Things to Do on the North Fork: September 30–October 2, 2022

Enjoy fresh oysters and wine at Sparkling Pointe on the North Fork
Enjoy fresh oysters and wine at Sparkling Pointe
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Make the most of your weekend on the North Fork with all sorts of fun, culture, live shows, art and outdoor adventures, September 30–October 2, 2022.


Mullett at The Suffolk
Saturday, October 1, 8 p.m.

Hair Band fanatics won’t want to miss renditions of Van Halen, Bon Jovi and Journey at The Suffolk theater. Tickets are $40–$45 and doors open at 7 p.m.
118 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-727-4343,

Marc Morello at Jason’s Vineyard
Sunday, October 2, 1:30–5:30 p.m.

Enjoy a gorgeous vineyard view while enjoying the acoustic sounds of Marc Morello at Jason’s Vineyard. The winery is known for its spacious outdoor deck and generous pouring.
1785 Main Road, Jamesport. 631-238-5801,

Take a walk through this beautiful piece of Shelter Island on the North Fork (sort of)
Take a walk through this beautiful piece of Shelter Island.
Courtesy Rogers Memorial Library


Morning Walk at Mashomack Preserve
Saturday, October 1, 10 a.m.

Check out the natural wonders of Mashomack Preserve on Shelter Island, including creeks, woodlands and fields. Light snacks will be provided and reservations are required.
79 S. Ferry Road, Shelter Island. 631-283-0774,

Classic Guided Wine Country Tour
Saturday, October 1, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

View the colorful, elegant countryside of the North Fork in autumn on two wheels with a guide and hand-picked stops. Access to vineyards, visits to local farm stands and vinegar tastings are all a part of the fun. You can also add wine tastings and lunch to your package.
13200 Main Road, Mattituck. 631-971-1666,

Oktoberfest at Grangabel Park
Saturday, October 1, 3–9 p.m.

Don’t miss live entertainment, contests, food and beer from local craft breweries. The park will stay lit until 9 p.m.
Peconic Avenue, Riverhead.

Run the Vineyards: Pindar Fall 5K and 8K
Sunday, October 2, 9 a.m.

Raise money for the New York Cancer Foundation while running in the beauty of the North Fork vineyards. A post-race party includes live music, a barbecue food truck, an awards ceremony and a glass of your favorite Pindar wine.
37654 NY-25, Peconic.

Spirit's Promise on the North Fork
Spirit’s PromiseSam Cox Photography


Spirit’s Promise Equine Rescue Farm Tours
Sunday, October 2, 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of Spirit’s Promise Equine Rescue including a hands-on walkthrough and education about the rescued horses, cows, goats, pigs and chickens. Online registration is $20 for these weekly tours.
2746 Sound Avenue, Baiting Hollow. 631-875-0433,

Equitable Earth: Writing for Equal Access, Protection and Preservation Workshop
Saturday, October 1, 1–3 p.m.

Join Peconic Land Trust in cooperation with Herstory Writers Workshop as you explore agriculture, nature and renewal through the beauty of memoir in the canopy of nature. This week’s workshop will be held at Wolf Preserve.
12455 Main Bayview Road, Southold. 631-283-3195,

The Great East End Cookbook Sale & Swap
Friday, September 30, 3–7 p.m.

Cookbook lovers should head on over to the East End Food Market in Riverhead, where purchasing or donating one cookbook allows you to take home up to five pre-enjoyed volumes. You’ll also meet local cookbook authors such as Stephanie Villani (The Fisherman’s Wife). In addition, local North Fork legend John Ross will have several signed cookbooks available.
139 Main Road, Riverhead. 631-632-5129,

Local Oyster Showcase at Sparkling Pointe
Sunday, October 2, 3–5:30 p.m.

Enjoy an interactive tasting flight at one of the East End’s most popular wineries. Six Sparkling Pointe wines will be paired with six different local oysters and you’ll meet the people who grow and work with them. The event will be held indoors if it rains.
39750 County Road 48, Southold. 631-765-0200,


Sculpture in the Garden 2022: Sam Moyer & Eddie Martinez
Friday and Saturday, September 30 and October 1

Don’t miss the works of Sam Moyer and Eddie Martinez, whose sculptures focus on interactions between animate and inanimate. Admission to the garden is $20 for adults and $17 for children and seniors.
4342 Grand Avenue, Mattituck. 631-298-7216,

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