Fun All Week

Hot Rods in Greenport, Jazz on Shelter Island, Fun Everywhere

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Ogle the hot rods & motorcycles at Billy’s By The Bay, picnic while the sailboats race by, dance to a concert in the park, listen to the Perlman students rehearse their choral and string orchestra works, take a guided sunset walk  to oldest English cemetery in New York, or join a nature scavenger hunt in a local preserve. All that’s just on Wednesday! This week also brings the first annual Shelter Island Jazz fest, dances…

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Southold Town Beach, North Fork Long Island

August 6 to 12: Music, History, Fun on the Beach

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Hear the Perlman Music Program students sing and play their works in progress on Shelter Island; relax to smooth jazz in a Southold park or dance in a Greenport one. Learn recent history at a brown bag lunch about the North Fork wine industry–or times much further past, with a sunset heritage walk in Southold.  Kids can learn about what’s in our bays hands on, or search a beach for treasure. Enjoy twilight at Corey…

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Itzhak Perlman conducts in Southold

July 31- Aug. 6: Perlman Orchestra Concert; Winery Benefit For Service Dogs

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Enjoy the outdoors! Dance at a concert in the park or one on the library lawn; picnic while watching the sailboats race by; drag a seine net with your kids and learn about the haul. Get your classical fix at the orchestra and choral performance conducted by famous maestros, or catch one of their open rehearsals. Want a little more action on stage? See a play. Explore a historic cemetery or any of the many…

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July 23-29: Brady Rymer, Wedding Singer Opens, Circus Comes to Greenport

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This week the North Fork offers lots of live music: a kids concert–Brady Rymer–in a Southold park, the Dance in the park series continues in Greenport’s Mitchell Park, and the Perlman Music Program shows off its students. The Circus comes to Greenport for two shows, and traditionally includes the amazing motorcyclists in a steel cage as well as the standard acts. The Wedding Singer opens at the North Fork Community Theater with a reception. Learn…

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July 16 to 22: Live Music Along the North Fork, History, Art

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Music loves have much to choose from this week. Passionate about classical? Drop in on an open rehearsal of the Perlman Center’s string orchestra or chorus. Prefer to chill out by the bar while the musicians play? Try Legends, after watching the sailboat races. Or go more upscale and sip Corey Creek wine while listening among by the vines. Love to dance? Both Southold and Greenport hold dances in the park. For history, take a…

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July 9-15: Dancing, Sailboats, History, Flowers

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Bring a blanket or chair or your dancing shoes to Southold and Greenport for concerts in the parks. Meet an author, play a dunking booth at a carnival, picnic and watch the sailboats race by. Visit Sang Lee Farms and do yoga amid the vines. Enjoy live music, delish food and wine at Twilight at Corey Creek. Stroll  historic buildings in Southold and Cutchogue, check out the fashion and flower show on Shelter Island, listen to Perlman musicians…

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July 2 to July 8: Greenport Carnival, Music in the Parks, Goats!

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Greenport’s Carnival with rides, vendors and funnel cake is in full swing. Greenport and Southold host live music in their parks. A painting exhibit opens, an author signs books,  the Homegrown String Band gives a concert, and First & South roasts a pig. As ever Corey Creek offers a beautiful place to hang out through the sunset, eat good food and sip delicious wines while enjoying a musician or two. Bringing the kids along? Well,…

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June 25-July 1: New Suffolk Sailboat Races, Lavender, Fresh Food & Wine

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Bring a beach chair and a bottle of wine to the New Suffolk Waterfront and watch the sailboats race by. Delicious food will be available to make a custom picnic. Visit Sang Lee Farms. Do yoga amid the vines, and sample fresh food cooked in front of you and paired deliciously with Borghesi wine. Or go to the opening reception for Defense of the Eagle, the exhibit exposing the mostly forgotten local naval battle from the War…

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June 18-24: Potato Chip Factory, Studio Party, Twilight at Corey Creek

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This week start summer with a studio party at artist Cindy Pease Roe’s Studio & Gallery, enjoying local food & adult beverages. Or get the skinny on potato chips, touring the Cutchogue factory of our North Fork Potato Chips. Our libraries are screening two great films, our art galleries are open, and Corey Creek continues to offer delicious evenings of food, wine and music. As ever, if you like a good game of bingo and want…

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North Fork Bird Watching

June 11 to 17: Music, Film, Art, Wine, Bird Watching

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This week’s don’t miss event is a performance at the Perlman Music Progam on Shelter Island–yes, Perlman like Itzhak Perlman–who along with other faculty will be conducting master classes every evening through Friday.  If classic music isn’t your thing, the Corey Creek’s Twilight Series stands out. Nature lovers can explore the Narrow River and spot beautiful birds under the tutelage of local guide, Tom. As ever, while the events are fun, weekdays  a particularly good time…

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