REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens House. The August 5 house tour begins at the property on Route 114.
Seldom do we buy the house of our dreams. How we go about creating it is the theme of the Shelter Island Historical Society’s biennial house tour “Living with History/Making Choices,” which will be offered Saturday, August 5 from 2 to 5 p.m. On view will be five fabulous Island houses which present “choices” made, ranging from the minor to the radical. The homeowners will share their houses and their stories, showing how they went about creating their dreams and taking visitors on a trail that runs from the Heights to the end of Ram Island. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | This ‘brother’ to the Havens House is among the five homes on view in the Shelter Island Historical Society’s bienniel House Tour on August 5, 2017. The tour runs from 2 to 5 p.m. and is based on the theme “Living with History/Making Choices.
On Saturday, July 29, the Shelter Island classes of 2022 and 2023 will hold a multi-family yard sale, bake sale and car wash on the school grounds. The hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (more…)
THURSDAY, JULY 27
Farewell party, for Garth Griffin, longtime Recreation Director for the Town of Shelter Island. 4 to 7 p.m., American Legion Hall. $10. Cash bar.
Great Decisions, monthly discussion of today’s important world affairs. Topic: “Saudi Arabia in Transition.” 5:30 p.m., library. Call Jocelyn, (631) 749-0042 for details. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A 2015 Shakespeare performance on the lawn at Sylvester Manor.
SHAKESPEARE AT THE MANOR
Bringing dynamic arts programming to Shelter Island is a vital part of the mission at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm and since 2009, “Shakespeare at the Manor” has been a cornerstone in the Manor’s commitment to encourage deeper connections to culture and place. (more…)