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Sunset Lighthouse Cruise, Jazz in the Vines, Elvis, Paella Cookout

Lighthouse photo credit: The Suffolk Times by Katharine Schroeder

Listings for Friday July 29 - Sunday July 31

Saturday take a terrific sunset cruise, four or five hours on the water, seeing several lighthouses from the water, and exploring one.  If you'd rather stay on land head to Jamesport Vineyards, for a great night of jazz in the vines. Earlier in the day, see an Elvis impersonator perform. Sunday head to Clovis Point Winery for the 2nd Annual Paella Cookout and enjoy live music too.

The Highlights for Friday July 29 - Sunday July 31

(Click a category title to drop down to the full listings for that type of event, or just scroll)

Food, Farm & Vineyard

Enjoy many tastings and tours.

Live Music

Dozens of great shows, including an Elvis impersonator

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Discover our talented youth on stage; enjoy an author event, an ongoing exhibit, or an interesting talk.

History

Tour our many historic buildings.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Stargaze at Custer; enjoy the Sunset Cruise.

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

  • The Old Field: Tasting by the Bay, Southold. Sit and taste wines with the winemaker/owner overlooking the only Bay, at the only Bay-front vineyard.  Discuss growing techniques, winemaking, and history of this almost 100 year old family farm. Only 8 people per seating; two seatings, Noon and 3 pm. Tickets & Details

Saturday

  • The Old Field: Tasting by the Bay, Southold. Sit and taste wines with the winemaker/owner overlooking the only Bay, at the only Bay-front vineyard.  Discuss growing techniques, winemaking, and history of this almost 100 year old family farm. Only 8 people per seating; two seatings, Noon and 3 pm. Tickets & Details
  • One Woman Vineyard: Tasting Under the Stars, Southold. Bring a picnic, enjoy a movie, stargaze. Don't miss, because there's only one more this year. 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.
  • Pindar Vineyards: Weekend Wine TourPeconic. Go behind the scenes, inside the barrel and tank rooms, and view the production facility at Pindar Vineyards.  Find out how your favorite wine is made. Includes a select tasting of five wines in the tasting room after the tour. 1-3 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.

Sunday 

  • The Old Field: Tasting by the Bay, Southold. Sit and taste wines with the winemaker/owner overlooking the only Bay, at the only Bay-front vineyard.  Discuss growing techniques, winemaking, and history of this almost 100 year old family farm. Only 8 people per seating; two seatings, Noon and 3 pm. Tickets & Details
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards: Winemaker's WalkCutchogue. Tour and tasting; starts at 1 pm. Details
  • Waters Crest Winery: Winemakers meet Master Chef, Cutchogue. Watch as Jim Waters (Waters Crest), Ron Goerler (Jamesport Vineyards), Anthony Sannino (Sannino Bella Vita) face-off against the one and only Chef Tom Schaudel!! This will be epic!
  • 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: 2nd Annual Paella Cookout, Jamesport. Delicious! Live music too, with The Earthtones. 1-6 pm. Details.
  • Diliberto Winery: Italian Experience Series: Author Talk with Maria LaPlaca BohrerJamesport. Maria will discuss her beautifully illustrated book, “Sofia’s Stoop Story,” which details her special Sunday experiences in Brooklyn with her Italian-American family. Noon - 2 pm. 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 

  • Perlman Music Program: Works in Progress ConcertShelter Island. The Perlman Music Program’s exceptional students will present a free concert of classical masterworks. 7 pm. Details.
  • Billy's by the BayGreenportBBQ Bruce. 3-6 pm. Details.
  • Claudio's Clam Bar, Greenport. Two shows: The Fugitives 2-6 pm, and 12X, 10 pm-2 am. Details
  • Sound View Restaurant Piano BarGreenportDanny Keys, 6 pm. Details
  • Southold Library: Elvis Tribute Show, Southold. Steve Charles does the full Elvis, “Las Vegas Style” 2 pm. Details.
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. Nina Et Cetera, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicChuck Colombo Blues Trio, 5-8 pm. Details
  • The Lenz WineryPeconicTBA, 2-5 pm. Details.
  • PindarPeconic. Tommy Sullivan, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Pugliese VineyardsCutchogueSecond Chance, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Lieb CellarsCutchogue. Robin Sidor, 4-6 pm. Details
  • The Village Cheese Shop, Love LaneRené Michaels and George Nichols, 1-3 pm. Details.
  • Bridge LaneMattituckIan Petiole, 1-4 pm. Details
  • Laurel Lake, Laurel. George Barry, 1-5 pm. Details
  • Clovis PointJamesportBob Blatchley, 1:30-5:30 pm. Details
  • Jason's VineyardJamesportTJ Brown,  2-6 pm. Details
  • Diliberto Winery: The Wine Cafe Soprano Ashley Galavani BellJamesport. That’s Amore! Music of Italy to the Americas celebrates Italy’s great musical heritage and tradition and its influences on the continents of the Americas. New York City duo, Ashley Galvani Bell (soprano) and Alexander Wu (piano) will perform a spectrum of vocal and keyboard music by Italian composers, from Neapolitan songs to light opera classics, and its influence on American and Latin popular music by composers of Italian descent. Ashley Galvani Bell has performed as a soloist in the United States, Italy, Spain, France and Russia. Alexander Wu joined the elite roster of Yamaha Performing Artists in 2010. 6 pm 6-8 pm. Details.
  • Sherwood House VineyardJamesportTBA, 2-6 pm. Details
  • Jamesport Vineyards: Jazz in the Vines, Jamesport. Global jazz star and Long Island native Matt Marshak comes to Jamesport Vineyard from 7-9 pm. If you're coming from NYC you really should make a weekend of it--there's so much to enjoy here--but note if you're coming for an evening only a special bus is available. Details.
  • Palmer VineyardsSound AvenueTBADetails

Sunday

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday

  • Talk: Nature's Journal, Peconic Landing Greenport. John Holzapfel. This is a monthly series of talks about the environment all around us on the North Fork. 4 pm. Details
  • Talk: Amy Folk, HistorianEast End Seaport Museum Greenport. Amy Kasuga Folk is the collections manager for the Southold Historical Society, the Oysterponds Historical Society and the Suffolk County Historical Society. She is the co-author of the award winning books, Munnawhatteaug: The Last Days of the Menhaden Industry of Eastern Long Island, A World Unto Itself: The Remarkable History of Plum Island, New York, and A Murder on Long Island. She is also the President of the Long Island Museum Association. . 7-9 pm. Details.
  • Matinee Film: Magic in the MoonlightMattituck-Laurel Library. "A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue." 12:30 pm. Details
  • Youth On Stage Musical: UrinetownMattituck. The North Fork Community Theater presents its annual summer youth on stage musical. Urinetown is a "A sidesplitting sendup of greed, love, revolution (and musicals!), in a time when water is worth its weight in gold." 8 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Seven: A Documentary Play & Live Reading, Peconic Landing Greenport. 7:30 pm. Details.
  • 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
  • Exhibit: School Girls & Their SamplersAnn Currie-Bell House Gallery Southold. This exhibition tells the story of school girls in the past, as well as the needlework skills of other women over the years. Wed, Sat & Sun 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Antiques, Arts & Crafts Fair, Southold Historical Society. Live Music, Fine Art, Antiques, Handmade Crafts and more! 9 am - 4 pm. Details.
  • Book Chat & Signing, Cutchogue. "The End is the Beginning" by local author Lauren K. Grant. 2 pm. Details.
  • Youth On Stage Musical: UrinetownMattituck. The North Fork Community Theater presents its annual summer youth on stage musical. Urinetown is a "A sidesplitting sendup of greed, love, revolution (and musicals!), in a time when water is worth its weight in gold." 8 pm. Details.
  • Hallockville Museum Farm: Barn Dance, Sound Avenue. Enjoy live traditional music and learn the dance steps from caller Chart Guthrie in the historic Naugles Barn! No experience needed- all ages are invited to this summer tradition and annual fundraiser for the not-for-profit museum. Details.

Sunday

  • Exhibit: School Girls & Their SamplersAnn Currie-Bell House Gallery Southold. This exhibition tells the story of school girls in the past, as well as the needlework skills of other women over the years. Wed, Sat & Sun 1-4 pm. Details
  • Youth On Stage Musical: UrinetownMattituck. The North Fork Community Theater presents its annual summer youth on stage musical. Urinetown is a "A sidesplitting sendup of greed, love, revolution (and musicals!), in a time when water is worth its weight in gold." 8 pm. Details
  • Diliberto Winery: Italian Experience Series: Author Talk with Maria LaPlaca BohrerJamesport. Maria will discuss her beautifully illustrated book, “Sofia’s Stoop Story,” which details her special Sunday experiences in Brooklyn with her Italian-American family. Noon - 2 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: New Paintings by Michael HarveyGreenport. Michael Harvey’s artwork- paintings, books, films and videos- have been shown in galleries, museums, and in international exhibitions. Through August 7. 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.   
  • Greenport TheaterGreenport.  Inheritance, photographs by Andrea Tese. Inheritance is on display through Wednesday, Sept. 7. Details.
  • Southold LibrarySouthold. Photographic Artist Robert T. Bloom’s scenic Long Island seascapes and landscapes. Open when the library isDetails.
  • 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 GalleryCutchogue. Paintings by Amy Worth. 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 GalleryMattituckIn Motion, Photos by Miranda Gatgewood. A semi-abstracted exploration of things viewed from moving vehicles in a collection of color and black and white photographs. The shallow depth of field creates a haunting, dreamlike lack of clarity in the distance, but a strange intimacy with objects that are quickly passing in the foreground.Open when the library isDetails.
  • Clovis Point WineryJamesport. 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 Laura Pashayan. Through July 31. Details.

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.

History

Saturday 

  • Oysterponds Historical SocietyOrient. Exhibits at the Village House and the Schoolhouse, 2-5 pm. Details
  • Stirling Historical Society Museum of GreenportGreenport. The Museum is open 1-4 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
  • Southold Historical Society Museum ComplexSouthold. Tour several historic buildings, enjoy new exhibits including a Civil War banner and a Linotype Machine. 1-4 pm 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
  • Anne Currie-Bell House Gallery: School Girls & Their Samplers, Southold. This exhibition tells the story of school girls in the past, as well as the needlework skills of other women over the years. Wed, Sat & Sun 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
  • Historic BuildingsCutchogue Village Green. The Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Society maintains several buildings and host tours. 1-4 pm. Details
  • 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.

Sunday 

  • Oysterponds Historical SocietyOrient. Exhibits at the Village House and the Schoolhouse, 2-5 pm. Details
  • Stirling Historical Society Museum of GreenportGreenport. The Museum is open 1-4 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 Historical Society Museum ComplexSouthold. Tour several historic buildings, enjoy new exhibits including a Civil War banner and a Linotype Machine. 1-4 pm Details.
  • Anne Currie-Bell House Gallery: School Girls & Their Samplers, Southold. This exhibition tells the story of school girls in the past, as well as the needlework skills of other women over the years. Wed, Sat & Sun 1-4 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
  • Southold Indian MuseumSouthold. A rich collection of primarily Algonquin art and artifacts. Sunday 1-4:30 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 

  • Sunset Lighthouse CruiseGreenport. Guests disembark at Bug Light where they learn its history and hear the story of the ghost dog, Brownie.  After re-boarding the boat, passengers will enjoy a cruise around Gardiners Bay to view an additional 5 or more lighthouses, explained by our professional tour guide. 4-8:30ish pm. Details.
  • StargazingCuster Institute Southold. The oldest observatory in Long Island shows you the heavens. 8 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • Open Air YogaSouthold. The Southold Historical Society hosts yoga instructors from The Giving Room to offer a introductory class in a beautiful setting. 8 am. 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-PickCutchogue. 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.