Sunday, Aug. 12, 3-6 p.m.: Lobster barbecue at Riverhead Elks Lodge, 1239 East Main St. Live music by Joe Hampton & the Kingpins, 50/50 raffle. Each dinner includes whole lobster, chicken, shrimp and sides, with wine, beer and soda. Tickets: $45; $30 without lobster. Register: 631-727-2027.
9:30 a.m.: 4th annual Poker run & pig roast sponsored by Kait’s Angels at Breeze Hill Farm, 31215 County Road 48, Peconic. Players drive to checkpoints, collect sealed envelopes containing playing cards and make the best poker hand. Multiple entries may be purchased. After-party at 2:30 p.m., with prizes, food, raffles and DJ. Tickets: $30 per player.
Maple Tree BBQ in Riverhead will be closed for about two weeks as a new owner comes in. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Maple Tree BBQ, which transformed from a longtime deli into a barbecue house three years ago, earning praise from food critics and hungry End End customers alike, will be in the hands of a new owner next week. (more…)