The Week Ahead: Stargazing, Mystic Mermaids, NOFO Rock Fest III

Also, the Southold Town Planning Board and Town Board meet for work sessions and meetings this week.


• Southold Town’s planning board meets for work session on Monday at 4 p.m. at Town Hall to discuss site plans for ongoing projects at the on Route 25 in Southold and at regarding a new wine tasting facility in Mattituck. The board meets for its monthly public meeting on Monday at 6 p.m.

• Watch the at in Jamesport from 8 to 10 p.m. on Monday with a glass of wine and telescopes from the in Southold — $25pp includes a glass of wine. Call 631-779-2817 for tickets.


• Themeets for work session at 9 a.m. and for a regular meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday to discuss the human resources chapter of the town’s comprehensive plan, and Suffolk County Legis. Ed Romaine will talk to the board about a tick bourn disease task force.


• Check out . He starts the show at 6 p.m. at the piano in the bar area of the iconic on the Long Island Sound. Admission is free but don’t forget to tip him.


is still going strong, set up every Saturday morning beginning at 9 a.m. in the First Street lot of the. The market offers fresh locally grown produce, wine, honey, baked goods, and wine, and each week a different non-profit group is featured.

• Since the Discovery Channel decided to bump what was expected to be a fascinating for a fake documentary on the existence of horrifyingly creepy CGI mermaids called “Mermaids: The Body Found,” why not keep the dream alive at , Saturday at 5 p.m. The exhibit is a fully interactive experience, costumes are more than welcome and patrons are encouraged to stay for the "Mermaid Parade" after party.


• After a couple of concerts featuring big names of the folk and classic rock worlds, this year’s has been scaled down to a smaller tribute show celebrating the life of musician Levon Helm. The Dirt Farmer Band will headline and Miles to Dayton and North Fork duo the Second Hands will open the show Sunday at 3 p.m. at  , 31320 Main Rd, Cutchogue. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 day of show for anyone 17 and over. Admission is free for those 16 and under. Gates open at 2 p.m. No outside food or beverage permitted.

• The celebrates its 50th anniversary on Sunday at 5:30 p.m. atin Cutchogue. To revitalize the Southold Indian Museum, a group of volunteers on the North Fork are hosting a dinner-fundraiser. Established in 1962, the museum is the home of the Long Island Chapter of the New York Archaeological Association. Expect traditional Native American menu items and local wine. Admission is $125, which includes a one-year membership to the museum.

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