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Sag Harbor Turns on the Holiday Cheer

Fri, 12/08/2023 - 09:34
Santa visiting Long Wharf last year.
Durell Godfrey

The Old Whalers Church lights its Christmas tree tomorrow starting at 5 p.m. in Sag Harbor. The festivities, open to all, include carols, cookies, cocoa, and communal good will. 

Over on Long Wharf, Santa will visit on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. He’ll arrive in the classic manner, on a firetruck, with visits and photo ops available. WLNG will broadcast from its Rolling Roadcaster parked at the windmill. 

On Sunday, Temple Adas Israel has a family Hanukkah party planned from 4 to 6 p.m., including latkes, light bites, and “festive fun for all ages.” The temple is also collecting loose change to donate to people in need in Israel. Other Hanukkah celebrations in the various villages and hamlets can be found by clicking here

Sunday marks the deadline to make a reservation for Cormaria’s Holly Ivy Breakfast, which offers a special holiday menu on Dec. 17. “The aroma of mulled cider, Christmas songs playing, and the Cormaria Retreat Center trimmed in festive glory” can be experienced for a $25 donation. Places can be reserved by emailing [email protected] or calling 631-725-4206. There will be no walk-ins accepted at the two seatings, which are at 9 and 11 a.m. A gingerbread house will be raffled after the second seating. 

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