3 Things to do on Shelter Island this weekend: Nov. 18, 19 & 20

Bass Creek, Mashomack

Enjoy the fall colors, while hiking Mashomack Preserve this weekend. JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO Bass Creek, Mashomack

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.

Hike Mashomack Preserve

Take advantage of a quiet weekend to see the last of the fall colors by exploring the nature preserve that makes up one third of Shelter Island.

With nearly 2,100 acres of diverse habitat, including 10 miles of coastline, and plenty of trails, Mashomack is a wildlife habitat that’s perfect for the entire family.

Mashomack Preserve is located at 47 S. Ferry Road. For more information visit nature.org.

Sunday Brunch & Live Music

Enjoy brunch at the historic Chequit Inn, while listening to live music this Sunday, November 20.

Acoustic singers Maria & Dylan will perform from noon to 2 p.m. The Chequit’s Red Maple restaurant serves a delicious, locally sourced brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Chequit is located at 23 Grand Avenue in Shelter Island Heights. For reservations call (631) 749-0018 or visit thechequit.com.

Brunch Tea with a Touch of Poetry

Spend the afternoon listening to poetry readings on Sunday, November 20 from noon to 2 p.m.

The readings will be from “Neuron Mirror,” a poetry book by Michael Walsh and Virginia Walker to benefit the Lustgarten Foundation to cure pancreatic cancer. Food and beverages will be served.

The readings will take place at the Walker home at 20 Country Club Drive. Admission is $25, which includes a copy of the book. To make a reservation call (631) 749-2394 or email vwsipoet@optonline.net.