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

NAACP Presents “Environmental Justice is Civil Rights” at Suffolk County Historical Society

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

NAACP Presents: ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IS CIVIL RIGHTS Series.  The Brookhaven NAACP Presents “Environmental Justice is Civil Rights: Long Island Retrospective” - Talk, Tour, and Panel Discussion. Join the discussion as members of the Brookhaven NAACP are joined with panelists from local interest groups as we discuss environmental issues from both past and present. Learn what you […]

Free

Get Inspired Bargain Book Sale at Hallockville Museum Farm

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

Get out of the house and get inspired at Hallockville's new early Spring Bargain Book sale. Craft and cooking books, patterns, fabric, yarn and more! Plus our newly set up Spring gift shop will be open as well! Everything very reasonably priced, all proceeds go to the museum.

Get Inspired Bargain Book Sale at Hallockville Museum Farm

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

Get out of the house and get inspired at Hallockville's new early Spring Bargain Book sale. Craft and cooking books, patterns, fabric, yarn and more! Plus our newly set up Spring gift shop will be open as well! Everything very reasonably priced, all proceeds go to the museum.

Beekeeping Program Hive Building Workshop at Hallockville Museum Farm

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

New and Seasoned Beekeepers – join in to construct beehives. Join us for this free event to meet local fellow beekeepers and learn about Hallockville’s hands-on Bee Lab! Meet in the Naugles Barn (dress warm – no heat). Bring your own hive materials (if you have them), a hammer and good spirits. This event is […]

Free

Book & Bottle: “Lise Meitner: A Physics Love Story” at Suffolk County Historical Society

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

For Women's History Month, Edward Sierra will offer an engaging and informative presentation on the life and science of Lise Meitner. Born into a Jewish family, Meitner was an Austrian and later Swedish physicist who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics. She was one of the great experimentalists of her day. Einstein dubbed her "Our […]

$8

Southold Historical Lecture: “Keeping It Rooted on Long Island” with Chef Tom Schaudel

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

The third lecture in the Southold Historical Society's Winter Series titled: "Farm to Table: A Not So New Concept". Join famed local Chef Tom Schaudel for this free lecture. Renowned Chef Tom Schaudel will share his experience with using fresh, local ingredients. His menus have delighted the taste buds of many restaurant guests, but even […]

Free

Mattituck Historical Society Lecture: “Slavery on the North Fork” at Mattituck Senior Center

Veterans Beach 11020 Peconic Bay Boulevard, Mattituck, NY, United States

Mattituck Historical Society Lecture: “Slavery on the North Fork: 1668 to 1827” at the Mattituck Senior Center, 750 Pacific Street, Mattituck. 11 a.m. This program will also be held on Thursday, April 11 at 6 p.m. at the Mattituck Park District Community Room at Veteran’s Beach on Peconic Bay Boulevard. mlhistoricalsociety.org

Free

History Lecture: Lifestyles of 1640s Settlers and 1800s Sailors

Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society 18200 Main Road, Mattituck, NY, United States

Lecture: Life Styles: 1640s Settlers and 1800s Sailors at Mattituck Historical Society’s New Egypt Schoolhouse, 18200 Main Road, Mattituck. 2 p.m. mlhistoricalsociety.org

Free

Book & Bottle: “The Jews of Long Island 1705-1918” at Suffolk County Historical Society

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

In an engaging narrative, the author will tell the story of how Jewish communities were established and developed east of New York City, from Great Neck to Greenport and Cedarhurst to Sag Harbor. Including peddlers, farmers, and factory workers struggling to make a living, as well as successful merchants and even wealthy industrialists like the […]

$8

MLCA & MLHS Native Plant Sale

Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society 18200 Main Road, Mattituck, NY, United States

The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association is partnering with the Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society for a North Fork Native Plant Sale this weekend! If planting North Fork-native plants was not incentive enough, there are grants up to $500 for doing so, given by the LI Regional Planning Council. For complete details, please visit the website: lirpc.org/garden-rewards-program 

Mattituck History Day

Tours of three churches at 10 a.m., Walking Tours of Love Lane at Noon, 1 and 2 p.m., Graveyard Tours at 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. and Afternoon Tea and Museum Tour at 4 p.m. $20/tour or $50 for 3 tours. Tickets available online here.

$20 – $50

MLHS Lecture: Lady Lighthouse Keeper at Mattituck Senior Center

Southold Town Human Resource Center 750 Pacific Street, Mattituck, NY, United States

Stella Prince (right), who served as the keeper of the Horton Point Lighthose. |. Southold Historical Museum photo Author Mary Korpi discusses her historical novel, "The Lady Lighthouse Keeper," about Stella Prince, who served as the first female lighthouse keeper at the Horton Point Lighthouse in Southold. This lecture will be sponsored by the Mattituck-Laurel […]

History Through Music Concert Series at Suffolk County Historical Society Museum

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

Join the historical society in a celebration of history through music! Through this summer music concert series on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to Noon, they will be featuring local artists performing classical piano, country, folk, Latin guitar, jazz standards, and classical violin. Choose your favorite, or register to enjoy them all. These concerts are free […]

Free

Lecture: Ancient Artifacts of Eastern Long Island at Oysterponds Historical Society

Oysterponds Historical Society 1555 Village Lane, Orient, NY, United States

Dr. Lucinda Hemmick and Ephraim Horowitz of the Southold Indian Museum will present a free talk on the ancient landscape of Orient and the Native People who once lived there. Explore 12,000 years of history, Algonquian culture and the landscape that changed from the Ice Age to the present day. The technology of ancient hunting […]

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