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Bring the Kids! North Fork Foodie Tour; Hallockville Fall Festival; Apple Fest at Harbes

The Highlights

Friday September 9 - Sunday September 11

Three big events this weekend are very family friendly: The 36th Annual Fall Festival and Craft Show at Hallockville; the Apple Festival at Harbes Orchard and the North Fork Foodie Tour, a self-guided behind the scenes tour of over 20 North Fork farms.

Kid-free grown ups have lots of choices too. The vineyards offer a range of classes, tours, tastings, live music, and even a car show--BMWs only. Interesting lectures inform on interstellar travel and on colony collapse disorder; several art galleries host opening, closing and simply meet-the-artists receptions.

The Listings 

Friday September 9 - Sunday September 11

(Click a category title to drop down to the full listings for that type of event, or just scroll)

Food, Farm & Vineyard

Big events: the Hallockville Museum Farm Festival & Craft Show; the Apple Festival at Harbes Orchard; the North Fork Foodie Tour. Smaller ones: wine class at Laurel Lake Vineyards and at Palmer Vineyards; paint & sip at Martha Clara; BMWs & Country Day at Pindar; Winemaker for the Day at Sannino. Plus the usual tours & tastings.

Live Music

Dozens of shows. One unique event: Symphony Sunday at Pellegrini Vineyards--the organ is really cool.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Art opening, closing, and meet the artist receptions; interesting talks on interstellar propulsion and on colony collapse disorder (bees).

History

Tour historic buildings, including as part of Hallockville's fall fest.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Cruise to Bug Light; star gaze at Custer.

Food, Farm and Vineyard

[These listings include events at farms, restaurants, vineyards & breweries, except that live music only events are listed by venue in 'Live Music' below this section]

Saturday

  • Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard: Vine to Wine TourPeconic. Sannino offers the most comprehensive wine tour in the region during a 1.5 hr tour, or you can take any slice of it in a half hour session. Up first is the viticulture half hour, followed by a tour of the production facility, followed by the barrel seller tour. The tour will be given by owner and winemaker, Anthony Sannino. Tour includes wine tasting, cheese plate and special discounts. Reservations required. 1-2:30 pm, or 1-1:30, 1:30-2, 2-2:30. Details.
  • Pindar Vineyards: Country DayPeconic. Bring your boots and get ready to dance! The country-pop band Six Gun plays the Pavilion from 2-6 pm. A pit BBQ food truck from 12-6 pm. Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards: Winemaker's WalkCutchogue. Tour and tasting; starts at 1 pm. Details
  • Shinn Estates Vineyard & Farmhouse: Tours & Barrel TastingMattituck. Shine Estates 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 barrel center starting at 2:30, and sample Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot among others, plus cheeses. Details.
  • Harbes Orchard: Apple Festival, Sound Avenue. Apple picking; Apple Cider Donut eating contest; apple rolling competition; pumpkin picking, great foods, wine tastings, hayrides, pony rides, vendors and additional children’s activities. 10 am-6 pm. Details.
  • Hallockville Museum Farm: 36th Annual Fall Festival, Sound Avenue. This extraordinary two day festival features high quality arts and crafts--both for sale and as demonstrations; vegetable & farming workshops; a tractor pull, model railroad, live music, food, historic buildings, so much more. Rain or shine. 10 am-5 pm. Details
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Wine Glass Paint & SipSound Avenue. Held in the beautiful Wine Club Lounge; tickets include 2 hand painted glasses per person. Hosted by Potter Designs. 1 pm. Details.
  • Palmer Vineyards: Plant. Pick. Pour. Wine Series 2016-Getting Ready for HarvestSound Avenue. Walk the vineyard with winemaker Miguel Martin, see grapes go from vine to press as you learn the process, taste from the barrel and enjoy small plates in this third installment a four part series of exclusive interactive experiences. Limited to 25 only. 12-3 pm. Details.

Sunday 

  • The North Fork: 10th Annual North Fork Foodie Tour, Start at Charnews Farm, Southold. Pick up your map at Charnews Farm and explore the farms of the North Fork. Go behind the scenes, exploring and learning at over 20 local farms, vineyards and food artisans. Great family fun. 10 am -4 pm. Details
  • Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard: Winemaker for a dayPeconic. Tour the winery, learn the winemaking process, taste Long Island varietals including Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay and more, blend your own custom bottle.  Reservations required. Noon. Details.
  • Pindar Vineyards: BMW Car ShowPeconic. Enjoy an afternoon of beautiful cars, 12-3 pm. Rain date September 18. Details.
  • Laurel Lake Vineyards: Wine 101Laurel. In this class you will learn about different aspects of the Wine Making process from growing the grapes to fermenting the wine to bottling and ultimately doing a tasting. You will be able to ask any questions that you may have, and also learn about different types of wines. 1-3:30 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.
  • Hallockville Museum Farm: 36th Annual Fall FestivalSound Avenue. This extraordinary two day festival features high quality arts and crafts--both for sale and as demonstrations; vegetable & farming workshops; a tractor pull, model railroad, live music, food, historic buildings, so much more. Rain or shine. 10 am-5 pm. Details.
  • Palmer Vineyards: Yoga in the VinesSound Avenue. Start the day right with an hour of yoga in the vines. Last chance. 11 am-Noon. Details
Live Music

Friday

Saturday 

Sunday

  • Billy's by the BayGreenport. TBA. 2-6 pm. Details.
  • Porto BelloGreenportTBA. 2-5 pm. Details
  • Claudio's Clam Bar, Greenport. The Fugitives, 2-6 pm. Details
  • Sound View Restaurant Piano BarGreenportDanny Keys, 6 pm. Details
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicNick Kerzner Duo, 3-6 pm. Details
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. East End Trio, 1-5 pm. Details
  • RaphaelPeconicKeith Maguire, 1-4 pm. Details.
  • The Lenz WineryPeconicTBA, 2-5 pm. Details.
  • PindarPeconicSahara, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Pugliese VineyardsCutchogueGeorge Barry, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Lieb CellarsCutchogueRob Europe, 4-6 pm. Details
  • Pellegrini Vineyards: Symphony Sundays, Cutchogue. Enjoy a performance on a beautiful self-contained orchestral pipe organ carved and painted by hand by Johnny Verbeeck of Antwerp, Belgium. The Verbeeck family is recognized as one of the world’s premier builders and restorers of the organs since 1884. Experience of mechanical music performed with full, rich and harmonious tones in a manner that reflects a time of exuberance and grace. 2-3 pm. Details.
  • Old Mill InnMattituckDan Reyburn, 3-6 pm. Details
  • Laurel Lake VineyardsLaurelSahara, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Clovis PointJamesportTom & Lisa, 1:30-5:30 pm. Details
  • Jason's VineyardJamesportApril Rain,  2-6 pm. Details
Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday

  • Talk: The Colony Collapse Disorder of Bees, Peconic Community Center. Greenport eighth-grader Joe McInnis may have made a break in a case that’s stumped scientists worldwide.   For the past year, Joe has been working with retired Plum Island veterinary pathologist Doug Gregg to determine the cause of colony collapse disorder, a global phenomenon in which adult bees disappear from the colony.  Hear all about their vital research. Sponsored by North Fork Audubon Society. 7:30 pm. Details.
  • Matinee Film: Eye in the SkyMattituck-Laurel Library. "Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare. ." 12:30 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Art Opening & Reception: Art4UFloyd Memorial Library Greenport. Group show: Lisa Baglivi, Kaitlin Beebe, Joni Friedman, Garance, Mary Trentalange, Dena A. Zemsky. Through October 9. 3-5 pm. Details
  • Exhibit: School Girls & Their SamplersAnn Currie-Bell House Gallery Southold. This exhibition tells the story of school girls in the past, as well as the needlework skills of other women over the years. Wed, Sat & Sun 1-4 pm. Details
  • Exhibit: Water, Water Everywhere, Reichert Family Center & Gallery Southold. Works from  Julia Wickham, Thomas Currie-Bell, Caroline Bell, Harriet Fitz, Lemuel Wiles, Joseph Hartranft, Annie Young, William S. Davis, Otto Kurth, John Hasselmann, Bob Muller, William Bartels, Helene Young. 1-4 pm. Through September 24. Details.
  • Talk: Can We Reach the Stars, and Will They Care?, Custer Observatory Southold. Greg Matloff & C Bangs present. Matloff is an interstellar propulsion expert and is advising the $100 million project to send a probe to Alpha Centauri (Breakthrough StarShot). Talk includes video, books, and more. 7:30 pm. Details.
  • Artists Reception: Anne Johann & Bruce Guiltier, Rosalie Dimon Gallery Jamesport.  Meet the artists, enjoy the show. Local wines and artisanal cheeses will be served.  Additionally, the Jamesport Manor Inn offers a Sunset & Spirits Prix Fixe dinner. 3-5 pm. Details.
  • Closing Reception: Abstract Women, William Riis Gallery Jamesport.  Join the artists and others who appreciate the arts at the William Ris Gallery, the newest arts destination on the North Fork of Long Island, NY. Meet Anahi DeCanio, Martha McAleer, Anne, Raymond, Marilyn Weiss. Adjacent to the Sherwood House Vineyards tasting room. 4-7 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • Exhibit: School Girls & Their SamplersAnn Currie-Bell House Gallery Southold. This exhibition tells the story of school girls in the past, as well as the needlework skills of other women over the years. Wed, Sat & Sun 1-4 pm. Details

Ongoing 

  • Greenport Harbor Brewing: Rock & Roll MachineGreenport. The artwork of Greenport native Tom Dash, including several new pieces. Working mainly with acrylic and collage, Dash’s output summons cultural images and icons to comment on societal issues, music and pop culture themes. His pieces often feature hot rods, motorcycles and models, filtered through grainy, washed-out neon colors. Open when the tasting room is. Through September 30.  Details.
  • Floyd Memorial Library: Art4UGreenport. Group show: Lisa Baglivi, Kaitlin Beebe, Joni Friedman, Garance, Mary Trentalange, Dena A. Zemsky. Through October 9. Open when the library isDetails
  • 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 GalleryGreenport.  Fri-Mon, Noon-5 pm Details.   
  • Kapell GalleryGreenportDaniel Hauben. Gorgeous new paintings of North Fork subjects. Details.
  • Southold LibrarySoutholdPaintings by the late Jim Murphy.  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. The gallery showcases local painters, sculptors, photographers, potters, jewelers, craft masters. Exhibit open 10 am- 5 pm. Details
  • Cutchogue Library GalleryCutchoguePaintings of Seascapes and Boats by Pat Feiler. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Alex Ferrone GalleryCutchoguePhoto-Technic II. Noted master printmaker, Dan Welden is exhibiting works he created using his own developed technique, Solarplate Etching. Photographers, Gerry Giliberti and Lois Youmans are including works of Gelatin Silver Chloride contact prints as well as Transfer prints on plaster, respectively. Through September 25. Th - Sun 11 am - 6 pm (5 pm Sundays); or by appointment. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel Library GalleryMattituckIn Our Own Backyard, Photos by Kathy Pasca, captured solely here on the North Fork, many of which were literally taken in her backyard in Mattituck. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Clovis Point WineryJamesport. Showing Nella Khanis. Experience of both American and Russian cultures bring a special quality to her artistic vision. She feels that she has a Russian accent in speech and visual art. Through August 20th. 11 am- 6pm. Details.
  • Rosalie Dimon GalleryJamesport. Works by Anne Johann & Bruce Gualtieri. Open Wed. - Sun., noon to 10 pm. Through November 3. Details 
  • William Ris Gallery East: Abstract WomenJamesport.  Anahi DeCanio, Marilyn Weiss, Martha McAllen and Anne Raymond are four talented artists in the Hamptons art scene, exhibiting at the new William Ris gallery adjacent to the Sherwood House Vineyards tasting room.  Details.

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.

History

Saturday 

  • Oysterponds Historical SocietyOrient. Exhibits at the Village House and the Schoolhouse, 2-5 pm. Details
  • Stirling Historical Society Museum of GreenportGreenport. The Museum is open 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Blacksmith's ShopGreenport. Watch old school metalwork. 11 am - 5 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
  • 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.
  • Southold Historical Society Museum ComplexSouthold. Tour several historic buildings, enjoy new exhibits including a Civil War banner and a Linotype Machine. 1-4 pm Details.
  • Anne Currie-Bell House Gallery: School Girls & Their Samplers, Southold. This exhibition tells the story of school girls in the past, as well as the needlework skills of other women over the years. Wed, Sat & Sun 1-4 pm. Details
  • Historic BuildingsCutchogue Village Green. The Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Society maintains several buildings and host tours. 1-4 pm. Details

Sunday 

  • Oysterponds Historical SocietyOrient. Exhibits at the Village House and the Schoolhouse, 2-5 pm. Details
  • Stirling Historical Society Museum of GreenportGreenport. The Museum is open 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
  • 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.
  • Southold Historical Society Museum ComplexSouthold. Tour several historic buildings, enjoy new exhibits including a Civil War banner and a Linotype Machine. 1-4 pm Details.
  • Anne Currie-Bell House Gallery: School Girls & Their Samplers, Southold. This exhibition tells the story of school girls in the past, as well as the needlework skills of other women over the years. Wed, Sat & Sun 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Southold Indian MuseumSouthold. A rich collection of primarily Algonquin art and artifacts. Sunday 1-4:30 pm. Details.  
  • Historic BuildingsCutchogue Village Green. The Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Society maintains several buildings and host tours. 1-4 pm. Details.
Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Saturday 

  • Long Beach Bar "Bug" Lighthouse CruiseGreenport. The East End Seaport Museum cruises you out to Bug Light and gives you a tour. 4-6 pm. Details
  • StargazingCuster Institute Southold. The oldest observatory in Long Island shows you the heavens. 8 pm. Details

Sunday

  • Open Air YogaSouthold. The Southold Historical Society hosts yoga instructors from The Giving Room to offer a introductory class in a beautiful setting. 8 am. Details

Ongoing