Escargot & Rosé Tasting at Peconic Cellar Door, Greenport Gallery Walk, First Friday at Love Lane, Opening Reception of Languaging the Body at VSOP Projects

photo: courtesy of Peconic Escargot

The Highlights

Friday October 6 – Sunday October 8

Head to Peconic Cellar Door for a one-of-a-kind foodie experience pairing rosé and escargot including a cooking demonstration with Chef Taylor Knapp of Paw Paw Pop Up & Peconic Escargot. Enjoy art galleries throughout Greenport during the Greenport Gallery Walk 6-9pm. Further west in Mattituck bring your foodie friends to First Friday on Love Lane for shopping, eating and drinking with artisans and vendors. Saturday step back in history to 1775 and spend the day with Revolutionary War patriot soldiers at Southold Historical Society’s Museum Complex, or take a Fall Foliage Cruise with Peconic Cruise Lines. Sunday is the Opening Reception of VSOP Projects new exhibit, Languaging The Body.

The Listings 

Friday October 6 – Sunday October 8

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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.)

Rosé and Escargot Tasting at Peconic Cellar Door, Love Lane First Fridays in Mattituck, 5th Annual Oyster Fest at Greenport Harbor Brewery in Peconic. Riverhead County Fair, Felt Soap Making at Hallockville Museum Farm. Tours, Tastings, Winery Walks at Shinn, Pindar, Martha Clara.

Live Music

Lots of concerts, indoors, outdoors, at vineyards & more.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Greenport Gallery walk at all participating Art Galleries in Greenport. Degas: Fairies of the Stage at Southold Opera. Sunday Opening Reception of Languaging The Body at VSOP Projects in Greenport; ongoing gallery exhibits.

History

Conversation with August Fresnel at Horton Point Lighthouse, Revolutionary War Encampment Demos on Saturday and Sunday at the Southold Historical Society. Ongoing exhibitions at Southold Historical Society, Oysterponds Historical Society, Horton Point Lighthouse and more.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Fall foliage cruise with Peconic Cruise Lines, Oyster Cruise with Race Rock Raw Bar & Greenport Harbor Brewery.

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 

  • Peconic Cellar Door: Rosé and Escargot: Demo and Wine Pairing, Peconic. Rosé & Escargot: Demo and Wine Pairing. Taylor Knapp, the Chef behind the PawPaw Pop-Ups in Greenport, and owner of Peconic Escargot will be at Peconic Cellar Door talking about how his culinary passion led to raising snails for escargot. He will also be conducting an educational cooking demonstration of two Escargot preparations. Winemakers Alie Shaper and Robin Epperson-McCarthy will also be in attendance, talking Rosé and wine pairings with Chef Knapp’s preparations. $25 includes instruction and sampling of two escargot preparations. Wine will be à la carte and is charged separately on the night of the event. Reservations are extremely limited and are required. Tickets are also non-refundable due to limited seating. Details.
  • Love Lane First Fridays, Mattituck. Every First Friday from May to October, enjoy Mattituck for all it has to offer, whether its great shopping, incredible restaurants, or our amazing wineries, Mattituck has it all. 6-9pm. Details.
  • Moustache Brewery: Nature Talk: Dining with the Leviathans of the Ocean Riverhead. Join us on October 6th for “Dining with the Leviathans of the Ocean” with Joe Warren and dine on brick oven pizza from PizzaRita! The talk will start approximately at sunset, forecasted around 6:30pm. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on, as well as some bug spray. Blue whales are the largest animal ever to live on our planet, weighing somewhere between 100-200 tons. How can they get this big when their primary food source is krill, a small (~ 1 inch long) crustacean. 6:30 pm. Details.
  • Downs Farm Preserve: Atlantic Marine Conservation Society Talks Sea Turtles Cutchogue Want to learn more about marine mammals and sea turtles that live in our local waters? If so, join us as we welcome the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society to Downs Farm Preserve for a night filled with information regarding their habitats, the challenges they face and what we can do as a community to help them. A family donation is appreciated. Please contact Christine Tylee at 631-765-6450 x 208 or ctylee@eastendenvironment.org. 6-8pm. Details.
  • McCall Wines – Tasting Room: Burger Night Cutchogue Fridays you can find the North Fork Food Truck serving McCall’s grass-fed beef burgers at the McCall Tasting room. 5-7pm. Details.
  • Little Creek Oysters: Friday Night Bites- Oysters and Pintxos at Little Creek Greenport. Starting at 7pm on Friday we’ll spread the counter with a dizzying spread of skewered small bites, pour crisp cold wines and beers and wash away the week together! Of course our shuckers will be opening the finest our bays have to offer! 7 pm. Details. 
  • Lieb Cellars: Friday Night Music Series Cutchogue. Please join us for our annual Friday Night Music Series featuring Jon Divello from 6-9pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Hallockville Museum Farm: Felted soap at Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead. Explore the possibilities of wet felting when you wrap your favorite bar of soap with extra fine merino wool and silk. As wool shrinks and felts around the soap, it turns into an all-natural built-in washcloth. Merino wool is organically anti-bacterial and anti-fungal, so your soap will stay fresh and last three-times longer! 11am – 1pm. 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. 
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards: Harvest Moon ShellfishCutchogue. Fresh oysters–and in season–Scallops, harvested from the Peconic Bay. 11 am- 5 pm. Details
  • Shinn Estates: Vineyard, Winery & Barrel Cellar TourMattituck. Walk & learn the growing cycle of the vines and Shinn’s sustainable farming practices. Learn the history & philosophy of Shinn winemaking while seeing the unique gravity fed winemaking, native yeast fermentation, and barrel aging technique. Enjoy four estate wines after the walk. 1:30 pm. Details

Sunday 

  • Greenport Harbor Brewing Company: The 5th Annual Oyster Fest, Peconic. We’re happy to hold the 5th annual Oyster Festival! Located at our Original Greenport tasting room (rain location: Our Peconic Tasting Room at 42155 Main Road, Peconic.) We’ll be releasing our brand new Oyster Stout brewed in collaboration with North Fork Oysters (Little Creek.) Local artist Kara Hoblin will be doing live chalk drawings, and coloring pages for kids! Gene Austin will be hosting an exhibit of historical oyster items and educate on the shellfish. It’s all fresh, it’s all local, its beer, its oysters, it’s the North Fork. 12 -5 pm. Details.
  • Riverhead County Fair Riverhead. Celebrating the agricultural heritage of the town of Riverhead, the fair entertains visitors with great food, rides (amusement and pony), works of original artists and authors, and 300 competitions such as woodcarving, largest tomato, and tallest sunflower. The fair takes place on October 8 from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm just opposite the town docks. Transient space may also be available along the Peconic River at Treasure Cove Resort Marina (call 631-727-8386 for availability and reservations). 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. 11 am -1 pm. Details.
  • Industry Standard: Sunday post shift wind down jammy jam, Greenport. Food and drink specials geared towards restaurant and bar staff, free shift drink with a pay stub, random treats and GPO’s 4th best pizza. 10pm. Details.
  • Sannino Vineyard: Vine to Wine Tour, Peconic. 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. 12-1pm. Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards: Harvest Moon ShellfishCutchogue. Fresh oysters–and in season–Scallops, harvested from the Peconic Bay. 11 am- 5 pm. Details
  • Shinn Estates: Vineyard, Winery & Barrel Cellar TourMattituck. Walk & learn the growing cycle of the vines and Shinn’s sustainable farming practices. Learn the history & philosophy of Shinn winemaking while seeing the unique gravity fed winemaking, native yeast fermentation, and barrel aging technique. Enjoy four estate wines after the walk. 1:30 pm. Details.

Live Music

Friday

Saturday 

Sunday 

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday 

  • Greenport Gallery Walk, Greenport. On the first Friday of every month we will be participating in the Greenport Gallery Walk. Village merchants will be offering animated evenings of gallery events, extended shopping, and activities in our historic maritime village. Join the monthly event of fun, art collecting, demonstrations, and refreshments. 6-9pm. Details.
  • VSOP Projects: Languaging The Body, PreviewGreenport. This third exhibition at our new project space in Greenport, New York features works of art and design by Robert Otto Epstein, Allison J. Evans, Dr. Lisa Levy, Mrzyk & Moriceau, Maura O’Donnell, Ana Jimenez Palomar, Dawn Philips, Nickolas Procopi, Ilana Savdie, Eric Stefanski, Patricia Voulgaris, and M. Sylvia Weintraub. Through Nov 20. 6pm. Details. 
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Meet the Artist in Residence: Jon Schusteritsch 2-5pm. Martha Clara Vineyards Sound Avenue. Opening Sunday. Come to the Tasting Room now through September to see the artwork of Jon Schusteritsch. Details.

Saturday

  • Southold Opera: Degas: Fairies of the Stage,  Southold. Don’t miss your chance to see this beautiful and unique performance on October 7th. 7:30 – 8:30 Details.
  • Cutchogue Library: My Backyard Discoveries, Artist’s Talk with Scott McIntire, Cutchogue. Artist and photographer, Scott McIntire shares natural splendors of his own backyard. These discoveries have become the major focus of his most recent photographs and paintings. He will be giving a slide lecture on his observations and how they relate to his current art on display at the Library. 6pm Details.
  • William Ris Gallery: Kindred, Jamesport. Following a busy summer schedule of shows the William Ris Gallery in Jamesport, NY is starting the autumn season with a two woman show titled “Kindred.” Animal inspired paintings and photographs by Terri Amig and Susan Saunders will be highlighted. 4-7 pm. Details.
  • Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery: Perspective Dimension, Cutchogue. Alex Ferrone Gallery on the North Fork is pleased to present the Perceptive Dimension Exhibit featuring two new photographic series by regional artists Carolyn Conrad and Scott Farrell. On exhibit are works reveal the artists’ sensitivity and awareness of the integral spatial and dimensional aspects of varied scenes. 6pm Details.
  • Oysterponds Historical Society: Artisans and Makers ShowcaseOrient. Every Saturday through October browse the wares of artisans who traditional skills celebrate our heritage. Organized by the society and North Fork Gift. 10 am-1 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • VSOP Projects: Languaging The Body, Opening ReceptionGreenport. This third exhibition at our new project space in Greenport, New York features works of art and design by Robert Otto Epstein, Allison J. Evans, Dr. Lisa Levy, Mrzyk & Moriceau, Maura O’Donnell, Ana Jimenez Palomar, Dawn Philips, Nickolas Procopi, Ilana Savdie, Eric Stefanski, Patricia Voulgaris, and M. Sylvia Weintraub. Through Nov 20. 2-5pm. Details. 
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Meet the Artist in Residence: Jon Schusteritsch 2-5pm. Martha Clara Vineyards Sound Avenue. Opening Sunday. Come to the Tasting Room now through September to see the artwork of Jon Schusteritsch. Details.

Ongoing 

  • North Fork Table & Inn: Wendy Prellwitz at The North Fork Table & Inn,  Southold. Wendy Prellwitz, one of the South Street Gallery artists, will have some of her pieces on display at North Fork Table and Inn throughout this summer. Enjoy their wonderful summer menu and dine well alongside Wendy’s beautiful waterways and coastal scenes. Open when the restaurant is open. Details.
  • Greenport Harbor Brewing Company: Artist Michele Dragonetti “Against the Current”, Greenport. On Saturday, September 16, 2017, Greenport Harbor Brewing Company will host a reception for the opening of their new exhibition, “Against the Current,” featuring the photography of Michele Dragonetti. Splitting her time between Manhattan and Amagansett, Michele Dragonetti’s photos primarily focus on the hulls of maritime vessels, capturing them from a looming vantage that highlights their symmetry and geometry. 7-9pm. Details.
  • The South Street Gallery: Impressions: New Works by Nine Artists, Greenport. Featuring Works by Dan Welden, Chris Ann Ambery, Myrna Berks, Lorena Salcedo Watson, Annie Wildey, Scott Bluedorn, Roy Nicholson, Andrea Cote, and Jack Youngerman. 6-9pm 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. Through October 1. 11 am-5 pm. Details.  
  • Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport“Elizabeth Malunowicz: Orientation.” Through September 17. Open when the library isDetails
  • Rosalie Dimon Gallery: Opening ReceptionJamesport. “Oil Paintings by David Peikon.” Open through October 25. 3-5pm. Details.  
  • 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.
  • Nova Constellatio GalleryGreenport. Thurs-Sat 11-5, Sun 12-5. Details.
  • Sirens’ Song Gallery, Greenport.  Paintings, intaglio, and relief prints, mixed media. 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.   
  • VSOP ProjectsGreenport. A wide range of art Wed-Mon, 11 am-6 pm. Closed Tues. 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 WineryPeconicAscension 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 through September 4. 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
  • Cutchogue Library GalleryCutchogueNeighbors A group show w/Joanne Auwaerter, Shelley Scoggins, Glenn McNab. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Mattituck-Laurel Library GalleryMattituckLois in Wonderland, Paintings by Lois Levy. Open when the library isDetails.
  • William Ris GalleryJamesport. Large, frequently changing collection of fine and contemporary art. 11-5 pm. 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

  • Southold Historical Society: Conversation with August Fresnel, Southold. Southold Historical Society invites you to celebrate the 160th anniversary of the Horton Point Lighthouse with “a Conversation with August Fresnel.” The creator of the Fresnel lens that revolutionized lighthouses, will speak about his lenses and their applications. Mr. Joseph Smith will present as Augustin Fresnel on October 7th at the Horton Point Lighthouse. 3575 Lighthouse Road, Southold. For more information please call 631-765-5500. 10 am. Details.
  • Southold Historical Society: Revolutionary War Encampment, Southold. Step back in history to 1775 and spend the day with Revolutionary War patriot soldiers right here at Southold Historical Society’s Museum Complex! A living history encampment will be set up by reenactors from the Third New York Regiment, with everything soldiers needed as they traveled to join up with General Washington. Immerse yourself in 18th-century camp life including fire arm demonstrations, military drills, and other daily encampment activities. 10 am. Details.
  • Southold Historical Society: Homefront Exhibit, Southold. The 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.
  • 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
  • Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical SocietyCutchogue. Explore historic buildings on the Green. 1-4 pm. Details

Sunday

  • Southold Historical Society: Revolutionary War Encampment, Southold. Step back in history to 1775 and spend the day with Revolutionary War patriot soldiers right here at Southold Historical Society’s Museum Complex! A living history encampment will be set up by reenactors from the Third New York Regiment, with everything soldiers needed as they traveled to join up with General Washington. Immerse yourself in 18th-century camp life including fire arm demonstrations, military drills, and other daily encampment activities. 10 am. Details.
  • 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, 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

  • Lighthouse & Seal Watching Cruise: Peconic Cruise Lines Greenport. Late-afternoon cruise offers close-up views of Long Beach Bar “Bug” Light and Orient Point Lighthouse (the Coffee Pot). We’ll also visit “The Ruins” on Gardiners Point Island and observe harbor seals in their natural habitat. Details.

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.
  • Oyster Cruise w/ Race Rock Raw Bar & Greenport Harbor Brewing Co: Peconic Cruise Lines Greenport. Come aboard to enjoy bivalves on the bay paired with beer. Learn about oysters from a local grower plus enjoy a special BED TO BOAT experience — just-harvested oysters delivered to our deck for you to enjoy. Details.
  • Fall Foliage Cruise Around Shelter Island: Peconic Cruise Lines Greenport. Soak up the splendor of Autumn on the North Fork aboard our 2-hour excursion around Shelter Island. Breathe in the crisp, October air and marvel at Mother Nature’s vibrant mosaic of leaves, sea and sky. Food and beverages (cocktails, beer, wine, water, soft drinks & coffee) available to purchase on board. Details.

Sunday

Ongoing: Check out all our beaches and parks.

 

 

 

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