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Love Lane Fest, Greenport Gallery Walk & Shakespeare in the Park

The Highlights

Friday August 5 - Sunday August 7

First Fridays on the North Fork feature a festival on Love Lane, with music, sips & bites, and a Gallery Walk in Greenport, with six galleries open and offering refreshments. Shakespeare's As You Like It comes to Mitchell Park, free, one weekend only, so don't miss. Saturday night is Opera Under The Stars at Diliberto Winery, and all weekend enjoy tours, tastings, and music galore.

The Listings 

Friday August 5 - Sunday August 7

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

Charity Galas

Enjoy an art auction and soiree in Poquatuck Park for the Oysterponds Historical Society

Food, Farm & Vineyard

Enjoy many tastings and tours; in particular, check out Love Lane First Friday, Grandma's Kitchen at Diliberto, and the Sustainable Vineyard Tour at The Old Field.

Live Music

Opera under the stars at Diliberto; dozens of other shows.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

As You Like It free in Mitchell Park; Urinetown in its closing weekend; Greenport Gallery Walk, Art Opening.

History

Tour our many historic buildings.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Stargaze at Custer; Cruise to 'Bug' Light.

Charity Galas
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

  • The Old Field: Tasting by the Bay, Southold. Sit and taste wines with the winemaker/owner overlooking the only Bay, at the only Bay-front vineyard.  Discuss growing techniques, winemaking, and history of this almost 100 year old family farm. Only 8 people per seating; two seatings, Noon and 3 pm. Tickets & Details
  • Love Lane: First Fridays, Mattituck. Love Lane merchants welcome you until 9 pm on the first Friday of each summer month, featuring tastes, sips, and more. 6-9 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • The Old Field: Tasting by the Bay, Southold. Sit and taste wines with the winemaker/owner overlooking the only Bay, at the only Bay-front vineyard.  Discuss growing techniques, winemaking, and history of this almost 100 year old family farm. Only 8 people per seating; two seatings, Noon and 3 pm. Tickets & Details
  • The Old Field Vineyard: Sustainable Vineyard TourSouthold. Walk the vineyard and winery with Vineyard Manager/Assistant Winemaker Perry. Learn how our vines are grown and what sustainable practices we use; know how your glass of wine is made. Rain cancels. Reservations recommended. 12:15-2 pm. Details
  • Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard: Vine To Wine TourPeconic. Be a part of the most comprehensive wine tour in the region, which includes mini viticulture, winemaking techniques and barrel cellar experiences. This 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. This tour can also be done in three half hour segments: Viticulture TourProcessing Facility TourBarrel Cellar Tour, at 1, 1:30 and 2. Details.
  • Pindar Vineyards: Weekend Wine TourPeconic. Go 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. Includes a select tasting of five wines in the tasting room after the tour. 1-3 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.

Sunday 

  • The Old Field: Tasting by the Bay, Southold. Sit and taste wines with the winemaker/owner overlooking the only Bay, at the only Bay-front vineyard.  Discuss growing techniques, winemaking, and history of this almost 100 year old family farm. Only 8 people per seating; two seatings, Noon and 3 pm. Tickets & 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.
  • Diliberto Winery: Italian Experience Series: Grandma's KitchenJamesport. Remember how good Grandma’s kitchen smelled on Sunday mornings as she prepared a meal for the family? Join her as she prepares her fresh sauce and homemade pasta. While the pasta is drying, enjoy Italian songs with Grandma and the staff. Noon - 2 pm. Details
  • Palmer Vineyards: Sunday BrunchSound Avenue. Mimosas, fresh juices, locally sourced dishes by Chef Anna and & Oceans 5. 11 am-3 pm. Details
  • Palmer Vineyards: Yoga in the VinesSound Avenue. Start the day right with an hour of yoga in the vines. 11 am-Noon. Details
Live Music

Friday

  • Perlman Music Program: Open Chorus RehearsalShelter Island. Maestro Patrick Romano invites you to attend an open rehearsal with the PMP Chorus on the Shelter Island campus. 5 pm. Details.
  • Perlman Music Program: Works in Progress ConcertShelter Island. The Perlman Music Program’s exceptional students will present a free concert of classical masterworks. 7 pm. Details.
  • Claudio's Clam Bar, Greenport. Two shows: Mike Taylor 4 pm, DJ Dance Party 9:30 pm-1:30 am. Details
  • Sound View Restaurant Piano BarGreenportTom Damini, 7 pm. Details.
  • North Fork Roasting CoSouthold. Open Mic music. 6-9 pm. Details. 
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. Sahara, 5-8 pm. Details
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicNina Et Cetera, 6-9 pm. Details
  • Pindar: Sunset FridaysPeconicJen Kane on the wisteria deck 6-8 pm. Details
  • Touch of VeniceCutchogueTBA (on the garden patio, so weather permitting), 6-9 pm. Details
  • Old Mill InnMattituckUnity Band, 8-10 pm. Details
  • Diliberto Winery: Wine CafeJamesport. TBA 6-8 pm. Details.
  • Palmer VineyardsSound AvenueTBA. 4-9 pm Details

Saturday 

  • Perlman Music Program: Works in Progress ConcertShelter Island. The Perlman Music Program’s exceptional students will present a free concert of classical masterworks. 7 pm. Details.
  • Billy's by the BayGreenportEddie Ayala 3-6 pm. Details.
  • Claudio's Clam Bar, Greenport. Two shows: The Fugitives 2-6 pm, and Fast Five, 10 pm-2 am. Details
  • Sound View Restaurant Piano BarGreenportDanny Keys, 6 pm. Details
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. TBA, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicJoe Allegue, 5-8 pm. Details
  • The Lenz WineryPeconicTBA, 2-5 pm. Details.
  • PindarPeconic. Sahara, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Pugliese VineyardsCutchogueAllyson Faith, 2-6 pm. Details.
  • Lieb CellarsCutchogueRobin Sidor, 4-6 pm. Details
  • Strong's Water Club: 4th Annual Sound of Summer Concert Series, MattituckEast Meets West Allstars, Enjoy live music outdoors on the lawn, and enjoy the sunset at Strong's Water Club. Food and beverages available from Pace's Dockside -- and the tiki bar is open! 4-8 pm. Details.
  • Old Mill InnMattituckThe Other Brothers, 8-10 pm. Details
  • Bridge LaneMattituckPoints East, 1-4 pm. Details
  • Harbes Family Farm, MattituckTBA, noon-5 pm. Details.
  • Laurel LakeLaurelApril Rain, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Clovis PointJamesportErin Chase, 1:30-5:30 pm. Details
  • Jason's VineyardJamesportGeorge Barry,  2-6 pm. Details
  • Diliberto Winery: Opera Under the StarsJamesport. The night will feature performances by international and local performers alike, alongside vineyard owner and winemaker Salvatore Diliberto! 7-9 pm. Details.
  • Sherwood House VineyardJamesportTBA, 2-6 pm. Details
  • Palmer VineyardsSound AvenueTBADetails

Sunday

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday

  • Greenport Gallery Walk, Main Street. Six terrific galleries stay open late, offering refreshments too. Every First Friday through December. 6-9 pm. Details.
  • Art Opening and Reception: Rock & Roll Machine, Greenport Harbor Brewing Greenport. 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. Reception 7-9 pm. Details
  • Shakespeare in the ParkMitchell Park. Northeast Stage presents As You Like It, 7 pm. Details.
  • Matinee Film: RaceMattituck-Laurel Library. "Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy." 12:30 pm. Details
  • Youth On Stage Musical: UrinetownMattituck. The North Fork Community Theater presents its annual summer youth on stage musical. Urinetown is a "A sidesplitting sendup of greed, love, revolution (and musicals!), in a time when water is worth its weight in gold." 8 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Shakespeare in the ParkMitchell Park. Northeast Stage presents As You Like It, 7 pm. Details.
  • 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.
  • Annual Arts and Crafts Show, Cutchogue Village Green. This huge arts & crafts show features a raffle and a 'project runway' show, live music and food  9 am- 4 pm, 10 am (runway). Rain date Sunday. Details.
  • Youth On Stage Musical: UrinetownMattituck. The North Fork Community Theater presents its annual summer youth on stage musical. Urinetown is a "A sidesplitting sendup of greed, love, revolution (and musicals!), in a time when water is worth its weight in gold." 8 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
  • Youth On Stage Musical: UrinetownMattituck. The North Fork Community Theater presents its annual summer youth on stage musical. Urinetown is a "A sidesplitting sendup of greed, love, revolution (and musicals!), in a time when water is worth its weight in gold." 8 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: New Paintings by Michael HarveyGreenport. Michael Harvey’s artwork- paintings, books, films and videos- have been shown in galleries, museums, and in international exhibitions. Through August 7. 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.   
  • Greenport TheaterGreenport.  Inheritance, photographs by Andrea Tese. Inheritance is on display through Wednesday, Sept. 7. Details.
  • Southold LibrarySouthold. Paintings by the late Jim Murphy.  Open when the library isDetails.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards, CutchoguePomme© 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
  • 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 GalleryCutchogue. Paintings by Amy Worth. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Alex Ferrone GalleryCutchogueAbstraction. The Abstraction Exhibit brings an unconventional visual presentation from three regional artists - Scott Farrell, Christine Matthäi, and Alex Vignoli. Having pulled elements from everyday scenes, each artist then created new images that take us away from the original setting, and leave us with little or no representational reference to the initial view. Wine & cheese. 6-8 pm. Details. Through August 7. Th - Sun 11 am - 6 pm (5 pm Sundays); or by appointment. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel Library GalleryMattituckWatercolors, by Pat Russo. A native of Long Island, Russo’s paintings of floras and landscapes express her need to explore and visually communicate the ever changing weather patterns, intrinsic beauty, harmony, and unpredictability of nature. 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.
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Artist in ResidenceSound Avenue. In the Wine Club Barn, view  the work of Patrick O'Leary. In the main tasting room, view the work of Laura Pashayan. Through July 31. Details.

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.

History

Friday

  • Hallockville Museum FarmSound Avenue. Hallockville is comprised of 28 acres along with 19 historic houses, barns and outbuildings ranging from the mid-18th century Hallock Homestead to the Depression-era Cichanowicz Farmhouse. Visitors can tour the museum’s buildings, gardens and collections. Experience real farming in the museum’s fields and meet Hallockville’s friendly cows, sheep and chickens. Tours 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
  • 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 FarmSound Avenue. Hallockville is comprised of 28 acres along with 19 historic houses, barns and outbuildings ranging from the mid-18th century Hallock Homestead to the Depression-era Cichanowicz Farmhouse. Visitors can tour the museum’s buildings, gardens and collections. Experience real farming in the museum’s fields and meet Hallockville’s friendly cows, sheep and chickens. Tours at 12:15, 1:15 and 2:15. 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
  • 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

Saturday 

  • Bug Lighthouse CruiseGreenport. Guests disembark at Bug Light where they learn its history and hear the story of the ghost dog, Brownie. 4-6 pm. Details.
  • StargazingCuster Institute Southold. The oldest observatory in Long Island shows you the heavens. 8 pm. 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