Old-fashioned fun is baa’ck at Sunday’s Sheep to Shawl Festival

It’s that time of year to give our wooly friends haircuts so that they’ll be more comfortable in the heat of summer. And, not only do they get haircuts, but we get to join in for what has become an annual celebration at Huntington Historical Society’s Sheep to Shawl Festival, on May 21, at the Dr. Daniel W. Kissam House Museum.

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Celebrating winter with fire and ice at HarborFrost

We may be spoiled right now with spring-like weather, but we still have a little more than three weeks of winter left – and, for Sag Harbor, that can only mean more time to celebrate this (usually) cold season at its annual HarborFrost, held on Feb. 25. The fest highlights two extreme elements, fire and ice, featuring attractions ranging from ice carving demos to fire jugglers and fire dancers.

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Waddle this way to spot a seal

If the thought of being cooped up inside during these chilly months has you searching for things to get you out from under your blankets, the chance to see some seals in their natural habitat could be just the ticket for you. The Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island, Inc. (CRESLI) hosts two seals walks this weekend, on Jan. 7 and 8. However, if you can’t make it, the walks are being offered through May 7.

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