Keeping Account 11.29.12

Local business news

Christmas Shop
    C. Whitmore Gardens of Amagansett has launched its Christmas shop, which is stocked with such holiday items as Fraser fir Christmas trees, a mixed variety of wreaths, garlands, and poinsettias, ornaments including selections from the Jim Marvin Collection (decorator of the White House Christmas tree), fresh floral arrangements and centerpieces, and other decor including glittering decorative branches, flameless and traditional candles, and home fragrances. 
    C. Whitmore Gardens also provides interior and exterior holiday decorating services for residences and businesses. The shop is on Montauk Highway.

Company Party, Writ Large
    East Hampton Point is coordinating a townwide multi-company holiday party scheduled for Friday, Dec. 14, at which local businesses can buy tables instead of renting an entire venue.
    The party will feature a gourmet buffet, holiday cocktails, music, and special holiday decor. Tables seat 6 to 12 guests. Tickets are $48 per seat, including tax and gratuity. Drink tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door, and a cash bar will be available.
    A gift basket of nonperishable foods will be assembled and donated to the East Hampton Food Pantry.

Handmade Gifts
    Small works, jewelry, apparel, home goods, surfboards, design items, furniture, trinkets, and unique items by local artists and craftspeople are on sale at Neoteric Fine Art in Amagansett, which is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    The gallery’s holiday market showcases handmade crafts and small affordable works by local artists, emphasizing a personal, human touch.