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North Fork Weekend Calendar: LI Winterfest, Wine and More

The Long Island Winterfest kickoff party begins an exciting weekend of events and activities on the North Fork. What’s your pick of the week?

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19

LI WINTERFEST KICKOFF PARTY AT SUFFOLK THEATER
6:30 doors, 8 p.m. show. Featuring Miles to Dayton, Toby Walker and Andrew Fortier. $20 in advance/$25 at the door. Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-727-4343 suffolktheater.com

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20

RIVERHEAD FARMERS MARKET
10 a.m.–2 p.m. Year-round. 221 East Main Street/parking lot, Riverhead.

VERTICAL TASTING AT CLOVIS POINT
12:30 p.m. Chardonnay tasting flight. Clovis Point, 1935 Main Road, Laurel. liwinterfest.com

WINE 202 AT MARTHA CLARA VINEYARDS
1 p.m. Varietals of Burgundy. Taught by winemaker Juan E. Micieli-Martinez. Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. 631-298-0075 marthaclaravineyards.com

WINEMAKER’S TOUR AT CASTELLO DI BORGHESE
1 p.m. Saturdays through June. Guided tour of production facility and winery, followed by tasting. $20 per person. Castello di Borghese Vineyard, 17150 Route 48, Cutchogue. 631-734-5111 castellodiborghese.com

BOOK & BOTTLE AT SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL
1 p.m. Armchair tour of the William Floyd Estate with MaryLaura Lamont. $5. Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 West Main Street, Riverhead. 631-727-2881 suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org

TANK SAMPLE AT LIEB CELLARS OREGON ROAD
1 p.m. Sommelier Anthony Mattis guides guests through tastings of unfinished tank samples. Lieb Cellars, 13050 Oregon Road, Cutchogue. liwinterfest.com

BARREL TASTING AT PINDAR VINEYARDS
2 p.m. Taste wines right from the barrel. $30 per person. Pindar Vineyards, 37645 Main Road, Peconic. 631-734-6200 pindar.net

VERTICAL TASTING AT WATERS CREST WINERY
2 p.m. Merlot tasting with winemaker Jim Waters. Waters Crest Winery, 22355 Route 48, Cutchogue. liwinterfest.com

LIVE JAZZ WITH VANESSA TROUBLE AT MARTHA CLARA
2 p.m. Modern, retro and vintage jazz. Free admission. Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. 631-298-0075 marthaclaravineyards.com

BLIND TASTING AT PALMER VINEYARDS
2:30 p.m. Everything you wanted to know about wine but were afraid to ask. Palmer Vineyards, 5120 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. liwinterfest.com

NOFO VARIETALS 101 AT RAPHAEL WINERY
2:30 p.m. A four-tasting flight with pairing. Includes sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, cabernet franc and merlot. Raphael Winery, 39390 Main Road, Peconic. liwinterfest.com

ARTIST RECEPTION: IKONS AND HEROS AT GREENPORT HARBOR BREWING COMPANY
6 p.m. Reception for gallery featuring the works of Oliver Peterson and Case Jernigan. Greenport Harbor Brewing Company, 234 Carpenter Street, Greenport. 631-477-1100 harborbrewing.com

3RD ANNUAL WINTER IS FOR THE DOGS COMEDY NIGHT AT OSPREY’S DOMINION
8 p.m. Headliner John LaRocchia and others from the New York comedy scene perform. Benefits the North Fork Animal Welfare League. $30 in advance/$40 at the door. Osprey’s Dominion Vineyard, 44075 Main Road, Peconic. 631-471-6335 ospreys2016.com

THE ALL STAR AFTER DARK
9 p.m.–1 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, FEBRUARY 21

LIVE ACOUSTIC MUSIC WITH MICHAEL DUCA AT MARTHA CLARA VINEYARDS
1 p.m. Covers of songs from Elvis, The Beatles, Billy Joel and others. Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. 631-298-0075 marthaclaravineyards.com

TETE DE CUVEE VERTICAL TASTING, SPARKLING POINTE
2 p.m. With winemaker Gilles Martin. $40. Sparkling Pointe, 29750 County Road 48, Southold. liwinterfest.com

SUNDAYS WITH GRANDMA AT DILIBERTO WINERY
4 p.m. Pasta demonstration and meal paired with wine and live Italian music performance. Diliberto Winery, 250 Manor Lane, Jamesport. 631-722-3416 dilibertowinery.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

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