Enjoy days of fun and enlightening North Fork events and activities this week, February 11–15, 2022.
ChocoVino Valentine’s Day Dinner at Long Island Aquarium
Friday, February 11, 7 p.m.
Waltz your sweetheart and your tastebuds over to the Long Island Aquarium, where you’ll enjoy a five-course, chef-inspired gourmet dinner alongside beautiful sea life. Each course is accompanied by a Raphael Wine vintage and a sweet taste of chocolate. Reservations are required.
431 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-208-9200, longislandaquarium.com
100 Days of Jazz at Sound View Greenport
Friday & Saturday, February 11 & 12, 7–9 p.m.
Join Sammy Buttons and Bernell Jones as they entertain you in the Piano Bar of the Sound View Inn as part of the 100 Days of Jazz series. You can also find the musicians practicing around the property throughout the weekend!
58775 County Road 48, Greenport. 631-477-1910, soundviewgreenport.com
Oysters & Bubbles: Blanc de Blancs Release Party
Saturday, February 12, noon–4 p.m.
Join Bedell Cellars for this celebration of freshly shucked oysters and half-priced glasses of the newly released 2017 Blanc de Blancs. Bedell is known for its beautiful ambiance and knowledgeable staff.
36225 Main Road, Southold. 631-734-7537, bedellcellars.com
For the Love of Beer Valentine’s Day Event
Saturday, February 12, 3–6 p.m.
Bring your elegantly paired or fabulously single self over to Greenport Harbor Brewing Co., where you can enjoy superb beers on tap, oysters and live music by New Life Crisis. If you need a gift to take home, have no fear — the event includes bouquets by True Elizabeth Flowers, treats from Disset Chocolates and jewelry from Joanne Stoecker Design all available for purchase.
42155 Main Road, Peconic. 631-477-1100, greenportharborbrewing.com
Gene Casey at the Jamesport Farm Brewery
Saturday, February 12, 5 p.m.
You won’t want to miss the twangy, rockin’ sound of Gene Casey or the delicious craft beers at Jamesport Farm Brewery. Admission is $5 and seating is first-come, first-served.
5873 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. 844-632-2337, jfbrewery.com
A Broadway Valentine
Saturday, February 12, 8 p.m.
There’s no better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than some fabulous Broadway love songs. Join the Suffolk Theater for an evening of selections from shows like Wicked, Waitress and Jersey Boys. Call ahead to have your favorite wine or Champagne waiting for you when you arrive.
118 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-727-4343, suffolktheater.com
Macaron & Wine Pairing Featuring Petite + Sweet Macarons at Sannino
Friday, February 11, noon
Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the true East End style by pairing four Petite + Sweet custom macarons with four Sannino Vineyard wines. The cost is $40 per person and $34 for wine club members. Purchase your tickets in advance online.
15971 County Road 48, Cutchogue. 631-743-8282, sanninovineyard.com
East End Food Market
Saturday, February 12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Stroll through 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, riverheadmarket.org
Cultural Landscape Walking Tour: West Side
Saturday, February 12, 9:30–11:30 p.m.
Enjoy this invigorating walking tour of Hallock State Park Preserve. You’ll view historic hedgerows and even stand on the land where Long Island’s only battle of the War of 1812 took place. Call ahead for details and reservations. Rain or snow cancels the
6062 Sound Avenue, Northville. 631-315-5475, parks.ny.gov/parks/hallock
International Spice & Cheese Workshop
Saturday, February 12, 2 p.m.
Enjoy this spicy in-person opportunity to learn about fresh and ripened artisanal and farm stand cheeses. You’ll also get information on loose herbs and spices from around the world. And yes, samples will be provided!
27550 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-734-6360, cutchoguelibrary.org
Valentine North Fork Country Barn Dance
Saturday, February 12, 7:30–10:30 p.m.
Swing your sweetheart on over to Spirit’s Promise Equine Rescue, where you’ll learn new line-dancing moves and enjoy the beautiful barn atmosphere. Tickets are $15 and you can feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.
2746 Sound Avenue, Baiting Hollow. 631-875-0433, spiritspromise.com
Cupcakes & Wine at Pindar
Sunday, February 13, noon-3 p.m.
This event brings together two North Fork classics: three handmade cupcakes from the Blue Duck Bakery carefully paired with three Pindar Vineyards wines. There are three seatings but space is limited. Advanced registration is required.
37645 Main Road, Peconic. 631-734-6200, pindar.net
Wine & Chocolate Tasting at Clovis Point
Sunday, February 13, noon–6:30 p.m.
What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with a little wine and chocolate? You and your heart’s pairing can head on over to Clovis Point Vineyard, where your favorite glasses of bubbly will be matched with sweet treats from North Fork Chocolate Company. Tickets are $25 and $20 for Wine Club members. Be sure to register ahead of time.
1935 Main Road, Laurel. 631-722-4222, clovispointwines.com
Chocolate & Wine With Disset Chocolate
Monday, February 14, 1–2:30 p.m.
Ring in Valentine’s Day in style at Rose Hill Vineyards & Inn, where your $55 ticket will get you four wines and a piece of chocolate exclusively designed to go with each one. You’ll also enjoy conversations with experts on chocolates and winemaking. Register online ahead of time.
2000 Oregon Road, Mattituck. 631-804-0367, dissetchocolate.com
Friday Night Dialogue: The Leiber Collection
Friday, February 11, 7–8 p.m.
Join Ann Fristoe Stewart, museum director and curator of the Leiber Collection, as she leads a virtual presentation exploring the love and creativity of a fascinating couple. Their work includes sculptures, crystal-covered handbags and landscapes.
37 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island. 631-749-0042, shelterislandpubliclibrary.org
Chair & Restorative Yoga
Monday, February 14, 10–11:15 a.m.
Chair yoga can help you to improve your mood, flexibility and blood pressure. The event is a hybrid, and you can register ahead of time for Zoom info. Be sure to bring a yoga mat, towel and chair to the meeting.
53709 Main Road, Southold. 631-765-2077, southoldlibrary.org
Prevent The Events: Be Heart Smart on Zoom
Tuesday, February 15, 7–8 p.m.
Join Dr. Guy Mintz, Northwell Health’s director of cardiovascular health and lipidology, as he talks about risk factors for heart disease, as well as diagnostic tests and treatments. Register ahead of time for Zoom info.
13900 Main Road, Mattituck. 631-298-4134, mattitucklaurellibrary.org
Valentine’s Antiques Fine Art & Crafts Fair
Saturday, February 12, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild presents a Valentine’s Day fair at the Peconic Recreation Center. Exhibits include photography, pottery, jewelry, quilts, knits, silver, vintage treasures and more. Admission is free, and refreshments are available.
970 Peconic Lane, Peconic. 631-734-6382, oldtownguild.org
Farms Across America
On view through February 27
Don’t miss one of the last weekends to head over to the Alex Ferrone Gallery for this exhibit of photography, paintings, mixed media and sculptures showcasing farms throughout the United States. The museum is open Friday through Sunday from noon–5 p.m. or by appointment.
25425 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-734-8545, alexferronegallery.com
Dan’s Reimagined at East End Arts
On view through March 4
The covers of Dan’s Papers have long been an iconic representation of the East End. Join East End Arts members as they reimagine the artwork of past covers, exploring a wide variety of mediums.
133 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-727-0900, eastendarts.org
Find more exciting Hamptons, North Fork and family events happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at DansPapers.com/Events.