The Polar Express
Southampton Cultural Center presents a screening of “The Polar Express” on Saturday, December 14, at 2 PM. Head to www.scc-arts.org.
On Monday, December 16, at 7 PM, Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will screen “Cinema Paradiso” in association with the Sag Harbor Cinema; the beginning of the winter film series “Here Comes The Cinema!” Visit www.baystreet.org or www.sagharborcinema.org.
Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will offer a gallery talk on Friday, December 13, at 6 PM with Janet Goleas, Priscilla Heine, and Bastienne Schmidt. Visit www.parrishart.org.
Canio’s in Sag Harbor welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Schultz reading from “Luxury” on Saturday, December 14, at 5 PM. Visit www.caniosbooks.com.
The Full Moon Arts Center in East Moriches will have a presentation with Jane Alcorn, board president of Tesla Science Center, on Sunday, December 15, at 1 PM. Visit www.fullmoonartscenter.org.
A Christmas Carol
Jamesport Meeting House will host a reading of “A Christmas Carol,” adapted by Jenifer Maxson, on Sunday, December 15, at 4 PM. Learn more at www.jamesportmeetinghouse.org.
The Paramount in Huntington will host Bill O’Reilly: Understanding Trump on Sunday, December 15, at 7:30 PM. Grab tickets at www.paramountny.com.
A Christmas Memory
Christian Scheider is back at the Amagansett Free Library for his annual reading of Truman Capote’s short story “A Christmas Memory,” on Wednesday, December 18, at 4 PM.
Scheider first read “A Christmas Memory” at the Amagansett Library in 2015. Refreshments will be served. Seating available for the first 15 guests. Visit www.amagansettlibrary.org.
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will serve up a variation on “The Nutcracker” with “Mixed Nuts 2019,” presented by Studio 3 from Friday, December 13, through Sunday, December 15. For a full list of showtimes, visit www.baystreet.org.
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center with Peconic Ballet Theatre presents “The Nutcracker” on Saturday, December 14, at noon and 7 PM; then again on Sunday, December 15, at noon and 5 PM. For more information, visit www.whbpac.org.
The Paramount Theater in Huntington hosts the Goo Goo Dolls with Beach Slang and David Cook on Wednesday, December 11, at 8 PM; Buckcherry on Friday, December 13, at 8 PM; and Night Ranger on Saturday, December 14, at 8 PM. Head to www.paramountny.com.
The Jam Session presents Jazz Night at Ed’s Lobster Bar in Sag Harbor on Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Go to www.thejamsession.org.
Townline BBQ in Sagaponack has live music every Friday from 6 to 9 PM. This Friday, December 13, will be Ray Red. See www.townlinebbq.com.
The Suffolk Theater in Riverhead welcomes New Millennium Big Band in a celebration of Sinatra on Friday, December 13, at 8 PM and a live radio play of “It’s A Wonderful Life” on Sunday, December 15, at 6:30 PM. Grab tickets at www.suffolktheater.com.
East Hampton Library welcomes Gene Casey on Saturday, December 14, at 6 PM. Go to www.easthamptonlibrary.org.