Trailers and cranes, generators and boom lights, miles of cable and legions of production assistants are a common sight on the streets of Manhattan. While the South Fork has seen its share of one or two-trailer photo shoots, full-scale film production is less common, especially in such relatively unspoiled locations as the narrow lanes that crisscross the dunes of Amagansett.
“Witches of East End,” inspired by Melissa de la Cruz’s best-selling novel of the same name, will premiere on the Lifetime channel on Sunday at 10 p.m. The series centers on the Beauchamp family, Joanna and her daughters, Freya and Ingrid, who live in the secluded seaside town of North Hampton.
In recognition of National Public Gardens Day on Friday, Bridge Gardens in Bridgehampton, the LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton, and the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack will offer a day of free one-hour guided tours. Space for this program is limited, and reservations, which can be made by calling 283-3195, are required.