A Toast to the Bays; Opera 2x; Paumanok Wine Dinner at MarGene Farms

 The backyard patio setting of Opera Under the Stars at Diliberto

The Highlights

Friday July 14 – Sunday July 16

 Macari’s Cutchogue tasting room hosts a beautiful and delicious event supporting the Peconic Baykeeper on Friday night. Join in the fun for a good cause. Saturday night, enjoy Opera & Broadway of the Hamptons 2017: Christina Fontinelli and her Fabulous Friends at Duck Walk North, or Opera Under the Stars at Diliberto Winery. Sunday savor a delicious dinner at MarGene Farms, featuring the cuisine of Rustic Root’s Tom Gloster and the wines of Paumonak. 

Enjoy art opening & closing receptions, a garden walk, talks & workshops, a WWI soldier’s life reenactment, concerts galore. 

The Listings 

Friday July 14 – Sunday July 16

(Click a category title to drop down to the full listings for that type of event, or just scroll)

Food, Farm & Vineyard
(This category is for food and wine events, and for events hosted by a vineyard or farm, other than live music; for live music at all venues, see that category.)

A special event a Macari for a good cause Friday; plant medicine Saturday; the Italian Experience Sunday, special tours and tastings all weekend. 

Live Music

Dozens of concerts all around The Fork. Opera & Broadway special event at Duck Walk; Opera Night at Diliberto; patriotic concert at Custer.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Exhibit opening reception; an exhibit closing reception; interesting talks.

History

Reenactment of a WWI soldier’s life; historic buildings open for tours.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

A special walking tour of a local tropical garden; lighthouse cruise; stargazing.

Food, Farm and Vineyard
(What’s happening at the vineyards, other than live music; (for live music at all venues, see that category) plus food and farm events too.)

Friday 

  • The Old Field: Tastings by the BaySouthold. Taste wines with the winemaker/owner overlooking the only bay front vineyard.  Discuss growing techniques, winemaking, and history of this almost 100 year old family farm.  Ticket includes a tasting of blanc de noir, steel fermented chardonnay, barrel fermented chardonnay, cabernet franc, and Commodore Perry merlot; a cheese plate; and $20.00 towards wine purchases. 3 pm. Details
  • Macari Vineyards: A Toast to Our Bays, Partnering Industry and the Environment, Cutchogue. Join Peconic Baykeeper for an evening of local seafood and wine as we give a toast to our bays! All proceeds go to support Peconic Baykeeper’s clean water mission. The health of the Peconic Bay is crucial to the North Fork fish and shellfish industries, and to all who like to kayak, paddle board, waterski, swim & fish here. So come help keep it clean. 5-8 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • The Old Field: Tastings by the BaySouthold. Taste wines with the winemaker/owner overlooking the only bay front vineyard.  Discuss growing techniques, winemaking, and history of this almost 100 year old family farm.  Ticket includes a tasting of blanc de noir, steel fermented chardonnay, barrel fermented chardonnay, cabernet franc, and Commodore Perry merlot; a cheese plate; and $20.00 towards wine purchases. Two seatings: 12:30, 3 pm. Details
  • Pindar: Winery Tours, PeconicGo behind the scenes, inside the barrel and tank rooms, and view the production facility at Pindar Vineyards.  Find out how your favorite wine is made. Ticket includes a select tasting of five wines in the tasting room after the tour. 1-3 pm. Tickets & Details. 
  • Sang Lee Farms: Plant Medicine for Health & HealingPeconic. Certified Herbalist Courtney Hall walks you through the farm herb garden where you can touch, taste, smell and gather herbs. Learn the culinary and medicinal uses of several herbs growing at Sang Lee–teas, salves, and tinctures that can be incorporated into everyday health and utilized in a variety of healing practices. Noon- 2 pm. Details
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards: Winemaker’s WalkCutchogue. Tour and tasting; starts at 1 pm. Details
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards: Harvest Moon ShellfishCutchogue. Fresh oysters–and in season–Scallops, harvested from the Peconic Bay. 11 am- 5 pm. Details
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Educational Vineyard Walk, Sound Avenue. Come for a guided educational vineyard tour and tasting. Learn about Martha Clara’s history, viticulture, and winemaking process while taking a first-hand look at our bucolic vineyard. Each walk will focus on what is seasonally happening in the vineyard. Following the two-mile walk will be a wine tasting held by a personal Wine Steward. Walk begins at 11 am. Check-in at 10:45 am. Details.

Sunday 

  • The Old Field: Tastings by the BaySouthold. Taste wines with the winemaker/owner overlooking the only bay front vineyard.  Discuss growing techniques, winemaking, and history of this almost 100 year old family farm.  Ticket includes a tasting of blanc de noir, steel fermented chardonnay, barrel fermented chardonnay, cabernet franc, and Commodore Perry merlot; a cheese plate; and $20.00 towards wine purchases.  12:30 pm. Details.
  • Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard: Vine to Wine TourPeconic. Be a part of the most comprehensive wine tour in the region. Mini viticulture, winemaking techniques and completed by exploring the barrel cellar. This tour will be given by owner and winemaker, Anthony Sannino. Tour includes wine tasting, cheese plate and special discounts. Rated #1 in the North Fork on Trip Advisor. Noon. Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards: Harvest Moon ShellfishCutchogue. Fresh oysters–and in season–Scallops, harvested from the Peconic Bay. 11 am- 5 pm. Details
  • MarGene Farms: Paumanok Wine Dinner, Mattituck. This exclusive experience will begin with a guided tour of MarGene farms by owner Gene Krupski, followed by a 5-course dinner, prepared by Chopped Champion and Rustic Root’s own Chef Tom Gloster, with wine pairing and description provided by Paumanok Vineyard winemaker, Kareem Massoud. 3:30 pm. Details.
  • Diliberto Winery: Italian Experience SeriesJamesport. Diliberto Winery celebrates Italian-American culture with the Italian Experience Series on Sundays through August 13. Featuring cooking demonstrations, unique wine pairings, author talks and discussions, and of course, music, the winery will host different weekly events that will highlight what it means to be Italian. Net proceeds support the Italian American Studies Program at Stony Brook University. This week: Going Home: Travel to Southern Italy. 12-2 pm. Details.
Live Music

Friday

Saturday 

  • Billys by the BayGreenportTBA, 2:30 pm. Details.
  • Claudio’s Clam BarGreenport. Two Shows: Copy Cat at 2 pm, Hi-Def at 10 pm. Details.
  • Custer Observatory, SoutholdThe Red Door Chamber Players present “An American Show”. Enjoy a lovely mix of chamber music by American composers including the beloved “American” string quartet composed by Antonin Dvorak.  7 pm. Details.
  • Osprey’s DominionPeconic. Nina Et Cetera, 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Lenz WineryPeconicTBA, 2-5 pm. Details.
  • PindarPeconicRomeo’s Dream, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Duck Walk North, PeconicOpera & Broadway of the Hamptons 2017: Christina Fontinelli and her Fabulous Friends. 7:30 pm. Details.
  • Pugliese VineyardsCutchogueDennis O’Connor, 2-6 pm. Details
  • Strongs Water Club, MattituckThat Motown Band. 4-8 pm. Details.
  • Bridge LaneMattituck. Bryce Larsen, 2-5 pm. Details
  • Harbes Farm & Vineyard, MattituckScotte Hopson, Noon-4 pm. Details.
  • Laurel Lake VineyardsLaurelApril Rain, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Clovis PointJamesportRobert Bruey, 1:30 pm. Details
  • Jason’s VineyardJamesportGeorge Barry, 1:30-5:30 pm. Details
  • Diliberto WineryJamesport. Opera Under the Stars, 6-8 pm. Details.
  • Sherwood House VineyardJamesportTBA, 2-6 pm. Details
  • o’Old Tymer MoonshineSound AvenueDouble A Band, 3-5 pm. Details

Sunday 

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday 

  • Talk: From Plankton to Whales: Why Our Local Waters Are Worth Protecting, Peconic Community Center. North Fork Audubon hosts. Chris Paparo reminds you of the beauty and importance of our waters, a perfect antidote to the regular doses of grim environmental news. Paparo is a wildlife photographer, writer and lecturer, with a BS in Marine Science. He currently manages the new Marine Sciences Center at the Southampton campus of Stony Brook University. 7:30 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Closing Reception, VSOP Projects Greenport. Final chance to view and acquire works from the 30 artists and designers that contributed to the first show at our new Greenport Village, Long Island exhibition space. 6-9 pm. Details.
  • Special Exhibit: Art & Craft Fair Hang Ups Show, The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild Cutchogue. Photography, paintings, mixed media, fine art, jewelry, pottery. 9 am-4 pm. Details.
  • Workshop: Traditional Herbal Remedies: Infused Oil/First Aid Salve, Downs Farm Preserve Cutchogue. Join Group for the East End and local herbalist, April Alexander at Downs Farm Preserve as make your own salve.  This wonderful salve is soothing to the skin for many ailments including bug bites, scrapes, bruises and minor burns. 10 am-Noon. Details.
  • Exhibit Opening and Reception: Charles Wildbank, William Ris Gallery Jamesport. North Fork artist; still life paintings and more. 4-8 pm. Details.

Sunday

Ongoing 

  • Oysterponds Historical SocietyOrient. Visit Village Hall, and its six exhibit rooms. Fri, Sun 2-5 pm; Sat 11 am-5 pm. Details
  • Peconic Landing, Brecknock Hall Greenport. Sculpture 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.
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingGreenportMasters of the Majestic, an exhibit of Peter Brauné photographs made at Wooden Boatworks of Greenport featuring two 8 Metre Yachts designed in 1930 by Wm. Fife III. The photos show these yachts in the early stages of construction when their majestic forms begin to appear in thin air at the hands of master shipwrights. Open when the tasting room is. Details.
  • Floyd Memorial Library, GreenportSoil & Salt & Other Works, by Zoe Vayer. Through July 30. Open when the library isDetails
  • Nova Constellatio GalleryGreenport. Thurs-Sat 11-5, Sun 12-5. Details.
  • Sirens’ Song Gallery, GreenportMaking Waves. An exhibit focused on the water, with JoAnne Dumas (three dimensional sculpture collages out of her photographic material); Kathleen Bifulco (photographic collages.) Mary Twomey (lyrical lino cut prints). Anneli Arms and Caroline Waloski (hand pulled intaglio prints—etchings). Through July 31. Fri-Mon. 12:30-6 pm. Details.
  • Gallery M.  Greenport. Open 11-7 Weekend Days.  Details.
  • South Street GalleryGreenportImagined, New Dimensions in Digital Art Fri-Mon, Noon-5 pm Details.   
  • East End Seaport MuseumGreenportJeremy Garretson Photography, open Sa-Sun 11 am-5 pm. Details.
  • VSOP ProjectsGreenport. Art from over 20 artists, from painting to sculpture to video and more. Wed-Mon, 11 am-6 pm. Closed Tues. Through July 16. Details
  • Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical MuseumSouthold. The Southold Historical Society’s Sound-side treasure. 11:30 am -4 pm. Details
  • Southold LibrarySoutholdEn Plein Air by students of instructor Suzzanne Fokine. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Lenz Winery, PeconicAscension is a collection of abstract paintings influenced by different elements of nature, created by the artists of Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. Open when the tasting room is. Details.
  • Jacqueline Penney Gallery & StudioCutchogue. A huge collection of the artist’s acrylic landscapes and other works.  Open year round. Details
  • Old Town Arts and Crafts GuildCutchogue. Youth Art Show. Sat 10 am -5 pm, Sun Noon-5 pm. Details
  • Castello Di Borghese VineyardsCutchogueColors from the Air, recent paintings and monoliths by Patricia Feiler. Her colorful landscapes, feature a tapestry of scenes that invite the viewer to step in and have a closer look. There are cherry blossoms bursting alongside lush spring greens, expansive beach scenes with body surfers crashing through waves, vintage sailboat races, and still water reflections. A portion of the proceeds benefits East End Arts. 11 am-5 pm. Details.  
  • Cutchogue Library GalleryCutchogueNeighbors A group show w/Joanne Auwaerter, Shelley Scoggins, Glenn McNab. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Alex Ferrone Gallery, CutchogueElemental Light. Photography’s very essence is light. Photographers have long sought the perfect light for their images – capturing the play of dust-speckled beams, exploring the graphics of shadows, interpreting moods of the Golden Hour, and translating colors of artificial light.    Fri 11 am-5 pm; Sat 11-6 pm; Sun 11 am-5 pm. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel Library GalleryMattituckLois in Wonderland, Paintings by Lois Levy. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Clovis Point VineyardsJamesport. Now showing Lynda Wagner. Through July 2. Details.
  • William Ris GalleryJamesport. Large, frequently changing collection of fine and contemporary art. 11-5 pm. Details.
  • Rosalie Dimon GalleryJamesport. Works by Photographers Jim Sabiston & Mike McLaughlin. Open Wed. – Sun., 11:30 am to 9:30 pm. Through July 26, 2017. 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, Chef and Chocolatier. Details.

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.

History

Friday

Saturday

  • Oysterponds Historical SocietyOrient. Visit historic Village Hall and its six exhibit rooms. 2-5 pm. Details. 
  • Sylvester ManorShelter Island. Explore the Women of the Manor exhibit, which shows images and stories of several female Sylvester descendants, paying homage to the women, enslaved and free, who lived and worked in the house and on the grounds. 11 am-3 pm. Details.
  • East End Seaport MuseumGreenport. New and refreshed exhibits.  11 am – 5 pm. Details. 
  • Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical MuseumSouthold. The Southold Historical Society’s Sound-side treasurer. 10 am -4 pm. Details
  • Southold Historical Society: Reenactment of a WWI Soldier’s Story, Southold.  Using the diaries of Soldier Carl Vail, Alex Bradley will be acting his stories. 1-4 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.
  • Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical SocietyCutchogue. Explore historic buildings on the Green. 1-4 pm. Details

Sunday

  • Oysterponds Historical SocietyOrient. Historic Village Hall and its six exhibit rooms. 2-5 pm. Details.
  • East End Seaport MuseumGreenport. New and refreshed exhibits.  11 am – 5 pm;  Details. 
  • Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical MuseumSouthold. The Southold Historical Society’s Sound-side treasure. 11:30 am -4 pm. Details
  • Southold Historical Society: Reenactment of a WWI Soldier’s Story, Southold.  Using the diaries of Soldier Carl Vail, Alex Bradley will be acting his stories. 1-4 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.
  • Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical SocietyCutchogue. Explore historic buildings on the Green. 1-4 pm. Details
Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Learn about our many beautiful parks and beaches here, and our boat ramps and marinas here.

Friday

Saturday 

  • Free Tai Chi in Mitchell ParkGreenport. All ages; beginners welcome. Every Saturday through September 16. 9 am. Details.
  • Farmers’ Market, Greenport. We have farmstands up and down the Fork, but not in the heart of Greenport. So instead there’s a farmer’s market! Every Saturday 10 am- 2 pm. Details.
  • Bug Light Cruise & TourEast End Seaport Museum & Railroad Dock Greenport. This lighthouse excursion includes: round-trip cruise, narrated tour and time to explore inside the iconic Long Beach Bar “Bug” Lighthouse. 4-6 pm. Details.
  • StargazeCuster Observatory. Custer is the oldest public observatory on Long Island, and it just dedicated a new, larger telescope. Viewing is free, but check the moon. Doors open at 7 pm; observing is from dark until midnight. Details
  • The Tropical Garden, A Walking Tour, The Gardens at Landcraft Environments Mattituck. Join the Peconic Land Trust for a visit to the Gardens at Landcraft Environments, hosted by owners Dennis Schraeder and Bill Smith. Wander the many winding paths to explore garden rooms featuring everything from orchids and banana trees to native grasses and unusual perennials. Complete your tour with a local wine and cheese reception, sponsored by Martha Clara Vineyards. 3-5 pm. Details.

Sunday

Ongoing: Check out all our beaches and parks.

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