Looking for something to do on the North Fork this Friday, Saturday or Sunday? Northforker has you covered.
Here are five activities to check out this weekend.
Attend the fifth Annual Snowflake Gala & Awards Dinner Friday, Jan. 29, from 6 to 11 p.m. at Raphael Winery in Peconic.
Sponsored by the North Fork Chamber of Commerce, the event honors two awards recipients. This year’s “Business of the Year” is Wm. J. Mills and Company and the “Community Service Recipient” is WLNG Radio.
Enjoy a Mediterranean cocktail hour featuring Long Island Vodka spirits and Greenport Harbor Brewing Company brews. The Earth Tones’ Rick Hall and Glenn Jochum will provide live music, and there will be an awards presentation and a reception with music by Romeo’s Dream.
Tickets are still available by calling (631) 765-3161 or by visiting www.northforkchamber.org.
Raphael Vineyard & Winery is located at 39390 Main Road in Peconic.
“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”
This weekend, catch the final performances of this production at North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck. The play is shown in three full acts and contains adult content and language. Remaining performances will be held Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets cost $15. Student tickets will be available for $12 at the box office beginning 10 minutes before each performance.
Call (631) 298-NFCT for a seat or to get a full-season subscription. For more information, call the NFCT information line at (631) 298-4500.
North Fork Community Theatre is located at 12700 Old Sound Ave. in Mattituck.
Winter Boogie Wonderland –
Heat things up Friday night at the Suffolk Theater with “That 70’s Band.” Hit the dance floor as the East End’s dance band plays 70’s songs with hits from Earth Wine and Fire, Kool and the Gang and KC and the Sunshine Band.
Tickets are $30; doors, bar and restaurant open at 6:30 p.m. Music and dancing begin at 8 p.m. The Suffolk Theater is located at 118 E. Main Street in Riverhead. To purchase tickets, call (631) 727-4343 or visit suffolktheater.com.
Learn about sake this Saturday, Jan. 30, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Little Creek Oyster Farm & Market in Greenport.
Sample a flight of three sakes from Japan’s oyster region while learning about the sake-making process.
The event is free to learn and $20 t0 taste. The flight includes generous tastes of each sake, an oyster and scallop pairing, plus additional snacks.
RSVP online or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Little Creek Oysters is located at 37 Front St. in Greenport. For more information, visit littlecreekoysters.com.
130th Anniversary Kick-Off
The Suffolk County Historical Society, founded in 1886, will celebrate its 130 year anniversary in 2016 with a series of events focused on the history of Suffolk County and its 10 towns. The series kicks off this weekend on Saturday, Jan. 30, when Suffolk County historian, the Hon. Peter Fox Cohalan, gives a special speech.
Cohalan’s roots can be traced back to the American Revolution. A former Islip Town Supervisor (1971-1979) and Suffolk County Executive (1979 -1986), Cohalan recently retired from the New York State Supreme Court after serving for more than 25 years. He was actively involved in historic preservation for four decades.
The event is free and light refreshments will be served. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (631) 727-2881, ext. 107. The Suffolk County Historical Society is located at 300 W. Main Street in Riverhead. For more information, visit suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.