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L.I. Garlic Festival 2017 at Garden of Eve Farm

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The September 7 Update Love Garlic? You will want to check out Long Island’s only Garlic Festival, dedicated to celebrating food, farming, and family fun. This all-weekend celebration features organic garlic, a wide variety of garlic inspired foods, crafts, live music, and sustainability information. Enter the competition, or cheer on your favorite local cook in the Junior Iron Chef Garlic competition and walk away with the winning recipes. More than 12 different types of organic, New…

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Join NFPC for a Sunset Cruise Fundraiser

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The August 31 Update Join the North Fork Promotion Council for a fundraising Sunset Cruise on the Peconic Star II. Come and enjoy a wonderful evening on the Peconic Bay honoring past Presidents Neboysha Brashich, Joan Bischoff and thanking past Executive Director Abigail Field. The Cruise includes wine, beer, hors d’oeuvres and a raw bar. Cash bar also available. Purchase tickets here. August September October   August August 31: Outdoor Movie Night: Throwback Thursdays Classic films, beautiful waterside setting. Bring…

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North Fork Foodie Tour

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The August 24 Update The 11th Annual North Fork Foodie Tour will once again celebrate the bounty of the North Fork, featuring 20 locations…farms, vineyards and other food producers…offering behind-the-scenes tours of their operations. Enjoy the opportunity to meet the extraordinary people who have dedicated their lives to producing the local foods that make the North Fork so special. The North Fork Foodie Tour is a self-guided exploration of local artisans who produce distinctive foods and…

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North Fork TV Festival

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The August 17 Update The North Fork TV Festival is a three day celebration of independent scripted television. Centered in the historic Greenport Theater, this year’s festival runs from Thursday, Sept 7th through Saturday, Sept 9th, 2017. Join us for screenings of some truly unique and deeply personal stories, not yet available to the general public. Sit in on one of our panels featuring actors, emerging creators and established industry professionals. Be entertained, ask questions, vote for your favorite…

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North Fork Trolley

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The August 10 Update North Fork Trolley services begin September 9th. Enjoy train-to-trolley connections from Mattituck to Peconic and Peconic to Greenport. The North Fork Trolley will run every Saturday from September 9 to November 11. Bay to sound, leave the car behind, we’ll drive you around! Complimentary service on September 9th so there is no excuse not to try it out. All day pass $10, senior pass $3, kids under 3 free. Buy tickets at…

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Harbes Annual Tomato Festival

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The August 3 Update Visit Harbes Farm & Vineyard August 12th & 13th for their Annual Tomato Festival. This fun summertime two-day event takes place at Harbes Family Vineyard, from 11am-6pm. Bring the family to see who will be the annual Tomato Eating Contest winner. Two competitions held a day. Entry is free. August September October   August August 10: East End Seaport Museum: Greenport: The Right Place at the Wrong Time “Greenport: The Right Place at the Wrong Time” is a historical tale…

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Coming October 1: Back in Time Antique Car Show

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The July 26 Update Each summer and autumn the North Fork is home to beautiful car shows. The boy scouts stage one; the American Legion does one; and each October the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Society hosts “Back in Time.” This car show is unique because the cars are not just classic and beautiful, they are also pretty old. There’s also a costume contest, and the historic buildings are open for exploration. After (or before), wander downtown…

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Harvest the East End August 5! (and enjoy a discount on us)

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The July 19 Update Celebrate the excellence of winemaking on Long Island! Harvest East End is a sensory experience for the ages set in the rustic elegance of summer wine country. Featuring passed hors d’oeuvres by Lombardi’s Love Lane Market, local shellfish courtesy of Long Island Oyster Growers Association, a silent auction offering “curated experience” packages, local artisanal food items available for purchase and live music.  Featuring over 20 outstanding Long Island wineries including: Anthony…

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The Maritime Festival in Greenport: Sept. 23-24 (Land & Sea 9/22)

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 The Brilliant, one of the beautiful wooden boats visiting during last year’s Maritime Festival The July 12 Update For most of the last three decades, Greenport’s East End Seaport Museum & Maritime Foundation has organized the fabulous Maritime Festival. Tens of thousands come for the weekend, so be sure to plan your stay soon. Why so many people? Well, the basic fun includes classic, ice and small boats; fireboat tours; cruises; live music; food, wine & beer tastings; Village…

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Great Events for Great Causes

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Photo is a previous year’s Barn Dance for Hallockville Museum Farm; photo courtesy of the museum.  The July 5 Update Each summer, important local institutions stage wonderful events to ensure they’ve got the money to continue serving the community. Whether you live here year round, just for the summer, or you’re simply in town on one of the dates, consider attending these great events and supporting the groups that help make us the North Fork. In chronological…

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