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2nd Annual Southold WinterFest

Southold WinterFest will include exhibits and displays of local businesses and organizations as well as entertainment, free food and beverages, activites for adults and children, special events and prizes, such as:

  • DJ Music
  • A Caricature Artist
  • Face Painting
  • Ice Sculpting
  • Jugglers
  • Rob Europe Band

And much more!

The Cultural Landscape Walking Tour- West Side

3 mile walk. Cultural/human history of this park is long, varied and interesting in Hallockville State Park. See historic hedgerows, find where the old Camp Carey was located, and stand on land that witnessed a Long Island battle during the War of 1812!

Ripcord

A sunny room on an upper floor is prime real estate in the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility, so when the cantankerous Abby is forced to share her quarters with new-arrival Marilyn, she has no choice but to get rid of the infuriatingly chipper woman by any means necessary. A seemingly harmless bet between the old women quickly escalates into a dangerous game of one-upmanship that reveals not just the tenacity of these worthy opponents, but also deeper truths that each would rather remain hidden.

Winemaker’s Walk and Tour

A guided tour of the winery and production facility and wine tasting at Castello di Borghese Vineyard & Winery. $30 per person. Please call at least 24 hours in advance to make reservations (631) 734-5111

Comedy Night

We have three hilarious and highly acclaimed comedians performing. Mike Britt is a Brooklyn-based comedian who you might recognize from the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt theme song! Usama Siddiguee is a comedian, podcaster, and actor from New York who you will recognize from the show Dash & Lily on Netflix; this funny guy can mock an accent and you don’t want to miss it. Liz Barrett is another New Yorker who has moved around the world, and with her dry, deadpan, zany way, she makes you laugh about her observations.

Jazz Meets Top 40

Enjoy listening to Jazz renditions of your favorite songs with the New Millennium Jazz Band.

Grow the Love with Imaginariums by Elissa

Ahead of February Love Month, come get cozy and “grow the love” in this plant and wine workshop led by Imaginariums by Elissa. Bring your valentine or galentines for an evening in our relaxing lounge, while sipping delicious wines and creating a grapevine succulent heart wreath.

Succulents don’t have to be confined to pots—they make beautiful additions to wreaths! You will learn how to design and create a stunning moss grapevine wreath, adorned with succulents and preserved florals. These beautiful wreaths will thrive with little care but we will also discuss best practices for upkeep and maintenance. They are a fun gift for succulent lovers…or keep them for yourself for a bit of nature and elegance in your home.

Your $75 Ticket Includes:
A 12-inch grapevine heart wreath
A variety of hand-picked succulents
Preserved moss and florals
A silk ribbon to hang your wreath
Floral glue
A fine mist spray bottle
A glass of Chronicle Wines wine

Polar Bear Plunge

IF YOU’VE ALWAYS WANTED TO PLUNGE, NOW’S YOUR CHANCE TO JUMP IN WITH THE NORTH FORK POLAR BEARS TO BENEFIT CAST!

Warm drinks, beach fires, community spirit, and prizes for individuals and groups who raise the most money!

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Plunge with the North Fork Polar Bears! Come one, come all! We’re seeking 150 plungers!

There is no fee to participate.

DONATIONS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED AND GREATLY APPRECIATED.

Fundraise or donate $25 or more
Receive a North Fork Polar Bears X CAST plunge T-shirt, along with a coupon for a draft beer at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co

Fundraise or donate $50 or more
Receive a t-shirt and beer coupon, a coupon for a hot chocolate or coffee from Aldo’s, and a North Fork Polar Bears beanie.

Participants or Fundraisers raising $125 or more
Receive all of the aforementioned plus a North Fork Polar Bears sweatshirt.

HOW TO DONATE

Online donations in support of those plunging in support of CAST are most welcome. Participants, including groups, companies, and individuals, can fundraise using their personal networks or make direct donations.

SPONSORSHIP

Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Sponsors will be recognized and acknowledged with paid advertising, logo branding on social media, CAST’s website, e-newsletter, event t-shirt, signage, and more. To inquire about sponsorship, please get in touch with cdemerato@castnorthfork.org.

The Smallest North Fork Wineries, Tasting

Come meet the hardest to find and smallest wineries on the NF, in one room. They operate under the radar but they have outstanding quality and interesting origin stories. No tasting rooms, no scores or awards, no celebrity endorsement….Just great people making great wine. Featuring Farrm Vineyards, Reilly Cellars, Montauk Daisy, North Cliff Vineyards, influence, Leo Family and Onabay. 

Please call 631-886-2800 to hold your spot.

Storytelling – CAST Coffeehouse

Come, learn, laugh, and listen to storytellers, tell true tales and share experiences with an emphasis on Social Justice.

Entry, coffee, and treats are complimentary.

The coffee starts pouring at 6:30 pm.
The stories begin at 7 pm.

We have three talented and experienced storytellers. Plus, fantastic live music and beautiful photography.

Andrina Wekontash Smith @Wekontash565
Chanel Ali @chanelali
Juan Nicolón @juannicolon
Rob Europe @robeuropemusic
Estefany Molina @yosoyestefany

Please REGISTER and let us know you are coming.

CAST’s Arts & Culture program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts
with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

Winter Walk Series: Paul Stoutenburgh Preserve

Join Peconic Baykeeper and the Peconic Estuary Partnership as we hit the trails this season to explore some of the beautiful locations on the east End. this is a great chance to learn more about the Peconic estuary and surrounding coastal ecosystems! Walks are open to all ages but please sign up in advance so we can contact you in case of cancellations. Each walk will be approximately one hour and participants are asked to dress appropriately for the day’s weather. Scan the QR code to register.

Contact info: alexa@peconicbaykeeper.org or valerie.virgona@stonybrook.edu

March 10th 2023: Paul Stoutenburgh Preserve, Southold Hamlet 10:00am RSVP By March 9th

Winter Walk Series: Indian Island

Join Peconic Baykeeper and the Peconic Estuary Partnership as we hit the trails this season to explore some of the beautiful locations on the east End. this is a great chance to learn more about the Peconic estuary and surrounding coastal ecosystems! Walks are open to all ages but please sign up in advance so we can contact you in case of cancellations. Each walk will be approximately one hour and participants are asked to dress appropriately for the day’s weather. Scan the QR code to register.

Contact info: alexa@peconicbaykeeper.org or valerie.virgona@stonybrook.edu

January 13th 2023: Indian Island County Park, Riverhead – 10:00am RSVP By Jan 12th

Save the Date!

February 10th 2023: Morton Wildlife Refuge 10:00am RSVP by feb 9th

March 10th 2023: Paul Stoutenburgh Preserve 10:00am RSVP By March 9th

Discover the Town of Riverhead on the North Fork

East End Getaway has curated a guide to the towns across the North and South Forks, highlighting some of the best of what to see, do, and what the insiders know. This information will help you map and plan your next getaway to the East End of Long Island. Today, we take you inside the town of Riverhead.

Brief Overview of Riverhead

The town of Riverhead on the North Fork is located on the mouth of the Peconic River. It contains the following hamlets: Aquebogue, Baiting Hollow, Calverton, and Wading River. Riverhead is located just under two hours away or about 80 miles from New York City.

Riverhead is a great destination for families and couples of all ages looking to tour and visit the vineyards, breweries, restaurants, shops, and array of events held all year long.

Riverhead was founded in 1792 after the American Revolution. At the end of the 20th century, the town of Riverhead saw an influx of Polish immigrants. This eventually led to the creation of Polish Town. There visitors can discover a variety of local small businesses and Polish American restaurants and pubs. This is also where the popular Polish Town Fair is held annually.

Parks and Recreation

Riverhead is also home to four separate beaches which are open year round. These beaches are  Iron Pier, Jamesport Beach, Reeves Beach and Wading River. Each beach offers boating access for residents and visitors alike. Visitors can enjoy activities such as kayaking, swimming, sailing, boating, fishing, and much more. 

On land, find a wide variety of golf courses throughout Riverhead including Indian Island Golf Course, Sandy Pond Golf Course in Riverhead, and Woods at Cherry Creek.

Stotzky Memorial Park on Columbus Avenue in Riverhead is an excellent spot to relax or let out some extra energy in between exploring the region. This particular park is widespread with picnic areas, open fields, a playground, two soccer fields, baseball fields, a dog park, tennis courts, and more. 

As you enter Wading River on North Country Road, sit and watch the resident ducks swim by at the Wading River Duck Ponds. The best time to visit is in the early mornings before 9am or in the late afternoon after 4pm. 

How to Travel to Riverhead

There are several convenient ways to travel to Riverhead. From Manhattan, the most direct and fastest route is by train on the LIRR from Penn Station with a switchover in Ronkonkoma. There is a train station in Riverhead and nearby stations in Speonk, Westhampton, and Hampton Bays on the South Shore/South Fork. There are also bus routes from Manhattan with the Hampton Jitney and their luxury line, the Hampton Ambassador. The Hampton Jitney has both a North and South Fork line, with a preliminary stop in Manorville.

Traveling from Connecticut? The Cross Sound Ferry travels between New London and Orient Point and offers a full, daily timetable schedule.

Places to Go

The town of Riverhead on the North Fork has several notable places of interest for individuals and families of all ages. For those who wish to discover more about local history and culture, visit such sites and attractions as the Railroad Museum of Long Island and the Suffolk County Historical Society and Hallockville Museum Farm.

There are dozens of wineries that stretch across the town of Riverhead. A selection of wineries to discover in Riverhead are Palmer Vineyards, Paumanok Vineyards in Aquebogue, and both Farrm Wine and Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard in Calverton.

Riverhead is also home to such breweries and distilleries as Peconic County Brewing, Tradewinds Brewing, North Fork Brewing Company, Long Ireland Beer Company, übergeek Brewing Company, Jamesport Farm Brewery, Twin Fork Beer Co., Twin Stills Moonshine, Montauk Distilling Co., Riverhead Ciderhouse and Long Island Spirits in Baiting Hollow.

The majority of the breweries and wineries in Riverhead are open year round as well as seven days a week.

A must is stopping at one of the many farm stands across the town of Riverhead. Top picks include Hubbards Farm Stand, Golden Earthworm Organic Farm, Briermere Farms, Breitenbach Farms, Helen’s Greenhouses & Flower Farm, 1760 Homestead Farm, Harbes Orchard, Schmitt’s Farm Stand and Goodale Farms in Aquebogue (Note that most of these farm stands are open seasonally, or through the holiday season).

There is also the indoor East End Food Market in Riverhead. It is open on Fridays between 3-7pm May through October and 9a-1p on Saturdays the end of November through April. The market hosts a wide range of local vendors from across the North Fork.

Specifically for families, places in the town of Riverhead to visit include the Long Island Aquarium, East End Arts, Safari Adventure, Lavender by the Bay Calverton, Roanoke Lavender Farm, Tanger Outlets, Splish Splash Water Park (open Memorial Day to Labor Day), Hallockville Museum Farm, Long Island Science Center, Riverhead Raceway and All Star for bowling and arcade games. 

For entertainment, The Suffolk Theater and Vail-Leavitt Music Hall offer a variety of local and professional performances.

Where to Dine in Riverhead

The town of Riverhead on the North Fork has an abundance of casual and fine dining establishments. Many of these restaurants are family owned and operated, and have been in business for decades. Several of these restaurants are also within walking distance of the businesses throughout the vibrant downtown Riverhead neighborhood.

We divided the following recommended restaurants by hamlet:

Aquebogue

Barrow Food House on Main Road serving home cooked food with produce sourced from the family’s farm down the road.  Amanda and Kyle are a husband and wife chef team who grew up on the North Fork and set out to bring a menu that focuses on handmade fast casual options with the best ingredients. Barrow Food House is closed on Mondays.

Il Giardino Restaurant off of Main Road brings a piece of Sicily to the historic hamlet of Aquebogue. Chef and Owner John Gambino focuses on sourcing fresh seasonal ingredients from the local farms and waters. Their gorgeous garden hosts outdoor dining in the spring, summer and fall months.

Modern Snack Bar is a North Fork landmark that has been around since 1950 and is instantly recognizable with their iconic neon sign. Located right off of Main Road, Modern Snack Bar serves great home cooking with dishes ranging from Soft Shell Crab and Long Island Duck to their famous Lemon Meringue pie.

On The Docks is an American restaurant overlooking the marina on the Peconic River. With breathtaking views of the Lighthouse Marina and Meetinghouse Creek, On The Docks in Aquebogue features an indoor and outdoor bar and live music. The menu features a raw bar and entrees like Horseradish Crusted Salmon and Chicken Francaise. Happy Hour is Tuesday-Friday from 4-7pm.

Baiting Hollow

Cooperage Inn is a popular and quaint country American restaurant that is open for lunch and dinner. Live music and events take place all year round on select nights. Dishes to try include Herb Panko Crusted North Fork Blackfish, Paella, Braised Short Rib Stroganoff, and Chicken Pot Pie. Cooperage Inn also has regular rotating specials.

Calverton

Golden Jalapenos is a fun Tex-Mex restaurant on the North Fork that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Their menu includes a variety of breakfast burritos, salads, tacos, enchiladas, Chimichangas, Paellas, and more. The restaurant also features a full bar. Golden Jalapenos also delivers to Calverton, Manorville, Wading River, and Riverhead.

J&R’s Steakhouse has been around for over 20 years and is known for their top quality prime rib, steaks, and seafood. Both indoor and outdoor dining is available. Prix Fixe and Happy Hour menus are available on select nights. In addition to Calverton, J&R’s Steakhouse has locations in central Long Island including Rocky Point, Medford, and Islip.

Riverhead

Jerry and the Mermaid on East Main Street in downtown Riverhead is a family friendly and family-owned seafood restaurant that serves lunch and dinner. Their menu includes a selection of hot and cold appetizers, salads, pastas, and seafood like Cajun Pan Roasted Salmon and Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna. They also have a signature cocktail list as well as a beer and wine list.

Farm Country Kitchen is a new American restaurant set in a rustic refurbished farmhouse on the Peconic River shore. Serving lunch and dinner (closed Tuesdays), Farm Country Kitchen serves a selection of homemade soups, sandwiches, paninis, wraps, salads, and rotating entrée specials. Dinner menu highlights include Island Ciopino, Gnocci Shiitaki, and Crescent Duck.

The Birchwood of Polish Town is a true Polish Town landmark in Riverhead that serves traditional Polish cuisine and American classics. Their generous menu includes a wide variety of seafood, steaks, roasts, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, and so much more. The restaurant also hosts an array of events year round for families of all ages.

Stonewalls is located on The Woods Golf Course and serves French American cuisine for lunch and dinner. Dishes on the lunch menu include Mussels, an Open Face Steak Sandwich, and a Spinach Pear Salad. For dinner, try Duck a l’orange, Filet Mignon, Grilled Swordfish, or Chicken Milanese to name a few.

Star Confectionery is located in the heart of downtown RIverhead and has been a staple on the North Fork for generations. Open for breakfast and lunch, Star Confectionery serves milkshakes, pancakes, omelets, French Toast, sandwiches, burgers, soups, salads, and more. Breakfast is served until 11:30am. Cash only. 

Snowflake Ice Cream Shop on West Main Street in Riverhead serves a wide variety of ice cream as well as novelty items like ice cream sandwiches, sprinkle cones, and dip tops. Just for dogs, Snowflake serves Muttwiches that feature  two Milkbone dog biscuits with premium vanilla ice cream. Open everyday beginning at 10am. 

Dari-Land on RT 25 across from All Star bowling has been open for over 25 years and serves takeout ice cream treats as well as smoothies, special order cakes, and more. Open seven days a week. 

Wading River

Desmond’s Restaurant & Pub at East Wind Long Island is a New American restaurant with Italian influences. They offer a pub menu and dinner menu that is served daily. On Saturdays there is a breakfast buffet, and brunch is served on Sundays. Live music and events rotate monthly. Happy Hour is served Monday-Friday from 4-8pm.

La Plage is an elegant French-American restaurant on the Sound. This romantic dining destination features a full wine list and cocktail menu and serves lunch and dinner. Fresh seafood and produce is caught and brought in daily. Notable dishes include the Gold and Red Beet Salad, Slow-Braised Pork Osso Bucco, and Pan Seared Branzino. 

North Tavern on N Country Road is a family-owned American restaurant that is well known for their fun hometown atmosphere. Dishes to try include everything from Long Stem Artichoke Salad and Grandma’s Pierogi to Pop’s Pot Roast and the Overstuffed Corned Beef Reuben Sandwich. North Tavern is open for dinner Tuesday-Sunday beginning at 4pm. 

Annual Activities in Riverhead

Riverhead is known for hosting a wide selection of annual events that are perfect for everyone to enjoy. These annual events include Alive on 25, Reflextions, and the Cardboard Boat Races

Oktoberfest and Halloween is another popular time to visit Riverhead with a wide range of events taking place throughout the town. These events include Halloween Fest in downtown Riverhead and the Hallockville Museum Farm Halloween Trunk-or-Treat.

Riverhead hosts a number of holiday fairs during the months of November and December including the Holiday Parade and Bonfire

Lodging in Riverhead

The town of Riverhead on the North Fork has a wide variety of hotel accommodations and lodging options.

Aqua by American Beech is a stunning beachside hotel on the Peconic Bay in Aquebogue. Newly renovated, this chic hotel offers a wide range of amenities including a sauna, firepit, and beach access as well as a variety of watersports like paddleboarding and kayaking. Their rooftop suite is truly a one-of-a-kind experience on the North Fork with a private deck and balcony with a private staircase that leads to the garden. 

Hotel Indigo Long Island is a pet-friendly IHG Hotel located just down the street from Tanger Outlets and Splish Splash. Guests will enjoy an onsite outdoor pool, fitness center, wood-burning fireplace and their onsite restaurant Bistro 72. Bistro 72 serves farm-to-table dishes and local wine pairings. The pool is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Onsite parking is available. 

Hyatt Place Long Island/East End is a pet friendly hotel with 100 spacious guest rooms located immediately next to the Long Island Aquarium. Amenities include complimentary breakfast, digital check in, free parking, pool, electric vehicle charging, fitness center, onsite restaurant, and much more. Their outdoor restaurant, Seaside Grill, serves lunch and dinner and is open seasonally from Memorial Day to mid-October. 

The Inn And Spa At East Wind is a luxurious hotel that offers rooms and suites with modern amenities. Amenities include an indoor pool, fitness center, and hair and makeup salon. In addition to a hotel, East Wind is a one-stop destination for a restful day on the North Fork. Visitors will discover a range of dining options, a spa, shops, and a carousel. 

The Preston House & Hotel is located directly across from the Long Island Aquarium and is centrally located in downtown Riverhead within an easy walking distance to nearby restaurants and shops. Amenities include an in room Lavazza espresso machine, turndown service, 24/7 fitness room, and access to an offsite indoor pool and seasonal outdoor pool. Their upscale restaurant serves dinner and weekend brunch year round. Onsite parking is available for guests of the hotel and restaurant. 

Discover the Town of Southold on the North Fork

East End Getaway has curated a guide to the towns across the North and South Forks, highlighting some of the best of what to see and do plus what the insiders know. This information will help you map and plan your next getaway to the East End of Long Island. Today, we take you inside the town of Southold

Brief Overview of Southold

The town of Southold is the easternmost town on the North Fork containing the following hamlets: Cutchogue, East Marion, Fishers Island, Laurel, Mattituck, New Suffolk, Orient, Peconic and Southold. This bucolic North Fork town stretches over twenty-five miles west to east from Laurel and out to Orient Point and located just over two hours away or about 100 miles from New York City. 

Southold was founded in 1640 by English settlers and soon became a thriving farming and fishing community. Known for its rich history and heritage, the vast town of Southold is an ideal destination for visiting historic sites, vineyards, adventure, water activities and boutique shopping. 

How to Travel to Southold

There are several convenient ways to travel to Southold. From Manhattan, the most direct and fastest route is by train from Penn Station with a switchover in Ronkonkoma. On the North Fork, there are train stops in Riverhead, Mattituck, and Southold. There are also bus routes from Manhattan with the Hampton Jitney and their luxury line, the Hampton Ambassador

Traveling from Connecticut? The Cross Sound Ferry travels between New London and Orient Point and offers a full, daily timetable schedule. 

The hamlet of Mattituck has a small, privately owned airport that is available for public use. 

Places to Go

The town of Southold on the North Fork has several notable places of interest for individuals and families of all ages. For those who wish to discover more about local history and culture, visit such sites and attractions as Horton Point Lighthouse Nautical Museum, Southold Indian Museum, the Railroad Museum of Long Island in Greenport, and the East End Seaport Museum that is also in Greenport. 

There are dozens of wineries that stretch across the town of Southold. A selection of wineries to discover in Southold are Sparkling Pointe, One Woman Wines & Vineyards, Corey Creek Tap Room, Osprey’s Dominion in Peconic, Kontokosta Winery in Greenport, Sannino Vineyards, and Pugliese Vineyard in Cutchogue. 

Southold is also home to such breweries as Greenport Harbor Brewing Company in Greenport and Eastern Front Brewing Co. in Mattituck. 

The majority of the breweries and wineries in Southold are open year-round as well as seven days a week. 

Specifically for families with young children, places in the town of Southold to visit include Cedar Beach County Park (a public beach), Lavender by the Bay in the hamlet of East Marion, the Antique Carousel in Village of Greenport, North Fork Flower Farm, and Laurel Lake Preserve.      

Where to Dine

Southold on the North Fork has an abundance of casual and fine dining establishments. Many of these restaurants are family owned and operated, and have been in business for decades. Visitors can easily discover the true character and charm of the North Fork by visiting the many locally owned restaurants. We divided recommended restaurants by hamlet:

Cutchogue

Touch of Venice for Italian fare in a relaxed dining experience. Outdoor dining is available. 

Braun Seafood Co. for seafood chowder and plenty more seafood favorites, beloved by locals. 

Red Roaster Bistro for homestyle American meals with old-fashioned, rooster-themed decor. 

East Marion

Hellenic Snack Bar and Restaurant for Greek comfort classics. Ample outdoor dining is available. 

Angel’s Country Store for quick sandwiches, salads, and snacks. 

Laurel

Cliff’s Elbow Room Too! for burgers, steaks, and seafood dishes in a local tavern. 

Hallock’s Cider Mill for homemade pies, local, produce, soups, and more. 

Mattituck

Love Lane Kitchen for a wide range of comfort food selections with house roasted coffee. Outdoor dining is available. 

A Mano for wood-fired pizzas, pastas, and Tuscan-style steaks.  

East On Main for burgers, steaks, pastas, and more tavern style fare. 

New Suffolk

Legends for upscale American fare and a casual sports bar that features over 200 types of beer. 

Case’s Place for a wide range of seafood fare as well as burgers and salads. Waterfront dining. 

Greenport

The Frisky Oyster for American bistro fare for local ingredients and a fun, hipster vibe. 

PORT Waterfront Bar & Grill for an array of fresh seafood and pub fare, located on the waterfront. 

Noah’s for New American fare with a menu that features small plates with a strong emphasis on local ingredients. 

Orient

Duryea’s Orient Point on the waterfront features a selection of seafood including their famous Lobster Cobb salad.

Southold

Wednesday’s Table for sandwiches, soup, and coffee.

A Lure Chowder House features locally sourced seafood with local wine. There is a fireplace inside. 

North Fork Table & Inn for upscale farm and sea cuisine with a strong wine and cocktail list. 

Erik’s Breakfast & Lunch is a daytime cafe that offers a selection of egg sandwiches, seafood, burgers, and more. 

Annual Activities in Southold

Southold is known for hosting a wide selection of annual events that are perfect for everyone to enjoy. One of the most popular events is the Maritime Festival in Greenport that typically takes place during the last weekend in September. For 2023, the Maritime Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 23rd and Sunday, September 24th. 

Southold hosts several holiday fairs during the months of November and December. 

One of the most famous events is at the beginning of the summer season: the Mattituck Strawberry Festival – For 2023, June 14th -18th.

Lodging in Southold

The town of Southold on the North Fork has a wide variety of hotel accommodations and lodging options. 

Sannino Vineyard Bed & Breakfast located in Cutchogue, in the heart of Long Island’s Wine Country, is a romantic North Fork getaway. Choose from a Tuscan styled Suite or Villa, both with stunning views of the main estate and sustainable vineyards. Luxurious amenities, a Chef’s Choice full hot breakfast delievered to you each morning and a complimentary tasting and cheese platter for two at the Tasting House is included with your stay.

Sound View Greenport is an iconic waterfront property where every guestroom has a waterview. This hotel is well known for their attention to detail, and high end amenities. Sound View also has an onsite restaurant called Halyard. 

Shorecrest Bed and Breakfast is set near a private beach close to the Old Field Vineyards and Sparkling Pointe winery. Amenities include breakfast, laundry, airport shuttle service, and bicycle rentals. 

The Shoals Suites & Slips is a tranquil hotel that features 20 suites and 20 slips on Peconic Bay. Modern comforts and amenities include robes and slippers, mood lighting, kitchenette, bath products by Malin + Goetz, wireless internet, and much more. The Shoals also offers waterfront yoga classes taught by The Giving Room. 

The Harborfront Inn is a charming property located within walking distance to many shops, restaurants, and ferry to Shelter Island in the village of Greenport. The hotel features traditionally decorated rooms and suites. Free breakfast is offered and there is an outdoor pool. 

Cedar House on Sound Bed and Breakfast in Mattituck is set within a converted barn on the grounds of a vineyard. The B&B features a variety of contemporary rooms and suites. Overnight stays include a two-course breakfast served in their open-plan kitchen and dining room. The common area or great room includes such amenities as a large flatscreen TV, 24-hour self serve coffee and tea station, game table, billiard table, and more. 

North Fork Restaurants Offering Thanksgiving Dining

North Fork Table and Inn

Deciding on where to dine this Thanksgiving with your family? We have curated a list of dining options across the North Fork for Thanksgiving this season. Restaurants span from Wading River to Greenport.  

aMano, Mattituck

Located on Main Road in Mattituck, aMano is serving a Thanksgiving dinner this Thursday, November 25th. This local Italian restaurant will be open serving their festive dinner from 1-5:30pm. The dinner includes three courses for $49.95 per person. The first course dishes include Pan-Roasted Cauliflower, Roasted Beet Salad, and Butternut Squash Soup. The second course includes a varied selection of Pan-Roasted, Roasted Free-Range Turkey with Apple Bacon Cornbread Stuffing, and Braised Short Ribs. Desserts include a Warm Apple Crisp, Flourless Chocolate Cake, and Pumpkin Cheesecake. Reservations are recommended.

Birchwood of Polish Town, Riverhead

Birchwood of Polish Town Restaurant & Catering Hall, a local favorite in this beloved Riverhead neighborhood, will be offering their famous Thanksgiving buffet on Thursday, November 25th. Most notably, their Dinner Buffets are voted as the best in Riverhead! It includes a Deluxe Carving Station, Fresh Shucked Raw Bar, Cold Tuscan Appetizer Station, and even a dedicated Kids’ Station! A fun highlight is Jacqueline’s Giant Donut Wall, Chocolate Fountain, and Grand Dessert Table. Seating times are between 11:30am-7:30pm. Adults are $49.95 and children are $19.95 (ages 3-12).

Cooperage Inn, Baiting Hollow

Cooperage Inn on Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow is well known across not only the North Fork but the whole East End of Long Island for their annual Thanksgiving dinner. Their a la carte menu is available from 11am-8pm, with advance reservations strongly recommended. Their Thanksgiving menu includes starters, entrees, sides to share, and desserts. Notable dishes include Oven Stuffed Baked Clams, Seafood Bisque, Apple-Raisin Stuffed Pork Roulade, Turkey Pot Pie, and Surf & Turf. Cooperage Inn also offers to-go options for Thanksgiving. Call 631-727-8994 to make a reservation.

Desmond’s, Wading River

Desmond’s at East Wind Long Island is offering a Thanksgiving to-go catering menu. They prepare all of the food for their customers in advance. The package includes a Golden Brown Ready-to-Carve 14-16 lb Turkey with all the fixings. Hot and ready to serve! This package serves between 8 and 10 people. Orders are available to be placed until Tuesday, November 23rd. Pick up is on Thanksgiving Day, November 25th between 10am-2pm. Pick up is also available on Wednesday between 1 and 6pm (picked up cold with heating instructions). Call to pre-order: 631-846-2335. Click here to see the full menu.

Grace & Grit

Grace & Grit, located on Main Road in Southold, is offering a full Thanksgiving takeout menu. Please note that orders must be placed in advance. The menu includes a wide variety of options like Deviled Eggs, Stuffed Mushrooms, Fall Arugula Salad, Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Roasted Root Vegetables, Bourbon Bread Pudding, Corn Custard, and so much more. Their Thanksgiving Dinner Package, for example, is a total of $325 and serves between 8-10 people. That package includes: fall arugula salad, 12 lb all natural turkey, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, homemade gravy, homemade citrus cranberry sauce.

The Halyard, Greenport

The Halyard, located on Route 48 in Greenport, with one of the most beautiful water views on the North Fork, is offering their specially curated Thanksgiving Buffet on Thursday, November 25th. Appetizers include a Raw Bar, and Cheese & Charcuterie. Side dishes will include Baked Macaroni & Cheese, Crispy Brussel Sprouts, and Roasted Chestnut & Mushroom Stuffing, and Caramelized Sweet Potatoes. Main courses are Carved Heritage Turkey, Spiral Ham, and Smoked Montauk Swordfish. Desserts are Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie, and Profiteroles. The Thanksgiving dinner buffet will be served from 2-8pm. Advanced reservations are recommended.

Southold General, Southold

Chef John Fraser’s new general store, Southold General, is offering an “Everything but the Turkey” a la carte menu. Southold General is also offering delicious pies by acclaimed Pastry Chef François Payard. These are available on Wednesday, November 24th. A few notable menu items include spiced nuts, sage gravy, and smoked salmon mousse. Pies that will be available for Thanksgiving pickup include apple crumb with caramel, pecan with mascarpone cream, caramel and bourbon and pumpkin with marshmallow, orange blossom and fennel pollen. All info can be found in the pop-up menu by clicking here.                 

Stonewalls Restaurant, Riverhead

Located on The Woods Golf Course on Reeves Avenue in Riverhead, Stonewalls Restaurant  is offering a Thanksgiving dinner menu for Thursday, November 25th. First courses include Butternut Squash Soup, Stonewalls Classic Crab Cake, and a Spinach Salad with Poached Pears, and Crumbled Bleu Cheese. The second course offers patrons a Traditional Roasted Young Turkey with Apple and Sausage Stuffing, Crescent Farm Duck a l’Orange, and Dijon Hazelnut Crusted Halibut, among other selections. The third course includes a choice of Raspberry Pie, Apple Pie, or a Raspberry Souffle. Call 631-506-0777 Ext. 2 for reservations.. 2

North Fork Table & Inn, Southold

North Fork Table & Inn on Route 25 in Southold just launched a pre-order for their Thanksgiving Larder by Chef John Fraser. These are meant to be ordered ahead and enjoyed at home for 4 or 8 persons. Pick up is available at the restaurant on November 24th and 25th. Notable menu items include a carved roasted turkey, stuffed mushrooms, smoked sourdough, and butternut squash bisque. Online ordering information is available here.        

What to do during your Fall visit to the North Fork

The first signs of autumn in the North Fork are the rows of bountiful farm stands selling endless varieties of squash, pumpkins, freshly baked pies, and everything apple cider. Explore the rows of apple fields, stroll through the corn mazes, and pumpkin patches. 

So, it is time for you to discover the best fall food on the North Fork. Leap into the season and create your own fall food tour across the North Fork. We have curated some of the top fall farm stands on the North Fork, from Riverhead and out to Greenport. 

1760 Homestead Farm

1760 Homestead Farm on Sound Avenue in Riverhead offers a continuous supply of autumn baked goods. Their most famous pies include the grape pie, shoo fly pie and brownie pecan pie, a must for celebrating the fall season on the North Fork. Fall is pie season in fact! To note, they will be offering pie flights on select weekends up until Christmas.

Every Sunday from 12-4pm, 1760 Homestead Farm showcases farm produce through sauces, salads, and soups for take away or to enjoy in the picnic area.

Briermere Farms

At the gateway to your fall food tour of the North Fork is Briermere Farms on Sound Avenue in Riverhead. Brieremere’s is famous for their wide range of produce, flowers, apple cider, and baked goods, especially their pies.

Fall on the North Fork always means a visit to this farm stand! Popular pies to complement any autumn gathering include Cranberry-Pear, Peach Raspberry, Pumpkin, and Boysenberry. They also have a variety of cream pies such as Chocolate Cream, Cherry Cream, and Blueberry Cream. 

Please note that all sales and pick ups are done outside on the farmstand. 

Bayview Market & Farms

Discover plenty of local, fresh fruits and vegetables, and flowers at the local farm stand, Bayview Market & Farms off of Main Road in Riverhead. They sell fresh, locally grown produce through late fall with specialty items such as meats, dairy, and sauces that rotate throughout the season. 

This six-generation farm sells everything from potatoes, pumpkins, cauliflower, carrots, pears, turnips, and more. In addition, if you are in Calverton, Laurel, or Mattituck, you can stop by any one of their farm markets for a bounty of peak season fresh produce to take home for your autumn feast. 

Country View Farm Stand

Country View Farm Stand on Main Road in Southold is a must stop during your fall food tour of the North Fork. Their pies are baked fresh daily, and they also sell fresh brown eggs, Long Island duck, asparagus, and sugar snap peas. 

Pick up local vegetables at this third generation North Fork farm stand like cauliflower, hot peppers from Kevin’s pepper patch, as well as Claudia’s wide variety of local refrigerated soups like Indian Dal and Vegetable, and Ginger & Rice Noodle Soup. 

Hallock’s Cider Mill

This beloved North Fork farmers market, Hallock’s Cider Mill, is located on Main Road in Jamesport. They are a family owned country roadside market that has been a fixture on the East End for generations. Come stop in for all your fall food needs, including homemade pies, homemade jams, cheese, soups, chowders, their own local honey, gift baskets, their own farm fresh eggs, their famous crumb cake, and so much more. All in addition, most of their produce sold at the Cider Mill is organic.

Current hours are 9am-5pm seven days a week. Hallock’s Cider Mill closes for the season in December, and reopens usually in early May. 

Helen’s Flower Farm

A favorite for families during the autumn months is a visit to Helen’s Flower Farm in Riverhead. Located on Union Avenue, this interactive farm is a great spot to visit with the family for plenty of autumn family fun.

There to greet you is a pumpkin farm, corn maze, a wide variety of flowers, baked goods, and so much more. You can easily spend hours at Helen’s Flower Farm, exploring the maze and pumpkin patch, followed by shopping their baked goods, including their wide variety of freshly baked fruit pies. 

Their farmstand remains open until Thanksgiving Eve, and reopens in the spring. 

North Fork Roasting Company

North Fork Roasting Company is well known for their fall inspired coffee beverages. Exclusive for autumn is the Dirty Pumpkin Chai, Caramel Apple Latte, and of course the Pumpkin Spice Latte. 

Their chai is made in house by simmering whole milk with chai, cinnamon, nutmeg and honey. North Fork Roasting Company gives it a seasonal spin by adding our pumpkin purée with fall spices and then they make it dirty by pouring a shot of espresso in.

The Caramel Apple Latte is special thanks to their homemade apple caramel syrup. It’s just like taking a bite into a caramel apple and can be made with any of our alternative milks. Created by barista and shop manager Claudia La Du.

Lastly, the homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte is back for the fall season! This beloved harvest beverage is crafted with espresso, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, honey, and most importantly real pumpkins!

North Fork Roasting Co. on Main Road is open seven days a week from 7am-4pm. They have a sister store in Westhampton Beach on Main Street, open Thursday-Monday from 7am-4pm. 

North Fork Chocolate Company

An autumn destination staple for chocolates, gifts, and so much more is North Fork Chocolate Company off of Main Road in Aquebogue. All of their chocolates are made on the premises from scratch and make for the perfect local fall gift, straight from the North Fork!

Some additional great fall dessert options to try include their Belgian Liege Waffles. These are made fresh to order, and you can top yours with a variety of toppings. They also sell homemade ice cream, fudge, and individual sized gourmet desserts like Granny Apple Caramel Pie, and S’mores Pie. 

North Fork Chocolate Company is currently open every day except Monday, beginning at 11am. You may also shop online

Patty’s Berries and Bunches

This North Fork farmstand in Mattituck on Sound Avenue is a female-owned farmstand, offers a U-Pick visiting experience, as well as produce, flowers, and a variety of onsite activities. Discover many of your favorite autumn foods including seasonal ice cream, cider baked goods, jams, honey, and more. This is also the perfect stop for gorgeous floral bunches or ornamental pieces for your fall centerpiece table.  

Patty’s Berries and Bunches is currently open daily from 9am-6pm. They are also pet friendly, though to note that pets are not allowed in the picking rows. 

Rottkamp’s Fox Hollow Farms

Rottkamp’s Fox Hollow Farm in Baiting Hollow on Sound Avenue is perfect for visiting for the whole family to pick pumpkins and explore the fields, while shopping for fresh, local produce. You may also see a local food truck parking at the farm! The pumpkin picking field usually closes the last week of October before Halloween.

If you decide to visit just before the beginning of the autumn season on the North Fork, Rottkamp’s has a stunning sunflower maze to explore. The maze is usually open until mid September. 

What to do this weekend.. Sept 25 & 26th

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Oktoberfest, Mix Tape Exhibit, Sag Harbor Music Festival and more..

 

Discover what’s happening in Riverhead this weekend (September 25th & 26th). Plus, if you are heading further east to the Hamptons, we have what’s happening there too!

 

Oktoberfest: Reflections Art in the Park

 

Celebrate Oktoberfest during Reflextions Riverhead this Saturday, September 25th (rain date Sunday, September 26th) beginning at 4pm. The event will feature four local craft breweries: Peconic County Brewing, Tradewinds Brewing, North Fork Brewing Co., and Long Ireland Beer Co. 

 

This premiere Oktoberfest event on the East End will feature live music and entertainment from “Who Are Those Guys”, an Americana, country, and folk group from Mattituck. In addition, there will be a Beer Stein Holding Contest, Costume Contest, and German inspired food from Seaside Grill. All are welcome! This is a free family friendly event. 

 

The Reflextions Riverhead event will take place after the Oktoberfest celebration from 8-10pm at Grangebel Park in Downtown Riverhead. Stroll about the park and witness plenty of Instagrammable moments! 

 

Reflextions is an interactive art experience that features an assortment of light, including illuminated sculptures and exhibits. The lighting elements include LED, black light, photo luminescent displays, and even fire! 

Illumination event will include various live performing arts.

Reflextions Riverhead is hosted by the Riverhead Business Improvement District. It is made possible with public funding from Suffolk County and grants from I LOVE NY, Discover Long Island, and East End Tourism Alliance.

 

Riverhead Town Cleanup

 

Come together and help make Riverhead even more beautiful with our morning cleanup. The Riverhead Town Cleanup will take place before Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 25th from 8am-10pm. Supplies for the cleanup can be picked up at Riverhead Town Hall between 8-9am that Saturday. 

 

The cleanup is sponsored by The Riverhead Anti-Litter Committee in partnership with Relic Sustainability. To register, please email: deborahjwetzel [at] gmail [dot] com. 

 

24th Annual Snapper Tournament

 

The 24th Annual Snapper Tournament will be held Saturday, September 25th from 11am-3pm. Registration begins at 10am. Pre-register by September 24th to guarantee a shirt. Shirts are available to the first 50 registrants. Ages 15 and under are $10, and those ages 16 and up are $20. Hot dogs are available for all registrants. Bring your own bait.

 

East End Arts Gallery Mix Tape Exhibition

 

The Mix Tape exhibition, featuring works by Ernie Paniccioli, Julie Kramer, and Louis Navas will take place from September 25th-November 13th, 2021. The art exhibition will showcase captured moments of the 90’s hip hop, R&B, post-punk, alternative rock, and grunge using photography from Rock & Roll Hall of Fame music historian, Ernie Paniccioli, and veteran WFNX radio disc jockey, Julie Kramer. It will also include in-gallery mixed-genre performances by the East end Arts Rock band. 

 

The opening reception, hosted by Julier Kramer and Mark MK will take place on Saturday, September 25th from 4-8pm. There will be two locations: EEA Main Gallery at 133 E. Main Street, and 11 West Gallery at 11 W. Main Street, both in Riverhead. 

 

The fall gallery hours are Thursdays from 12-5pm, Fridays from 2-7pm, and Saturdays from 12-5pm. 

 

There will also be a Virtual Artist Talk, brought to you by Mark MK on Tuesday, October 19th beginning at 6pm. 

 

Dinner and a Movie Performances at Suffolk Theater

 

Suffolk Theater in Riverhead will host the following show performances over the weekend: Al Di Meola on Friday, September 24th, and Melvin Seals and JGB on Sunday, September 26th. For both events, the doors, bar and restaurant will open at 6:30pm. Both shows will begin at 8pm, respectively. 

 

What’s happening in the Hamptons this weekend?

 

Sag Harbor American Music Festival

 

The Sag Harbor American Music Festival is an annual, free musical event taking place from Thursday, September 23rd-Sunday, September 26th, 2021. All shows take place outdoors, rain or shine. The festival features a wide variety of local musicians and bands that perform and several different business outlets and public venues throughout Sag Harbor. 

 

Bands and musicians on the schedule include Hopefully Forgiven, Alfredo Merat Trio, Soul Inscribed, Bodega Tall Boys, Nancy Atlas Project, Chloe Halpin, Gene Casey and The Lone Sharks, and Winston Irie & The Selective Security Band. Venues include the Marine Park, Steinbeck Park, Sag Harbor Inn, Baron’s Cove, Sen Restaurant, and Sag Pizza. 

 

By Vanessa Gordon

 

End Up Here: A North Fork Weekend Getaway

Hellenic Snack Bar, East Marion

The North Fork of Long Island is considered the heart and soul of the East End. This is where to discover dozens and dozens of longtime local businesses, mom and pop shops, farms, and vineyards. In fact, the North Fork is home to over three-dozen wineries from Calverton to Greenport.

 

 

 

Where to Stay

Located at the gateway to the North Fork, what better way to start your vacation than by staying at the Preston House & Hotel, across the way from the popular Long Island Aquarium. The Preston House is also within walking distance to several notable shops and restaurants on Main Street like Star Confectionery, Farm Country Kitchen, Che Argentinian Steakhouse, and Tweed’s. The twenty-room boutique hotel entwines Civil War era history with a chic and modern design and luxurious amenities. They also have an on-site restaurant.

For a stay filled with historic charm, come to Jedediah Hawkins Inn on Jamesport Ave. in Riverhead. Their onsite restaurant offers indoor and outdoor dining for dinner and brunch on the weekends. Each of their six guestrooms is distinctively unique from the fanciful and unexpected to more traditional in decor. Their luxurious rooms offer fireplaces, smart TVs, streaming Netflix, garden views, and more. Perfect romantic weekend destination, Jedediah Hawkins Inn guests will receive a voucher from their winery partners for complimentary wine tastings, and more. For an evening cap, the Inn is also home to a speakeasy.

Continue into the North Fork and come to The Farmhouse B&B in Cutchogue. Under new ownership, the bed and breakfast is a renovated farmhouse fit with beautifully appointed bedrooms and en suite bathrooms. Guests are treated to a full country breakfast including fresh eggs from their own farm. Fresh baked cookies and fruit are available in the afternoon. Spend the afternoons reading on their wraparound porch and in the evenings, watch the sunset around the backyard fire pit. Nearby farm stands are Sang Lee Farms and Wickham’s Fruit Farm, which is within walking distance of the B&B.

In East Marion, the Coffey House Bed and Breakfast is open year-round and offers three charming traditional bedrooms and one spacious luxurious suite. All guestrooms are furnished with antique wrought iron queen size beds, high quality plush comforters and linens, and bathrobes. In their living, guests will find a selection of board games, books, and a cozy fireplace. The recreation area in the finished basement includes a pool table, and a large flat screen television and a full DVD library. The Coffey House serves their signature three-course breakfast that may include cinnamon pecan scones, a fresh fruit parfait, and their farm-to-table frittatas.

Where to Explore

Of course, a trip to the North Fork is never complete without exploring their vast array of wineries. Currently there are forty wineries across the North Fork including Macari Vineyards, Palmer Vineyards, Jamesport Vineyards, and Raphael Winery. Each winery and tasting room offers a unique and distinctive experience. Live music, events, food trucks, and so much more pop up and take place at the North Fork wineries year-round so there’s always something new to experience.

Round out your visit by checking out some of the terrific breweries across the North Fork, including Greenport Harbor Brewery and Restaurant, Jamesport Farm Brewery, and North Fork Brewing Company. Live music and food trucks also pop up regularly at the breweries. Tours and reservations are usually made in advance, and the breweries on the North Fork can be quite family friendly.

Great options for the whole family include the Long Island Aquarium, and touring and shopping at the dozens of farms and farm stands across the North Fork. Two in particular to note are Catapano Dairy Farm where you can enjoy Baby Goat Yoga on the weekends or schedule a farm tour during the week, and Lavender By the Bay. Lavender By the Bay has two locations: one in Calverton and one in East Marion. Purchase fresh lavender bunches and other gifts for family and friends back home.

Where to Dine

Start your day at Star Confectionery on Main Street in Riverhead. Star Confectionery is a classic soda fountain restaurant open for breakfast and lunch. They serve up classics like omelets and French Toast for breakfast, and a Classic Tuna Melt and Reuben for lunch, as well as homemade ice cream and holiday chocolates. Another great classic eatery on the North Fork is Modern Snack Bar on Main Road in Aquebogue. Modern Snack Bar is a landmark on the East End, known for their warm, friendly hospitality and delicious home cooking. Must try dishes include their Roast Turkey, Stuffed Flounder, and finishing with a slice of their famous Lemon Meringue pie.

For lunch (or dinner), head to Hellenic Snack Bar in East Marion, which happens to be a neighbor of the Coffey House Bed and Breakfast. Hellenic serves up a variety of homemade Greek specialties like Saganaki and Grilled Tomatoes, Pastichio, and Moussaka. Finish with a selection of their homemade Hellenic Gelato. Another great option for a weekend lunch or early dinner is Noah’s in Greenport. Noah’s is known for their new American small plates with an emphasis on local, seasonal ingredients. Dishes to try include Peconic Bay Little Neck Clams, Crescent Farm Duck BBQ, and Rhubarb Glazed Baby Back Ribs.

For dinner, the North Fork Table & Inn has been highly regarded for years as one of the best restaurants on the North Fork, if not Long Island. At the helm is Michelin starred Chef John Fraser who has recently revitalized the historic property and continues to emphasize the farm to table philosophy that embodies much of the North Fork. Chef Fraser is also recognized as one of the world’s leading vegetable chefs. In addition to dinner Thursday-Sunday, brunch is served on the weekends. They also have an onsite food truck Friday-Sunday.

Lastly, Cooperage Inn in Baiting Hollow is a top-rated American restaurant loved by locals and visitors alike. Cooperage Inn boasts a cozy and relaxed atmosphere and is a particularly popular destination for family gatherings, especially during the holiday season. Popular dishes include Mussels Brousse, Lobster Clam Bake, Chicken Pot Pie, and the Roasted Half Duck.

Where to Shop

The North Fork is home to a diverse array of small businesses, mom and pop shops, markets, and farms for purchasing gifs for yourself or friends and family back home. The North Fork’s antique and vintage shops, for example, sell everything from vintage clothes and accessories to antique furniture and art. The variety of unique treasures at these shops is just waiting to be discovered! Notable shops to check out include Lumber + Salt in Jamesport, In the Attic Too in Laurel, and North Found in Peconic.

Visiting the farm stands across the North Fork will allow you to sample the incredible local bounty of this region. From pies and jams at Briermere Farms and organic produce at Sang Lee Farms to fresh eggs and honey at Browder’s Birds and fresh milk at Ty Llywd Farm, you are bound to find so many delicious treats to bring home and sample throughout your trip.

For shopping day trips, walk down Love Lane in Mattituck and discover so many great shopping options, including the Village Cheese Shop for local and international cheeses. Then, continue heading east to Greenport Village to find a great selection of shops for everyone in the family from children’s clothing shops to a unique hot sauce store called Greenport Fire.

With so many ways to support the local businesses of the North Fork, it is certain you will not leave empty handed.

Where to Play

There are so many activities for everyone to take part in across the North Fork as part of a weekend getaway. Round out your visit to the North Fork by diving into some watersport activities at Peconic Water Sports in Southold. Peconic Water Sports offers boating rentals, charters, fishing excursions, wakeboarding, waterskiing, and more.

For activities on land, the Eastern Long Island Kampground offers luxury safari tents, an archery range, a recreation center, outdoor pool, and a moonlight theater. The safari tents even have private showers and full bathrooms for the ultimate glamping experience!

Discover Harbes Family Farm for the whole family with activities in season like hayrides, farm animals, and harvest events, fruit, and vegetable picking in season. Pick fresh apples, peaches, pumpkins, watermelon, corn, and much more depending upon which season you visit.

There are also a variety of festivals across the North Fork each year like the Mattituck Lions Strawberry Festival in June, the North Fork TV Festival in August, the Long Island Garlic Festival and Maritime Festival in September.

 

 

 

Jedediah Hawkins
Jedediah Hawkins

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