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Noah’s in Greenport will be serving food at the benefit.

Oysters served by Noah's in Greenport at the Oyster Showcase at Sparkling Pointe in Southold last fall. Photo courtesy of Noah's

On Friday, Sept. 20, from 6 to 9 p.m., the East End Seaport Museum & Marine Foundation will officially kick off the 24th annual Maritime Festival with an enhanced Land and Sea cocktail reception (sponsored by at the museum for members and guests. The “sea” portion will consist of special seafood dishes from local restaurants and an oyster and clam bar hosted by SPAT; the “land” will be represented by signature dishes from local restaurants.

Local beverages served at the event will be wines from Sparkling Pointe and Lieb Cellars and beers from Greenport Harbor Brewing Company. Nautical music will enhance the maritime ambiance.

Several local merchants have donated prizes that will be given away during the evening. There will be a 50/50 raffle and each attendee will receive a complimentary ticket to enter a drawing for special gifts.

Tickets are $55 at the door and $45 online. For more information or to reserve a place, call the museum at 631-477-2100 or visit Early booking is suggested, as capacity is limited.


Participating Restaurants


BBQ Bill’s Famous Texas Barbecue

The Blue Duck Bakery

Claudio’s Restaurant

Cuvée Seafood and Grille

Blue Canoe Oyster Bar and Grill


First and South

The Frisky Oyster

Front Street Station

The Greenport Eatery

Harbour Front Deli

Hellenic Snack Bar and Restaurant

La Capricciosa Pizza

The Loft Restaurant




Pagano’s That Little Italian Place

Porto Bello Restaurant

The Rumb Line

Sakura Japanese

The Salamander General Store


Soundview Restaurant

Southold Fish Market

SPAT (Southold Project in Aquaculture Training)

Sterlington Deli

Tony’s Asian Fusion

The Townsend Manor Inn

Whiskey Wind


Wine and Beer Provided By

Greenport Harbor Brewing Company

Lieb Cellars

Sparkling Pointe


For more about the 2013 Maritime Festival, check out the Maritime Festival Happenings and the hour by hour schedule of events.