10/13/14 8:00am
The 39th annual Riverhead Country Fair featured family-friendly activities, including dancing and a magic show. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

The 39th annual Riverhead Country Fair featured family-friendly activities, including dancing and a magic show. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

Thousands of people visited downtown Riverhead on Sunday for the 39th annual Riverhead Country Fair.

Vendors lined Main Street and the waterfront and sold a variety of goods — from roasted corn to crocheted baby hats.

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09/28/14 9:50am
Sean Peyton, 8, of Riverhead with neighbor Willie Walker. (Photos by Katharine Schroeder)

Sean Peyton, 8, of Riverhead with neighbor Willie Walker. (Photos by Katharine Schroeder)

The Riverhead recreation department held its 17th annual snapper tournament along the Peconic riverfront on Saturday morning.

Because of the recent rains, the fish weren’t biting as much as in years past, but several people managed to hook a snapper or two. The fish were measured and thrown back into the water.  (more…)

08/04/14 8:00am
Riding the boards competition. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Riding the boards competition. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts from across the Northeast gathered at the Elks Lodge in Riverhead Sunday afternoon for an annual party.

Organized by local members of the Road Reapers Motorcycle Club, the event included live music, food and a little friendly competition.  (more…)

07/21/14 9:00am
Ashlyn Galante, 2, of Mineola chows down at the Harbes Sweet Corn Festival on Sunday. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Ashlyn Galante, 2, of Mineola chows down at the Harbes Sweet Corn Festival on Sunday. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

It was good ol’ wholesome family fun at Harbes Family Farm on Sunday as the Mattituck farm celebrated 25 years of growing its staple crop, sweet corn.

Festivities at the Sound Avenue agritainment center included tug-of-war, limbo, corn toss and the festival’s marquee event, a corn eating contest.

See more photos on northforker.com

05/26/14 11:00am
Christina Lettick, 16, of Port Jefferson works on 'Fire and Ice' with friend Kurt Librandi, 16, also of Port Jefferson. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Christina Lettick, 16, of Port Jefferson works on ‘Fire and Ice’ with friend Kurt Librandi, 16, also of Port Jefferson. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Hundreds of people visited downtown Riverhead Sunday for East End Arts’ 18th annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival.

This year’s festival included an arts and crafts fair, live music, food and children’s activities.

Check out photos from the event on northforker.com.