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Special Concerts, Wine Class & Barrel Tastings, Art Opening, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

This weekend on the North Fork, enjoy special concerts at the Perlman Music Program, the Southold Library, and nearly a dozen other shows at our vineyards, restaurants and bars. Martha Clara Vineyard offers Wine 101, and Pindar cracks its barrels for tastings. Visual arts are represented by a new art opening at the Cutchogue Library Gallery, and performing arts are represented by the North Fork Community Theater's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf and an HD broadcast of the National Theater's staging of Jane Eyre.

The Highlights

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Food, Farm & Vineyard

Fun Fridays at Little Creek Oysters; barrel tastings at Pindar; wine 101 at Martha Clara, and other tours & tastings.

Live Music

Enjoy over a dozen concerts at wineries, the brewery, libraries, restaurants and the Perlman Music Program on Shelter Island.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf continues its run, an art exhibit opens, the National Theater's performance of Jane Eyre is broadcast in HD.

History

Enjoy a special exhibit on local whaling history or enjoy a talk on local history preservation efforts

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Enjoy our unexpectedly mild weather and explore our beautiful outdoors. Stargaze at Custer. Take a guided winter walk.

Food, Farm and Vineyard

Friday

  • Little Creek Oysters: Fun Fridays, Greenport. Classic Games and Happy Hour Specials (to be announced). Use their games or bring your own. Oyster and beer specials will be announced weekly. 12- 6 pm. Details.

Saturday 

  • Pindar: Barrel TastingsPeconic. Tour the production facility with Winemaker Edward Lovaas and taste wines from the barrel, followed by a private tasting in the winery served with assorted cheeses and meats. 1-3 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.
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: Wine 101: Wine Appreciation, Sound Avenue. Martha Clara Vineyards continues its winter education series. Learn about each varietal, its origin, and how it grows on Long Island. Each person will taste several vintages of each wine with an explanation of the winemaking style utilized to create it. Taught by Winemaker, Juan E. Micieli-Martinez; light artisanal pairings with each flight. 1 pmDetails.

Sunday

  • Sannino Bella Vita Vineyards: Vine to Wine Tour, Peconic. Be a part of the most comprehensive wine tour in the region. Mini viticulture and winemaking tour will be given by owner and winemaker, Anthony Sannino. Tour includes wine tasting, cheese plate and special discounts. Reservations required. 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 at 2:30, also involving a taste of four wines. Details
Live Music

Friday:

Saturday: 

  • Perlman Music Program--Alumni Concert SeriesShelter Island. Violinist Randall Goosby returns for "a thrilling recital of music by Brahms, Kreisler and Saint-Saens with pianist John Root. Originally from Memphis, TN, Randall is a winner of the Sphinx Competition, and currently studies with Itzhak Perlman and Catherine Cho at The Juilliard School. 5 pm. Details.
  • Osprey's DominionPeconicTJ Brown, 1-4 pm. Details.
  • PindarPeconicJoe Caggiano. 1-5 pm. Details
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicMatt Attridge, 3-6 pm. Details.
  • Raphael Vineyard, PeconicIsabelle Alvarez, 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Lieb Cellars Oregon Road, Cutchogue.  The Second Hands, 3-6 pm Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards, Cutchogue.  Cabaret with Marguerite Volonts, 2-4 pm.  Details.
  • Four Doors DownMattituck. Yankee Rebel, 8 pm. Details
  • Clovis PointJamesportBob Blatchey, 12:30-3:30 pm. Details

Sunday

  • Perlman Music Program: Family Music FunShelter Island. A fun-filled musical event for the whole family, a taste of classical music, snacks and activities ideally suited for children ages 3-8.  12:30 pm. Details.
  • Perlman Music Program: Works in Progress Concert, Shelter Island. The Perlman Music Program’s exceptional students will present a free concert of classical masterworks with pianist John Root, 2:30 pm. Details.
  • Southold Library: Solo Acoustic Guitar, Southold. Composer and Southampton local Mark Yodice will perform a varied program of music arranged for the acoustic guitar. 2 pm. Details.
  • Raphael Vineyard, Peconic. The Sarah Band, 1-4 pm. Details.
Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday

  • Matinee Film: Second Best Exotic Marigold HotelMattituck-Laurel Library. "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’s success calls for expansion. Starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith." 1:30 pm. Details
  • The North Fork Community Theater: Who’s Afraid of Virginia WoolfMattituck. Enjoy Edward Albee’s classic drama about the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George, who draw a younger couple, Nick and Honey, into their bitter, unhappy relationship. 8 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Southold Historical Society: Brecknock Hall and Whaling ExhibitReichert Gallery. Grandson of a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, David Gelston Floyd (1802-1893) built historic home Brecknock Hall in Greenport, NY. One of the many business ventures he invested in was the high yield but risky business of whaling. His three whaling ships sailed out of Greenport harbor (1845- 1861) during the Golden Age of Whaling. Through Feb. 5. 1-4 pm. Details.
  • The North Fork Community Theater: Who’s Afraid of Virginia WoolfMattituck. Enjoy Edward Albee’s classic drama about the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George, who draw a younger couple, Nick and Honey, into their bitter, unhappy relationship. 8 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • National Theatre presents: Jane EyrePeconic Landing Greenport. Captured Live in HD! From her beginnings as a destitute orphan, Jane Eyre’s spirited heroine faces life’s obstacles head-on, surviving poverty, injustice and the discovery of bitter betrayal before taking the ultimate decision to follow her heart. This acclaimed re-imagining of Brontë's masterpiece was first staged by Bristol Old Vic last year, when the story was performed over two evenings. Director Sally Cookson now brings her celebrated production to the National, presented as a single, exhilarating performance. 3-6 pm. Details.
  • Art Opening: Tom LulevitchCutchogue Library Gallery, Solo 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.
  • The North Fork Community Theater: Who’s Afraid of Virginia WoolfMattituck. Enjoy Edward Albee’s classic drama about the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George, who draw a younger couple, Nick and Honey, into their bitter, unhappy relationship. 2:30 pm. Details.

Ongoing

  • Greenport Harbor Brewing: Hops for HabitatGreenport. A special exhibit featuring local artists and their work inspired by the local marine environment. Proceeds split between the local artist and CCE’s Marine Meadows Program. Featured local artists include: Christina Sun; Lindsay Hoffmann; Amy Worth; Kathleen Bifulco; Hector DeCordova; Randee Daddona; Julianne Karsten; Corey Solinger; Cynthia Wells; Diane Burke; Cindy Pease Roe; Scott Bluedorn; Jackie Black; Liz Schaeffler; Matthew M. Salerno; Maggie Merrill; Chris Paparo; Melissa Hyatt; Margaret Knowlden; Mark Terry; Caroline Waloski.  Open when the tasting room 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 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: Small Works 2015Cutchogue. An eclectic selection of 70+ works by twenty-two regional photographers, including: Patricia Beary, Karen Bell, Karen Celella, Carolyn Conrad, Tom D’Emic, Susan Dooley, Rich Faron, Scott Farrell, Alex Ferrone, Ray Germann, Gerry Giliberti, Nijole Kudirka, Jacques LeBlanc, Jim Lennon, Katherine Liepe-Levinson, Mike McLaughlin, Bruce Milne, Chris Randall, Jim Sabiston, Jeff Schultz, Jim Slezak, and Mary Trentalange. Th - Sun 11 am - 6 pm (5 pm Sundays); or by appointment. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel LibraryMattituckGood Ground Artists & Friends. Twenty-three community and art-minded artists dedicated to promoting the arts on the East End, including: Mike Meehan, Kathy Odell-Hamilton, Pamela Thomson, Dave Kornrumpf, Jackie Maloney, Beverly Livernoche, Bonnie Ruben, Kim Coruzzi, Marie Carrese, Pam Moss-Vitti, Jim Wightman, Jim Witker II, Carol Gold, Marcella A. Yenick, Mary Ann Damilia, Dan McCarthy, Yuriy Stefanishin, Maryanne Renz, Ulrike Kreiner-Holzhauer, A Gordon Dramstad, Apul Gupta, Ela H., and Maureen Flanagan. Open when the library is. Through January 30. Details.
  • Jamesport Manor Inn: Artists Scott McIntire & Madeline DaversaJamesport. "Painter Scott McIntire's hybrid style comes from a courtship with photorealism, pop art, op art, and abstraction." "Printmaker Madeline Daversa's artwork reflects a love for the natural environment of Long Island's East End."  On display Wed. - Sun., noon to 10 pm. through February 3. Details.
  • Jedediah Hawkins Inn Gallery, Jamesport. Exhibiting Max MoranDetails.

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.

History

Saturday

  • Southold Historical Society: Brecknock Hall and Whaling ExhibitReichert Gallery. "Grandson of a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, David Gelston Floyd (1802-1893) built historic home Brecknock Hall in Greenport, NY. One of the many business ventures he invested in was the high yield but risky business of whaling. His three whaling ships sailed out of Greenport harbor (1845- 1861) during the Golden Age of Whaling." Through Feb. 5. 1-4 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • “How Two Eagle Scouts are Preserving History along the Old Main Road”, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library. The Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council presents. Refreshments served. 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

  • 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.
  • A Winter Walk in the Woods, Downs Farms Preserve, Cutchogue. Explore the forest ecosystem during the winter season. Identify the common plants of the preserve, and search for animals (including evidence of their presence) along the way. For reservations or more information, please contact Steve Biasetti at 631-765-6450 ext. 205 or sbiasetti@eastendenvironment.org. 11 am-12:30 pm. 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.