Land and Sea Gala kicks off 2019 East End Maritime Festival: Photos

Katie Rizzo of Greenport, Vin Sweeney of Westhampton, Brittany Barszczewski of Greenport, and Jackie Zilnicki of Riverhead. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

The 30th annual East End Maritime Festival in Greenport kicked off Friday night with the Land and Sea Gala at the Greenport Yacht Ship Building Co.

More than 20 local restaurants served up tastes accompanied by liquid refreshment from local wineries and beverage producers. See more photos by Elizabeth Wagner below and check back additional coverage from Saturday’s events here.

Brittany Barszczewski of Greenport and Katie Rizzo of Greenport. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Live music at the Land & Sea Gala. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Melissa Rudder of Greenport, Linda Miller of Greenport, Barbara Poliwoda of Southold (Executive Director of the East End Seaport Museum), Mia Santa Cruz of Sound Beach, and Victoria Collett of Greenport. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Mark Melnick and Sharon Melnick of Southold, Emily Breese of Southold, Janie Reeve of Southold, John Kramer of Greenport, and Vin Sweeney of Westhampton. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Grand Marshalls Rich Vandenburgh and John Liegey with Andrea Pickerell of Southold. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

On the dance floor of the Land & Sea Gala. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Volunteers collect live auction bids. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Photographer Jeremy Garretson speaks about his photo, Bug Light, during the live auction. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Patrice and Ed Lott of Cutchogue. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Antoon Schollee of Greenport enjoying a mini crab cake from the Merchant’s Wife. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Mike Corso and Carol Kane of Greenport enjoying Brauns Seafood. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Noah’s Crab Stuffed Deviled Eggs. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

The Real McCoy Rum’s Cider F122. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Port’s Tuna Poke. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Claudio’s Clam Bar’s Seafood Ceviche. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Stirling Sake. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Sammy Favia of Long Island Spirits serving Shark Bite featuring LIV vodka. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

Saporita Sweets’ Apple Carmel Cake. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

The 2019 Land & Sea Gala at the Greenport Yacht & Shipbuilding Co. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)