FRIDAY, AUGUST 19. 9:00PM. DISCOVER THE NORTH FORK NIGHT SKY AT SOUND VIEW GREENPORT.
Group for the East End and Custer Institute and Observatory invite you to explore and learn about the North Fork’s darkskies on the beach at Sound View Greenport. With the sand beneath your feet on the beautiful Long Island Sound, catch a glimpse of Nebulae, Galaxies and other deep sky objects visible this season in a guided tour of the night sky using powerful telescopes. In addition to learning about our universe, hear about the amazing local wildlife that we share our night skies with and how we can help protect them. From owls to bats to moths, the night comes alive!
Come get out of your head and into some mud with Melissa. Now hosting 5 different hand buildings pottery workshops at The Sound View in Greenport, NY. “Making Mugs” – In this workshop you will learn the basics of slab building along with how to create your very own mug that you design. 2.5 hr guided hand building workshop. All tools and clay provided. Glazing and firing of your piece is included. Free local pick up or $10 shipping – please bring payment with you to class if you will need your piece shipped to you. A la carte offerings from the Halyard available.
Family Night on the Old Point Schoolhouse Lawn: Magic Show with Amore
Incredible, mind-boggling, and extraordinary are just a few words used to describe celebrated Long Island magician Amore, who mesmerized a rapt Oysterponds audience last summer. With over 25 years of professional magic experience, it’s no wonder Amore is one of New York’s most in-demand magicians.
FREE event – Bring a blanket or a lawnchair, bug spray, and a picnic!!
Peconic Water Sports is the premier water sports company in Long Island, New York. We provide a world-class menu of water sports activities including water sports charter boats, wakeboarding, waterskiing, wakesurfing, , tubing, fishing charters, boat rentals, a boat club and more. All ages welcome!
We offer three convenient waterfront locations in Southold, Sag Harbor, and Montauk. We also offer pick up service on Shelter Island and throughout Eastern Long Island. Whether you are on the North Fork or in the Hamptons, Peconic Water Sports is the perfect place to plan your next adventure.
Opening May 28th, the Oysterponds Historical Society is exhibiting the dynamic history of fishing in Orient and East Marion, with a focus on the hard work and resourcefulness of those who have harvested the waters of the North Fork, from the people of the Algonquian Nation to today’s Peconic baymen.
Honor the planet on Earth Day with Peconic Land Trust and Surfrider Foundation Eastern Long Island Chapter as they team up to remove debris at Cove, Dam Pond and Truman’s beaches. Help ensure a healthy marine environment for wildlife and humans alike. All supplies will be provided, bring your water, work gloves and enthusiasm! Reservations are required.
8 Hands aims to connect customers to the land, offering them access to the farmer, the livestock grazing the 28-acre pastures, and the herb garden. Pick up essentials like grass-fed meats, pastured eggs, homegrown produce, and woolens from the onsite flock of Icelandic sheep.
The North Fork’s most popular center for yoga, pilates, and organic juices offers daily classes for all levels of practice with multiple styles of yoga. The Giving Room Market is also known for its freshly-pressed organic juices made from seasonal produce procured from local farms. 56215 Main Rd, Southold, NY
Well-known New York City chefs (like Tom Colicchio) source their clams all the way out here, so you know they are the finest. Also delicious: local fillets, whole fish, frozen soups, party platters, and anything else you need to get the party started (including beer). Owner Charlie Manwaring has been doing this for 25 years; he knows his stuff.
Chat up the baristas at this charming coffee shop where everyone takes their daily cup of joe seriously and pastries are brought in fresh throughout the day. Ask to see the onsite roaster if you aren’t convinced that this is a mecca of beans.
Authentic Mexican comes to Greenport at this Baja-style taqueria and tequila bar. Take a seat beneath the colorful décor and images of famous wrestlers (from where the restaurant gets its name) and dive into carne asada tacos, nachos, and Tex-Mex favorites like shrimp burritos. Not in the mood to eat? Grab a seat at the handmade bar and order up endless rounds of margaritas.
What began as a wheelhouse of a whaling ship in the late 1800s is now part of a shuch-your-own oyster shop in the heart of historic Greenport. Eat in, or take a few dozen home for a sensual (and super-fresh) feast.
This neighborhood hangout is all about the cocktails, especially classics mixed up with housemade amaros and tinctures and bitters. The beer selection is also impressive, and don’t forget the creative pizzas to keep some carbs in that stomach. You’re guaranteed to run into a shopkeeper or some other new friend you just met in town.
A tree of the same name has grown in nearby Stirling Square for the past 75 years, so why not borrow its name for this 19th-century stable that’s been converted into a restaurant and bar? The dining room that specializes in local farming, aquaculture, and viticulture, which means you can expect seasonal vegetables and fish, and only the best wines to go with them.
Expect the unexpected at this artisanal, brick-oven pizza parlor, which gains inspiration from a circa-1943 food truck known as Rolling in Dough—a novelty that (according to legend) turned former GIs onto pizza on this side of the Pond. Try the doughy stuff, or dig into a salad paired with a crisp wine.
Aldo Maiorana has been roasting coffee and baking his beloved hand-crafted biscotti and scones since 1987 at his old-world-style café. You will be forgiven for thinking you’ve stepped out of a 1940s Havana coffeeshop.
The talented folks at North Fork Table & Inn have opened Southold General and this sit-down café and grab-and-go shop is worth a stop. “The General,” as insiders call it, offers a curated collection of food and goods from the North Fork. Provisions range from local wine and beer to breakfast sandwiches and chopped salads with fresh local produce. Fresh baked Grandma’s Pies and homemade gelato have your sweet tooth covered.
Set atop the sweeping bluffs of Long Island Sound, Kontokosta Winery (825 North Road, Greenport) is also family-owned and operated – the vineyard and farm maintain exacting standards of sustainability. Sample their wines from rose to Riesling while taking in unparalleled views. Call for appointment.
A tasting room with a view and a collection of age-worthy wines? You’ll find it all at Macari Vineyards. The elegant tasting room affords guests sweeping views of the vineyard below. Their sell out rose is best enjoyed al fresco with an authentic Neapolitan pizza, also made in house. 150 Bergen Ave, Mattituck, NY
Shake off the winter blues with a cocktail at the Halyard and stay for dinner. Perched above the Long Island Sound, The Halyard at the Sound View Greenport celebrates the region’s produce and brings it to your plate — direct from farmers, foragers and fishermen. All with a view that will warm you from head to toe.
North Fork Table takes full advantage of the bounty of nearby farms, vineyards, & waterways. The restaurant sits in a welcoming, historic countryside home in nearby Southold with Michelin-starred Chef John Fraser at the helm. Fresh caught local seafood prepared on their wood burning hearth, Shinnecock Scallops Plancha and Jamesport Farmstand Hen Egg (house-made ricotta and squash blossoms) are just some of the tantalizing dishes currently offered. Let’s Do Brunch.
The Beach-Fire Series is a weekly conversation, where a leader in the conversation of culture shares insights into their world, their work and their lives. Kicking things off on August 28th will be Ellen Harvey, a British born U.S. & internationally exhibited artist. 20 complimentary tickets will be available online the Thursday before the talk at 12 noon.
If there’s one thing we know how to do perfectly in Greenport, “It’s Called Summer.” Enjoy a night of Big Band music and poolside dancing, a jazzy sunset and end the summer with your loved ones by the sea.
Don’t miss out on this year’s Beach Ball. For a limited time, get your tickets for a discounted price!
Southold’s The Giving Room brings waterside yoga for yogis of all levels of experience to Sound View’s Yoga Room and Deck. Monday-Friday at 9:30am. Complimentary for hotel guests with a code from the Front Desk, non-hotel guests can sign up on The Giving Room’s website.
Southold’s The Giving Room brings waterside yoga for yogis of all levels of experience to Sound View’s Pool Deck on Saturdays and Sundays at at 8:30am, weather permitting. Complimentary for hotel guests – please obtain the code from the Front Desk and sign up on givingroom.net.