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East Hampton Chamber Party & Charity Drive

The Baker House 1650 and the East Hampton Chamber of Commerce will host the annual holiday party and charity drive on Wednesday, December 11, from 5 to 7 PM at the inn, located at 181 Main Street in East Hampton. Bring non-perishable canned items, which will be donated to local food pantries.

Complimentary passed hors d’oeuvres and wine will be available, along with updates on all the happenings in December and the new year. Admission is free for members or future members and $15 for non-members.

Joint Networking Holiday Dinner

Westhampton Chamber of Commerce and the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce invite you to a joint Holiday Networking Dinner at Buoy One in Westhampton, on Thursday, December 12, 6 PM, $25 per person and cash bar.

Sag Harbor Chamber Dinner Party

Il Capuccino Ristorante will be hosting Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce’s annual holiday dinner on Thursday, December 12, from 6 to 9 PM. For $25, it includes a cash bar and a holiday dinner menu featuring: hors d’oeuvres, the famous garlic rolls, salad, entrée, and dessert.

Il Capuccino Ristorante is located at 23 Main Street, Sag Harbor. Please RSVP to John Leonard at [email protected].

Sag Harbor Stroll

The Sag Harbor Stroll will be held on Friday, December 13, from 5 to 7 PM. Shoppers will discover deals as they navigate their way through participating boutiques, spas, and salons while toasting to the season with celebratory lite bites and warm drinks at each location. The toast will begin at near.main on Washington Street at 5 PM, where several guides will lead shoppers to 30 participating businesses.

Candlelight Tours Of Rogers Mansion

Celebrate the holidays with a self-guided tour of a candlelit Rogers Mansion on Saturday, December 14, from 1 to 4 PM.

Guests will see the 20-room home as it was in the 1920s, filled with holiday decorations. Also, the exhibit “High Style in the Gilded Age: Southampton 1870-1930” displays ball gowns worn by Southampton women, along with their incredible stories from that era. Refreshments will be served.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

The Polar Express’ & SCC’s Cookie Walk

Join the Southampton Cultural Center for a free screening of “The Polar Express” on its new state-of-the-art projection system and SCC’s annual Cookie Walk on Saturday, December 14, from 2 to 6 PM.

The cookie walk will feature delicious, homemade cookies available for sale. There is no charge to attend the event and screening, which will take place continuously. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

Wellness Weekend At The Baker House 1650

Baker House 1650 will host a one-of-a-kind Holiday Wellness Weekend to concur with the 27th annual East Hampton Holiday Tour.

On Saturday, December 14, from noon to 8 PM, and on Sunday, December 15, from noon to 6 PM, The Baker House will introduce participants to items of its favorite partners in wellness, including Arlotta cashmere, Bija Essence, Le C Boutique, Luzern Laboratories, Peruvian Connection, and Shan Resort Wear. Light bites, bubbles, and cocktails will be served. For more information, visit or The Baker House’s Facebook page.

StoryWalk and Book Signing

“The Wild Adventures of Scurry the Squirrel” follows “Box Turtle at Long Pond” as the second in Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt’s StoryWalk trail series. Its installation is complete and will be celebrated with an inaugural walk and book signing at Mashashimuet Park on Saturday, December 14, at noon. The author, East Hampton wildlife handler, rescuer, and educator Dell Cullum, and illustrator, Michele Mott, will be present.

Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt will celebrate the end of its 22nd year with a year-end toast to the Greenbelt. Join for good cheer, food, and conversation on Sunday, December 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. All are welcome. Festivities will be at Ed’s Lobster Bar, 1742 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike.

High School Playwrights Festival

Southampton Arts presents the Young Artists & Writers Project’s 11th annual High School Playwrights Festival on Saturday, December 14, at 7 PM. Five courageous, funny, and poignant short plays will be showcased, written by and starring students from Hampton Bays and Pierson High Schools and the YAWP summer workshops. The festival will happen at the Avram Theater at Stony Brook Southampton’s campus. Free admission. For more info, log onto

Holiday Cabaret

The Friends of the Rogers Memorial Library will offer “A Hamptons Holiday Cabaret” with vocalist Valerie diLorenzo and Amanda Borsack Jones as her accompanist on Sunday, December 15, at 2 PM. There is no charge for this program, but seats reservations are strongly suggested. Register at or call 631-283-0774, ext. 523.

Kiwanis Club & Christmas Tree Sale

The Kiwanis Club of East Hampton inducted a new member at its December 3rd meeting at The Palm. Lauren Nichols, who was sponsored into the club by past president Henry Uihlein, is director of the Amagansett Free Library.

The club will be having a Christmas Tree Sale at The Bayberry, 50 Montauk Highway, Amagansett. The sale will take place weekends in December from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information, visit

Vigil At The Windmill

On Saturday December 14, at the Hook Mill windmill in East Hampton at 4:30 PM, there will be a vigil to honor all the lives lost to gun violence, and commemorating the seventh anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. Sponsored by private citizens and the East Hampton Clericus.

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