Good Morning!

• We’re expecting a 30 percent chance of showers before 2 p.m. today, with cloudy skies through mid-morning, gradually clearing, with a steady temperature around 63 degrees and a west wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. We’re expecting mostly clear skies overnight, with a low around 41 and a calm wind. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 69, and Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

• “My Affair with Abraham Lincoln,” a series of Lincoln portraits by Roz Dimon, will be on display at Greenport’s Floyd Memorial Library from Friday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Jan. 8, with an opening reception this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Here are more details.

• 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

• The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild holds its Annual Fine Art & Crafts Fair on the Cutchogue Village Green Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More info is at

• The Suffolk County Historical Museum in Riverhead holds an opening reception for “From Archie to Zany: 65 Years of Comic Book Art by Stan Goldberg” on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. Admission is $5, members are free. More details are at

• The Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum will be hosting a talk by Montauk resident Gaelin Rosenwaks on her new book, “Sperm Whales: The Gentle Goliaths of the Oceans” on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 3 p.m. Here’s more info.

• Canio’s Books founder Canio Pavone will discuss a new translation of the great Italian classic, “The Betrothed” by Alessandro Manzoni with translator Michael Moore at Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. Tickets are at

• The Alex Ferrone Gallery in Cutchogue will host an opening reception for a new exhibition, “Songs From The Wood,” on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. Here’s more info.

• The Mudflats band (comprised of twin fiddles, banjo, mandolin, guitar, upright bass, and drums) will be performing at Poquatuck Hall in Orient on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20. Here’s more info.

• The Sisters of St. Joseph Villa at 81 Lynn Avenue in Hampton Bays hosts an opening reception for Denise Silva-Dennis’s “Wunne Ohke–The Return to Good Ground,” a Shinnecock artist’s exploration of the place named for its ease of launching canoes for whaling on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. This outdoor event is free & open to the public. More details are at

• The Quogue Wildlife Refuge hosts “Music for a Changing Climate” with the Rites of Spring Music Festival on Sunday at 5 p.m. Violinist and composer Domenic Salerni and clarinetist and composer Gleb Kanasevich will perform original works, along with works by Olivier Messiaen, Paolo Wahn, Daniel De Togni, J.S. Bach and Niccolo Paganini that “draw sound material from endangered environmental sources.” Tickets are $50 or $30 for Wildlife Refuge & Rites of Spring members and are available at

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:

October 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:19 a.m., 1:39 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:27 a.m., 12:47 p.m.
Greenport: 1:56 a.m., 2:16 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:54 a.m., 3:03 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:51 a.m., 2:11 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:18 a.m., 3:38 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:25 a.m., 3:45 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:31 a.m., 12:43 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:52 a.m., 11:31 p.m.

October 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:11 a.m., 2:33 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:19 a.m., 1:41 p.m.
Greenport: 2:48 a.m., 3:10 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:42 a.m., 3:52 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:43 a.m., 3:05 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:10 a.m., 4:32 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:17 a.m., 4:39 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:22 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:39 a.m.

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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