Paul Helbig is back on the guitar. Head over to Sherwood House for a little bit of wine and some much needed relaxation.
Tonight’s entry: “Tous les Matins du Monde,” 1991 French film directed by Alain Corneau.
As reviewed by imdb:
“TOUS LES MATINS DU MONDE is a French film directed by Alain Corneau, from a script by Corneau and Pascal Quignard. It stars Jean-Pierre Marielle, Gerard Depardieu, Guillaume Depardieu, Anne Brochet, and Carole Richert. Unrated, includes male and female nudity. In French with English subtitles.
TOUS LES MATINS DU MONDE is as serious, slow-paced, and sadly beautiful as the viola da gamba music that pervades the film. The story of the film concentrates on the conflict between the austere, cenobitic master of the viola da gamba (the ancestor of the modern cello), Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe — whose name is otherwise unknown — and a hack seeking fame and fortune in the court of Louis XIV, Marin Marais. Their personal conflict symbolizes the war between art and commercial success, a subject as relevant today as in the late 17th Century.”
full review here: http://www.imdb.com/reviews/16/1668.html
Oktoberfest craft beer paired with a four course German meal served family style, hosted by brewmeister Terrance Daly
The last weekend of summer kicks off the beginning of our fall harvest season, for many locals a favorite time of the year on the North Fork. We at Shorecrest Bed and Breakfast especially love week days on the North Fork during September and October. The weather is mild, we have the beaches and walking trails virtually to ourselves and can always get a reservation in our favorite restaurants.
We wanted to keep our guests informed about some of the new places popping up on the North Fork. The summer season brings the North fork to life. Here are some big updates & upcoming events.
Kontokosta Winery: Kontokosta is Greenport’s first winery and the only winery on the North Fork that is actually on the Sound. You can see the Sound from the tasting room. If you feel so inclined you can even walk to the endge of the bluff and look out onto the beach and the Sound. It is trully a relaxing and beautiful way to drink wine. We are so happy to welcome them to the North Fork. Aside the the view the entire building is made from repurposed materials and runs on wind power!
Shelter Island BBQ @ The Pridwin: Every Wednesday night until Labor Day the Pridwin hosts a BBQ Cookout like no other. They feature live music and an all-you-can-eat cookout menu. You can take the Shelter Island Ferry over or go by boat because they have dock space but it is first come, first serve. If you plan on going just call ahead so there’s enough food for everyone! (631-749-0476)
Moonlight Mondays & Twilight Tuesdays @ Corey Creek Vineyard: It’s a great feeling when you don’t have to leave the vineyard at 5PM or you can actually stop by a vineyard after work. Corey Creek Winery offers two late nights during the week of great food & Live music til’ 9PM. They have a BBQ by Custom Caterers on Monday and a rotating food truck on Tuesdays.
Provisons + Ingredients & The Winemaker’s Studio: This little shop is a must visit located next to The Winemaker’s Studio (also a must visit). Stock up on locally grown foods, meats & cheeses to take home with you. After you’re done stocking up for the summer wander next door to The Winemaker’s Studio by Anthony Nappa Wines and try out some exquisite local wines created by local winemakers & vineyards.
The 4th of July weekend calls for a perfect getaway to the North Fork.
Rent one of our studios or houses for the entire week and lounge at our two private beaches. Our lighthouse cottage is still available for that weekend! Check out the calendar for other availabilities, they’re filling up fast so hurry! After spending some time on the beach you should head over to the wineries. Many of the vineyards will have live music on 4th of July and every Sat. & Sun. Click here to check our availability and book!
Martha Clara vineyard will have live music on July Fourth. Two Man Acoustical Jam, winners Of The 2012 Battle of The Bands at Hecksher Park. This acoustic duo plays all forms of Rock, Pop, Party and Blues from the 60′s to now. Rain or Shine! Free Admission. Additional cost for wine and food.
They also have a Vines and Canines educational walk. Bring your dog down for an educational walk through the vineyard! A donation of a non-perishable dog or cat food item is required and will be donated to local shelter.
Fireworks! Fireworks! Fireworks!
Greenport Fire department will be setting off fireworks on July 3rd and July 6th at 10pm in honor of the Fourth of July!
There will be a July Fourth Concert and Fireworks from 6:30-10:00pm on the Peconic River waterfront in Riverhead. There will also be live music by Brady Rymer. A great event to take the family to while your enjoying your stay!
The month of June has a lot of great events coming up and we don’t want you to miss out! Father’s Day is this weekend and everyone out east is celebrating. Instead of giving him a tie or a golf club, why not take Dad to a winery this weekend? You can even bring the whole family and enjoy the strawberry season at it’s prime! The 59th annual Mattituck Lion’s Strawberry Festival will be held from June 13th-16th. There will be live music, rides, over 120 vendors for the craft fair, and a wide variety of strawberry desserts! Shorecrest Bed and Breakfast is celebrating the abundance of strawberries by serving them in granola yogurt parfaits or mixed with other fresh fruits. Yum!
SPARKLING POINTE Vineyard & Winery
June 16, 2013
Located just a couple of miles from Shorecrest Bed and Breakfast Sparkling Pointe winery is celebrating Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, from 2 – 5pm with a Cheers for Dad Father’s Day Barbeque featuring gourmet barbeque food from The Kitchen by Waterside Caterers, Port Jefferson Brewing Co. beer, Sparkling Pointe wine, and live jazz music by The Alexander Clough House Band. Tickets are $40 per person, $35 for Signature Wine Club members and $10 for children. Tickets include a glass of Sparkling Pointe wine or Port Jefferson Brewing Co. Beer; logo Port Jefferson Brewing Co. pint glass; gourmet BBQ food; and unlimited non-alcoholic Birch Beer. Tickets available at www.sparklingpointe.com.
59th Annual Strawberry Festival - June 13th-16th, 2013
Bring your family and friends to one of the North Fork’s best summer festivals in the height of the strawberry season.
“By late June on the North Fork the strawberry crop is reaching its peak and bursting with flavor. On Father’s Day weekend, at the peak of the strawberry harvest, the Mattituck Lions Club brings the community together for a special weekend of fun and purpose. Whether you’re here year-round, are a seasonal resident or are drawn here by the Festival, you’re in for a wonderful time while raising money for local non-profits.
Dig into the strawberry shortcake, sample the strawberries dipped in chocolate, try the strawberries any way you like them. Head over to the rest tent to enjoy live music. Then find out what over 100 arts and craft vendors have available for sale.
Cheer as the new Strawberry Queen is crowned. Experience the midway rides. Taste foods from around the world. The fun keeps going after the sun sets, so bring lawn chairs and enjoy the fireworks on Thursday and Friday.” - mattituckstrawberryfestival.org
If you can manage a quick mid week getaway Shorecrest still has a couple of rooms available on the 12th and 13th with a 20% discount on a 2 night stay, 10% on one night – to use towards the price of your ticket!
There will also be a wide assortment of musical acts and entertainment! See the schedule below and make sure to check out the website for more details: mattituckstrawberryfestival.org
Thursday June 13th
5:00PM – Hulling Night under the big tent – volunteers wanted for one the quintessential North Fork events
6:30 – 10:30PM – Carnival and Midway Open
Friday June 14th
6:30PM – 10:00PM – SOUTHBOUND; www.southbound.li
9PM – Fireworks
Saturday June 15th
11:30AM – 3:00PM – MILES TO DAYTON; www.milestodayton.net
3:00PM – Strawberry Festival Queen Coronation
4:00PM – 6:00PM – ROB EUROPE; www.reverbnation.com
6:30PM – 10:30PM – WHO ARE THOSE GUYS; www.whoarethoseguys.com
9PM – Fireworks
Sunday June 16th
11:00AM – 11:50PM – ROBERT BRUEY; www.robertbruey.com
12:00PM – 12:50PM – LIZA COPPOLA; www.lizacoppola.com
1:10PM 1:10 – 2:00PM – DON BRACKEN
2:20PM – 3:10PM – JEANETTE RUSSELL;
3:20PM – “BIG BUCKS” RAFFLE DRAWING
3:30pm – 4:45PM – SECOND HANDS; www.thesecondhands.com
The Shorecrest BnB is fully booked on June 14th and 15th but we do have our Studio Cottage available to rent on the Shelter Bay side of Southold Hamlet just a 13 minute drive away from the festival. Visit our reservation calendar to see photos and rates for the BnB rooms, rental houses and the Studio Cottage.
February 9 marks the beginning of Jazz on the Vine, the theme for the sixth consecutive 2013 Long Island Winterfest. This year it will go on for 6 weekends, from February 9 to March 17. In most cases, admission prices includes a glass of wine and a chance to win a gift basket of Long Island wines, not to mention an afternoon of great jazz performances.
Long Island Wine country will be hopping this winter with swinging jazz music and special events and offers. Our vineyards and wineries provide the perfect venue and backdrop to the cool sounds provided by the over 140 groups that will be featured during Winterfest. Sipping wine and listing to this amazing live music will be the pinnacle of your romantic east end get away.
But best of all… Winterfest coincides with Shorecrest’s Winter Romance getaway package. It’s $475 for a two nights stay and runs through April 2013. It’s good for any room and the package includes:
• A 2 night stay at Shorecrest Bed and Breakfast plus:
• $20 towards dinner for two at one of our favorite restaurants, either the Frisky Oyster, First and South or Noah’s in Greenport
• 2 x $50 gift certificates towards a one hour aromatherapy massage for each guest (non refundable and use optional)
• Our exclusive discount card to 24 wineries including free tastings
• A private wine class or in room champagne picnic.
Here is an example of the MANY performances in just one weekend:
February 16, Saturday
3:00 Pellegrini Vineyards- Spherical Flamenco Jazz Trio with Emma Larson
3:00 Palmer Vineyards- Mike Engle Vibratrio
3:00 Macari Vineyards & Wintery – Monday Michiru
4:30 Waters Crest Winery- Pearl Street Band
4:30 Raphael- Amina Figarova presented by Tanger Outlets
4:30 Duck Walk North-Morris Goldberg & Ojoyo
6:00 Martha Clara Vineyards- Matt Marshak Band
7:00 Live at the Indigo
February 17, Sunday
2:30 Pellegrini Vineyards- Jack Morelli Trio
2:30 Jamesport Vienyards- Adam Kromelow Trio
2:30 Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyards- The Natalie Fernandez Quartet
4:00 Bedell Cellars- Richie Siegler Latin Jazz
4:00 Raphael- Bakithi Jumalo Band
4:00 Lieb Cellars- Joseph Carter III Group