The 13th annual Sherwood Island Shorefest will take place 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at the Sherwood Island Pavilion.

The event, sponsored by the Friends of Sherwood Island State Park for members and guests, will feature a silent auction and a lobster supper with dinners available for children under 12.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Friends' preservation, conservation and advocacy efforts throughout the island and help to support the Sherwood Island Nature Center.

For information, call Hope Hageman at 203-227-5335 or email info@friendsofsherwoodisland.org. A downloadable registration form is available on the Friends website at www.friendsofsherwoodisland.org. The reservation deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 6.