First Friday Fun in Greenport & Love Lane; Mattituck Street Fair; Full Moon Paddle

Photo credit Madison Fender 

The Highlights

Friday June 7 – Sunday July 9

 The North Fork is full of art, food & wine, and family fun this weekend. Stroll Greenport’s Gallery Walk or shop Love Lane First Friday and the Mattituck Street Fair; learn and play at the Long Island Antique Power Association’s Tractor Pull. Blend your own bottle of wine at Sannino. Paddle under the full moon in Southold with Group for the East End. Enjoy dozens of concerts, outdoor yoga, so much more

The Listings 

Friday July 7 – Sunday July 9

(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.)

Enjoy First Friday on Love Lane, Tastings by the Bay at the Old Field, A Rose Tasting at Jamesport Manor Inn, blend your own bottle of wine at Sannino, make your own smudge stick or do yoga at Sang Lee.

Live Music

Dozens of concerts all around The Fork.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday Greenport’s Gallery Walk is the headline event, with the nine galleries all opening new exhibits. Saturday don’t miss the new Alex Ferrone Gallery exhibit. Plus learn about the Nazi art looting, 

History

Enjoy a talk on local history–New Suffolk. Explore many historic buildings. Have fun at the Antique Power Association’s fair.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

From fairs & festivals–Love Lane First Friday, the Mattituck Street Fair, the Antique Power Association’s Tractor Pull–to private gardens open for exploring to a full moon paddle & more, the North Fork reminds you that one of the biggest reasons to be here is to *be here*, outside, in the beauty.

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 

  • Little Creek Oysters: Night MarketGreenport. Little Creek continues its delicious oysters and pintxo delights, but now adds a terrific array of local talent in a night market.  Vendors include: Sunswell Clothing– debut clothing and lifestyle goods from Sag Harbor. One Love Beach– Community-focused Stand Up Paddleboard shop. Backyard Brine Pickles– Best damned pickles in the state. Grace and Grit– The. Smoker. NoFoRoco– Coffee so good you should smack it. Kara Hoblin– Nearly Famous chalk artist; Vandernoth Woodworks– Custom crafted spoons hardwood works; Common Ground Adornments / Alexa Suess- Silversmith and fine jewelry; Box Brew Kits– Home brew starter kits with style. 7-11 pm. Details.
  • 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.
  • Love Lane Crossroads: First Fridays, Mattituck.  All day participating businesses offer a special discount, demonstration or giveaway, capped with an evening block party on Love Lane & Pike Street, the Love Lane Crossroads. Shops, restaurants and tasting rooms will be open late, live music will serenade strollers, and local artisans will offer crafts, bites and other delights. Don’t miss out on this great way to start your weekend right. 6-9 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.
  • 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
  • 40th Annual Mattituck Street Fair, Mattituck. A fun day of food, music, vendors, and our 40th anninversary of Little Miss Mattituck and Little Mister Mattituck. Rain or Shine. 9 am-4 pm. Details.
  • Jamesport Manor Inn: A Rosé Tasting, Jamesport. Nineteen vineyards pairing up with small plates of deliciousness. Reservation only. 5-7 pm. 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: VIP Blending ClassPeconic. At Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard, you have the opportunity to be a winemaker for a day. With this exclusive session, you and your guest will have the chance to learn how to blend a custom bottle of wine as you learn about life as a vintner. Noon. Details.
  • Sang Lee Farms: Yoga on the FarmPeconic. Wake up to the peaceful tranquility of our Organic Farm with this unique wellness experience led by yoga & mindfulness teacher, Rebekah Smith. Connect with nature as Rebekah leads you on a walking meditation through the herbs, berries, and fields. Ground down in a slow flow that will intensify with the morning sun. Revitalize your body with our certified organic juice at the end of your practice under the trees. Includes 10 oz certified organic fresh vegetable juice from the farm kitchen! Bring your own yoga mat and towel for underneath, water, sunscreen, bugs pray since we will be outside in nature! 8-9:30 am. Details
  • Sang Lee Farms: The Walkabout: Foraging & Making Herb Bundles For SmudgingPeconic. Certified Herbalist Courtney Hall leads you on a walk around the farm to forage for two wild herbs: sage and mugwort, sharing their medicinal, magical and dreamtime properties along the way. Learn the ancient technique of smudging, used to relax the mind and body. Harvest and wrap your own smudge bundles to take home & use. Noon- 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
  • Diliberto Winery: Italian Experience Series, Jamesport. 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: Songs of Italy. 12-2 pm. Details.
Live Music

Friday

  • Sylvester Manor Concert: Jim Hurst Trio, Shelter Island. Jim Hurst is a guitar veteran, known for his live performances, recorded music and tours with several, well-known Country and Bluegrass bands. Jim has received IBMA’s ‘Guitar Player of the Year’ Award twice, and was nominated in 2015 and again this year, 2016. He is lauded by his peers and fans for his combination style of finger-style and flat-pick on guitar. Another Sylvester Manor “house concert alum” Jim will return with bassist Erik Alvar and fiddler/mandolinist Nate Lee. The trio first performed as part of ‘Bluegrass and Beyond’ in the Country Music Hall of Fame’s Ford Theater in 2015 and returned again this past November. On Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, 5-8 pm. Details.
  • Billys by the BayGreenportTBA, 5 pm. Details.
  • Claudio’s Clam BarGreenportDJ Dance Party, 9:30 pm. Details.
  • Deepwater Bar and GrilleGreenportTBA. 6-9 pm. Details.
  • First and SouthGreenportJeff LeBlanc, 7-10 pm. Details
  • PindarPeconicJen Kane, 6-8 pm. Details.
  • Osprey’s DominionPeconicSahara, 5-8 pm. Details.
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicRobert Bruey, 6-9 pm. Details
  • Touch of VeniceCutchogueTBA, 6 pm. Details
  • Clovis PointJamesportTodd Grossman, 6-9 pm. Details
  • Diliberto WineryJamesportTBA, 6-8 pm. Details.

Saturday 

Sunday 

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday 

  • Greenport Gallery Walk, Greenport. Enjoy nine galleries, one museum, fourteen shops staying open late. Refreshments at the galleries too. Details in this week’s Insider. 6-9 pm Details.
  • Exhibit Opening: Imagined: New Dimensions in Digital Art, South Street Gallery Greenport. Imagined: New Dimensions in Digital Art. Showcasing Ron Barron, Roz Dimon, Alan Richards, Colin Goldberg, and Kasmira Mohanty. Refreshments; stop in during the Greenport Gallery Walk. 6 pm. Details.
  • Silent Auction of Carousel Art, Mitchell Park Marina Greenport. 14 views of historic Greenport–original canvases–used to create the Carousel rounding boards will be up for silent auction. Painted by area artists, Enid Hatton, Keith Mantell, Marla Milne and Cindy Pease Roe. Available for viewing and bidding, Noon-8:30 pm, winners announced at 9 pm.  Details.
  • Talk: The Nazi Looted Art Litigation & History, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library. Raymond Dowd, an attorney specializing in copyright litigation and Nazi art looting, explains how the sale of stolen artworks bankrolled the Nazi war machine. Mr. Dowd discuss laws passed in securing the return of stolen art. 4 pm. Details.
  • Matinee Film: The Zookeeper’s WifeMattituck-Laurel Library. “The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the account of the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.” 1:30 pm. Details
  • Art Reception: Lois Levy, Mattituck-Laurel Library. Come meet and speak with artist Lois Levy, and enjoy the current exhibit of her paintings entitled Lois in Wonderland – A Journey into Abstracted Reality. 5-7 pm Details.

Saturday

  • Talk: Goldsmith and Tuthill, New Suffolk Entrepreneurs with a DreamCase’s Place at the Galley Ho, New Suffolk. Look back at the impact of two local businessmen from the 1800’s. Local history librarian Mariella Ostroski shares the stories of the lives of these two men, and how their actions were intricately linked to the rise of industry in the New Suffolk community. 10-11:30 am. Details
  • Opening Reception: Elemental Light, Alex Ferrone Gallery Cutchogue. 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.  This national juried exhibition features photographically-based works by twenty-nine national artists demonstrating how light is used in creating their images. 6-8 pm Details.
  • New Exhibit: Lois in Wonderland, Mattituck-Laurel Library. Paintings by Lois Levy. Open when the library isDetails.

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, Greenport. Soil & 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, GreenportZoological. An exhibit of animal prints and sculpture from the jungle, the woods, the pond, the sea, the sky, and fantasy. Local as well as international artists will be on view: Anneli Arms, Hilary North, Nancy Muller, Maureen Caouette, Ralph Caouette, Sigrid Sperzel, April Vollmer, Caroline Waloski. Fri-Mon. 12:30-6 pm. Details.
  • Gallery M.  Greenport. Open 11-7 Weekend Days.  Details.
  • South Street GalleryGreenport.  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.
  • 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. 
  • 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, 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.
  • Talk: Goldsmith and Tuthill, New Suffolk Entrepreneurs with a DreamCase’s Place at the Galley Ho, New Suffolk. Look back at the impact of two local businessmen from the 1800’s. Local history librarian Mariella Ostroski shares the stories of the lives of these two men, and how their actions were intricately linked to the rise of industry in the New Suffolk community. 10-11:30 am. Details
  • Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical SocietyCutchogue. Explore historic buildings on the Green. 1-4 pm. Details
  • Antique Power Association Tractor PullSound Avenue. This family fun, day long event features large and small antique engine displays, garden and large tractor pulls, a kid’s corner, Marty Himes Race Car Museum display, L.I. Chapter American Truck Historical Society display, in-field demonstrations, antique saw mill demonstrations and more. 10 am-5 pm. Details.

Sunday:

  • Oysterponds Historical SocietyOrient. Historic Village Hall and its six exhibit rooms. 2-5 pm. Details.
  • Sylvester Manor: House Tour, Shelter Island. Enjoy a curated tour of 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. Noon-3pm. 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
  • Antique Power Association Tractor PullSound Avenue. This family fun, day long event features large and small antique engine displays, garden and large tractor pulls, a kid’s corner, Marty Himes Race Car Museum display, L.I. Chapter American Truck Historical Society display, in-field demonstrations, antique saw mill demonstrations and more. 10 am-5 pm. Details.
Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

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

Friday

  • Greenport Gallery Walk, Greenport. Enjoy nine galleries, one museum, fourteen shops staying open late. Refreshments at the galleries too. Details in this week’s Insider. 6-9 pm Details.
  • Love Lane Crossroads: First FridaysMattituck.  All day participating businesses offer a special discount, demonstration or giveaway, capped with an evening block party on Love Lane & Pike Street, the Love Lane Crossroads. Shops, restaurants and tasting rooms will be open late, live music will serenade strollers, and local artisans will offer crafts, bites and other delights. Don’t miss out on this great way to start your weekend right. 6-9 pm Details.

Saturday 

  • Free Tai Chi in Mitchell ParkGreenport. All ages; beginners welcome. Every Saturday through September 16. 9 am. 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 and 7 pm; observing is from dark until midnight. Details
  • Explore Four Private Gardens, Garden of Connie Cross Cutchogue. The Garden Conservancy has created this opportunity to wander four beautiful private gardens. Start at Conni Cross‘s, or visit their website to find the other locations. 10 am-4 pm. Details.
  • 40th Annual Mattituck Street FairMattituck. A fun day of food, music, vendors, and our 40th anninversary of Little Miss Mattituck and Little Mister Mattituck. Rain or Shine. 9 am-4 pm. Details.
  • Antique Power Association Tractor Pull, Sound Avenue. This family fun, day long event features large and small antique engine displays, garden and large tractor pulls, a kid’s corner, Marty Himes Race Car Museum display, L.I. Chapter American Truck Historical Society display, in-field demonstrations, antique saw mill demonstrations and more. 10 am-5 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • Yoga on the Lawn, Southold Historical Society. Led by The Giving Room. 8:30 am. Details.
  • Sang Lee Farms: Yoga on the FarmPeconic. Wake up to the peaceful tranquility of our Organic Farm with this unique wellness experience led by yoga & mindfulness teacher, Rebekah Smith. Connect with nature as Rebekah leads you on a walking meditation through the herbs, berries, and fields. Ground down in a slow flow that will intensify with the morning sun. Revitalize your body with our certified organic juice at the end of your practice under the trees. Includes 10 oz certified organic fresh vegetable juice from the farm kitchen! Bring your own yoga mat and towel for underneath, water, sunscreen, bugs pray since we will be outside in nature! 8-9:30 am. Details
  • Sang Lee Farms: The Walkabout: Foraging & Making Herb Bundles For SmudgingPeconic. Certified Herbalist Courtney Hall leads you on a walk around the farm to forage for two wild herbs: sage and mugwort, sharing their medicinal, magical and dreamtime properties along the way. Learn the ancient technique of smudging, used to relax the mind and body. Harvest and wrap your own smudge bundles to take home & use. Noon- 1 pm. Details
  • Full Moon Paddle, Cedar Beach County Park Southold. Group for the East End leads a beautiful moonlit paddle. Don’t have a kayak/other vessel? Don’t worry, you can rent one. Meet at the southern end of Cedar Beach County Park parking lot (near the Osprey pole); check in after you’ve parked. Register here. 6:30-9:30 pm. Details.
  • Antique Power Association Tractor PullSound Avenue. This family fun, day long event features large and small antique engine displays, garden and large tractor pulls, a kid’s corner, Marty Himes Race Car Museum display, L.I. Chapter American Truck Historical Society display, in-field demonstrations, antique saw mill demonstrations and more. 10 am-5 pm. Details.

Ongoing: Check out all our beaches and parks.

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