3 Things to do on Shelter Island this holiday weekend: 9/2, 9/3 & 9/4

Mike Anglin with grandson (superboy) Nathan Feierstein fish on poles handmade by Nathans great grandfather Jack Calabro. (Credit: Beverlea Walz)

Mike Anglin & grandson Nathan Feierstein fish with handmade poles in the Snapper Derby. (Credit: Beverlea Walz)

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

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

Friday Night Dialogues: “Letterati”

Come hear dramatic readings from letters written over the past 2,000 years on Friday, September 2 at 7 p.m. at the Shelter Island Library.

Curated and performed by Kathy and Terry Brockbank, “Letterati” celebrates the lost art of letter writing and correspondence. These readings will explore the wit, wisdom, love and laughter in letters written by the famous and infamous.

This event is free at the library, which is located at 37 North Ferry Road. For more information call (631) 749-0042 or visit silibrary.org.

Shelter Island Snapper Derby

Take the kids fishing on Shelter Island for the Annual Snapper Derby competition on Saturday, September 3, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Kids can fish all day, then prizes will be awarded at a 5 p.m. weigh-in at the American Legion Hall. The Shelter Island Lions Club chefs will even cook up your catch after the awards ceremony.

The Shelter Island American Legion Hall is located at 281 School Street. To sign up and get more information on the rules, visit shelterislandsnapperderby.org.

Dering Harbor Inn Barbecue

Say goodbye to summer at the Dering Harbor Inn’s last summer barbecue on Sunday, September 4 from 12 to 3 p.m.

The Inn offers a variety of foods, soft drinks, music and games, as well as breathtaking views of the Harbor.

Admission is $20 for adults, $10 for children (includes non-alcoholic beverages only). Rain or Shine. Call to book a seat in advance by calling (631) 749-0160 or visit deringharborinn.net for more information.

The Dering Harbor Inn is located at 13 Winthrop Road in Shelter Island Heights.