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Rich Daly at Sherwood House Vineyards in 2014. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
Rich Daly at Sherwood House Vineyards in 2014. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

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

Here are five reasons the visit this weekend. For more weekend activities, check out northforker’s events page.

Ice carver comes to Sherwood House

Master ice carver Rich Daly will bring his chainsaw skills back to Sherwood House Vineyards in Jamesport for another frozen spectacle this Saturday.

The presentation begins at noon. There is no entrance fee, but wine, soup and sandwiches will be available for sale.  Sherwood House Vineyards is located at 1291 Main Road in Jamesport. For more information call (631) 779-2817. 1291 Main Road, Jamesport.

Read more about the event here.

A scene from last year’s Picklefest. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
A scene from last year’s Picklefest. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Picklefest at Little Creek

Picklefest returns to the Little Creek Oyster Farm and Market this weekend.

Tickets, which can be purchased at TasteGreenport.com, are $25 each and include a flight of craft beers carefully paired with a selection of Backyard Brine pickles, and other treats.

Tickets will also be available at the door.

The event runs from 12 to 4 p.m., Dec. 19 at the Little Creek Market located at 37 Front Street in Greenport (turn down Bootleg Alley).

Credit: Randee Daddona
Credit: Randee Daddona

Eat, Drink and Be Sparkling

Looking for a festive food and wine pairing? Sparkling Pointe in Southold is hosting the last event in its “Eat, Drink and Be Sparkling” series this weekend. Tickets are $35 per person and include a glass of 2011 Blanc de Blanc and Harvest Moon Shellfish Co. Peconic Bay scallops and oysters.

The event runs noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19. Advance reservations are required. Email [email protected] or call (631) 765-0200. 39750 Route 48, Southold.

Shittake mushrooms grown at East End Mushroom Co. in Cutchogue. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
Shittake mushrooms grown at East End Mushroom Co. in Cutchogue. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Cooking with Mushrooms

Enjoy a complimentary mushroom cooking demonstration and tasting at East End Mushroom Co.  Sample some shiitake, oyster and maitake varieties.

The fungi demo and tasting runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at East End Mushroom Co. 22355 Route 48, Cutchogue (right off of Cox Lane).

Living Nativity in Southold

Children and live animals will perform a living nativity display at St. Patrick R.C. Church lawn, 52125 Main Road, Southold on Saturday. The event, which will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., is presented by church youth.

Luminarias available for purchase. Funds raised benefit refugee relief efforts. Call (631) 765-8270 for more info.

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