Widgets Magazine

Restaurant Week, Art Barre, Barrel & Champagne Tastings, Astronomy Jamboree

The Highlights

Friday November 4 - Sunday November 6

This weekend offers a rich array of food, wine and arts delights.

Restaurant Week peaks with its only full weekend, so be sure to take advantage. Martha Clara welcomes the Peconic Ballet Theater with the multi-dimensional Art Barre; Pindar offers its annual behind the scenes champagne tour & tasting; Osprey's Dominion and Diliberto host benefits for good causes, and much more.

Custer Observatory stages its 38th Annual Astronomy Jamboree, a weekend full of observing, talks and much more. Authors talk their books and history; Horton Point Lighthouse opens. Two art exhibits open with receptions, and six Greenport Galleries participate in the First Friday Gallery Walk.

Dozens of concerts play up and down the fork too..

The Listings 

Friday November 4 - Sunday November 6

(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.)

Restaurant Week ends Sunday--this is your only full weekend to enjoy, participating restaurants listed. Our wineries offer many special events, ranging from an arts extravaganza at Martha Clara, to a benefit for a local homeless shelter, to champagne tours at Pindar, barrel tastings at Paumanok, a trunk show at Clovis Point, to a benefit for Italy's Earthquake Victims at Diliberto, and all the every-weekend tours and tastings...

Live Music

Dozens of concerts.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

The Greenport Gallery Walk Friday, two art exhibits open with receptions Saturday, two author talks, the 38th Annual Astronomy Jamboree, more.

History

Author talks involving history, an off-season opportunity to tour Horton Point Lighthouse, Hallockville Museum Farm

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Tour Horton Point Lighthouse, Stargaze and solar observe at the Astronomy Jamboree.

Food, Farm and 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)

Restaurant Week continues Friday, Saturday and Sunday, ending Sunday. Don't miss!

Clovis Point Vineyards is collecting food and toys, as part of its Long Island Cares-Harry Chapin Food Drive (through November 23rd) and its Toys for Tots Christmas effort (through December 10). When you visit them, bring a donation. Thanks Clovis! 

Restaurant Week: Restaurants offer three course prix fixe for $27.95, much less than such a night out would normally set you back at our farm to table fine dining establishments. Here's where to go on the North Fork and all the Details:

The rest of Food, Farm & Vineyard:

Friday

  • Osprey's Dominion: A Reason to Wine, A Benefit for Maureen's Haven, Peconic. Wine tasting, chinese auction, & hors d'ouerves benefit for Maureens Haven Homeless Outreach. 6:30 pm. Tickets & Details.

Saturday

  • Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard: Vine to Wine TourPeconic. Sannino offers the most comprehensive wine tour in the region during a 1.5 hr tour, or you can take any slice of it in a half hour session. Up first is the viticulture half hour, followed by a tour of the production facility, followed by the barrel seller tour. The 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, or 1-1:30, 1:30-2, 2-2:30. Details 
  • Pindar: Champagne Tours, Peconic. Learn the last stages in making Champagne; watch Pindar complete the "méthode champenoise" process--disgorge, dosage, cork, wire net the bottles in preparation for the Holiday season. Each ticket includes a glass of their Cuvee Rare Champagne and hors d'oeuvres. 2-4 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.
  • Clovis Point: Avady Clothing Trunk Show, Jamesport. Sip & shop for a beautiful wardrobe. 11 am-7 pm. Details.
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Art Barre, Sound Avenue. The Peconic Ballet Theatre presents a collection of the East End's Finest Arts. Professional dance performance accompanied by live musicians, an art exhibition and a taste of Martha Clara wines. 7 pm. For Tickets, search 'Peconic Ballet' and get more Details.
  • Paumanok Vineyards: Barrel TastingsAquebouge. Join owner and winemaker Charles Massoud in Paumanok's barrel cellar to taste the 2015 vintage reds and barrel fermented chardonnay straight from the barrel. Enjoy using large Riedel crystal glasses to taste the wines, which will be accompanied by an assortment of fine cheeses, breads and pâté.  Five tasting sessions a day. Details.

Sunday

  • Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard: Vine to Wine TourPeconic. Sannino offers the most comprehensive wine tour in the region during a 1.5 hr tour, or you can take any slice of it in a half hour session. Up first is the viticulture half hour, followed by a tour of the production facility, followed by the barrel seller tour. The 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, or 1-1:30, 1:30-2, 2-2:30. Details.
  • Pindar: Champagne ToursPeconic. Learn the last stages in making Champagne; watch Pindar complete the "méthode champenoise" process--disgorge, dosage, cork, wire net the bottles in preparation for the Holiday season. Each ticket includes a glass of their Cuvee Rare Champagne and hors d'oeuvres. 2-4 pm. Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards: Winemaker's WalkCutchogue. Tour and tasting; starts at 1 pm. Details
  • Food Demonstration: Chocolate Painted Cannolis & Cone-olis, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library. Chef Rob returns for a baking class. Learn how to make your own cannoli from scratch and paint shells with melted chocolate ready to eat or take home. Everyone will take home 3 cannollis & 3 cone-oils. Pre-register. 2 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.
  • Diliberto Winery: Benefit for Italian Earthquake VictimsJamesport. Join Diliberto in supporting the victims of Italy’s earthquake. Enjoy an Italian accordion player in the early afternoon, food and wine specials, and gifts available. 100% percent of the net proceeds will be donated to the victims and their families. Reservations are recommended. Noon-2 pm. Details
  • Paumanok Vineyards: Barrel Tastings, Aquebouge. Join owner and winemaker Charles Massoud in Paumanok's barrel cellar to taste the 2015 vintage reds and barrel fermented chardonnay straight from the barrel. Enjoy using large Riedel crystal glasses to taste the wines, which will be accompanied by an assortment of fine cheeses, breads and pâté.  Five tasting sessions a day. Details.
Live Music

Friday

Saturday 

Sunday

  • Perlman Music Program: Chamber Music Alumni RecitalShelter Island. Alumni of The Perlman Music Program present classical masterworks at the Clark Arts Center. 4:30 pm. Details.
  • Sound View Restaurant Piano BarGreenportDanny Keys, 6 pm. Details
  • Duck Walk NorthSoutholdTBA. Details. 
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicComo Brothers Band, 3-6 pm. Details
  • RaphaelPeconicKeith Maguire, 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Pianist Ann Taffel performs Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin and Gershwin. Ms. Taffel is active as a soloist in concert halls around the world. 2 pm. Details.
  • Clovis PointJamesportFirefly, 1:30-4:30 pm. Details
Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday 

  • Greenport Gallery WalkGreenport. Featuring six artists and their galleries, including Cindy Pease Roe, Hector de Cordova, Nova Constallatio, South Street Gallery and Framers, The Sirens Song Gallery, and Greenport Harbor Brewing gallery. Several shops will be staying open late during the Gallery Walk: Burton’s Books, Clarke’s Garden, Jessie, The Weathered Barn 6-9 pm.  Details.
  • 38th Annual Astronomy Jamboree, Custer Observatory Southold. A wine and cheese social starts at 6 pm; celestial poetry reading starts at 7:30; sing the Astronomer's Drinking Song at 9 pm; observe at the telescope starting at 9:30 pm. Details.
  • Matinee Film: The ProgramMattituck-Laurel Library. The IMDb description: "Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university. Each deals with the pressure differently, some turn to drinking, others to drugs, and some to studying." 12:30 pm. Details

Saturday

  • Art Opening & Reception: Birds of a Feather, Sirens' Song Gallery Greenport. Anneli Arms and Sigrid Sperzel work the intaglio etching process to create their masterpieces. Reception 2-7 pm. Details.
  • Author Talk: Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse, Peconic Landing Greenport. Eric Jay Dolin speaks about the history of America and the American lighthouse as presented in his book, Brilliant Beacons. 3:30 pm. Details.
  • Author Talk: History with Bill Bleyer, Floyd Memorial Library Greenport. Reading, Signing, Q&A with Long Island author, Bill Bleyer. He will discuss his books, Long Island and the Civil War and Sagamore Hill. 3 pm. Details
  • 38th Annual Astronomy Jamboree by daySouthold High School. A full day of programs, speakers, interactive activities. Lots for kids. 9 am -4:45 pm. Details.
  • 38th Annual Astronomy Jamboree at nightCuster Observatory Southold. Keynote speaker Professor Sam Storch on Basking in the Shadow of the Moon at 8 pm; raffle drawing at 9 pm; observe at the telescope and enjoy refreshments starting at 9:30 pm. Details.
  • Art Opening & Reception: Intimate Feasts, William Ris Gallery Jamesport. Sandra Bloodworth's "Intimate Feasts" features a selection of lush, rich, oils from the artist’s epicurean series –memorable representations of shared intimate meals.Bloodworth is the director of NY's MTA Arts & Design program. Meet the artist and enjoy bites from local eateries including  Lombardi's Love Lane Market , Bay Breeze Inn & Bistro, Main Road Biscuit Co., & Jedediah Hawkins Inn. 4-8 pm. Details.

Sunday 

  • Authors Talk: Shadowboxing with HistoryFloyd Memorial Library Greenport. Author Conversation with Jay Neugeboren and Jerome Charyn focused on the interplay of history and art in the writing of fiction and non-fiction. 3 pm. Details.
  • Meet the Artist: SallyAnne Keller Martha Clara Vineyard Sound Avenue. Featuring the artwork of SallyAnne Keller in the tasting room through Nov. 30; meet the artist 2-5 pm.  Details.

Ongoing 

  • Floyd Memorial Library: Sapphire SkiesGreenport. Photographs of Greenport at its beautiful best, by Bill Stamatis. Through Nov. 20. Open when the library isDetails
  • Nova Constellatio GalleryGreenport. 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 GalleryGreenportNew Works by Sheila Breck. Through November 28. Fri-Mon, Noon-5 pm Details.   
  • Kapell GalleryGreenportDaniel Hauben. Gorgeous new paintings of North Fork subjects. Details.
  • Southold LibrarySouthold. The works of Melissa Hyatt Desimone.  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. The gallery showcases local painters, sculptors, photographers, potters, jewelers, craft masters. Exhibit open 10 am- 5 pm. Details
  • Cutchogue Library GalleryCutchoguePlein Air Paintings by Carol Halliburton. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Alex Ferrone GalleryCutchogueInternational Juried Photographic Solarplate Exhibition. Solarplate 2016 features works of original Solarplate etchings created from photographically based images.  Forty-eight works by national and international artists will be available in the exhibit.  Partial sales proceeds will benefit the Inspiration Plus Foundation - a charitable educational organization with the purpose of improving the lives of individuals of all ages through exposure to art, science, and music. Through November 13.  Th - Sun 11 am - 6 pm (5 pm Sundays); or by appointment. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel Library GalleryMattituck. Paintings by Jo-Ann Corretti. Jo-Ann, a Mattituck resident, specializes in commissioned Home and Garden Portraits, with over 400 homes rendered across Long Island and out of state. Her commissions also include, businesses, cars, boats, pets and paintings of your favorite places. Open when the library isDetails.
  • Clovis Point Vineyards, Jamesport. Photographer Jeremy Garretson, through November 30. Details.
  • William Ris GalleryJamesport. A large selection of fine art. 11-5 pm. Details.
  • Rosalie Dimon GalleryJamesport. Works by Anne Johann & Bruce Gualtieri. Open Wed. - Sun., noon to 10 pm. Through November 3. Details 
  • Martha Clara VineyardSound Avenue. Featuring the artwork of SallyAnne Keller in the tasting room. Through Nov. 30.  Details.

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.

History

Friday

  • Hallockville Museum Farm: Tour 1765 HomesteadSound Avenue. This informative tour features the interior spaces of the 1765 Homestead, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn the history of the Hallock family and the many facets of farming life on Sound Avenue. Tour includes the historic Homestead Barn and takes about 45-50 minutes. tours are at 12:30pm or 3:00pm. Details.
  • Hallockville Museum Farm: Early 1900’s Immigrant Farmer TourSound Avenue. Tour the interior spaces including the Cichanowicz Farmhouse, Trubisz House and Naugles Barn, that all tell the story of the Eastern European immigrant farmers that settled on the East End. 1:45-2 pm Details.

Saturday 

  • Author Talk: Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American LighthousePeconic Landing Greenport. Eric Jay Dolin speaks about the history of America and the American lighthouse as presented in his book, Brilliant Beacons. 3:30 pm. Details.
  • Author Talk: History with Bill BleyerFloyd Memorial Library Greenport. Reading, Signing, Q&A with Long Island author, Bill Bleyer. He will discuss his books, Long Island and the Civil War and Sagamore Hill. 3 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
  • Hallockville Museum Farm: Tour 1765 HomesteadSound Avenue. This informative tour features the interior spaces of the 1765 Homestead, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn the history of the Hallock family and the many facets of farming life on Sound Avenue. Tour includes the historic Homestead Barn and takes about 45-50 minutes. tours are at 12:30pm or 3:00pm. Details.
  • Hallockville Museum Farm: Early 1900’s Immigrant Farmer TourSound Avenue. Tour the interior spaces including the Cichanowicz Farmhouse, Trubisz House and Naugles Barn, that all tell the story of the Eastern European immigrant farmers that settled on the East End. 1:45-2 pm Details.

Sunday 

  • Authors Talk: Shadowboxing with HistoryFloyd Memorial Library Greenport. Author Conversation with Jay Neugeboren and Jerome Charyn focused on the interplay of history and art in the writing of fiction and non-fiction. 3 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
  • Tour Horton Point Lighthouse with the author of: Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American LighthouseSouthold. Eric Jay Dolin, author Brilliant Beacons, meets people at Horton Point Lighthouse, which people can explore. Normally the lighthouse is closed this time of year. 2 pm. Details.
  • Southold Indian MuseumSouthold. A rich collection of primarily Algonquin art and artifacts. Sunday 1-4:30 pm. Details.  
Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Friday

  • 38th Annual Astronomy JamboreeCuster Observatory Southold. A wine and cheese social starts at 6 pm; celestial poetry reading starts at 7:30; sing the Astronomer's Drinking Song at 9 pm; observe at the telescope starting at 9:30 pm. Details.

Saturday 

Sunday

Ongoing