• We’re expecting a 20 percent chance of showers today, with mostly cloudy skies, a high temperature near 73 degrees and a northeast wind around 10 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 66. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 80 and Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 77.
• “Clearing the Air,” a new exhibition opening today at the Southampton Arts Center (25 Jobs Lane in Southampton) examines the healing and transformative power of the arts following a year of unique and unprecedented challenges. This thoughtful exhibition offers a much-needed sense of community and strength in the time of a global pandemic, political divide, and racial and social injustice. Complementing and surrounding the exhibition will be films, talks, workshops, and events across all disciplines highlighting art as a means for therapy, escape, distraction, elevation, and reflection. Here are more details.
• The East Marion Community Association hosts a Zoom discussion on public water with the Suffolk County Water Authority and the East Marion Fire Department tomorrow morning, Sept. 18 at 10 a.m. Here are more details.
• This weekend is Maritime Festival in Greenport, beginning with this evening’s Land & Sea gala and continuing with a parade tomorrow at 11 a.m. and a weekend full of festivities Saturday and Sunday. Here are more details.
• The 18th Annual OLA Film Festival, celebrating the best Spanish-language movies from around the world, will be held this weekend at two South Fork venues. Here are more details.
• The Arts Center at Duck Creek in Springs presents Elizabeth Duffy: Wearing, opening to the public this Saturday, Sept. 18, and on view through Oct. Duffy focuses on the repurposing of woven rag rugs, a tradition dating back to Colonial American culture. A reception for the artist will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. Here are more details.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:36 a.m., 8:02 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:44 a.m., 7:10 p.m.
Greenport: 8:13 a.m., 8:39 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:07 a.m., 9:30 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:08 a.m., 8:34 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:35 a.m., 10:01 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:42 a.m., 10:08 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:43 a.m., 7:09 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:52 a.m., 5:18 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:25 a.m., 8:49 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:33 a.m., 7:57 p.m.
Greenport: 9:02 a.m., 9:26 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:01 a.m., 10:23 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:57 a.m., 9:21 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:24 a.m., 10:48 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:31 a.m., 10:55 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:42 a.m., 8:02 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:51 a.m., 6:11 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.