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Valentine and Winterfest celebrations on North Fork, Long Island

Heart shaped rocks collected by family and guests found walking the Shorecrest Long Island Sound Beach

Shorecrest Bed and Breakfast is celebrating the weekend before Valentine’s day with great offers when you come to stay at the only BandB on the Long Island Sound. Choose from a free wine class or champagne picnic with a two night stay or discount on massage for one or two in our spa porch. We have packages which include dinner and a wine tour and always check our website for last minute cancellations when we offer a ‘Procrastinators special’. Visit our reservation calendar or call us at 631 765 1570 to plan your East End getaway.

Jazz on the Vine is the theme for this years Long Island Winterfest event which kicks off this weekend with the first of a three event series of one-hour talks presented by the East End Arts Council at locations in Greenport, Southampton and Riverhead.

The series launches at 1pm on Saturday February 12 at Brecknock Hall in Greenport with internationally renowned saxophonist David Liebman; author, scholar and pianist Dr. Lewis Porter and hosted by trombonist Ray Anderson. They will be discussing the recordings of John Coltrane in ‘Trane’s Travels: Giant Steps to Ascension’, and demonstrating musical examples by performing them in the elegant surroundings of Brecknock Hall.

Wineries throughout the North Fork will be hosting musical talent each weekend. Below is a calendar of the events taking place.  For maps of the locations visit the Area Attractions page of the Shorecrest Bed and Breakfast web site and click on the Vineyards map page tab; to learn more about the musicians who will be performing visit the East End Arts Council musicians page for a complete list of performers and links to their own websites:

Saturday February 12th:

1.30pm – Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard – Nick Demopoulos Trio

3 pm – Bedell Cellars Jazz on the Half Shell

3pm – Laurel Lake Vineyards Carloz Jimenez

4.30pm – Sherwood House Vineyards  – Lobenstein Solerno

4.30pm – Raphael – David Liebman and Lewis Porter

Sunday February 13th

2pm – Castello di Borghese – David Amram Quartet

2pm – Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard – Dan Aran Trio

3.30pm – Osprey’s Dominion – Carl Burnett

3.30pm – Clovis Point – Julian Waterfall Pollack

Valentine’s Day Wine & Cheese Pairing and Jazz on the Vine

Jazz on the Vine and Valentine’s Day pair up at the Peconic Bay Winery on February 14th.  This is sure to be a special Valentine’s Day with a special visit to Peconic Bay Winery.  From 1-3 P.M. saxophonist and composer Sarah Manning will be perform with Shatter & the Glass Quartet.  Originally from New England, Sarah Manning is now back on the East Coast and sounding better than ever, with her own unique voice.  

The performance will then be followed by a special Valentine’s Day Wine and Cheese Pairing from 4-6 P.M. which will feature a variety of fine local cheeses from The Village Cheese Shop and of course, locally grown wine from Peconic Bay Winery.  The Valentine’s Wine and Cheese Pairing will feature a variety of five cheeses, each paired with two different wines.  Thus, showing the diversity of the wines and how different wines can be paired with a specific cheese.  Of course, the Valentine’s Day Wine and Cheese Pairing would not be complete with a chocolate surprise!  

While the jazz performance will be free of charge, the Wine and Cheese Pairing is $29.00 person and reservations are required.  This is a very popular event and call 761-734-7361 for reservations. 

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day Wine & Cheese Pairing and Jazz on the Vine

Jazz on the Vine and Valentine’s Day pair up at the Peconic Bay Winery on February 14th.  This is sure to be a special Valentine’s Day with a special visit to Peconic Bay Winery.  From 1-3 P.M. saxophonist and composer Sarah Manning will be perform with Shatter & the Glass Quartet.  Originally from New England, Sarah Manning is now back on the East Coast and sounding better than ever, with her own unique voice.  

The performance will then be followed by a special Valentine’s Day Wine and Cheese Pairing from 4-6 P.M. which will feature a variety of fine local cheeses from The Village Cheese Shop and of course, locally grown wine from Peconic Bay Winery.  The Valentine’s Wine and Cheese Pairing will feature a variety of five cheeses, each paired with two different wines.  Thus, showing the diversity of the wines and how different wines can be paired with a specific cheese.  Of course, the Valentine’s Day Wine and Cheese Pairing would not be complete with a chocolate surprise!  

While the jazz performance will be free of charge, the Wine and Cheese Pairing is $29.00 person and reservations are required.  This is a very popular event and call 761-734-7361 for reservations. 

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day on the North Fork of Long Island

 

Valentine’s Day is for lovers, and lovers will enjoy a romantic getaway to the North Fork of Long Island.  The Shorecrest Bed and Breakfast guest rooms offer spectacular water views over Long Island Sound and that says it all!  There is something about crisp blue skies, sunshine, and water views that ignite that romantic spark in everyone.  Couple that with a Victorian mansion and what more can we say?

During your Valentine’s Day escape, enjoy a stroll along the beach, visit the local wineries for wine tours, do a little shopping in Greenport or at the outlet stores, visit our local galleries, enjoy an afternoon tea, do a little bird watching, or perhaps a drive along the ocean.  This is a peaceful time on Long Island and a lovely time to escape from the hectic life of the city. 

Make your Valentine’s Day getaway special and join us on the North Fork of Long Island.  Happy Valentine’s Day!

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