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North Fork Foodie Tour, Nudes, Yachts

Saturday sample the artisanal agriculture of the entire North Fork; over two dozen farms participate in the 8th Annual North Fork Foodie Tour. Meet artists and authors and they present their works. Openings include Bare, an exhibit of spectral nudes. Featured authors include Jason Shields.

Saturday watch or participate in a wooden yacht regatta.

All weekend long a couple dozen bands play a wide range of music.

Ever want to get up close and personal with a drone? Saturday's your chance.

The Highlights

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Festivals & Charity Events

This week you can enjoy classic cars of all types while helping out the boy scouts; ride a Ferris wheel and crash bumper cars to benefit the East End Seaport Museum; dance to rock and bid on art for Peconic Green Growth; enjoy oysters by the bay for the New Suffolk Waterfront fund; or enjoy local artists at a weekend arts festival.

Food, Farm & Vineyard

Enjoy oysters while learning how they're raised; do yoga in the vines; paint in the vines; walk your dog in the vines; or just tour some vineyards...

Live Music

From Violin Fest! at Itzhak Perlman's music camp to Steeldrumania at Martha Clara Vineyard, the musical options are many and varied. Claudio's in Greenport corners the late night market, but there's lots of competition for your ears in the afternoon and evening slots.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Authors sign books, artists greet gallery visitors, art shows and festivals come to town.

History

The Sylvester Manor house is open for a tour; so is the Old House--the oldest house in New York State, reportedly. And then there's all the usual historic buildings and exhibits...

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Stargaze, wander the historic Sylvester Manor grounds, enjoy our beautiful beaches.

Festivals & Charity Events
  •  The 8th Annual North Fork Foodie Tour, The North Fork. With nearly two dozen local farms of all kinds participating, explore the bounty of the North Fork from many dimensions. Details.
Food, Farm & Vineyard

Friday

  • Harbor 'Oys-Tour' & TastingGreenport. Tour Greenport Harbor aboard the solar launch Glory. Captain Dave details Greenport’s place in oysters, past and present. After the tour, visit the Little Creek Oyster Farm & Market for shucking lessons, local oyster tastings, and a lesson in modern oyster farming. 3-5 pm.  Details.
  • Mattabella Vineyards-Art of the VineSouthold.  Paint (with an instructor's assistance) while you enjoy wine and hors d'oeurves. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Details.
  • Winemaker's Studio, Peconic. Happy hour! 5-7 pm. Details.
  • East End Farmers MarketLove Lane Mattituck. 2:30-6:30 pm. Details.
  • Friday at Dilberto Winery, Jamesport. Fresh baked pizza & two glasses of wine for $25. Details.
  • Jamesport Vineyards Serves Noah's, Jamesport. Throughout the fall, Jamesport Vineyard's new wood burning oven will  be baking deliciousness from Noah's. 5-8 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Greenport Farmer's MarketGreenport. Local produce, poultry, eggs, shellfish, cheese, bread, wine, preserves, and more.  9 am to 1 pm. Details.
  • One Woman Wines-Tasting Under the Stars!, Southold. Outdoor movie, bonfire, s’mores, telescope, candlelight. Bring your own food. Rain cancels. 6-10 pm. Details.
  • Sang Lee Farms-Yoga!, Peconic. Yoga on the farm  & organic veggie juice. 9-10:30 am. 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.
  • Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard-Vine To Wine Tour, Peconic. 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.
  • Winemaker's Studio, Peconic. Happy hour! 5-7 pm. Details.
  • Visit 8 Hands Farm, Cutchogue. The Peconic Land Trust hosts; tour the sustainable sheep farm. 10-11:30 am. Details.
  • Shinn Estates Vineyard & Farmhouse, Mattituck 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.
  • Harbes Family Farm Singing HayrideMattituck. 2-3 pm and  4-5 pm.  Details.
  • Jamesport Vineyards Serves Noah's, Jamesport. Throughout the fall, Jamesport Vineyard's new wood burning oven will  be baking deliciousness from Noah's. 5-7 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • Winemaker's Studio, Peconic. Happy hour! 5-7 pm. Details.
  • Shinn Estates Vineyard & Farmhouse, Mattituck 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.
  • Dilberto Winery-Make Fresh Mozzarella!Jamesport. Sal Dilberto instructs. 3-4 pm. Details.
  • Jamesport Vineyards Serves Noah's, Jamesport. Throughout the fall, Jamesport Vineyard's new wood burning oven will  be baking deliciousness from Noah's. 12-6 pm. Details.
  • Palmer Vineyards-YogaRiverhead East,Yoga in the Vines, 11 am+ Details.
Live Music

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Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday

Saturday

  • Art Opening & Artists Reception, Greenport. The South Street Gallery opens Four Women: Works by Nancy Ness, Joan Stevens, Helen M. Weinstein and Amy Worth. Reception 5-7 pm. Details.
  • Art Opening & Artists Reception, Cutchogue. The Alex Ferrone Gallery opens Bare, spectral nudes by Michael Adelson and Ann Brandeis. Proceeds benefit The Retreat domestic violence services. Reception features Waters Crest wines and light bites. 6-8 pm. Details.
  • Drones!, CutchoguePhotographer Andrew James Lepre  will demonstrate his camera-toting drone and facilitate a discussion. 2-3:30 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • Art Opening & Artists Reception, Greenport. East End Photographers group, exhibiting East End Images at the library. Reception 2-4 pm. Details

All Weekend Ongoing

  • Oyster Ponds Historical SocietyOrientQuilty Pleasures: Four Centuries of Quilts. Thurs, Sat & Sun 2-5 pm;  Details.
  • Shelter Island LibraryShelter Island. Tim Dalton's underwater photography. Open when the library isDetails.
  • East End Seaport MuseumGreenport. Open Weekends 1-5 pm;  Details.
  • Floyd Memorial LibraryGreenport. East End Photographers group, exhibiting East End Images. Open when the library isDetails
  • Gallery M.  Greenport. Open 11-7 Weekend Days.  Details.
  • South Street GalleryGreenport. Showing Four Women: Works by Nancy Ness, Joan Stevens, Helen M. Weinstein and Amy Worth through September 29th. Open Thurs-Mon 12-5 pm.  Details.
  • Kapell GalleryGreenport. Showing No Place Like Home by plein air artist Daniel Hauben, the Bruegel from the Bronx through Sept. 30. Open 9 am - 5 pm. Details.
  • Cindy Pease Roe Studio & Gallery, Greenport . Open Thurs-Mon 1-5  Details.
  • Gallery CrossingPeconic. Presenting Fine Art of the East End by Joanne Rosko and Jon Schusteritsch. Through September 8. Open Thurs-Mon 12-7 pm.  Details.
  • Cutchogue Library GalleryCutchogue, Exhibiting Jada Rowland, open when the library is.  Details.
  • Alex Ferrone GalleryCutchogue,Bare, spectral nudes by Michael Adelson and Ann Brandeis. Proceeds benefit The Retreat domestic violence services through October 12; Gallery talk October 5.  Thurs-Sun 11-6 pm.  Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel LibraryMattituck.  Versatility, Paintings and drawings by Virginia Mackey. From the press release: "Virginia Mackey, of Mattituck, works in watercolor, pastels, pen and ink and etchings. She studied advertising art and design at Farmingdale College and has worked for Newsday, WABC Ch. 7 Eyewitness News and News 12 as a courtroom artist. She has also worked in advertising and as a fashion illustrator." Through September 30; reception on September 12 4-6 pm.  Details.
  • Jedediah Hawkins InnJamesport. Featuring local artist Max Moran's new oil paintings, East End Sea and Landscapes and NYC Rain Series. Through Sept. 14th. Fri  5-8. Sat and Sun from 1-7 pm. Details.

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week; listings here.

History

Ongoing

  • Oyster Ponds Historical SocietyOrient. The OHS has multiple galleries in several buildings, exhibiting works from four centuries. Thurs, Sat and Sun 2-5 pm;  Details.
  • The Village Blacksmith, Greenport. Watch a real blacksmith at work.  Located on the edge of Mitchell Park, behind the old schoolhouse. Saturday and Sunday 11-5 pm. Details.
  • Southold Indian MuseumSouthold. Current Special Exhibit: Tobacco, Sacred to Profane, 5000 years of tobacco history on Long Island. Large permanent collection  includes the largest collection of Algonquin ceramic pottery and other treasures. Sunday 1-4:30 pm. Details.
  • Maple Lane ComplexSouthold. These crown jewels of the Southold Historical Society open for the summer on Saturday, July 5, and are open Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Historic Sign ExhibitSouthold. historic signs that were created on Long Island between 1830 and 1930. Runs from July 5 through October 12. Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday 1-4 pm  Details.
  • The Horton Point LighthouseSouthold, is one of the Southold Historical Society's many treasures. Originally designed by George Washington, it is now home to a nautical museum. Open through Columbus Day, Saturday and Sunday 11:30 am - 4pm.  Details.
  • Historic BuildingsMattituck. The Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society has several historic buildings they are happy to show on weekends by appointment. Details.
  • Hallockville Museum Farm--"Defense of the Eagle"Riverhead East.   Learn about an overlooked naval battle that took place right here on the shores of the Long Island Sound during the War of 1812! Hallockville commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Battle of the Eagle which took place over three days in 1814. Fri-Sun 12-4 pm. Details.
Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Friday

  • Harbor 'Oys-Tour' & TastingGreenport. Tour Greenport Harbor aboard the solar launch Glory. Captain Dave details Greenport’s place in oysters, past and present. After the tour, visit the Little Creek Oyster Farm & Market for shucking lessons, local oyster tastings, and a lesson in the modern oyster growing.3-5 pm.  Details.

Saturday

  • Classic Yacht Regatta, Greenport. Watch beautiful wooden boats race or race your own! Sponsored by Wooden Boat magazine. Race starts at 11:00 am. Details.
  • One Woman Wines-Tasting Under the Stars!, Southold. Outdoor movie, bonfire, s’mores, telescope, candlelight. Bring your own food. Rain cancels. 6-10 pm. Details.
  • The Custer Institute, Southold, is the oldest public observatory on Long Island. On Saturday nights from dark until midnight they give guided tours of the heavens, clouds permitting. Saturday the moon will not be good for stargazing. Details.

Ongoing