• We’re expecting patchy fog before 10 a.m. today, with otherwise sunny skies and a high temperature near 70 degrees, with a calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 miles per hour in the afternoon. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 57. We’re expecting cloudy skies on Thursday, with showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3 p.m. and a south wind 8 to 18 miles per hour. Skies will clear on Friday, with a high near 69 degrees.
• The Peconic Land Trust has issued a Request for Proposals for sale of the 15-acre Deep Hole Creek farmstead in Mattituck acquired by The Trust in June of 2022 through the generosity of more than 115 donors. Southold Town holds a Development Rights Easement on the farmland. The parcel contains approximately 12.2-acres of protected fallow farmland, an approximately 2.05-acres attached residential development area with a small seasonal cottage, and approximately 0.69-acres of unbuildable buffer. The Trust will sell the property to a conservation buyer subject to additional restrictions. Responses to the RFP must be submitted by Friday, Nov. 4 at 5 p.m. Here’s more info.
• Canio’s Books presents Author Isabel Vincent, who will discuss her book “Overture of Hope: Two Sisters’ Daring Plan that Saved Opera’s Jewish Stars from the Third Reich,” at The Church, 48 Madison Street in Sag Harbor this evening at 5 p.m. Here’s more info.
• Have you ever experienced a situation in which your emotions have reached a point where they literally trigger a physical response within your own body; oftentimes manifesting as pain in one form or another? What we may not realize is that our mind is always the culprit that initiates this process, as it attempts to interpret the event at hand. Read more in this week’s Dave’s Desk@Ditch column by Dave Davis.
• A new film about the East Hampton domestic violence shelter The Retreat, “The Power of Community: How One Town Stood Against Domestic Violence,” opens tomorrow evening, Thursday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the East Hampton UA cinema, as part of the Hamptons International Film Festival. Tickets are available online here.
• The Jamesport Meeting House will host a screening of the 1930 silent masterpiece “Earth” by Ukrainian director Oleksander Dovzhenko, with live music by ACME, this Friday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. The film was inspired by Dovzhenko’s life and experience of the process of collectivization by the Soviet Union in his native Ukraine. Tickets are a $20 donation to the Ukrainian Red Cross and are available at jamesportmeetinghouse.org.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:02 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:10 a.m., 11:38 p.m.
Greenport: 12:20 a.m., 12:39 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:24 a.m., 1:36 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:15 a.m., 12:34 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:42 a.m., 2:01 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:49 a.m., 2:08 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:17 a.m., 11:43 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:26 a.m., 9:52 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:30 a.m., 12:49 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:57 a.m.
Greenport: 1:07 a.m., 1:26 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:08 a.m., 2:18 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:02 a.m., 1:21 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:29 a.m., 2:48 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:36 a.m., 2:55 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:59 a.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:08 a.m., 10:40 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.