Widgets Magazine

Grand Opening Fundraiser at Greenport American Legion, New Years Eve Parties at Halyard, First & South, Jedediah Hawkins

The Highlights

Friday December 29 – Sunday December 31

Friday enjoy the Fifth Day of Christmas Happy Hour at First & South or head to the Giving Room for Movie Night, Saturday enjoy a raw bar by Peconic Gold Oysters at Sparkling Pointe, Sunday join the Greenport American Legion for a Grand Opening New Year’s Eve Fundraiser, or head to Hotel Indigo in Riverhead for a Murder Mystery and cocktail evening. New Year’s Eve Celebrations at Halyard, First & South, Jedediah Hawkins and others.

The Listings

Friday December 29 – Sunday December 31

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.)

Fifth Day of Christmas at First & South, Movie Night at the Giving Room, Peconic Gold Raw Bar at Sparkling Point, New Year’s Eve Fundraiser at the American Legion in Greenport, Fishes & Wishes at Long Island Aquarium, New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery at Hotel Indigo. New Year’s Eve celebrations at Halyard, First & South, Jedediah Hawkins and more.

Live Music

Lots of concerts, indoors at vineyards & more.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Winter Salon at VSOP Art & Design Projects; ongoing gallery exhibits.

History

Ongoing exhibits at Oysterponds Historical Society, Horton Point Lighthouse and more.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

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

  • First and South: Fifth Day of Christmas with Sam Shafferty, Greenport. Stop in for Happy Hour! We’re hosting Sam Shaffery on the Mandolin alongside Thomas Patrick on an African Djembe Drum. We’re really excited about this one! 5:00 – 7:00 PM. Don’t miss out! Details.
  • The Giving Room: Movie Night – 30 Year Anniversary of Moonstruck, Southold. With its unique New York flavor and blend of outright comedy and charm, Moonstruck endures as a great romantic comedy. 6 – 8 pm. Details.
  • Deep Water Bar and Grille: Sahara 2.0 at Deep Water Friday, Greenport. Hope you can stop in at Deep Water this Friday After Christmas – before New Year’s Eve! 6 – 10 pm Details.
  • Sherwood House Vineyard: Perfect Strangers at Sherwood House Vineyard, JamesportStart your New Years Weekend with Perfect Strangers at Sherwood House Vineyard. Enjoy great wines and your favorite all acoustic classic rock music. 4:30 – 7:30 pm. 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 The Second Hands from 6-9pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Sparkling Pointe: Eat, Drink, & Be Sparkling: Raw Bar by Peconic Gold OystersSouthold. Raw Bar by Peconic Gold Oysters. $40 includes Glass of Blanc de Blancs paired with Raw Bar Dozen Selection. Peconic Golds from the Great Peconic Bay are briny and creamy with a smoky, sweet finish. They are the gold standard! – Matt Ketcham. 12 – 4 pm. Details.
  • Riverhead Farmer’s Market Riverhead. Welcome 2017/2018 Winter Season at the Riverhead Farmers Market! The Riverhead Farmers Market is back and this year we are so excited to announce that LI Greenmarket Inc. has agreed to take over Market operations to help ensure our growth and sustainability! 10 am – 2 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • Pure North Fork: New Year’s Eve 2018 – Singing & DJ’ing, Riverhead. Excited to be doing something different musically this year for NYE! Join me at Pure North Fork 5:00-8:00 for my normal routine and then hang out from 9:00-1:00 am while I DJ in the bar! 5 pm – 1 am. Details.
  • Halyard Restaurant: New Year’s Eve Wine Dinner with Sparkling Pointe, Greenport. Come ring in the New Year at The Halyard! Drink fine bubbly wines from North Fork’s Sparkling Pointe Vineyards paired alongside this special seasonal four course tasting menu by Chef Galen Zamarra. 7 – 9 pm. Details.
  • Halyard Restaurant: New Year’s Eve Ball at The Halyard, Greenport. Ring in the New Year and dance the night away by the sounds of crashing waves and live music at The Halyard! Enjoy passed canapés from 9pm – 10:30pm and a midnight toast with Sparkling Pointe bubbly. 9 pm – 1 am. Details.
  • First and South: Sparkling New Year’s Eve, Greenport. We’ll have our classic menu alongside some new cuts of meat, local fresh cut vegetables, and sustainable seafood. DJ Henry Oh will start spinning at 8:00 PM through the ball drop. 8 pm – 2 am Details.
  • Greenport American Legion: New Year’s Eve Grand Opening Fundraiser, Greenport. Join us in celebration! When the ball drops at midnight the Greenport American Legion is re-born! Music by Jukebox Live! This 5 piece band plays music from the 60’s and beyond. Their own DJ will keep things rocking between sets. Wear your dancing shoes! 21 and over. 8 pm – 2:30 am Details.
  • Jedediah Hawkins Inn: A Sparkling New Year’s Eve at Jedediah Hawkins InnJamesportJoin us at Jedediah Hawkins Inn again this year for our New Year’s Eve party. Early Seating is a 3 course prix fixe dinner from 5 pm for $75++ Late Seating is a 4 course prix fixe dinner from 9 pm for $125. Celebrate the ball drop with Sparkling Pointe’s Brut and dance to The Trevor Davison Trio., 5 pm – 1 am. Details.
  • Long Island Aquarium: Fishes and Wishes, Riverhead Ring in the New Year with your family. Buffet dinner, DJ & Dancing, Cash bar, plus the Aquarium. A mock-Midnight toast a 10:30pm. Details.
  • Hotel Indigo: A New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery @ Hotel Indigo with Sparkling Pointe Toast, Riverhead Dine. Dance. Deduce? A New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery – Show, Dinner and Dance at Hotel Indigo East End. 7pm-1am. Details.

Live Music

Friday

  • Lieb CellarsCutchogueThe Second Hands. Limited seating. Reservations highly recommended. 1-3 pm. Details.

Saturday

Sunday

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday 

  • VSOP Projects: Winter Salon, Greenport. Please join us for a Winter Salon exhibition at VSOP Projects. This is a rare opportunity to collect affordably priced artworks by more than 25 legendary artists from the North Fork, the Hamptons, and Long Island. Open to the public and all are welcome. 6 – 9 pm Details.

Saturday

  • VSOP Projects: Winter Salon, Greenport. Please join us for a Winter Salon exhibition at VSOP Projects. This is a rare opportunity to collect affordably priced artworks by more than 25 legendary artists from the North Fork, the Hamptons, and Long Island. Open to the public and all are welcome. 6 – 9 pm Details.
  • East End Arts: Pop Up Artisan Collective, Riverhead. In conjunction with the annual Holiday Gift Boutique, EEA is offering additional artisan shopping in the historic Fresh Pond School House – a recently renovated, charming one room school house located on the grounds of EEA. This is an opportunity for holiday shoppers to purchase showcased work of all types in a more intimate setting. 12 – 5 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • East End Seaport MuseumGreenport. New and refreshed exhibits.  11 am – 5 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
  • 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

Sunday

Ongoing: Check out all our beaches and parks.