Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy fog before 9 a.m. today, with otherwise partly sunny skies and a high temperature near 63 degrees, with a light south wind increasing to 8 to 13 miles per hour in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 48 and a 30 percent chance of rain. There’s a 40 percent chance of rain Saturday morning, with skies gradually clearing and a high temperature of around 57 degrees by noon, falling throughout the remainder of the day as a north wind kicks up in the afternoon. Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 53.

• Our Peconic Dish columnist, Alison Boyd, is giving us a pumpkin pie recipe honed over years of wanting to love pumpkin, with the richness of kuri pumpkins and an original wheat biscuit crust. Read more in our sister publication, The Peconic Dish.

• The East End Arts Harvest Gospel Concert will be held 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 at Galilee Church of God in Christ at 87 Old Quogue Road, Riverhead and at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at Friendship Baptist Church, 59 Anchor Road in Riverside. Admission is free — more details, and a link to reserve a seat, are at

• The Center for Advocacy, Support & Transformation (CAST) in Southold holds its fourth annual North Fork Festival of Trees this weekend at Treiber Farm in Peconic. The event raises funds for CAST’s mission to support North Fork residents with critical food relief and emergency assistance programs. Here’s more info.

• Rusty Kransky performs “Broadway Baby: Songs with a Twist” at the Jamesport Meeting House, 1590 Main Road, Jamesport this Saturday, Nov. 18 at 4 p.m. The $20 admission benefits the Meetinghouse. Tickets will be available at the door. More details are at

• VSOP’s Very Special pop-up gallery, which is winding down for the season at 200 Main Street in Greenport, will hold an Artists & Collectors Swap-Up this Saturday, Nov. 18 from noon to 5 p.m. Moving blankets will patchwork the space, and a select group of local artists, experts, makers, and collectors, will present artworks, vintage items, books, ephemera, farm goods, and performative and interactive works. Visitors are invited to shop and are also encouraged to bring along items that they might like to swap at this event, which is part maker’s market, part performance, a farm stand, a studio sale and a swap meet.

• The Orient Association hosts “Recycle, Upcycle, Repair Or Yellow Bag It? Three speakers talk trash and answer your questions this Sunday, Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall in Orient. Panelists Mark Haubner, Margaret de Cru and, Mary Morgan will discuss Food-Scraps-To-Compost pilots, Repair Cafe initiatives, Countertop Food Recycler pilots, and much more. Here’s the Zoom link, for listening only. All are welcome to attend.

• The Southampton Arts Center will screen the film: “Return to Sender: Women of Color in Colonial Postcards & The Politics of Representation” this Sunday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m., followed by a panel discussion between filmmaker Mara Ahmed and local artists working to make diverse views heard. Admission is free — Register online here.

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

November 17
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:01 a.m., 12:16 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:24 a.m.
Greenport: 12:38 a.m., 12:53 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:35 a.m., 1:46 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:33 a.m., 12:48 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2 a.m., 2:15 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:07 a.m., 2:22 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:21 a.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:30 a.m., 10:12 p.m.

November 18
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:55 a.m., 1:14 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:03 a.m., 12:22 p.m.
Greenport: 1:32 a.m., 1:51 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:29 a.m., 2:44 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:27 a.m., 1:46 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:54 a.m., 3:13 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:01 a.m., 3:20 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:03 a.m., 12:23 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:32 a.m., 11:16 p.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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