Pictured Above: The tall ship Kalmar Nyckel, at Greenport’s commercial dock through Aug. 7.

Good Morning!

• There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. today, with patchy fog before 9 a.m. and mostly sunny skies, with a high temperature near 89 degrees and heat index values as high as 96, with a light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 72 and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2 a.m. Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high near 86 and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

• In advance of the early voting dates of Aug. 13 through Aug. 21 and the New York State primary election on Tuesday, Aug. 23, the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island and North Fork will be holding a Republican Congressional candidates primary debate on Zoom on Monday, August 8. Here’s more info.

• Santi Debriano and Flash of the Spirit Quintet perform at the Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, as part of the Second Annual Hamptons Jazz Fest this evening at 6 p.m. Bring your own chairs. Tickets are $15 for general admission or $5 for members and are available online at parrishart.org

• Northeast Stage presents “The Taming of the Shrew” in Shakespeare in the Park at Greenport’s Mitchell Park, tonight through Sunday at 7 p.m.  Admission is free, bring a chair or blanket. Read More.

• The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild holds its Annual Fine Art & Crafts Fair on the Cutchogue Village Green from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, with music by members of the Hidden City Orchestra and a raffle auction.

• A free Sound & Skate Festival will be held at the Greenport Polo Grounds to benefit the Greenport Skate Park tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with live music, graffiti & mural contests, 100 vendors and family fun. Read our full coverage.

• The Springs Village Improvement Society will hold its 89th Annual Fisherman’s/Agricultural Fair at Ashawagh Hall, 780 Springs-Fireplace Road tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with music, food and craft vendors, clams and the chicken drop contest. Admission is free, and more details are at ashawagh-hall.org.

• This is Lighthouse Weekend at the Montauk Lighthouse, 2000 Montauk Highway in Montauk from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday, with Kings of the Coast Pirates shows at Noon & 3 p.m., 1776 Militia Reenactments, Colonial Toys, Leather Working, Pottery Exhibit and a celebration by the 42nd Army Band tomorrow at 2 p.m. More details are at montaukhistoricalsociety.org,

• Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks perform a free outdoor concert at Veteran’s Beach, 11280 Peconic Bay Boulevard in Mattituck on Saturday at 5 p.m., while Mambo Loco brings old-school Latin music to the New Suffolk Ballfield on New Suffolk Avenue between Third & Fourth Streets on Saturday at 6 p.m. 

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

August 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:44 a.m., 4:24 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:52 a.m., 3:32 p.m.
Greenport: 4:21 a.m., 5:01 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:18 a.m., 5:42 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:16 a.m., 4:56 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:43 a.m., 6:23 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:50 a.m., 6:30 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:36 a.m., 3:20 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:45 a.m., 1:29 p.m.

August 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:47 a.m., 5:25 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:55 a.m., 4:33 p.m.
Greenport: 5:24 a.m., 6:02 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:18 a.m., 6:41 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:19 a.m., 5:57 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:46 a.m., 7:24 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:53 a.m., 7:31 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:35 a.m., 4:17 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:44 a.m., 2:26 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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