Looking for something to do on the North Fork this weekend? Northforker has you covered.
Here are nine events to check out. As always, visit northforker.com/events for additional ideas.
Chef Hayden’s Farmers Market
Shop Chef Hayden’s Farmers Market on Friday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to noon in Southold.
Named after the late chef Gerry Hayden of the North Fork Table and Inn, the market features 15 local farms and food producers like Browder’s Birds and North Fork Roasting Co. The North Fork Food Truck will also be there serving delicious dishes.
For more information call (631) 765-0177 or visit nofoti.com. The market and the food truck are located at 57225 Main Road in Southold.
Long Island Native Plant Sale
Buy native plants for your garden on Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Riverhead.
The Long Island Native Plant Initiative will hold its annual native plant sale on the Eastern Campus of Suffolk County Community College. Shop for over 40 species of plants like wildflowers, shrubs, trees, grasses and cactus.
For more information call (631) 560-9945. The SCCC east campus is located at 121 Speonk Riverhead Road in Riverhead.
Friday Nights at Jamesport Vineyards
Enjoy small plates, wood-fired flatbreads and wine by the glass and bottle on Fridays this summer from 5 to 9 p.m. at Jamesport Vineyards.
The vineyard is celebrating its 30th anniversary every Friday. Get two glasses of wine and a wood-fired flatbread pizza for $19.86.
For more information call (631) 722-5256. Jamesport Vineyards is located at 1216 Main Road in Jamesport.
First Fridays on Love Lane
The North Fork’s only evening market returns to Love Lane every Friday from 6 to 9 p.m.
Attractions include small bites and sips for a few dollars each, plus live music.
Love Lane is located in Mattituck, between Main Road and Route 48.
Salt Air Farm Tour
Tour a real working farm in Cutchogue on Saturday, June 4, at 11 a.m.
The Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society will host tours of the farm. A donation of $5 per person is suggested; children under 12 are free. Refreshments and entertainment will be provided.
For more information contact Edward Marlatt at (646) 249-0640. Salt Air Farm is located at 1535 New Suffolk Road in Cutchogue.
Historic House & Music Tour
Enjoy music at historic houses on the North Fork on Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Rites of Spring music festival will host open houses in Orient, Greenport and Southold for live classical music performances in collaboration with the Arcanum String Quartet. There will also be a wine, chocolate and cheese reception.
The event costs $70 per person. For more information visit ritesmusic.org. Register and pick up an information packet on Saturday between 10 and 11 a.m. at the Webb House at 1555 Village Lane in Orient.
North Fork Pig Roast
Attend a pig roast for a good cause on Saturday, June 4 from 4 to 7 p.m. when East End Hospice hosts its 22nd annual pig roast at Pindar Vineyards in Peconic.
Enjoy roasted pig with sides like smoked beans, cornbread, salads, hot dogs, beverages and dessert. Food will be served from 4 to 6 p.m., drinks and live music will last until 7 p.m.
Tickets for adults and kids age 14 and up are $30, kids under 14 are $10. For more information, or to purchase tickets online, call 631-288-7080 or visit www.eeh.org. Tickets will also be sold at the event.
Pindar Vineyards is located at 37645 Main Road in Peconic.
Strawberry Farm Brunch
Enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast brunch on Sunday, June 5 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Riverhead.
Garden of Eve’s buffet is strawberrycentric with strawberry muffins, shortcake, and parfait, to name just a few. There will also be more traditional brunch items on the menu.
Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for kids.
For more information call (631) 722-8777 or email [email protected]. Garden of Eve Farm is located at 4558 Sound Avenue in Riverhead.
Duck Pond Day
Enjoy festival crafts and food on Sunday, June 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Wading River.
The Wading River Historical Society will hold its annual craft festival with artisan crafts, food, kid’s activities and a parade.
The event is free so call (631) 929-4082 for more information. The festival will take place at 300 North County Road in downtown Wading River.