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Christmas Tree Traditions on the North Fork

If you have never cut a live tree for Christmas before, consider doing it this Christmas. It will create special memories for years to come, especially if you make a weekend of it! The North Fork of Long Island is THE place for cutting your live Christmas tree, and there are several great Christmas tree farms where you can do it. You don’t have to be a lumber jack, the friendly folk at the Christmas tree farms will give you as much help as you require. Just bring a pair of work gloves and cord. Most places even supply the cord, but you never know if they may run out so best to be prepared! Here is a list of … Continue reading

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This Year, Have A North Fork Christmas!

Nothing can be more heart-warming than a weekend stay on the North Fork during the holiday season. The down-home country charm is woven in to every holiday event and is guaranteed to get you into the Christmas spirit. In addition to these festive and charming happenings, every member North Fork Bed and Breakfast Association B&B is decked out for the holidays and your host can guide you the best places to eat and let you know about many more events. Plus there is great holiday shopping at all the quaint small town boutiques, or at the Tanger Outlets on your way out or home. Listed here are just a few holiday happenings to entice you. Eat, Drink and Be Sparkling … Continue reading

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Celebrate “Halloweekend” on the North Fork

This year there are many inventive and exciting ways to celebrate Halloween on the North Fork, and a stay at North Fork Bed and Breakfast Association member inn would make it one of the most memorable Halloween weekends you’ve ever had. On Friday, Oct. 30, the 250 year-year-old Hallockville Museum Farm in Aquebogue will have a 50-minute Haunted Museum Tour. Storytellers will take visitors on a spooky ride and recite stories like the tale of the phantom officer and the spectral bride. The stories will be based on historical occurrences, local folklore and urban legend. Admission is $7 per person. Tour begins at 4:30 and the last tour leaves at 7:30. For advance tickets and more information visit hallockville.com. The … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Cutchogue Holiday House Tour 

Come to Cutchogue and enjoy the third annual Cutchogue Holiday House Tour on Saturday, December 5, 2015. Festive and beautifully decorated homes in the heart of North Fork’s wine country will open their doors to ring in the spirit of the season. In addition to three Bed and Breakfasts, the tour includes a tasting at North Fork’s original vineyard along with a stop at a local family-run farm. A portion of the ticket proceeds will go to the Cutchogue/New Suffolk Historical Society and Toys for Tots. All B&B’s will be joyously decorated for the holiday season. Sannino Vineyard B&B is nestled in the Bella Vita vineyard with a private Tuscan Style Suite and Villa, offering breathtaking views of their well-tended vines. … Continue reading

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Shop Local and Enjoy North Fork Festivities

We talk about it. We promote it. Shop local. It’s the holiday season and shoppers abound. They come from far and near to visit the malls and find the best deals, but the lesser known fact is that the East End and our surrounding area is rich in fantastic gifts and holiday festivities. We, at the North Fork Bed & Breakfast Association, have a few holiday ideas that are sure to get you in the spirit of celebrating, as well as satisfy the most unique needs on your gift list. #1: Visit tasting rooms and websites of Long Island Wine Country wineries. They offer gorgeous baskets, gift cards and unique experiences. You can build your own wine bottle basket with … Continue reading

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Christmas in Cutchogue: A Very Special Holiday House Tour This December

Local Cutchogue business partners are thrilled to announce The Holiday House Tour on December 7, 2013. Four beautifully decorated homes will open their doors for this event. Guests will enjoy wine tasting, appetizers and desserts at each home, which will be paired with a vineyard a restaurant or a local business as well as local merchants offering specials on the day of the tour for ticketholders. Participating homes will be decked out for the holidays, including Andrew’s Legacy Bed and Breakfast, Sannino Vineyard Bed and Breakfast, The Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast, and the private home of designer, Connie Cross. Additional locations on the tour are Santa’s Christmas Tree Farm for a raffle, and Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Society for a visit … Continue reading

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