What to do in North Fork this week: December 25-31, 2021


There is plenty to do in North Fork this Christmas week! Get outside and have fun at these events and activities from December 25 to 31, 2021.


Breakfast with pancakes and Christmas carols
Saturday December 25 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The Harvest Church hosts a pancake breakfast on Christmas Day at the church. Everyone is welcome – it’s not just for the faithful. Eggs, sausages, mince and waffles will be on the menu, as will a little Christmas carols.
572 Raynor Avenue, Riverhead. churchoth.com

Sugar Free at Jason’s Vineyard
Sunday December 26, 1 p.m.

Enjoy live music at Jason’s Vineyard, known for its low-key atmosphere and comfortable seating. Reasonable wine tastings also make this place popular.
1785 Main Road, Jamesport. 631-238-5801, jasonsvineyard.com

Haig Mathosian at Pindar Vineyards
Sunday December 26, 1 p.m.

Join local artist Haig Mathosian in the indoor tasting room at Pindar Vineyards. Meanwhile, sip some of your favorite white, red and sparkling wines.
37645, main road, Peconic. 631-734-6200, pindar.net

Points East at Greenport Harbor Brewing Company
Sunday December 26, 3 p.m.

If you love the clear, dreamy sound of country songs and writing, you won’t want to miss Points East at the Greenport Harbor Brewing Company. Meanwhile, sample beers and lagers with festive artisanal flavors.
42155 Main Road, Peconic. 631-477-1100, greenportharborbrewing.com

Pull out your ugliest Christmas sweater and get ready to have some holiday fun!Getty Images


Shelter Island Electric Bike Tour
Friday, December 24, 9 a.m.

If you like to stay active in the winter, you won’t want to miss this popular electric bike tour that starts at the MTA parking lot on Greenport Fourth Street. Here you will be correctly installed on your Royal Dutch Gazelle electric bike. Then, enjoy the short ferry ride through Greenport Harbor to Shelter Island, where you’ll pass gingerbread houses and mansions. The Ram Island Peninsula, Sylvester Manor Farm, and a quick coffee stop will top off your quick excursion.
426 4th Street, Greenport. eventbrite.com/e/shelter-island-electric-bike-tour-tickets-202589930937

Eastern food market
Saturday December 25, 9 a.m.

Visit the market every Saturday to sample local food, wine, and craft vendors. There is live music, activities and a chance to learn more about the community.
139 Main Road, Riverhead. 631-727-7600, riverheadchamber.com

S’mores + Port at The North Fork Table & Inn
Saturday December 25, 7 p.m.

Dress warmly and sit with your loved ones around your very own mini bonfire! Your $ 55 ticket price for two includes the bonfire, a set of traditional s’mores, and two glasses of port.
57225 Route 25, Southold. 631-765-0177, northforktableandinn.com

Drawing session of living characters
Tuesday December 28, 10 a.m.

Bring your own supplies to the Floyd Memorial Library, where professional models will pose for two to twenty minutes. Chairs and tables will be provided. Dry substrates only.
539 First Street, Greenport. 631-477-0660, floydmemoriallibrary.org

Holiday trivia and ugly sweater night
Tuesday December 28, 6 p.m.

Prepare to be quizzed on all of your favorite North Fork Brewing Company vacation movies and songs. You can register up to 6 people. Make sure to wear your ugly vacation sweater and get ready for some food provided by the TacHoe Food Truck.
24 East 2nd Street, Riverhead. 631-591-1191, northforkbrewingco.com

Workshop on wines, succulents and sips of Suhru
Wednesday December 29, 6 p.m.

Create your own hand-blown terrarium during this 2-hour class led by local stylist Elissa Capetankis of Imaginariums by Elissa. Pick succulents, plants, mosses, stones and seashells taken from the beautiful beaches of North Fork. The $ 75 fee includes all materials and a glass of Suhru wine, with additional glasses available for purchase. Pre-registration is required.
28735 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-603-8129, suhruwines.com

Wednesday Night Quiz at Ram’s Head Inn
Wednesday December 29, 6 p.m.

Do you know a lot about anything in particular? Make your way to the Ram’s Head Inn, where you can also enjoy fine dining and cocktails on a chilly Wednesday evening.
108 Ram Island Drive, Shelter Island Heights. 631-749-0811, theramsheadinn.com

Knitting club
Thursday, December 30, 4:30 p.m.

Take your favorite project to the upper level of the Shelter Island Public Library, where you can make new friends while you embroider. Register in advance on the site.
37 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island. 631-749-0042, Shelterislandpubliclibrary.org

BYOB – Build your own (cheese) board
Thursday December 30, 5 p.m.

Register in advance for this two-hour class where you can fill your own cheese board with a variety of cheeses, meats, chocolates and spreads. You will also receive a glass of Sannino Vineyard wine. The cost of your cheese board will depend on the number of people it serves.
15975 Country Road 48, Cutchogue. 631-734-8282, sanninovineyard.com

Ramen Night Thursdays at The Preston House
Thursday December 30 5:30 p.m.

Every Thursday, enjoy a special ramen-flavored evening at Preston House, known for its friendly staff and balanced flavors. Seating is available indoors and outdoors.
428 Main Street East, Riverhead. 631-775-1500, theprestonhouseandhotel.com

Fourth Annual Greenport Winter Wonderland Walking and Decorating Competition
Until December 31

Shop and dine in style in sparkling downtown Greenport. Meanwhile, vote for the shop or restaurant with the best decorations for a chance to win a basket full of goodies from your favorite local merchants.
Greenport Business District, Greenport. 631-477-0248, villageofgreenport.org


Virtual Breathe Together
Tuesday December 28, 10 a.m.

Deep breathing can decrease stress, reduce pain, and increase your energy. Take a few minutes out of your busy day to participate in this virtual session hosted by Southold Library.
53709 Main Road, Southold. 631-765-2077, Southoldlibrary.org

Are you 65? What would you like to know
Wednesday December 29, 2 p.m.

If you’re 65, chances are you have something to be thankful for. And you probably also become eligible for Original Medicare. You will need to know how it is structured in order to make the right decisions for the future. Be sure to register in advance for information on Zoom.
27550 main road, Cutchogue. 631-734-6360, cutchoguelibrary.org

Verona Peñalba's
“Darling” by Verona Peñalba (2021, oil painting on inkjet printed canvas) on display in the “Winter Salon” of VSOP Projects
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VSOP Courtesy Projects


Winter fair at VSOP Projects
To see until January 2

Visit this fifth installation of winter projects on weekends and by appointment in this colorful contemporary art space. Artists include Renee Brown, Naomi Clark, and Louise Crandell.
311 Front Street, Greenport. 631-603-7736, vsopprojects.com

Farms Across America
To see until February 13

Enjoy this unique collection of 55 works of art created by thirty-four national artists exploring agricultural life across the country. Mediums include photography, painting, and sculpture. Many prints are available for purchase.
25425 main road, Cutchogue. 631-734-8545, alexferronegallery.com

The Roaring Twenties: A Decade of Change
Now showing

Head to the Southold Historical Museum to explore North Fork like 100 years ago. Speeches, Charleston dances, and slang changed American life for good. The exhibit is on display at the Ann-Curie Bell House in the Maple Lane Complex.
54325 main road, Southold. 631-765-5500, southoldhistorical.org

Find other exciting Hamptons, North Fork and Family events happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at DansPapers.com/Events.


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