Members of the
Goldsmith family attend the Hal Goldsmith exhibit
opening reception, 2013.
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
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
May 4 Founder's Tea
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 26 "Jim & The
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), so be sure to catch it!
July 3 Barbara Bilotta Exhibition opens
Watch for more details!
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
July 12 Summer
at Brecknock Hall
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.
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.
September - December Fall
Each year the Society hosts half a dozen experts in
regional history in cooperation with Peconic Landing in
Greenport. Watch for your mailer!
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
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
December 23 - January 1 Society Office Closed for the