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Love Lane First Friday, Indian Summer Gala, 4th Annual Oyster Showcase, BMWs & More

October's first weekend is busy like summer: full of music, art, and special events. Start off by strolling Love Lane Friday evening, enjoying the food, drink, music and craft the Norman Rockwell street offers, or head to one of the restaurants and wineries offering live music. Saturday, highlights include a new art exhibit opening with wine and light bites, the Indian Summer Gala offers a maritime evening of food, drink and music in support of Greenport's Historical Society. Sunday, Sparkling Pointe hosts the 4th Annual Oyster Showcase, Pindar hosts a BMW show, Chef Noah puts on his first Harvest Dinner (with Bedell), and a four hands concert at historic Jamesport Meeting House raises money for the tragically destroyed Universalist Church. The Highlights

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Festivals and Charity Events

Stroll Love Lane Friday, in a street fair style festival; support the Stirling Historical Society of Greenport at its gala Saturday, Sunday enjoy classic music to help rebuild the Universalist Church.

Food, Farm & Vineyard

Saturday and Sunday offer the usual tours and tastings; Sunday head to the oyster showcase at Sparkling Pointe, or ogle BMWs at Pindar, or embrace the farm to table culture at Noah's Harvest Dinner

Live Music

Dozens of shows, including a special concert at the Perlman Music Program and one at Jamesport Meeting House

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Meet authors and see a special quilt show Friday, enjoy an art opening, an art and antique show and a quilting workshop Saturday, and enjoy interesting lectures Saturday and Sunday.

History

Enjoy our historic buildings and an interesting tour of Sound Avenue.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Enjoy our beautiful place, star gaze, learn to identify hawks in flight.

Festivals and Charity Events

Friday

  • First Friday, Love Lane. The merchants of Love Lane--purveyors of food, wine, music & more--welcome you; stroll the lane and sample all the goodness from 6-9 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Indian Summer Gala, Greenport. This cocktail hour gala is set in a working shipyard, features delicious appetizers, drinks, live music and a silent auction of handcrafted wood buoys. Supports the Stirling Historical Society. 5-7 pm Details.

Sunday

  • Benefit Piano Concert at Jamesport Meeting House, Jamesport. Nationally-recognized pianists Charlotte Day and Jeffrey Wentz present a Piano Four-Hands Concert of original works for piano four-hands by Mozart, Schubert, Debussy and Poulenc. The program includes Schubert's beautiful Fantasy in F Minor. The concert is a benefit to raise the funds to rebuild the Unitarian Universalist church, sadly lost to fire.  Details.
Food, Farm and Vineyard

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.  6-10 pm. Details
  • Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard: Vine To Wine TourPeconic. The most comprehensive wine tour in the region, at the first custom winemaking center on the North Fork, hosted  by Anthony Sannino, owner and winemaker.  Reservations required. 1 pm. Details.
  • Sang Lee Farms: Tour, Taste, Talk, Peconic. Tour organic farm fields, greenhouses and barn. Enjoy an amazing tasting of delicious vegetables and prepared products from the Sang Lee Kitchen.  11-12:30 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.

Sunday

  • Noah's Harvest Dinner featuring Bedell Cellars, Greenport. Lots of local deliciousness, carefully crafted and paired. Here's the menuDetails.
  • Sparkling Pointe: 4th Annual Local Oyster Showcase, Southold. Sparkling Pointe hosts three hours of oysters, sparkling wine, and jazz. 2-5 pm. Details
  • Pindar: BMW Car ShowPeconic.  Enjoy these beautiful driving machines, Noon-5 pm. 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 at 2:30, also involving a taste of four wines. Details.
Live Music

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

  • Perlman Music Program: Chamber Music with PMP AlumniShelter Island. The Perlman Music Program's Alumni Chamber Music Retreat concludes with a concert of selections by Beethoven, Debussy, Dvorak, Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Schubert. 4:30 pm. Details.
  • Ram's Head Inn: Summer Jazz SeriesShelter IslandJane Hastay with special guests. 6-9:30 pm. Details. 
  • Sparkling PointeSoutholdAlex Cough Jazz Duo, performing jazz standards and bossa nova classics. 2-5 pm. Details.
  • A LureSoutholdAhmad Ali, 2-5 pm. Details.
  • Duck Walk NorthSoutholdTBA, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. Nina Et Cetera, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • PindarPeconic. Dennis Conti, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Lenz WineryPeconicTBA, 2-5 pm. Details.
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicThe East End Trio, 1-4 pm.  Details
  • Raphael Vineyard, PeconicApril Rain, 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Pugliese VineyardsCutchogueTBA. 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Vineyard 48Cutchogue. Live DJ, 1-6 pm. Details
  • Bridge LaneMattituckJeff Leblanc, 1-4 pm. Details
  • Laurel Lake VineyardsLaurel. Firefly, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Clovis PointJamesportIan Petillo, 1:30-5 pm. Details.
  • Jason's Vineyard, Jamesport. TBA  1-5 pmDetails.
  • Jamesport VineyardJamesportTBA, 2-6 pm. Details.
  • Dilberto Winery, Jamesport. TBA, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Benefit Piano Concert at Jamesport Meeting HouseJamesport. Nationally-recognized pianists Charlotte Day and Jeffrey Wentz present a Piano Four-Hands Concert of original works for piano four-hands by Mozart, Schubert, Debussy and Poulenc. The program includes Schubert's beautiful Fantasy in F Minor. The concert is a benefit to raise the funds to rebuild the Unitarian Universalist church, sadly lost to fire.  Details.
  • Martha Clara Vineyards, Sound Avenue. Paul Mahos & Jeff Allegue, 2-5 pm. Details.
Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday

  • Author Event, Greenport. The North Fork Writers Group will read excerpts from their new anthology, "Seven Voices." We will hear readings from Joyce DeCordova, Kit Storjohann, Gene Rackovitch, and Teresa Taylor. There will also be a Q&A and signing to accompany the book. 6:30 pm. Details.
  • Eastern Long Island Quilter's Guild presents Shannon Shirley’s Eclectic Mix Trunk Show, Peconic. Shannon Shirley shares her quilts since 1989 and lessons learned along the way. Shirley's most popular trunk show because it shares some of all the styles of her quilts. Quilts inspired by children’s artwork, incorporating vintage needlework, art quilts, traditional…there is sure to be something to interest everyone. Details.
  • Matinee Film: PaddingtonMattituck.  "A young Peruvian bear finds himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, London, until the kindly Brown family takes him in." 1:30 pm. Details.  

Saturday

  • Harper Lee: A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an EnigmaGreenport. Michael Edelson gives an illustrated talk of Lee’s life, work and other unpublished writings utilizing interviews, film clips and stills, analyzing her books and the Oscar-winning 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird. 2 pm. Details
  • Eastern Long Island Quilter's Guild presents Shannon Shiley’s Bottles and Blooms workshopPeconic. Quilters create a daffodil wall hanging using interfaced turned applique to make the basic bottles, adding details with Inktense watercolor pencils and hand embroidery. The blossom sare made using a variety of techniques to create variety and interest in the blooms. The workshop is open to all levels of quilters.9:30 am- 4 pm. Details.
  • The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild: Antiques Fair and Country Bake SaleCutchogue. Enjoy the gallery and the fair on the lawn in front. Rain date Oct. 10. 8am-4pm. Details.
  • Travel Talk: Travel to an Ancient Land (Turkey)Cutchogue. Using slides and personal experiences, Professor Barbara Ripel will bring you along on her recent journey to the ancient lands of Istanbul, Turkey and other lands in the Middle East. 2 pm. Details
  • Art Opening and Reception: Globetrotting, Cutchogue. Featuring works by award-winning photographers Susan Dooley, Ray Germann, and Dave Burns. Go around the world with a selection of photographs from the journeys of these East Coast photographers, Susan Dooley. Enjoy local wine from Pellegrini Vineyards and hors d’oeuvres. 6-8 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • Sunday Story: Sound Avenue-My Favorite RoadSouthold. Richard Wines presents  Sound Avenue from Mattituck to Wading River through slides of archival photos and plenty of stories! What is still there, and what has changed? For everyone who appreciates history and a good time! 2 pm. Details.

Ongoing

  • Oyster Ponds Historical Society, Orient. Mini-Exhibitions. Thurs, Sat & Sun 2-5 pm;  Details.
  • Shelter Island LibraryShelter Island. Art from the Island open studio event.  Open when the library isDetails.
  • Art Without BarriersGreenport. The grounds of beautiful Brecknock Hall host a sculpture garden like no other. The area’s first permanent outdoor sculpture exhibition is located on the grounds of Brecknock Hall. The sculpture garden showcases high-quality works by local and international sculptors that best complement and enhance this unique building and surrounding landscape. This year’s exhibition, “Art Without Barriers: What You Hear is What You See,” harnesses the power of assistive technology to enhance access to art – not just for those with visual impairments, but for the sighted as well. Daily through October. 11am - 3 pm,  Details.
  • Floyd Memorial LibraryGreenportBackyard Project 2013, Scott McIntire's photographs of mammals, birds and insects. Open Mon-Fri 9:30 am - 8 pm, Sat 9:30 am - 5 pm, Sun 1 pm - 5 pm. Details.
  • Nova Constellatio GalleryGreenport. Exhibiting On the Water, new paintings by Isabelle Haran-Leonardi. 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.
  • 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 LibrarySouthold. Paintings of Don Wilson. Open when the library isDetails
  • Mayne Gallery: Southold Paintings, Then and NowSouthold. Historic paintings of the North Fork juxtaposed by contemporary works that depict similar or identical scenes, highlighting the changing landscapes and cityscapes over the decades. In some cases the older paintings span as far back as 100 years, making the differences between them and the modern works even more striking. Through October 11, 2015, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday, 1-4pm. Details
  • Cosden-Price Gallery: Barns of the North Fork, Southold. The Southold Historical Society presents paintings by local artists. Through Oct. 3. Wed-Sun, 1-5 pm.  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.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards, CutchogueThree exhibits:  Springtime Art by Jeffrey Abrams & Chris Stavropolis,  Music through the eyes of Photographer Stephen Lang, and The Fine Art of Wine by photographer Richard Ritter.  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.
  • The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild, Cutchogue. Group show. M-Sa 10 am-5 pm; Sun noon-5 pm. Details.
  • Cutchogue Library GalleryCutchogueBoats. Show juried by Cecily Jaffe of Cecily’s Love Lane Gallery Celebrating the Whitebread RaceOpen when the library is.  Through November 9. Details.
  • Alex Ferrone GalleryCutchogueGlobetrotting. Featuring works by award-winning photographers Susan Dooley, Ray Germann, and Dave Burns. Go around the world with a selection of photographs from the journeys of these East Coast photographers, Susan Dooley. Open Thurs-Sun 11-6 pm.  Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel LibraryMattituck.   Viewpoints of Human Culture, a group show of PAM! Artists.  Open when the library isDetails.
  • Jamesport Manor Inn: Jerry Schwabe and Steven SchreiberJamesport.Paintings by Jerry Schwabe of East Hampton, NY and photographs by Steven Schreiber of Flanders, NY.  On display Wed. - Sun., noon to 10 pm. through October 28. Details

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.

History

 

Sunday

  • Sunday Story: Sound Avenue-My Favorite RoadSouthold. Richard Wines presents  Sound Avenue from Mattituck to Wading River through slides of archival photos and plenty of stories! What is still there, and what has changed? For everyone who appreciates history and a good time! 2 pm. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel Then and Now, Mattituck. Go down a picture journey of Main Road, Love Lane, Pike Street and other locales, projecting on the big screen photographs of houses and landmarks in Mattituck and Laurel from 100, 75, and 50 years ago, and then revealing what these locations are today. 2-4 pm. Details.

Ongoing

  • Oyster Ponds Historical SocietyOrient. The OHS has multiple galleries in several buildings, exhibiting works from four centuries. Main summer exhibit: The Works of William Steeple Davis. Oysterponds artist William Steeple Davis (1884-1961) spent virtually all of his life in Orient. The Oysterponds Historical Society has an enormous amount of his work in various media, including photographs, most depicting Oysterponds and spanning more than half a century. Not only do these demonstrate his skill as a photographer, they also document Oysterponds in the first half of the twentieth century. The exhibition will concentrate on his work in painting and photography beginning when he was thirteen years old, and presents a sampling of the subjects that interested him most." Through September. Thurs, Sat and Sun 2-5 pm;  Details.
  • Shelter Island Historical SocietyShelter Island. Museum open Sat and Sun 10am-2pm. Details
  • Stirling Historical Society: Margaret Ireland House MuseumGreenport. The museum is open. Sat- Sun 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.
  • 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 MuseumNative American Shell Fishers on Long Island, Pre- and Post-ContactSouthold. Lithic, ceramic, shell, and bone artifacts associated with Long Island Native American activity in harvesting and cooking shellfish and other animals both pre- and post-contact with Europeans. Sunday 1-4:30 pm. Details.
  • Mayne Gallery: Southold Paintings, Then and NowSouthold. Historic paintings of the North Fork juxtaposed by contemporary works that depict similar or identical scenes, highlighting the changing landscapes and cityscapes over the decades. In some cases the older paintings span as far back as 100 years, making the differences between them and the modern works even more striking. Through October 11, 2015, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday, 1-4pm. Details
  • Southold Historical Society: Maple Lane ComplexSouthold. Bring out the family and enjoy a tour of our grounds, including the Ann Currie-Bell House, Thomas Moore House, Pine Neck Barn and many other buildings. Open Sat, Sun, and Wed, 1-4pm. 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.
  • Historic buildings and Carriage House Gift ShopCutchogue. Open to the public for the start of the season. Located on the hamlet's 'town' green. Sat, Sun & Mon 1-4 pm Details.
Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Saturday

  • North Fork Audubon Presents: Identifying Hawks In FlightGreenport.  Falcons, Buteo’s, Vultures, Harriers, Accipiters and Eagles are diurnal migrants that pass through the North Fork every fall and early October is the best time to go out and find them. This program will focus on identifying hawks in flight, which requires a different skill set for the birder, one not based on traditional field marks. Pat Hanly, the presenter, is a local North Fork birder, hawk-watcher and hawk enthusiast. 7:30 pm. Details.
  • 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.  6-10 pm. Details
  • The Custer Institute: StargazingSouthold. The oldest public observatory is open for viewing, weather permitting. Note, viewing is best with less moon. This summer Saturn, Jupiter and Venus are easily visible.  Here's the moon calendar.  8 pm - midnight. Details.
  • Mashomack Point Paddle, Shelter Island. Mashomack Point has a beautiful winding salt marsh, which is a joy to explore by self-powered boats. We will use both canoes and kayaks to investigate this waterway of the Katherine Ordway Wildlife Refuge. 9 am-Noon. Details.

Sunday

Ongoing

  • 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.