10/13/14 8:00am
The 39th annual Riverhead Country Fair featured family-friendly activities, including dancing and a magic show. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

The 39th annual Riverhead Country Fair featured family-friendly activities, including dancing and a magic show. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

Thousands of people visited downtown Riverhead on Sunday for the 39th annual Riverhead Country Fair.

Vendors lined Main Street and the waterfront and sold a variety of goods — from roasted corn to crocheted baby hats.

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07/21/14 9:00am
07/21/2014 9:00 AM
Ashlyn Galante, 2, of Mineola chows down at the Harbes Sweet Corn Festival on Sunday. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Ashlyn Galante, 2, of Mineola chows down at the Harbes Sweet Corn Festival on Sunday. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

It was good ol’ wholesome family fun at Harbes Family Farm on Sunday as the Mattituck farm celebrated 25 years of growing its staple crop, sweet corn.

Festivities at the Sound Avenue agritainment center included tug-of-war, limbo, corn toss and the festival’s marquee event, a corn eating contest.

See more photos on northforker.com

05/31/14 10:44am
05/31/2014 10:44 AM

Classic Car Night resumed down by the Peconic Riverfront in Riverhead on Thursday night, as about 20 classic car owners drove downtown to enjoy the sun.

The weekly gathering in the parking lot by the river is sponsored by the Business Improvement District, and runs through August.

Miss the cars this week? Head down there next week. Or in the meantime, check out these photos from Thursday night. (more…)

05/26/14 11:00am
05/26/2014 11:00 AM
Christina Lettick, 16, of Port Jefferson works on 'Fire and Ice' with friend Kurt Librandi, 16, also of Port Jefferson. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Christina Lettick, 16, of Port Jefferson works on ‘Fire and Ice’ with friend Kurt Librandi, 16, also of Port Jefferson. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Hundreds of people visited downtown Riverhead Sunday for East End Arts’ 18th annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival.

This year’s festival included an arts and crafts fair, live music, food and children’s activities.

Check out photos from the event on northforker.com.

05/04/14 3:29pm
From left, Kirsten Droskoski, Keira Klotzer, 5, and Sharon Klotzer of Greenport shopping at Louise Eberle's stall at the Greenport PTA's Mother's Day craft fair Sunday. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

From left, Kirsten Droskoski, Keira Klotzer, 5, and Sharon Klotzer of Greenport shopping at Louise Eberle’s stall at the Greenport PTA’s Mother’s Day craft fair Sunday. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

Vendors from across Long Island sold a variety of unique Mother’s Day arts and crafts, as well as food and refreshments, at the Greenport PTA’s craft fair Sunday on the front lawn of the school.

Proceeds from the fair, which runs until 5 p.m., benefit the PTA.  (more…)