Widgets Magazine

Art, Artisans, History, Music, the 38th Annual Love Lane Street Fair, the 58th Annual Shelter Island Fireworks, More

Celebrate and explore Southold's history--we're 375 this year--at an Art & Artisan Festival, or at the new exhibit at the Southold Indian Museum, or by witnessing the launch of a re-created historic racing yacht. The Southold Historical Society's Maple Lane complex opens, as does a new exhibit at the Oysterponds Historical Society. Enjoy an old fashioned street fair, or savor special tastings and tours at our vineyards and farms. Fireworks explode on Saturday on Shelter Island and in Jamesport.

With 56 live music shows this weekend, you're bound to find at least one you really want to hear.

The arts offerings are almost as varied: Enjoy a talk by a rock & roll photographer and see his pictures of the famous; learn about the past, present and future of our oyster industry; see John Slattery's God's Pocket and chat with him; meet authors and artists; laugh yourself silly at comedy performances; take in new art and history exhibits.

The Highlights

(Click a title to reach the full listings for that type of event)

Fireworks and Carnivals

Missed fireworks last week? You have two chances this weekend. Also, enjoy an art and artisan fair; an old fashioned street fair, and a festival of antique power machines and farming.

Food, Farm & Vineyard

Special tours, tastings, and yoga in the vines.

Live Music

14 shows Friday; 22 on Saturday; 22 more on Sunday. Classical, jazz, blues, acoustic rock, local originals, more.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Nature talks, author events, film screenings, art openings, a staged reading--a dizzying array of choices.

History

The Maple Lane Complex opens; the Southold Indian Museum's summer exhibit opens; the Invader II launches, Southold: Then and Now opens.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Cruise Greenport harbor on a beautiful sailboat; gaze at stars or hire a charter boat or go hiking  or go to the beach. Options!

Fireworks and Carnivals

Friday

  • Jamesport Fire Department Carnival, Jamesport. Midway, rides, vendors. Lots of fun for the whole family! 7 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • 58th Annual Shelter Island 4th of July Fireworks, Shelter Island. Shelter Island fireworks are a week late, by tradition. Head to Crescent Beach, enjoy the beach and the show. People gather with picnics throughout the afternoon, fireworks after dark. Details.
  • Southold 375 Art and Artisan Fair, SoutholdSouthold and its First Presbyterian Church turn 375 this year, having both been founded by the Reverend Young in 1640. As part of its year of celebration the church is hosting a spectacular fair on Saturday. 100 artists and artisans to exhibit. There will be music, refreshments, and tours of our historic church and cemetery. All proceeds are in support of local, national and international outreach and service. 11 am-5 pm. Details.
  • 38th Annual Love Lane Street Fair, Love Lane. Old fashioned street fair, live music, vendors, little Mr. & Miss Mattituck. 9 am - 4 pm. Details.
  • Jamesport Fire Department Carnival, Jamesport. Midway, rides, vendors. Lots of fun for the whole family! 7 pm. Fireworks at 10 pm. Details
  • 23rd annual Long Island Antique Power Association Farming Event, Sound Avenue. Large & small antique engine display; garden & large tractor pull; kids corner; Marty Himes race car museum display; more. 10 am- 5 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • 23rd annual Long Island Antique Power Association Farming Event, Sound Avenue. Large & small antique engine display; garden & large tractor pull; kids corner; Marty Himes race car museum display; more. 10 am- 5 pm. Details.
Food, Farm and Vineyard

Friday

  • Charnews Farm: The Herb Garden with Heather CusackSoutholdThe herb garden is in full bloom, and this class will focus on various plants as they flower and go to seed. Learn the basics of using herbs for salves, tinctures and teas that benefit various systems in the human body. Complete medicines started at the June program. 10-11:30 am. Details.
  • The Old Field Vineyards: Tastings by the BaySouthold. Taste wines with the winemaker/owner overlooking the only Bayfront vineyard.  Discuss growing techniques out in the fields, winemaking, and history of this almost 100 year old family farm. Includes five wines and an individual cheese plate. Two seatings, only 8 places per seating, call for reservations. Noon, 2:30 pm.  Details.
  • Osprey's Dominion: Paint and SipPeconic. Enjoy wine while creating a masterpiece5-8 pm. Details.
  • Love Lane: Lombardi's Pizza on the Roanoke PiazzaMattituck. Friday evenings drop in at Roanoke's Love Lane Tasting room order a pie, enjoy a glass of wine while Lombardi's fires up your Gabby's special and delivers it to you on the Piazza. Gabby and Lauren created a Neapolitan pizza specially to pair with the 2012 Marco Tulio. 4-6:30 pm. Details.

Saturday: 

  • One Woman Wines & Vineyards: Tasting Under the StarsSouthold. Going into its fifth year, enjoy an outdoor movie, a bonfire, s’mores, as well a telescope to view the night sky! Everything is lit by candlelight so as not to disturb your view of the stars (or planets!). Bring your own food & get ready for an absolutely memorable night! 6-10 pm. Details
  • The Old Field Vineyards: Tastings by the BaySouthold. Taste wines with the winemaker/owner overlooking the only Bayfront vineyard.  Discuss growing techniques out in the fields, winemaking, and history of this almost 100 year old family farm. Includes five wines and an individual cheese plate. Two seatings, only 8 places per seating, call for reservations. Noon, 2:30 pm.  Details.
  • Old Field Vineyard: Sustainable Agricultural TourSouthold. Walk the vineyard and winery with Vineyard Manager/Assistant Winemaker Perry. Learn how our vines are grown and what sustainable practices we use. Know how your glass of wine is made. Rain cancels. Reservations recommended. 12:15-2 pm. Details.
  • Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard: Vine To Wine TourPeconic. The most comprehensive wine tour in the region, at the first custom winemaking center on the North Fork, hosted  by Anthony Sannino, owner and winemaker.  Reservations required. 1 pm. Details.
  • Sang Lee: Yoga on the Farm, Peconic. Tour the farm with Karen Lee, taste the latest selections from the Sang Lee Kitchen, talk about our history and the daily rhythm of the farm. 11 am-12:30 pm. Details.
  • Sang Lee: Tour, Taste, Talk, Peconic. Tour the farm with Karen Lee, taste the latest selections from the Sang Lee Kitchen, talk about our history and the daily rhythm of the farm. 11 am-12:30 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.
  • Martha Clara: Wine 101Sound Avenue. A class offered to get you started on your wine loving journey! The basics of wine making, wine tasting, the Long Island wine region, and the history of Martha Clara. Seats are limited and must be reserved in advance. 10 am. Details.

Sunday

  • The Old Field Vineyards: Tastings by the BaySouthold. Taste wines with the winemaker/owner overlooking the only Bayfront vineyard.  Discuss growing techniques out in the fields, winemaking, and history of this almost 100 year old family farm. Includes five wines and an individual cheese plate. Two seatings, only 8 places per seating, call for reservations. Noon, 2:30 pm.  Details.
  • The Old Field Vineyards: Historical TourSouthold. Experience the history of this farm, unchanged for over 150 years, with the owner Chris Baiz. See the Old Park Hotel (now the family’s private home) and enjoy the magnificent Bay views. Tour the dairy barn turned wine cellar, see the 1850’s ice house and the old Tavern building (now Perry’s home), along with the property’s wonderful specimen trees. Rain cancels. Reservations recommended. 1:30-3:30 pm. Details.
  • Bedell: Barrel Tastings, The Art of BlendingCutchogue. Blending is crucial to the Bedell winemaking process. From Taste to Musée, many of its signature Artist Series wines are unique blends meticulously crafted each year. Discover the blending techniques and how even small amounts of wine can influence a larger blend. Our Cellar Master, Marin Brennan, will host a tasting based around this concept, including a sparkling wine welcome and a selection of local cheeses. Limited seating; RSVP. 1 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 at 2:30, also involving a taste of four wines. Details.
Live Music

Friday

  • Perlman Music Program: Open Chorus Rehearsal, Shelter Island. Maestro Patrick Romano and The Perlman Music Program Summer Music School Chorus invite you to attend a PMP chorus rehearsal. 5 pm. Details
  • Perlman Works in Progress Concert, Shelter Island. The Perlman Music Program’s exceptional students will present a free concert of classical masterworks, 7:30 pm. Details.
  • Claudio's Clam BarGreenportDJ & Dancing, 9:30 pm-1:30 am. Details.
  • A Lure: Live MusicSoutholdNina Et Cetera. 6-9 pm. Details.
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. George Tebbitt, 5-8 pm. Details
  • Pindar: Sunset FridaysPeconicJen Kane, 6-8 pm. Details
  • Lenz Winery, Peconic. Dallas Garvin, 5-8 pm. Details.
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicJon Divello. 6-9 pm. Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards, Cutchogue.  Song and Sangria with Nashville Hall of Famer and Emmy Award-winning songwriter Hugh Prestwood, 5:30-7:30 pm.  Details.
  • Touch of VeniceCutchogueTBA. 6-9 pm. Details.
  • Old Mill InnMattituckBrother Pluckers, 8-11 pm. Details.
  • Four Doors DownMattituckMixed Nuts, 8 pm. Details.
  • Dilberto Winery, JamesportErin Chase, 6-9 pm. Details.
  • Palmer VineyardsRiverhead East.  TBA. 4-8 pm. Details.

Saturday: 

  • Perlman Works in Progress Concert, Shelter Island. The Perlman Music Program’s exceptional students will present a free concert of classical masterworks, 7:00 pm. Details.
  • Claudio's Clam BarGreenport. Two Shows: Copy Cat 2-6 pm and Hot Date, 10 pm - 2 am. Details
  • Southold Presbyterian Church: Organ, Piano and Vocal Concert, Southold. Co-hosted by the Southold Historical Society and the Southold Presbyterian Church, will feature organ, piano, and vocal pieces. 8 pm. Details.
  • Duck Walk NorthSoutholdTBA, 12:30-4:30 pm. Details.
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. East End Trio, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • PindarPeconicMark Eisemann1-5 pm. Details.
  • Lenz Winery, Peconic. Southold Slim, 2-5 pm. Details.
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicThe Hoodoo Loungers. 3-6 pm. Details.
  • Raphael Vineyard, Peconic. Jeff Simmons Band, 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Pugliese Vineyards, CutchogueTBA. 2-6 pm. Details.
  • Coffee Pot Cellars, The Buzz: Original Music, Local Musicians. Cutchogue. This week: Bryan Downey, Fred Raimondo, and Jean-Paul Vest. 7-10 pm. Details.
  • Vineyard 48Cutchogue. DJ, 1-6 pm. Details.
  • Lieb Cellars Oregon RoadCutchogue.  Jon Divello. 1-4 pm Details.
  • Four Doors DownMattituckRomeo's Dream, 8:30 pm. Details.
  • Bridge LaneMattituckPoints East. 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Old Mill InnMattituckPoints East, 7-9 pm. Details.
  • Laurel Lake VineyardsLaurel. Joe Hampton, 1-5 pm. Details.  
  • Clovis PointJamesport. Bob Blatchley, 2-5:30 pm. Details.
  • Jason's Vineyard, Jamesport. George Barry  1-5 pmDetails.
  • Dilberto Winery, Jamesport. Two shows: Danny Keys, 1-4:30 pm, Erin Chase, 6-9 pm. Details.
  • Palmer VineyardsRiverhead East.  TBA. 2-6 pm. Details.
  • Martha Clara Vineyards, Riverhead east. Bobby Nathan Band, 1-4 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • Sylvester Manor: Second Sunday Summer Strings, Shelter Island. Penny & John Kerr with John Cadwallader. Singer/songwriter and fingerstyle guitarist Penny Kerr is joined by her husband John on double bass and John Cadwallader on guitar for roots based music with hints of Jazz. 5-7 pm. Details.
  • Ram's Head Inn: Summer Jazz SeriesShelter IslandJane Hastay with special guests. 6-9:30 pm. Details
  • Perlman Family Concert, Shelter Island. Merry Peckham, along with students, fellows, and faculty, introduces the world of classical music through popular songs, fun skits, and colorful costumes. Afterwards, young audience members take part in the “Instrument Petting Zoo” with coaching from PMP students. Kids of all ages leave with coloring books, juice boxes, and big smiles. 11:30 am. Details.
  • Claudio's Clam BarGreenportDouble Play, 2-6 pm. Details.
  • Sparkling PointeSoutholdAlex Cough Jazz Duo, performing jazz standards and bossa nova classics. 2-5 pm. Details.
  • A LureSoutholdThe Lucky Tones, 5-8 pm. Details.
  • Duck Walk NorthSoutholdTBA, 12:30-4:30 pm. Details.
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. Chantilly Whiskey, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • PindarPeconicTommy Sullivan, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Lenz Winery, Peconic. The Earthtones, 2-5 pm. Details.
  • Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard, PeconicTBA. 1 pm. Details.
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconic. Nina Et Cetera, 2-5 pm.  Details.
  • Raphael Vineyard, Peconic. Keith Maguire 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Lieb Cellars Oregon RoadCutchogue.  Jeff LeBlanc. 1-4 pm Details.
  • Pugliese VineyardsCutchogueTBA. 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Vineyard 48Cutchogue. Live DJ, 1-6 pm. Details.
  • Laurel Lake VineyardsLaurel. George Tebbitt, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Clovis PointJamesportMichael Hollis, 1:30-5 pm. Details.
  • Jason's Vineyard, Jamesport. TBA  1-5 pmDetails.
  • Dilberto Winery, Jamesport. Danny Keys, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Palmer VineyardsRiverhead East.  TBA. 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Martha Clara Vineyards, Riverhead east. 2 Man Acoustical Jam, 1-5 pm. Details.
Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday

  • Talk: Oysters on the East End: Past, Present and Future, Greenport. Cornell Cooperate Extension's  Gregg Rivara, presents the oyster industry of the past, what it has become and thoughts on the future of shellfish farming on the East End. “Locally-produced oysters are an important part of the locavore movement, whether served in an upscale restaurant, paired with local wines in a vineyard setting or slurped with an East End beer overlooking the water,” said Mr. Rivara. In the historic Little Red Schoolhouse. 7 pm. Details.
  • Talk: "The Turtle with the Clown Lips" A Natural & Cultural History of the Diamondback Terrapin, Peconic. John Turner presents, hosted by North Fork Audubon Society. 7:30 pm. Details.
  • Book Presentation and Signing: Water Towers of the North Fork, Cutchogue. Local History Librarian Mariella Ostroski presents her book, Water Towers of the North Fork of Long Island. In the 1800s and early 1900s the North Fork’s landscape was dotted with water towers that supplied water to homes and farms. In the 1960s local watercolor artist Ovella Long captured their beauty and diverseness, paintings which were later donated to the Library. Mrs. Ostroski has created a breathtaking compilation of Long’s work, and will discuss her extensive research on the towers as well as update us on their current condition. 6:30 pm. Details.
  • Matinee Film: Iron GiantMattituck.  "In this animated film, a giant robot from outer space crash lands on earth, and a young boy tries to protect his robot friend." 1:30 pm. Details.
  • Artist Reception: Lois LevyMattituck. Meet the artist and view her exhibit of paintings and mixed media entitled “Variations on a Dream” 5-6:45 pm.  Details.
  • Comedy Night at Laurel Lake Vineyards, Laurel. Featuring comedians John Consoli and Eric Haft, and delicious food by CJ’s American Grill. 6:30-9 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Exhibit opens: The Works of William Steeple Davis, Orient. "The Oysterponds Historical Society's summer exhibit opens. Oysterponds artist William Steeple Davis (1884-1961) spent virtually all of his life in Orient. The Oysterponds Historical Society has an enormous amount of his work in various media, including photographs, most depicting Oysterponds and spanning more than half a century. Not only do these demonstrate his skill as a photographer, they also document Oysterponds in the first half of the twentieth century. The exhibition will concentrate on his work in painting and photography beginning when he was thirteen years old, and presents a sampling of the subjects that interested him most." Through September. Discussion at 9 am; Thurs, Fri and Sat 2-5 pm. Details.
  • Chip Bryant, Vaudevillian Silent Clown, Shelter Island. Family fun under the tent! 11 am. Details.
  • MFI: Screening of God's Pocket and Q&A with John Slattery, Greenport. Peconic Landing and the Manhattan Film Institute present a screening of the film "God's Pocket" with award winning actor, director, and writer John Slattery. Known for his roles in Iron Man 3, Mad Men, and Arrested Development, Slattery will discuss his latest directed film, God's Pocket. A blue collar worker tries to cover up his stepson's mysterious death, but things become difficult when a reporter won't let the story die. Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christina Hendricks, and many other talented actors. 7:30-9:30 pm. Details.
  • Author Event: Word Nerd, Greenport. John D. Williams reading, signing/Q&A his book Word Nerd, on the obsessions, madness, and glory of the SCRABBLE® culture. 3 pm. Details.
  • Exhibit Opens: Southold Paintings, Then and Now, Southold. Historic paintings of the North Fork juxtaposed by contemporary works that depict similar or identical scenes, highlighting the changing landscapes and cityscapes over the decades. In some cases the older paintings span as far back as 100 years, making the differences between them and the modern works even more striking. Through October 11, 2015, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday, 1-4pm. Details.
  • A Staged Reading: Elizabeth Freeman, Southold. Elizabeth Freeman was among the first black slaves in Massachusetts to file a “freedom suit” and win in court under the 1780 constitution, with a ruling that slavery was illegal. A staged reading performed by local community actors. Historical research, script, and narration by Alan Stewart. 11 am. Details.
  • Comedy: Lithology Brewery Beer Tasting & The IPA Improv Comedy Troupe, Southold. The Custer Institute hosts. Lithology Brewing will be offering tastings for our guests 21 and over with proper ID. They will be pouring 4 oz tastings of 2-3 varieties of their beer. This will be followed by the IPA Cmedy Troupe. IPA Comedy is a live improvised comedy group located on Long Island, NY. Their performances are in the vein of "Whose Line is it Anyway" with a focus on audience interaction. This is their 2nd appearance at Custer!  7:30 pm. Details.
  • The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild: Arts and Craft FairCutchogue. Indoor/Outdoor 10 am-5 pm. Details.
  • Talk & Photographs: It's Only Rock and RollCutchogue. Photojournalist/Artist Thomas Monaster talks about his experience photographing Bob Dylan, John Lennon, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Pop Artist Tony Bennett and others. Photographs will be on display. View his photos on his “Musical Legends” website. Registration Required. 3 pm. Details
  • Jamesport Fire Department Carnival, Jamesport. Midway, rides, vendors. Lots of fun for the whole family! 7 pm. Fireworks at 10 pm. Details.
  • Author Event: Wine in Words, Aquebogue. Paumanok Vineyards hosts Lettie Teague, the wine columnist for the Wall Street Journal, as she reads and signs copies of her new book. 12-3 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • Gallery Talk: "Translucent", Cutchogue. Alex Ferrone Gallery hosts a gallery talk and lunch featuring the artists exhibiting Translucent. Reservations Required. 1-3 pm. Details.

Ongoing

  • Oyster Ponds Historical Society, Orient. Mini-Exhibitions. Thurs, Sat & Sun 2-5 pm;  Details.
  • Mr. Gallery at Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Shop, Orient.  Contact Paintings by Aubrey Mayer. This new gallery's first show. 7 days a week, open when the pie shop isDetails.
  • Shelter Island LibraryShelter Island.  Plum Island Paintings and Photographs. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Greenport Harbor Brewing: Message On A BottleGreenport. The exhibit features East Hampton artist Scott Bluedorn's sketches that led up to the brewery’s surreal labels on their recently released bottles. The show will include prints of Bluedorn’s original label art as well as design sketches and other works unrelated to the labels. On view through July 20th. Friday 3-7 pm, Sat & Sun 12-7 pm. Details.
  • Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. Paintings of Gary Parker. A local marine “realist” painter who paints the impressions of what he sees and how he experiences color. Through July 31. Open Mon-Fri 9:30 am - 8 pm, Sat 9:30 am - 5 pm, Sun 1 pm - 5 pm. Details.
  • South Street GalleryGreenport. Tom Cocotos, Collage.  Open Sat and Sun Noon-5 pm.  Details.
  • Nova Constellatio Gallery, Greenport. Exhibiting On the Water, new paintings by Isabelle Haran-Leonardi. Thurs-Sat 11-5, Sun 12-5. Details.
  • Sirens' Song Gallery, Greenport.  Vitamin Sea, featuring the work of artist-in-residence Caroline Waloski and artists JoAnn Dumas, Andrea Cote, Isabelle Osinski, Anneli Arms. The sea related theme syncs with the “Tall Ships” weekend event. This exhibit will be up through July. Sat-Mon. 12:30-6 pm. Details.
  • Cindy Pease Roe Studio & Gallery, Greenport. Open by appointment. Details.
  • Gallery M.  Greenport. Open 11-7 Weekend Days.  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 Library: PhotographsSouthold. Photography of Jessie Hagerman. Through August 31. Open when the library isDetails
  • Mayne Gallery: Southold Paintings, Then and Now, Southold. Historic paintings of the North Fork juxtaposed by contemporary works that depict similar or identical scenes, highlighting the changing landscapes and cityscapes over the decades. In some cases the older paintings span as far back as 100 years, making the differences between them and the modern works even more striking. Through October 11, 2015, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday, 1-4pm. Details.
  • Horton Point LighthouseSouthold. The Horton Point Lighthouse, originally laid out by George Washington, hosts a museum featuring nautical and maritime artifacts. Enjoy the views from the tower, and the “Tale of a Whale” display. Sat & Sun 11:30-4 pm. Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards, CutchogueThree exhibits:  Springtime Art by Jeffrey Abrams & Chris Stavropolis,  Music through the eyes of Photographer Stephen Lang, and The Fine Art of Wine by photographer Richard Ritter.  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.
  • The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild, Cutchogue. Group show. M-Sa 10 am-5 pm; Sun noon-5 pm. Details.
  • Cutchogue Library GalleryCutchogue History Exhibit: Cutchogue New Suffolk Historical Society Jim Grathwohl. Open when the library is.  Details.
  • Alex Ferrone Gallery: TranslucentCutchogueTranslucent eatures curious works by regional award-winning photographers Karen Bell and Ennid Berger. Bell prints combined photographic images of nature on airy layers of vellum over paper. Berger is exhibiting luminous images that have captured the energy and mass of her botanical subjects on light sensitive paper. 11 am - 5 pm. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel LibraryMattituck.   Variations on a Dream. Paintings and Mixed Media by Lois Levy. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Rosalie Dimon Gallery: Photography and Stained GlassJamesport. Showing the photography of Katherine Liepe-Levinson and stained glass works by Maria Daddino. Reception on May 17. Through July 29. Wed. - Sun., noon to 10 pm. Details.

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.

History

Friday

  • Launch of Invader II, Greenport. This beautifully re-created, historic wooden yacht will be launched at Hanff's Boat Yard. Bear witness to the resurgence of custom yacht building on eastern Long Island. The second new-build to emerge from the shop floor of Wooden Boat Works Inc., the 48-foot 1930s era 8-meter class racing sloop Invader II will glide down the railway with celebratory fanfare. 5 pm.  Details.
  • Hallockville Museum Farm: Tour 1765 HomesteadRiverhead East. This informative tour features the interior spaces of the 1765 Homestead, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn the history of the Hallock family and the many facets of farming life on Sound Avenue. Tour includes the historic Homestead Barn and takes about 45-50 minutes. tours are at 12:30pm or 3:00pm. Details.
  • Hallockville Museum Farm: Early 1900’s Immigrant Farmer TourRiverhead East. Tour the interior spaces including the Cichanowicz Farmhouse, Trubisz House and Naugles Barn, that all tell the story of the Eastern European immigrant farmers that settled on the East End. 1:45-2 pm Details.

Saturday 

  • Exhibit opens: The Works of William Steeple Davis, Orient. "The Oysterponds Historical Society's summer exhibit opens. Oysterponds artist William Steeple Davis (1884-1961) spent virtually all of his life in Orient. The Oysterponds Historical Society has an enormous amount of his work in various media, including photographs, most depicting Oysterponds and spanning more than half a century. Not only do these demonstrate his skill as a photographer, they also document Oysterponds in the first half of the twentieth century. The exhibition will concentrate on his work in painting and photography beginning when he was thirteen years old, and presents a sampling of the subjects that interested him most." Through September. Discussion at 9 am; Thurs, Fri and Sat 2-5 pm. Details.
  • Art and Artisan Fair, Southold. Southold and its First Presbyterian Church turn 375 this year, having both been founded by the Reverend Young in 1640. As part of its year of celebration the church is hosting a spectacular fair on Saturday. 100 artists and artisans to exhibit. There will be music, refreshments, and tours of our historic church and cemetery. All proceeds are in support of local, national and international outreach and service. 11 am-5 pm. Details.
  • Southold Historical Society: Maple Lane Complex Opens to the Public for the Season, Southold. Bring out the family and enjoy a tour of our grounds, including the Ann Currie-Bell House, Thomas Moore House, Pine Neck Barn and many other buildings. Open Sat, Sun, and Wed, 1-4pm. Details.
  • Mayne Gallery: Southold Paintings, Then and Now, Southold. Historic paintings of the North Fork juxtaposed by contemporary works that depict similar or identical scenes, highlighting the changing landscapes and cityscapes over the decades. In some cases the older paintings span as far back as 100 years, making the differences between them and the modern works even more striking. Through October 11, 2015, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday, 1-4pm. Details
  • Hallockville Museum Farm: Tour 1765 HomesteadSound Avenue. This informative tour features the interior spaces of the 1765 Homestead, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn the history of the Hallock family and the many facets of farming life on Sound Avenue. Tour includes the historic Homestead Barn and takes about 45-50 minutes. tours are at 12:30pm or 3:00pm. Details.
  • Hallockville Museum Farm: Early 1900’s Immigrant Farmer TourSound Avenue. Tour the interior spaces including the Cichanowicz Farmhouse, Trubisz House and Naugles Barn, that all tell the story of the Eastern European immigrant farmers that settled on the East End. 1:45-2 pm Details.

Sunday

  • Southold Indian Museum Summer Exhibit Opens: Native American Shell Fishers on Long Island, Pre- and Post-Contact, Southold. Lithic, ceramic, shell, and bone artifacts associated with Long Island Native American activity in harvesting and cooking shellfish and other animals both pre- and post-contact with Europeans. 3-5 pm. Details.

Ongoing

  • Oyster Ponds Historical SocietyOrient. The OHS has multiple galleries in several buildings, exhibiting works from four centuries. Thurs, Sat and Sun 2-5 pm;  Details.
  • Shelter Island Historical SocietyShelter Island. Museum open Sat and Sun 10am-2pm. Details
  • Stirling Historical Society: Margaret Ireland House MuseumGreenport. The museum is open. Sat- Sun 1-4 pm. 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.  Large permanent collection  includes the largest collection of Algonquin ceramic pottery and other treasures. Sunday 1-4:30 pm. Details.
  • Mayne Gallery: Southold Paintings, Then and Now, Southold. Historic paintings of the North Fork juxtaposed by contemporary works that depict similar or identical scenes, highlighting the changing landscapes and cityscapes over the decades. In some cases the older paintings span as far back as 100 years, making the differences between them and the modern works even more striking. Through October 11, 2015, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday, 1-4pm. Details
  • Southold Historical Society: Maple Lane Complex Opens, Southold. Bring out the family and enjoy a tour of our grounds, including the Ann Currie-Bell House, Thomas Moore House, Pine Neck Barn and many other buildings. Open Sat, Sun, and Wed, 1-4pm. Details.
  • Horton Point LighthouseSouthold. The Horton Point Lighthouse, originally laid out by George Washington, hosts a museum featuring nautical and maritime artifacts. Enjoy the views from the tower, and the “Tale of a Whale” display. Sat & Sun 11:30-4 pm. Details.
  • Historic buildings and Carriage House Gift ShopCutchogue. Open to the public for the start of the season. Located on the hamlet's 'town' green. Sat, Sun & Mon 1-4 pm Details.
  • Cutchogue Library GalleryCutchogue History Exhibit: Cutchogue New Suffolk Historical Society Jim Grathwohl. Open when the library is.  Details.
Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Saturday

  • One Woman Wines & Vineyards: Tasting Under the StarsSouthold. Going into its fifth year, enjoy an outdoor movie, a bonfire, s’mores, as well a telescope to view the night sky! Everything is lit by candlelight so as not to disturb your view of the stars (or planets!). Bring your own food & get ready for an absolutely memorable night! 6-10 pm. Details.
  • The Custer Institute: StargazingSouthold. The oldest public observatory is open for viewing, weather permitting. Note, viewing is best with less moon. This summer Saturn, Jupiter and Venus are easily visible.  Here's the moon calendar.  8 pm - midnight. Details.

Ongoing

  • Orient Beach State ParkOrient Point, offers a huge range of outdoor activities, including canoeing, hiking, paddle boarding, and swimming. Details.
  • Harbor Cruises, sailboat, Greenport. 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.