5 things to do on the North Fork this weekend: May 20 & May 21

A scene from the 2015 Back to the Bays 5K. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Looking for something to do on the North Fork? Northforker has you covered.

Here are five events set for this weekend. As always, visit northforker.com/events for additional happenings.

Editor’s Note: The Back to the Bays 5K has been cancelled. Still wanna run? Check out the Out Run Rett 5K.

Music at Claudio’s

Claudio’s Clam Bar in Greenport. (Credit: Vera Chinese, file photo)

Enjoy the summertime tradition of live music on the wharf at Claudio’s Clam Bar in Greenport. There will be a variety of bands, dancing and spectacular views, while you sip on cocktails and brews. Music begins at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 20. Use #ClaudiosSummer.

Claudio’s Clam Bar, 111 Main Street, Greenport

Fleece and Fiber Fair

Spinners Kate Stoddard and Ellen Sullivan of Ronkonkoma at the 2014 Fleece and Fiber Fair. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair once again comes to Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead this weekend. The fair runs Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

There will be animal demonstrations and displays; basket weaving, quilting, knitting, yarn carding and spinning and other folk arts; special exhibits and guided tours. Fiber arts/crafts and food/beverages available for purchase. No pets permitted. Admission: adults, $6; ages 5-12, $4; children 4 and under, free.

Bus available for New York City pickup; visit hallockville.com for information/reservations. (631) 298-5292, lisa@hallockville.com.

Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead

North Fork Dog Dock-Diving Festival

Tango will be one of the pooches performing in this weekend’s North Fork Dog Dock-Diving Festival.
(Credit: Courtesy photo)

The North Fork Dock-Diving Pet Expo and Fundraiser will be held at at Greenport Harbor Brewing Company in Peconic. There will be high-flying diving with DockDogs, pet vendors, pet experts, local and national vendors, adoptable pets and more. Food and brews available for purchase. Proceeds benefit North Fork Animal Welfare League, Burton Potter American Legion Post in Greenport and Canine Companions for Independence.

Owners can register dogs for competition or to try dock diving for the first time for $27 per team (dog and handler) at dockdogs.com. Free for spectators; no retractable leashes. The event runs from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21.

The event is sponsored by Harbor Pet and Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. For more info call Kim Loper at Harbor Pet (631) 477-1518 or info@harbor-pet.com; or call the brewery at (631) 477-1100.

Greenport Harbor Brewing Co., 42155  Main Road, Peconic

Back to the Bays 5K

A scene from the 2015 Back to the Bays 5K. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The annual ‘Back to the Bays’ 5K kicks off at Suffolk County Marine Environmental Learning Center in Southold on Saturday, May 20. The race begins at 9 a.m.

Proceeds benefit Cornell Cooperative Extension’s “Back to the Bays” initiative. An open house tour of the facility follows from 10 a.m. to noon.

For more information and to register, visit ccesuffolk.org/marine.

Suffolk County Marine Environmental Learning Center, 3690 Cedar Beach Road, Southold

North Fork Garden Tour

North Fork garden tour

The garden of Arnold & Karen Blair, located on Vanston Road in Cutchogue, will be featured on the tour. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Visit three North Fork gardens during The Garden Conservancy‘s event from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. this Saturday, May 20. The locations are as follows: the garden of Arnold and Karen Blair, 4560 Vanston Rd., Cutchogue; the garden of Britt and Peter Wallach, 933 New Suffolk Ave., Cutchogue; and the garden of James and Loraine Juliano, 2610 Ruth Road, Mattituck.

Admission to each garden is $7 which supports The Garden Conservancy’s programs.

Complete information is available here.