03/11/16 6:03am
Cutchogue's St. Patrick's Day Parade returns on Saturday March 12 (Credit: Katherine Schroeder)

Cutchogue’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns on Saturday, March 12 (Credit: Katherine Schroeder)

Looking for something to do on the North Fork this Friday, Saturday or Sunday?

Here are 5 events to check out this weekend. Or, as always, you can visit northforker.com/events.

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11/24/15 6:08am
Zuhoski Farms' 'cut your own Christmas tree' lot

Zuhoski Farms’ ‘cut your own Christmas tree’ lot on Oregon Road in Cutchogue

It’s time to get that Christmas tree.

Here are 12 places on the North Fork and Shelter Island where you can buy a fresh, pine-scented Douglas fir and other varieties.

Not sure what kind of tree to get?  Click here for our handy North Fork Christmas tree guide.

If you’re feeling really ambitious, six of the following places will let you cut your own. Just remember that most tree sales don’t begin until the weekend after Thanksgiving, so be sure to call ahead.

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11/25/13 12:37pm
Photo by Katharine Schroeder | Enya Gray, left, and Lillian Jenkins of Southold admire the Christmas tree at the village gazebo in Southold.

Photo by Katharine Schroeder | Enya Gray, left, and Lillian Jenkins of Southold admire the Christmas tree at the village gazebo in Southold.

The North Fork isn’t a special place only in the midst of a balmy summer. The crisp autumn air and winter snow provide the perfect environment to connect with others and bask in holiday warmth and cheer. Christmas tree and menorah lightings, visits from Santa, holiday shopping, New Year’s Eve parties and even great community service opportunities offer resident and visiting North Forkers an array of holiday opportunities. With these events, you’re likely to shake off your humbug and find reason to toast the good life.  (more…)

07/11/13 8:00am
Cutchogue Fire Department BBQ

Photo by Katharine Schroeder | Cutchogue Fire Department members Everett Glover, left, and Anthony Shannon flip some of the thousands of chickens served at the Cutchogue Fire Department’s annual barbecue.

There are plenty of barbecue fundraisers to choose from on the East End, but perhaps none is more popular than the one held by the Cutchogue Fire Department in late August.

Now in its 57th year, the summertime tradition is considered Long Island’s largest chicken barbecue, serving more than 3,000 people each year. Tickets sell out fast, so get ’em while you can. (more…)