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Greenport Maritime Festival, Snoopy Comes to Harbes, Nassau Point Garden Tour

The Highlights

Friday September 23 - Sunday September 25

The Greenport Maritime Festival is so fun some 40,000 people come to enjoy--you should join in too, all weekend long. This year is the 50th Anniversary of The Great Pumpkin, and Snoopy is coming to Harbes' Pumpkin Patch to celebrate. Meet him on Saturday afternoon. Saturday afternoon you can also explore a beautiful three acre property on exclusive Nassau Point, experiencing gorgeous private gardens, to benefit the Garden Conservancy. And so much more...

The Listings 

Friday September 23 - Sunday September 25

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Greenport's 26th Maritime Festival

Get all the details on this annual Don't Miss event.

Food, Farm & Vineyard

The Land and Sea Gala, tasting under the stars, Meet Snoopy, tours & tastings galore.

Live Music

Dozens of concerts.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Outdoor family film, interesting talks, ongoing art exhibits.

History

Discover Victorian mourning rituals, tour historic buildings

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Family movie night under the stars, garden tour, lighthouse tour, stargazing.

Greenport's 26th Maritime Festival

Friday

  • The Land and Sea GalaGreenport Yacht and Ship Building. The East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation kicks off its fund-raising Maritime Festival weekend with a Land & Sea Gala. Edible East End called the 2015 Gala “…a magical world of food, drink and seafaring memorabilia!” This year's features 23+ restaurants, 3 spirit sponsors, 6+ wineries, and 1 Brewery Sponsor (Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.) Plus a live & Chinese auction. VIP access starts an hour early, and includes live music, a raw bar & exclusive early tent access. (Sponsored by Little Creek Oysters & S.P.A.T.). Get your tickets. Note: The event is under a lux tent on a gravel lot behind Sweet Indulgences, so please wear appropriate shoes. VIP exclusive access 5:30-6:30 pm; General Admission 6:30-9:30 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • The Annual Maritime Festival, Greenport. Start your day with a parade which includes Merry Merfolk,  explore classic seagoing wooden vessels, ice boats, nautical arts and crafts; play old fashioned lawn games and other activities for children and families; enjoy kayak races, music, pirate shows, local produce and seafood, wines and craft beer, and visit Bug Light, our lighthouse. 11 am+. Details.

Sunday

  • The Annual Maritime FestivalGreenport. Start your day at 9 am with the Paul Drum Pirate & Mermaid Breakfast, which funds a summer camp. Explore classic seagoing wooden vessels, ice boats, nautical arts and crafts; play old fashioned lawn games and other activities for children and families; enjoy kayak races, music, pirate shows, local produce and seafood, wines and craft beer, and visit Bug Light, our lighthouse. 11 am-5 pm. Details.
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]

Friday

  • Laurel Lake Vineyards: Paint NightLaurel. A fun night out with family and friends decorating beautiful wine glasses with grape vines. 6 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
  • 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.
  • 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 Family Farm: Meet Snoopy! Snoopy Corn Maze Opens, Mattituck. In honor of the 50th Anniversary of one of the most beloved and unforgettable Peanuts television specials of all time, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”, Peanuts Worldwide and select farms across the United States and Canada are preparing a once-in-a-lifetime celebration. Harbes Farm in Mattituck hosts the one and only Snoopy! Enjoy the new “Snoopy Maze”, plus pumpkin picking, singing hayrides, pig races and children’s activities. Enjoy wine tasting available and great fall foods like hot and cold cider and fresh apple cider donuts. Snoopy noon-4 pm. Details.
  • Diliberto Winery: Vinyasa in the Vines, Jamesport. Join yogi Sheryl Oleksak for yoga in the vines, followed by a wine tasting. 10:15-11:30 am. Details.
  • Palmer Vineyards: Harvest FestivalSound Avenue. Hay rides, live music & local, seasonal food by Chef Anna of Ocean 5 paired with Palmer wine. Every weekend through Oct. 30. Noon-6 pm. Details.

Sunday 

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Laurel Lake Vineyards: End of Summer BBQLaurel. Cooking up, burgers, hot dogs, bbq chicken and ribs, enjoy wine & live music too. 6 pm. Details. 
  • Palmer Vineyards: Harvest FestivalSound Avenue. Hay rides, live music & local, seasonal food by Chef Anna of Ocean 5 paired with Palmer wine. Every weekend through Oct. 30. Noon-5 pm. Details.
Live Music

Friday

Saturday 

Sunday

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday 

  • Family Movie Night Under the Stars: Over the Hedge, Downs Farm Preserve Cutchogue. Bring a blanket & wear your favorite PJ’s for the DreamWorks Animation movie, Over the Hedge. Forest friends face off with a suburban housing development threatening their forest! Contact Jessica Kennelly at 631-765-6450 ext. 215 or jkennelly@eastendenvironment.org for reservations & info. 7-8:30 pm. Details.
  • Matinee Film: Hologram for the KingMattituck-Laurel Library. "A failed American sales rep looks to recoup his losses by traveling to Saudi Arabia and selling his company’s product to a wealthy monarch." 12:30 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • 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 EverywhereReichert 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
  • Southold Opera House: Open House, Southold. Southold's newest cultural institution opens its doors to welcome the community. 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Details.
  • Talk: Equinox, Solstice, Other Seasonal Basics,  Custer Observatory Southold. George Lomaga presents, 6:30 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.  
  • Talk: Italian-Americans: Ancestors’ Journey, Mattituck-Laurel Library. Elena Florenzano explores the regions of Italy where most Italian immigrants in the New York area came from. She explores what these regions were like for your ancestors and why they came to America. Registration is required. 2 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 LibrarySouthold. The works of Melissa Hyatt Desimone.  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 

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.

History

Friday

  • Hallockville Museum Farm: Mourning RitualsSound Avenue. This interactive tour explores the Victorian culture of mourning: the food, fashion, literature and bizarre mourning rituals. Can you decipher the mysterious the symbols of the Angel of Death? How long should a widow mourn and whatever should she wear? Hungry after the wake? A macabre treat will lift your spirits! Tour the Victorian-period interiors of the Homestead with Curator of Education and professional storyteller, Colette Gilbert. This tour will be offered at 12:15, 1:15 and 2:15. Details.

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
  • Hallockville Museum Farm: Mourning RitualsSound Avenue. This interactive tour explores the Victorian culture of mourning: the food, fashion, literature and bizarre mourning rituals. Can you decipher the mysterious the symbols of the Angel of Death? How long should a widow mourn and whatever should she wear? Hungry after the wake? A macabre treat will lift your spirits! Tour the Victorian-period interiors of the Homestead with Curator of Education and professional storyteller, Colette Gilbert. This tour will be offered at 12:15 and 1:15. 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

Friday

  • Family Movie Night Under the Stars, Downs Farm Preserve Cutchogue. Bring a blanket & wear your favorite PJ’s for the DreamWorks Animation movie, Over the Hedge. Forest friends face off with a suburban housing development threatening their forest! Contact Jessica Kennelly at 631-765-6450 ext. 215 or jkennelly@eastendenvironment.org for reservations & info. 7-8:30 pm. Details.

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
  • Garden Tour, Cutchogue. Explore the private garden of Arnold and Karen Blair to benefit the Garden Conservancy. This three-acre Peconic Bayfront property overlooks a seventeen-acre beach and wetland protected preserve—a haven for migratory and nesting sea birds. The gardens flow from an eighty-foot elevation down to sea level. A park-like one-and-one-half acre woodland garden features numerous spring flowering shrubs and trees under towering oaks. A wandering rustic path leads to a massive log gazebo fronting a wetland with indigenous bayberry, high tide bush, and native grasses. Rolling lawns, numerous specimen evergreens, antique and salvaged garden ornaments, and 180-degree bay views.  Rain or shine 11 am-4pm. 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