4 Things to do on Shelter Island this weekend: Oct. 14, 15 & 16

Freshly shucked oysters. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file photo)

Attend the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Third Annual Oyster Event on Saturday, October 15. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file photo)

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

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

Friday Night Dialogues

Learn about the history of Imperial Iran at the Shelter Island Library on Friday, October 14 at 7 p.m.

Author and historian Andrew Scott Cooper will discuss Iran relations, global energy markets and geopolitical risk, which are all part of his latest book, “The Fall of Heaven: The Pahlavis and the Last Days of Imperial Iran”.

This event is free. The Shelter Island Library is located at 37 North Ferry Road. For more information call (631) 749-0042.

17th Annual Shelter Island 5K Run/Walk,

Compete or cheer on participants of this annual 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, October 15 at 11 a.m.

The race begins at Crescent Beach, with all proceeds benefiting local women’s cancer charities. There will also be prizes, photos, goody bag, raffles and a post-race party.

For more information call (631) 774-9499 and to register go to shelterislandrun.com.

Third Annual Oyster Event

Celebrate the oyster at the Shelter Island Historical Society this Saturday, October 15 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Enjoy delicious oyster and live music.

Tickets are $40 per person, plus a $2 surcharge ,and must be purchased in advance. Along with music, there will be food tastings, wine and beer, a photo booth and more.

The Shelter Island Historical Society is located 16 South Ferry Road. For more information call (631) 749-0025. To book tickets go shelterislandhistorical.org.

“Family, Music and Fun!”

Enjoy two free concerts by the Perlman Music Program at the Clark Arts Center on Sunday, October 16.

At 11:30 a.m. hear classical music, along with snacks and children’s activities. This event is ideal for children ages 3 to 8 and is free with advance registration at perlmanmusicprogram.org.

Then at 2:30 p.m. students and alumni will perform classical works with pianist John Root. This event is also free with advance registration at perlmanmusicprogram.org.

The Clark Arts Center is located on the Perlman Music Program Campus at 73 Shore Road, Shelter Island Heights. For more information call (212) 877-5045.