Eastbound Freight, a bluegrass band with its roots on Long Island, returns to the Jamesport Meeting House at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 28, for a concert marking the 30th anniversary of the group’s founding.
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Three North Fork organizations are able to partake in new projects this summer thanks to the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. The Jamesport Meeting House, Southold Historical Society and Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Society all received grants. READ
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The graceful tones of Bach’s Minuet III in G Major echoed Saturday at Jamesport Meeting House, where a dozen young violinists gathered to rehearse for a performance at New York City’s esteemed Carnegie Hall.
Jamesport Meeting House officials have cancelled the annual Community Spelling Bee, which had been scheduled for Friday, May 13.
The second annual Community Spelling Bee event is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 22, at the historic Jamesport Meeting House.
Twenty-five people participated in last year’s contest. That inaugural event raised over $4,500 to restore the 284-year-old meeting house, which is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.
You probably thought recorders — those two-toned wind instruments — were only for elementary school music classes.
The Recorder Orchestra of New York celebrated its 20th anniversary with a concert at the Jamesport Meeting House Saturday afternoon. The group played a variety of tunes, from medieval dances to hymns and French compositions.
“The recorder is kind of a singing substitute,” Musical Director Patsy Rogers told the crowd. “It’s a peaceful kind of instrument.”
Check below for photos and a brief excerpt from the concert:
Richard Radoccia of Laurel said he was stunned to hear little local fanfare was planned to observe the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War.
So the amateur historian is setting out to change that.
Mr. Radoccia and Doris McGreevy of Mattituck plan to produce a play he wrote about the Civil War to commemorate its April anniversary. (more…)
Riverhead Faculty and Community Theatre will hold auditions for the Stephen Schwartz musical “Godspell” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at Jamesport Meeting House at 1590 Main Road.
Actors are asked to sing 16 bars of a ballad from a show other than “Godspell” and perform a comedic monologue or a joke. Come prepared to dance. Belters may sing 16 bars of a belt song in addition. Those with special skills or talent are invited to demonstrate.
If you are unable to attend the audition, email a video of 16 bars and a monologue or joke to director Anita Boyer at [email protected].
For information, contact producer Jan McGoey at [email protected] or 466-0838.