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Two Corks And A Fork To Benefit The Parrish Art Museum

Originally Posted: March 24, 2009

Colin M. Graham

This Friday, March 27, the Parrish will be holding it’s annual Two Corks and a Fork event sponsored in part by the Business Council of the Parrish Art Museum. Images courtesy of Parrish Art Museum

Southampton - The Business Council of the Parrish Art Museum will host Two Forks and a Cork, its fifth annual wine tasting event, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., on Friday, March 27. The Museum's concert hall will be transformed into a lively wine bar, where guests may socialize with other members of the East End business community while enjoying local wines, artisanal foods, and live jazz.

This year's participating wineries include Bedell Cellars, Channing Daughters Winery, Clovis Point Wines, Jamesport Vineyards, Laurel Lake Vineyards, Palmer Vineyards, Peconic Bay Winery, Pugliese Vineyards, Waters Crest Winery, and Wölffer Estate Stables and Vineyard. Seasonal hors d'oeuvres will be provided by Wildthyme, Thyme & Again, Cappelletti Italian Grill, and artisanal cheese will be served by Catapano Dairy and Lucy's Whey.

Two Forks and a Cork is supported in part by the Parrish Art Museum Business Council and the generous support of Business Benefactor members Rebecca Cooper, The Gallery Sag Harbor; and The Southampton Publick House; and Principal event sponsors Bridgehampton National Bank; The Corcoran Group; Edible East End; Electronic Payments; Hampton Jitney; Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC; Newbridge Coverage; Pine Barrens Printing; Thyme & Again; and Wildthyme; as well as Cappalletti Italian Grill; Catapano Dairy Farm; Classic Party Rentals; Lucy's Whey - American Artisanal Cheese; Peter Barylski Landscapes, Inc.; Weber & Grahn Heating and Air Conditioning; Antique Rug Galleria; Araiys Design LA PC; Branch Restoration Services; Edward D. Burke, Jr., Attorney at Law; Chinadoxis Floral Designs; Guillo Contracting; Lynch's Garden Center; Manhattan Mortgage Co., Bridgehampton; Councilman Christopher R. Nuzzi, Town of Southampton; Southampton Inn; and UBS Financial Services, Southampton.

The crowd enjoyed live music at last year's Two Corks and a Fork. This year live jazz will be performed by The Mike Ficco Jazz Quartet.

The Business Council is a network of local and regional business leaders with a strong interest in promoting the vitality of the East End through support of the Parrish Art Museum. Members receive special benefits including public recognition of their involvement, invitations to events, special discounts, and free admission to the Museum. The BC holds three events a year designed specifically to provide members with an opportunity to increase their visibility within the East End community, to meet other business leaders, and to link the name of their firms with an important cultural presence on Long Island. Membership is open to all businesses.

Event tickets are $30 for Parrish members, and $40 for non-members. New members who join the Parrish's Business Council will receive four free tickets. Additional information and tickets are available from the Membership Department at 631-283-2118, ext. 49, by e-mail from membership@parrishart.org, and from the Museum's website at parrishart.org. Proceeds benefit the Museum's 2009 school programs.

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