Lecture: “Jews on the East End” with Karl Grossman at Rogers Memorial Library

Rogers Memorial Library 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton, NY, United States

Karl Grossman, whose paternal grandparents settled in Sag Harbor more than a century ago, will discuss the history of Jews on the East End and their places of worship. He will talk about the oldest synagogue on Long Island, Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor; the Jewish Center of the Hamptons in East Hampton; Congregation […]

Free

Camp Wikoff: A Close Look at Montauk’s Recuperative Encampment for Spanish-American War Combatants at Rogers Memorial Library

Rogers Memorial Library 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton, NY, United States

Camp Wikoff: A Close Look at Montauk’s Recuperative Encampment for Spanish-American War Combatants When the Fifth Army Corps, including Roosevelt’s Rough Riders, returned to Montauk in the summer of 1898 following its swift and decisive victories over Spanish forces at Santiago de Cuba in the Spanish-American War, the men were mostly in terrible shape. Jeff […]

Free

Jim “Zak” Szakmary”s “A Veteran’s Reflections on the Vietnam War” at Suffolk County Historical Society

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

BOOK & BOTTLE A Veteran's Reflections on the Vietnam War A presentation by Jim "Zak" Szakmary Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM Members Free; Non-Members $5 Incudes wine & cheese + admission to current exhibits! RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 When Zak signed up for a three-year enlistment with the Marine Corps in 1967, the […]

$5,

Book & Bottle: “America’s Early Whalemen” with John Strong at Suffolk County Historical Society

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

BOOK & BOTTLE Event America's Early Whalemen: Indian Shore Whalers on Long Island, 1650-1750 With author John A. Strong, Ph.D. Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes light refreshments + admission to current exhibits! RSVP Required: 631-727-2881 x100 Dr. John Strong will explore his new book America's Early Whalemen on […]

$5,

Coffee & A Good Book: “Long Island and the Civil War” at Hallockville Museum Farm

Hallockville Museum Farm 6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY, United States

What is better than getting all cozy with a cup of coffee and a good book when the weather is chilly? Come join us at Hallockville for our Coffee & a Good Book Winter Lecture Series, being held between February and March! This three-part series is sponsored by Hampton Coffee Company and explores important facets at the core of […]

$10

Facing the Hidden History of Slavery on the East End

Bay Street Theatre 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY, United States

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, cohosting with Eastville Community Historical Society, will present the 5th Annual Black History Month Celebration on Sunday, Feb. 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. This year’s program will explore the history of slavery on the East End of Long Island and the omission of […]

$15 – $20

Coffee & A Good Book: “Murder on Long Island” at Hallockville Museum Farm

Hallockville Museum Farm 6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY, United States

What is better than getting all cozy with a cup of coffee and a good book when the weather is chilly? Come join us at Hallockville for our Coffee & a Good Book Winter Lecture Series, being held between February and March! This three-part series is sponsored by Hampton Coffee Company and explores important facets at the core of […]

$10

SHS Lecture: “The History of Our Local Edible Oyster” at Peconic Landing

Peconic Landing 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY, United States

Southold Historical Society’s Winter Lecture Series continues into early spring with “The History of our Local Edible Oyster” April 2, 2019 at 4pm Peconic Landing Auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Rd. Greenport, NY 11944 The Southold Historical Society is pleased to be partnering with Peconic Landing to offer one more presentation in the Winter Lecture Series (which […]

Free

Silent Film & Music with J.K. Hodge at the Suffolk County Historical Society

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

SILENT FILM PROGRAM: Lecture, Film, & Musical Performance by Long Island composer J. K. Hodge Thursday, April 4, 2019 – 6:00 pm Refreshments, beverages, and popcorn will be served at this family-friendly event. Join us for a special lecture, film, and musical program focused on the nostalgia of the silent film era. This special event […]

$15

Book & Bottle: “A Penny Postcard View of Long Island” with Historian Noel J. Gish at Suffolk County Historical Society

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

BOOK & BOTTLE Event A Penny Postcard View of Long Island With historian Noel J. Gish Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 1:00 PM Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes light refreshments + admission to current exhibits! RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 Penny postcards, first introduced by the U.S. government in 1893, tell us much about Long Island's past. Depicting nostalgic Long […]

$5,

Opening Reception for “When Women Wore Whales” at the Suffolk County Historical Society

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

OPENING RECEPTION: "When Women Wore Whales" Saturday, April 13, 2019 – 1:00 pm This Weathervane Gallery exhibit illustrates the impact of the whaling industry on the women's fashion industry in the nineteenth century. Come see how busks, boning, and bayleen were used in form-fitting women's garments and accessories. Free opening reception admission + light refreshments.

Tea & Talk: The Fly Girls: “The Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II” at Suffolk County Historical Society

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

TEA & TALK: The Fly Girls: The Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II, with guest speaker Bruce Kagan. $25 per person. Includes assorted teas, fancy finger sandwiches, and sweets! Learn about the contributions of “The Fly Girls” (as they called themselves) and how they piloted powerful and dangerous aircraft, simulated strafing missions, and transported cargo […]

$25

Book & Bottle: “The Big Duck & Eastern Long Island’s Duck Farming Industry” at Suffolk County Historical Society

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

BOOK & BOTTLE featuring Susan Van Scoy on The Big Duck & Eastern LI's Duck Farming Industry Thursday, June 6, 2019 – 6:00 pm The author will trace the fascinating and largely unknown history of Long Island's iconic Big Duck, as well as eastern Long Island's duck farming industry, both the subjects of her recently […]

$5

Eastville Community Historical Society presents Voices of Virtue and “Running Scared, Running Free” at Guild Hall

Guild Hall 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY, United States

5:30pm Reception 7pm Voices of Virtue Choir, led by Rachel Blackburn 8pm Running Scared, Running Free A Sal St. George Production With Carolyn Brown, Darren St. George, and Jordan Gee Q & A immediately following with cast, writer Sal St. George, and Eastville’s director Dr. Georgette Grier-Key Long Island’s History comes alive with an interactive […]

$20

Water Mill Day Celebration at the Water Mill Village Green

Water Mill Community House 743 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY, United States

Water Mill Day Celebration Friday, June 14, 2019 4:00pm – 8:00pm (Rain date Sunday, June 16, 4:00-8:00pm) Water Mill Village Green, NY 11976 (Water Mill Tours of: Community House, Windmill, Veterans Memorial, Museum, Cemetery) Come learn about Water Mill! The Water Mill Community invites the public in celebrating Water Mill’s 375th Anniversary and Water Mill […]

Free

A Taste of Australia Didgeridoo Workshop at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

Quogue Wildlife Refuge 3 Old Country Road, Quogue, NY, United States

G’day mate…come and make your own Didgeridoo, Dot Paint it in the traditional Australian Aboriginal style, then learn how to play it. Australian Chris Pitkin will talk to you about Australia’s Aboriginal culture and the Didgeridoo – Yidaki – the world’s oldest wind instrument. He’ll show you how to Dot Paint your Didge the traditional […]

$30

Opening Reception for “Slavery in Southold” at Southold Historical Society

Southold Historical Society Museum Complex Route 25 and Maple Lane, Southold, NY, United States

Southold Historical Society is proud to announce the installation of a new exhibition titled “Slavery in Southold.” Community members are invited to a view the exhibition on Friday, August 16 at 5pm to take a close look at this difficult but important period of local history. The exhibition is housed in the Society’s Thomas Moore […]

Lecture: “The Wickham Murders – What happened in Cutchogue in June of 1854” at the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library

Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library 27550 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY, United States

The Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library Community room Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Admission is FREE Refreshments available One morning in June of 1854, the quiet farming community of Cutchogue awoke to find out that a horrifying tragedy had happened within the borders of their peaceful hamlet. The double murder of Frances and James […]

Free

Shelter Island Celebrates Anniversary of MLK’s “I Have A Dream” Speech

Virtual Meeting

To honor the 57th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the Shelter Island Health and Wellness Alliance and the Shelter Island Public Library are sponsoring an online event on Friday, August 28, 2020 from 5-6:30 pm. The zoom webinar program was conceived as a follow-up to the student-lead June 14 protest […]

Free Admission

Hallockville Museum Farm Country Fair & Craft Show

Hallockville Museum Farm 6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY, United States

The North Fork will come alive with old-fashioned fun on Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18, when Hallockville Museum Farm hosts its 41st Country Fair and Craft Show. Families are encouraged to “unplug” and enjoy a day at an authentic country fair, much as folks would have done a century ago, complete with wagon and […]

$10

Art for History’s Sake to Benefit WHB Historical Society

Fauna 6 Parletto Drive, Westhampton Beach, New York, United States

You are invited to attend ART FOR HISTORY’S SAKE  A BENEFIT AND AUCTION FOR WESTHAMPTON BEACH HISTORICAL SOCIETY Wednesday, September 21, 2022 4:30 to 6:30pm Fauna  6 Parlato Drive Westhampton Beach $75: Members     $85 Non-Members Works of local artists and artisans past and present Will be auctioned *****  Call: 631-288-1139 or visit www.whbhistorical.org

$75 – $85

Oral History Interviewing for Families at Montauk Library

Montauk Library 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY, United States

At the Montauk Library on Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 2:30, genealogist April Lynne Earle will present "Oral History Interviewing for Families." Ms. Lynne will provide examples of the best techniques to conduct an oral history interview. Suitable for all ages. Free & Open to the public. Registration is required. More Information: Join librarian and […]

Hamptons WhoDunIt Festival

The Hamptons Mystery & Crime Festival, also known as the Hamptons Whodunit, will present its inaugural edition in East Hampton Village from Thursday, April 13 through Sunday, April 16. The festival was created for fans of mysteries, thrillers, suspense, and true crime stories, and will take place at venues throughout the Village of East Hampton, including […]

Walking History Tour at Hallock State Park

Hallock State Park 6062 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY, United States

Hallockville Museum Farm will host four Walking History Tours in 2023 that will showcase historical, architectural, cultural and ecological influences that have shaped the North Fork from the 1700s to today. “As a museum, Hallockville’s role is not limited to preserving local history, we have a duty and a desire to educate and enlighten,” said […]

Free

Lecture Series: Hidden Cosmopolitanism of the Arab World at Bay Street Theater

Bay Street Theatre 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY, United States

Sag Harbor resident and Middle East expert, Ken Dorph, will delivers a two-part lecture entitled Hidden Cosmopolitanism of the Arab World, which examines the diversity of Arabs with a focus on their evolving views on religious minorities and gender. Part I is held Thursday, April 20, at 7 p.m. Part II is held Thursday, April 27, at […]

$20

Talk: Sperm Whales: The Gentle Goliaths of the Ocean at Southampton History Museum

Southampton Historical Museum 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY, United States

For centuries, the sperm whale has fascinated us—the world’s largest toothed predator. Like many of our co-inhabitants on the planet, sperm whales were nearly hunted to the brink of extinction. While the most famous sperm whale of all is Moby Dick, it was a young male nicknamed Physty—who fell ill in the early 1980s and […]

Free

Flanders Village Historical Society Exhibition Opening at Community Center

David W. Crohan Community Center 655 Flanders Road, Riverhead, NY, United States

From September 14 – November 30, the Flanders Village Historical Society is presenting an exhibit of photographs chosen not only for their historical interest, but also for their quality and artistic value. The exhibit can be seen at the David W. Crohan Community Center, 655 Flanders Road (Route 24) Flanders. Opening receptions are being held  on Thursday, […]

Opening Reception for “Between the Bay and the Sound: A North Fork Family Album” at Suffolk County Historical Society

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

BETWEEN THE BAY AND THE SOUND: A North Fork Family Album  From the Private Collection of Ellen Doughty Korsower. Curated by Helene Verin.  Opening Reception Saturday, September 16, 2023, 1:00 PM Admission $5 (free for members). Includes refreshments.  After buying a Jamesport bungalow in 2013, curator/designer Helene Verin was inspired to learn more about the family […]

$5

Book Reading: “Accused of Witchcraft in New York” with Scott R. Ferrara

Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library 27550 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY, United States

“Accused of Witchcraft in New York,” a book talk with author Scott R. Ferrara at the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Free Library, 27550 Main Road, Cutchogue. The history of infamous witch trials and witchcraft accusations is deeper than just those most often discussed at Salem. The Empire State has had numerous moments of pandemonium over the potential […]

Free

Southold Historical Winter Talk: “The Emergence of a True North Fork Cuisine”

Peconic Recreation Center 920 Peconic Lane, Peconic, NY, United States

The Southold Historical Society holds the first lecture in its Winter Series, featuring the well-known North Fork Chef and Author John Ross on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. at the Southold Town Recreation Center. Mr. Ross will discuss “The Emergence of a True North Fork Cuisine”.  He has been a professional chef since 1965 […]

Free

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