Weekend Guide: Arts Events, Holiday Happenings on Tap This Weekend

Patch picks for weekend fun.

The holiday season is in full swing across Three Village, where you'll be able to catch the high school musical, college chamber orchestra, a poetry workshop, a watercolor workshop, and more this weekend. Hit up our event calendar for even more ideas.

Arts & Entertainment

  • Ward Melville High School's production of "Into the Woods" has two remaining show times: Friday and Saturday night, both at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 each or $15 for children, students, and seniors. Check out our behind-the-scenes video here.
  • Check out a poetry workshop for adults, given by Nassau's poet laureate Linda Opyr,  at 7 p.m. at Emma S. Clark Memorial Library on Friday.
  • "Long Island: America's 1950s Frontier" is an exhibit on display until Dec. 30 at the Long Island Museum in Stony Brook.

Holiday Events

  • UUFSB's holiday craft fair is set for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Jennifer DiRubbio will give a holiday watercolor class at Gallery North on Saturday at 10 a.m., an event designed for adults of all skill levels.
  • Have "Brunch with Santa" at Mirabelle on Sunday morning from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adults $32.95, children ten and under half price. Reservations required.
  • Take your pet for a photo with Santa at Castaways in Port Jefferson to benefit Save-a-Pet. Details here.
  • The annual Electric Light Holiday Parade is set for Sunday evening at 5 p.m. down Main St. in East Setauket.

Live Music

  • Take in a chamber music concert given by Stony Brook University's graduate chamber music program. Show time is 8 p.m. Friday at the Staller Center.


  • Join the 5K Holiday Fun Run at 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning at Stony Brook Community Church to benefit the church's outreach programs. 
  • Take part in a tennis fundraiser event at World Gym Setauket to benefit a family whose home was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.
  • On Sunday at 1 p.m. at Music & Arts in Stony Brook, check out student performances to benefit the Hurricane Sandy relief fund through Red Cross.

Kids & Teens

  • Check out The Revolution's weekly video game tournament on Saturday at 7 p.m. Cost is $10 per person to participate.


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