The weekend is almost here.
Looking for something fun to do?
We have your guide to the best-bets to get you through this wintery North Fork weekend.
Where/When: Vineyard Caterers, 978 Main Rd, Riverhead, NY 11901; Friday, February 4, 2011, 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Why Go: Gaming is fun and this casino night benefits , in Cutchogue; easing the guilt often associated with gambling. It features slots, table games, a Chinese auction, food, music and prizes for winners.
Pricing: Tickets cost $50 and each player will receive $50 in chips. For tickets, call 631-734-5166 or visit in Mattituck or in Southold.
Where/When: , 17150 County Road 48, Cutchogue, NY 11935; Friday, February 4, 2011, 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Why Go: It’s nice to have a place to go and enjoy wine "after hours,” before heading out to dinner at a local restaurant or to meet up with friends to plan your evening. Live music helps add to the relaxed atmosphere.
Pricing: It’s a winery happy hour, so look for reduced wine prices.
Where/When: Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Ave, Riverhead, NY 11901; Saturday, February 5, 2011, 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. (two, one-hour long sessions).
Why Go: Martha Clara has great wine. , in Mattituck, has yummy cheese. Learn how delicious life can be when you marry the two.
Pricing: Tickets are $25 and are available at Martha Clara Vineyards.
Where/When: , 54100 Route 25, Southold, NY 11971; Saturday, February 5, 2011, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Why Go: Caroline Doctorow, one of the East End’s best recording artists, will be performing with her band as well as with former East Hampton town board member and singer/songwriter Job Potter. The cool new art space inside of Rothman's Department Store is also worth a look. The event is taking place in conjunction with an art opening reception for artist Mike Stanko featuring the works used for Caroline Doctorow’s newest CD cover.
Where/When: , 55135 Route 25, Southold, NY 11971; Saturday, February 5, 2011, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Why Go: Steak rocks, and so does the Southold Fire Department. Plus, this fundraiser marks 125 years of service; a reason to celebrate.
Pricing: $25 per plate. Call 765-3385 or stop by the firehouse for tickets.
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