For the 11th year, local artists and poets will team up to raise money for the historic Poquatuck Hall in Orient.
Step inside the holiday-themed and decorated homes of East Marion and Orient residents to celebrate the season and help a good cause.
Oysterponds Historical Society hosts its annual Holiday House Tour this Saturday, December 10 from noon to 4 p.m. The self-guided tour features new and old homes dressed in seasonal finery. (more…)
Ready or not, here comes Halloween. From haunted houses to ghostly corn mazes to costume parties, there is something for everyone on the North Fork and Shelter Island this spooky season.
Here are 13 Halloween happenings. (more…)
The old maxim “a picture is worth a thousand words” comes to mind when describing what happens at the annual Poetry at Poquatuck benefit in Orient.
Eleven local visual artists are paired with writers — most from the North Fork, some published and some not — to create poetry inspired by the artists’ paintings and images.
“Some poetry, just like some paintings, you just feel something by looking at it,” said organizer and participating poet Yvonne Lieblein, who began pairing writers and artists together for the event three years ago. (more…)
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…)