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The Week Ahead: Maritime Festival, Dean Friedman, Bedell Cruise

A one-hit wonder artist from the ‘70s plays the Sandpiper as the Maritime Festival takes over the rest of the village this week.

The Week Ahead: Maritime Festival, Dean Friedman, Bedell Cruise

It’s the last week of the summer of 2012 and there is much to do, but the Maritime Festival will naturally take the lead in Greenport this weekend. Brecknock Hall will also host an interesting presentation on the correlation between music and stroke recovery, and Bedell Cellars holds its annual wine and cheese cruise around Shelter Island this week as well.


1. Maritime Festival 2012: In addition to Martime Festival, route: {:controller=>"articles", :action=>"show", :id=>"maritime-festival-2012"} --> staples like the opening day parade — lead this year by 92-year-old Greenporter and World War II veteran Jack Fisher — the blessing of the waters outside of the , the , the kayak derby, and ongoing performances from the Kings of the Coast Pirate Troup, this year the historic Greenport jail will be open for tours, the Tall Ship the Lynx will be docked for tours, and tours toGrammy winner and Pulitzer Prize nominee Joel Thome will tell his story of stroke recovery at in Greenport on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. as part of the is offering an aboard the : Remember that super ‘70s catchy tune called “Ariel” — a one-hit wonder from singer-songwriter Dean Friedman? You can relive those carefree days with Friedman live at

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