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The Christmas Show House and Best of North Fork Emporium

November 22nd, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Cutchogue's Christmas Show HouseCutchogue’s North Fork Designer Show House is getting a seasonal makeover that you don’t want to miss: The Christmas Show House and Best of North Fork Emporium!

The North Fork Designer Show House was such a success during its opening in August that using it for a similar event for the Christmas season was almost a given.

What’s a designer show house, you ask?

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Get Set for the Greenport Shellabration 2014!

November 15th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Greenport Shellabration 2014It’s Shellabration time once again, when the North Fork’s Greenport Village celebrates the Peconic Bay harvest and promotes the health of local waters and community at the same time!

Held on December 6th and 7th, 2014, noon to 4pm, Greenport Village’s annual Shellabration is two days of ultra-fresh shellfish from Peconic Bay, served raw or prepared by the most celebrated local chefs and restaurants and paired with the finest, latest releases from North Fork wineries and breweries.

For two days, Shellabration 2014 will offer you the fantastic opportunity to take the Greenport Village restaurant walk to sample the very best local shellfish creations from fourteen participating restaurants.

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Taste North Fork 2014

October 11th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Taste North Fork 2014The second annual Taste North Fork event – scheduled for Veteran’s Day Weekend, Saturday & Sunday, November 8th & 9th, 2014 – is going to be bigger than ever with over 40 participating wineries, restaurants, and more!

Last year’s Taste North Fork celebration was such a success that it continues this year, showcasing the very best that the North Fork has to offer with food and wine events, classes and demonstrations, and activities surrounding the rich and beautiful North Fork culture and traditions.

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Live On The Vine – The 2014 Long Island Winterfest

January 24th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Live On The Vine - The 2014 Long Island Winterfest

Live On The Vine – The 2014 Long Island Winterfest
Feb 8 – Mar 16

The 2014 Long Island Winterfest, Live On The Vine, is almost here and what a festival it is shaping up to be! You DO NOT want to miss this!

A six week long, mid-winter music festival, the seventh annual Long Island Winterfest, Live on the Vine is all about enjoying excellent, local food and drink and grooving to live performances of talented musicians, all in Long Island’s unique vineyard tasting rooms and other venues on the East End.

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2013 New Year’s Eve on Long Island’s North Fork

December 13th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

2013 New Year's Eve on Long Island's North ForkSpending your 2013 New Year’s Eve on Long Island’s North Fork offers you some gentler attractions than those typically found in the city; pleasant alternatives to the routine and the shrill.

We’ve gathered a few of the alternatives together, here, as something of a guide for you, should you find yourself leaning our way come the turn of the year.

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Christmas in Cutchogue NY

December 6th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

Christmas in Cutchogue NYThe sun has paled, the air gone crisp, the days shorter – that’s right, it’s time for Christmas in Cutchogue once again!

Christmas in Cutchogue kicks off with a fun-filled, hour long magic show at the Cutchogue Fire Department with cookies, candy canes, cider, hot cocoa and other holiday treats.

After this hour of satisfying snacks and eye-popping prestidigitation, watch the skies: it’s Santa!

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Long Island Lighthouse Cruises

August 16th, 2013 by Katie Pate

Enjoy a late summer day on the water, learning about the historic and beautiful lighthouses of Long Island on the Long Island Lighthouse Cruise.

Long Island Lighthouse Cruises

The Eco-Lighthouses Cruise, sponsored by the East End Seaport Museum, will take place on Saturday, August 31, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This will be a unique guided tour exploring the relationship between light-keepers and their marine environment. During the cruise, you will see around seven lighthouses up close. Lunch will be provided during disembarkation at the “Bug Light,” where you will also tour the lighthouse.

These summer lighthouse cruises are a perfect opportunity to take panoramic photos of the Long Island shore and enjoy stunning views. The trip is narrated by Ted Webb, a local expert on maritime history and/or Bob Allen, the great grandson of the last lighthouse keeper of Bug Light. These two men will share the family stories and history as well as the legends and possible haunting of several of the lighthouses.

The excursion is $95, $85 for senior or military.

Other Lighthouse Cruises

The East End Seaport Museum sponsors several other cruising events throughout the summer and fall. Some of the other tours you can take include:

Photo by Katharine Schroeder | Long Beach Bar Lighthouse, also knows as “Bug Light.”

The Long Beach Bar Lighthouse, also knows as “Bug Light.”

  • Super Cruise – See over 10 lighthouses in one day while riding on a hi-speed vessel. September 16
  • Bug Light Excursion – Spend a couple hours over the weekend at Long Beach Bar Lighthouse, aka Bug Light. Take a tour and explore the grounds while enjoying great views. September 21 & 22
  • Chowder Cruise – A special Lighthouse Day Cruise to close out the season. Warm, delicious chowder served! October 12

See more information about pricing and tickets on the East End Seaport website. Keep in mind: Tickets for cruises often sell out in advance, so make sure to get yours early!

Lodging on Long Island

The Arbor View Bed and Breakfast is a clean, welcoming and award-winning lodging choice in Long Island Wine Country. We look forward to being your hosts.

 

Long Island Weekend Getaways: North Fork Summer Winery Events

July 18th, 2013 by Katie Pate

Do you need take a weekend to enjoy the glorious summer weather? Have you planned a trip to the seashore of Long Island? A summer in New York is simply incomplete without a weekend on the waterfront! Long Island Weekend Getaways are just what the doctor ordered. Come and join in on our North Fork Summer Winery Events and enjoy both beautiful Long Island beaches and the best wine country on the Northern seaboard.

When you come to the North Fork, your trip is easy and simple to plan. Our bed and breakfast is within walking distance of beach access and a short drive from dozens of wineries. Along with many options for guided wine tours, the summer is a great time to check out the many outdoor, music-filled events taking place along vineyards up and down Long Island. Here are a few we are looking forward to:

North Fork Summer Winery Events

Friday Happy Hour at Raphael Vineyard and Winery, 39390 Route 25, Peconic. Stop on your way into town on Friday at the winery for live music and half price glasses of wine. 5 – 8 p.m.

long-island-wine-country-eventsBossa Nova Friday Nights at Sparkling Pointe Vineyards & Winery, 39750 County Road 48, Southold. Live Bossa Nova music by Hypno Smoothie, accompanied by wine and tapas. Featuring local farm stand, Surrey Lane, with fresh local produce available for purchase. 6 – 8 p.m.

Live Music at Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Ave, Riverhead. On Saturday August 3rd enjoy live R&B and smooth soul music from 1-5 p.m. at the Martha Clara Vineyards. Free admission – rain or shine!

Live Music at Clovis Point, 1935 Main Road, Jamesport. On Sunday August 4th enjoy country & folk rock with Joe Chojnacki of The Switch from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

This list is just a small sampling of the wide array of events, music and entertainment that is available throughout North Fork Wine Country during the summer. There is something for everyone, happening all week long. Make Arbor View House your comfortable and convenient lodging choice, in the heart of Long Island wine country.

Mattituck Strawberry Festival 2013

June 1st, 2013 by Katie Pate

By the end of June on the North Fork of Long Island, the strawberry crops are reaching their peak. These little red berries are so full of flavor they seem ready to burst with ruby-red juice.

On Father’s Day weekend, at the peak of the strawberry harvest, the Mattituck Lions Club hosts a very special celebration. The Mattituck Strawberry Festival  2013 is the 59th annual festival in village that has just seen the Mattituck firemen’s barbeque.  The festival offers a delicious, healthy and wholesome way to experience the North Fork of Long Island and raise money for local non-profits. Join in the fun, June 13-16, 2013, also the weekend of Wilfred’s birthday.

Eat strawberry shortcake, nibble strawberries dipped in chocolate, try strawberries any way you like them! Enjoy live music and find out what over 100 arts and crafts vendors have in store for you.

Get in on the small-town fun as the new Strawberry Queen is crowned and take a ride on the Ferris wheel in the Midway. Taste foods from around the world, along with as-local-as-you-can-get strawberries. The fun keeps going after the sun sets, so bring lawn chairs and enjoy the fireworks display Friday evening.

Other fun activities include:
• Raffle
• Coloring Contest DisplayMattituck-Strawberry-Festival
• Local Business Vendors
• Games of Chance
• Tourist Information
• Strawberry Pie
• Used Eyeglass donation center

Mattituck Strawberry Festival 2013 Entertainment Lineup

Here are some of the artists performing at the Festival. See the full lineup on the Strawberry Festival website.

Friday, June 14

Southbound

Saturday, June 15

Miles to DaytonRob Eurpoe
Who are Those Guys?

Sunday, June 16

Robert Bruley
Liz Coppola
Don Bracken
Jeanette Russell
Second Hands

Lodging on the North Fork of Long Island

Just 20 minutes up the island from Mattituck is our bed and breakfast. Enjoy the stunning and scenic region around Greenport, where our B&B Inn is located. We are within walking distance from the ocean and at the heart of Long Island wine country. Come and stay with us, celebrate Wilfred’s birthday and enjoy unparalleled hospitality!

 

 

North Fork Long Island New Year’s Eve 2012 Celebrations

December 16th, 2012 by Katie Pate

We have scoured the web for all the fun New Year’s Eve events on our end of Long Island – so you don’t have to! The events we’ve found are unique – some are family friendly, some are cuisine-oriented. But all of them offer something more subdued and quiet than what you will find in the city! Check out these North Fork New Year’s Eve events:

New Year’s Eve Under the Stars at Custer Observatory

Join in the celebration at the Custer Institute and Observatory in Southold.  Enjoy music by Ahmad Ali & Friends and dance under the stars. Buffet-style food and beverages will be available as well as a champagne toast at midnight. December 31, 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. The cost is $30 for adults ($25 for members and guests), $15 for students, and $5 for children.

Long Island Aquarium Fishes and Wishes New Years Event

December 31, 6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Bring the kids for the annual Fishes & Wishes Celebration! There will be plenty of food and great fun plus entertainment. Kids are invited to their very own Winter Wonderland, which includes unlimited Submarine Simulator rides, animal encounters, Ray Bay feeding, face painting, crafts, and more.
Ring in the New Year with an evening that includes:

family friendly long island new years eve 2012

The Long Island Aquarium hosts a family friendly New Year’s Eve celebration each year.

  • Champagne & Sparkling Cider Greeting
  • Live DJ & Entertainment
  • Mock-Midnight Champagne & Cider Toast (10:30pm)
  • Cocktail Hour
  • Dinner Buffet (Beer & Wine Included)
  • Dessert & Ice Cream Bar

Pricing:
Children 3-12 & Seniors 62+: $49.00 (Members: $39.00)
Adults: $85.00 (Members: $75.00)
Children 2 & Under: FREE
10% fff groups of 10 or more
Reservations required – call 631.208.9200, ext. H2O (426). Restrictions may apply.

New Year’s Eve Prix Fixe Dinner at Jamesport Manor Inn

If you’re looking for a quieter evening consider an elegant dinner in the historic Jamesport Manor Inn. An American-Mediterranean fushion eatery, the Jamesport Manor Inn will serve a three-course dinner for $60 per person. One appetizer option is pickled Peconic Bay oysters with English cucumber, dill and caviar. Dinner choices include goat cheese pan-roasted organic chicken with maple acorn squash puree, and peppermint creme brulee is one offering for dessert. Find the chef’s full prix fixe menu here, and call 722-0500 to make reservations.

New Year’s Eve Prix Fixe Dining at Comtesse Therese Bistro

Comtesse Therese Bistro, which doubles as a French bistro and winery, is serving a prix fixe dinner on Dec. 30 and Dec. 31. Executive chef Arie Pavlou will serve dishes including wild mushroom Brie en Croute, smoked duck, and chocolate truffles. The $65 dinner includes a Champagne toast. Call 779-2800 for more information.

 

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