With great weather and clear skies on the horizon for the next couple of days, take a minute to review these highlights from our calendar of weekend events:
A wine and cheese reception for an art show at in Southold featuring the works of Dolores Castrucci will be held on April 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. Castrucci of Southold is known for her oil paintings of beautiful North Fork landscapes.
Join the staff of for a whimsical night of wine and stargazing on the back lawn behind the barn at their Jamesport location on Friday from 8 to 10 p.m. Bring a blanket and picnic, and they’ll provide the wine and stars. Astronomers from the Custer Institute of Southold will guide you through a tour of the night's sky with several of their best telescopes. It’s $25 per person and includes a glass of wine (additional wine can be purchased). Call 631-779-2817 for tickets.
Ron Rothman, author and owner of e in Southold will be available Saturday morning at 10 a.m. at his store to sign copies of his book about the friendship his grandfather had with the famous Albert Einstein. Stop in to pickup a signed copy of this book that tells the story about the summer of 1939 that is a part of the history of the North Fork.
The Great Waiter Race on Sunday at 10 a.m. will benefit health and wellness activities at Waiters must reach a finish line by walking as fast as possible while balancing a stemmed glass on a serving tray. The contents of the glass will be provided by BodyArmor. Fees are due by April 14 at 5 p.m. Participants are asked to raise more than the $50 fee. Money will be divided between the hospital and the winner of the race. The race will start at the hospital's on Main Street and end in front of
Aand Oysteria in Southold will host its own version of “Iron Chef” on Sunday at 12 p.m. Chefs Tom Schaudel and Jeff Uguil will welcome guest chef Christopher Augusta of They will serve up a three course menu.
Thinking of sending the kids to camp this summer? You might want to check out the 4-H Camp open house ahead of the summer season on Sunday at 10 a.m. Interested families can tour the summer campgrounds and cabins. There are day and overnight camp opportunities for kids ages 6 to 16.
Stuff happens on the North Fork. Be sure to stay with North Fork Patch for our comprehensive events listings: northfork.patch.com/search/events.