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Love Lane Stroll, LIWinterfest: Art of the Vine, Sound on Sound Concert

Friday night stroll down Love Lane, enjoying four wines exquisitely paired with food. Hosted by Roanoke Vineyards, and including stops at The Village Cheese Shop, Love Lane Kitchen, a Mano, and Lombardi's. Saturday and Sunday LI Winterfest is in full swing, with special wine focused events and concerts at vineyards throughout the North Fork. Head to Martha Clara for Wine 101, Palmer to learn about unusual local varietals or Raphael to get the North Fork varietal 101, Pindar to demystify Mythology, Sparkling Pointe to understand Methodé Champenoise, Coffee Pot for  a sneak peek at their 2013 Meritage...the options go on and on.

Martha Clara continues their 21 and over nighttime concert series with 60's tribute band Jukebox Explosion.

Beyond all those choices, meet authors, enjoy art exhibits, learn local history and so much more.

The Highlights

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Food, Farm & Vineyard

Many vineyards are hosting special wine-focused events and concerts at #LIWinterfest kicks off.

Live Music

This weekend offers two nearly dozen shows.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Comedy night to benefit the animal shelter; a model train exhibit, a nature talk, Bolshoi Ballet in HD, more.

History

Explore our historic hamlets.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Hike Mashomack.  Stargaze at Custer.

Food, Farm and Vineyard

Friday

  • Winemaker's Winter Love Lane Stroll, Love Lane. Four courses, four venues, four Roanoke wines, and a singing winemaker . . . wow! Begin at the Love Lane wine bar, visit 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. Reservations Required. 6 pm. Details.

Saturday 

  • The Old Field: Couples DiscountSouthold. In the spirit of love, The Old Field offers a little encouragement Saturdays this February. Depending on how long you have been together come and get a discount off your tasting fee... 5 years $2.00 off, 10 years $4.00 off, 15 years $6.00 off, 20 years $8.00 off, 25 years $10.00 off, 30+ years $12.00 off...So grab your sweetheart, get warm by the fire, and enjoy each other and some wine! 11 am - 4pm. Details
  • Sparkling Pointe:  Tour the World Cheese PairingSouthold.  Enjoy three wines and three regional cheeses from the U.S., Spain, France and Italy. 11 am - 5 pm.  Details
  • Rafael Vineyards: NoFo Varietals 101Peconic. 4 tasting flight with pairing that includes Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, & Merlot with a free glass. Five sittings, starting 12:30-2:30 pm. Details
  • Pindar: Demystifying MythologyPeconic. Explore the grape varietals that make up Mythology. Taste each and learn how wine blending works. Explore the grape varietals that make up Mythology. Taste each and learn how wine blending works. 2-4 pm. Details.
  • Coffee Pot Cellars: 2013 Meritage Sneak PeakCutchogue. With winemaker Adam Suprenant. 2-5 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 starting at 2:30, also involving a taste of four wines. Details.
  • Clovis Point: Oyster Schucking & TastingLaurel. A delicious demonstration. 1 pm. Details.
  • Palmer Vineyards: The Wonderful Varietals of PalmerSound Avenue. Discover the obscure varietals grown at palmer vineyards! Winemaker Miguel Martin has introduced some varietals from his native Spain to the north fork.  We’ll be tasting Long Island’s only Albariño, along with Malvasia, Muscat, Viognier, Pinot Blanc and more.  Limited to 25 people. 2:30-4:30 pm.  Details

Sunday

  • Sparkling Pointe: Unraveling Methodé Champenoise Tour & Grand Tasting, Southold.  This tour includes an informative and detailed tour throughout the vineyard and winery. Learn this specialized winemaking process, including tasting our sparkling wines at 3 different stages, plus enjoy a signature Grand Tasting Flight to complete the experience. 2 pm. Details.
  • Rafael Vineyards: NoFo Varietals 101Peconic. 4 tasting flight with pairing that includes Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, & Merlot with a free glass. Five sittings, starting 12:30-2:30 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 at 2:30, also involving a taste of four wines. Details.
  • Diliberto Winery: Sunday (Dinner) with GrandmaJamesport. "Sundays with Grandma” dinners, feature a pasta demonstration, three-course homemade meal paired with our award-winning wines, live Italian music performances. Tickets required. 1 pm. Details
  • Martha Clara: Wine 101Sound Avenue. A class offered to get you started on your wine loving journey! The basics of wine making, wine tasting, the Long Island wine region, and the history of Martha Clara. Seats are limited and must be reserved in advance. 1 pm. Details.
Live Music

Friday:

Saturday: 

  • Southold Library, Southold. Sheri Miller. An Intimate Afternoon. Classics from Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, and the Beatles, along with her own original pieces. 2 pm. Details.
  • Duck Walk NorthSoutholdThe Ed Travers Band, 4 pm. Details.
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. Sahara, 1-4 pm. Details
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicRomeo's Dream, 2-5 pm. Details
  • Raphael Vineyard, PeconicThe Two Dons & Susan, 1-4 pm. Details
  • PindarPeconicJen Kane, 1-5 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.
  • Pellegrini VineyardsCutchogue. Jack Morelli 1:30-3:30 pm. Details.
  • Four Doors DownMattituck. Who Are Those Guys, 8 pm. Details.
  • Macari Vineyards, MattituckMJT. Check out their new music hereDetails
  • Clovis PointLaurelFirefly, 1:30-4:30 pm. Details  
  • Martha Clara Vineyards, Sound Avenue. Todd Grossman, 1-4 pm. Details
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Sound on Sound Concert Series, Sound Avenue. Jukebox Explosion, A Musical Tribute to the 1960s. Jukebox Explosion brings you the best of the "British Invasion" and the American response to that invasion! Covering the best of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Hollies, The Rascals, CCR, The Beach Boys and more. 21 and older only. Doors open a 7 pm. Details.

Sunday

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday

  • Book Event: Reading, Q&A, Signing: The Wheelhouse Café, Floyd Memorial Library Greenport. Greenport native, Yvonne Lieblein will share passages and music from her debut novel featuring a song-scape composed by her husband, Josh Horton. 6 pm. Details.
  • Matinee Film: My Old LadyMattituck-Laurel Library. "An American inherits an apartment in Paris that comes with an unexpected resident. Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Maggie Smith." 1:30 pm. Details

Saturday

  • Celebrate Black History MonthPeconic Landing. Singer songwriter Sheree Elder performs and Marjorie Day leads the crowd in readings. 3 pm. Details.
  • Book Talk: Peconic Bay: Four Centuries of History on Long Island’s North and South Forks, Southold Free Library Marilyn Weigold, a professor at Pace University and a Southold resident, entertains and surprises with her impressionistic storytelling  of regional history.” 2 pm. Details.

Ongoing

  • 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 LibraryGreenportCollages by Donald L. Currie. On exhibit through February 28. Open 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 February 29.  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 Moments in Time, watercolors by Evelyn Lucas Lucas tries "to capture the essence of light falling on familiar objects, the interlocking of shapes of buildings, the beauty of a field, newly planted, the tangled remains of the summer flowers by the side of the road.” Open when the library is. Through February 29. Details.
  • Clovis Point WineryLaurel. Good 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.

History

Saturday

  • Celebrate Black History MonthPeconic Landing. Singer songwriter Sheree Elder performs and Marjorie Day leads the crowd in readings. 3 pm. Details
  • Book Talk: Peconic Bay: Four Centuries of History on Long Island’s North and South ForksSouthold Free Library Marilyn Weigold, a professor at Pace University and a Southold resident, entertains and surprises with her impressionistic storytelling  of regional history.” 2 pm. Details.

Ongoing

  • 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

Saturday

  • Custer Observatory: How to Use Your TelescopeSouthold. Is there a telescope gathering dust in the closet because you don't know how to use it? Perhaps you have been using your telescope but it doesn't seem to be working quite right and you're asking yourself: "Is it me or the equipment?" Or maybe you'd like to buy a telescope and want to know what to consider before making the purchase. This lecture and workshop will provide the answers. Followed by hands-on help from the instructor and Custer's Observatory Staff so bring your equipment with you. Weather permitting, we will do some observing after the presentation. Instructor Jeff Norwood is a veteran amateur astronomer, telescope mechanic, and owner of Camera Concepts in Patchogue. 7 pm. Details.
  • The Custer Institute: StargazingSouthold. The oldest public observatory is open for viewing, weather permitting. Note, viewing is best with less moon. Enjoy the peak Geminid show too. Here's the moon calendar.  8 pm - midnight. Details.

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.