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North Fork Crush; Wine Dinners, Classic Cars; Hen House Tour

Listings for Friday June 24 - Sunday June 26

The Second Annual North Fork Crush--an event featuring the best of our wine and food--returns to Jamesport Vineyards on Saturday. Two sessions, Noon-3 pm and 4-7 pm. A deeper but narrower showcase of North Fork foodie culture is The Lenz Wine Dinner at Caci North Fork on Friday Night and the Bedell Cellar dinner in the vines on Sunday.

The 46th Annual Cutchogue Lions Classic Car Show comes to Pindar Vineyards on Sunday. View a couple hundred cars while enjoying Pindar wine and supporting a good cause.

Saturday, tour local hen houses--different scales, different properties--and find out how to keep your own hens.

All weekend long, enjoy live music, gorgeous scenery, interesting exhibits & talks, and so much more.

The Highlights for Friday June 24 - Sunday June 26

(Click a title to reach the full listings for that type of event)

Food, Farm & Vineyard

Head to our vineyards, restaurants and farms for wine dinners, live music, special pairings and tours of all kinds.

Live Music

Some three dozen shows of all sorts of music, in venues from beach to vineyard to bar.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Interesting talks, an art opening and reception.

History

The historic buildings of the Cutchogue New Suffolk Historical Council open for the season.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Stargaze; cruise to bug light.

 

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

  • Caci North Fork: Winemaker Dinner with The Lenz Winery, Southold. Pairings from Chef Marco Pellegrini and Winemaker Eric Fry. Quintessentially North Fork: four courses of delicious food thoughtfully paired with terrific wine. Reception 6:30pm Seating 7:00 pm. Menu & Details.
  • Jamesport Meeting House: An Evening of Wine and Cheese, Jamesport. Enjoy an evening of wine and cheese to support the Meeting House’s efforts to build a much-needed ADA accessible restroom. 6-8 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • North Fork Hen House Tour, North Fork. Get your tour map and some guidance, and then set off from Cornell's starting point to view up to 17 different hen houses on spread throughout the North Fork on their tour. Meet some of the many farmers and private individuals raising chickens and learn all about it. 10 am -3 pm. Details.
  • First & South: Artist's Happy Hour, Greenport. Stop by for happy hour and check out a showcase of Jeremy Garretson’s photographic work. 4-6 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.
  • Lieb Cellars: Summer Solstice Party, Cutchogue. Live music from Rob Europe and The Second Hands and pizza from Pizza Rita food truck. Come early to get a good seat on the patio! 4-8 pm. Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards: Winemaker's WalkCutchogue. Tour and tasting; starts at 1 pm. Details
  • The Village Cheese Shop: Beer & Cheese Pairing with Sand City BreweryLove Lane. Enjoy four beers paired with cheese & chocolate. 6-8 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.
  • Jamesport Vineyard: 2nd Annual North Fork Crush, Jamesport. Experience over 100 wines and many delicious foods from throughout the region, while enjoying special access to the winemakers and getting inside information. Tickets are available for each of two three-hour afternoon sessions, both of which take place under tents so the event can be savored rain or shine. Noon-3 pm, 4-7 pm. Details.

Sunday 

  • Pindar Vineyards: 46th Annual Car Show, Peconic. This amazing car show in the fields at Pindar supports a great cause. If you love beautiful cars and/or Pindar wine, it's a terrific combination. Professional judging, lots of prizes, 9 am- 4pm. Details
  • Bedell Cellars: Vineyard Dinner, Cutchogue. Pair stunning vineyard views with elegant farm to table dining at our annual vineyard dinner series. Chef Noah creates a fresh seasonal menu from local ingredients to showcase our wine selections. 5-8 pm. Menu & 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.
  • 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

Saturday 

Sunday

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday

  • Talk: Nature's JournalPeconic Landing Greenport. Welcome John Holzapfel, a science teacher, past Southold Town Trustee, and oyster grower, at his monthly nature series. The program will consist of a little science, lots of pictures and a timely discussion of natures activities for the month. 4-5 pm. Details.
  • Talk: Todd Gipstein, Author and President of the Ledge Light FoundationGreenport. Todd Gipstein has traveled the world as a photographer, writer, producer, and lecturer. He has worked with National Geographic since 1987, where he was for many years a staff executive producer and the Society’s director of multi-image productions. His award-winning shows for the Geographic have dealt with a diverse range of topics, including photography, nature, the environment, history, exploration, travel, and the Geographic itself. His photography has been exhibited in the United States, Europe, and the Caribbean, and he frequently participates in photography and media festivals in Europe. In addition, Todd has worked alongside, interviewed, and made documentaries about some of the world’s greatest photographers. In their not so spare time, he and his wife Marcia, a yoga instructor, are restoring a lighthouse a mile out to sea off the coast of their home in Groton, Connecticut. 7-9 pm. Details
  • Lighthouse Keeper's Talk: Maritime Aids to NavigationHorton Point Lighthouse Southold. Aids to Navigation can provide a boater with the same type of information drivers get from street signs and stop signals. These aids could be a lighthouse, day-beacons, range lights, or sound signals. Each has a purpose and helps in determining location, getting from one place to another or staying out of danger. The Keeper’s Talk will be held on the porch of the lighthouse. After the talk, docents will take visitors on a guided tour of the Nautical Museum and offer an optional climb to the top of the Lighthouse Tower. 2-3 pm. Details
  • Matinee Film: The King and I, Mattituck-Laurel Library. 60th Anniversary showing. "A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children; starring Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner." 12:30 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Exhibit: Dead Man's Cove: 10 Shipwrecks & One LighthouseReichert Gallery Southold. Tragedies at sea and the navigational dangers of the area surrounding Horton Point have been documented since the early 1800's. This exhibition showcases the stories about 10 vessels that encountered trouble on the Long Island Sound. The exhibition answers: Who was in command? Who made up the crew? What was it like to be a passenger on one of these fateful voyages? 1-4 pm. Details
  • Talk: History of Oysters & the Oyster Industry on the North Fork, New Suffolk Waterfront. Speaker: John Holzapfel. 10 am. Details.
  • Exhibit Opening and Reception: Abstraction, Alex Ferrone Gallery Cutchogue. 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.

Ongoing 

  • Greenport Harbor Brewing: Cultivated RealitiesGreenport. Corey Solinger and Katie Grove. Showing for the first time together, Solinger and Grove’s mixed media pieces each combine fascinating objects from nature with both real and imagined landscapes to create evocative images. The individual realities they have created through their imagery, along with a clever combination of found materials and painting, produces an imaginative and innovative atmosphere for the viewer. Open when the tasting room is. Through July 31.  Details.
  • Floyd Memorial Library: Along the ShorelineGreenport. Tom D’Emic photographer. On exhibit May 28 through July 3. 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. 
  • Floyd Memorial LibraryGreenportTBA Open when the library is. Details.
  • Southold LibrarySouthold. Paintings by Nick Cordone. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Rothman's Art GallerySouthold. Crowning Glory. By award winning artist, photographer, and videographer, Taffi Laing and her husband, drummer Corky Laing. Through July 4. Noon-6 pm. Details.
  • 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 GalleryCutchogueFarms & Barns. 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 GalleryMattituckThe Performers, Paintings by Jada Roland.  In this show, the nationally known North Fork artist explores her 35-year career as a stage and television actor. This collection of beautifully painted oils depicts many kinds of performers: actors, dancers, circus acts, Venice Carnivale masqueraders, fortune tellers and more. Each emotionally evocative image reminds us that we, too, are all performers – don't miss it! Open when the library isDetails.
  • Clovis Point Winery, Jamesport. 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 Valerie Zeman & Harold Nadeau. Open Wed. - Sun., noon to 10 pm. Through July 27. 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 Marie Camenares. Meet Camenares on Saturday, June 11th and Sunday, June 26th from 2-5pm. Through June 30. 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, 2-5 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
  • Reichert Gallery Exhibit: Dead Man's Cove: 10 Shipwrecks & One LighthouseSouthold. Tragedies at sea and the navigational dangers of the area surrounding Horton Point have been documented since the early 1800's. This exhibition showcases the stories about 10 vessels that encountered trouble on the Long Island Sound. The exhibition answers: Who was in command? Who made up the crew? What was it like to be a passenger on one of these fateful voyages? 1-4 pm. Details
  • Horton Point LighthouseSouthold. Built in 1857, this lighthouse is home to a nautical museum and a beautiful park. Visit our newest exhibit on Oysters on the North Fork. Bring a picnic and enjoy the spectacular view of Long Island Sound and Connecticut from our eight-acre park. Descend 120 steps to the beach or walk the nature trail. Weather permitting, there are front porch craft demonstrations on Sunday afternoons. There will also be special events throughout this special summer. Concerts are occasionally held in the summer. Sat, Sun. 11:30 am - 4 pm. Details
  • Lighthouse Keeper's Talk: Maritime Aids to NavigationHorton Point Lighthouse Southold. Aids to Navigation can provide a boater with the same type of information drivers get from street signs and stop signals. These aids could be a lighthouse, day-beacons, range lights, or sound signals. Each has a purpose and helps in determining location, getting from one place to another or staying out of danger. The Keeper’s Talk will be held on the porch of the lighthouse. After the talk, docents will take visitors on a guided tour of the Nautical Museum and offer an optional climb to the top of the Lighthouse Tower. 2-3 pm. Details
  • Historic Buildings, Cutchogue Village Green. The Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Society maintains several buildings and host tours. 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Hallockville Museum Farm, Sound 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, 2-5 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 Indian MuseumSouthold. A rich collection of primarily Algonquin art and artifacts. Sunday 1-4:30 pm. Details.  
  • Hortons Point LighthouseSouthold. Built in 1857, this lighthouse is home to a nautical museum and a beautiful park. Visit our newest exhibit on Oysters on the North Fork. Bring a picnic and enjoy the spectacular view of Long Island Sound and Connecticut from our eight-acre park. Descend 120 steps to the beach or walk the nature trail. Weather permitting, there are front porch craft demonstrations on Sunday afternoons. There will also be special events throughout this special summer. Concerts are occasionally held in the summer. Sat, Sun. 11:30 am - 4 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 Light" Lighthouse Cruise & TourGreenport. Tour one of the very few offshore lighthouses people can visit.  Ticket includes a narrated tour and round-trip boat ride to the lighthouse. The guest narrator/guide for this cruise is Yvonne Lieblein, a Greenport native who will share her personal Bug Light stories and memories along with the history of her favorite lighthouse. 4-6 pm. Details
  • StargazingCuster Institute Southold. The oldest observatory in Long Island shows you the heavens. 8 pm. Details.

Ongoing

  • Orient Beach State ParkOrient Point, offers a huge range of outdoor activities, including canoeing, hiking, paddle boarding, and swimming. Details.
  • Wickham's Fruit Farm: U-Pick, Cutchogue. Currently picking Strawberries. Mon-Sat. 9 am- 4 pm. Details.
  • Patty's Berries & Bunches: U-PickMattituck. Currently picking Strawberries and Snap Peas. 9 am - 5:30 pm. Details.