Staged Reading of The Kingfisher with Mercedes Ruehl
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street in East Hampton
Written by William Douglas Home and directed by Harris Yulin. In this reading of The Kingfisher, Cecil, a seventy year-old successful novelist living comfortably with his fussy old butler is contemplating marriage. The object of his affections, Evelyn (Ruehl), has just buried the man she married fifty years ago after being propositioned by Cecil. She is confronted with a candid and charming proposal in this delightful comedy that starred Rex Harrison and Claudette Colbert on Broadway. Tickets $25, available online at guildhall.org or at the Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain. Call 631-324-0806.
Sunday, September 8
Shelter Island SPUR RIDE
7 a.m.–2 p.m.
SALT at The Island Boatyard, 63 South Menantic Road
Ride around scenic Shelter Island to benefit the Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund, founded by Lt. Joe Theinert’s family after he was killed in action during combat operations in Afghanistan on June 4, 2010. This ride is dedicated to Joe’s memory and the continuation of the work that he, and all of the “Joes” in the military, began when they enlisted. Choose the 12.5- or 25-mile ride ($50 each and $25 for riders under 16). Visit rememberourjoes.org or call 631-276-9882 to register ahead. After party at SALT Waterfront Bar and Grill with live music from The Realm. T-shirt comes with registration.
North Fork Foodie Tour
10 a.m.–3:45 p.m.
3005 Youngs Avenue, Southold
The North Fork of Long Island is famous for delectable fare. Think Peconic Bay scallops and Long Island duck, strawberries, potatoes and wine country. The tradition of farming has continued and expanded. Now it’s taken on yet
another life, as artisans have begun to produce distinctive foods and explore methods of sustainable agriculture. The North Fork Reform Synagogue gives you a chance to meet the extraordinary people who have dedicated their lives to producing unique local foods and wines and learn how they do it. Visit northforkreformsynagogue.org for more information!
East Quogue Chamber of Commerce Lobster Bash
Dockers Waterside Restaurant, 94 Dune Road
East Quogue Chamber of Commerce’s End of Season Lobster Bash at Dockers Restaurant on Dune Road. This is a benefit for the EQ Chamber Scholarship Fund and tickets are $65 each or $120 for two. Open Bar from 6-8 PM, offering beer, wine and champagne, and lobster dinner with appetizers, salad, coffee and desert, with live music by NOIZ! There will be dancing and auction items, as well as 50/50 raffle! Enjoy this fun, annual event and support your local East Quogue Chamber of Commerce! Visit eqny.com or call 631-728-5555.
The MovieProject at the Riverhead Project
300 East Main Street, Riverhead
The Riverhead Project continues with “The MovieProject” in September on Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday evenings beginning at dusk. A large projector screen situated on the outside bar patio shows different films each night, according to a theme selected by a guest curator. A cinematic specialty cocktail will be featured each week in addition to complimentary popcorn. On Monday evenings guests are invited to meet each week’s curator. Dead Poets Society plays on Friday, September 6 and La Dolce Vida plays Sunday, September 8, kicking off curator Emilie Corey’s week of Marcello Mastroianni films. Visit theriverheadproject.com or call 631-284-9300 for additional listings.