Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high temperature near 69 degrees and a west wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 45. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 73 and Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

• The Sag Harbor Fire Department at 1357 Brick Kiln Road in Sag Harbor hosts a New York Blood Center blood drive today from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Appointments are recommended, online here.

• The Parrish Art Museum hosts a new Pechakucha Night Hamptons, both in person and streaming live, this evening at 6 p.m. Tom Kochie, Scott McIntire, Lorena Salcedo-Watson, Adam Lowenbein, Meghan Boody, Melora Griffis, Cynthia Daniels, and David Rankin discuss living creatively. Tickets are $12 and are available at

• “Outside Mullingar” opens this evening at the North Fork Community Theatre, 12700 Old Sound Avenue in Mattituck, and continues Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. through Oct. 17. In this play, neighbors on two farms in rural Ireland may strike up a romance despite a land feud between their families. Tickets are $20, and more info is online at  

• Guild Hall in East Hampton hosts a live performance, “Social Fabric in the Public Square,” tomorrow evening, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. In this program, conceived by local artist Andrea Cote, choreographer Ann Robideaux and video artist Chris Jones, both professional dancers and recreational movers explore movement inside six-foot square sheets delineated with geometric forms and cosmological patterns. Donations are encouraged, online

• Francis Poulenc and Jean Cocteau’s one-act tragic opera, “La Voix Humaine,” will be performed by Divaria Productions at Bay Street Theatre, 1 Bay Street in Sag Harbor Saturday night at 8 p.m. This bilingual opera asks “What is love? Is all the suffering worth it? And most importantly: does love take a different form for a man and a woman?” Tickets range from $25 to $50 and are available online at

• Eastern Long Island Audubon Society will hold a birdwatching walk on Sunday, Oct. 3 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road, Quogue. Admission is free, but RSVP is required at

• The Beacon’s October print edition will be on newsstands throughout the East End today. You’ll read much of our coverage in print before you find it here, and our print edition supports much of the work we do!

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at

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