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North Fork Kicks of the Summer with Exciting Events

July 1st, 2017 by Mark Macnish

A couple take a selfie with the bug light on one of last year’s tours. (from East End Seaport website)

Summer is here and the North Fork of Long Island is in full gear. Beaches are ready and almost every winery has live music scheduled. But if you are still looking for something else to do, the East End is hopping with events and activities sure to please anyone.

And the best place to stay is in the heart of it with a Vacation Rental or a B&B stay. Both are available from Shorecrest Bed and Breakfast & Property Management for your next visit to North Fork, Long Island.

Enjoy a family vacation or reunion with friends by renting a private home on the North or South Fork of Long Island, N Y from Shorecrest Property Management, and even bring your pet! All our rental properties are child and pet friendly and we still have availability, plus one new spectacular 5 bedroom home on the South side of Southold overlooking a sandy beach on Shelter Bay. For more information on our rentals visit our website.

For information on B&B guest rooms visit www.shorecrestbedandbreakfast.com and click on the ‘Check availability – Guest rooms’ to access our on line reservation calendar.

To help you plan your stay, below are just a few things going on in the beginning of July on the North Fork.

 

Bug Light Cruise & Tour

July 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

This rare opportunity to visit an offshore lighthouse is a family-friendly excursion that includes: round-trip cruise from East End Seaport Museum to the iconic Long Beach Bar “Bug” Lighthouse, narrated tour from an expert guide, and time to explore a beloved North Fork landmark.

TICKETS: $39/Adult $29/ Members, Seniors (55+), Military $19/Children 3-15

Groups of 10+, please contact director@eastendseaport.org for reservations.

 

Fourth of July Parades

Fourth of July parades including the Oysterponds Historical Society 8th annual Heritage day Parade on July 2 starting at the Civil Ware Monument on Village lane.

 

Moonlight Cruise

July 6 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Take a moonlight cruise along the Peconic River on the Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat. Wine and cheese served, then return to shore and save 10% off your bill at the Seaside Grill

 

 

Open Days Program Garden Tour – North Fork

July 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

$7

Explore four private gardens in Cutchogue, Jamesport, and Mattituck, open for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. Highlights include a tufa garden of dwarf and miniature conifers and alpines, an orchard of heirloom apples and espaliered fruit trees, plants to attract wildlife and pollinators, water features, a formal knot garden, and a large collection of tropical and exotic plants. Begin at the garden of Conni Cross, or see website for additional locations; ending times vary. No reservations required; rain or shine. Admission is $7 per garden; children 12 & under free. For More Information: See www.opendaysprogram.org or call The Garden Conservancy toll-free weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, 1-888-842-2442.

 

‘Ladies Day on the Links’ golf outing

July 6 @ 9:00 am

8 a.m. continental breakfast; followed by 9 a.m. tee time and 1 p.m. buffet luncheon. Cash bar, prizes, 50/50 raffle. Hole-in-one prize sponsored by Joe and Helen Corso. Limited to 72 golfers. $125 per golfer. Registration deadline: July 1. Barbara Koch, 631-553-4857.

 

Chicken Barbeque

Good Old Fashioned Church Chicken BBQ at the Steeple community Church July 8 from 5 – 7 pm rain or shine. We serve chicken, potato, coleslaw, corn on the cob, roll, and watermelon. Tickets are $16.00 if purchased on or before July, $18.00 if purchased between July 2 – 8. For tickets call Jean at 631-722-4171, or email to jlapin224@yahoo.com. Our address is 656 Main Road, Aquebogue. Website: oldsteeplecommunitychurch.org. Last year we sold out so get your tickets early!

 

Make plans for these events or come out without plans and hostess Marilyn Marks will help plan your weekend with so many more events that are being held.

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