It’s Columbus Day weekend on the North Fork! Enjoy live music, wine, farmers markets, hikes and tours between Riverhead and Orient, October 9–12, 2015. What’s your pick of the week?
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9
LIVE MUSIC AT MARTHA CLARA VINEYARDS
2–5 p.m. Kick off the holiday weekend. Free admission, wine and food available for purchase. Rain or shine. Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. 631-298-0075 marthaclaravineyards.com
STUDIO 54 NIGHT AT SUFFOLK THEATER
6:30 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. show. Featuring That ’70s Band. $29. The dance floor will be open! Food and drink available for purchase throughout the evening. Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-727-4343 suffolktheater.com
LATE NIGHTS AT JAMESPORT VINEYARDS
Open until 8 p.m. Wood-fire empanadas, $5 wine and live music. Jamesport Vineyards, 1216 Main Road. 631-722-5256 jamesportwines.com
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1o
GREENPORT FARMERS MARKET
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Last day of the season! 622 First Street, Greenport.
RIVERHEAD FARMERS MARKET
10 a.m.–2 p.m. Year-round. 221 East Main Street/parking lot, Riverhead.
40TH ANNUAL RIVERHEAD COUNTRY FAIR
10 a.m. Also 10/11. Rain or shine. Pumpkin carving, food, activities and more. 631-727-1215 riverheadcountryfair.com
HORTON POINT LIGHTHOUSE
11:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Through 10/12. Explore the Nautical Museum and visit the tower with views over the Long Island Sound. $3/free for kids. Horton Point Lighthouse, 3575 Lighthouse Road, Southold. 631-765-5500 southoldhistoricalsociety.com
VINE TO WINE TOURS AT SANNINO BELLA VITA
1 p.m. Through 1/1/16. All ages welcome, 21 and over for wine tasting. $25. Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard, 1375 Peconic Lane, Peconic. 631-734-8282 sanninovineyard.com
PLANT AND SING MUSIC FESTIVAL
6 p.m. 10/11 9 a.m. A music festival celebrating local food and community. Gather the harvest and plant garlic, then join in on the festivities with song, dance, recitation and meals while overlooking Gardiner’s Creek. Garlic planting and work songs on Sunday. Sylvester Manor, 55 Manhaset Road, Shelter Island. 631-749-0626 plantandsing.com. This event is likely to sell out.
THE ALL STAR AFTER DARK
10 p.m.–2 a.m. Saturdays. An evening of late night drink specials and DJ spinning. The All Star, 96 Main Road, Riverhead. 631-998-3565 theallstar.com
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11
STPS HIKES MASHOMACK PRESERVE
10 a.m. Moderately brisk 10-mile hike through meadows, woods and beaches. Meet at the North Haven/Shelter Island Ferry. 646-221-8225 southamptontrails.org
LIVE MUSIC AT BAITING HOLLOW FARM VINEYARD
2–6 p.m. Live music, beer and great food. Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard, 2114 Sound Avenue, Baiting Hollow. 631-369-0100 bhfvineyard.com
LIVE MUSIC AT THE SHIPWRECK
4–8 p.m. Live music and bar overlooking the water. Shipwreck, 63 South Menantic Road, Shelter Island. 631-749-5535 saltshelterisland.com
SUNDAY FUNDAY AT THE ALL STAR
6 p.m. All you can bowl for two hours. $12. The All Star, 96 Main Road, Riverhead. 631-998-3565 theallstar.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. Jazz by Jane Hastay, Peter Martin Weiss and weekly guest vocalists and musicians. No cover. The Ram’s Head Inn, 108 Ram Island Drive, Shelter Island. 631-749-0811 theramsheadinn.com
MONDAY, OCTOBER 12
HAPPY COLUMBUS DAY!
VINES AND CANINES EDUCATIONAL VINEYARD WALK
10 a.m. Bring your dog down for an educational walk through the vineyard. Donation of a non-perishable dog or cat food item required. Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. 631-298-0075 marthaclaravineyards.com
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