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Love Lane First Friday! Prisoner of 2nd Ave; MayGration; Concerts & Exhibits

Photo Credit: North Fork Audubon/Rick Kedenburg

The Highlights

Friday May 5 - Sunday May 7

The inaugural Love Lane First Friday arrives, rain or shine--enjoy the first block party of the season. Neil Simon's Prisoner of Second Avenue opens in Greenport. MayGration begins: Did you know the North Fork is on the bird migration super highway? All month walk with Audubon and explore this aspect of our natural heritage. Friday night learn how to be a birder to get the max out of MayGration.  The arts are on display this weekend, with several exhibit openings/meet the artists joining dozens of concerts and the theatrical opening. 

The Listings 

Friday April 28 - Sunday April 30

(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.)

From a Caci/Paumanok wine dinner to tours and tastings to a Love Lane block party, there's lots of great ways to enjoy our food and wine culture.

Live Music

Dozens of concerts at vineyards, libraries, and the Perlman Music Program.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Neil Simon's Prisoner of Second Avenue opens, as do several art exhibits. Learn to be a birder.

History

Enjoy our historic properties and downtowns.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Stroll the love lane block party; spot migrating and returning birds on an Audubon walk; stargaze at Custer. 

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 

  • Caci: Wine Maker Dinner with Paumanok Vineyards, Southold. Four fabulous courses thoughtfully paired with wine. 6:30-9:30 pm. Menu & Details
  • Love Lane First Fridays, Love Lane Mattituck.  All day participating businesses offer a special discount, demonstration or giveaway, capped with an evening block party on Love Lane & Pike Street, the Love Lane Crossroads.  Shops, restaurants and tasting rooms will be open late, live music will serenade strollers, and local artisans will offer crafts, bites and other delights. Village Cheese Shop offers street side fondue. Don't miss out on this great way to start your weekend right. Block party 6-9 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • 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. Noon-1 pm. Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards: Winemaker's WalkCutchogue. Tour and tasting; starts at 1 pm. Details
  • Shinn Estates Vineyard & Farmhouse: Tours & Barrel TastingMattituck. Shinn Estates offers a couple of ways to experience wine and wine making. Walk the vineyard with Barbara Shinn, Learn about sustainable, organic and Biodynamic wine growing. 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.
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Wine Glass Paint & SipSound Avenue. Tickets are extremely limited and include 2 hand painted glasses per person. Hosted by Potter Designs.  Doors open at 12:45 pm. Details
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Meet the Artist in ResidenceSound Avenue. See the artwork of SallyAnne Keller for the month of May; meet her 2-5 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • Waters Crest Winery: Rosé Exploration, Cutchogue. Take a journey from Provence to the North Fork through a sampling of Rosés from around the world. Noon. 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.
  • Clovis Point Vineyards: Comedy Night, Jamesport. Headliner: Jodie Wasserman!! NBC'S Last Comic Standing, BET's Comic View, plus Comedy Central's Premium Blend. Also, direct from the NY comedy scene: Hilary Schwartz, Mike Keegan & Paul Corrigan. Doors open at 7, show starts at 8:30 pm. Details
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Meet the Artist in ResidenceSound Avenue. See the artwork of SallyAnne Keller for the month of May; meet her 2-5 pm. Details.
Live Music

Friday

Saturday 

Sunday 

  • Perlman Music ProgramShelter Island. Works in Progress Concert, The Perlman Music Program’s exceptional students will present a free concert of classical masterworks at the Clark Arts Center on PMP’s Shelter Island campus. 2:30 pm. Details.
  • Southold Free Library, SoutholdThe Precisions, Rock 'n Roll Group Sunday, May 7 , 50s, 60s, 70s music performed by one of the classic East Coast vocal groups from the golden era of rock and roll. 2-3:30 pm. Details.
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. TBA, 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicEast End Trio, 2-5 pm. Details
  • Raphael VineyardPeconicBarely Acoustic, 1-4 pm. Details
  • PindarPeconicBob Carney, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Pugliese VineyardsCutchogueSecond Chance, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel Library, MattituckAmerican Voices. Pianist Paolo Bartolani and Mezzo Soprano Margo Gezarlian Grib perform songs from the great 20th century American composers: Copland, Barber and Ives. 2 pm. Details
  • Laurel Lake VineyardsLaurelDennis O'Connor, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Clovis PointJamesportBruce MacDonald, 1:30 pm. Details
  • Jason's VineyardJamesportTJ Brown, 1:30-5:30 pm. Details.
Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday 

  • Opening Night! Northeast Stage: The Prisoner of Second Avenue, Greenport. Paul Simon's classic. 8 pm. Tickets & Details
  • Talk: Spring Migration & The Beginning Birder, Peconic. Have you ever wanted to identify the birds you see in your yard every spring? Or maybe you have heard that same bird call along the your favorite woodland path each May and wondered what it was? If you have ever thought about moving past being a casual bird observer to being a birder, then this program is for you. Pat Hanly will present common birds and songs to help you identify spring songbirds. He’ll discuss the tools (binoculars, field guides, phone apps) that will help you in your journey. 7:30 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • ARTSI: Art Opening and Reception, Perlman Music Program Shelter Island. Enjoy "The Arrival of Spring in Mashomack", photos by Shelter Island artist Virginia Khuri. Reception at 4 pm. Details
  • Northeast Stage: The Prisoner of Second Avenue, Greenport. Paul Simon's classic. 8 pm. Tickets & Details.
  • Art Opening and Reception, Floyd Memorial Library GreenportWeather. Photography by the Light Painters. 3 pm. Details. 
  • 69th Annual Grand Opening and Open House, Old Town Arts and Crafts Guild Cutchogue. Peruse the works of the Guild's many artists. 10 am- 5 pm. Details
  • Wine Glass Paint & Sip, Martha Clara Vineyard. Tickets are extremely limited and include 2 hand painted glasses per person. Hosted by Potter Designs.  Doors open at 12:45 pm. Details
  • Meet the ArtistMartha Clara Vineyard. See the artwork of SallyAnne Keller for the month of May; meet her 2-5 pm. Details.

Sunday

Ongoing 

  • Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. Weather. 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, GreenportBirds of a Feather, Anneli Arms and Sigrid Sperzel work the intaglio etching process to create their masterpieces. 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.   
  • Industry Standard BarGreenport.  Experience foreign travel through Madison Fender's photography, portraits from her month in Indonesia and two months motorbiking through Vietnam. Through MayDetails.
  • Southold LibrarySouthold. Multi-media pieces by Southold High School students, curated by art instructor, Dan Gosnell.  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 VineyardsCutchogueSea Something, Save Something. Some of the multi-talented artists exhibiting are Kara Hoblin, Scott Bluedorn, Dalton Portella, Randee Post Daddona, Cindy Pease Roe, Peter Spacek, Idoline Duke, Dan Welden, Michele Dragonetti, Sarah Prescott and many more. 11 am-5 pm. Details
  • Cutchogue Library GalleryCutchogueElizabeth Neels, Capturing Fleeting Moments Drawings, Oil Paintings, Watercolors. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Alex Ferrone GalleryCutchogueSpring into Collecting, an eclectic selection of color and black & white works of varied artistic styles and subject matter by nine regional artists. Available for the fine art photography admirer and collector for purchase or viewing are works by Ennid Berger, Michael Edelson, Scott Farrell, Alex Ferrone, Richard Gardner, Ray Germann, Katherine Liepe-Levinson, Mike McLaughlin, and Alex Vignoli. Through May 14. Sa/Su 11 am-5 pm. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel Library GalleryMattituckBeauty from Mother Earth - Paintings and Silver Jewelry by Roz Menton. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Clovis Point VineyardsJamesport. Now showing Good Ground Artists. Details.
  • William Ris GalleryJamesporteARThNOFO, Paintings, mixed media using sustainable earth friendly and repurposed materials, weaving and ceramic by: Berges Alvarez, Eve Behar, Marissa Bridge, Erin Daniels, Anahi DeCanio, Judy Rosenthal, Sherry Schreiber & Ted Thereby. 11-5 pm. Details.
  • Rosalie Dimon GalleryJamesport. Works by Artists Steve Alpert & James Slezak. Open Wed. - Sun., noon to 10 pm. Through May 3, 2017. Details 
  • Martha Clara VineyardsSound Avenue. Martha Clara Vineyard's current artist in residence is Reme Roland.  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

Saturday

Sunday 

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Friday

  • Love Lane First FridaysLove Lane Mattituck.  All day participating businesses offer a special discount, demonstration or giveaway, capped with an evening block party on Love Lane & Pike Street, the Love Lane Crossroads.  Shops, restaurants and tasting rooms will be open late, live music will serenade strollers, and local artisans will offer crafts, bites and other delights. Village Cheese Shop offers street side fondue. Don't miss out on this great way to start your weekend right. Block party 6-9 pm. Details.

Saturday 

  • Audubon Bird Walk, Arshamomack Preserve. North Forkers, the summer residents are arriving. Our bird residents, that is. Join Rick Kedenburg for a leisurely bird-walk to discover some of our spring migrants and newly arrived summer residents. We will also be looking for our year-round residents that are setting up their nests now and winter birds that will soon go north. For info: 631-734-7144 or kedenbird@optonline.net Meet at the Trail Head on Chapel Lane, Greenport. Parking limited but you may park on the road. 8 am. Details
  • Stargaze, Custer 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 at 7 pm; observing until midnight. Details.

Sunday

Ongoing