Bergen, Clinton, BookHampton
When Candice Bergen’s memoir “Knock Wood” came out in 1984, being chased by a young Jack Nicholson in “Carnal Knowledge” may still have been relatively fresh in the actress’s mind, but her days starring in the television series “Murphy Brown,” and Dan Quayle’s elevation of the character to cultural touchstone status, were yet to come, so there’s surely ample material for a follow-up.
Eco-friendly gardens will be the focus of this year’s Garden as Art tour, an annual benefit for Guild Hall. The event begins on Saturday at 9 a.m. with a continental breakfast at Guild Hall and a panel discussion moderated by Edwina von Gal.
The subject of the talk will be similar in theme to the tour, i.e., landscape care that is chemical and pesticide free. Afterward there will be a book signing by the participants: Sean O’Neill, Stephen Orr, Eric Fleisher, Diane Lewis, and Paul Tukey.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration honored Richard G. Hendrickson, a volunteer United States Cooperative weather observer since 1930, for his longstanding service on Sunday.
Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton will be temporarily closed to shellfishing from sunrise on Saturday through Wednesday, in anticipation of the annual fireworks show on Saturday, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced on Thursday.