North Fork Event Highlights: August 8–11, 2019

Art Garfunkel, Photo: ©PATRICKMCMULLAN
Art Garfunkel, Photo: ©PATRICKMCMULLAN

Have a look at just some of the fun and exciting events happening on the North Fork this weekend, August 8–11, 2019. Make sure to call ahead or check the website links below prior to each event, as some may get rescheduled or cancelled due to poor weather conditions. Find more exciting Hamptons, North Fork and kids events happening this weekend and beyond at

Art Garfunkel in Close-Up
Sunday, August 11, 7:30 p.m.

Back by popular demand, Art Garfunkel, of the Grammy-winning duo Simon & Garfunkel, returns to Suffolk Theater for a night of beloved music and illuminating storytelling. Don’t miss your chance to see this chart-topping legend up close and personal. This is a row-seating event; therefore, no dinner will be served. The bar opens at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $69–$99.

Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-727-4343,

Art by Arden Scott, Image: Courtesy VSOP Projects
Art by Arden Scott, Image: Courtesy VSOP Projects

Aids to Navigation Exhibition
August 8–August 11, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

VSOP Projects presents Aids to Navigation, a solo exhibition of ambitious new sculptural works by Arden Scott. Complex welded, forged and hand-painted steel sculptures, some standing nearly 12 feet tall, are primarily constructed from salvaged shipbuilding materials and are inspired by Scott’s deep connection to the sea. Free admission.

VSOP Projects, 311 Front Street, Greenport. 631-603-7736,

Detail of viola being played by a musician
Image: Bizoon/123RF

Red Door Chamber Players’ “Dueling Duos”
Saturday, August 10, 3 p.m.

In early America, hospitable homeowners could paint their door red to signal to weary travelers that they were more than welcome to stay the night. Likewise, the Red Door Chamber Players welcome all to come and listen, relax and share a truly unique musical experience at the highest level of musicianship. Tickets are $20, free for kids under 16.

Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead. 631-727-5782,

sail boat gliding in open sea at sunset
Image: Mihtiander/123RF

Robin’s Island Raft Up
Saturday, August 11, 12:30 p.m.

Jump in your boat and go to Robin’s Island with Strong’s Marine. While there, you’ll wake surf with pro Bryan Holland; take a ride on a SEABOB; run on the Maui Mats; grill on the pristine beach and spend an unforgettable day surrounded by the beautiful Peconic River. The rain date is Sunday, August 18. Email [email protected] with any questions.

Robin’s Island, In Peconic River off of New Suffolk. 631-298-4770 ext. 32,

Browder’s Farm, Photo: Courtesy Peconic Land Trust
Browder’s Farm, Photo: Courtesy Peconic Land Trust

Behind the Scenes at Browder’s Farm
Sunday, August 11, 1:30 p.m.

The Peconic Land Trust hosts a tour of Long Island’s only certified organic and pasture-raised poultry farm. Visit the brooder where baby chicks live; see the pasture management system that emphasizes rotational grazing and the mobile processing unit; meet the farm animals and honeybees; and peruse the farmstand filled with finished products. Registration is $5.

Browder’s Farm, 4050 Soundview Avenue, Mattituck. 631-283-3195,

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