Have a look at just some of the fun and exciting events happening on the North Fork this week, May 5–9.
GETTING SCHOOLED IN COLLAGE
Encaustics & Collage Intensive
When: May 5, May 12, May 19, 10 a.m.
Where: East End Arts School, 141 East Main Street, Riverhead
What: In this three-day workshop intensive series, students will explore the ancient art of encaustic painting and collage. $432.
Contact: 631-369-2171, eastendarts.org/school
(Mostly) True Things: Storytelling Show
When: May 5, 7 p.m.
Where: The Performing Arts Studio, 224 East Main Street, Port Jefferson
What: (Mostly) True Things is a game wrapped in a storytelling show that features four true stories, but three of them have subtle, carefully crafted lies woven in. It’s up to the audience to question the storytellers and find out which one is telling the whole truth for a chance at prizes. $15 in advance, $20 at door.
Contact: 631-698-7536, mostlytruethings.com
SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME
The Drifters Featuring Rick Sheppard
When: May 5, 8 p.m.
Where: Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead
What: The Drifters performed rhythm and blues throughout the ’50s and ’60s, and now they’re bringing their vintage sound to Suffolk Theater. $50–$60.
Contact: 631-727-4343, suffolktheater.com
TRY FLORAL PERFUME
When: May 7, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court Street, Riverhead
What: Presenter John Moran will explain hummingbird migrating routes, arrival times, feeder types, nectar, proper cleaning and placement of feeders. Free, but registration required.
Contact: 631-727-3228, riverheadlibrary.org
GUILTY PLEASURES UNITE
Wet Your Whistle Wednesday
When: May 9, 5:30 p.m.
Where: North Fork Chocolate Company, 740 Main Road, Aquebogue
What: Learn the art of pairing chocolate to wine presented by Sommelier apprentice Kathryn Cogan and Chef Steven Biscari-Amaral. $30.
Contact: 631-779-2963, northforkchocolate.com