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Members of the Goldsmith family attend the Hal Goldsmith exhibit opening reception, 2013.

2014 Events

(Updated 6/17/2014)

January  18     Treasure Exchange re-opens on a limited schedule

In January through March the exchange will only be open on Saturday.  They will re-open full-time in April (see below).

January  27     Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting will take place at 5pm on January 27th, 2014 at Founder's Landing on Hobart Road in Southold.

March  11     Potluck Supper

Join at 5:30 pm at Jeni's Main Street Grill, whose owner has volunteered the space, for a fine evening of homemade food and wonderfully crafted desserts.  The Grill is located next to the Prince Building on Main Road in Southold.

April  1     Treasure Exchange Opens Full-time

The Society's antiques and collectibles consignment shop (for more information click HERE) opens to the public for its full schedule beginning April 1, 2014 at the Society's Prince Building.  Come and hunt for that rare print, elegant chandelier, or vintage toy.  Join us at the only Antiques and Collectibles consignment shop on the North Fork!  First consignments will be received April 1, 2014.  From April on the exchange is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm.  Consignments are welcomed on each Tuesday until 2pm.

April  3     April Showers Dinner

Join us this afternoon and evening for the Society's annual dinner at the Soundview Inn on the Sound.  There will be a fifty-fifty cash raffle as part of the festivities.  The dinner has seating available from the noon until the 8pm.  Tickets are $25 per person and includes salad, main course, coffee or tea, and dessert.

April 5     Photography Exhibit "Life at Fort Terry" Opens

When there was not a World War occupying the soldiers stationed at Fort Terry on Plum Island, they enjoyed a wide array of recreational activities.  Many of these were captured through photographs that will be featured in this exhibition. The exhibit will be on display in The Reichert Family Center's Cosden Price Gallery through May 17!

April  26     Annual Art Auction

At this event we will offer a variety of artworks by living local artists (some will be present) as well as those by the historic artists we know so well. $10 entry fee, includes wine and hors d'oeuvres - spend the rest of your hard earned money on a beautiful artwork for your home or office! The Auction will be held at Castello  di Borghese Vineyard in Cutchogue, NY.  Preview from 6:00 to 7:00, auction begins at 7pm.  To view lots in the auction, click on the 'Auction of Fine Art' link on our home page.

May  4     Founder's Tea

This event is for Members only!

May  24     Nautical Museum at Horton Point Lighthouse Opens

Visit our most popular attraction, the Horton Point Lighthouse that was originally laid out by George Washington.  Marvel at the Nautical and Maritime artifacts.  The Lighthouse is open Saturday and Sunday, 11:30 am - 4pm.  For Memorial Day Weekend the Lighthouse will be open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (5/24-5/26).

June 1     North Shore Art Guild "Titmus & Alexander" Exhibit Opens

North Shore Art Guild artists Mac Titmus and Christopher Alexander will be featured in this two-man exhibition.  This exhibit will be on display at the Reichert Family Center through June 14th.

June  7     Annual Society Yard Sale

The Southold Historical Society will hold a garage sale on the front porch of the Prince Building on Main Road on June 7th at 8:30am.  The sale will include material donated by various Society members to benefit our programs and activities.  Watch the papers for times!

June 13     Amei Wallach Film Screening "Enter Here"

Join us at Peconic Landing in Greenport for the presentation of Amei Wallach's new documentary film, "Illya and Emilia Kabakov: Enter Here."  The film will be shown and followed by a question and answer period.  Presentation begins at 7:30 pm in the auditorium of Peconic Landing in Greenport.  For more information click here.

June 26     "Jim & The Girls" Mini-Exhibit

This exhibition features works by the late local painter Jim Murphy and some of his fellow artists.  This little show will be up just through the weekend (June 26-29) at the Reichert Family Center, so be sure to catch it!  For more details, click HERE!

July 3     Barbara Bilotta Exhibition opens

The Southold Historical Society is pleased to announce it is hosting a special exhibition, entitled “Rhythm & Blues,” featuring the artworks of award winning artist Barbara Bilotta at its Reichert Family Center, Cosden-Price Gallery. This exhibit of original works will be on display from July 3 through August 2, 2014 in the gallery, which is located at 54127 Main Road, Southold, NY. An artist reception will be held Thursday, July 3, 5-7pm.  For more details, click HERE!

July  5     Maple Lane Complex opens to the Public

Bring out the family and enjoy a tour of our grounds, including the Ann Currie-Bell House, Thomas Moore House, Pine Neck Barn and many other buildings. Open Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday 1-4pm. There is an admission fee.

July  5     Summer Exhibition "Long Island SIgns" opens

The Southold Historical Society is pleased to announce it is hosting an exhibition of historic signs that were created on Long Island between 1830 and 1930 over the summer at the Society’s Ann Currie-Bell House - Mayne Memorial Gallery. This exhibit of original signs will be on display from July 5 through October 12, 2014 in the gallery, which is located at 55200 Main Road, Southold, NY. For more details, click HERE!

July  12     Summer Gala Fundraiser at Brecknock Hall

Join us for this summer's special fundraiser at the beautiful and historic mansion, Brecknock Hall.  This years summer gala will take place from 5pm to 8pm and will include a silent auction, music, fine food and other refreshments.

July  19    Hidden City Orchestra at Horton Point Lighthouse

Join us for the first of 3 summer concerts-performances at the Horton Point Lighthouse, located at 3575 Lighthouse Road, Southold, NY.  Concert begins at 6pm, tickets are $10 for adults, children under 12 are free. In case of rain, the concert will be performed at the Southold Presbyterian Church, located at 53100 Route 25, Southold, NY.

July  26    Jaguar Priest (rock 'n roll) at Horton Point Lighthouse

Join us for the second of 3 summer concerts-performances at the Horton Point Lighthouse, located at 3575 Lighthouse Road, Southold, NY.  Concert begins at 6pm, tickets are $10 for adults, children under 12 are free. In case of rain, the concert will be performed at the Southold Presbyterian Church, located at 53100 Route 25, Southold, NY.

August  2     Annual Ice Cream Social

The annual ice cream social will take place on Saturday, August 2nd from 1-4pm.  Come and enjoy amazing  ice cream, hayrides, children’s games, tours, face painting, live music, and other great activities.  Admission is free, but tickets need to be purchased on-site for ice cream and for activities. 

August 16     "Evening of Broadway" at Horton Point Lighthouse

Join us for the third of 3 summer concerts-performances at the Horton Point Lighthouse, located at 3575 Lighthouse Road, Southold, NY.  Concert features local musician Bill Roslak, and begins at 6pm, tickets are $10 for adults, children under 12 are free. In case of rain, the concert will be performed at the Southold Presbyterian Church, located at 53100 Route 25, Southold, NY.

September - December     Fall Lecture Series

Each year the Society hosts half a dozen experts in regional history in cooperation with Peconic Landing in Greenport.  Click HERE for more information!

September 14-27     Cloud 9 Exhibit at the Reichert Center

Join us for a exhibition of North Fork landscapes by a group of painters who make that genre their specialty.  Click HERE for more information.

October     Step Back in History Week Programs

Children from all over the North Fork come to the Historical Society for a series of educational (and fun!) activities.  Nearly 1,000 children will attend this series again where they will learn about daily life in the past..

October 18     Fall Exhibition "No Peeking" Opens

This exhibit will focus on the history of prostitution on the North Fork.  Watch for more details!

October 12     Complex Closes

October 13     Horton Point Lighthouse Closes

November  13     Harvest Dinner

Join us on November 13th from 12noon -8pm for our new Harvest Dinner.   The dinner, which will take place at the Soundview Restaurant, will feature "comfort food" as we begin our descent into the winter months.  Tickets are $25 per person and there will also be a 50/50 cash raffle.  Entree choices for the evening include Pot Roast and Salmon.

November  28    Annual Candlelight Holiday Tour

The Southold Historical Society will host its annual Candlelight Tour at the Museum grounds on the Main Road opposite the Firehouse on Friday November 28, 2014 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. All buildings will be decorated for the holiday season and open to the public. Farm and home craft demonstrations will take place in the various buildings, strolling musicians will be on the grounds, Santa will be visiting, and refreshments will be served. The annual tree lighting at 5:00 p.m. will be accompanied by caroling led by the Southold High School Chorus Ensemble. No admission charge, donations accepted.

December  7     Holiday Tea

This event is for Members only!

December  23 - January 1     Society Office Closed for the Holidays

 
 

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