Reception for exhibit of photographs by Pat Patterson Hauck and paintings by Gina Gilmour, Sunday, Aug. 29, 3-5 p.m. at Rosalie Dimon Gallery, Jamesport Manor Inn, Jamesport, presented by East End Arts Council. On view through Nov. 3. 727-0900.
Reception for ‘Scenes from a Book’ juried photography show, Friday, Sept. 3, 5-7 p.m. at East End Arts Council gallery, Riverhead. Live music by students from EEAC School of the Arts and refreshments. 727-0900.
Art From the Heart live and silent auction, Saturday, Aug. 28, 3-7 p.m. at Victor Ozeri’s home in Aquebogue. Auctioneer is 88.3 FM radio and talk show host Bonnie Grice. Over 40 local and international artists, original works in oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, sculpture and more. Bidding starts at $200. Music, complimentary food and beverages. Proceeds benefit Have A Heart, which provides direct emergency aid to East End residents. Donation $25 requested. Information: 678-3509.
Thirtieth annual Southold and Greenport Rotary Golf Classic, Wednesday, Sept. 8, at Island’s End Golf and Country Club, Greenport. Lunch 11 a.m.; shotgun start 1 p.m. Donation $190; includes goody bag, green fees and golf cart, driving range and balls, beer, soft drinks, Bloody Marys, water and snacks on course, all club facilities, grilled hamburgers and hotdogs, one-hour open bar, hors d’oeuvres, buffet dinner, raffles and more. Make check payable to Southold Rotary. Information: 298-8026, 765-6085.
Vendors wanted for Southold Indian Museum’s annual Craft and Yard Sale slated for Saturday, Sept. 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Space 10 x 10 available for a fee; call 765-5577.
World Mission Craft Sale, Friday, Sept. 3, 1-5 p.m; Saturday, Sept. 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 5, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, Greenport. Items made by artisans in developing regions of Africa, Asia and the Americas including jewelry, games, home furnishings, accessories, clothing and musical instruments. 730-3982.
Old Town Art and Crafts Guild snow fence show and sale, Saturday, Aug. 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on guild grounds in Cutchogue. Shop open until 6 p.m. 734-6382, [email protected] Rain date Sunday, Aug. 29.
Bluegrass and Big Duck Country Music Festival and Farmers Market, Saturday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Big Duck Ranch, Flanders. Farmers Market applications available at Long Island Cauliflower Association, Riverhead; must be received by Friday, Aug. 20. Entries for Friends of the Big Duck Songwriting Contest must be received by Wednesday, Sept. 1. Information at bigduck.org.
Eleventh annual Riverhead Railroad Festival ‘Happy Anniversary Days,’ Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 28-29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at museum grounds celebrates 20th anniversary of RMLI and 100th anniversary of LIRR Riverhead Railroad Station. Ride 1964-65 LIRR Pavilion World’s Fair Train, see operating toy train layouts and take LIRR Greenport “Scoot” to LIRR museum in Greenport and back to Riverhead. Historic railcars, cabooses, speeders, vendors, music by Eastbound Freight bluegrass band, refreshments and more. Adults ages 13+ $6; ages 5-12 $3; under 5 free. “Scoot” tickets purchased onboard train. 727-7920.
Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church Polish Festival, Saturday, Sept. 4, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 5, noon-5 p.m. 734-7088, [email protected]
Movie ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ (2009) Friday, Aug. 27, 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Directed by Wes Anderson, starring George Clooney and Meryl Streep. PG. 298-4134.
Peconic Green Growth presents ‘No Impact Man,’ Sunday, Aug. 29, 4 p.m. at Art Sites Gallery, Riverhead. Sundance-selected documentary followed by Q and A with film’s star Colin Beavan. Suggested donation $10; reserve at 591-2401, [email protected] Colin hosts fundraising dinner after the film, $250. RSVP. All proceeds benefit No Impact Project, international environmental nonprofit that advocates better choices, community action, participation and lifestyle changes.
Food and Drink
Community Picnic ‘to celebrate our diversity,’ Saturday, Aug. 28, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Strawberry Fields fairgrounds, Mattituck, hosted by Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force. All congregations welcome. Bring food to share; hot dogs, hamburgers and beverages provided. Live music, arts and crafts, games and entertainment. [email protected]
North Fork Foodie Tour 2010, Sunday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. from Riverhead to Orient. Pick up tour map at Peconic Land Trust’s Charnews Farm in Southold. Self-guided day of tours, visits and events celebrating locally produced food and artisanal food producers, including organic vegetable farm, lavender farm, oyster farm, goat dairy, egg farm, boutique confectionery, special wineries and exotic micro-vegetables. Tickets $25; children under 12 free. Order in advance at northforkreformsynagogue.org. Tickets available at Gallery M, Greenport; Complement the Chef, Southold; Cecily’s Love Lane Gallery, Mattituck; Barth’s Drug Store, Riverhead. Also available day of tour at Charnews Farm or after 10 a.m. at any participating venue. 722-5712.
Annual Fall Steak Nite, Saturday, Sept. 4, 6-9 p.m. hosted by Southold Fire Dept. Eagle Hook and Ladder Co. #3. Donation $30; tickets available at Polywoda Beverage and Southold Pharmacy in Southold. 765-3385.
Buffet Breakfast, Sunday, Aug. 29, 8 a.m.-noon at Holy Trinity Church, Greenport, features “sumptuous” hot buffet table with french toast, pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage and home fries. Coffee and tea served. All proceeds benefit parish and community activities. Suggested minimum donation: adults $10; children under 12 $6; under 5 free. Tickets at door or call 477-0855.
For All Ages
Twenty-first annual Boy Scout Car Show, Saturday, Sept. 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Peconic Lane School, Peconic. Rain date Sunday, Sept. 5. Antique, steam, classic, collector, street rod, custom cars and trucks. Picnic area, refreshments and food. Trophies awarded. Cut-off date 1990. Pre-registration show car and driver $15; at gate $20. General admission $5; under 12 with parent, free. Presented by Troop 6 Committee to benefit troop. 298-5757, [email protected]
For Bargain Hunters
Antiques in the Churchyard, Saturday, Aug. 28, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 34th annual Old Steeple Community Church Antique Show and Sale, Aquebogue, features 65 exhibitors. Country lunch available. Adults; $6; children free. Rain date Monday, Sept. 6. 516-868-2751, 722-3070.
For History Buffs
‘Chairs: Antique and Unique’ exhibit, Saturday-Monday, Aug. 28-30, 1-4 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council in Schoolhouse on Village Green, Cutchogue, in celebration of its 50th anniversary. 734-7122. Admission free.
North Fork Italian American Club’s monthly meeting, Friday, Aug. 27, 7 p.m. at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic. Guest speaker Jim Waters of Waters Crest Winery. Refreshments served. All welcome.
Jamesport Meeting House, Jamesport: ‘From Broadway to Napoli,’ Saturday, Aug. 28, 7:30 p.m. features Sal Diliberto performing Broadway show tunes and Italian songs. Also performing is soprano Donna Butler. Complimentary refreshments follow concert. Advance tickets $20; at door $25. 722-3416, [email protected] Proceeds benefit Jamesport Meeting House. The Long Island Opera Company presents ‘Puccini Gala,’ Saturday, Sept. 4, 7:30 p.m. featuring great opera arias and duets performed by outstanding young talent. Advance tickets $30; at door $35. 722-3416.
Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport: The Cottage Quartet performs Saturday, Aug. 28, 3 p.m. featuring works by Haydn, Telemann, Debussy, Astor Piazzolla and others. Free. Linda Bonaccorso and Mark Quintana perform wide range of vocal selections Sunday, Aug. 29, 2 p.m. Free. 477-0660.
An Evening of Song with Steven Blier and Friends, Saturday, Aug. 28, 8 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, Orient. Singers Sasha Cooke, Kelly Markgraf and John Brancy join pianist Steven Blier in performance of songs by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Granados, Kurt Weill, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, Steven Sondheim and others. Tickets: general $30; students $15; limited reserved seats $50; call 323-1378.
The Natural World
North Fork Audubon: Family nature walk led by Bev Prentice, Saturday, Aug. 28, meet 9 a.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Walk through woods to pond and Sound shore, identify trees, wildflowers, ferns, mammals and birds. Weather permitting. No registration; info at 793-0113. Suggested donation $5 family group. [email protected] Cedar Beach Shorebirds with Jody Levin, Saturday, Aug. 28, 8 a.m. Scan grasses and mud flats for returning least and common terns and others. Bring binoculars and/or scope, hat, sunscreen, bug spray and footwear for mucky terrain. 275-3202, [email protected]
Sarah Ruhl’s ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ opens North Fork Community Theatre’s 53rd season. Poetic fantasy in which the act of answering a dead man’s cell phone draws a woman into the mysteries of life, death and varieties of love. Performances Sept. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 12, 19, 26 at 2:30 p.m. Opening Night Reception 7 p.m. Tickets $15: 298-NFCT, nfct.com.
Tours and Trips
Bus trip to Kykuit and Philipsburg Manor, Wednesday, Sept 29, sponsored by Friends of Cutchogue-New Suffolk and Mattituck-Laurel Libraries. Kykuit is Hudson Valley home of four generations of Rockefellers and Philipsburg Manor is an 18th century milling and trading complex. Tickets $60, includes transportation, guided tour of Kykuit, cafe lunch and Philipsburg entry; available at circulation desks. Bus departs Cutchogue 7:30 a.m. and Mattituck 7:45 a.m. and returns 7:30 p.m. 734-6360, 298-4134.
The Written Word
Book discussion ‘Nemesis’ by Jo Nesbo, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 4 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Led by Bev Wowak. 298-4134.
Book talk and signing, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2 p.m. features “Farms, Vineyards and Small Towns of the North Fork of Long Island” by Bob Miller at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Cutchogue. All welcome. 734-6360.