This week’s calendar of events

12/02/2011 4:50 PM |
Pianists Charlotte Day and Jeffrey Wentz (pictured), along with cellist Ted Hoyle, perform Sunday at 4 p.m. at First Universalist Church of Southold.

DOUGLAS GREGG PHOTO | Pianists Charlotte Day and Jeffrey Wentz (pictured), along with cellist Ted Hoyle, perform Sunday at 4 p.m. at First Universalist Church of Southold.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1
Book discussion, 10:30 a.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road, Southold. ‘Last Call,’ by Daniel Okrent, discussion led by Caroline MacArthur. 765-2077.

Pottery Painting Workshop, 2 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Make holiday gifts with Lora Lomuscio. $19 materials fee. Register at 477-0660.

Make Gingerbread Houses, 4:30-6 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road, Southold. For all ages. Free. RSVP 765-2077.

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, 6 p.m. at George Young Community Center, Jamesport. Caroling and refreshments, hosted by Jamesport Fire Department. Santa is expected.

‘Arsenic and Old Lace,’ 7:30 p.m. at McGann-Mercy high school auditorium, 1225 Ostrander Ave., Riverhead. Classic comedy of 1940s presented by McGann-Mercy Theatre Company. Tickets $8 at door. 727-5900, ext. 10.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2
Preview 10 x 10 = 100 art show and sale, noon, to benefit North Fork Environmental Council at South Street Gallery, 18 South St., Greenport. 477-0021.

Film, ‘Unknown,’ (PG-13), thriller about doctor whose identity is stolen after accident. 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Free.

Reception at East End Arts’ Holiday Market, 5-8 p.m. at EEA Gallery,133 East Main St., Riverhead. One-of-a-kind artists’ works, jewelry, ceramics, crafts.

East End Arts’ First Fridays Art Talks, 6 p.m. at EEA Carriage House, 133 East Main St., Riverhead. Artist-in-residence Rosamaria Eisler discusses her books, prints and printmaking. Free. 369-2171, [email protected]

Art Exhibition Opening Reception, 6-8 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 West Main St., Riverhead. Paintings by noted L.I. artist Charles Henry Miller (1842-1922) and new book documenting painter’s life. Free. 727-2881, suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.

Snow Ball party, sponsored by TWIGS branch of ELIH Auxiliary, 6:30-11:30 p.m. at Love Lane, Mattituck. RSVP 258-4721.

Christmas benefit for North Fork Animal Welfare League, 7 p.m. at Castello di Borghese Vineyards, 17150 Route 48, Cutchogue. Musical performances by Mr. GP Lane and others. Reserved seating $25, general admission $20 at the door. Email [email protected]

First Friday Open Mic Night, 7-10 p.m., Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. All performers welcome. Free, donations appreciated.

Holiday Tea and Antiques Appraisal, sponsored by Wading River Historical Society, 7 p.m., at Wading River Congregational Church, 2057 North Country Road. Includes appraisals, tea, cider, desserts, music by SWR high school students, door prizes and raffles. Admission $15 at door. 929-7257, [email protected]

‘Arsenic and Old Lace,’ 7:30 p.m. in McGann-Mercy high school auditorium, Riverhead. See Thursday.

Holiday Concert, 7:30 p.m. at Shoreham-Wading River High School auditorium. SWR Community Band plays holiday selections. Free. 821-8116.

North Fork Chorale, 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Southold, celebrates 75 years of singing, with guest artist Ann Welcome. Also on Saturday, Dec. 3, 8 p.m., Mattituck Presbyterian Church; Sunday, Dec. 4, 3 p.m., Orient Congregational Church. Tickets $10. 298-8194.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3
Southold High School Juniors annual Santa Breakfast, 8:30-10:30 a.m. in elementary school cafeteria. Pancakes, eggs, bacon, photo with Santa, holiday singalong. Cost is $6 per person, $20 for family of four.

Mattituck Presbyterian Church Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the church, Main Road, Mattituck. Jewelry, linens, baked goods, plants, toys, more. Breakfast and lunch available.

Meet and Greet With Santa, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Grind Café, 2034 North Country Road, Wading River. Proceeds go to 2011 Holiday Project, which aims to supply families in need. 886-2203.

Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Old Steeple Community Church, Main Road, Aquebogue. Boxed cookies, food table, kitchen knives, crafts, gifts; raffle of antique quilt at 2 p.m. Lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 722-3070.

Annual CAST Holiday Happening, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Photos with Santa 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Baked goods, café, face-painting, raffle, train display, more. Free. 477-1717.

Ornament Painting with Southold Mothers’ Club, 10 a.m. at Greenport Art & Design, 117 Main St., Greenport. Kids paint holiday ornaments. RSVP to [email protected]

Christmas Holiday Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at David W. Crohan Community Center, Flanders. Sponsored by Flanders Seniors.702-2375.

Greens Sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Baiting Hollow Congregational Church, Sound Avenue. Wreaths, sprays, white elephant table.

Decorations and Gifts Tag-Sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First Universalist Church parsonage, Main Road, Southold. Half-price, rain or shine. 765-3494.

Make a Dream-Catcher, 10-11:30 a.m. at Southold Indian Museum Center for Traditional Crafts, 1080 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Register, 765-5577.

‘Wooden Wonderland,’ 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 West Main St., Riverhead. Carvers’ demonstration, show and sale of homemade Santas, birds, fish, duck decoys, gnomes, ornaments. 727-2881, suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org

Free Movie, 10 a.m. at Mattituck Cinemas, Mattituck Shopping Center, Main Road, Mattituck. First come, first served, followed by free hot chocolate while waiting for Santa.

Santa Visits Mattituck, noon at Mattituck Shopping Plaza, Main Road, Mattituck, in fire department fire truck. Visits in Rite Aid Pharmacy for photos; Mattituck-Cutchogue school chorus sings carols. Free cookies.

Railroad Museum of Long Island Holiday Open House, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at museum, 440 4th St., Greenport. Santa arrives at noon. Gifts and goodies, snowplow JAWS, raffle for Lionel Polar Express train set. 765-2757.

Santa Paws! Pet photos with Santa, noon-3 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Cost $10; all proceeds go to Kent Animal Shelter. 727-5731, [email protected]

Christmas Gift Shop, open noon-4 p.m. at Carriage House, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council, Village Green, Cutchogue. Hand-crafted gifts, Nantucket baskets, carved shorebirds, tin nightlights, chocolates, jams, more. 734-2608.

Carols and Christmas Tree lighting, 4:30 p.m. at Cutchogue Village Green. Refreshments in schoolhouse. Sponsored by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council. 734-6571.

Basically Baroque, 2 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Chamber group performs Bach, Telemann, Donizetti and others. Free. 477-0660.

Oysterponds Historical Society Annual Holiday Winter Benefit at Webb House, 5-8 p.m. The former farmhouse and inn will be beautifully decorated for this popular seasonal event. Tickets $100. RSVP 323-2480, [email protected]

10 x 10 = 100 art show and sale to benefit North Fork Environmental Council, 6 p.m. at South Street Gallery, 18 South St., Greenport. 477-0021.

‘Arsenic and Old Lace,’ 7:30 p.m. in McGann-Mercy high school auditorium, Riverhead. See Thursday.

Evening Stargazing, 8 p.m.-midnight at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Guided tours of night sky through powerful telescopes. Suggested donation: $5 nonmembers, $3 children under 14; free for members. 765-2626.

North Fork Chorale, 8 p.m. at Mattituck Presbyterian Church; celebrates 75 years of singing, with guest artist Ann Welcome. Also on Sunday, Dec. 4, 3 p.m., Orient Congregational Church. Tickets $10. 298-8194.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4
French Toast Breakfast with Santa, 8 a.m.-noon at Holy Trinity Church, Main Road, Greenport. Hosted by Greenport High School Interact. Cost: $7 adults, $5 seniors and students. Tickets at door. 477-1950, ext. 210.

Railroad Museum of Long Island Holiday Open House, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 440 4th St., Greenport. See Saturday.
Christmas Gift Shop, open noon-4 p.m. at Carriage House, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council, Village Green, Cutchogue. See Saturday.

Christmas at Hallockville Museum Farm, noon to 4 p.m. at Hallockville, 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Guided tours of decorated historic homes, costumed interpreters, antique toys, musicians, carriage rides and Santa. Admission: $8 adults, $4 children 6-12; family of 4, $18. 298-5292.

Riverhead Lions Christmas Parade, 1 p.m., Main Street. Photo with Santa. riverheadlions.com.

‘Long May You Shine,’ 2 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport.

Documentary about all-volunteer reconstruction of Long Beach Bar “Bug Light” lighthouse, introduced by producer John Costello. 477-0660.

Hidden City Orchestra, 2 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Performance group with improvising orchestra. 734-6360.

‘Arsenic and Old Lace,’ 2 p.m. in McGann-Mercy high school auditorium, 1225 Ostrander Ave., Riverhead. Classic comedy of 1940s presented by McGann-Mercy Theatre Company. Bagel and danish buffet before performance. Tickets $8 at door. 727-5900, ext. 10.

North Fork Chorale, 3 p.m. at Orient Congregational Church. Celebrates 75 years of singing, with guest artist Ann Welcome. Tickets $10. 298-8194.

Repeal of Prohibition Concert, 3 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Concert by South Shore Syncopators and singers from Gilbert & Sullivan Light Opera Co. of L.I. Imagined 1933 radio broadcast following historic event. Tickets $25, seniors $20. Call 516-795-7745 or visit syncopators.blogspot.com.

Charlotte Day and Friends perform at 4 p.m. at Unitarian/Universalist Church, Main Road, Southold. Music for two pianos (Ms. Day and Jeffrey Wentz) and solos for cello (Ted Hoyle). Works by Mozart, Vivaldi, Saint-Saëns and Piazzolla and some popular seasonal carols. Free, donations accepted. 765-3494.

‘The Dickens! The Dickens,’ 4 p.m., Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport. Actor David Houston performs the holiday classic “A Christmas Carol.” $5 per person, $10 per family. peconiclanding.com

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5
Ornament Painting with Southold Mothers’ Club, 10 a.m. at Greenport Art & Design, 117 Main St., Greenport. Kids paint holiday ornaments. RSVP to [email protected]

Mattituck Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party and Chinese Auction, 6 p.m. at Vineyard Caterers, Main Road, Aquebogue. Open bar, dinner, music by Sahara. Tickets $45 in advance only at Suffolk County National Bank, Cutchogue, or Love Lane Sweet Shoppe, Mattituck. 722-3458, 298-9400.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6
Phillips Winter Concert, 7 p.m., Phillips Avenue Elementary School, Riverside.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7
Old-Fashioned Community Cookie Swap, 7 p.m., Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Bring two dozen favorite cookies and recipes for exchange. Everyone goes home with a gift tin of samples. Holiday beverages. Register at circulation desk. Free. 298-4134.

Roanoke Avenue Winter Concert, 7 p.m., Roanoke Avenue Elementary School, Riverhead.

English Conversation Group, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through March 2012 at Southold Free Library, Main Road. All nationalities, skills. Led by volunteer Jane Andrews. Free. 765-2077

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8
Reindeer Read-out, 4:15-5 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Story and craft for kids ages 6-7. Register, 734-6360.

Southold Mothers’ Club Holiday Party, 7 p.m. at A Mano Restaurant, 13560 Main Road, Mattituck. Bring wrapped ornament to swap. Cost: $25, includes three-course meal, one cocktail, and tax and tip. RSVP to [email protected]

Calendar Policy
In order to be listed in the calendar, events must be open to the general public and be not-for-profit, nonpartisan and nonsectarian in nature. The deadline for receipt of calendar listings is 5 p.m. Friday. To submit material: E-mail [email protected]; mail to Times/Review News­papers, P.O. Box 1500, Mattituck, NY 11952; or fax to 298-3287. Call 298-3200 for information.

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