Three things to do around Shelter Island this weekend

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 for more ideas.

Endless Summer cocktail party

This Sunset Beach party supports the 60th annual Shelter Island Fireworks show and will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight, Friday, June 23. It features an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, music and raffles. $75 in advance, $100 at the door. Details at

A bluebird in Mashomack Preserve (Credit: Bill Zitek)

Birding by Ear at Mashomack

This outdoors event will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. Sunday, June 25, at the beautiful Mashomack Preserve. Bring binoculars. Call (631) 749-4219 to reserve a spot.

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Bug Light Cruise and Tour

The new display isn’t the only thing the East End Seaport Museum has cooking this weekend. A Bug Light Cruise and Tour is planned for Saturday at 4 p.m. The two-hour cruise is $39 with discounts for seniors and others. The roundtrip cruise heads to the Long Beach Bar “Bug” Lighthouse and is narrated with all sorts of information about the lighthouse and its surroundings. Visit for more info and additional cruise dates.