Good Morning!

• It will be sunny today, with a high temperature near 79 degrees and a northeast wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. It will be clear overnight, with a low around 61. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 84, and Sunday will be partly sunny, with a high near 83.

• Sag Harbor Harborfest kicks off this evening with the music of Bob Dylan tribute band The Complete Unknowns at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor at 8 p.m. Tickets are at Here’s a full schedule of the weekend’s festivities.

• North Fork Audubon will hold its annual native plant sale Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Inlet Pond County Park in Greenport, where they’ll have a wide variety of drought tolerant and berry plants. Here’s more info.

• The Arts Center at Duck Creek at 127 Squaw Road in Springs will host an opening reception for Jess McCloskey’s “Night Gallery” and Sally Richardson’s “Sculpture” Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. More info is at

• The first installation of Swept Away: Love Letter to a Surrogate(s), a happening organized by Guild Hall to “create a transcontinental heartbeat across America, with the syncopated sound of the surf providing the background,” will be held Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. Here’s more info.

• Exploring & Navigating the Autumn Night Sky with Randall DiGiuseppe will be held at Custer Institute Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road in Southold on Saturday at 8 p.m. DiGiuseppe, a lifetime member of the observatory, conducts lectures on the dynamics, history and art of the night sky throughout the country. The rain date for this free event is Sept. 24. More details are at

• The 16th Annual North Fork Foodie Tour, presented by the North Fork Reform Synagogue, will be held Sunday, Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Choose from 19 locations representing a wide array of food producers on the North Fork, all providing behind the scenes tours of their farms and other establishments. The day starts at 10 a.m. with registration at the Peconic Land Trust’s Agricultural Center at Charnew’s Farm at 3005 Youngs Ave. in Southold. Tickets are $30 and are available at

• The Southold Town Fire Chiefs Council’s annual September 11 memorial service will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Firefighter Memorial in Cochran Park on Peconic Lane.

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

September 9
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:21 a.m., 9:47 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:29 a.m., 8:55 p.m.
Greenport: 9:58 a.m., 10:24 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:03 a.m., 11:26 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:53 a.m., 10:19 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:20 a.m., 11:46 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:27 a.m., 11:53 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:46 a.m., 9:06 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:55 a.m., 7:15 p.m.

September 10
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:10 a.m., 10:34 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:18 a.m., 9:42 p.m.
Greenport: 10:47 a.m., 11:11 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:52 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:42 a.m., 11:06 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:09 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:16 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:34 a.m., 9:53 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:43 a.m., 8:02 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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