Three-year-old Kacey tries her hand at the lasso. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)
The annual Country Fair drew big crowds to Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead Saturday for an afternoon of old-fashioned family fun.
The North Fork tradition celebrates the region’s rich folk arts and agricultural heritage with craft demonstrations and more than 50 artisan vendors selling handmade items such as jewelry, jams and jellies, candles, hand knit pieces, and more. READ
The Riverhead Town Board could approve its proposed alcohol policy next month, setting concrete rules and guidelines for alcohol service at popular festivals such as the Polish Town Fair and the Country Fair. READ
2014’s Riverhead Country Fair. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
The idea of limiting alcohol consumption to beer gardens at public fairs in Riverhead has died just days after the first seed was planted.
The board said this morning that it will now take a scaled back approach to regulating alcohol at local festivals, one week after a majority of Town Board members supported the concept.