the Cradle of Aviation in Hempstead
#NationalSelfieDay at the #CradleOfAviation with #NeilArmstrong, #WW2 #Hellcat #Pilot, #RosieTheRiveter and #HarrietQuimby first female licensed pilot in the US.
58 Likes, 0 Comments – Cradle of Aviation Museum (@cradleofaviation) on Instagram: “#NationalSelfieDay at the #CradleOfAviation with #NeilArmstrong, #WW2 #Hellcat #Pilot,…”
- Toss a wreath at the Annual Blessing of the Fleet in Montauk
7 Likes, 1 Comments – Montauk Chamber/Info Center (@montaukchamber) on Instagram: “#thisismontauk”
- Run (or walk) your best time at the Bubble Palooza untimed, relaxed “race” in Calverton
Now that is what we call a photo finish! #bubblepalooza #bubblerun #colorrun #awesomefriends #family5k
6 Likes, 1 Comments – Bubble Palooza (@bubblepalooza) on Instagram: “Now that is what we call a photo finish! #bubblepalooza #bubblerun #colorrun #awesomefriends…”
- Celebrate the 120th Birthday of the Southampton History Museum with a free concert
#oldhouselove #rogersmansion #southamptonhistoricalmuseum #archilovers #archi_ologie #greekrevival #longisland #Southampton #architecturephotography William Rogers purchased the property in 1648 and was owned by a Rogers descendent until 1880. The most prominent family member was whaling Captain Albert Rogers who in 1843 added a Greek-revival style addition onto an earlier farm house. The Captain had become newly rich, like many other Southampton business men, in the flourishing whaling industry which came to a sudden halt in 1847 due to the decimated whale population and over production of whale products. The classical style façade has Doric columns on the porch, an ornamental balastrude, and a belvedere (or widow’s walk). This type of house can be seen throughout the Hamptons and were almost always built from fortunes made in whaling. After a brief tenure by the Nugent family, Samuel L. Parrish purchased the property in 1899 and quickly added additions to the structure in the Colonial Revival style. Mr. Parrish, a very successful New York City attorney, was one of the first of Southampton’s summer colonists who began spending summers in Southampton in the 1880s to escape the heat of the City. The Mansion contains period rooms, an extensive toy collection, and temporary exhibits on local history and culture. Stanford White designed many of the renovations made in the early 20th century. The Research Center has books, manuscripts, maps and photographs on the history of Southampton. On the grounds are eleven historic structures including a one-room schoolhouse, a 19th century paint shore, a decoy carver’s workshop and the 1739 Sayre Barn.
366 Likes, 0 Comments – James Hogarty (@jhogarty_) on Instagram: “#oldhouselove #rogersmansion #southamptonhistoricalmuseum #archilovers #archi_ologie #greekrevival…”
- Wave your flag at the Pride on the Beach festival in Long Beach
92 Likes, 0 Comments – LGBT Network (@lgbtnetwork) on Instagram: “@stevegrandmusic #lipride”
- Gander at the sensory garden with an exclusive event for individuals with specials needs at the Vanderbilt Museum & Planetarium
The Gardener’s Showcase officially starts Saturday, June 1st. The wonderful crew from @palomine_equestrian has already planted the sensory garden in front of the Planetarium. Come to the Vanderbilt to see, touch, smell and hear this beautiful garden!
63 Likes, 1 Comments – Vanderbilt Museum (@vanderbiltmuseum) on Instagram: “The Gardener’s Showcase officially starts Saturday, June 1st. The wonderful crew from…”
- Party on the beach at the Runway for a Cause that supports the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalitionhttps://www.instagram.com/p/BxSkHJAF2G9/
- Tour Fire Island’s barrier island ecology at the Sunken Forest
@williamsocnwld on Instagram: “Set 1 of some photos from our last #fieldwork of the season! It’s been a fabulous year, #Squiddos and I’m thankful to have shared it with…”
39 Likes, 0 Comments – @williamsocnwld on Instagram: “Set 1 of some photos from our last #fieldwork of the season! It’s been a fabulous year, #Squiddos…”