The North Fork is loaded with fun events and activities over July 4 weekend. Taste fine Long Island wines, rock out to live music, explore local farmers markets, see the tall ships in Greenport and take a moonlight cruise with the Long Island Aquarium—it’s all here for your pleasure!
What’s your pick of the week?
FRIDAY, JULY 3
CELEBRATION AT BAITING HOLLOW FARM VINEYARD
2–6 p.m. Featuring Miles to Dayton Duo. Live music, beer and great food. 2114 Sound Avenue, Baiting Hollow. 631-369-0100 bhfvineyard.com
FIRST FRIDAYS ON LOVE LANE
6 p.m. Live music by John Sparling. Merchants stay open late. Stroll, sip and savor. Love Lane, Mattituck. 631-298-7677
WHO ARE THOSE GUYS AT SUFFOLK THEATER
6 p.m. doors and show. Free performance to celebrate pre-fireworks festivities. Food and drinks available for purchase throughout the night. 118 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-727-4343 suffolktheater.com
MOONLIGHT CRUISE AT LONG ISLAND AQUARIUM
8:30 p.m. Enjoy a cruise as the sun sets on the river. Complimentary wine, cheese, fruit and music. $35 per person. Reservations required. Meet at Hyatt, 451 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-208-0002 longislandaquarium.com
SATURDAY, JULY 4
SHELTER ISLAND FARMERS MARKET
9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Saturdays through 9/5. 16 South Ferry Road, Shelter Island.
GREENPORT FARMERS MARKET
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturdays through 10/10. 622 First Street, Greenport.
RIVERHEAD FARMERS MARKET
10 a.m.–2 p.m. Year-round. 221 East Main Street/parking lot, Riverhead.
TALL SHIPS AMERICA 2015 HOSTED BY GREENPORT
10 a.m. Through 7/7. Ship tours, exhibit, live music, fireworks and more. greenportvillage.com
SUNDAY, JULY 5
THE ALL STAR AFTER DARK
10 p.m.–2 a.m. Saturdays. An evening of late night drink specials and DJ spinning. 96 Main Road, Riverhead. 631-998-3565 theallstar.com
LIVE MUSIC AT MARTHA CLARA VINEYARDS
1–5 p.m. Featuring Jon & Anthony’s Acoustic Jam. Free admission, wine and food additional purchase. 6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. 631-298-0075 marthaclaravineyards.com
LIVE MUSIC AT BAITING HOLLOW FARM VINEYARD
2–6 p.m. Featuring The Denice Given Band. Live music, beer and great food. 2114 Sound Avenue, Baiting Hollow. 631-369-0100 bhfvineyard.com
STREAMING PARTY: GRATEFUL DEAD’S LAST SHOW
5:30 p.m. live performance by Half Step, 8 p.m. webcast. The Grateful Dead say goodbye live from Chicago. $10. Food and drinks available for purchase throughout. 118 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-727-4343 suffolktheater.com
SUNDAY NIGHT JAZZ AT THE RAM’S HEAD INN
6–9:30 p.m. Relax in the lounge with a cocktail or watch the sunset outside. No cover. 108 Ram Island Drive, Shelter Island. 631-749-0811 theramsheadinn.com
Find more great East End events and activities, or post your own, at events.danspapers.com.