09/16/16 6:00am
The Lenz Winery hosts the merlot Classic this Saturday. (Credit: Vera Chinese, file photo)

The Lenz Winery hosts its annual Merlot Classic this Saturday. (Credit: Vera Chinese, file photo)

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.

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08/15/16 6:03am
Hoblin in front of her creation at Little Creek Oysters in Greenport (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Hoblin in front of her artwork at Little Creek Oysters in Greenport (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Her chalkboard art has become ubiquitous on the North Fork, especially in Greenport, where her work adorns the walls of restaurants like First & South, 1943 Pizza Bar and the Little Creek Oyster Farm and Market.

It’s hard to believe that Kara Hoblin got into the medium that launched her artistic career by accident.

“I’ve had a long journey where I had to make a lot of changes and let a lot of stuff go,” Hoblin said. “Some of those when chalk came into my life.” (more…)