FEBRUARY 3, 2016 — Want another reason to celebrate winter? How about joining in the annual celebration of “Winterfest – Live On The Vine” that will be taking over a variety of East End sites from February 19 through March 20, 2016! Now in its eleventh year, this five-week, mid-winter music, wine and performing arts festival will host 70 performers, in 90 events, and showcase 30 unique venues. And for residents of The Hamlet Estates, it’s all only about a 45- minute drive from their front gate. The music will include jazz, blues, folk, rock, country and everything in between. Headliners like Judy Collins, Jefferson Starship and Amy Helm – and dozens more – will be performing live at various cafes, vineyards and historic theaters on the North Fork. This year will also see an increased emphasis on local food, paired with craft beers and local wines. The “Art of Wine” events will offer special talks and tastings at vineyards throughout the East End. To learn all about the schedule of events, see www.liwinterfest.com — then come out and join the fun!