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Vineyards Host: Special Tastings & Pairings, Wreath Making & Painting, Grateful Dead Concerts & More

As the weather cools, our vineyards and libraries ramp up their indoor events. This week, enjoy barrel tastings at Paumonak Vineyard and Waters Crest Winery, make wreaths or enjoy wine and cheese pairings at Jamesport Vineyards, paint a masterpiece at Laurel Lake Vineyards, try special vertical tastings at Roanoke and Waters Crest; watch vintage Grateful Dead concerts at Shinn Estates, enjoy champagne pairings with sushi at Sparkling Pointe and caviar at Pindar--Plus the usual tours and tastings. The libraries are offering art films, a one-woman theatrical performance, baroque music and interesting talks. Beyond that, enjoy an artists' reception and live music in several venues.

The Highlights

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Food, Farm & Vineyard

Champagne, Chopin & Caviar at Pindar; Sushi at Sparkling Pointe; a vertical tasting at Roanoke and another at Waters Crest, Barrel tastings at Paumonak and Waters Crest, Paint night at Laurel Lake, Wreath Workshop at Jamesport, plus the usual tours & tastings.

Live Music

A couple of dozen shows offer a wide range of music.

Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

An artists reception, a one-woman show on historic boudoirs and their inhabitants, an authors' reading, a nature lecture, a photography talk, more.

History

Enjoy our historic buildings and hamlets.

Outdoors, Land, Sky & Sea

Stargaze at Custer;learn about the impact of metal pollution on horseshoe crabs

Food, Farm and Vineyard

Friday

  • Roanoke Vineyards: The Thanksgiving StrollLove Lane. Wander Love Lane while enjoying a moveable feast under the guidance of Rich Pisacano. Reservations Required. Details.
  • Laurel Lake Vineyards: Paint Night, Laurel. Calling all artists and wine lovers! Full on fun, painting and great wines. Space is limited. 6-8 pm. Details.
  • Jamesport Vineyard: Roses and Rice Flowers Wreath WorkshopJamesport. All supplies and a glass of wine. 6-8 pm. Details.

Saturday

  • Sparkling Pointe: Eat, Drink & Be Sparkling-SushiSouthold. Sparkling Pointe pairs up with Stirling Sake to pair sushi and Imperial Brut Rose. Noon-5 pm. Details.
  • Pindar: Champagne, Chopin & Caviar Tours 2015Peconic. The tradition continues! Take a special tour demonstrating the last stages of the "méthode champenoise" process: watch them disgorge, dosage, cork, wire net the bottles in preparation for the Holiday season. Enjoy a complimentary tasting of the Cuvee Rare Champagne and hors d'oeuvres. No reservations required, but group size limited. 2-3 pm. Details.
  • Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard: Vine To Wine TourPeconic. 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.
  • Waters Crest Winery: CR Vertical Tasting, Cutchogue. Tis the season for a vertical tasting! This will be one of its best verticals yet...2006 CR thru its unreleased 2013 CR! Cheese plates will be paired up as well. 2-4 pm. Details.
  • Waters Crest Winery: Barrel Tastings, Cutchogue. Enjoy the 2014 reds straight from the barrel. 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.
  • Roanoke Vineyards: Cabernet Sauvignon Vertical Tasting, Sound Avenue. Roanoke is famous for its Cabernet Sauvignon,. Taste their history with this varietal. Details
  • Paumanok Vineyards: Barrel TastingsAquebogue. Using large crystal glasses, taste 2014 vintage reds: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Samples 2014 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay and 2014 Grand Vintage Chardonnay. Paired with an assortment of fine cheeses, breads and pâté. Details.

Sunday

  • Pindar: Champagne, Chopin & Caviar Tours 2015Peconic. The tradition continues! Take a special tour demonstrating the last stages of the "méthode champenoise" process: watch them disgorge, dosage, cork, wire net the bottles in preparation for the Holiday season. Enjoy a complimentary tasting of the Cuvee Rare Champagne and hors d'oeuvres. No reservations required, but group size limited. 2-3 pm. Details
  • Waters Crest Winery: Barrel TastingsCutchogue. Enjoy the 2014 reds straight from the barrel. 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.
  • Shinn Estates Vineyard & Farmhouse: [Grateful] Dead SundaysMattituck. Check out vintage Grateful Dead concerts on the big screen in the wine library, continuously playing all day. Details.
  • Laurel Lake Vineyards: Wine and Chocolate Pairing, Laurel. As delicious as it sounds. 1 pm. Details.
  • Jamesport Vineyard: Wine and Cheese PairingsJamesport. With the Village Cheese Shop. Reservations required; seatings at 2-3 and 4-5 pm. Details.
  • Paumanok Vineyards: Barrel TastingsAquebogue. Using large crystal glasses, taste 2014 vintage reds: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Samples 2014 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay and 2014 Grand Vintage Chardonnay. Paired with an assortment of fine cheeses, breads and pâté. Details.
Live Music

Friday

Saturday 

  • Perlman Music Program--Alumni Concert SeriesShelter Island. Rising star violinist Ariel Horowitz will perform a recital of Brahms, Chausson, Dvorak, Mozart, and Wieniawski with pianist John Root at the Clark Arts Center. An alumna of PMP’s Summer Music School, Ariel is a winner of top prizes at the Stulberg and Irving M. Klein International String Competitions, and currently studies with Itzhak Perlman and Catherine Cho at The Juilliard School. 5 pm. Details.
  • Floyd Memorial Library: Basically Baroque, Greenport. Free concert featuring classical music from the Baroque period. 3:30 pm. Details.
  • Osprey's DominionPeconic. TBA, 1-5 pm. Details.
  • Greenport Harbor BrewingPeconicThe Days Beneath, 3-6 pm. Details.
  • Pugliese VineyardsCutchogueTBA. 1-5 pm. Details
  • Lieb Cellars Oregon Road, Cutchogue.  Cassandra House, 3-6 pm Details.
  • Castello Di Borghese Vineyards, Cutchogue.  Cabaret with Marguerite Volonts, 2-4 pm.  Details.
  • Vineyard 48Cutchogue. DJ, 1-6 pm. Details 
  • Four Doors DownMattituckWho are those guys, 8 pm. Details
  • Clovis PointJamesportIan Petillo, 1:30-5 pm. Details
  • Martha Clara Vineyards, Sound Avenue. Firefly Duo 2-5 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • Perlman Works in Progress Concert, Shelter Island. The Perlman Music Program’s exceptional students will present a free concert of classical masterworks, 2:30 pm. Details.
  • Raphael Vineyard, PeconicChris Hurley & Friends, 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Pugliese VineyardsCutchogueTBA. 2-6 pm. Details.
  • Vineyard 48Cutchogue. Live DJ, 1-6 pm. Details
  • Clovis PointJamesportGeorge Tebbitt, 1:30-5 pm. Details.
  • Jason's Vineyard, Jamesport. TBA  1-5 pmDetails.
  • Martha Clara Vineyards, Sound Avenue. Latin Jazz with Claes Brondal's Groove Gumbo Trio, 1-4 pm. Details.
Visual, Performing & Literary Arts

Friday

  • A Nature's Journal, Greenport. The monthly nature series of John Holzapfel, a science teacher, past Southold Town Trustee, and oyster grower. Enjoy a little science, lots of pictures and a timely discussion of natures activities for the month. 4-5 pm. Details.
  • Matinee Film: The Last StationSouthold. "The final year of author Leo Tolstoy’s life as he struggles to reconcile fame and wealth with his commitment to a simpler life. Based on the novel by Jay Parini. Christopher Plummer, Helen Mirren, Paul Giamatti, Anne-Marie Duff, Kerry Condon and James McAvoy. " 12:30 pm. Details
  • Matinee Film: Mr. HolmesMattituck. "An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes looks back on his life, and grapples with an unsolved case involving a beautiful woman."  1:30 pm. Details.  

Saturday

  • One-Woman Show: Memoirs & Boudoirs, Southold. Join emcee Katie Sawyer (Dorothy Leeds) in a fast paced, funny, amazing journey through history, and directly into the lives, ballrooms, backrooms, and bedrooms of Kings, Queens, scoundrels, lovers and warriors. 2:30 pm. Details. 
  • Photography Chat & Reception: Landscapes, Flowers, Experiments, Southold.  Bob Farrell leads a discussion of the scenes encountered while taking photographs and an exploration of some techniques for exploring available light and controlling focus. A homegrown technique for personalizing images will also be presented. Bob is a retired Grumman engineer who spends much of his time experimenting in photography and observational astronomy. Wine & Cheese Reception. 7 pm. Details.

Sunday

  • 7 Voices: A ReadingSouthold.  In this notable anthology from a group of local authors, find more than two dozen stories and reflections. Come enjoy readings from Teresa Taylor, Gene Rackovitch, David Porteous, Kit Storjohann, Joyce DeCordova, Jean Schweibish, and Susan Rosenstreich. Refreshments. 3 pm. Details.
  • Artist Reception: Scott McIntire & Madeline Daversa, Jamesport. Scott McIntire & Madeline Daversa are exhibiting at the Rosalie Dimon Gallery; meet them, see the exhibit and enjoy local wine and artisans cheeses. 3-5 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.
  • Cosden-Price Gallery: Big Business in a Small TownSouthold.  Every small town has its local businesses, but very few have images taken at the time they opened.  Local photographer Charles Meredith took these types of images from the 1930s through the mid 1960s as new businesses appeared in our town.  This exhibit will feature historic images (both interior and exterior) of various 20th century stores and shops that he captured through his lens.Th, Fri, & Sat, 1-4 pm. Details.
  • Southold LibrarySouthold. Paintings of Margaret Knowlden. 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.
  • The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild, Cutchogue. Group show. M-Sa 10 am-5 pm; Sun noon-5 pm. Details.
  • Cutchogue Library GalleryCutchogueHow They Look Today. Images of Cutchogue and New Suffolk Historic Buildings Updated photographs from 1986 Southold Town Survey.  Open when the library is.  Through December 31. Details.
  • Mattituck-Laurel LibraryMattituckNorth Fork Posters, photography by Steve Berger. Open when the library isDetails.
  • 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.

Mattituck Movie Theater Shows all week;  listings here.

History

 

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. This summer Saturn, Jupiter and Venus are easily visible.  Here's the moon calendar.  8 pm - midnight. Details.
  • Downs Farm Preserve: The Influence of Metal Pollution on Horseshoe Crab Development and Local Populations, Cutchogue. Join Aaron Bakker, Hofstra graduate student, and Group for the East End for an interesting presentation looking at how metal contamination in the sediment may be impacting the horseshoe crab population in our local waterways.10-11:30 am. 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.