Fun Things to Do on the North Fork This Week: December 31, 2021–January 6, 2022

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Enjoy New Year’s Eve day and the first week of 2022 on the North Fork! Find live shows, fun activities, art exhibitions and more great events, December 31, 2021–January 6, 2022.


Ring in the New Year at the Ram’s Head Inn
Friday, December 31, 5 p.m.

Call ahead of time to reserve your table from 5 to 9 p.m. Your $100 ticket includes a special prixe fixe dinner menu, a sparkling toast and delicious passed appetizers. You’ll also get to dance to the music of the DJ. Tickets are $50 for those not coming for dinner.
108 South Ram Island Drive, Shelter Island. 631-749-0811,

New Year’s Laughin’ Eve
Friday, December 31, 9 p.m.

Enjoy dining, laughing and a complimentary champagne toast at the Suffolk Theater. The lineup includes three national headliners in one night: Rich Walker, Maria Walsh and Chris Roach. After 11 p.m., you can purchase standing-room tickets to enjoy dancing until midnight!
118 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-727-4343,

New Year’s Eve Bash at The Halyard in Greenport
Friday, December 31, 7 p.m.

Enjoy a delicious evening that begins with a glass of bubbly and passed canapes. Next, take in a delicious buffet, passed desserts and live music by the Silver Arrow Band. They will be playing their hearts out so you can dance the night away until 1 a.m.

58775 Country Road 48, Greenport. 631-477-0666,

Tom Killourhey at Twin Fork Beer Company
Saturday, January 1, 1 p.m.

Enjoy live music at the Twin Fork Beer Company, known for its seasonal lagers and tasty bites. You can also sip on some local wines and cider specialties.
807 Raynor Avenue, Riverhead. 631-207-4233,

Open Mic Night at Green Hill Kitchen
Thursday, January 6, 6–9 p.m.

Show off your skills every Thursday night at the Green Hill Kitchen, known for its fine barbeque and burgers. There’s also a kids’ menu and plenty of bubbly available.
48 Front Street, Greenport. 631-477-4900,

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New Year’s Eve at the Preston House Hotel
Friday, December 31, 5 p.m.

Ring in the New Year at the Preston House & Hotel, where you’ll be treated to four delicious courses and dessert. Wine pairings are included for an additional $40 per person. Reserve your table ahead of time.
423 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-775-1550,

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the North Fork Table & Inn
Friday, December 31, 5:30 p.m. or 8:30 p.m.

Join the dreamy and sophisticated North Fork Table & Inn for New Year’s Eve. The menu includes elegant appetizers, entrees and sweets. You can make a night of it by staying at the inn after your dinner!
57225 Route 25, Southold. 631-765-0177,

New Year’s Day Roller Skating For All Ages
Saturday, January 1, 1–4 p.m.

Roll in the new year at the Greenport American Legion, where your $10 ticket includes skate rental, or you can bring your own wheels. Purchase tickets ahead of time or bring cash only to the door.
121 Third Street, Greenport.

Stargazing at Custer Observatory
Saturday, January 1, 7 p.m.

Every Saturday evening, the Custer Observatory is open to the public. The staff will give you a tour of the observatory as well as the night sky through a powerful telescope. The Custer Observatory also has a library, museum and gift shop.
1115 Bayview Road, Southold. 631-765-2626,

East End Food Market
Saturday, January 1, 9 a.m.

Visit the market every Saturday to sample local food, wine and craft vendors. There is live music, activities and a chance to learn more about the community.
139 Main Road, Riverhead. 631-727-7600,

First Day Hike
Saturday, January 1, noon

Kick off the New Year with an invigorating beach cleanup! Meet at the Visitor’s Center for a presentation on the four species of sea turtles that frequent Long Island’s shores. Then head to the upper parking lot for a 2-mile beach hike.
6062 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. 631-315-5475,

Tech Time
Tuesday, January 4, 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Have you ever wondered how to download ebooks, set up a social media account, or use Google Suite? Book an hour-long appointment at the Floyd Memorial Library, where you can get help with lots of basic applications.
539 First Street, Greenport. 631-477-0660,

Wednesday, January 5, 5:30 p.m.

Join your fellow yogis in the meeting room of the Mattituck-Laurel Library for some serious stretching. Yoga increases your flexibility, improves your muscle tone and boosts your energy.
13900 Main Road, Mattituck. 631-298-4134,

Vine to Wine Tours at Sannino Vineyard
By appointment

Sign up for your own private tour with the winemaker or house sommelier of Sannino Vineyard. You will tour the vineyard, winemaking facilities and barrel cellar. The tour also includes a wine tasting, charcuterie board and cheese platter for two.
15971 County Road 48, Cutchogue. 631-743-8282,


Art/Rich Roundtable
Tuesday, January 4, 4 p.m.

Join fellow poetry lovers online to discuss styles and points of view in-depth. Register on the Shelter Island Public Library website for Zoom information.
37 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island. 631-749-0042,

Teacup Bird Feeder “Take & Make” Kit
Wednesday, January 5, 9:30 a.m.

Register ahead of time for your chance to pick up a kit to make a beautiful teacup bird feeder, complete with instructions. Attract all kinds of birds to your backyard for only $3 of materials.
27550 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-734-6360,

The DNA of Shelter Island
Now on view

This online exhibit features timeless elements that are a part of the DNA of Shelter Island life, including crabbing Clam Creek, wakeboarding past Crescent Beach, or fishing for snappers. Explore history through postcards, photos and objects without leaving your home.
16 South Ferry Road, Shelter Island. 631-749-0025,

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Winter Salon at VSOP Artists
Through January 2

View the work of local artists such as Renee Brown, Naomi Clark and Louise Crandell. The work can be viewed on the weekends or make an appointment for a private showing.
311 Front Street, Greenport. 631-603-7736,

Farms Across America
Through February 13

The Alex Ferrone Gallery specializes in showing and selling the works of mid-career and emerging artists. In this exhibition, view 55 artworks by 34 national artists working in mediums such as traditional photography, painting and sculpture, and celebrating farms throughout the United States.
25425 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-734-8545,

Quilt Display
Saturday and Sunday, January 1 and 2, 1–6 p.m.

View this extensive quilt collection presented by the Southold Historical Society. You can explore quilts from the Civil War era and Temperance Movement, and local skilled milliner Frank Davis Smith from Peconic. The museum is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1–6 p.m.
54325 Main Road, Southold. 631-765-5500,

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