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A Psychic; Stargazing in the Vines; 'Hamptons' Restaurant Week & More

This weekend on the North Fork a psychic shares his skills at Village Cheese Shop on Love Lane, while Laurel Lake Vineyards brings the Custer Observatory to its beautiful grounds for stargazing. A restaurant week branded 'Hamptons' nonetheless includes three top notch North Fork restaurants: Noah's, Touch of Venice, and Legends. Three courses for less than $30! Two new art exhibits open, one with a reception. A world class pianist comes to Jamesport. Oysterponds Historical Society continues its winter lecture series. So much is #HappeningOnTheNorthFork!

The Highlights

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Food, Farm & Vineyard

Visit with a psychic at Village Cheese Shop; savor chocolate at Bridge Lane; enjoy restaurant week prices at Noah's, Touch of Venice and Legends.

Live Music

Enjoy a Carnegie Hall-level piano concert at Jamesport Meeting House and more than a dozen other concerts this weekend.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Two new exhibits open, one with a reception. Learn local history or about creating a pollinator garden. Visit our galleries, enjoy a film.

History

Enjoy the second in Oysterponds Historical Society's winter lecture series.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Stargaze at Custer or Laurel Lake Vineyards.

Food, Farm and Vineyard

Saturday 

  • Lieb Cellars Oregon Road: Village Cheese Shop Pop UpCutchogue. Join Michael Affatato in the library for delicious cheese and wine pairings. 2-6 pm. Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards: Winemaker's WalkCutchogue. Tour and tasting; starts at 1 pm. Details
  • Shinn Estates Vineyard & Farmhouse: ToursMattituck offers a couple of ways to experience wine and wine making. Walk the vineyard with Barbara Shinn, Learn about sustainable, organic and Biodynamic winegrowing. Taste four wines. 1:30 to 2:30 pm, Details. Prefer to be indoors? Tour the winery and barrel center starting at 2:30, also involving a taste of four wines. Details.
  • Village Cheese Shop: An Evening with Psychic Medium Jim Fargiano, Love Lane. Hear about Jim's psychic abilities and listen to him connect with the spirit world. Because of the intimate size of this gathering, each guest will have the opportunity to speak with Jim and ask him questions. Enjoy gourmet cheeses, cured meats, fruit and bread included with your ticket. Wine, beer and coffee available for purchase. Jim will also have autographed copies of his book available for sale. Paid reservations required. 6-8 pm. Details.
  • Bridge Lane: Hamptons Chocolate Factory Pop Up Shop, Mattituck. Sweet deliciousness. 2-5 pm. Details.

Sunday: 'Hamptons' Restaurant Week Starts

  • Noah's: Restaurant Week Prix Fixe, Greenport. North Fork freshness for $27.95/3 courses. Details.
  • Touch of Venice: Restaurant Week Prix Fixe, Cutchogue. North Fork freshness for $27.95/3 courses. Details.
  • Legends: Restaurant Week Prix Fixe, New Suffolk. North Fork freshness for $27.95/3 courses. Details.
  • Shinn Estates Vineyard & Farmhouse: ToursMattituck offers a couple of ways to experience wine and wine making. Walk the vineyard with Barbara Shinn, Learn about sustainable, organic and Biodynamic winegrowing. Taste four wines. 1:30 to 2:30 pm, Details. Prefer to be indoors? Tour the winery and barrel center starting at 2:30, also involving a taste of four wines.  Details.
Live Music

Friday:

  • North Fork Roasting CoSouthold. Open Mic music. 6-9 pm. Details. 
  • Lieb Cellars Oregon Road, Cutchogue.  Derek Gerard and Robin Sidor, 6-9 pm. Details.  

Saturday: 

  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. Matt Summers, 1-4 pm. Details
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicBangers & Mash, 5-8 pm. Details
  • Raphael Vineyard, PeconicApril Rain, 1-4 pm. Details
  • Pindar, PeconicJen Kane, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Lieb Cellars Oregon Road, Cutchogue.  Jeff Leblanc, 3-5 pm Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards, Cutchogue.  Cabaret with Marguerite Volonts, 2-4 pm.  Details.
  • Laurel Lake VineyardsLaurelThe Still Life, 1-4 pm. Details
  • Clovis PointLaurelBruce MacDonald, 1:30-5:30 pm. Details 
  • Jason's Vineyard, JamesportGeorge Barry, 2-6 pm. Details.
  • Jamesport Meeting House, Jamesport. The much-acclaimed pianist Magdalena Baczewska will present a program including works by Frédéric Chopin and our own Peter Susser. 7:30 pm. Details.

Sunday

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday

  • Art Exhibit Opening and Reception, Cutchogue. The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild hosts a two weekend juried art show. Max Moran judges. Free refreshments, 5-7 pm.  Details.
  • Matinee Film: The 33Mattituck-Laurel Library. "Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days. " 1:30 pm. Details. 
  • Art Exhibit OpensMattituck-Laurel Library. Annual Student Exhibit of Mattituck high school. A mixture of art portfolio projects from grades 9-12, completed under the direction art teachers Dina Rose, Michael Jablonski, and Tiffany Pelczar. The exhibition will include drawings, paintings, ceramics, and digital photography, and will feature artwork from students who participate in NYSATA Art Portfolio. Details.

Saturday

  • Spring Juried Art Show & SaleCutchogue. The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild hosts a two weekend juried art show. Max Moran judges. 10 am-5 pm.  Details.
  • Creating a Pollinator Garden, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library. Master Gardener Sherry Thomas shows slides of beautiful gardens that protect and encourage our pollinators. Learn about the most dangerous invasive species. 10-11 am. Details.

Sunday 

  • Oysterponds Historical Society: “Highlights of the Collection”, Peconic Landing. Museum curator Bill McNaught will cast his light and extensive knowledge of both the breadth and quality of the Collection. “The selection of objects are based on two simple criteria: each one is an excellent example of its kind, or it has special relevance to this particular place,” offers McNaught. 3 pm. Details
  • Spring Juried Art Show & SaleCutchogue. The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild hosts a two weekend juried art show. Max Moran judges. 10 am-5 pm.  Details.

Ongoing

  • Greenport Harbor Brewing: Ikons and HeroesGreenport. Artists Oliver Peterson of Water Mill and Case Jernigan of Brooklyn exhibit together. Peterson "is a multidisciplinary artist, finding inspiration in diverse subject matter- graffiti,  literature, politics, religion, medicine, advertising and modern heroic figures." Jernigan "uses cut paper as his primary medium and his simple imagery is a  juxtaposition to the mixed media works of Peterson."  Through April 17. Open Fri-Sat 2-7 pm and Sun 12-6pm. Details.
  • Nova Constellatio GalleryGreenport. Exhibiting these paintings. Thurs-Sat 11-5, Sun 12-5. Details.
  • Sirens' Song Gallery, Greenport.  Sat-Mon. 12:30-6 pm. Details.
  • Gallery M.  Greenport. Open 11-7 Weekend Days.  Details.
  • South Street GalleryGreenportSibylle Pfaffenbichler, new works. Fri-Mon, Noon-5 pm Details. 
  • Floyd Memorial LibraryGreenportGreenport Student ArtOpen when the library is. Details.
  • Southold LibrarySouthold. TBA. Open when the library isDetails
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards, CutchogueTwo exhibits:  Jazz Horse Series by Candace Eaton series through Jan. 7, and Pomme© by Artist Robert Perez. Open when the tasting room isDetails.
  • Jacqueline Penney Gallery & StudioCutchogue. A huge collection of the artist's acrylic landscapes and other works.  Open year round. Details.
  • Cutchogue Library GalleryCutchogueSolo Show by Tom Lulevitch. 51 paintings, gyclee, water guilded gold leaf on medieval style sun dials, portable sundial diptychs and ornamental crosses. Include several panoramas of various NoFo vineyards and farms. Each piece is done with egg oil on traditional gessoed panels with gold or silver leaf frames, all hand made by the artist. Through March 31.  Open when the library isDetails.
  • Alex Ferrone Gallery: Aerial ObservationsCutchogue. By Alex Ferrone. Through April 30. Th - Sun 11 am - 6 pm (5 pm Sundays); or by appointment. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel Library GalleryMattituck. Opening Friday, Annual Student Exhibit of Mattituck high school. A mixture of art portfolio projects from grades 9-12, completed under the direction art teachers Dina Rose, Michael Jablonski, and Tiffany Pelczar. The exhibition will include drawings, paintings, ceramics, and digital photography, and will feature artwork from students who participate in NYSATA Art Portfolio.  Details.
  • Clovis Point WineryLaurelGood Ground Artists. "Good Ground" was the original name for Hampton Bays. The group is thirty five artists of both the South and North Forks. Through April 10. 11 am - 5 pm. Details.
  • Rosalie Dimon GalleryJamesport. Paintings by Patricia Feiler and drawings by Jeanette Martone. Open Wed. - Sun., noon to 10 pm. Through May 4. Details.
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Artist in ResidenceSound Avenue. Martha Clara Vineyards displays the work of Alexandra Katharine Adams. See some of her art hereDetails.

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.

History

Sunday

  • Oysterponds Historical Society: “Highlights of the Collection”Peconic Landing. Museum curator Bill McNaught will cast his light and extensive knowledge of both the breadth and quality of the Collection. “The selection of objects are based on two simple criteria: each one is an excellent example of its kind, or it has special relevance to this particular place,” offers McNaught. 3 pm. Details.

Ongoing

  • Shelter Island Historical SocietyShelter Island. Museum open Sat and Sun 10am-2pm. Details
  • Fire Fighter MuseumGreenport. The Fire Fighter is a famous and historic fireboat open for free tours Saturday and Sunday from 11 to 5. Details.
  • The East End Seaport MuseumGreenport. The museum boasts an array of exhibits on the maritime heritage of the area, including displays on the Greenport menhaden fishing industry, the oyster industry, lighthouse lenses, a model ship of the USS Ohio, and more. Sat & Sun 1-6 pm. Details
  • Southold Indian MuseumSouthold. A rich collection of primarily Algonquin art and artifacts. Sunday 1-4:30 pm. Details.
Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Saturday

  • Custer Observatory: StargazingSouthold. Enjoy our dark skies at the oldest public observatory on Long Island. From Dark-Midnight. Details
  • Laurel Lake Vineyards: StargazingLaurel. Laurel Lake teams up with Custer to take advantage of our dark skies, 7:30-9:30 pm. Details

 

Ongoing

  • Orient Beach State ParkOrient Point, offers a huge range of outdoor activities, including canoeing, hiking, paddle boarding, and swimming. Details.
  • Harbor Cruises, sailboatGreenport. Sail the harbor on the Virgin Star and check out the tall ships from sea; the expert crew will give historical background on each ship. Newly built 52’ Virgin Star is a large spacious trimaran that offers a comfortable stable sail, USCG certified for 47 passengers.  1:30-3 pm; 3:30-5 pm; 6:30-8:30 pm (Sunset Sail). Details.