3 Things to do on Shelter Island this weekend: August 12, 13 & 14

The writer found some hospitality and a beer at The Ram's Head Inn on Shelter Island (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

The Ram’s Head Inn will host the Island Gift of Life’s 2nd Annual Summer Soiree this Sunday (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Looking for something to do on Shelter Island this weekend?  Shelter Island by northforker has got you covered.

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

Friday Night Dialogue: Poetry Readings

Come to a poetry reading at the Shelter Island Library on Friday, August 12 at 7 p.m.

Poets David Katz and Linda Stern will share examples of their work. Mr. Katz is a financial journalist and editor, his latest work is Stanzas on Oz: Poems 2011 to 2014.  Ms. Stern’s first poetry collection, Why We Go by Twos: Poems 1970 – 2014, was published in 2015 by Barefoot Muse Press. Ms. Stern and Mr. Katz co-publish the poetry magazine Endymion.

For more information call (631) 749-0042. The library is located at 37 North Ferry Road.

Island Gift of Life Foundation 2nd Annual Summer Soiree

Spend an afternoon enjoying food, drinks and shopping on Saturday, August 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Ram’s Head Inn.

There will be a J. McLaughlin trunk show, live music, an art auction, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Proceeds benefit the Island Gift of Life Foundation, which provides financial assistance and other related support services to patients on the East End with life-threatening illnesses.

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased in advance at islandgiftoflife.org or at the door. The Ram’s Head Inn is located at 108 Ram Island Drive.

Dering Harbor Inn Sunday Summer Barbecue

Join the Dering Harbor Inn on Sunday, August 14 from noon to 3 p.m. for their weekly summer barbecue.

Enjoy a variety of foods, soft drinks, music and games, all while enjoying the view of the Harbor.

Adults are $20 and children are $10 (includes non-alcoholic beverages only). Rain or Shine. Reservations made 24-hours in advance are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted. To make reservations call (631) 749-0160. Dering Harbor Road is located at 13 Winthrop Road.