Looking for something to do on the North Fork this weekend? Northforker has you covered.
Here are five events to check out this weekend. As always, visit northforker.com/events for additional ideas.
Garden of Eve Tomato Festival
Enjoy everything tomato-related at Garden of Eve Organic Farm and Market on Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Along with organic produce and foods, there will also be tomato tasting, a tomato canning class on Sunday, as well as live music, farm animals, hayrides and more.
Admission is $3 per person, children under 6 are free. Garden of Eve Farm & Market is located at 4558 Sound Avenue in Riverhead. For more information call (631) 722-8777 or visit gardenofevefarm.com.
Riverhead Railroad Festival
The Railroad Museum of Long Island celebrates its 26th anniversary on Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Riverhead.
Come see historic locomotives, railcars, passenger cars and cabooses. Ride on a replica of the 1964-1965 LIRR Pavillion World’s Fair train. There will also be blacksmithing demos, toy train layouts, railroad related vendors and much more. Admission for adults is $8, $4 for children. Children under 5 are free.
The Railroad Museum of Long Island is located at 416 Griffing Avenue in Riverhead. For more information call (631) 477-0439 or visit rmli.org.
Harbes Family Farm celebrates this popular summer fruit on Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28.
Activities will include watermelon eating contests, seed spitting contests and watermelon rolling. There will also be live music, wine tasting, local vendors, singing hayrides, pony rides and much more.
Harbes Family Farm is located at 715 Sound Avenue in Mattituck. Most activities will take place between 2 and 4:30 p.m. For more information call (631) 298-0800 or visit harbesfamilyfarm.com.
Sound to Bay 10K and 5K
Hit the pavement or cheer others on at the 18th annual Long Island Sound to Peconic Bay run, or the 5K from the Jamesport firehouse to the Bay on Sunday, August 28 beginning at 9 a.m.
All proceeds benefit the Jamesport Fire Department scholarship fund, plus other local charities. Participants can park at South Jamesport Beach and register between 7 and 8:30 a.m. Pre-registration is $25, while registration is $30 the day of the race.
To register visit jfd10krun.com, for more information call Robert Sikora at (631) 807-4055.
Color Between the Wines
Join Martha Clara Vineyards for an adult coloring book event on Sunday, August 28 from 1 to 3 p.m.
For $30 participants will receive an Usborne coloring book, colored pencils and a complimentary glass of wine.
Martha Clara Vineyards is located at 6025 Sound Avenue in Riverhead. For more information call (631) 298-0075 x101 or visit marthaclaravineyards.com.