Rain Fails To Dampen HarborFrost Celebration

Fireworks set off at the end of Long Wharf by Grucci capped off HarborFrost 2018 on Saturday. Michael Heller photos

Photography by Michael Heller

The Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce hosted its eighth annual HarborFrost on Saturday, with ice carving, a polar bear plunge off Windmill Beach, live music and other activities around town that led up to a finale of fire dancing and fireworks by Grucci. Sag Harbor Express photographer Michael Heller made the rounds.

Jim Turner and Friends hold a street performance outside the Il Capuccino restaurant as the Sag Harbor Culinary Stroll gets started.
Denise and Frank Forde check out one of the many ice sculptures that were placed around town.
Jim Turner and Friends led a sing-along of John Denver’s “Take Me Home Country Road” in front of the Municipal Building.
Kathy Breslau rocked a windmill chef’s hat during the Sag Harbor Hysterical Society Culinary Stroll.
The “pasta meal with wine” chef’s hat of Toni Sparacino.
The tropical island “chef’s” hat of Linda Muse included an actual live fish.
World Champion Oyster Shucker Paddy McMurray shows off hos skllls at a raw bar at Baron’s Cove.
Emiley Nill sprints to shore after taking her Frosty Plunge.
Sen restaurant graciously provided bowls of hot Miso soup to those who participated in the Frosty Plunge.
Six-year-old Fallon Amorosa meets Anna and Elsa from the movie “Frozen” at the Sag Harbor Variety Store.
Fire juggler Keith Leaf performs for the crowd on Long Wharf.
Young Leo Goldberg delights in getting sprayed with snow as Rich Daly of Ice Melodies, Inc. carves out a “Breaching Whale” ice sculpture on Long Wharf.
Shirley Guerra has her photo taken next to the “Breaching Whale” ice sculpture.
The Fiery Sensations dancers perform for the crowd.
The Fiery Sensations dancers.
The Fiery Sensations dancers send sparks across Windmill Beach.
Fireworks glow red as the rain continues to fall.