Thursday, October 6
Book Discussion Group, 10:30 a.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Led by Caroline MacArthur; “A Beautiful Mind” by Sylvia Nasar. 765-2077.
Pink Rock Classic Takes a Swing Against Breast Cancer at Blackwells and Great Rock Golf Club, 141 Fairway Drive, Wading River. All proceeds go to The Fund for Uninsured Women at The Fortunato Breast Health Center and Breast Cancer Treatment Services at Mather Hospital. Event includes golf play (registration begins 11:30 a.m.), 11:30 a.m. lunch, 1 p.m. shotgun tournament, 5 p.m. cocktail hour and 6 p.m. grand buffet dinner. Reservations for individual golfers $275, a foursome $1,000, or dinner and cocktails only, $125. Register: 476-2723 or visit thepinkrock.org.
Our Redeemer Lutheran School’s 6th annual Golf Outing at Cherry Creek Golf Links, Riverhead. Registration 11 a.m.; lunch at noon; shotgun start 1 p.m.; reception/dinner/awards 6 p.m. 722-4000, ext. 10.
Fairy House Workshop, 4-5:30 p.m. for grades 3-6 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Registration required. 734-6360.
Film Festival features ‘Bottle Rocket’ (USA, 1996) directed by Wes Anderson, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Friday, October 7
4th annual Plant & Sing Arts & Food Festival at Sylvester Manor educational farm, 80 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, Columbus Day weekend begins 8 p.m. with contradance (traditional barn dance) at Havens House Barn, Shelter Island Historical Society, South Ferry Road; at 10 p.m. “Shuck and Sing,” garlic shucked to prepare for harvest combined with singing led by Bennett Konesni. 749-0626 or visit sylvestermanor.org.
Movie ‘A Small Act,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. A woman sponsors a young Kenyan student and years later he, a Harvard graduate and lawyer for the U.N., contacts her. Free. 298-4134.
Junior High Drop-by, 2:45-4:45 p.m. for grades 7-8 at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Play Wii and other games, make crafts, and “hang out” with friends. Hosted by Penny Kelley. 765-2077.
Anime Night, 4-6 p.m. for teens ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]
Members & Artists Preview for Oysterponds Historical Society’s annual Fall Art Exhibition & Sale, 5-7 p.m. in Swanson Gallery, Old Point Schoolhouse, Village Lane, Orient. 323-2480.
Opening reception for “Favorite Places, Suffolk County,” 6-8 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead. Juried photography competition and exhibition of new and historic images featuring contemporary photographic work juxtaposed with selected images from Society’s Fullerton collection. On view through Nov. 19. 727-2881.
Peconic Amateur Radio Club’s monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Speaker will be PARC member Ron Dobert, also of U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, who presents program on lighthouses of eastern Long Island.
First Friday Open Mic Night, 7-10 p.m., part of The Music Project at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. 765-2626.
Roller Disco Fridays, 7-9 p.m. at Stotzky Park Hockey Rink, hosted by Town of Riverhead Recreation Department. Fee $5 to enter; skate rentals available. 727-5744, ext. 28.
‘Vis-å-vis’ harpsichord recital, 7 p.m. at North Shore United Methodist Church, 260 Route. 25A. Wading River, presented by Stephen Gamboa and Faythe Vollrath, who have performed nationally as the duo Zweikampf. Freewill offering to benefit church’s Haiti mission. Program includes works by Bach, Boccherini, Rameau, and Soler. Reception follows. 929-8692.
Opening reception, 7:30 p.m. for Friends of Riverhead Free Library’s 46th annual photography contest show, 330 Court St. 727-3228.
Saturday, October 8
4th annual Plant & Sing Arts & Food Festival at Sylvester Manor on Shelter Island. Family-friendly weekend of cultural and farming events headlined by Rufus and Martha Wainwright. Farm-to-table experience with cooking demonstrations, garlic planting and sweet potato harvesting, local vendors, food and beverages, kids’ farm activities, games, and more. Proceeds support Sylvester Manor’s educational programs. Literary events including poetry, comedy, storytelling and readings by local authors. Bonfire and garlic-shucking contest 7 p.m. Tickets online at brownpapertickets.com/event/187771; checks accepted at farm stand at Sylvester Manor. Ticket prices include on-site parking. 749-0626, sylvestermanor.org.
4th annual Corcoran Cares for CAST 5K Run/Walk, registration 8-9 a.m., race begins 9:30 a.m. at Fifth Street beach. Fees: $20 preregistration/$25 day of race. Flat and fast run through Greenport Village. 477-1717. Proceeds benefit Community Action Southold Town.
Antique Show and Bake Sale, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Main Road, Cutchogue. Features contents of North Fork homes/estates, baked goods, white elephant table and more. 734-6382, oldtownguild.com.
Lighthouse Cruise, depart 9 a.m. from Greenport, cruise with expert along Gardiners Bay and Long Island Sound to see and photograph famous North Fork lighthouses, including Long Beach Bar “Bug” Light, Orient Point, Plum Island, Little Gull, Race Rock, Latimer Reef and North Dumpling. Fee — $95 per person, $60 for teens/children — includes box lunch and complimentary glass of L.I. wine or bottle of water. Registration/information: eastendseaport.org, [email protected], 477-2100. Groups welcome.
Gyotaku: Japanese Art of Fish Printing, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Southold Indian Museum, 1080 Main Bayview Road. Turn a real fish into a painting with oil and water paints. All supplies provided. Fee: $30, $25 members, materials fee $15. Advanced class, 1:30-5 p.m. Register: 765-5577.
20th annual Fall Craft Fair & Chinese Auction, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on grounds of Aquebogue School, 499 Main Road, hosted by Aquebogue PTO. Rain or shine. Handcrafted items, baked goods and food, chinese auction, baskets galore, 50/50, Aquebogue apparel, special performance by Riverhead PAL cheerleaders and Riverhead Polish Dancers. 998-3043.
Autumn Woodland Walk, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Sylvester Manor, 80 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island. Join Peconic Land Trust for walk with arborist and horticultural consultant Ray Smith. Explore gardens and woodlands of 200-plus-acre estate and learn about its mature trees and specimen shrubs. After, stay for “Plant and Sing Festival” (see separate listing). $5/person for walk only, $25/walk and festival day pass. Tickets at BrownPaperTickets.com. Information at sylvestermanor.wordpress.com, 749-0626. Rain cancels woodland walk. “Plant and Sing” will continue rain or shine.
Horse & Scarecrow Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Hallockville Museum Farm, Sound Avenue, Riverhead. Sponsored by IRIE/EELHA. Rain date Oct. 15. Riderless horse show 10 a.m., shooting competition 1 p.m., scarecrow exhibit, storytelling, pony rides, food, vendors. Proceeds benefit IRIE Therapeutic Riding and EELHA Rescue Fund. 298-5292, hallockville.com.
Oysterponds Historical Society’s annual Fall Art Exhibition & Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Swanson Gallery, Old Point Schoolhouse, Village Lane, Orient features works by North Fork artists in variety of media including paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture and more. 323-2480.
Book reading/signing with Frances Pergamo, 11 a.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. She reads and shares writing experiences of first novel “The Healing,” set in Southold. Light refreshments served. 765-2077
Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends Play Days, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at The Railroad Museum of Long Island, 416 Griffing Ave., Riverhead. Adults $7, children $4, children under 5 free. Kids can play with Thomas tracks and toys, color pictures of Thomas and his friends, ride Pumpkin Patch Train, select a pumpkin for face painting and more. Drawing held each day for two tickets to a “Day Out With Thomas the Tank Engine.” Play Day Kit includes wooden boxcar for painting, wooden train whistle, engineer’s bandana and striped hat. Pre-order online at ultimatethomas.com or purchase at door for $7.50. 765-2757.
Candy Wrapper Bag & Wallet program, 2:30-3:30 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Registration required: 734-6360.
Double book reading and signing, 3 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Two poets discuss their novels: Teresa Svoboda “Bohemian Girl” and Jackson Taylor “The Blue Orchard.” Free. 477-0660.
Observe the Moon Night, dusk-midnight at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Suggested donation $5 adults, $3 children under 14, members free. Check weather first, 765-2626, custerobservatory.org.
Sunday, October 9
4th annual Plant & Sing Arts & Food Festival, 7-10 a.m. yoga and garlic planting with gospel singing, 3-7 p.m. music headlined by Rufus and Martha Wainwright. See Saturday.
Breakfast Buffet, 8:30 a.m.-noon at Knights of Columbus, 2050 Depot Lane in Cutchogue. Adults $8, children $4. 734-7338.
Classic Auto Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Big Duck Ranch, Flanders Road, Flanders, sponsored by Friends of the Big Duck. Features James Bond 007 Lotus Esprit from film “The Spy Who Loved Me,” oldies music by Vinnie V, trophies and raffles. Car registration $15 advance, $20 at gate. Admission $5, children under 12 free (with adult). 284-3737, bigduck.org.
36th annual Riverhead Country Fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., features live entertainment all day, vendors, farm animals and pony rides, agriculture, homemaking and needlecraft competitions, vegetable-decorating contest, food and local produce, carnival rides and midway, folk music and arts, garden and pedal tractor pulls, “meet the authors” and more. Admission free. riverheadcountryfair.com.
Giant yard and bake sale, 10 a.m. on front lawn of First Congregational Church of Riverhead, Main Street, includes exhibit of quilts made by Eastern Long Island Quilters Guild. 727-2621.
Oysterponds Historical Society’s annual Fall Art Exhibition & Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Swanson Gallery; see Saturday.
Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends Play Days, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at The Railroad Museum of Long Island. See Saturday.
Fall Harvest Festival, noon-3 p.m. at Havens House Museum, South Ferry Road, Shelter Island, rain or shine. Hosted by Shelter Island Historical Society. 749-0025.
A Virtual Journey to the Forbidden City, Lhasa, 2-4:30 p.m. at Southold Indian Museum, 1080 Main Bayview Road. Dr. Arthur Goldberg, professor of chemistry and environmental science at C.W. Post/Long Island University and ardent nature photographer, shares images and adventures of his recent trip to Tibet. Minimum requested donation: $5 for adults and children 14 and over; includes access to museum exhibits and refreshments; members free. 765-5577.
Monday, October 10
North Fork Audubon Society’s walk with Jody Levin, meet 8 a.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Drive to Bitner property on Soundview Avenue for mini hawk watch. Bring chair. RSVP. 680-0515, [email protected]
Oysterponds Historical Society’s annual Fall Art Exhibition & Sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Swanson Gallery; see Saturday.
Tuesday, October 11
Mommy & Me programs at Long Island Science Center, 10-11:30 a.m. October sessions feature “Fascinating Animals,” “Living Plants,” and “Ice Cream Chemistry.” Fee $12 per session (discount for multiple sessions); call for schedule and to reserve: 208-8000.
North Fork Chamber of Commerce 5th Annual Golf Outing at Island’s End Golf & Country Club, Greenport. All-inclusive day of golf includes BBQ lunch, 18 holes of golf, including carts, beverage cart, cocktails, surf-and-turf dinner, contest, and prizes. Proceeds support scholarship program and neighborhood initiatives. Tee sponsorships available. Golf and dinner: $175; cocktails & dinner only: $75. To register, sponsor a tee or learn more, call Andy Binkowski 860-662-0499 or email [email protected]
Southold Mothers’ Club’s book club, 7 p.m. reads “My Hollywood” by Mona Simpson; contact Mara at mara_ [email protected]
Wednesday, October 12
Chicken dinner fundraiser, hosted by Greenport Fire Department Rescue Squad, noon-8 p.m. at Soundview Restaurant, Route 48, Greenport. Tickets $18, available from squad members, at door, or by calling Dan Creedon, 477-8717.
Make a Monster, 4 p.m. for grades K-1 at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Register: 298-4134.
Movie “Capote,’ 6-8 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St., based on true story, film explores events behind Truman Capote’s book “In Cold Blood,” hailed as a masterpiece in true crime, a gripping account of 1959 multiple murders of Kansas farm family. 727-3228.
Holiday Appetizers, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Learn to make four quick and easy appetizers for holiday entertaining; take home samples and recipes. $5 per person. Space limited. Register in advance at Circulation Desk. 298-4134.
East Marion Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary hosts ‘Just Jewelry’ fundraiser, at 7:30 p.m. at firehouse, Main Road. Refreshments.
Thursday, October 13
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.
In order to be listed in the calendar, events must be open to the general public and be not-for-profit, nonpartisan and nonsectarian in nature. The deadline for receipt of calendar listings is 5 p.m. Friday. To submit material: E-mail [email protected]; mail to Times/Review News-papers, P.O. Box 1500, Mattituck, NY 11952; or fax to 298-3287. Call 298-3200 for information.