Holiday Highlights: Santa Claus to Tour Halesite

Santa Claus will be touring Halesite on Dec. 17 with the help of the Halesite Fire Department. Here is the tentative schedule. If there’s inclement weather that day, the visit will be postponed until Dec.18. The route times are approximate. 12:00PM START • YOUNGS HILL Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Fine Art Fair, Cookie Exchange

The Art League of Long Island has booked its 57th annual holiday fine art and craft fair for this weekend. On display will be works of pottery, woodcraft, clothing, glass jewelry, toys and more. The show at the league,  107 East Deer Park Road, Dix Read More …

Crowds Jam Downtown for Holiday Spectacular

The Huntington Holiday Spectacular returned to Wall Street on Saturday, welcomed by enthusiastic crowds who packed downtown for a parade and lighting of the 65-foot Christmas tree. Briefly considered for relocation to Heckscher Park after two years of appearances on Wall Street, the spectacular was Read More …

Holiday Highlights: ‘The Voice,’ Ice Carving and Dancing at Spectacular

Beyond Saturday’s opening celebration, with the lighting of the Christmas tree and a parade, the Huntington Holiday Spectacular is planning several events on a schedule that runs through Jan.5. Art galleries, bakeries, musicians and others are lined up to add to the spectacular. Events include Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Gay Men’s Chorus to Perform Dec. 11

The Long Island Gay Men’s Chorus will present a Christmas holiday concert at St. John’s Episcopal Church on Dec.11. The concert, which will begin at 8 p.m., is one of three performances around Long Island, including  Dec. 9 at Saint Francis Episcopal Church, 1692 Bellmore Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Christmas Films at Cinema Arts

Cinema Arts Centre plans several Christmas-themed films in December, starting with A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story. The retelling of the Charles Dickens’ masterpiece is scheduled for  Thursday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 4 12 PM Tickets are $17 for the public; Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Chanukah Wonderland

Melville Chabad is hosting a Chanukah Wonderland Dec. 18 at Walt Whitman Shops. The entire family is invited to enjoy the camaraderie and celebrate the holiday of Chanukah in style with family and community at this celebration. Included in the event are dreidel painting, doughnut Read More …

Safety Tips Ahead of Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving is just days away. This holiday season, people are embracing the traditions they love best: Gatherings with family and friends, and turkey platters with all the trimmings. And don’t forget a day of football – both in the backyard, and on our screens. Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Bright Lights at the Vanderbilt

Candlelight tours, visits with Santa and friends in his workshop, a children’s scavenger hunt, and a holiday laser show are part o the Vanderbilt Museum’s program, Bright Lights: Celebrate the Season. The event will run  from 5-8 pm.  on Nov. 26, Dec.3-18 and Dec.22. Thousands Read More …

Dickens’ Descendant to Perform ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Cinema Arts

The great-great grandson of Charles Dickens will perform his live adaptation of A Christmas Carol at the Cinema Arts Centre on Dec. 5. Gerald Dickens, who has been performing his one-man show since 1993, will play more than 30 characters from the 19th Century classic Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Bliss Pastries’ Gluten-Free Lineup

Bliss Pastries is offering corporate gift boxes of its gluten-free chocolate chip cookies and brownies this year for the holidays. Owner Stacy Malinow of Dix Hills said, “You don’t have to be gluten free to love our desserts.”  She launched her business in  February of Read More …