Looking for something to do on Shelter Island this weekend? Shelter Island by northforker has you covered.
Here are five events on Shelter Island worth checking out. As always, you can also check out our events page by clicking here.
Friday Night Dialogues: The Barneys of Flushing Meadows
Learn about one family’s historic connection to the island at the Shelter Island Library on Friday, May 20, at 7 p.m.
Author Stephen Barney Jr. will discuss his book “The Barneys of Flushing Meadows, American History.” It traces his family’s genealogy, which includes Shelter Island, where his great-grandparents worked in the 1800s.
The event is free. For more information, call (631) 749-0042 or visit silibrary.org. The Shelter Island Library is located at 37 North Ferry Road.
Sylvester Manor Farm Stand
Shop at the Sylvester Manor farm stand Saturday, May 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Farm-fresh eggs, vegetables, bread, cheese and locally made products will all be on sale.
The Sylvester Manor Farmstand is located at 21 Manwaring Road.
Full Moon Folk Dance
Come dance under the full moon at Sylvester Manor Farm on Saturday, May 21, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Fiddler Jeff Davis of the William Sydney Mount Collection of Long Island will perform. Everyone is welcome, beginners and expert dancers alike.
The event is $5 per person. For more information, call (631) 749-0626 or visit sylvestermanor.org. Participants are encouraged to park at the farm stand, located at 21 Manwaring Road, then meet at the windmill.
St. Gabriel’s Chapel Fundraiser
Enjoy an evening of cocktails, appetizers and desserts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21.
In their effort to save the historic St. Gabriel’s Chapel on Shelter Island, David Klenawicus and Kathryn O’Hagen-Klenawicus are hosting a fundraiser at their home. All donations are accepted.
To make a reservation, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations can be made at gofundme.com or on Facebook. The event will take place at 11 Spring Garden Ave.
May-Gration Bird Walk
Take an early morning bird walk in Mashomack Preserve on Sunday, May 22, from 7 to 9 a.m.
Every Sunday in May, Mashomack Preserve is leading early morning bird walks in search of migrating warblers in their breeding plumage. The event is free and all birding levels are welcome. Bring binoculars.
Call (631) 749-1001 for more information and to reserve a spot. The Mashomack Preserve Visitor Center education building is located at 79 South Ferry Road.