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Our Fabulous Variety Show will present a double-barreled sendup of Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol” this weekend at Guild Hall, starting tomorrow evening at 7:30 with the first of three performances of “The New Christmas Carol.”
Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor will present a klezmer concert featuring the renowned composer, singer, and pianist Polina Skovoroda-Shepherd and Lorin Sklamberg, lead singer of the Grammy Award-winning Klezmatics, on Saturday at 7 p.m.
“Chopin and 19th-Century Paris,” a free concert by Anna Karkowska, a violinist, and her sister, Katarzyna Karkowska, a pianist, will take place at the Montauk Library on Saturday evening at 7:30.
The Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters Lab is now accepting submissions for its 2017 program, which will take place from April 7 through April 9 in East Hampton. The lab develops screenwriting talent by pairing emerging screenwriters with established writers and producers.
The Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum will interrupt its winter hiatus with its third annual holiday cocktail party on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Steve Shaughnessy will be playing jazz in the festively decorated Sage Parlor, where drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be on offer.
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will host a stop-motion animation workshop tomorrow evening from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Madoo Conservancy in Saga­ponack will hold its annual holiday market on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Among the gifts are gardening books, clove-studded apple pomanders, fresh-cut greens from the garden, Sneedboer garden tools, Madoo-grown paperwhites, and kindling made from cedar shakes from the center’s Summerhouse.
The story of Scott Hamilton Kennedy and John McCaffrey is a tale of connections and coincidences, all born of two Wainscott households, one on each side of a line that separates the Georgica Association from the rest of the hamlet.
It is clear early on in the Guild Hall exhibition “Connie Fox and William King: An Artist Couple” that there is fun to be had there. A sense of play and the absurd is introduced from the very beginning both by the artists and the exhibition’s curator, Gail Levin.
The Romany Kramoris Gallery in Sag Harbor will have “A snowstorm of local artists” tomorrow. The show will remain up through Jan. 15. A reception for the “Small Artworks Holiday Invitational” will take place Saturday afternoon from 3 to 6. Ille Arts opens its annual holiday show tomorrow, with a party set for Saturday from 5 p.m. to “whenever.”
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will hold its annual Thanksgiving weekend “Holiday Party + Market” Friday and Saturday. The market, which continues the decades-long tradition formerly known as “Parrish Presents,” will be open Friday from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
In what has become a holiday tradition, the Southampton Cultural Center will present “It’s a Wonderful Life, a Live Radio Play,” Joe Landry’s twist on Frank Capra’s iconic holiday film, tomorrow at 7 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 2 and 5.
The Southampton Arts Center is throwing a party for a good cause tomorrow night from 8 until 10. Billed as “The Harvest Night Out,” the evening, featuring dancing to D.J. Twilo, will celebrate local nonprofits, farms, and small businesses. “Think barn-raising party, without the tedious barn-raising part,” said Amy Kirwin, the center’s director of...