Candlelight tour and tree lighting in Southold today

TIM KELLY FILE PHOTO | Carollers singing during the historical society’s Christmas Tree lighting in 2009.

No interest in Black Friday shopping? Find the spirit of Christmas past in Southold this afternoon.

The Southold Historical Society is once again hosting its holiday Candlelight Tour and Tree Lighting at the society’s museum complex at Maple Lane and Main Road from 3 to 6 p.m.

The historic buildings will be decked out in period decorations and musicians will stroll the grounds. Santa and elves will welcome visitors in the Pine Neck Barn and the tree lighting at the Ann Currie-Bell House takes place at 5 p.m.

Call 765-5500 or visit