Montauk is a happening place to be. Upcoming programs and events include musical performances, rummage sales, a book talk and a lecture, and more.
Amanda M. Fairbanks, author of the new book "The Lost Boys of Montauk," will be at the Montauk Lighthouse next Thursday at 7 p.m. to sign copies of her book about the four Montauk fishermen lost at sea during a storm in 1984. She will read excerpts and answer questions from Tom Clavin, the author of "Dark Noon," about the wreck of the Pelican party boat off Montauk in 1951.
Also at the Lighthouse, the Oceans Institute will host "From Plankton to Whales — Why Our Local Waters are Worth Protecting," a talk on Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Chris Paparo, the manager of the Southampton Marine Center.
The Montauk Community Garden's first market day of the summer will be on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. There will be fresh produce, herbs, and flowers for sale. The garden is located on the grounds of the St. Therese parish center.
The Montauk Chamber of Commerce's Monday night concert series on the green will kick off this week with Joe Delia and the Thieves, a surf rock 'n' roll band playing blues tunes, performing from 6:30 to 8:30. Seating will be marked for social distancing. Taking chairs and blankets has been suggested.
The Montauk Community Church rummage sale is in full swing on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon through Labor Day weekend. The basement is filled with clothes, linens, toys, household items, and much more. Donations are not being accepted at this time.
Nancy Atlas will play all-ages shows at the Surf Lodge on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Reservations are required by calling 631-238-5216.