HarborFest 2018: Schedule of Events

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Sara Mannino celebrates as Team Sag Harbor Express narrowly edges out the John K. Ott boat to win the men's team whaleboat championship last year. Michael Heller photos

The 2018 HarborFest celebration will take place Friday, September 7, through Sunday, September 9, with a huge block party stretching down Long Wharf, an Arts & Crafts fair in Marine Park and a village-wide Sidewalk Sale across the business district. The weekend begins with a HarborFest Kick-off and Spotlight on Boating and Fishing party at the Breakwater Yacht Club on Friday night. Below is a complete schedule of events. Whale ho!

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

5-8 p.m.

Spotlight on Boating & Fishing and Harborfest Kick-off Party with Live Music by Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks, boating and fishing vendors, beer and wine and light bites. Presented by The Sag Harbor Expressat the Breakwater Yacht Club

8 p.m.      

Live Music with The Complete Unknowns, Bay Street Theater

The Corn Shucking Contest and other kids activities will return to Windmill Beach during HarborFest all weekend.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.        

Sag Harbor Farmers’ Market, Bay Street

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Arts and Crafts Fair, Marine Park

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.       

Children’s Amusements, Games, Activities, Long Wharf

9 a.m. to 6 p.m.       

Sidewalk Sale, Village Business District

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.    

Classic Boat Display, Long Wharf

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.       

A Taste of Sag Harbor, Long Wharf

10 to 11 a.m.     

Live Nautical Music with John Corr, Windmill Beach

11 a.m.       

Children’s Tug-of-war, Windmill Beach

The Sag Harbor Community Band plays HarborFest every year.

11 a.m.        

Live Music with Sag Harbor Community Band, Long Wharf

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.     

Old Jail House Museum Tours, Division Street next to the police station

11:30 a.m.                 

Sag Harbor Walking Tour Highlights led by April Gornik, Meet at Windmill on Long                                          Wharf

11:30 a.m.    

Flyboard Demonstration, Long Wharf

11:30 a.m.         

Boogie Board Races for Elementary                                                                               Students, Windmill Beach

Whaleboat racing begins at noon on Saturday.

Noon    

Whalers Cup Races Elimination Round #1, Long Wharf and Windmill Beach

Noon   

American Beauty Tour, one-hour cruise departs from Long Wharf. $20 adults, $13                                         children. Under 5 free.

1 p.m.    

Kids’ Corn Shucking Contest, register at the Windmill, Long Wharf

1 p.m.                         

“Art – A Family Affair,” the work of Joan, Lynn and Reynold Ruffins, Eastville Community Historical Society

1 to 4 p.m.    

“Costumes, Art & Letters”at the Annie Cooper Boyd House & Museum, Sag Harbor Historical Society, 174 Main Street

1 to 3 p.m.      

Live Music with the Scofflaws, Windmill Beach

1:30 p.m. 

Flyboard Demonstration, Long Wharf

1:30 p.m. 

Firefighters’ Cup Whaleboat Races, Sag Harbor FD Championship, Long Wharf                                     and Windmill Beach

1:30 p.m.                   

American Beauty Tour, departs from Long Wharf

2:30 p.m.                   

Walking Tour of historic Eastville area, including St. David AME Zion Church and cemetery, begins at Eastville Community Historical Society Heritage House. $5 per person

2:30 p.m.  

Children’s Potato Sack Race, Windmill Beach

3 p.m.    

Whalers Cup Races Elimination Round #2, Long Wharf and Windmill Beach

3 p.m.   

Children’s Hula Hoop Fun, Long Wharf

3 p.m.         

American Beauty Tour, departs from Long Wharf

4 to 6 p.m. 

Live Music with Wiggleboy, Long Wharf

5 p.m.        

Novelist Genie Henderson reading “A Day Like Any Other: The Great Hamptons Hurricane of ’38,” Canio’s Books

5:30 p.m.   

American Beauty Sunset Tour, two-hour cruise departs from Long Wharf. $42                                          adults, $29 children. Under 5 free.

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.   

Live Music with the HooDoo Loungers, Long Wharf

8 p.m. 

Bay Street Theater All Star Comedy Show   featuring Dan Perlman, Dave Temple and Doug Smith. Bay Street Theater, Bay Street.

Chowder mugs during the Clam Chowder Contest at HarborFest in 2017. The contest will be held Sunday at noon.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

8 a.m. – Noon           

Pancake Breakfast, Sag Harbor Fire Department, Brick Kiln Road

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Arts and Crafts Fair, Marine Park

9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sidewalk Sale, Village Business District

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Children’s Amusements, Games, Activities, Long Wharf

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Classic Boat Display, Long Wharf

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.   

A Taste of Sag Harbor, Long Wharf

10 a.m. to Noon  

Live Music with Tim Fitall and Sampawams Creek, Long Wharf

11 a.m.                      

Children’s Tug-of-War, Windmill Beach

Dane Riva of Hampton Flyboard will put on demonstrations of his Flyboard technique during HarborFest on Saturday and Sunday.

11:30 a.m.   

Flyboard Demonstration, Long Wharf

11:30 a.m.      

Junior Whaleboat Elimination and Semifinal Rounds, Long Wharf and                                                      Windmill Beach

Noon     

Clam Chowder Contest, Presented by the Sag Harbor Food Pantry on Long Wharf

Noon                          

Whaleboat Races Semifinal, Windmill Beach and Long Wharf

Noon                          

American Beauty Tour, one-hour cruise departs from Long Wharf. $20 adults, $13                                         children. Under 5 free.

1 p.m.                        

Mochi-pounding ceremony with Sen Restaurant, Long Wharf

1 to 3 p.m.  

Live Music with Jim Turner, Long Wharf

1 to 4 p.m.       

“Costumes, Art & Letters”at the Annie Cooper Boyd House & Museum, Sag Harbor Historical Society, 174 Main Street

1 p.m.     

Children’s Corn Shucking Contest, Windmill Beach

1:30 p.m.                  

Whaleboat Fire Department Final

1:30 p.m.                   

American Beauty Tour, departs from Long Wharf

1:30 p.m.    

Flyboard Demonstration, Long Wharf

2 p.m.    

WOOD Regatta at Breakwater Yacht Club, captains meeting prior to race

2 – 4 p.m.

Captain Henry Green, Long Island Whaler and Treasure Hunter: A Lecture by Rosemary McKinley, Sag Harbor Whaling Museum

2:30 p.m.       

Junior Whaleboat Championship, Long Wharf and Windmill Beach

3 p.m.                        

American Beauty Tour, departs from Long Wharf

3 p.m.                        

Children’s Hula Hoop Contest, Long Wharf

Team Lady Whalers were the Junior and Women’s Champions during the whaleboat races in 2017.

3 p.m.           

Whaleboat Race Championship, Windmill                                                                        Beach and Long Wharf

3 to 5 p.m.                 

Keith Leaf Fire Juggler

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