Coming Up

The Arts

Opening reception for ‘Children at Play,’ drawings/paintings by Elizabeth Nehls, Friday, July 2, 5-7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. All welcome. 298-4134.


Second annual Vincent Nasta Foundation Golf Outing, Tuesday, July 13, at Swan Lake Golf Club, Manorville. Signup at noon; shotgun start 1:30 p.m. Fee per golfer $175; dinner only $60. Includes lunch, beverage cart on course, raffles and contests, cocktails with 2-hour open bar at 6:30 p.m. and buffet dinner 7 p.m. Proceeds support VNF educational scholarships. [email protected],


Old Town Art and Crafts Guildsnow fence show and sale on guild grounds, Cutchogue, Saturday, July 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Rain date Sunday, July 4. 734-6382,

Family Fun

Family Festival, Friday-Saturday, July 2-3, 6-11 p.m.; Sunday, July 4, 4-9 p.m. at the Inn at East Wind, Wading River. Carnival benefits Peconic Bay Medical Center.


Jamesport Fire Department’s 55th annual Bazaar and Fundraiser, Tuesday-Friday, July 6-9, 6-11 p.m. and Saturday, July 10, 4 p.m.-midnight at Community Center. Pay one price $25, unlimited rides until 10 p.m. Wednesday’s parade starts 7 p.m. at Washington Avenue, travels Route 25 to Manor Lane. Fireworks Saturday. 722-3817.


‘The African Queen’ Friday, July 2, 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Film classic starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn. Free. 298-4134.

Food and Drink

Summer Breeze Wine Cooler, Saturday, July 10, 6-10 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, Riverhead, hosted by North Fork Environmental Council. Portion of proceeds supports Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Peconic Bay Scallop Restoration Program. Tickets $50; includes buffet dinner, cash wine bar, dancing to music by the East End Trio, raffle and horse-drawn carriage ride through the vineyard. Limit 60 people. RSVP: 298-8880,

Oyster Roast, Sunday, July 4, 4-10 p.m. at Widows Hold, Greenport. Proceeds benefit Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine program in Southold. Tickets $75; includes food and music by the Teddy Charles Band. RSVP: 212-488-2626.

Chicken BBQ, Saturday, July 10, 4-6:30 p.m. at Mattituck Presbyterian Church. Take out only, $15. Tickets and information: 298-8276, 298-9192.

Annual Chicken BBQ, Saturday, July 10, 4:30-7 p.m. at Old Steeple Community Church, Aquebogue. Barbecue chicken, corn, potato, coleslaw and watermelon. Adults $15; children under 12, $10. Call 727-7224.

For All Ages

Cutchogue Lions Club 40th annual Classic Car Show, Sunday, July 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Capital One Bank Operations Center, Mattituck. Features over 250 vehicles on display; 70 trophies will be awarded. Free parking; refreshments and rest rooms available. Admission $5; children under 12 free. Car registration $20 day of event; pre-registration $15. Fee includes car, driver and one passenger. 765-6262, [email protected]

For Bargain Hunters

Victorian Jackson health and beauty sale, Tuesday, July 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., sponsored by ELIH Auxiliary in Eastern Long Island Hospital conference room, Greenport. High quality cosmetics and Avani skin products. 477-5196.

Community yard sale, Saturday, July 3, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church, Mattituck, to benefit Maureen’s Haven Homeless Outreach Program. With fresh baked goods, refreshments and live music. Donation items may be dropped off at church parking lot Friday, July 2, after 3 p.m. and before 7 a.m. day of sale. No clothing. 727-6831, 727-7973.

Vendors wanted for Greenport Rotary Club’s 19th annual Art and Crafts Fair slated for Sunday, July 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Capital One Bank Parking Lot, Greenport. Rent space $50; must provide your own table. Set up 8 a.m. No rain date. 765-3609, [email protected]

Annual La Leche League of Greenport’s yard sale fundraiser, Saturday, July 3, at 421 Second St., Greenport. Furniture, clothing, books, toys etc. Donations accepted. 477-5914.

Giant yard sale, Saturday, July 3, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Aquebogue. Rain or shine. 722-4000.

Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society’s annual yard sale of antiques and collectibles, Saturday, July 3, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on museum grounds in Mattituck. Furniture, aeronautical magazines, handmade crafts, plants, herbs and baked goods. Donation $1 at entrance. Rain date Sunday, July 4. 298-1930.

For Children

Renaissance Summer Camps 2010 at East End Arts Council: Kids’ Camp for ages 5-8; summer arts camp, fine arts camp, theatre camp, jazz/rock/blues/pop camp for ages 9-14. Information and registration: 369-2171,


Riverhead 4th of July weekend celebration: Kirby Jolly 40-piece band concert, Saturday, July 3, 7 p.m. on Peconic Riverfront behind stores on Main Street. Sunday, July 4: Tommy Keys and his band, 5:30 p.m.; Brady Rymer’s Childrens Show, 7 p.m. behind stores on Main Street. Free admission. Annual Fireworks on the Riverfront, 9-10 p.m. at Peconic Riverfront, Grangebel Park,. 727-0048.

Fireworks at Riverhead Raceway, Saturday, July 3, 9-10 p.m.

Southold Village Merchants’ 13th annual Fourth of July Parade, Sunday, July 4, noon; route moves along Main Road from Boisseau Avenue to Tuckers Lane. All welcome. 765-4100.

In the Garden

Cornell Annual Open House, Saturday, July 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center, Riverhead, sponsored by the Cornell Gardeners. Plant sale, children’s corner, display garden tours, classes, covered wagon farm tours, demonstrations, perennial and annual trial garden tours and more. Admission free. 727-3595,


Summer Showcase Concert Series, Wednesday, July 7,7:30 p.m. on Town Green at Silversmith’s Corner, Main Road, Southold, features East Bound Freight. Bring seating. Rain location Southold United Methodist Church. Free; donations appreciated. All welcome. 765-3598.

Brady Rymer and The Little Band That Could at Silversmith’s Corner, Southold, Tuesday, July 6, 6 p.m., presented by the North Fork Libraries. Dancing encouraged. Rain location Southold United Methodist Church.

East End Arts Council music classes include beginning and intermediate group guitar for kids, electric guitar players’ rockshop, electric bass players’ rockshop, summer chamber music, EEAC choir and kids chorale group. Information and registration: 369-2171,

Jazz Improv evening with masters Billy Johnson and Teddy Charles, Thursday, July 8, 7-8:30 p.m. upstairs in East End Arts Council’s Carriage House studio, Riverhead. Fee $10 at door; members and music students free. 369-2171,

Townscape Summer Concert Series features Who Are Those Guys? Friday, July 2, 7-8:30 p.m. on grounds of East End Arts Council, Riverhead. Dixieland, big band and pops. Free. All welcome. Rain location: Vail-Leavitt Music Hall.


‘Edward Albee’s Occupant,’ Sunday, July 4, 8 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, Orient. Repeat performance by Jere Jacob and Thomas DeWolfe, an imagined interview with long-dead sculptor Louise Nevelson. Donation, $10.

The Written Word

Summer Lunch Break Story Theater for adults, Tuesdays, July 6 and 20, Aug. 3 and 24, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. Bring lunch and listen to a reader performing a short story, in new garden space or indoors. All welcome. 477-0660.

Book discussions at Mattituck-Laurel Library: ‘Death at La Fenice’ by Donna Leon, Tuesday, July 13, 4 p.m.; ‘A Drink Before the War’ by Dennis Lehane, Wednesday, July 27, 4 p.m. Led by Bev Wowak. Copies available. 298-4134, ext. 6.

Book Club, Thursdays, July 22 and 29, 5:15 p.m. in community room at Congregation Tifereth Israel, Greenport. Both sessions focus on “My Mother’s Sabbath Days” by Chaim Grade. Moderated by Rabbi Myron Fenster. All welcome. 477-0813.

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