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Heritage Day, Lighthouse Cruises, Tastings by the Bay, Harbes Festival

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor reading the Declaration of Independence at last year's Heritage Day 

The Highlights

Friday June 30 - Sunday July 2

Saturday and Sunday take lighthouse cruises with Greenport's East End Seaport Museum; Friday, Saturday and Sunday enjoy a wine tasting by the bay, at The Old Field vineyard. It's a beautiful, interesting and exclusive experience. Saturday and Sunday head to Harbes to celebrate the 4th with fun for the whole family, from the littlest to the wine drinkers. Sunday join the Oysterponds Historical Society for a parade followed by a reading of the Declaration of Independence. 

(Plus three dozen concerts and much more.)

The Listings 

Friday June 30 - Sunday July 2

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

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.)

The Old Field vineyard kicks off its Tastings by the Bay; Harbes Farm does a four-day family festival; vineyard walk at Martha Clara; plant medicine at Sang Lee

Live Music

Three dozen concerts, including patriotic songs and a concert on a lawn by the water.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

New exhibits.

History

New exhibit on the homefront during WWI.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Two lighthouse cruises, a concert on the lawn, parade, antiques on the village green.

Food, Farm and Vineyard
(What's happening at the vineyards, other than live music; (for live music at all venues, see that category) plus food and farm events too.)

Friday 

  • Little Creek Oysters: Friday Night Bites-Oysters and PintxosGreenport. Celebrate the end of this week's walk, drive, train or jitney ride with our version of the famed pintxo bars of our neighbors across the sea. The counter is filled with a dizzying spread of skewered small bites and shuckers stand ready to open oysters; enjoy them both with crisp cold wines and beers and wash away the week together! No tickets, no reservations, no menu. Point, snack, slurp, sip, and count up the skewers at the end! 7 pm. Details.
  • The Old Field: Tastings by the Bay, Southold. Taste wines with the winemaker/owner overlooking the only bay front vineyard.  Discuss growing techniques, winemaking, and history of this almost 100 year old family farm.  Ticket includes a tasting of blanc de noir, steel fermented chardonnay, barrel fermented chardonnay, cabernet franc, and Commodore Perry merlot; a cheese plate; and $20.00 towards wine purchases. 3 pm. Details.
  • Palmer Vineyards: Welcome to the WeekendSound Avenue. Every Friday in June: music, wine, pizza, sunset in the vines, more. 3-9 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • The Old Field: Tastings by the BaySouthold. Taste wines with the winemaker/owner overlooking the only bay front vineyard.  Discuss growing techniques, winemaking, and history of this almost 100 year old family farm.  Ticket includes a tasting of blanc de noir, steel fermented chardonnay, barrel fermented chardonnay, cabernet franc, and Commodore Perry merlot; a cheese plate; and $20.00 towards wine purchases. Two seatings: 12:30, 3 pm. Details.
  • Pindar: Donna's Emporium Pop-Up ShopPeconic. Browse and shop this outdoor pop-up shop featuring beach themed items such as straw bags, round beach towels and summer accessories. Donna's Emporium will set up outside next to our Pavilion from 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Pindar: Winery Tours, PeconicGo behind the scenes, inside the barrel and tank rooms, and view the production facility at Pindar Vineyards.  Find out how your favorite wine is made. Ticket includes a select tasting of five wines in the tasting room after the tour. 1-3 pm. Tickets & Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards: Winemaker's WalkCutchogue. Tour and tasting; starts at 1 pm. Details
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards: Harvest Moon ShellfishCutchogue. Fresh oysters--and in season--Scallops, harvested from the Peconic Bay. 11 am- 5 pm. Details
  • Harbes Family Farm: July 4th Celebration, Mattituck. Barnyard Adventure, Wine Barn, live music: Scotte Hopson (12-5 pm.) Barnyard Adventure is a 8 acre, family-friendly experience for all ages, including: Singing Hayrides with Jen Kane (12-6 pm on the hour), Pig Races, and Children’s Activities with Farmer Fred throughout the day. Many new attractions have been added to the Barnyard Adventure for 2017: “Jumbo Jumpers”, huge inflatable air pillows, that you can bounce on for hours, and a new Sport Zone with baseball, football and basketball  tossing games. The tiniest tikes enjoy their own “Lil’ Farmers PlayLand” filled with lots of fun activities. Farm stand open 8-7, Barnyard Adventure 10-7, Wine Barn 11-7. Details.

Sunday 

  • The Old Field: Tastings by the BaySouthold. Taste wines with the winemaker/owner overlooking the only bay front vineyard.  Discuss growing techniques, winemaking, and history of this almost 100 year old family farm.  Ticket includes a tasting of blanc de noir, steel fermented chardonnay, barrel fermented chardonnay, cabernet franc, and Commodore Perry merlot; a cheese plate; and $20.00 towards wine purchases.  12:30 pm. Details.
  • Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard: Vine to Wine Tour, Peconic. Be a part of the most comprehensive wine tour in the region. Mini viticulture, winemaking techniques and completed by exploring the barrel cellar. This tour will be given by owner and winemaker, Anthony Sannino. Tour includes wine tasting, cheese plate and special discounts. Rated #1 in the North Fork on Trip Advisor. Noon. Details.
  • Sang Lee Farms: Plant Medicine for Health & Healing, Peconic. Certified Herbalist Courtney Hall walks you through the farm herb garden where you can touch, taste, smell and gather herbs. Learn the culinary and medicinal uses of several herbs through a hands on presentation of the process of making teas, salves, and tinctures. Noon-2 pm. Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards: Harvest Moon ShellfishCutchogue. Fresh oysters--and in season--Scallops, harvested from the Peconic Bay. 11 am- 5 pm. Details
  • Harbes Family Farm: July 4th CelebrationMattituck. Barnyard Adventure, Wine Barn, live music: Rob Bruey, Noon-4 pm Barnyard Adventure is a 8 acre, family-friendly experience for all ages, including: Singing Hayrides with Jen Kane (12-6 pm on the hour), Pig Races, and Children’s Activities with Farmer Fred throughout the day. Many new attractions have been added to the Barnyard Adventure for 2017: “Jumbo Jumpers”, huge inflatable air pillows, that you can bounce on for hours, and a new Sport Zone with baseball, football and basketball  tossing games. The tiniest tikes enjoy their own “Lil’ Farmers PlayLand” filled with lots of fun activities. Farm stand open 8-7, Barnyard Adventure 10-7, Wine Barn 11-7. Details.
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Educational Vineyard Walk, Sound Avenue. Enjoy a guided educational vineyard tour and tasting. Learn about Martha Clara’s history, viticulture, and winemaking process while taking a first-hand look at our bucolic vineyard. Each walk will focus on what is seasonally happening in the vineyard. Following the two-mile walk will be a wine tasting held by a personal Wine Steward. Reservations required. Walk begins at 12 pm. Check-in at 11:45 am. Details.
Live Music

Friday

Saturday 

Sunday 

  • Porto Bello RestaurantGreenportTBA, 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Claudio's Clam BarGreenportX-Session at 2 pm. Details.
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. Ally Stone Project, 1-4 pm. Details
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicEast End Trio, 5-8 pm. Details.
  • Raphael VineyardPeconicVanessa Trouble, 1-4 pm. Details
  • Lenz Winery, Peconic. TBA, 2-5 pm. Details.
  • PindarPeconicMark Eisemann, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Pugliese VineyardsCutchogueSteve Archdeacon1-5 pm. Details
  • Harbes Family FarmMattituckRob Bruey, Noon-4 pm. Details
  • Lieb CellarsCutchogueJeff LeBlanc. Limited seating. Reservations highly recommended. E-mail jul@liebcellars.com. 1-3 pm. Details
  • Strongs Marine, Mattituck. Sound of Summer Concert Series - South Bound 4-8 pm. Details
  • Bridge LaneMattituck. Points East, 2-5 pm. Details.
  • Laurel Lake VineyardsLaurelTBA, 1-4 pm. Details
  • Jason's VineyardJamesportJoe Hampton, 1:30-5:30 pm. Details
  • Meeting House Chorus: My Countries, My Songs, Jamesport Meeting House. The program, includes American classics such as “This Is My Country,” “God Bless America” and “America the Beautiful”, as well as patriotic music from around the world. Of course the audience will have a chance to sing along on some favorites! Followed by an old-fashioned ice cream social on the grounds. 4 pm. Details.
  • o'Old Tymer MoonshineSound AvenueChris Connelly, 2-5 pm. Details
Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday 

  • Exhibit Opening & Reception: The Homefront, Southold Historical Society. An exhibit commemorating 100 years since the U.S. entered WWI.  The exhibit focuses on the Town of Southold in the years 1917 -1918 and the young men & women who went to war in France.  Reception at 5:30 pm. Details.
  • Matinee Film: Patriots DayMattituck-Laurel Library. The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible. 1:30 pm. Details

Saturday

Sunday

Ongoing 

  • Oysterponds Historical SocietyOrient. Visit Village Hall, and its six exhibit rooms. Fri, Sun 2-5 pm; Sat 11 am-5 pm. Details
  • Peconic Landing, Brecknock Hall Greenport. Sculpture Garden. Enjoy self-guided tours of the Art Without Barriers Sculpture Garden, the North Fork’s only interactive outdoor gallery with tactile elements. Park behind Brecknock Hall by the blue Art Without Barriers welcome kiosk. 10 am-4 pm. Details.
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingGreenportMasters of the Majestic, an exhibit of Peter Brauné photographs made at Wooden Boatworks of Greenport featuring two 8 Metre Yachts designed in 1930 by Wm. Fife III. The photos show these yachts in the early stages of construction when their majestic forms begin to appear in thin air at the hands of master shipwrights. Open when the tasting room is. Details.
  • Floyd Memorial Library, GreenportWeather. Photography by the Light Painters.Through May 31. Open when the library isDetails
  • Nova Constellatio GalleryGreenport. Thurs-Sat 11-5, Sun 12-5. Details.
  • Sirens' Song Gallery, GreenportZoological. An exhibit of animal prints and sculpture from the jungle, the woods, the pond, the sea, the sky, and fantasy. Local as well as international artists will be on view: Anneli Arms, Hilary North, Nancy Muller, Maureen Caouette, Ralph Caouette, Sigrid Sperzel, April Vollmer, Caroline Waloski. Fri-Mon. 12:30-6 pm. Details.
  • Gallery M.  Greenport. Open 11-7 Weekend Days.  Details.
  • South Street GalleryGreenport.  Fri-Mon, Noon-5 pm Details.   
  • East End Seaport MuseumGreenportJeremy Garretson Photography, open Sa-Sun 11 am-5 pm. Details.
  • VSOP ProjectsGreenport. Art from over 20 artists, from painting to sculpture to video and more. Wed-Mon, 11 am-6 pm. Closed Tues. Through July 16. Details
  • Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical MuseumSouthold. The Southold Historical Society's Sound-side treasure. 11:30 am -4 pm. Details
  • Southold LibrarySouthold. En Plein Air by students of instructor Suzzanne Fokine. 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. Youth Art Show. Sat 10 am -5 pm, Sun Noon-5 pm. Details
  • Castello Di Borghese VineyardsCutchogueColors from the Air, recent paintings and monoliths by Patricia Feiler. Her colorful landscapes, feature a tapestry of scenes that invite the viewer to step in and have a closer look. There are cherry blossoms bursting alongside lush spring greens, expansive beach scenes with body surfers crashing through waves, vintage sailboat races, and still water reflections. A portion of the proceeds benefits East End Arts. 11 am-5 pm. Details.  
  • Cutchogue Library GalleryCutchogue. Neighbors A group show w/Joanne Auwaerter, Shelley Scoggins, Glenn McNab. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Alex Ferrone Gallery, CutchogueCurrently Cuba. Images from the journeys of three regional award-winning photographers, Ennid Berger, Lois Youmans, and Michael Chinnici, who have documented their recent visits to the country.  Through July 3, 2017  Fri 11 am-5 pm; Sat 11-6 pm; Sun 11 am-5 pm. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel Library GalleryMattituckLois in Wonderland, Paintings by Lois Levy. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Clovis Point VineyardsJamesport. Now showing Lynda Wagner. Through July 2. Details.
  • William Ris GalleryJamesport. Large, frequently changing collection of fine and contemporary art. 11-5 pm. Details.
  • Rosalie Dimon GalleryJamesport. Works by Photographers Jim Sabiston & Mike McLaughlin. Open Wed. - Sun., 11:30 am to 9:30 pm. Through July 26, 2017. Details 
  • Martha Clara VineyardsSound Avenue. Martha Clara Vineyard's current artists in residence is Patrick O'Leary and Laura Pashayan.  Details.
  • North Fork Chocolate CompanyAquebogue. Exhibit by Biscari Art Studio. Steven Biscari Amaral local Artist, Entrepreneur, Chef and Chocolatier. Details.

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.

History

Friday

  • Exhibit Opening & Reception: The HomefrontSouthold Historical Society. An exhibit commemorating 100 years since the U.S. entered WWI.  The exhibit focuses on the Town of Southold in the years 1917 -1918 and the young men & women who went to war in France.  Reception at 5:30 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Oysterponds Historical SocietyOrient. Visit historic Village Hall and its six exhibit rooms. 2-5 pm. Details. 
  • East End Seaport MuseumGreenport. New and refreshed exhibits.  11 am - 5 pm. Details. 
  • Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical MuseumSouthold. The Southold Historical Society's Sound-side treasurer. 10 am -4 pm. Details
  • Southold Historical Society, Southold. The Homefront. An exhibit commemorating 100 years since the U.S. entered WWI. The exhibit focuses on the Town of Southold in the years 1917 -1918 and the young men & women who went to war in France. 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical SocietyCutchogue. Explore historic buildings on the Green. 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Hallockville Museum Farm: To Wear White or Not to Wear White: The Culture of Victorian Weddings TourSound Avenue.  June is the month for brides and we are celebrating this joyous time with tours centering around the etiquette and culture of the Victorian Wedding. Step back in time and learn about the intricate social graces that helped shape modern Western wedding traditions. Tours by reservation  approx. 45 minutes long, and run between 12:15 pm and 3:15pm. Details.

Sunday:

  • Oysterponds Historical SocietyOrient. Historic Village Hall and its six exhibit rooms. 2-5 pm. Details.
  • East End Seaport MuseumGreenport. New and refreshed exhibits.  11 am - 5 pm;  Details. 
  • Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical MuseumSouthold. The Southold Historical Society's Sound-side treasure. 11:30 am -4 pm. Details
  • Southold Historical Society, SoutholdThe Homefront. An exhibit commemorating 100 years since the U.S. entered WWI. The exhibit focuses on the Town of Southold in the years 1917 -1918 and the young men & women who went to war in France. 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical SocietyCutchogue. Explore historic buildings on the Green. 1-4 pm. Details.
Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Learn about our many beautiful parks and beaches here, and our boat ramps and marinas here.

Saturday 

  • Free Tai Chi in Mitchell ParkGreenport. All ages; beginners welcome. Every Saturday through September 16. 9 am. Details.
  • Bug Light Cruise & TourEast End Seaport Museum & Railroad Dock Greenport. This lighthouse excursion includes: round-trip cruise, narrated tour and time to explore inside the iconic Long Beach Bar “Bug” Lighthouse. 4-6 pm. Details.
  • StargazeCuster Observatory. Custer is the oldest public observatory on Long Island, and it just dedicated a new, larger telescope. Viewing is free, but check the moon. Doors open and 7 pm; observing is from dark until midnight. Details
  • Antiques on the Village Green, Cutchogue. Featuring 40 Outstanding Dealers. Rain or shine.  Carriage House Gift Shop open; House Tours and Collector Chats. Sale 9 am-4:30 pm; Tours/gift shop/chats noon-3 pm. Details.

Sunday

Ongoing