12/09/16 6:05am
The Chequit is decked out for the holidays. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

See the 2nd annual Chequit Christmas tree lighting on Saturday, Dec. 10. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Looking for something to do on Shelter Island this weekend? We’ve got you covered.

Here are four events worth checking out. Or as always, you can visit our events page.


12/09/16 6:01am
COURTESY of PETER WALDNER ‘Chequit in Winter’ one of the paintings featured in Peter Waldner’s new book, ‘Painting the Island’

COURTESY of PETER WALDNER ‘Chequit in Winter’ one of the paintings featured in Peter Waldner’s new book, ‘Painting the Island’

In the mid-1960s, Peter Waldner created his first oil painting of Shelter Island. It was painted from the balcony of his parents’ home in the Heights and was an image of the steeple of the little church on Wesley Avenue.

Waldner was 10 years old at the time … and he hasn’t stopped painting since. (more…)

12/08/16 9:29am
Orient Holiday House Tour

The East Marion home of Cindy Schmidt was on the Oysterponds Historical Society Holiday House Tour in 2012. The home is not included on the tour this year. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Step inside the holiday-themed and decorated homes of East Marion and Orient residents to celebrate the season and help a good cause.

Oysterponds Historical Society hosts its annual Holiday House Tour this Saturday, December 10 from noon to 4 p.m. The self-guided tour features new and old homes dressed in seasonal finery. (more…)

12/06/16 6:02am

20 Sunshine Rd

This four bedroom, three and a half bath traditional on Shelter Island is anything but.

Set on just under one acre, it offers everything you need for a lifetime of outdoor living and entertaining.

“It has a beautiful patio, pool, cabana and outdoor fireplace,” said listing agent and realtor Debra Von Brook Binder of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty. “This would appeal to the majority of people who are coming out here.” (more…)

12/05/16 3:08pm
Heather Reylek with Peter Mikochik

Heather Reylek performing with Peter Mikochik at Volunteer Park. (Credit: Shelter Island Reporter file photo)

Looking for a little Friday night fun? Stop by American Legion Post #281 on Shelter Island for some free live music to brighten up the dark December night.

The tunes begin at 7 p.m. on December 9, and will be offered by music makers Heather and Pete — that’s Heather Reylek and Peter Mikochik. (more…)