Coming Up

The Arts

East End Arts Council School of the Arts presents ‘About the Sea’ with Amy Worth, Thursday, July 21, 6:30 p.m. at Brecknock Hall in Greenport. 369-2171.

Classes and Workshops

Japanese Fish Printing class (Gyotaku), Saturday, July 16, 1-2:30 p.m. at Southold Indian Museum’s Center for Traditional Crafts. All supplies provided. Program taught by artist Jack Schwartz. $20 plus $10 materials fee. Registration limited, advance registration required. 765-5577, [email protected].


Vendors wanted for Rotary Club of Greenport’s 20th annual Art & Craft Fair, Sunday, July 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Capital One Bank parking lot, Main Street, Greenport. 765-3609 (message), 734-6800.

Food and Drink

Barn Dance and Barbecue, Saturday, July 16, 5 p.m. at Charnews Farm, Southold, with live music, beer, wine. Hosted by Peconic Land Trust. Advance $50, children $15; at door $60, children $20. 283-3195, ext. 19.

Rotary Lobsterfest, Saturday, July 30, 5-9 p.m. at The Wharf House, Founders Landing, Southold. Adults $35 advance, $40 at door. Child’s menu $7. Hosted by Southold/Greenport Rotary Club. Call 765-5100.

First Baptist Church of Cutchogue’s annual Chicken or Rib Barbecue sponsored by Building Fund Committee, Saturday, July 16, noon-6 p.m. Donation: $20, call Kevin or Alethia, 298-7232.

North Fork Bed and Breakfast presents ‘A North Fork Summer Event,’ Saturday July 16, 11 a.m.-10.30 p.m., Cornell University and B&B Gardens and Vineyard Tour, dining and dancing. All day celebration of the North Fork: meet farmers, vintners and gardeners; sample local fare at choice of 10 restaurants, and dance all night. Tickets can be purchased online for all or part of day’s events. Portion of proceeds benefits Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Information/tickets: 877-883-9333. Email: [email protected].

Chicken BBQ, Saturday, July 23, 2 p.m. at Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1742, 51 Madison St., Riverhead. Tickets in advance at lodge or from board member by Tuesday, July 19. Adults $20; ages 10-15 $10; ages 9 and under free. Games for children, chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, corn, salads, watermelon, beer, wine and soda. 727-6667.

For All Ages

LIAPA Tractor Pull and Show, Saturday-Sunday, July 16-17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Hallockville Museum Farm, Sound Ave., Riverhead. Demonstrations and displays of antique farm machinery by Long Island Antique Power Association. Fee.

Long Island Moose Classic Car Club show, Sunday, July 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead. Cars, trucks and motorcycles. All donations go to Wounded Warrior Project. 831-3547.

Jamesport Fire Department’s annual Bazaar begins Tuesday, July 19, and runs through Saturday, July 23. Parade Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m., beginning on Washington Avenue. Fireworks 10 p.m. Saturday. Carnival open Tuesday 6-11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 4 p.m.-midnight.

For Animal Lovers

SAVES visit at Petco, Saturday, July 16, 11 a.m., Route 58, Riverhead. Volunteer animal rescue group; visit with cats up for adoption. Donations of old towels, blankets, cat food appreciated.

For Bargain Hunters

Giant Yard Sale, Saturday, July 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. John the Evangelist Parish Social Ministry parking lot, 546 John’s Place, Riverhead. Spaces available for $20. Donations being accepted for new and gently used items that can be sold. 727-1069.

Chinese auction, Saturday, July 23, 2 p.m. at The Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1742, 51 Madison Street, Riverhead. 928-5278.

Members’ yard sale, Saturday, July 16, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Cutchogue. Rain date July 17. 734-6382 or

For Children

Southold Mothers’ Club Moms Night Out, Thursday, July 21, 6:30 p.m. at Doolittles Mattituck Shopping Center. RSVP Linda 433-4946.

For History Buffs

American Legion presentation, Thursday, July 21, 6-7 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library. Register: 727-3228.

The American Child Exhibit opens Saturday, July 16, 1-4 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council’s Old Schoolhouse on Village Green, Cutchogue. On view through Aug. 20.

For Teens

Project Runway for Teens, Tuesday, July 19, 4 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck, first of three 90-minute classes (also July 26 and Aug. 2) for grades 7- 12. Learn to draw like professional fashion designer. $45 registration fee. 298-4134.

Lectures and Seminars

Vintage Costume Jewelry, Tuesday, July 19, 7-8:30 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library. Presentation by Kathleen Otranto. Register: 727-3228.


Edgar Cortes Dance Theater, Saturday, July 16, 6 p.m. at Horton Point Lighthouse, Southold. Performs new work “Dali Aqui” inspired by work of famous surrealist painter, Salvador Dali. Tickets $15 adults, children under 12 free. Available at lighthouse day of performance. 765-5500.


Southold Historical Society hosts chamber ensemble Canta Libre, Saturday, July 23, 6 p.m. at Horton Point Lighthouse, Southold. Tickets $15 adults, children under 12 free. Available at lighthouse day of performance. In case of rain, concert moves to First Presbyterian Church of Southold. 765-5500.

Performance by Paul Gomez, close friend of singer Harry Chapin, Sunday, July 17, 2-4 p.m. at Borghese Winery in Cutchogue to pay tribute to him on 30th anniversary of his death. Suggested donation $10, all proceeds benefit Harry Chapin Food bank, Long Island Cares.

Summer Showcase Concert, Wednesday, July 20, 7:30 p.m. features Basically Baroque at Silversmith’s Corner, Town Green, Main Road, Southold. Bring blanket or chair. Rain location Southold United Methodist Church, Main Road. 208-6933.

Original Voices at the Vail, Sunday, July 17, 7-11 p.m., Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead.

Oldies Concert, Saturday, July 16, a rock and roll oldies extravaganza features the Vendettas, Party Doll and Symphonic Soul, on Peconic Riverfront.

The Natural World

Who Lives In the Sea? A Beach Exploration, Wednesday, July 20, 10 a.m.-noon, New Suffolk Waterfront. Peconic Land Trust joins Ron Gelardi and team from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for seashore exploration. Using a seine net, collect, examine and release an amazing variety of creatures that swim at the shore, get an up-close look at crabs, fish, mollusks and shrimp before they are released back into the water. Wear water shoes, be prepared to get wet. RSVP: 283-3195 or email [email protected] Free. Rain cancels.

The Sciences

Film ‘Saving Hubble,’ Saturday, July 16, 8-9:30 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, Southold. Documentary about America’s fight to save Hubble Space Telescope. Q&A session follows with filmmaker David Gaynes. Suggested donation: $12, $8 members/full time students. Includes stargazing session after film. 765-2626.

Summer Science Program at Inlet Pond County Park, Greenport, sponsored by North Fork Audubon Society, Monday-Friday, July 25-29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Open to all 7th-12th graders. $150 fee. Limit 12 students. Register: 477-6456.

Sports and Recreation

Full Moon Kayak, Friday, July 15, 7 p.m., for ages 12+, hosted by Town of Riverhead Recreation Dept. Meet 6:30 p.m. at Peconic Paddler. Stop at local beach for quick moonlight meal. Bring snacks and beverages. Fee $54; residents $44. 727-5744.


Management Productions One-Act Fringe Festival, Thursday-Saturday, July 21-23, 8 p.m. at Creation Station Black Box Theatre, behind Cutchogue United Methodist Church, Main Road. Tickets at door $10. 745-0124.

Tours and Trips

New Suffolk Waterfront House Tour benefit, Saturday, July 16, 3-6 p.m., six homes on Jackson Street. Hors d’oeuvres, gourmet treats, North Fork wines, music. Proceeds help repay acquisition loan for New Suffolk Waterfront site, protected in cooperation with community of New Suffolk, Town of Southold and Peconic Land Trust, and recently sold to New Suffolk Waterfront Fund. Tickets limited, $150, $250/couple. 603-8456.

Southold Town Recreation Department sponsors bus trip to see NY Mets take on Philadelphia Phillies, Saturday, July 16, depart recreation center in Peconic at 12:30 p.m. for 4:10 p.m. game. Ticket/transportation $62. Nonresidents welcome. 765-5182.

The Written Word

Book discussion ‘The Piano Teacher’ by Janice J.K. Lee, Wednesday, July 20, 7-8 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library. Register: 727-3228.

Book discussion ‘The Help’ by Kathryn Stockett, Monday, July 25, noon at Floyd Memorial Library, 4 p.m. at Peconic Landing, both in Greenport. 477-0660.

The Secret Language of Women, a Unique Story from Today’s China with Keming Liu, Friday, July 15, 6:30 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.

Friends of Library Book Sale, Wednesday, July 20, 3-6 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. 298-4134.

Friends of Floyd Memorial Library half price special on gently used books, Mondays, July 11, 18,and 25, 10 a.m.-noon. at lower level “Book Nook,” in Greenport. 477-0660.

Ongoing Events are listed here as space permits.

The Arts

Folk Art, East End Arts Council’s juried all-media show at 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. On view through July 15. 727-0900.

Paintings, ‘The Creative World of Marilyn Uhl-Utz,’ on view July-August at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-6360.

Exhibit of work by East End Arts Council members Scott McIntire and Dianne Martin at Rosalie Dimon Gallery, second floor at Jamesport Manor Inn, 370 Manor Lane, Jamesport. On view through Aug. 6. 727-0900, [email protected].

Sculpture Garden at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport. On view through November. 477-3800.

Exhibit of photographs by Howard Stevens at Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead. On view through Sept. 10. 727-3200.

‘Rocky Splendor,’ photographs by Fran DePetris on view through July at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. 298-4134.

Brain Games

Duplicate bridge with Kathy Fibkins, Tuesdays, noon at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Open to all; 734-8096.

Bingo, Mondays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. at Moose Lodge, Riverside Drive, Riverhead. Gaming begins 7:30 p.m. 727-6667, 779-2694.

Mah-jongg, Mondays, 10 a.m.-noon, and Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. 298-4134.

Food and Drink

Community supper, free soup kitchen for all in need, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Agnes R.C. Church parish hall, Sixth Street, Greenport. 765-2981.

Free lunch, Almuerzo Gratis for ages 6-18, Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 130 Osborne Avenue, Riverhead. 727-3338.

For Children

Playdates with the Southold Mothers’ Club: Wednesdays at Cutchogue/New Suffolk Library, Pre-school Playgroup (19 months-5 years), 9:30-11:00 a.m. [email protected]. Wee little Ones Playgroup (birth-18 months), 11:00-noon, [email protected]. Weekend Toddler Playdate, for times and locations contact [email protected].

Crafts for Kids at Southold Indian Museum, Sundays, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 1080 Main Bayview Road. Fee: $5 per child per craft; must be accompanied by adult. Registration appreciated but not required. 765-5577.

Health and Fitness

Free beginner’s Hatha Yoga classes, Sundays, 3-4:15 p.m. at Mary Smith Recreation Center, Greenport. Bring non-skid, body-length mat. 765-3005.


Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council gives guided tours of buildings on Cutchogue Village Green through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. Hours are Saturday-Monday, 1-4 p.m. All tours begin at Carriage House adjacent to parking area. Children must be accompanied by adult. Admission free, donations welcome. Group tours by appointment only. 734-7122.

Southold Historical Society summer exhibition ‘A Quarter Century of Embroidery,’ featuring several dozen examples of the art, in cooperation with Peconic Bay Chapter of Embroiderers’ Guild of America. Location 54325 Main Road; on view 1-4 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays through end of August. 765-5500,

Sail the Seven Seas, new exhibit at East End Seaport Museum, Third Street at Ferry Dock, Greenport. Meticulously hand crafted ship models replicating famous seagoing vessels of the last four centuries. Open daily 11 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Tuesdays. Group tours available. 477-2100.

The Sciences

Every Saturday, dusk to midnight: Stargazing at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. 765-2626. To arrange group visits, e-mail [email protected].

The Written Word

The Yellow Barn at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. open for book purchases Mondays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 727-3228, ext. 0.