40TH ANNUAL MONTAUK FALL FESTIVAL

OCTOBER 9 AND 10 FROM 11:00 am to 5:00 pm EACH DAY

The Montauk Visitors Center and Chamber of Commerce is excited to host the 40th Annual Montauk Fall Festival on Columbus Day Weekend. Join us and embrace the great outdoors in the center of Town.

Here’s what’s going on:
Famous Clam Chowder Contest: on Saturday starting 11:00 AM
Live Music: Joe Delia and Thieves on Saturday and The Realm on Sunday
Kid Rides: Inflatable slides and obstacle course, all day, all weekend
Kid Fun/Crafts: Pumpkin Painting, Cookie Decorating and Crab Races all day, all weekend
Festive foods: All day, all weekend. See menu at event link!
Farmers Market: all day, all weekend
Raffles: 50/50, Cash Catch and Guess the Pumpkin weight. Live drawings on Sunday at 4:30 PM
Chinese Auction: Drawing on Sunday at 5:00 PM
Silent Auction: Online silent auction ends Friday, October 15 at 5:00 PM

Greenport Harbor Brewery OOMPAH Fest

Join us for Greenport Harbor Brewery’s OOMPAH FEST all day on Saturday, October 2nd.  New German Beer Release, OOMPAH music by Die Spitzbaum from 1-6pm, fun contests plus a delicious Oktoberfest menu.  Prost!
Address: 42155 Main Road, Peconic, New York

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

 

Fall Festival

Join us for our Annual Fall Festival featuring Chef Luke’s famous pumpkin chili in bread bowls and our delicious beer!

Music by Deanna Hudson 1p-4p and Martin Lucas 5p-8p. Photobooth and coloring books and crafts for the kids. Plus everyone gets a pumpkin to decorate!

Oktoberfest at the Garden Of Eve

Enjoy the end of fall with live music, vendors, pumpkin picking, hayrides, locally brewed beer and special Oktoberfest Menu featuring hearty Kielbasa, Kraut, and more! Free festival admission, Fun Fields admission just $9.95 per person includes hayride (11-5), Giant Hay Pyramid, farm animals, Bounce House, Pedal Kart Track, and more. All activities weather permitting.

Oktoberfest & Reflextions Riverhead

Don your dirndl and lace up your lederhosen for Oktoberfest during Reflextions Riverhead September 25th!  Live entertainment from Who Are Those Guys, Beer Stein Holding Contest, Costume Contest, German inspired food from Seaside Grill and beer from our local craft breweries: North Fork Brewing Co., Peconic County Brewing, Tradewinds Brewing and Long Ireland Beer Co.  This is a family friendly event that is free to attend.

From 8-10 PM the park will stay lit for our regular Reflextions Event.  Enjoy a leisurely stroll around the park for plenty of Instagrammable moments.

Details will be posted on the event’s website at reflextionsriverhead.com

Rain date – Sept 26th

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

For more information about the event, visit:

Eventbrite

reflextionsriverhead.com

facebook.com/ReflextionsRiverhead

Instagram @reflextionsriverhead