With Thanksgiving behind us, the Christmas lights are going up and holiday markets abound. Take a look at what's coming up this weekend from Southampton to Montauk:
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28
ADOPT-A-FAMILY: Collection, presents and gift cards for clients of the Retreat, victims of domestic abuse. Call help line, 329-4398, for details.
DRIVE: Non-perishable food, pet food, and household items. King Kullen gift cards. Drive for the Sag Harbor Community Food Pantry. Hanukkah contributions by Dec. 7 and Christmas donations by Dec. 15. Drop off at the Hampton Classic Horse Show, 240 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton.
TOYS FOR TOTS: New, unwrapped toys collected through Dec. 12. Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.’s office, 2302 Main Street, Suite A, Bridgehampton, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
OPEN HOUSE: Live music, cookies and cider, Garden Shop, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Marders, 120 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton. Also Saturday and Sunday.
READING: Katharine Holabird reads “Twinkle.” For kids of all ages. Donation, $15. Reservations a must at 537-8250. Children’s Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, 10 a.m.
READING: Award-winning children’s book author Kate McMullan by “I’m Brave,” Canio’s Books, Sag Harbor, 11 a.m.
PUPPET SHOW: “The Princess, the Frog and the Pea,” Goat on a Boat, East Union Street, Sag Harbor. Tickets: $12, Members $10, Children under 3 $10. 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
BOOK ANGELS: Stop in and design an angel for Book Angel Tree, will be used to decorate a wrapped book gifted to a child in need. Hampton Library, Bridgehampton, 11 a.m.
OPEN STUDIO: For children with caregivers, all weekend. Parrish Art Museum. Free with museum admission, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
WILD LONG ISLAND: A live animal presentation from a natural from the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary, Mashomack Preserve, Shelter Island, 1-2 p.m.
MUSIC: Folks/blues guitarist Jake Lear performs older blues musicians like John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Lighnin Hopkins, Howlin Wolf, Furry Lewis, Canio’s Books, Sag Harbor, 5 p.m.
HOLIDAY PARTY: Representative Tim Bishop will be the guest of honor at a holiday party hosted by the East Hampton Town Democratic Party at the Palm restaurant, 6-8 p.m. Tickets, $45 at the door.
COCKTAIL PARTY: Kick-off of East Hampton Historical Society house tour. Tickets $200. Reservations at 324-6850. Maidstone Club, 6-8:30 p.m.
FILM: “Making Space: Five Women Changing the Face of Architecture.” Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, 6 p.m. $10, free for members, students, and children.
THEATER: Literature Live! presents “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Bay Street Theater, Sag Harbor, 7 p.m., $25, free for students.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29
HOLIDAY MARKET: Shopping with artisans and vendors, Chinese auction, food and beverages available all day, Pierson High School, Sag Harbor, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sponsored by Pierson Middle-High School PTSA.
FAIR: Santa visit, silent auction and rummage sale, Montauk Community Church, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FOR KIDS: Make cinnamon dough ornaments. For kids 2 to 6. Donation, $15, $25 for non-members. Reservations a must at 537-8250. Children’s Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, 10 a.m.
BOOK FAIR: New and used. Montauk Library, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.
HOLIDAY MARKET: Craft fair at the former LaCarubba's clothing store on Main Street will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends through Christmas.
HOLIDAY PICTURE FRAMES: Family event, decorate a frame while listening to holiday music, then a photograph will be taken to put in the frame as a gift to a loved one. John Jermain Memorial Library, 10:30 a.m.
HOLIDAY CRAFTS: Ornament making for all ages with the Montauk Chamber of Commerce. Montauk Yacht Club, 32 Star Island Drive, 1-3 p.m.
HOUSE AND GARDEN TOUR: East Hampton Historical Society, $75 day of tour, $65 in advance. Tickets at Clinton Academy, 10-4:30 p.m.
BASKETBALL FUND-RAISER: First Lt. Joseph J. Theinert 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament to benefit Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund, Shelter Island School, 1 p.m.
LIGHTHOUSE LIGHT-UP: Gift shop open. Sponsored by Montauk Chamber of Commerce, live music, caroling, visit from Santa. Montauk Point Lighthouse, 4:30-7 p.m. Rain date, Dec. 6.
HAYRIDES: Part of Southampton Chamber of Commerce’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” program. Provided by Scorpion Farms, Southampton Arts Centers, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, 12:30-3:30 p.m.
THEATER: Literature Live! presents “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Bay Street Theater, Sag Harbor, 2 and 7 p.m., $25, free for students.
PARADE of LIGHTS: Fire trucks on Main Street and Job’s Lane, Southampton, 4:45 p.m., followed by tree lighting, Agawam Park, and a holiday party with Santa at the Southampton Cultural Center. Sponsored by Southampton Chamber of Commerce.
GIFT SHOW: Reception for “Home Spun.” Silar Marder Gallery, 120 Snake Hollow Road, 5-9 p.m.
HOLIDAY PARTY: Santa visit and refreshments, following tree lighting at Agawam Park, Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane, Southampton, 5:30 p.m.
PARLOR JAZZ: Antoinette Montague. Bridgehampton Historical Society’s archives building, 2539-a Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. Tickets $25, $15 members (available online), 7:30 p.m.
CELTIC CHRISTMAS: Cherish The Ladies present a Celtic Christmas program. Prime Orchestra $55, $53 members, Orchestra $45, $43 members, balcony $30, $28 members. John Drew Theatre, Guild Hall, East Hampton, 8 p.m.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30
SANTA VISIT: Caroling, pony rides, face-painting, refreshments, caroling. Gift shop open, Montauk Point Lighthouse, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Rain date Dec. 7.