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Merry Christmas! Christmas Events on Long Island 2011




Waving in a Winter Wonderland @ Long Island Children’s Museum
11 Davis Ave., Garden City
Wave in the winter with your very own “hand” made whimsical tree. Through 12.23

A Christmas Carol @ Theatre Three
412 Main St., Port Jefferson
Through 12.27

The Nutcracker @ Staller Center
Nicholls Road, Stony Brook


Santa & his Reindeer @ Hicks Nurseries
100 Jericho Tpke., Westbury
Santa will be at the store every day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. for pictures through 12.23.

Holiday Light Show & Santa @ Camp Edey
1500 Lakeview Ave., Bayport
A mile-long, wooded light spectacular. Enjoy hot cocoa and a Santa meet-and-greet. Through 12.30

Free Photos with Santa & Fluffy the Snowman @ White Post Farms
250 Old Country Rd., Melville
Plus an indoor and outdoor holiday extravaganza for the whole family. Saturdays & Sundays

Winter Cheer: Art for Holiday Giving @ Gallery North
90 North Country Rd., Setauket

Winter Wonderland @ Bayville Fun Park
8 Bayville Ave., Bayville.
Bayville Fun Park turns into a replica of the North Pole with a Pirate’s First Christmas Light Show, Santa’s Magical 3-D Workshop Fun House, ice skating, hot chocolate, marshmallow roasting, Holiday Express train ride, build a holiday bear and even meet the big guy himself if you time it right. Through 1.2

Ice Skating around the Tree @ Tanger Outlets at The Arches
152 The Arches Circle, Deer Park
Rink is open for the season with costume character appearances every Wednesday and live DJs every Friday. Through 3.14.

Frosty the Snow Man @ CM Performing Arts Center
931 Montauk Hwy., Oakdale
Through 12.29

Frosty the Snowman @ Broadhollow Theatre
700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont.
Through 12.27

TreeMendous @ Islip Art Museum
50 Irish Lane., East Islip
Installations with a tree theme in the landmark Carriage House. Tree lighting at 4 p.m. Through 1.8.

A Charlie Brown Christmas @ BayWay Theatre
265 E. Main St., East Islip
Through 12.28

Frosty @ John Engeman Theater
250 Main St., Northport
Through 1.15

Cinderella’s Christmas @ Vanderbilt Museum
180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport
Through 12.31

Deck the Halls Market @ East End Arts & Humanities Council
133 Main St., Riverhead
Hand-made ornaments, one-of-a-kind jewelry and unique ceramicshrough 12.23

Barnaby Saves Christmas @ Theatre Three Productions
412 Main St., Port Jefferson
Through 12.27

WinterFest! Holiday Decorating and Caroling @ Northport Chamber of Commerce
Call 631-754-3905 for details. Through 12.31

A Wonderful Life @ John Engeman Theater
250 Main St., Northport
Through 1.15

Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol @ Theatre Three
412 Main St., Port Jefferson
Through 12.27

Poinsettia & Cyclamen Display @ Coe Hall, Planting Fields Arboretum
1395 Planting Fields Rd., Oyster Bay
Through 12.30

Brunch with Santa @ Three Village Inn
150 Main St., Stony Brook
Brunch buffet and strolling carolers. Reservations required. Through 12.26

Holiday Train Show @ Cradle of Aviation
1 Davis Ave., Garden City
Through 1.2


Ugly Sweater Contest @ The Lark
93 Larkfield Rd., East Northport
Win a $50 gift card at 8 p.m.!

Voices of Christmas @ Old Babylon Town Hall
47 W. Main St., Babylon
A holiday play at 7:30 p.m.

Christmas Concert @ Mulcahy’s Wantagh
3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh
With Badfish.

Wounded Warrior Christmas Party @ Knights of Columbus—Lynbrook
78 Hempstead Ave, Lynbrook
From 7-11 p.m. enjoy beer, wine, appetizers, dinner, dessert, DJ and raffles.

Feliz Navidad Fiesta @ McFadden’s
210 Merrick Rd., Rockville Centre
A Mexican-style Christmas party with a Mexican hat dance off and pictures with El Santo Claus!

FRIDAY 12.23

Kenny Rogers Christmas & Hits @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Brush Hollow Road, Westbury
Given the former frontman for the psychedelic-country-rock outfit the First Edition sports the kind of full white beard Santa Claus would envy, it only makes sense that he’s recorded no less than six Christmas albums.—DGdR

DJ Theo’s Christmas Spectacular @ Glo
737 Merrick Ave., Westbury
Bring an unwrapped toy for All Love from NY’s Toys for Tots Drive. Receive 10 percent off at Matty’s Toy Stop on any toy purchased for this toy drive.

Annual Christmas Party @ Mr. Beery’s
4019 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage
Begins at 5:30 p.m.

Christmas Ceili @ Irish American Society
297 Willis Ave., Mineola
Featuring Irish dancing with Pete Kelly’s Premier Ceili Band at 8 p.m.

Eve before the Eve Party @ T.J. Finley’s
42 E. Main St., Bay Shore.
Festivities begin at 7 p.m.

Holiday Party @ Mulcahy’s Centereach
1702 Middle Country Rd., Centereach
With special guests and 2fers from 3-8 p.m.

Red Ryder BB Gun Giveaway Promo @ The Lark
93 Larkfield Rd., East Northport
Fans of A Christmas Story unite at 8 p.m.

Christmas Brunch @ BH Senior Center
585 BH Tpke, Bridgehampton.
10 a.m. to noon.

Customer Appreciation Holiday Party @ Nutty Irishman Bay Shore & Farmingdale
With Artificial Flavor and an open bar.


Christmas Eve Football @ McFadden’s
210 Merrick Rd., Rockville Centre
Giants vs. Jets plus $1 mugs.

Christmas Eve Open Bounce @ BounceU Farmingdale
101 Carolyn Blvd., Farmingdale

Nutcracker Spectacular @ Long Island Puppet Theater
10 Heitz Pl., Hicksville
Marionette show begins at 1:30 p.m.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service @ East Northport Christian Church
130 Vernon Valley Rd., East Northport
All ages from 7-8 p.m.

Christmas Eve Candlelighting Service @ First Parish Church
5267 Sound Ave., Riverhead.
7 p.m.

Interactive Toy Train Layout @ Wrong Island Railroad Toy Train Museum
679 Hawkins Ave., Lake Ronkonkoma
An interactive toy train display and holiday tradition from noon to 5 p.m.

SUNDAY 12.25

Holiday Ho-Ho-Ho Hike @ Manorville County Park
County Road 111, Manorville
A holiday 10-mile hike begins at 10 a.m.

Informal Service w/ Breakfast  & Caroling @ Hampton Bays United Methodist Church
158 W. Montauk Hwy., Hampton Bays
Day service with carols, stories, blessing of the toys and worship at 9 a.m.

Free Christmas Dinner @ Gloria Dei Evangelical Lutheran Church
22 E. 18th St., Huntington Station
Dinner, lights, music and a special treat for children from noon to 2 p.m.

Christmas Day Brunch @ Garden City Hotel
45 7th Street, Garden City

MONDAY 12.26

Christmas Camp @ Hedgewood Farms
4000 Main Rd., Laurel
A fun week of learning how to ride horses through 12.30.

The Nutcracker @ Cinema Arts Centre
423 Park Ave., Huntington
Noon. Also 12.28

Holiday Princess Tea Party @ Ballet Long Island
1863 Pond Rd., Ronkonkoma
1 p.m.

Winter by the Bay Festival @ Roberto Clements Park
Broadway Ave, Brentwood.
From noon-7 p.m.,  enjoy music, skating, sledding, snowman building and a visit from Santa!


Twilight Guided Tour @ Carriage House Theater, Vanderbilt Mansion
180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport
A tour of decorated mansion with hot chocolate and cookies from 7-9 p.m.

It’s a Wonderful Life @ Elmont Library
700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont
The classic movie begins at 2 p.m.


Christmas in Acidland @ Cinema Arts Centre
423 Park Ave., Huntington
Christmas show compiled of clips including Abbot & Costello at 7:30 p.m.


Santa’s Cool Holiday Film Festival @ Cinema Arts Centre
423 Park Ave., Huntington
Two-hour show includes sing-alongs at noon.

A Forbidden Broadway Christmas @ Patchogue Theatre
71 E. Main St., Patchogue
Gerard Alessandrini’s Tony Award-winning spoof. Through 1.1

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