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Greenport Gallery Walk & Installation Unveiling; Classic Cars, Camelot, More

Experience the North Fork’s deep artistic present and heritage via a Greenport Gallery Walk and installation unveiling, a look inside the Old Town Arts and Crafts Guild in Cutchogue and our many other galleries. Check out classic cars, see a musical before its run ends, taste wine under the stars. Explore an old cemetery to look into our history, join in a traditional contra dance, enjoy a concert, meet an author… the options just go on and on. Don’t forget to simply be here too, enjoying our fresh salt air, beautiful vistas, walkable hamlets and sunny beaches.

The Highlights

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Community Yard Sales for a Cause

Both the Hallockville Museum Farm and the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Societies host large yard sales, proceeds partially benefiting both organizations.

Food, Farm & Vineyard

Yoga, classic sports cars and tasting under the stars are just a few of the special events at our vineyards and farms this weekend.

Live Music

Musicians of all sorts play in venues of all sorts; outside, inside, afternoon, evening and late night.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Greenport artists open their galleries for a walking tour. Camelot closes this weekend, be sure to see it. Join in a contra dance; meet an author; enjoy poems at brunch.

History

Tour an old cemetery; explore our many historic buildings.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Stargaze at an observatory or at a vineyard; learn about carnivorous plants; birdwatch.

Community Yard Sales for a Cause

Saturday

  • Hallockville Museum Farm: Community Yard Sale, Riverhead East. Shop dozens of vendors selling furniture, antiques, collectibles, household items, memorabilia, tools and more- truly something for everyone. Sat. 8 am-2pm. Details.
  • Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical SocietyCommunity Yard Sale, Cutchogue. Shop many vendors, 8 am-4 pm. Rain date Sunday May 31. Details.

Sunday

  • Hallockville Museum Farm: Community Yard Sale, Riverhead East. Shop dozens of vendors selling furniture, antiques, collectibles, household items, memorabilia, tools and more- truly something for everyone. Sun 9am-4pm. 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.
  • Sang Lee Farms: Extraordinary Herbs, and Gourmet GardnerPeconic. On Saturdays Sang Lee Farms offers two terrific classes. Extraordinary Herbs features herbalist Heather Cusack who teaches you to plant, harvest, and use herbs. Gourmet Gardner teaches you to grow heirloom and specialty varieties of vegetables, giving you the tools you need to plant and tend to them in your home garden. 10-11 am, and 11 am-noon. 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.
  • 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.

Sunday

  • Pugliese Vineyard: Classic Sports Cars, Cutchogue. Nearly 30 pre-1990 foreign sports cars will cruise into Pugliese. Check out the cars, meet the drivers. Circa 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.

Live Music

Friday

  • Claudio's Clam BarGreenportDJ & Dancing, 9:30 pm-1:30 am. Details.
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicJon Divello. 6-9 pm. Bonus: Noah’s on the Road food truck, 3-8 pm. Details.
  • Pugliese VineyardCutchogueGeorge Barry Acoustic Music, 1:30-5:30 pm. Details.
  • Lieb Cellars Bridge Lane Tasting RoomMattituckRob Europe. 6-9 pm. Details.
  • Mattituck Library: Old Time Fiddle, Banjo, etc., Mattituck. Edith & Bennett, 7:30-8:30 pm. Details.
  • Old Mill InnMattituckBrother Pluckers, 8 pm. Details.
  • Dilberto Winery, JamesportErin Chase, 6-9 pm. Details.

Saturday

Sunday

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday

  • Brunch Poems, Greenport.Brunch Poems with Vivian Eyre features American poet, Galway Kinnell 10:30am. Details.
  • Matinee Film: BirdmanMattituck.  "A washed-up actor, and former movie superhero, tries to reclaim his past glory on Broadway." 1:30 pm. Details.
  • Musical Theater: CamelotMattituck. Closing weekend! The North Fork Community Theater stages the beloved Tony award-winning musical. Visit the age of chivalry and the tumultuous love triangle between King Arthur, Queen Guenevere, and Sir Lancelot. A doomed romance, a yearning for the once and future better world and magical music define a show for the ages and the entire family. 8 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Sylvester Manor Contra Dance, Shelter Island. East Enders have long celebrated the turning of the seasons with music and dancing in the barn. Sylvester Manor’s crew of farmer-musicians will rock into the night with fiddles and banjos afire. This dance is open to all comers, no experience necessary. Ages 6-106 will have a great time. 7-10 pm. Details.
  • Greenport Gallery Walk, Greenport. Featuring six artists and their galleries, including Cindy Pease Roe, Hector de Cordova, Nova Constallatio, South Street Gallery and Framers, The Sirens Song Gallery, and Greenport Harbor Brewing gallery. 2-6 pm.  Details.
  • Art Installation Unveiling, Greenport. Andrea Cotes’s site-specific art project presenting Greenport through the artful eyes of families who have called Greenport home for generations. Unveiling and opening ceremony. 5:00pm. Details.
  • Author Event, Cutchogue. Izzy Doroski chats and signs copies of The Inverted Mask. 2 pm. Details.
  • Musical Theater: CamelotMattituck. Closing weekend! The North Fork Community Theater stages the beloved Tony award-winning musical. Visit the age of chivalry and the tumultuous love triangle between King Arthur, Queen Guenevere, and Sir Lancelot. A doomed romance, a yearning for the once and future better world and magical music define a show for the ages and the entire family. 8 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • Musical Theater: CamelotMattituck. Last performance! The North Fork Community Theater stages the beloved Tony award-winning musical. Visit the age of chivalry and the tumultuous love triangle between King Arthur, Queen Guenevere, and Sir Lancelot. A doomed romance, a yearning for the once and future better world and magical music define a show for the ages and the entire family. 2:30 pm. Details.

Ongoing

  • Oyster Ponds Historical Society, Orient. Mini-Exhibitions. Thurs, Sat & Sun 2-5 pm;  Details.
  • Shelter Island LibraryShelter Island.  A Portrait of Walter. An in process visual book about the mysterious history of her father's WWII experience.  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: Plum Island Painting & Photography, Southold. The Southold Historical Society's second 2015 exhibit features the collaborative work of John Sargent & Robert Lorenz that reveals the natural beauty of Plum island to the general public. Through May 30th, 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; Reception on May 9. 11 am - 5 pm. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel LibraryMattituck.  Painting and sculpture of Gina Gilmour. 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: Kat McCabe. See some of her work. Now through May 31st. Details. Kat will be having a "Meet the Artist" in the Tasting Room on Sunday, May 17th from 1pm-5pm.

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.

History

Friday

  • Tour Willow Hill Cemetery, Southold. Melissa Andruski leads. Several Southold families from the 19th century to the present day rest here. Use Lower Road entrance. Rain cancels. 10 am. 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.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Friday

  • Tour Willow Hill Cemetery, Southold. Melissa Andruski leads. Several Southold families from the 19th century to the present day rest here. Use Lower Road entrance. Rain cancels. 10 am. 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 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.
  • Downs Farm Preserve: Carnivorous Plants, Cutchogue. Eric Kunz of SEEMORE CARNIVOROUS GARDENS, Long Island’s premier carnivorous plant nursery, unlocks the mysteries of these unique and endangered oddities of the plant kingdom.  Learn how they trap and devour their prey and the important role they play in the environment.  Take home your very own carnivorous plant! Please bring a straight-sided water bottle. 10-11:30 am. Details.

Sunday

  • Mashomack Preserve: May-gration Bird WalksShelter Island. Warblers in their colorful breeding plumage, as well as other long distance travelers use Mashomack as a critical resting and refueling stop. These neotropical migrants are in decline. Come see these disappearing birds and learn how you can help stop their demise. Identify by sight and by ear and document all the birds which are seen and heard. All birding levels welcome, bring binoculars.  7-9 am. Details.
  • Classic Sports Car Cruise along the Whole North Fork, Cutchogue. Pre-1990 foreign sports cars are meeting up at Riverhead DMV 10 am, and cruising East. The route will run along the bay and then along the sound, all the way to Orient. If you have one these cars, follow the link to register, otherwise, keep your eyes peeled for the show. The cruise at Pugliese Vineyards in Cutchogue around 1 pm. Details.

Ongoing