12/22/16 4:33pm
Rabbi Berel Lerman, assisted by Alan Sive, lighting the first candles for Chanukah, the Jewish festival of lights, in front of police headquarters Sunday evening. (Credit: Beverlea Walz

Rabbi Berel Lerman, assisted by Alan Sive, lighting the first candles for Chanukah, the Jewish festival of lights, in front of police headquarters Sunday evening. (Credit: Beverlea Walz

A menorah lighting ceremony will be held on the front lawn of the Shelter Island Police department on Sunday December, 25 at 5:30 p.m. Elected officials as well as local residents and visitors are expected to be in attendance. (more…)

11/25/16 6:01am
The Chequit held their first official treelighting (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

The Chequit held their first official Christmas tree lighting in 2015. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Get ready to celebrate the season when the Chequit Inn hosts its second annual Christmas tree lighting on Saturday, December 10.

Everyone is invited to attend the celebration, as the hotel lights an enormous 15-foot Christmas tree outside on its patio. (more…)

09/07/16 4:07pm
Taylor Resnick won the men's paddleboard division of the inaugural running of the Great Peconic Race in 2014 (Credit: REPORTER FILE PHOTO)

Taylor Resnick won the men’s paddleboard division of the Great Peconic Race in 2014 (Credit: REPORTER FILE PHOTO)

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.

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08/31/16 5:37pm
Harborfest boat race (Credit: Pamela V. White/Flickr, file photo)

Harborfest whale boat race (Credit: Pamela V. White/Flickr.com)

Described as the biggest block party extending out over the water’s edge, Sag Harbor Harborfest 2016 will be a village-wide event taking place on Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11.

Begun in the early 1960s as the Old Whaler’s Festival to attract visitors to the village, the event was renamed Harborfest in the 1990s and is now a celebration of Sag Harbor’s maritime history. (more…)