11/18/16 6:02am
Riverhead Farmers Market

The indoor Riverhead Farmers Market, which features items from organic poultry farm Browder’s Birds, opens for the season on November 19. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

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.

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10/21/16 8:26am
Credit: Monique Singh-Roy

Join Group for the East End and Lyrical Children on Saturday, October 22 for their 4th annual family nature scavenger hunt. at Downs Farm Preserve in Cutchogue. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

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

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

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10/14/16 6:01am
Photo by Dave Allison | Scarecrow created by the McKillop clan of Cutchogue resting at Kaelin Park, next to Karen's Deli in Cutchogue.

Make your own scarecrow in Riverhead’s Stotzky Park this Saturday (Credit: Dave Allison file photo).

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

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

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10/12/16 9:20am
The costume parade returns for Riverhead's Halloween Fest (Courtesy Katharine Schroeder)

There will be a costume parade during Riverhead’s Halloween Fest. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder , file photo)

Ready or not, here comes Halloween. From haunted houses to ghostly corn mazes to costume parties, there is something for everyone on the North Fork and Shelter Island this spooky season.

Here are 13 Halloween happenings. (more…)

05/12/16 6:10am
Tabbethia Haubold-Magee of Long Island Livestock Company demonstrates llama shearing on Louise the llama (Credit: Katherine Schroeder)

Tabbethia Haubold-Magee of Long Island Livestock Company shears Louise the llama at the 2014 fair (Credit: Katherine Schroeder)

s all add up to a great time at the Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair at Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15.

Visitors will observe and learn how local artisans craft wool and other animal fibers into beautiful finished pieces of clothing and art. Many of the events also demonstrate how things were done in years past on the farm.

“It’s to the celebrate the fiber arts and crafts like knitting, weaving, spinning yarn and dying wool,” said Beth Motschenbacher, assistant director at Hallockville Museum Farm. “The fibers all come from animals on the farm like wool from sheep, fibers from llamas and alpacas, as well as angora from rabbits.” (more…)

03/18/16 9:30am
Credit: Katharine Schroeder file photo

A scene from Jamesport’s St. Patrick’s Day parade 2015. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Looking for something to do on the North Fork this weekend?

Here are five events to check out. Or, as always, you can visit northforker.com/events for more ideas.

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