05/31/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Fiddle scholar Jeff Davis.

COURTESY PHOTO | Fiddle scholar Jeff Davis comes to Sylvester Manor on June 2 to talk about Long Island fiddle tunes.

This Week:

LONG ISLAND FIDDLE TUNES

How did music and dance traditionally fit into Long Island farm communities? What did the old songs and tunes sound like, and how did barn dances knit together villagers and their farms? Renowned musician and scholar Jeff Davis will answer those questions at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm on Saturday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. (more…)

05/31/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

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EVENTS

THURSDAY, MAY 31

Duplicate bridge resumes at St. Mary’s Church. Plan to arrive at 12:45 p.m. to help set up. Play from 1 to 4 p.m. Community friendly game. All levels welcome. Every Thursday. (631) 749-2321.

Ice painting, an after-school workshop for kids to create vibrant pictures with ice. 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042. (more…)

05/20/18 3:00pm
 COURTESY PHOTO | Brandon Ridenour

COURTESY PHOTO | Brandon Ridenour

The theme of Shelter Island Friends of Music Concert Series for 2018 is “A Season of Prizewinning Virtuosos.” The next SIFM concert is Saturday, June 2 at 8 p.m. at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church with trumpeter and composer Brandon Ridenour and pianist Corey Smythe. Mr. Ridenour is a winner of the Concert Artists Guild International Competition and has played at disinguished venues around the world.

A meet-the-artist and cheese reception follows the concert. Admission is free with donations appreciated. For more information visit Facebook.com/SIFM concerts