07/07/17 5:44am
Shelter Island Fireworks

Fireworks over Shelter Island. (Credit: Eleanor P. Labrozzi)

Looking for something to do in or around Shelter Island this weekend? 

Here are three events to check out. Or, as always, you can visit si.northforker.com/events/ for more ideas.

Shelter Island Fireworks

The time has come for the 60th annual Shelter Island fireworks at Crescent Beach, which is scheduled for Saturday, July 8 at 9 p.m.

The night before the fireworks, July 7, The Shipwreck bar at SALT will host a part which will be sponsored in part by Deep Eddy Vodka. There will be raffles, drinks and music by The Realm. The party begins on 6 p.m.

There will also be an after party following the show at The Tavern.

Read more about the fireworks here.

(Credit: Sascha Rosin)

Check out the Sunfish

The ‘World’s Longest Sunfish Race,” a race around Shelter Island returns Sunday, July 9, making for a great beach day on Shelter Island. Claim your spot at any local beach to see the sailboats circle the island. The event is hosted each year by the Southold Yacht Club.

Jim Hurst Trio at Sylvester Manor

Jim Hurst is a guitar veteran, known for his live performances, recorded music and tours with several, well-known Country and Bluegrass bands. He’ll perform Sunday at 6 p.m. with bassist Erik Alvar and fiddler/mandolinist Nate Lee as part of Sylvester Manor’s Creekside Concert Series.

Tickets, which can be purchased here, are $25.

05/26/17 2:05pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island style on display at The Stand Mercantile, a new boutique at the Island Boatyard.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island style on display at The Stand Mercantile, a new boutique at the Island Boatyard.

It will be a summer of discovery for locals and visitors to Shelter Island with new restaurants opening and old favorites sporting fresh menus, plus new businesses alongside tried and true destinations with innovative takes on merchandise and presentation. (more…)

06/02/16 10:11am
The Tall Ship America will dock in Greenport June 9-10. (Courtesy: East End Seaport Museum)

The Tall Ship America will dock in Greenport June 9-10. (Courtesy: East End Seaport Museum)

Think of it as a bucket list you have a month to complete. Only we promise, you’ll still be alive at the end of it.

Or maybe you’d prefer to view it as a 30-day scavenger hunt with no one keeping score.

However you want to approach it, we figured that as we enter our fourth year as a guide to the North Fork we’d try something new this month, recommending an activity for each day of June.   (more…)