Saturday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m.: Silversmithing on Long Island, Poquatuck Hall, 1160 Skippers Lane, Orient. Oysterponds Historical Society hosts. Steve Smithers will discuss the history of silversmithing and the role noble metalsplayed in American life up to the present day. See examples of early pieces, a demonstration of tools and techniques. Learn about the nearly lost art of hand hammered metalwork. Free. For information: 631-323-2480, oysterpondshistoricalsociety.org.
Scallop season began Nov. 6. (Credit: Krysten Massa)
Sweet and succulent, Peconic Bay scallops are a local treasure. Whether broiled, sautéed or fried, these bivalves are enjoyed with gusto throughout the harvest season — from November through the end of March. (more…)