Articles by

Katharine Schroeder

12/20/14 4:00pm
A group of children wait for Santa's arrival at Brecknock Hall in Greenport. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

A group of children waiting for Santa’s arrival on Friday in Greenport. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

Peconic Landing and the Brecknock Hall Foundation held a holiday celebration on Friday at Brecknock Hall in Greenport.

Children waited for Santa’s arrival after they decorated gingerbread cookies and enjoyed carols sung by Greenport School District’s a cappella choral group.

After Santa made his entrance, he sat with the group of children and read Clement C. Moore’s classic “A Visit from St. Nicholas.”

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11/29/14 9:00am
Savanna Smith, 9, of Southold decorates the tree in the Bay View Schoolhouse.

Savanna Smith, 9, of Southold decorates the tree in the Bay View Schoolhouse.

The Southold Historical Society held its annual Candlelight Tour and tree lighting on the museum grounds in Southold Friday afternoon.

All museum buildings were open and visitors enjoyed demonstrations, decorations, and live music.  Santa stopped by for a visit and at 5:00 the Christmas tree was lit for the season.

Click through to see photos from Friday night’s event:

Photos by Katharine Schroeder.

Nineteen-month-old Maeve Flatley of Mattituck holds on tightly to the "North Pole."

Nineteen-month-old Maeve Flatley of Mattituck holds on tightly to the “North Pole.”

Museum trustee Joel Reitman.

Museum trustee Joel Reitman.

Matthew Goldberg, 9, and brother Daniel, 3,, of Merrick take a ride on a Christmas tractor.

Matthew Goldberg, 9, and brother Daniel, 3,, of Merrick take a ride on a Christmas tractor.

Three-year-old Evan Ford of Southold tells Santa all his Christmas wishes.

Three-year-old Evan Ford of Southold tells Santa all his Christmas wishes.

11/20/14 6:00am
Southold Elementary School students rehearse 'Aladdin Kids.' (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Southold Elementary School students rehearse ‘Aladdin Kids.’ (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The Southold Elementary Drama Club will be presenting its musical production of Disney’s “Aladdin Kids” on Friday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 22, at 3 p.m. in the district auditorium.

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10/23/14 1:00pm
The Southold and Greenport high school drama clubs present 'Don't Drink the Water.' (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The Southold and Greenport high school drama clubs present ‘Don’t Drink the Water.’ (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The Southold and Greenport high school drama clubs will present their third joint production, “Don’t Drink the Water,” Friday to Sunday, Oct. 24 to 26. The classic Woody Allen comedy will be performed in Southold’s district auditorium at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.  (more…)

10/13/14 8:00am
The 39th annual Riverhead Country Fair featured family-friendly activities, including dancing and a magic show. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

The 39th annual Riverhead Country Fair featured family-friendly activities, including dancing and a magic show. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

Thousands of people visited downtown Riverhead on Sunday for the 39th annual Riverhead Country Fair.

Vendors lined Main Street and the waterfront and sold a variety of goods — from roasted corn to crocheted baby hats.

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