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Hop the ferry to The Rock. (Credit: Matt Rohde)

Hop the ferry to The Rock. (Credit: Matt Rohde)

Looking for something to do on Shelter Island this spring?

A quick ferry ride will transport you to delicious dinners, live music and peace of mind. Fill your calendar with these events as you discover all The Rock has to offer this season.

Lieb Cellars wine dinner at the Ram’s Head Inn

Revel in a delectable five-course dinner paired with Lieb Cellars’ wines at the charming Ram’s Head Inn. The menu includes local oysters paired with the Mattituck vineyard’s 2016 reserve pinot blanc and rack of lamb partnered with the 2016 estate cabernet franc.

Tickets for the Friday, April 27 dinner are $100. Reservations are limited and required.

Call (631) 749-0811, or visit

Dinner at Vine Street Café

Tis’ the season for graduations, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day — show them that you care with dinner at Vine Street Café. Of course, you don’t need a special occasion to enjoy the notable dishes, which include curry roasted chicken, classic Bolognese and risotto ai funghi.

The restaurant is opened for dinner Thursday through Monday starting at 5p.m.

Call (631) 749-3210, or

Live music at Isola

Stop into Shelter Island’s coziest restaurant every Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. to enjoy live music from local talent. Isola offers nightly food and drink specials along with a locally sourced Italian/American menu, served seven days a week.

Call (631) 749-9036, or visit

Barre classes at Shelter Island Pilates & Barre

Get centered this spring at Shelter Island Pilates & Barre. Founder and former professional dancer Suzette Smith guides the ballet-inspired workouts that will get you into shape while giving you a sense of balance. This year, the studio also plans to offer yoga fusion, HIIT pilates mat classes and stretch and meditation classes.

Call (631) 749-5042, or visit

Business of the Year Awards & Wine Dinner

The Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Business of Year Award goes to J.W. Piccozzi, which has been providing gasoline to Shelter Island cars since 1927. Celebrate with dinner, drinks and lively conversation. The evening will feature tastings and talks by Wölffer Estate Vineyard’s winemaker and principal Roman Roth as well as Lenz Winery’s assistant winemaker Tom Spotteck.

The dinner is Friday, April 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Gardiners Bay Country Club.

Tickets are $100.

Call (877) 893-2290, or visit

Vanessa Gordon is a Hamptons-based writer, tutor and fitness instructor. She received her Master of Arts degree in Education from New York University. She loves paddle boarding, antiquarian cookbooks and tea rooms. Find Vanessa on social media @EastEndTaste.