7-10 p.m.: ‘Reflexions: Art in the Park’ at Grangebel Park, downtown Riverhead. A walkable, interactive art exhibition featuring artists’ interpretation of light. Exhibit includes elements of LED, incandescent, laser, fire, black light, day glow and photo luminescent displays. May also be viewed during the day as a standalone reflective art display. Free.
Thursday, Aug. 9, 5-9:30 p.m.: Alive on 25 in downtown Riverhead. Free summer street festival offering local craft beverages, wine, live music, artists, vendors, family-friendly activities and classic car show. Arts in the Park will open in Grangebel Park. Bands include Radio Riot and the Jan Hanna Band. Rain date Aug. 23. aliveon25.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
5-9:30 p.m.: Alive on 25, in downtown Riverhead. Free summer street festival offering local craft beverages, wine, live music, artists, vendors, family-friendly activities, classic car show. Bands include Ninjas Need Money and the Jan Hanna Band. aliveon25.com, email@example.com.
Sliding doors in the restaurant that are original to the house. (Photo credit: Krysten Massa)
From a more than 100-year-old historic house to a modern 21st century hotel and restaurant, the new Preston House and Hotel on East Main Street in downtown Riverhead is just about ready to open its doors. (more…)
A cold wintery day didn’t stop a cadre of Santas from storming downtown Riverhead for the third annual Santacon Pub Crawl.
The event, which started off slow but picked up steam as the sun set and the night grew colder, was set up in part to support a good cause. Proceeds from bracelet sales at Santacon benefitted RSVP Animal Welfare & Rescue Group, a nonprofit group that works against animal abuse and neglect. (more…)