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Christmas in Cutchogue, Holiday Market at Borghese, Macari Wine Dinner at PAW PAW, Nutcracker at Peconic Ballet Theater

The Highlights

Friday December 8 - Sunday December 10

Friday enjoy Noah’s on the Road Food Truck at Moustache Brewery, or head to Alex Ferrone Gallery in Cutchogue for the last day of the small works exhibit “Water.” Saturday enjoy a 9 course farm to table dinner paired with local Macari Wines prepared by Chef Taylor Knapp at PAW PAW Pop Up in Greenport. Look shop local at Borghese Vineyards Holiday Market with pop up shops by North Fork Art Collective and others. Get into the Christmas spirit Saturday at the Cutchogue Fire Department where Santa will arrive in his helicopter, and on Sunday with “A Christmas Carol” at Peconic Landing in Greenport and the Nutcracker at Peconic Ballet Theatre in Riverhead.

The Listings 

Friday December 8 - Sunday December 10

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.)

Macari Wines at Paw Paw Pop Up in Greenport, Eat Drink & Be Sparkling at Sparkling Pointe, Borghese Holiday Market, Christmas in Cutchogue with the North Fork Chamber of Commerce, Mulled Wine & Cookies at Pindar Vineyards, DIY Aromatherapy at North Fork Shala Yoga. Tours, tastings and more.

Live Music

Lez Zeppelin at Suffolk Theatre, Lots of concerts, indoors, outdoors, at vineyards & more.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Opening Reception of Helmut at Original Greenport Harbor Brewing, Winter Salon at VSOP Art & Design Projects, “Water: Small Works 2017” at Alex Ferrone Gallery; ongoing gallery exhibits.

History

Holiday Fair & Show House at Southold Historical Society, Holiday Open House at the Railroad Museum of Long Island, Tree Lighting with the Cutchogue – New Suffolk Historical Society, 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 

  • Moustache Brewing Co: Food Truck Friday with Noah's, Riverhead. Join us for food truck Friday with our friends from noah's who will be serving up soups and sliders perfect for the chilly weather. 3 – 8 pm. Details.
  • The Tap Room at Corey Creek: Holiday Centerpiece Workshop, Southold. Join us for a Holiday Centerpiece Workshop with Kim Jackson Reeves Design at the Tap Room at Corey Creek on Friday, December 8th from 7-9pm. Craft your own holiday centerpiece, enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and sip a complimentary glass of wine for $50! Cash wine bar also available. 7 - 9 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 Julia King from 6-9pm. Details.

Saturday

  • PAW PAW Pop Up: Macari Wines at PAW PAW, Greenport. Chef Taylor Knapp has designed an exciting tasting menu that will feature local, seasonally-focused dishes paired with our wines. Seating is very limited, make your reservation today! 5:30 – 8:30 pm. Details.
  • Borghese Vineyard: Borghese Holiday Market, Cutchogue. Join us Saturday, December 9th for our Holiday Market in The Gallery hosted by North Fork Art Collective at Borghese Vineyard from 12pm-5pm! There will be multiple local artisans selling their work, mulled wine and cheeses, fresh oysters and scallops from Harvest Moon Shellfish. There will be live music by Julia King from 12-2 pm followed by Robin Sidor Music from 2-5pm. 12 – 5 pm. Details.
  • Sparkling Pointe: Eat, Drink, & Be Sparkling: Holiday Pie by Four & Blackbirds, Southold. Holiday Pie by Four & Twenty Blackbirds. $15 includes Glass of Cuvee Carnaval Blanc pairded with a slice of Salty Honey Pie, A Four & Twenty Blackbirds cult favorite, addictive and unique, A special addition to any holiday table, Sweet, fragrant honey custard finished with a touch of flake sea salt for a perfect balance – life changing. 12 - 4 pm. Details.
  • My Pulse, My Passion: Cookies with Santa, Southold. Story time and cookies with Santa! Join us for a fun event to get you in the holiday spirit. 5 pm. Details.
  • North Fork Chamber of Commerce: Christmas in Cutchogue, Cutchogue. Yes, it's time for Christmas in Cutchogue once again! Join the North Fork Chamber of Commerce and the Cutchogue Fire Department in this grand holiday tradition. Enjoy a fun magic show in the fire house at 9:30am and then welcome Santa Claus' arrival by helicopter at 10:30 am just across the street. 9:30 am – 12 pm. Details.
  • THE GIVING ROOM: Heal - The Documentary, Southold. HEAL, the new documentary directed, written, and produced by Kelly Noonan Gores, supports the idea that we have more control over our health than we’ve been previously taught. 6 – 7:30 pm. Details.
  • The Halyard Restaurant: Trevor Davison Live in the Piano Bar, Greenport. Gather around the piano at The Halyard's newly restored Piano Bar. 7  – 10 pm. Details.
  • Zuhoski Farms: Santa Clause is Coming To Zuhoski Farms Cutchogue. Friday after Thanksgiving and Saturdays and Sundays thereafter Come down to the farm and visit with Santa. 9:30 am – 12 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 sustainibility! 10 am – 2 pm. Details.

Sunday 

  • North Fork Yoga Shala: DIY Aromatherapy Holiday Gifts & Holiday Cheer Greenport. Make aromatherapy products for everyone on your list! Join us for some treats and holiday cheer too. 1 – 3:30 pm Details.
  • First and South: Jazzy Brunch with Alberto Bengolea, Greenport. Join us for some mimosas and snazzy jazz with Argentinian musician, Alberto Bengolea. 1 pm Details.
  • Zuhoski Farms: Santa Clause is Coming To Zuhoski Farms Cutchogue. Friday after Thanksgiving and Saturdays and Sundays thereafter Come down to the farm and visit with Santa. 9:30 am – 12 pm. Details.
  • Bistro 72: Holiday Brunch with Santa, Riverhead. Every Sunday from November 26 through December 17, Bistro 72 will host Santa for our special Holiday Brunch from 11 am – 3 pm. A photo with Santa and a lovely brunch with family and friends will be just the way to put you in a festive mood! 11 am Details.
  • Pindar: Complimentary Hot Mulled Wine & Cookies, PeconicEnjoy complimentary hot mulled wine and cookies on weekends in December until Christmas Eve. Shop our beautiful wine basket selection and taste wines amid Holiday festivities. 11 am – 5:30 pm. Details.

Live Music

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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.
  • Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery: Water- Small Works National Juried Charitable Exhibit, Cutchogue. The Water - Small Works 2017 national juried charitable exhibition opens on Small Business Saturday, November 25 from 6-8pm. The juror, architect, gallerist, and planner, Glynis Berry has selected 35 artists with 55 photographic works about water in all forms - representational and abstract, how precious, powerful, beautiful, or messy it can be. All works are affordably framed 12" or smaller for perfectly sized gifts of original art for the Holidays. Ten percent of sales proceeds will benefit Hurricane Harvey relief. 11 – 5pm Details.

Saturday

  • Original Greenport Harbor Brewery: Helmut Art Showcase Opening Reception, Greenport. On Saturday, December 9th, Greenport Harbor Brewing Company will host their latest exhibition, “Helmut,” featuring the artwork of Greenport artist Shannon Guyer in her debut solo exhibition. 7 – 9 pm Details.
  • Floyd Memorial Library: Book Signing, Roselle Borrelli, Greenport. I'll be giving a presentation on my book at the Greenport Library. I've asked Hugh Prestwood to bring his guitar and sing a duet with me in closing; the song he wrote about our house. Books will be on sale. Hope you will join me. 3 – 5 pm Details.
  • 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.
  • Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild, Inc.: Holiday Open House, Cutchogue. Holiday Open House. Wide range of gifts: fine art, pottery, knitted and crochet items, photography, jewelry and handmade ornaments. Refreshments will be served10 am – 5 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.
  • East End Arts: Holiday Gift Boutique, Riverhead. Annual Holiday Gift Boutique November 11 - December 24, 2017 at East End Arts Gallery, 133 East Main Street, Riverhead NY - Grand Opening: Saturday, November 11. Unique, artistic, one-of-a-kind, handmade gifts, perfect for gift-giving during the holiday season. All made by local artists. 12 - 5 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • Peconic Landing: A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play, Greenport. Peconic Landing will present Joe Landry’s, A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play, on Sunday, December 10th at 2:00 PM in the Community Center at Peconic Landing. 2 – 3:30 pm. Details.
  • Peconic Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker, Riverhead. A must see beloved Holiday tradition for all to see! It is time to get swept off your feet as you journey with Clara and her Nutcracker Prince through the Land of the Sweets. 5 - 7 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.

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

  • Southold Historical Society: Trip to the American Folk Art Museum, Southold. For a special tour of War and Pieced: The Annette Gero Collections of Quilts from Military Fabrics For more information, contact Karen Lund Rooney at (631) 765-5500 & K.Lund@optonline.net 9 am - 4 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Railroad Museum of Long Island: Holiday Open House, Riverhead. Santa welcomes all to the Museum on Saturday & Sunday, December 9 and 10. STOP by and visit with the Jolly Ol' Elf, he arrives each day at 12 noon sharp. 12 - 5 pm. Details. 
  • Southold Historical Society: What the Dickens? Southold. Step into the ageless holiday setting inspired by the writings of Charles Dickens. Take a Christmas stroll through the festively adorned museum complex; accompanied by a Victorian costumed guide. Interact with Dickens vignettes your walk, making you feel as though you've leapt into the pages of a classic tale! 1 - 4 pm. Details.
  • East End Seaport MuseumGreenport. New and refreshed exhibits.  11 am - 5 pm. Details. 

Sunday

  • Railroad Museum of Long Island: Holiday Open House, Greenport. Holiday Open House with Santa at Greenport RMLI, Saturday & Sunday, December 2 & 3. Santa arrives each day on the LIRR "Greenport Scoot!" Come visit the Jolly Ol' Elf!  11:30 am - 3 pm; 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
  • 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.