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Halloween Parties, Drink for Pink, Hootenanny, Tall Ship El Galeon Extended

The Highlights

Friday October 27 - Sunday October 30

The North Fork is full of spooky fun this weekend, some for adults only, some fun for the whole family; check out the special section and our companion article. Sunday support cancer research by enjoying wine at The Lenz Winery (Drink for Pink) or help eat & drink the Old Mill Inn dry so it can close for the season (Hootenanny). Not only has the beautiful Tall Ship El Galeon decided to stay in Greenport an extra week, but Friday and Saturday night it will be hosting the Ghostly Galleon, horrifying tours...

The Listings 

Friday October 27 - Sunday October 30

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

Halloween!

Everything happening this weekend, organized by day and listed East to West. Kid Friendly events are labeled as family fun.

Food, Farm & Vineyard (This category is for food and wine events, and for events hosted by a vineyard or farm, other than live music; for live music at all venues, see that category.)

Restaurant Week starts Sunday, participating restaurants listed. But other foodie delights abound, like the Long Island Cheese Pumpkin Project, and myriad tastings and tours.

Live Music

Dozens of concerts.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Musical theater, new art exhibit, maritime history, birds of prey, more.

History

Maritime history talk, Tall Ship El Galeon--including Ghostly Galleon!

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea
Halloween!

Friday

  • Ghostly Galleon, Mitchell Park. The Tall Ship El Galeon hosts an epic horror tour. 7-9 pm. Tickets & Details.
  • First and South: Halloween Party, Greenport. Late night, for adults only. Burlesque dancers 9:30 pm-12:30 am. They promise things are going to get ghoulish... 10 pm to 2 am. Details.

Saturday

  • Oysterponds Fall Festival, Orient. Family fun! Spooky stories, live music by Eastbound Freight, a graveyard talk and self guided tour, scavenger hunt, crafts & games, a cider press, more.   Followed by trick or treating and a costume contest. 11 am. Details.
  • American Beech: Halloween PartyGreenport. Features a panel-judged costume contest with prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize, bobbing for apples, DJ, and dancing. Party starts at 9; dinner is served 5-8 pm. Details
  • March of the Goblins & HoundsMitchell Park Greenport. Family fun! The Greenport BID hosts the March of the Goblins & Hounds, which starts with a free carousel ride in beautiful Mitchell Park followed by a parade for kids, teens & dogs to Floyd Memorial Library. 11 am. Details
  • Ghostly GalleonMitchell Park. The Tall Ship El Galeon hosts an epic horror tour. 7-9 pm. Tickets & Details.
  • Adult Halloween Cruise to Bug Light, East End Seaport Museum Greenport. This holiday event in Bug Lighthouse features the lighthouse in ghoulish decor. Enjoy wine and cheese, lighthouse ghost stories, participate in the Costume Contest and explore the lighthouse as part our end of cruise season celebration. Excursion includes admission to Bug lighthouse and round-trip boat trip. 4 pm. Details.
  • Sound View Restaurant & Lounge: Halloween PartyGreenport. Late night, adults only, prizes for best costumes and dancing. 10 pm - 2 am. Details
  • Greenport Harbor Brewing: 3rd Annual Greenport 'Horror' Brewing PartyPeconicDJ Mr. Pockets, Frightful Food Truck, Costume Contest, raffle for VIP Tours & tastings. 7-11 pm. Details.
  • Old Mill Inn: Halloween Party, Mattituck. A costume contest, music by Gene Casey & the Lone Sharks, ghost stories, drink specials & the Old Mill Inn's beautiful location. 6-11 pmDetails.
  • Martha Clara: Halloween Costume PartySound AvenueNew Life Crisis plays; Halloween costumes are optional but preferred. Prizes Will Be Awarded For Overall Best Costume and Best Couples Costume. 21+ only, tickets required. 7 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • Frankenstein!, Peconic Landing Greenport. The National Theater 'live in HD': Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, Steve Jobs), this thrilling production features Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) and Jonny Lee Miller (CBS’s Elementary, Trainspotting) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation. The production was a sell-out hit at the National Theatre in 2011, and the broadcast has since become an international sensation, experienced by over half a million people in cinemas around the world. 3-6 pm. Details.
  • Kids Halloween Cruise to Bug Light, East End Seaport Museum Greenport. The lighthouse will be decked in ghoulish decor for this holiday event. Explore the lighthouse, join the games, listen to lighthouse ghost stories, participate in the Costume Contest, enjoy cider and snacks. Excursion includes admission to Bug light and round-trip boat trip. This special discounted rate is offered to allow Families & Friends to get together for end of cruise season fun at Bug light. 4-6 Details
  • North Fork Roasting Company: The Sanderson Sisters Halloween PartySouthold.  Features a bonfire, bobbing for apples, drinks & music, light snacks and lots of treats. Prizes for best costumes.  Kid and adult friendly. 5-9 pm. Details.
  • Southold Historical Society: Second Annual Pumpkin PatchSouthold. From noon to 8 pm, drop off your best carved Jack-O-Lantern, and it will be lit with an LED candle and displayed on the Society's property both Sunday and Monday nights. Noon- 8 pm. Details.
Food, Farm and Vineyard (This category is for food and wine events, and for events hosted by a vineyard or farm, other than live music; for live music at all venues, see that category)

Friday

  • Laurel Lake Vineyards: Plant Nite, Laurel. Create your own succulent arrangement and add living decor to your home. This week create a beach inspired Succulent Wooden Drawer. 6-9 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • North Fork Roasting Company: The Sanderson Sisters Halloween PartySouthold.  Features a bonfire, bobbing for apples, drinks & music, light snacks and lots of treats. Prizes for best costumes.  Kid and adult friendly. 5-9 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 
  • The Lenz Winery: Drink for Pink, Peconic. Riverhead Building Supply hosts this fundraiser for the American Cancer Society at Lenz. Enjoy a special tasting flight and join the fight against cancer. 6:30-8:30 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.
  • 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: Restaurant Week Starts!

Restaurant Week: Restaurants offer three course prix fixe for $27.95, much less than such a night out would normally set you back at our farm to table fine dining establishments. Here's where to go on the North Fork and all the Details:

The rest of Food, Farm & Vineyard:

  • 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
  • Old Mill Inn: Hootenanny to Close the SeasonMattituck. Dance, Eat & Drink Us Dry. Live Music with Dan Rayburn & Friends (lots of friends) Lots of food and drink specials. 7-11 pmDetails.
  • 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.
  • Diliberto Winery: Barrel TastingsJamesport. Join winemaker Sal Diliberto for a tour of the winemaking facility, featuring a barrel tasting. After the tour, guests may enjoy a three-wine tasting in the tasting room. 11 am+. Details
  • Slow Food East End:  The Long Island Cheese Pumpkin Project, Hallockville Museum Farm Sound Avenue. The LI Cheese Pumpkin has been slowly disappearing from commercial seed catalogs since the 1970's and is currently listed among the 200 foods in Slow Food USA's "Ark of Taste." Speakers will include Stephanie Gaylor & Cheryl Frey of Invincible Summer Farms and the LIRSC, and Ken Ettlinger who saved the Long Island Cheese Pumpkin seed. Potluck--bring a dish! 4-7 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 

  • American Beech: Halloween PartyGreenport. Features a panel-judged costume contest with prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize, bobbing for apples, DJ, and dancing. Party starts at 9; dinner is served 5-8 pm. Details
  • Sound View Restaurant & Lounge: Halloween PartyGreenport. Late night, adults only, prizes for best costumes. DJ Anthony; dancing. 10 pm - 2 am. Details.
  • Custer Observatory: The October’s Song Trio, Southold. Blending keyboards, atmospherics & strings, October's Song creates adventures in sound that are at times profoundly beautiful and deeply mysterious. Their music has appeared in film, video and live multi-media productions around the world including 3 international film festivals. Ensemble music for Keyboards, Cello & Violin. 7 pm. Details.
  • Duck Walk NorthSoutholdTBA. Details.
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. TBA, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicJoe Allegue, 5-8 pm. Details.
  • Greenport Harbor Brewing: 3rd Annual Greenport 'Horror' Brewing PartyPeconicDJ Mr. Pockets, Frightful Food Truck, Costume Contest, raffle for VIP Tours & tastings. 7-11 pm. Details.
  • PindarPeconicTommy Sullivan, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Pugliese VineyardsCutchogueNina Et Cetera, 2-6 pm. Details.
  • Lieb CellarsCutchogueJeff LeBlanc, 3-6 pm. Details
  • Old Mill Inn: Halloween Party, Mattituck. A costume contest, music by Gene Casey & the Lone Sharks, ghost stories, drink specials & the Old Mill Inn's beautiful location. 6-11 pmDetails.
  • Laurel Lake VineyardsLaurel. BBQ Bruce & the Brisket Brothers, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Diliberto Winery: Italian Opera Movie NightJamesport. Showing a different Italian Opera on the big screen every October Saturday. 6 pm. Details.
  • Clovis PointJamesportEarthtones, 2-5 pm. Details
  • Jason's VineyardJamesportGeorge Barry,  2-6 pm. Details
  • Sherwood House VineyardJamesportTBA, 2-6 pm. Details
  • Jamesport Meeting House, JamesportEastbound Freight (bluegrass). 7:30 pm. Details.
  • Twin Stills MoonshineSound AvenueBryan Gallo, 3-6 pm. Details.
  • Martha Clara: Halloween Costume Party, Sound Avenue. New Life Crisis plays; Halloween costumes are optional but preferred. Prizes Will Be Awarded For Overall Best Costume and Best Couples Costume. 21+ only, tickets required. 7 pm. Details.
  • Palmer Vineyards, Sound AvenueTBADetails

Sunday

  • Sound View Restaurant Piano BarGreenportDanny Keys, 6 pm. Details
  • Duck Walk NorthSoutholdTBA. Details. 
  • North Fork Roasting Company: The Sanderson Sisters Halloween PartySouthold.  Features a bonfire, bobbing for apples, drinks & music, light snacks and lots of treats. Prizes for best costumes.  Kid and adult friendly. 5-9 pm. Details.
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicDays Beneath Us, 3-6 pm. Details
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. TBA, 1-5 pm. Details
  • RaphaelPeconicEast End Trio, 1-4 pm. Details.
  • PindarPeconicTommy Sullivan, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Old Mill Inn: Hootenanny to Close the SeasonMattituck. Dance, Eat & Drink Us Dry. Live Music with Dan Rayburn & Friends (lots of friends) Lots of food and drink specials. 7-11 pmDetails.
  • Laurel Lake VineyardsLaurel. The Denise Given Band, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Clovis PointJamesportFirefly, 1:30-4:30 pm. Details
  • Jason's VineyardJamesportCraig Rose, 2-6 pm. Details
  • Twin Stills MoonshineSound AvenueRhythm Kings, 2-5 pm. Details.
Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday 

  • Matinee Film: Hail CaeserMattituck-Laurel Library. "A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line." 12:30 pm. Details
  • North Fork Community Theater: First DateMattituck. First Date, a lighthearted musical comedy, chronicles a blind date between Aaron (who has never gone out with a stranger) and serial romancer Casey. As the funny and occasionally foul-mouthed show sings on, the ensemble cast comes to life as various characters from Aaron and Casey’s past — and possible future! 8 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • South Street Gallery: New Exhibit OpensGreenportNew Works by Sheila Breck.  Through November 28. Fri-Mon, Noon-5 pm Details. 
  • Presentation: Birds of Prey, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, See live animals from Quogue Wildlife Refuge including a red tailed hawk, amazing owls, and other birds of prey. Learn about native species and how people can help protect wildlife. Registration required. 2:00 pm. Details.
  • North Fork Community Theater: First DateMattituck. First Date, a lighthearted musical comedy, chronicles a blind date between Aaron (who has never gone out with a stranger) and serial romancer Casey. As the funny and occasionally foul-mouthed show sings on, the ensemble cast comes to life as various characters from Aaron and Casey’s past — and possible future! 8 pm. Details.

Sunday 

  • Frankenstein!Peconic Landing Greenport. The National Theater 'live in HD': Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, Steve Jobs), this thrilling production features Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) and Jonny Lee Miller (CBS’s Elementary, Trainspotting) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation. The production was a sell-out hit at the National Theatre in 2011, and the broadcast has since become an international sensation, experienced by over half a million people in cinemas around the world. 3-6 pm. Details.
  • Talk: Cruising the Island: Long Island’s Maritime History, Mattituck-Laurel Library. Rediscover our maritime culture and identity -- from harvesting rich oyster beds to tales of ill-fated shipwrecks and legendary pirates. Registration is required. 2 pm. Details.
  • North Fork Community Theater: First DateMattituck. First Date, a lighthearted musical comedy, chronicles a blind date between Aaron (who has never gone out with a stranger) and serial romancer Casey. As the funny and occasionally foul-mouthed show sings on, the ensemble cast comes to life as various characters from Aaron and Casey’s past — and possible future! 2:30 pm. Details.

Ongoing 

  • 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 GalleryGreenportNew Works by Sheila Breck. Through November 28. 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 GalleryCutchogueInternational Juried Photographic Solarplate Exhibition. Solarplate 2016 features works of original Solarplate etchings created from photographically based images.  Forty-eight works by national and international artists will be available in the exhibit.  Partial sales proceeds will benefit the Inspiration Plus Foundation - a charitable educational organization with the purpose of improving the lives of individuals of all ages through exposure to art, science, and music. Through November 13.  Th - Sun 11 am - 6 pm (5 pm Sundays); or by appointment. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel Library GalleryMattituckPamela Hodosky: A 30-Year Retrospective. Pamela Hodosky exhibits a compilation of her work since 1986, when she first exhibited at the Patchogue-Medford Library. It includes paintings, sculpture and mixed media representations of everyday experiences in the life of a working artist. Open when the library isDetails.
  • William Ris Gallery, Jamesport. A large selection of fine art. 11-5 pm. Details.
  • Rosalie Dimon GalleryJamesport. Works by Anne Johann & Bruce Gualtieri. Open Wed. - Sun., noon to 10 pm. Through November 3. Details 
  • Martha Clara VineyardSound Avenue. Featuring the artwork of Laura Grace in the tasting room. Through Oct. 31.  Details.

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.

History

Friday

  • Tour Tall Ship El GaleonGreenport. a replica of a 17th century galleon, welcomes visitors. She'll be open to the public through Sunday the 23rd. Tickets and Full Details.

Saturday 

  • Tour Tall Ship El GaleonGreenport. a replica of a 17th century galleon, welcomes visitors. She'll be open to the public through Sunday the 23rd. Tickets and Full 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

Sunday 

  • Tour Tall Ship El GaleonGreenport. a replica of a 17th century galleon, welcomes visitors. She'll be open to the public through Sunday the 23rd. Tickets and Full 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
  • Southold Indian MuseumSouthold. A rich collection of primarily Algonquin art and artifacts. Sunday 1-4:30 pm. Details.  
  • Talk: Cruising the Island: Long Island’s Maritime HistoryMattituck-Laurel Library. Rediscover our maritime culture and identity -- from harvesting rich oyster beds to tales of ill-fated shipwrecks and legendary pirates. Registration is required. 2 pm. Details.
Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Friday

  • Tour Tall Ship El GaleonGreenport. a replica of a 17th century galleon, welcomes visitors. She'll be open to the public through Sunday the 30th. Tickets and Full Details.

Saturday 

  • Oysterponds Fall FestivalOrient. Family fun! Spooky stories, live music by Eastbound Freight, a graveyard talk and self guided tour, scavenger hunt, crafts & games, a cider press, more.   Followed by trick or treating and a costume contest. 11 am. Details.
  • March of the Goblins & Hounds, Mitchell Park Greenport. The Greenport BID hosts the March of the Goblins & Hounds, which starts with a free carousel ride in beautiful Mitchell Park followed by a parade for kids, teens & dogs to Floyd Memorial Library. 11 am. Details
  • Tour Tall Ship El GaleonGreenport. a replica of a 17th century galleon, welcomes visitors. She'll be open to the public through Sunday the 30rd. Tickets and Full Details.
  • Ghostly GalleonMitchell Park. The Tall Ship El Galeon hosts an epic horror tour. 7-9 pm. Tickets & Details.
  • Adult Halloween Cruise to Bug LightEast End Seaport Museum Greenport. This holiday event in Bug Lighthouse features the lighthouse in ghoulish decor. Enjoy wine and cheese, lighthouse ghost stories, participate in the Costume Contest and explore the lighthouse as part our end of cruise season celebration. Excursion includes admission to Bug lighthouse and round-trip boat trip. 4 pm. Details.
  • StargazingCuster Institute Southold. The oldest observatory in Long Island shows you the heavens. 8 pm. Details

Sunday

  • Tour Tall Ship El GaleonGreenport. a replica of a 17th century galleon, welcomes visitors. She'll be open to the public through Sunday the 30th. Tickets and Full Details.
  • Ghostly GalleonMitchell Park. The Tall Ship El Galeon hosts an epic horror tour. 7-9 pm. Tickets & Details.
  • Kids Halloween Cruise to Bug LightEast End Seaport Museum Greenport. The lighthouse will be decked in ghoulish decor for this holiday event. Explore the lighthouse, join the games, listen to lighthouse ghost stories, participate in the Costume Contest, enjoy cider and snacks. Excursion includes admission to Bug light and round-trip boat trip. This special discounted rate is offered to allow Families & Friends to get together for end of cruise season fun at Bug light. 4-6 Details.
  • Southold Historical Society: Second Annual Pumpkin Patch, Southold. From noon to 8 pm, drop off your best carved Jack-O-Lantern, and it will be lit with an LED candle and displayed on the Society's property both Sunday and Monday nights. Noon- 8 pm. Details.

Ongoing