The typical Shelter Island Saturday involves hopping around farmers markets, taking in some culture, inviting friends over for lunch, and lazing by the pool. Contemporary artist , a Shelter Island local, shows us the ropes.
FIRST THINGS FIRST
SHELTER ISLAND, New York – On Saturday mornings I look forward to heading straight out to the . My family is part of their , and we enjoy picking up our share while we visit with friends doing the same. Then we head to the to round out the grocery list.
We usually go to to pick up a fresh, made-on-site green juice, before going home to make a wonderful brunch. The house is always full of guests, especially in the summer, so it's really lively. Once we're stuffed, we're horizontal by the pool for a while. If there are still errands to run, I make them much more fun by driving my convertible.
During the summer there are plenty of cultural events to choose from. Art fairs, gallery openings, concerts, charity events — Saturdays are always filled to the brim with things to do and we try to pack it all in. Usually we start with some art — perhaps at or sculpture fields in Bridgehampton — followed by a dinner party with friends at home. This is almost always followed with late-night dancing at .