Seaside Plants Lecture, Dances in the Park, Eclipse Viewing, Taco Tuesdays

Weekday Listings

Thurs Aug 17 – Weds Aug 23

Learn about easy maintenance seaside plants at the East End Seaport Museum’s Arts & Culture Series tonight at 5:30 in Greenport. For those further west, Moustache Brewery in Riverhead is hosting a Nature Talk by Christopher Paparo of Fish Guy Photos with Maple Tree BBQ on site for takeout. Monday watch the total solar eclipse at Floyd Memorial Library or dance with the Vendettas at Mitchell Park in Greenport. Tuesday Noah’s on the Road serves a taco menu at the Corey Creek Tap Room in Southold. Wednesday get your friends and try your luck at Greenport Harbor Brewing’s Trivia Night in Peconic.

The Daily Best

Thursday, August 17

  • Southold Library: AARP Smart Driver Course,  Southold. 9am – 4pm. Details.
  • Rosalie Dimon GalleryJamesport. Works by David Peikon. Open Wed. – Sun., 11:30 am to 9:30 pm. Through Weds, October 25, 2017. DetailsFriday to Sunday
  • Oysterponds Historical SocietyOrient. Visit Village Hall, and its six exhibit rooms. 2-5 pm Details
  • Arts and Culture Series: Peter Clarke: Seaside Plantings East End Seaport Museum & Marine Foundation Greenport. Peter Clarke, co-owner of Clarke’s Garden and Home, and past president of the Greenport Business Improvement District, has a passion for making the mundane into something beautiful. Humid, salt air can make even the greenest thumb wilt. But with Peter’s unique talents your bleakest planters and beds will blossom. 5:30pm Details
  • Classic Car Cruise Night, Peconic Riverfront Riverhead. 5-9pm Details.
  • Live Music: Twilight ThursdaysTap Room at Corey Creek Southold. The Corey Creek Tap Room offers live music, lawn games, glass specials and a food truck every Thursday night. Tonight it’s Points East, and the food is Pizza Rita food truck. 5-9 pm. Details.
  • Weird Beer: OG Beer Release NightLittle Creek Oysters Greenport. Greenport Harbor Brewing & Little Creek Oysters team up each Thursday to intro a new OG (Original Greenport) beer with happy hour pricing. This week: Deep Secrecy New England India Pale Ale – 7.5% ABV – A brand new IPA in the OG Series. Hopped with a newer Australian hop variety called Vic Secret and complemented with a touch of Citra. This juicy bomb displays notes of mango, pineapple, passionfruit and hints of piney resin.  5-8 pm. Details. 
  • Live MusicPorto Bello Restaurant Greenport. Marty Attridge, 6-8 pm. Details
  • Live Music, A Lure SoutholdScott’E Hopson. 6-9 pm. Details.
  • Film: Singing in the Rain, Floyd Memorial Library Greenport. Starring Gene Kelly. IMDb: “A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.” 6 pm. Details
  • Outdoor Movie Night: Throwback ThursdaysHeron Suites Southold. Classic films, beautiful waterside setting. Bring your own law chairs, food, snacks, beer & wine available. Grounds open at 6, movie starts at dusk. Pirates of the Caribbean 6pm. Details.
  • Live Music: Tribute ThursdaysClaudio’s Clam Bar Greenport. Claudio’s honors the late Jerry Tuthill, co-owner of the Claudio’s establishments, with weekly concerts featuring the Northeast’s greatest tribute bands. This week: Motown Tribute. The show runs 8-11 pm. So head to the wharf and boogie down. 21+ yrs old only. Details.
  • Alpha Beta Kappa, ITS BACK! Toga Party, First and SouthGreenport.  9pm – 1am. Details.
  • Nature Talk: Speedy Snails, Walking Clams and Other True Tales, Moustache Brewery, Riverhead. The Nature Talks are a special series of talks held at the brewery in collaboration with Christopher Paparo of Fish Guy Photos. Maple Tree BBQ Smokehouse Dine-in/Take-out and Catering Service will be in the house. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on, as well as some bug spray. 7:30-9pm. Details.

For options beyond The Weekend’s Best, check out the listings at Edible East EndNorthforker.comNorthFork PatchSouthold LocalEast End GetawayNorth-Forks and Dan’s Papers.

Monday, August 21

  • Floyd Memorial Library: Solar Eclipse Viewing, Greenport. Bring a chair, blanket, etc. to our back garden. Free viewing glasses will be available. 4pm. Details
  • Sirens’ Song Gallery, GreenportPhosphorescence. Paintings, intaglio, and relief prints, decorative arts inspired by the essence and romance of the sea. Fri-Mon. 12:30-6 pm. Details.
  • Mitchell Park: Dances in the ParkGreenport. On the lawn in Mitchell Park; bring a blanket or chair and enjoy music and dancing under the stars! Free. The Vendettas – Retro that Rocks.  7:30 pm. Details.
  • South Street GalleryGreenport. open Fri-Mon, Noon-5 pm Details.  
  • Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical SocietyCutchogue. Explore historic buildings on the Green. 1-4 pm. Details

Tuesday, August 22

  • The Tap Room at Corey Creek: Twilight TuesdaysSouthold. Bedell’s Corey Creek Tap Room offers live music, lawn games, glass specials and a food truck every Tuesday night. Tonight it’s Craig Rose and the food is Noah’s on the Road. 5-9 pm. Details

Wednesday, August 23

  • Southold Library: Marine Mammals,  Southold. It’s tough to be a mammal out in the ocean! Join us for an exploration of the lives of marine mammals. You will learn about marine mammal anatomy and biology, aquatic adaptations, species identification, conservation efforts, and more. 10-11 am. Details.
  • Oysterponds Historical SocietyOrient. Visit Village Hall, and its six exhibit rooms. 2-5 pm Details.
  • Southold Historical Society, SoutholdThe Homefront. An exhibit commemorating 100 years since the U.S. entered WWI. The exhibit focuses on the Town of Southold in the years 1917 -1918 and the young men & women who went to war in France. 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Silversmith’s Corner (Park): Summer Concert SeriesSouthold. A Night in Rio (Brazilian music withperformers to be announced) Free.  7:30 pm. Details
  • North Fork Taps & Corks: Open MicSouthold. Lots of talent stops in. Check videos on their Facebook page. 7 pm. Details.
  • Greenport Harbor Brewing: Team Trivia NightPeconic. Grab your buddies. Free to play, $50 Gift Card Prize. Limit 6 per team. Sign up begins at 5:15 pm and the game starts at 5:45 pm. Until 7:30 pm. Details.
  • Rosalie Dimon GalleryJamesport. Works by David Peikon. Open Wed. – Sun., 11:30 am to 9:30 pm. Through Weds, October 25, 2017. DetailsFriday to Sunday
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Wine Down Wednesdays, Sound Avenue. Wine, music & a food truck, all summer long. 6-9 pm. Details
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Wine Glass Paint & Sips, Sound Avenue. Sip wine, paint wine glasses. Hosted by Potter Designs. Tickets include 2 hand painted glasses per person. 7-9 pm, doors open 6:45 pm. Details

(nearly)  Daily

  • Peconic Landing, Brecknock Hall GreenportSculpture Garden. Enjoy self-guided tours of the Art Without Barriers Sculpture Garden, the North Fork’s only interactive outdoor gallery with tactile elements. Park behind Brecknock Hall by the blue Art Without Barriers welcome kiosk. 10 am-4 pm. Details.
  • Gallery M.  Greenport. Open 11-7 Weekend Days.  Details.
  • South Street GalleryGreenport. Fine Art.  Fri-Mon, Noon-5 pm Details.  
  • Southold LibrarySoutholdEn Plein Air by students of instructor Suzzanne Fokine. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Castello Di Borghese VineyardsCutchogueSea Something, Save Something. Some of the multi-talented artists exhibiting are Kara Hoblin, Scott Bluedorn, Dalton Portella, Randee Post Daddona, Cindy Pease Roe, Peter Spacek, Idoline Duke, Dan Welden, Michele Dragonetti, Sarah Prescott and many more.  11 am -5 pm. Details
  • Jacqueline Penney Gallery & StudioCutchogue. A huge collection of the artist’s acrylic landscapes and other works.  Open year round. Details
  • Cutchogue Library GalleryCutchogueNeighbors A group show w/Joanne Auwaerter, Shelley Scoggins, Glenn McNab. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Mattituck-Laurel Library GalleryMattituckDreams of Summer, Paintings by Carol Gold. Gold is a professional Mattituck artist whose oil landscapes, beaches and beautiful gardens emphasize space and color so that viewers often remark: “I feel I can walk right into your painting”. Also available as archival giclees. Open when the library isDetails.
  • William Ris GalleryJamesport. Large, diverse, frequently changing exhibits. 11-5 pm. Details
  • Martha Clara VineyardsSound Avenue. Martha Clara Vineyard’s current artists in residence are Marie Camenares and Terry Moreno.   Details.
  • North Fork Chocolate CompanyAquebogue. Exhibit by Biscari Art Studio. Steven Biscari Amaral local Artist, Entrepreneur, and Chef

 

 

 

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