Islandwide Events this Weekend
COMING UP ROSES
The Long Island Rose Society's 49th Annual Rose Show, 'Carnival of Roses,' will be held at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay on Sunday, June 12, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Hundreds of the sweet-smelling flowers will be on exhibit for the Long Island Rose Society and American Rose Society awards for specimens, collections and arrangements. Rose-related arts and crafts will be on display as well. Admission to the rose show is free. The Arboretum entrance fee is $6 per car. For more info visit the Planting Fields online.
THE BELMONT STAKES
The 137th running of the Belmont Stakes will take place this Saturday, June 11 with a Post Time of 6:33 p.m. (EST). Click here for all the information you need about watching or attending.
BLESSING OF THE FLEET
The Montauk Harbor Festival/Blessing of the Fleet also takes place this weekend, Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12. Celebrate Montauk's Working Harbor at the Montauk Festival and Blessing of the Fleet. Saturday's family friendly festival features games, activities, food, live music retail booths and three contests: Clam Shucking, Fish Filleting and Best Baked Clam Bake. Sunday at 5:00 p.m. is the Blessing of the Fleet at the town dock. For more information call 631.668.2428.