News and happenings across the North Fork

North Fork News




Shelter Island Historical Society

The Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens Farmers Market, which opened on May 25, will be open Saturdays from 9 AM to 12:30 PM through September 28.

The market will sell local produce, fish, flowers, herbs, breads, pies, pickles, chocolates, soaps, and more.

The society will present “Exploring Long Island’s Shipwrecks” with Michael Salvarezza at the Havens House on June 1 from 4 to 6 PM. Salvarezza, of Eco-Photo Explorers, will discuss the history of shipwrecks from the Revolutionary War through modern times. The suggested donation is $10 per person.

The society’s Antique and Classic Car Show will be held on June 29 from 10 AM to 2 PM. The car show, located on the intersection of North Cartwright and Burns, will feature vintage, historical, and rare collectible cars, as well as fire trucks.

Pre-registration is $30 and includes round-trip ferry fare for non-island residents, while island resident pre-registration is $15. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.

For more information about the society’s events, visit www.shelterislandhistorical.org.

Southold Historical Society

The Southold Historical Society will hold its annual yard sale on June 15 at 8 AM at the society’s Prince Building on Southold’s Main Road.

The society’s Treasure Exchange will be open on Mondays for the first time in the consignment shop’s 46-year history.

For the months of June, July, and August, the consignment shop will be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM. The consignment shop, located on Southold’s Main Road, is run by volunteers and benefits the historical society.

For more information, visit southoldhistoricalsociety.org.

Custer Observatory

The Rites of Spring Music Fest will present “Liminal Highway” by Tim Munro at the Custer Observatory on June 8 at 7 PM.

Tim Munro, a Grammy-award winning flutist, will perform a solo flute concert with electronic accompaniment. Munro will start with five, meditative pieces and follow with “Liminal Highway,” which was written by composer Christopher Cerrone for Munro. The performance will include the sounds of flute, guitar, beer bottles, and song.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door, $10for students age 13 to 18, and free for students under 13. For more information, go to www.custerobervatory.org.

Shelter Island Library

The Shelter Island Library will host Michael H. Coles as he discusses his book “A Boyhood in Wartime Britain” for the Friday Night Dialogue series on June 14 at 7 PM. Coles will recount what life was like as a young boy on the outskirts of London during the war. Visit www.shelterislandpubliclibrary.org.

Suffolk County Historical Museum

The Suffolk County Historical will continue the Book and Bottle series with Susan Van Scoy as she talks about her new book “The Big Duck & Eastern LI’s Duck Farming Industry”” on June 6 at 6 PM. The event is free for members and $5 for non-members. Wine and cheese will be served. RSVP is required. More information can be found at www.SuffolkCountyHistoricalSociety.org.

 

Old Town Arts & Crafts Fair

The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild in Cutchogue and the Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society & Museums will host an Antiques, Fine Art and Crafts Fair on June 1 from 9 AM to 4 PM.

The fair, which will be held on Mattituck Main Road, will feature live music, a bake sale, fine art, antiques, handmade crafts, pottery, photography, a raffle, and more. Admission is $2, which includes a raffle ticket. Visit www.oldtownartsguild.org for more information.

Mashomack’s Manor House

The Mashomack’s Manor House is offering a “Bird Watch Breakfast” at the 19th century mansion on Shelter Island.

With the Bird Watch Breakfast, attendees can stay overnight in the manor and experience early morning bird watching with birding experts followed by a breakfast buffet. Saturday night accommodations are $135 per person for room, walk, and breakfast, or $35 for breakfast only.

Community Action Workshop

Community Action Southold Town, Inc. (CAST) will offer an educational workshop on resources for seniors and caregivers on June 4 from 7 to 8:30 PM at the Clinton Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Greenport.

Presented by Amy Nathan of the Suffolk County Office for the Aging and Karen McLaughlin of the Town of Southold, the event will educate attendees about support services and resources to help seniors and their caregivers in the community. More information can be found at www.castsoutholdtown.org.

Group for the East End

The Group for the East End will host “Naturalist Workshop: Identifying Birds by Sound” at Hallock State Park on June 1 from 8:30 to 11:30 AM. The workshop will help attendees improve the ability to identify bird sounds. The registration fee is $25 per person. The program is limited to 12 participants.

The Group will also host “Listening to Animal Sounds” for the family at Hallock State Park on June 8 from 10 to 11:30 AM. For more information, go to www.groupfrotheeastend.org.

Ed & Phyllis Davis Wellness Center

The Ed & Phyllis Davis Wellness Institute at Stony Brook Southampton, now in its 10th year, and has recently expanded to the North Fork with a Greenport location specializing in massage therapy.

The new location, located directly across Eastern Long Island Hospital, provides Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Cranial Sacral, Reiki, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Medical, Prenatal, and Infant massages with licensed massage therapists. Appointments are available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays by calling 631-726-8800.

For more information, check www.southampton.stonybrookmedicine.edu.

Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council

The Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council will host an Open Market on the Village Green on June 15 from 8 AM to 4 PM. The event is free and open to the public.

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