Three things to do on 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.

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.