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Happy Easter! Wine & Chocolate, Macaroons & Bubbly, Greenport Egg 'Roll', Love Lane Stroll

Image is of North Fork Chocolate's hand crafted sweets. Happy Easter! In addition to the traditional celebrations, the North Fork will offer with good food & egg hunts. Many restaurants offer special Easter meals. For example, check out aMano; and the egg hunt plus food plus best hat contest in Stirling Square Greenport. The big egg hunt is Greenport's First Annual Egg Roll, a don't miss for youngsters.

Grown up sweets are offered by Martha Clara Vineyards: chocolate truffles paired with wine, and a truffle making demonstration. Sparkling Pointe pairs its bubbly with French Macaroons.

Friday night begin the weekend with a stroll down Love Lane, guided by Roanoke Vineyards and featuring deliciously wine-paired foods at four locations.

The Perlman Music Program--Itzhak Perlman's program for extraordinary youth musicians--offers an alumni concert and free works in progress concert at its Shelter Island campus.

The Highlights

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Food, Farm & Vineyard

Head to Martha Clara, Sparkling Pointe, Love Lane, and Shinn Estates for food and wine pairings of many types; to other vineyards for live music, and to all for special tastings.

Live Music

The Perlman Music Program offers a couple of special classical concerts; other shows are at vineyards.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Visit our galleries, enjoy a film. Make a masterpiece at Heron Suites.


Enjoy our historic buildings

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Stargaze at Custer; seek eggs in Greenport.

Food, Farm and Vineyard


  • Roanoke Vineyards: Love Lane Stroll, Mattituck. FORBIDDEN FOODS! Stroll with Robin Epperson-McCarthy. Begin at the Love Lane wine bar, pop into the Village Cheese Shop, stop into the Love Lane Kitchen, then enjoy the main course at aMano. Lombardi's is the finalé. Each stop features carefully paired food and wine. 6 pm. Details.


  • Sparkling Pointe: Sparklng Wine and French Macaron PairingSouthold. Delicious sweets to welcome spring. 11 am-5 pm. Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards: Winemaker's WalkCutchogue. Tour and tasting; starts at 1 pm. Details
  • Shinn Estates Futures Dinner Mattituck. The event takes place in the winery, barrel cellar and Farmhouse dining room, and will feature tastes of the new 2015 white wine from tank and bottle as well as barrel samples of 2014 reds while feasting on a spread of cheeses, charcuterie, breads, olives and a savory stew. 6:30 pm. Contact Shinn for 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.
  • Martha Clara: Wine 301: Winter Cellar ExperienceSound Avenue. Join Winemaker Juan E. Micieli-Martinez for a cellar tour at Premium Wine Group. Session begins at 1pm. Details.
  • Martha Clara: Wine & ChocolateSound Avenue. Welcome the arrival of spring with our exquisite wine and chocolate pairing. Mouth-watering chocolate truffles accompany our carefully crafted wine in this educational experience, and also includes a short demonstration of how to create your own chocolate truffles at home. Session begins at 1pm. Details.

Sunday: Happy Easter!

  • 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


  • North Fork Roasting CoSouthold. Open Mic music. 6-9 pm. Details. 
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicThe Como Brothers Imagination, 6-9 pm. Details
  • Lieb Cellars Oregon Road, Cutchogue.  Points East, 6-9 pm. Details.  
  • Four Doors DownMattituck. Andrew Cooper Acoustic,  7 pm. Details


  • Perlman Music Program Alumni RecitalShelter Island. Kenneth Renshaw, violin, music by Brahms, Debussy, and Wieniawski with pianist John Root. Followed by a meet-the-artist reception. 5 pm. Details.
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. Nina Et Cetera. 1-4 pm. Details
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicJoe Allegue, 5-8 pm. Details
  • Raphael Vineyard, PeconicCass Dillon, 1-4 pm. Details
  • Lieb Cellars Oregon Road, Cutchogue.  Rob Europe, 3-6 pm Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards, Cutchogue.  Cabaret with Marguerite Volonts, 2-4 pm.  Details.
  • Four Doors DownMattituck. Yankee Rebel, 8 pm. Details.
  • Laurel Lake VineyardsLaurelTouch, 1-4 pm. Details
  • Clovis PointLaurelFirefly, 1:30-5:30 pm. Details 
  • Martha Clara Vineyards, Sound Avenue. Live Jazz, 2-5 pm. Details

Sunday: Happy Easter!

  • Perlman Music Program: Works in Progress Concert, Shelter Island. The Perlman Music Program’s exceptional students will present a free concert of classical masterworks, 2:30 pm. Details.
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicNina Et Cetera, 2-5 pm. Details
  • Martha Clara Vineyards, Sound Avenue. Live Jazz, 1-4 pm. Details.
Visual, Performing & Literary Arts


  • Matinee Film: Pawn SacrificeMattituck-Laurel Library. "Set during the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers and his own struggles as he challenges the Soviet Empire." 1:30 pm. Details. 


  • Heron Suites: Artists & Carafes, Southold. Paint your own masterpiece while enjoying live music by The Days Beneath Us. 6:30-9:30 pm. Details.

Sunday: Happy Easter!


  • Greenport Harbor Brewing: Ikons and HeroesGreenport. Artists Oliver Peterson of Water Mill and Case Jernigan of Brooklyn exhibit together. Peterson "is a multidisciplinary artist, finding inspiration in diverse subject matter- graffiti,  literature, politics, religion, medicine, advertising and modern heroic figures." Jernigan "uses cut paper as his primary medium and his simple imagery is a  juxtaposition to the mixed media works of Peterson."  Through April 17. Open Fri-Sat 2-7 pm and Sun 12-6pm. Details.
  • 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 GalleryGreenportSibylle Pfaffenbichler, new works. Fri-Mon, Noon-5 pm Details. 
  • Floyd Memorial LibraryGreenportGreenport Student ArtOpen when the library is. Details.
  • Southold LibrarySouthold. TBA. Open when the library isDetails
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards, CutchogueTwo exhibits:  Jazz Horse Series by Candace Eaton series through Jan. 7, and Pomme© by Artist Robert Perez. Open when the tasting room isDetails.
  • Jacqueline Penney Gallery & StudioCutchogue. A huge collection of the artist's acrylic landscapes and other works.  Open year round. Details.
  • Cutchogue Library GalleryCutchogueSolo Show by Tom Lulevitch. 51 paintings, gyclee, water guilded gold leaf on medieval style sun dials, portable sundial diptychs and ornamental crosses. Include several panoramas of various NoFo vineyards and farms. Each piece is done with egg oil on traditional gessoed panels with gold or silver leaf frames, all hand made by the artist. Through March 31.  Open when the library isDetails.
  • Alex Ferrone Gallery: Aerial ObservationsCutchogue. By Alex Ferrone. Through April 30. Th - Sun 11 am - 6 pm (5 pm Sundays); or by appointment. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel Library GalleryMattituck. Showing Reflections, Photography Exhibit by “The Light Painters” Members of the Light Painters Learning Center, a North Fork based digital photography club. Images captured from their eld trips, personal travels, and other photographic opportunities. Subjects include still life, landscapes, seascapes, nature, wildlife, and other abstracts. Open when the library is. Through March 31. Details.
  • Clovis Point WineryLaurelGood Ground Artists. "Good Ground" was the original name for Hampton Bays. The group is thirty five artists of both the South and North Forks. Through April 10. 11 am - 5 pm. Details.
  • Rosalie Dimon GalleryJamesport. Paintings by Patricia Feiler and drawings by Jeanette Martone. Open Wed. - Sun., noon to 10 pm. Through May 4. Details.
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Artist in ResidenceSound Avenue. Martha Clara Vineyards displays the work of Alexandra Katharine Adams. See some of her art hereDetails.

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.



  • 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. A rich collection of primarily Algonquin art and artifacts. Sunday 1-4:30 pm. Details.
Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea


  • Greenport: First Annual 'Egg Roll", Mitchell Park. Very kid-friendly fun. Hunt for eggs, pose for pics with the Easter Bunny & the Blue Duck Bakery's Duck. Plus get a free cookie! Kids 2-5 yrs old start at 10:30 am and 6-10 yrs old start at 11 am. Details.
  • Custer Observatory: StargazingSouthold. Enjoy our dark skies at the oldest public observatory on Long Island. From Dark-Midnight. Details.



  • Orient Beach State ParkOrient Point, offers a huge range of outdoor activities, including canoeing, hiking, paddle boarding, and swimming. Details.
  • Harbor Cruises, sailboatGreenport. Sail the harbor on the Virgin Star and check out the tall ships from sea; the expert crew will give historical background on each ship. Newly built 52’ Virgin Star is a large spacious trimaran that offers a comfortable stable sail, USCG certified for 47 passengers.  1:30-3 pm; 3:30-5 pm; 6:30-8:30 pm (Sunset Sail). Details.