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  • “Long Island Grown III: Food and Beverage Artisans at Work,” a four-lecture series organized by the Peconic Land Trust at Bridge Gardens in Bridgehampton, will open on Sunday at 2 p.m. with “The Cocktail Party,” a discussion featuring Vaughan Cutillo of the Montauk Brewing Company, Michael Kontokosta of Kontokosta Vineyard, and Noah Schwartz, executive chef of Noah’s in Greenport.
  • The Met: Live in HD will present a new production of Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Guild Hall. A lecture on the opera by Victoria Bond will precede the screening at noon.
  • For classic musicophiles, the Montauk Library will present a free concert by Kathleen Tagg of works composed by virtuoso pianists Sunday afternoon at 3:30. The program will include compositions by Mozart, Ravel, Liszt, Schubert, Medtner, Debussy, and Gershwin.
  • East Hampton’s LongHouse Reserve will open its jubilee year with Design for Living, a winter benefit to be held at National Sawdust in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on March 15.
  • The Bridgehampton Museum’s Art of Song/Parlor Jazz series will present “Secret Love,” a tribute to the music of Doris Day by Karen Oberlin, on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the museum’s archive building.
  • Music of a different sort will happen Friday and Saturday nights at 8 when “What a Long Strange Trip,” a two-night Grateful Dead tribute concert, comes to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. Each performance will highlight different songs from the band’s long history, which began in 1965 and ran until the death of Jerry Garcia in 1995.
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  • The East Hampton Little League organization is to hold a fund-raiser at the Harbor Grill at 367 Three Mile Harbor Road tonight from 6 to 9. A $25 donation will entitle attendees to an appetizer buffet with bottled beer, wine, and nonalcoholic drinks. There will be a 50-50 raffle as well, and “a silent auction featuring great prizes from local businesses and supporters.”
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  • The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather watch for eastern Long Island for snow, wind, and icy conditions through Saturday morning..
  • Two takes on “The Nutcracker” – one a traditional ballet, the other a mix of ballet and other dance styles that blends the Tchaickovsky classic with another story – have become holiday musts on the South Fork.
  • Representative Lee Zeldin will be available to meet with constituents on a one-on-one basis on Monday at the Riverhead Fire Department station at 540 Roanoke Avenue in Riverhead.

    Staff from Mr. Zeldin's office will also be available to meet with members of the public.

    Mr. Zeldin is expect to be at the fire station from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. According to a press release from his office, he will depart immediately to return to Washington for House votes.

    Appointments are not necessary, but members of the media were asked to obtain credentials from Mr. Zeldin's Washington office in advance.

  • Gifts and treats for yourself made by local craftspeople and artists will be on sale this weekened in several locations.
  • On Saturday in East Hampton, $16.99 gets you admission and a copy.
  • Suffolk County will host an opioid overdose prevention class at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreation Center on Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m., with instruction on how to use intranasal naloxone, commonly known by the brand name Narcan.
  • A few deals we've noticed for Black Friday should be of interest to our readers. Plus, Alec and Hilaria Baldwin stop in at BookHampton this afternoon at 2.
  • The holiday season arrives at the Montauk Lighthouse this weekend, starting on Saturday with the annual Lighting of the Light, from 4 to 7 p.m. This year’s event is in memory of Betsy White, a longtime member of the Montauk Historical Society and a fervent lighthouse supporter. The lights will be on nightly through Jan. 1.

    On Saturday, the gates open at 3:30 p.m., allowing visitors a chance to roam the grounds and stop in at the museum's gift shop. Sarah Conway and the Playful Souls will entertain with holiday music. The rain date is Sunday.

  • Kilkare, the iconic Georgica Association house that was owned by the late Michael Kennedy, is among the houses on the tour.
  • With the holiday rush comes an increased need for blood, and several blood drives have been scheduled over the coming weeks. 

    The first is at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett, on the corner of Montauk Highway and Abraham’s Path, on Monday from noon to 7:15 p.m. It is sponsored by the New York Blood Center.

    On Dec. 13, the Bridgehampton Fire Department will host one at its firehouse from 2 to 8 p.m. 

    Then, just before Christmas, on Dec. 20, Pierson High School in Sag Harbor will host a drive in its gym. Donors can give blood between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

    Southampton High School has one scheduled for Dec. 22 from 7:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.