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Emmy & Grammy Winners, a Barn Dance, Wine 101, Art, Authors and Victorian High Tea

Friday night Borghese Vineyard features Nashville Hall of Famer and Emmy-award winning singer-song writer Hugh Prestwood for an evening of Song and Sangria. Saturday Grammy winners Jay Unger and Molly Mason perform their amazing traditional American music at historic Poquatuck Hall in Orient. Saturday night enjoy traditional American music in another form--join in a barn dance!  Live music of all kinds plays up and down the Fork all weekend. Not into music? Take Wine 101, or learn about China's First Ladies, take in an art opening, meet an author or two, see a film, hike a nature preserve as part of the Bluebird box project, learn to grow a rain garden, join the Tour de Cure.

The Highlights

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Festivals and Charity Events

Pindar Vineyards hosts the 2015 Tour de Cure for Diabetes.

Food, Farm & Vineyard

Join in an old school barn dance on a historic farm; take wine 101; tour vineyards, make wine, enjoy an artist reception.

Live Music

Friday enjoy a Nashville Hall of Famer and Emmy-winning singer/songwriter at Borghese Vineyard; Saturday you can hear Emmy winners at Poqutuck Hall. All weekend long you can enjoy dozens of acts.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

This weekend learn about China's First Ladies, meet a NYT best selling author, meet an artist or two and enjoy a reception, learn about our oceans and local waters and growing a rain garden--many opportunities to feed the mind and soul this weekend.

History

Tour Sylvester Manor and its grounds; enjoy a Victorian High Tea and tour of historic Southold buildings.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Stargaze at an observatory or at a vineyard; explore Mashomack Preserve as part of the Bluebird Project.

Festivals and Charity Events

Saturday

  • Pindar: 2015 Long Island Tour de CurePeconic. Bike ride, not race, to raise money for the American Diabetes Association. Participants travel a route supported from start to finish with rest stops, food to fuel the journey and fans to cheer them on as they raise money to help people with diabetes and their families! All routes Start and End at Pindar. After the ride, stick around for the delicious BBQ lunch, live music, a Health and Wellness Village, massages, kids zone and so much more! All day until 5 pm. Details.

Food, Farm and Vineyard

Friday

  • 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.
  • Pindar: 2015 Long Island Tour de CurePeconic. Bike ride, not race, to raise money for the American Diabetes Association. Participants travel a route supported from start to finish with rest stops, food to fuel the journey and fans to cheer them on as they raise money to help people with diabetes and their families! All routes Start and End at Pindar. After the ride, stick around for the delicious BBQ lunch, live music, a Health and Wellness Village, massages, kids zone and so much more! All day until 5 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.
  • Lieb Cellars: Reception for Artist Max MoranCutchogue. Lieb Cellars opens an exhibit of Moran's work and fetes the artist from 5-7 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.
  • Clovis Point: Yoga in the VinesJamesportStretch and sip, 10:00-11:15 am. Details.
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Wine 101Riverhead east. A class on the basics of wine making, wine tasting, the Long Island wine region, and Martha Clara history. Reservations required, 2-5 pm. Details.
  • Hallockville Museum Farm: Barn Dance!, Riverhead east. East End Livestock and Horseman’s Association presents this evening of family fun with Caller Jim Gregory. 6:30-9 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • 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. 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.
  • Palmer Vineyards: Yoga in the VinesRiverhead East.  Stretch and sip. 10-11 am. Details.

Live Music

Friday

  • Perlman Music Program: Chamber Music Master Class with Paul KatzShelter Island.  Artist-Faculty Paul Katz coaches repertoire by Britten and Faure 7 pm. Details.
  • Claudio's Clam BarGreenportDJ & Dancing, 9:30 pm-1:30 am. 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.
  • Four Doors DownMattituckApril Rain, 9 pm. Details.
  • Pace's DocksideMattituckScott Keller and the Renegades, 6 pm. Details.
  • Bridge Lane: Friday Night VibesMattituckMusic Collective. 5-8 pm. Details.
  • Old Mill InnMattituck. Dave Marsh, 7-9 pm. Details.
  • Dilberto Winery, JamesportHannah and James, 6-9 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Poquatuck Hall, Orient. America's Finest Traditional Music with Grammy winners Jay Unger, Molly Mason and the Josies. 7 pm. Details.
  • Claudio's Clam BarGreenportHot Date, 10 pm-2 am. Details.
  • Corey CreekSoutholdThe ToneKats. 4-8 pm. Details.
  • Duck Walk NorthSoutholdTBA, 12:30-4:30 pm. Details.
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. The Lone Sharks, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • PindarPeconicTommy Sullivan, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard, PeconicTBA. 1 pm. Details.
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicThe Days Beneath Us. 3-6 pm. Details.
  • Pugliese VineyardCutchogueGeorge Barry Acoustic Music, 1:30-5:30 pm. Details.
  • Lieb Cellars Oregon RoadCutchogue.  Ian Petillo Jazz Trio, 2-5 pm. Details. 
  • Vineyard 48Cutchogue. DJ, 1-6 pm. Details.
  • Bridge LaneMattituckNina Et Cetera. 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Old Mill InnMattituckBrothers Pluckers, 7-9 pm. Details.
  • Laurel Lake VineyardsLaurel. Chris Hurley, 1-5 pm. Details.  
  • Clovis PointJamesportThe Park Avenue Gypsies, 2-5:30 pm. Details.
  • Dilberto Winery, Jamesport. Two shows: Danny Keys, 1-4:30 pm, Erin Chase, 6-9 pm. Details.
  • Jamesport Meeting House: Piano Concert, Jamesport. The Italian virtuoso concert pianist Paolo Bartolani presents an exciting program featuring a musical conversation between the 19th century Romantic composer Franz Schubert and contemporary composer Philip Glass. 7:30 pm. Details.
  • Martha Clara Vineyards, Riverhead east. Keith Maguire, 2-5 pm. Details.

Sunday

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday

  • Friday Night Dialogues: Opulent Oceans, Shelter Island. Melanie L. J. Stiassny from the American Museum of Natural History will discuss the book, history and adventure of sea life. 7 pm. Details.
  • Author Event: Dataclysm, Greenport. The Co-founder of OKCupid, Christian Rudder, will be discussing his NY Times bestseller, Dataclysm, followed by a book signing. He will examine what data from social media reveals about human nature in his fascinating and intriguing New York. 4-5 pm. Details.
  • Lecture: What’s New in Marine Species Management and Restoration, Greenport. The talk will discuss various projects either recently completed or currently under way in local waters. Understand the interesting work taking place all around Long Island and how people can get involved. Exciting opportunities range from growing shellfish and helping to restore eelgrass and salt marsh meadows to tracking the movements and breading habits of horse shoe crabs and other important marine species. Hosted in the Little Red Schoolhouse. 7 pm. Details.
  • Art Opening and Reception, Southold. Meet fiber artist Marilyn Bottjer and get the first peek at the exhibit of her hooked rugs, 5:30-7 pm. Details.
  • Creating a Rain Garden, Peconic. A rain garden is easy to install, looks good year-round, requires little maintenance and helps prevent water pollution. Rain gardens are shallow depressions designed to soak up water and support trees, shrubs, and flowers that tolerate both wet and dry conditions. No, it won’t breed mosquitoes. This workshop covers the basics of designing and installing a rain garden with an emphasis on using native plants. 7:30 pm. Details.
  • Matinee Film: American SniperMattituck.  " Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle becomes a legend on the battlefield but, back home after four tours of duty, finds he can’t leave the war behind." 1:30 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Book and Author Luncheon, Shelter Island. The guest speaker is Richard Zoglin, author of Hope: Entertainer of the Century. Hosted at the Shelter Island Yacht Club. Noon-3 pm. Details.
  • Author Event: Crazy About Words, Greenport. Author Joe McKay shares fun and stories about English. 3 pm. Details.
  • Art opening and ReceptionCutchogue. Lieb Cellars opens an exhibit of Max Moran's work and fetes the artist from 5-7 pm. Details.
  • First Ladies of China: Into the LimelightCutchogue. "From the internationally renowned Song sisters (a trio of educated beauties married to the most powerful men in Asia) to Madam Mao and the current president Xi Jinping’s wife, China has never been short of powerful first ladies who rule by glamour and charisma. In this illustrated lecture by Dr. Keming Liu we examine the star turn of Madame Mao and the reigning first lady, framed by historical, cultural, and political insights. Tea and authentic refreshments served." 2 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • Artist's Reception, Mattituck. Meet artist Carol Gold and enjoy her oil paintings, 1-3 pm. Details.

Ongoing

  • Oyster Ponds Historical Society, Orient. Mini-Exhibitions. Thurs, Sat & Sun 2-5 pm;  Details.
  • 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.
  • Greenport Library: The Natural Beauty of Plum Island: Sea, Seals, Sunsets & MoreGreenport. John Sargent, pastels & paint; Robert Lorenz, photographs Exhibit open when the library is, through June 15. Details.
  • South Street GalleryGreenport. Tom Cocotos, Collage.  Open Sat and Sun Noon-5 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.
  • Cosden-Price Gallery: Fiber Artist Marilyn Bottjer, Southold. Bottjer is best known for her colorful and inventive hooked wall hangings, which can depict anything from local and regional buildings and landscapes, to special events and independent creations that appear almost abstract in nature. Bottjer is both an artist and teacher who has offered classes at a variety of prominent institutions, including at the American Folk Art Museum in New York City. Through June 27th, Thurs-Sat, 1-4 pm.  Details.
  • Southold Library: PhotographsSouthold. The library's gallery features Butterflies, photographed by Patrick Haggerty. Open when the library isDetails.
  • 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.
  • The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild, Cutchogue. Group show. M-Sa 10 am-5 pm; Sun noon-5 pm. Details.
  • Cutchogue Library GalleryCutchogue,   Group show, Portraits and Figures. Open when the library is.   Details.
  • Alex Ferrone Gallery: Group Photography ShowCutchogueSpring into Collecting features 10 award winning regional artists showing an eclectic mix of new black & white and color photographs of varied artistic styles and subject matter.  Through June 6; 11 am - 5 pm. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel LibraryMattituck.  Coastal Visions, oil paintings by Carol Gold. Reception on June 14, 1-3 pm. 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.
  • Martha Clara VineyardsRiverhead East. Artist in Residence: Sara Dora. Now through June 30 Details.

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.

History

Saturday

  • Sylvester Manor House ToursShelter Island.  The house tours are guided and require reservations.  From the website: "Sylvester Manor is a former provisioning plantation, set up in 1652 on fertile soil at the head of a protected harbor on Shelter Island, New York. Originally owned by an English/Dutch sugar consortium to supply the triangle trade, and operated by enslaved Africans and indentured or paid Native American and European laborers, it has in the last two centuries also been an enlightenment-era farm serving regional markets and the country estate of one of America’s first food industrialists, Eben Norton Horsford, inventor of baking powder and the father of modern food chemistry..." More history here.  12-3 pm Details.

Sunday

  • Victorian High Tea and Tour, Southold. Celebrate the 375th Anniversary of with a Victorian High Tea and a tour of the Southold Historical Society museum complex. 1-3 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Saturday

  • Mashomack Preserve: Bluebird Nest Box Walk, Shelter Island. Meet at the Visitors Center at Mashomack Preserve and walk the Red Trail to North and South Fields where Dr. Zitek will explain the Nest Box Project – natural history, banding, cameras and results. Open nest boxes, see Eastern Bluebird and Tree Swallow eggs and nestlings. 10 am. Details.
  • 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