Historic Building Preservation Workshops in Greenport, Harvest Party at Palmer, Sound to Bay 5 &10k in Jamesport

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The Highlights

Friday August 25 – Sunday August 27

Hang out with the folks at Moustache Brewery in Riverhead for Food Truck Friday or check out the Marine Woodworking and Restoration demo at East End Seaport Museum & Marine Foundation in Greenport. Saturday sit in at one of two workshop sessions on the preservation of the maritime history of Greenport at the Little Red Schoolhouse on Front Street. Sunday check out the American Legion’s 2017 Car Show in Southold or join the Harvest Party at Palmer vineyards. For those who want to get outdoors on Sunday get Brunch on the Bay with Grace and Grit aboard the Peconic Star or sign up for the Sound to Bay 5K & 10K in Jamesport. Enjoy live music at vineyards and restaurants across the North Fork all weekend.

The Listings 

Friday August 25 – Sunday August 27

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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.)

Food Truck Friday at Moustache Brewery, Paumanok Vineyards annual Lamb Roast on Saturday. Watermelon Festival at Harbes all weekend, Topaz Impérial Rosé Celebration at Sparkling Pointe Sunday. Tours, tastings and more.

Live Music

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

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Marine Woodworking and Restoration demo at East End Seaport Museum & Marine Foundation Greenport Friday. Watercolor Paintings by Pat Russo at Mattituck-Laurel Library Saturday; ongoing gallery exhibits.

History

The Historic Preservation Commission of the Village of Greenport presents a workshop on the preservation of the historic maritime history of the Village of Greenport and efforts to keep it relevant on Saturday. Two sessions: 9:30am and 1:30pm.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Sunday Brunch on the Bay with Grace and Grit, Jamesport Sound to Bay 5K & 10K.

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 

  • Moustache Brewery: Food Truck Friday, Riverhead. Beer and gourmet food? That is the perfect way to end your last weekend of August. Featuring Eat Me, Drink Me Food Truck. 3-8pm. 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. 
  • 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
  • Lieb Cellars: Locals’ Night at Lieb Cutchogue. 20% off glasses and bottles for locals. Noah’s on the Road food truck. 4 pm. Details.
  • Tap Room at Corey Creek: Oyster Happy Hour Southold. Enjoy tap wines with local Southold oysters by Southold Bay Oysters. 4-7pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Paumanok Vineyards: ILILI’s 7th Annual Paumanok Vineyards Lamb Roast, Aquebogue. Chef Philippe Massoud from ilili Restaurant & the Paumanok Vineyards family have the pleasure to invite you to their 7th Annual Paumanok Vineyards Lamb Roast. 5:30-9pm. 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.
  • Diliberto Winery: Vinyasa in the Vines, Jamesport. Join yogi Sheryl Oleksak for yoga at Diliberto Winery. Yoga followed by a tasting of three of wines. 10:15-11:30am. Details.
  • Jamesport Vineyards: Jazz In The Vines – Spyro Gyra, Jamesport. New York Wine Events is thrilled to present Spyro Gyra at the spectacular Jamesport Vineyards on the North Fork of Long Island. This will be the “grand finale” jazz show of the summer. 6-9pm. Details.
  • Harbes Family Farm: Watermelon Festival, Mattituck. Join the free Watermelon Eating Contest at 12:30, 2:30 & 4:30 and activities like watermelon rolling and seed spitting. 10am – 7pm 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. 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: 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 

  • Sparkling Pointe: Topaz Impérial Rosé Celebration, Southold. Join Sparkling Pointe to Celebrate the 2014 Topaz Impérial Brut Rosé End of Vintage. This special wine was just named Best Sparkling Wine in New York State at the New York Wine and Food Classic and received scores of 91 points from Wine Enthusiast and 89 points from Wine Advocate. 12-4pm. Details.
  • Palmer Vineyards: 3rd Annual Harvest Kick-Off Party, Riverhead. Official kick-off to harvest 2017. Enjoy “2U” the ultimate “U2” tribute band, followed by “Almost Journey” the 80’s Journey experience. 12-6pm. Details.
  • Harbes Family Farm: Watermelon Festival, Mattituck. Join the free Watermelon Eating Contest at 12:30, 2:30 & 4:30 and activities like watermelon rolling and seed spitting. 10am – 7pm Details.
  • Industry Standard: Industry Night, Greenport. Drink specials, food specials, staff meal and Sporks! 10pm. Details.
  • Little Creek Oysters: All Sales are Vinyl: Recording session with “The Second Hands,” Greenport. Join LCO Sundays in August for recording sessions and be part of the album. This may mean some stops and starts, maybe the same song a few times, spontaneous combustion or other mishaps, but no matter what it should be fun! 7pm. 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. 12-1pm. 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.  12:30 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
  • 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.
  • Sang Lee Farms: Flower Essence Workshop. Peconic.  Certified Herbalist and Flower Essence Practitioner, Courtney Hall, will guide you in the delicate art of being attentive to nature, weather and plants in this unique workshop. She will walk with you through the farm to observe and gather flowering plants to create your own flower essence.  9:30am – 11:30am. Details.

Live Music

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Saturday 

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Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday 

  • Arts and Culture Series: Anders Langendal: Marine Woodworking and Restoration East End Seaport Museum & Marine Foundation Greenport. Anders Langendal & Sons’ main focus is major restoration and repair of both wooden and fiberglass boats, with a specialty in marine woodworking. This will be a rare opportunity to glimpse inside this amazing world with true craftsmen explaining how they accomplish their work. 5:30pm Details. 
  • Peconic Landing: Nature’s Journal with John Holzapfel, Greenport. Join former teacher and trustee John Holzapfel as he continues his monthly nature series. The program will feature a little science, lots of pictures and a timely discussion of nature’s activities for the month. 4-5pm. Details.
  • Clark Arts Center:  Stires-Stark Alumni Recital Series: Sean Lee & Peter Dugan, Shelter Island. Sean Lee, violin, and Peter Dugan, piano, perform an arrangement of Paganini’s 24 Caprices. 7:30pm. Details.
  • 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.

Saturday

  • The Giving Room: Letting Go of Anger: A Meditation Class on the North Fork, Southold. Guided meditation, a talk on an aspect of meditation and Buddhist thought, and an opportunity to discuss and ask questions. Great for beginners as well as those with some experience. 2-3:30pm. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel Library: August Art Gallery: Watercolor Paintings by Pat Russo, Mattituck. A native of Long Island, Pat continually studies floras and landscapes out of her need to explore and visually communicate the ever-changing weather patterns, intrinsic beauty, harmony, and unpredictability of nature. 9am – 12pm. Details.
  • Clark Arts Center:  Stires-Stark Alumni Recital Series: Xavier Foley, Shelter Island. Bassist Xavier Foley performs music by Bach, Franck, Sperger and an original work with pianist Kelly Lin.  7:30pm. 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.
  • Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport“Elizabeth Malunowicz: Orientation.” Through September 17. Open when the library isDetails
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Artist in Residence: Andres Gonalez 2-5pm. Martha Clara Vineyards Sound Avenue. Come to the Tasting Room now through August 31st to see the artwork of Andres Gonzalez. Details.

Sunday

  • VSOP Projects: ExhibitGreenport. “Daydreams and Nightmares” The group exhibition features works of art and design by Margot Bird, Kathleen Brewster, Kanik Chung, Kin & Company, Ben Hanisch, Morgan R. Hobbs, Noah Kalina, Anagabriele Loor, Kymia Nawabi, Kristin Oppenheim, Molly Rapp, Don Reitz, Calvin Rocchio, Caleb Smith and Dena Zemsky. Through Sept 25. 1-5pm. Details
  • Rosalie Dimon Gallery: Opening ReceptionJamesport. “Oil Paintings by David Peikon.” Open through October 25. 3-5pm. Details.  
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Artist in Residence: Joel Yoselowitz 2-5pm. Martha Clara Vineyards Sound Avenue. Come to the Tasting Room now through August 31st to see the artwork of Joel Yoselowitz. Details.

Ongoing 

  • Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery: Figurative, Cutchogue. Working with shadows, reflections and light, three award-winning fine art photographers, Linda K. Alpern, Patricia Beary and Larry Davis, present selected works on the human figure at Alex Ferrone Gallery on the North Fork. Runs through August 27. 6pm 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.
  • 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.
  • Nova Constellatio GalleryGreenport. Thurs-Sat 11-5, Sun 12-5. 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.
  • 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. 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.
  • 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.
  • Martha Clara VineyardsSound Avenue. Martha Clara Vineyard’s current artist in residence is Joel Yoselowit.  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

  • Historic Preservation Workshop at the Little Red Schoolhouse / Front Street, Greenport. The Historic Preservation Commission of the Village of Greenport presents a workshop on the preservation of the historic maritime history of the Village of Greenport and efforts to keep it relevant. Two sessions: 9:30am and 1:30pm. 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
  • 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

  • American Legion 2017 Car Show, Southold. 9am -3pm. 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

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.

Sunday

  • Brunch on the Bay with Grace & Grit,  Greenport. Come aboard for brunch on the bay with Grace and Grit! Your experience will include a Sunday morning on the water paired with a mouthwatering menu of Grace & Grit goodness. 9:30-11:30am. Details.
  • Jamesport Sound to Bay 5K & 10K, Jamesport. USATF certified courses – Come out and enjoy Jamesport beach, T-shirt (guaranteed to pre-registrants) post-race raffle & Award Ceremony. Use of beautiful South Jamesport Beach for the day. Water stops every mile, Food + Refreshments after. 9am-12pm. Details.
  • Yoga Cruise: Namaste on the Bay,  Greenport. Cruise to a quiet cove and practice yoga on our upper deck with Meg Camanzo, The Mermaid Yogi. All levels welcome! Class size limited to 12.7am-9am. Details.
  • Bug Light Cruise & TourEast End Seaport Museum & Railroad Dock Greenport. Enjoy East End Seaport Museum’s popular, 2-hour Saturday excursion on a Sunday afternoon! This is a rare opportunity to visit & explore an offshore lighthouse. 12-2 pm. Details.

Ongoing: Check out all our beaches and parks.

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