Quogue Library 1-2:30 PM Decoy carver George Rigby will give a talk and demonstrate traditional decoy carving, a skill he learned from his father and in his community. Families are welcome. The Quogue Library is located at 90 Quogue St, Quogue, NY. To register for the program, click here.
George Rigby, Jr. — Master Fisherman, Duck Hunter and Decoy Carver George Rigby was born in Bay Shore, Long Island, the descendant of several generations of baymen and duck hunters. His great grandfather and grandfather worked on the bay during the late 1800s and early 1900s in Canarsie near Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn either harvesting […]
Maritime Folk Arts in Education The goals of this 4th-grade program include teaching students about a traditional occupation, family and community traditions, and educating teachers on folklife resources in the community. Because the maritime traditions are rapidly vanishing from Long Island, it is critical that students learn about these resources before they disappear. The program […]