Thursday, October 13
Knitting workshop, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead, with Kathleen of Hampton Knitting Yarn. Participants knit cowl of merino wool and cashmere. Fee: $45 all inclusive; $40 bring your own size 10.5 (24” long) circular needles. Optional follow-up session: Thursday, Oct. 20, at 10:30 a.m. included in price. Register: 727-2881, ext. 105.
Fingertip Luncheon, noon-3 p.m. at Front Street Station in Greenport, hosted by ELIH Auxiliary. Tickets $15. All proceeds go to Eastern Long Island Hospital. 477-3670.
The Witch’s Face, 4 p.m. for grades 4-6 at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Register: 298-4134.
Film Festival features ‘As It Is In Heaven’ (Sweden, 2004) directed by Kay Pollak, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Friday, October 14
Movie ‘Rebirth,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Portrait of survival and strength of the human spirit from 9/11 survivors. Free. 298-4134.
Poetry Cafe, 4-5 p.m. for teens ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]
Opening reception for Winners’ Show, 5-7 p.m. at East End Arts Gallery, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead, featuring work of best-in-show artists from EEA’s 2010 juried shows. 727-0900.
North Fork Audubon Society’s Project Puffin and the Hog Island Maine Audubon Camp, 7:30 p.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. NFAS president Diana Van Buren spent a week at Hog Island Audubon Camp in Maine, and will discuss how and why the Atlantic puffin thrives off the Maine coast, and how to spend a week at Hog Island next summer. Information: 917-623-5373 or [email protected]
North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘Harvey’ by Mary Chase, winner of 1945 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Opening weekend reception to celebrate Building on Tradition campaign to buy building at 7 p.m.; performance 8 p.m., Old Sound Avenue, Mattituck. Tickets $15 at nfct.com or 298-NFCT.
Saturday, October 15
Jamesport Fire Department’s 10K race, registration begins 7 a.m. at Jamesport Town Beach; race begins 9 a.m. at Iron Pier. Fee: $20 preregistration; $25 day of race. Visit jfd10krun.com or email [email protected] for more information.
Antique Car Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Village Green, Main Road, Cutchogue, hosted by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council. Rain date Sunday, Oct. 16. Pre-World War II cars, food, raffles, historic buildings open for tours. General admission $5, children under 12 free with adult. Admission for show cars: $10 with driver and passenger ($15 on show day). Register online at cutchoguenewsuffolkhistory.org. Contact [email protected] or 734-8044 for more information.
Fall Mega Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at First Universalist Church, Main Road, Southold. Furniture, clothing, housewares, costumes, collectibles, dolls. Rain or shine. 765-3494.
Loom Beading, 9-11 a.m. at Southold Indian Museum, 1080 Main Bayview Road. Fee. Register: 765-5577.
12th Annual Shelter Island 5K Run/Walk, 10 a.m. at Crescent Beach. Proceeds benefit Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital and the North Fork Breast Health Coalition. Raffle to benefit Lucia’s Room, new comfort and caring room at Southampton Hospital. Race day registration $30, children 14 and under $10. Free T-shirts and medals for first 500 registrants, stretch clinic, therapeutic massages, chili and barbecue. 774-9499.
Bug Lighthouse Excursion, shuttle trips on Peconic Star leave Greenport railroad dock (behind East End Seaport Museum) at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Reservations: 477-2100 or eastendseaport.org. Fee $30, $20/EESM members; no children under 10. CANCELLED.
Old Town Art and Crafts Guild’s Art and Crafts Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-6382 or oldtownguild.com.
Car wash, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Riverhead Middle School, Harrison Avenue, hosted by Middle Masques to fund upcoming productions. Cars $6; trucks/SUVs $8.
KanJam Tournament, 11 a.m. at Stotzky Park fields 1 & 2 in Riverhead. Fee $33 per 2-person team. Three age brackets (11-13, 14-17, 18 and over), 3 games guaranteed. Hosted by Town of Riverhead Recreation Department. 727-5744, ext. 28.
North Fork Audubon’s Enchanted Trails, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Red House, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Gnome homes, hobbit habitats and fairy houses, magical weekend of creation and exploration. Fee: $5; $20/family. Proceeds benefit NFAS. 477-6456, 917-623-5373.
Chicken dinner eat in/take out, noon-6 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church, Middle Road, Southold, sponsored by Saints of Shiloh. Donation $13. Half chicken, mashed potatoes, string beans, roll and dessert. 765-3388.
Dog Park ‘Halloween Costume Party,’ 1-3 p.m. at dog park behind Southold Town Recreation Center on Peconic Lane. Free. Rain date: Sunday, Oct. 16. 765-5182.
Find a Grave project, 2-3:30 p.m. for grades 4-6 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road. Register: 734-6360.
Spoken music workshop, Toch’s ‘Geographical Fugue,’ 2 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. 477-0660.
A Supper from the Soil & Sea, plus tours of historic Webb House, 4-7 p.m. at Poquatuck Park in Orient. Hosted by Group for the East End, supporters of environmental protection on the East End, chef Noah Schwartz of Noah’s, Greenport. Only 75 tickets, $150 ($100 is tax deductible). Purchase online at eastendenvironment.org or call 765-6450. Proceeds benefit Group for the East End.
Redneck Wedding Dinner/Murder Mystery Comedy and chinese auction to benefit East End Kids Enrichment Program at the Portly Grape, Main Road, Greenport. Auction 5 p.m.; dinner 6 p.m.; performance 7 p.m. Wilma Moss has discovered oil; now a new man is eager to marry her, and Wilma’s redneck family and friends come to celebrate the wedding, with one deadly surprise. Tickets $65 includes dinner and show. Reservations required. Contact Jean Wells 477-1413.
The Allegri String Trio in concert, 8-9:30 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Classical performance entitled “Romantic Treasures” includes three trios by Kodaly, Fuchs and Taneyev. Suggested donation: $13, $10 members, $8 full-time students. Admission includes stargazing session after concert. 765-2626
North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘Harvey,’ 8 p.m.; opening weekend reception at 7 p.m.; see Friday.
Sunday, October 16
North Fork Audubon’s Enchanted Trails, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Red House, Inlet Pond County Park, Greenport. See Saturday.
Southold’s annual Crop Walk for Hunger, 1-4 p.m. Registration at noon at First Presbyterian Church on Main Road. Walk, run, bike or skate to Southold Methodist Church on Main Road. $15 pledge. Proceeds benefit CAST and Church World Services’ efforts to end hunger. 765-2597, 765-3449.
Piano Plus Concert features the Polezhayev Family ‘Liszting Latin,’ 2 p.m. in downstairs meeting room at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Celebrating 200th birthday of Franz Liszt with tango, samba, and bossa nova. Free; sponsored by Friends of RFL. 727-3228.
North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘Harvey,’ 2:30 p.m., opening weekend reception at 1:30 p.m.; see Friday.
‘The Hollywood Oscar’ with singer Lisa Winters and pianist Manny Mendelsohn, 2 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Sing along to award-winning songs from 20th century Hollywood films. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Light refreshments. 765-2077.
A Little Piano Music with Cello, 4 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Pianist Charlotte Day and cellist Ted Hoyle perform light classical favorites. Free. 298-4134.
Southold Mothers’ Club’s Mom’s Night Out, see a movie and have drinks at DoLittle’s. RSVP to [email protected] for time and movie.
Fundraiser in memory of Rick Terry, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, Sound Avenue, Riverhead. All proceeds benefit Emma Wheeler Pediatric Cancer Foundation. Food, silent auction/chinese auction, live music, door prizes, cash bar. Tickets $40; purchase at Lobster Roll Restaurant, Riverhead, mail checks payable to foundation to 3174 Sound Ave., Riverhead, NY 11901 or call 680-7655. Tickets also available for pickup at door.
Monday, October 17
Cutchogue Homemakers’ day trip to Essex, Conn. aboard old-time train, with riverboat ride on Connecticut River and lunch at famous Griswold Inn. All-inclusive cost, $84. Bus leaves Cutchogue Methodist Church parking lot at 7:30 a.m. Contact Mary Pedersen at 765-9243.
Book fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Southold Elementary School, Oaklawn Avenue. Proceeds benefit PTA.
Cat of Many Colors, 10 a.m. for ages 2-3 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Story, craft & snack. Register: 734-6360.
Fall Luncheon of the Women’s Association of Mattituck Presbyterian Church, noon, downstairs in church social hall, Main Road. Guest speaker Kathy Taylor recently returned from missionary trip to Rwanda. Goodwill offering to benefit missions. Bring covered dish; desserts supplied. 298-4145.
Food Fun, 6 p.m. for grades 2-6 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360
‘Dracula: Fiction and Reality,’ 6:30 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Gary Lutz discusses one of English literature’s most recognized characters. 765-2077.
Tuesday, October 18
North Fork Audubon’s Tuesdays with Tom, all-day field trip to Lighthouse Point, Conn. Meet 8 a.m. at Red House, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport, carpool to Conn. ferry and drive to Lighthouse Point to watch for migrating hawks. Bring lunch; dinner optional at New Haven’s Apizza. Register: [email protected] or 477-6456.
Book fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Southold Elementary School; see Monday.
Mommy & Me programs at Long Island Science Center, 10-11:30 a.m., “Ice Cream Chemistry.” Fee: $12. Call to reserve: 208-8000.
Book Discussion ‘Hard Stop’ by Chris Knopf, 4 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Mystery set in the Hamptons. Call Bev Wowak for details at 298-4134, ext. 6.
Artist’s Reception, 5:30 p.m. at Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Ave., featuring photographs by Riverhead artist and East End Arts member Sue Romano. Runs through Dec. 1. Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres served. 727-3200.
The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival hosts pre-festival screening of ‘Under Our Skin,’ 86-minute critically acclaimed and Academy Award short-listed documentary on Lyme disease, 7 p.m. at Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Tickets $10 at door. 537-3361.
Scallop Dinner, noon-8 p.m., hosted by Rotary Club of Southold at Soundview Restaurant, Route 48, Greenport. Donation $25; proceeds benefit club projects. Takeout available.
Wednesday, October 19
Friends of Library Book Sale, 3-6 p.m. on lower level at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Reading, viewing and listening materials at bargain prices. 298-4134
Cats, Rats & Bats – Oh My! 6 p.m. for ages 3-8 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Story, craft & snack. Register 734-6360.
Civil War Series 1861-1865, 6:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. First of three lecture/DVD meetings led by expert Richard Radoccia, featuring local Civil War memorabilia. Future sessions Nov. 16 and Dec. 21. Free, no registration required. Refreshments. 298-4134.
‘Charles Henry Miller: Painter of Long Island,’ lecture by Ruth Ann Bramson, 8 p.m. in auditorium at Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Hosted by Southold Historical Society. One of Long Island’s best known artists, Charles Henry Miller sketched and painted in nearly every corner and hamlet of his adopted home. Bramson, the artist’s great-granddaughter, will discuss his life and works. 765-5500.
Thursday, October 20
Lego-Mania, 4 p.m. for grades K-2 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register 734-6360.
Film Festival features ‘Creation’ (UK, 2009) directed by Jon Amiel, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Third Thursdays Artist Talks, 6:30 p.m. at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport, “Inspiration: Spirit Within Art” with Terrence Joyce. Philosophical discussion of how art is inspired, with featured speaker Isabelle Haran-Leonardi. Hosted by Greenport Art Galleries and East End Arts School of the Arts. Free; no registration. 369-2171.
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