Call for submissions for South Street Gallery’s “10 x 10 = 100″ show to benefit North Fork Environmental Council and Robert L. Perry Day Care Center. Pick up 10 x 10 cradled birch plywood boards Thursday-Monday, noon-5 p.m. at Greenport gallery; $7 per board registration fee. Finished works due at gallery by Sunday, Nov. 26. Preview Friday, Dec. 10; sale begins Dec. 11. Information: 477-0021.
Blessing of the Artists, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2-4:30 p.m. at First Parish Church Spiritual Renewal Center, Riverhead. Non-religious service; all artists welcome. Art show follows at the Grange, with music and local organic food. 905-1614, [email protected]
Wines and Canines 5K Dog Run/Walk, Sunday, Oct. 3, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., presented by Kent Animal Shelter at Martha Clara Vineyards, Riverhead. Shelter’s annual fundraising event includes live music by the Pamela Betti Band, microchipping of pets by Home Again ($25), auction, prizes, food vendors and wine tastings. 5K entry minimum $25 donation; children 12 and under free. Register at www.KentAnimalShelter.com or day of event, or at 727-5731.
Annual Fashion Show, Friday, Oct. 1, noon, hosted by Peconic Bay Medical Center Auxiliary at Inn at East Wind, Wading River. Luncheon followed by men’s and women’s fashions from Renee’s and Chaps’ upscale clothing shops in Mattituck. Models include PBMC’s doctors, nurses, employees and volunteers. Event is for men and women; tickets $40. Reservations/information: 548-6021. Proceeds benefit PBMC.
Take Steps Walk to benefit Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), Saturday, Oct. 2, 3 p.m. at Suffolk County Community College, Riverhead Campus. No registration; raise $100 and get a free T-shirt day of event. Register at www.cctakesteps.org/riverhead. Information: 516-222-5530, [email protected]
Vendors wanted for Old Town Art and Crafts Guild snow fence show and saleslated for Saturday, Oct. 16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on guild grounds in Cutchogue. 734-6382, [email protected]
First Friday Open Mic Night with Liza Coppola, Friday, Oct. 1, 7-10 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, Southold. Musicians, comics, poets, magicians and storytellers welcome. Special guest host Ron Rothman. Admission free; donations appreciated. 765-2626.
Vendors wanted for Wine Country Harvest Fair slated for Saturday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, Riverhead, to benefit Alzheimer’s Association. Ten-foot space $95. Call 369-6080.
‘The Treasure of the Sierra Madre’ Friday, Oct. 1, 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Classic Gold Rush tale of greed and mistrust starring Humphrey Bogart and Walter Huston, directed by John Huston. Free. 298-4134.
Food and Drink
North Fork Vineyard Tuscan Feast, Saturday, Oct. 9, 5-8 p.m. at Gramercy Vineyards, Mattituck. Chefs Tom Schaudel and Michael Ross create a “Dinner in the Vines” featuring locavore creations from the bounty of the North Fork paired with artisanal wines, hosted by Gramercy Vineyards and Group for the East End to raise funds for local environmental protection. Rain date Sunday, October 10th. BYOP (bring your own plate) to reduce waste. Tickets $150 at eastendenvironment.org.
Slow Food Market Dinner at Jamesport Manor Inn, Friday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m. Fee $70; members $65. Portion of proceeds support chapter’s Edible Schoolyard Projects. Reserve at 722-0500 or [email protected]
Annual Eastern Long Island Audubon Society Dinner, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 6 p.m. at Vineyard Caterers, Aquebogue. Special guest Susan Krause from Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown shares stories of its residents, including a red-tailed hawk and variety of owls, and brings along a diamond-back terrapin. Tickets $45. All welcome. Reserve at 281-6001.
For All Ages
Hallockville Farm Meet, Sunday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., hosted by Peconic Bay Region Antique Automobile Club of America. Vehicles 25 years and older, picnic area, refreshments, car corral, trophies etc. Spectators $5; under 12 with parent, free. Registration fees include vehicle, driver and one passenger. Pre-registered $15; pre-registered 1942 and older $5; registrations at gate $20. Rain date Sunday, Oct. 10. 298-5292, pbraaca.org.
Money Management for Teens, Monday, Oct. 4, 5-6:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Financial wisdom and pizza. Free. 298-4134.
TAG (Teen Advisory Group), Wednesday, Oct. 6, 4 p.m. at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic, for ages 12 and up. Join other teens to help redesign the teen space, choose materials for the collection and plan programs. Register: 765-5182.
Meet and greet with The Monkees’ Peter Tork, Sunday, Oct. 3, 4-7 p.m. at Sandpiper Ice Cream in Greenport to benefit the Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation (ACCRF). He will sign autographs 4-6 p.m. Private concert follows. Information: 477-1154.
Singers wanted for East End Arts Council’s Harvest Gospel Concert Series: first rehearsal is Saturday, October 23, 6-9 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church in Flanders, directed by MaryAnn McElroy. Open to all singers; must be available for all rehearsals. Concerts raise funds for EEAC’s music scholarships. Performance dates: Thursday, Nov. 18, at Mattituck Presbyterian Church; Friday, Nov. 19, at Old Whaler’s Church, Sag Harbor and Saturday, Nov. 20, at Friendship Baptist Church, Flanders. Information: 727-0900.
Blessing of the Animals, Sunday, Oct. 3, 1:30 p.m. on lawn of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Mattituck. Rain or shine; bring lawn chair and bottled water. 734-6722.
Custer Institute’s 3rd annual Astronomy Jamboree, Saturday, Oct. 9, 1:30-10 p.m., Southold. Program includes seminars and presentations on various topics including gravity waves, modifying telescopes for disabled observers, the icy moons of Saturn and more. Seating limited; reservations required. Registration form available at www.custerobservatory.org. Admission $45; members $35; seniors $30; full-time students $20; Keynote Address attendees $15. To reserve contact [email protected] and send form with check payable to Custer Institute. Star Party begins 10 p.m., open to all; Admission $5; children $3. 765-2626.
Tours and Trips
Do as you please bus trip to NYC, Saturday, Oct. 16; bus departs Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library 8 a.m. and Mattituck-Laurel Library 8:15 a.m. Multiple stops in Manhattan; departs New York Public Library 6 p.m. Tickets $25. Sign up at circulation desk at either library.
The Written Word
Book discussion ‘A Man Called Intrepid’ by William Stephenson, 10:30 a.m., led by Caroline MacArthur at Southold Free Library. All welcome. 765-2077.
Mystery book discussion ‘The Poet’ by Michael Connelly, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 4 p.m., led by Bev Wowak at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. 298-4134.