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This Weekend: Take 2 Film Fest, Santa Parade

Also: A fundraiser at Guild Hall for WPPB 88.3 Radio on Friday, and a Hanukkah Fair at the Jewish Center on Sunday.

With the holidays in full swing, the weekend of Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 is jam packed with activities. Check it out:

Friday

HAMPTONS TAKE 2 FILM FESTIVAL: The fifth annual Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival will showcase the screenings of documentary films for three days, starting Friday, at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. Click for more information.

ON THE AIR @ GUILD HALL: Cossroads Music presents "On the Air," hosted by Grammy Award winning recording engineer Cynthia Daniels, along with the WPPB team — Bonnie Grice, Brian Cosgrove & Ed German — to rain money for the public radio station, starting at 7 p.m. Performers include The Kerry Kearney Band, Black & Sparrow (Klyph Black and John Sparrow), Miles to Dayton, The Black Petals, K-O-S (Keeping Original Sound), Darcy Fulder, Glenn Feit, Dick Johansson, Michael Pour, Alfredo Merat, The Ross Brazilian Jazz Quartet, The Jet Set Renegades, and Adam Baranello (featuring the A&G Dance Company). Tickets are $20, $18 for members, and $10 for students.

Saturday

CRAFT FAIR: The Springs Community Presbyterian Church, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SANTA PARADE: Floats, bands, elves and of course Santa and Mrs. Claus will all be apart of the annual Santa parade in East Hampton Village. The parade starts on Main Street at 10 a.m., and turns on Newtown Lane. Kids can visit with Santa at the Huntting Inn afterwards.

CHRISTMAS FAIR: The Ladies Guild at St. Luke's Episcopal Church will hold its annual Christmas Fair at Hoie Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

HAMPTONS TAKE 2 FILM FESTIVAL: The fifth annual Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival will showcase the screenings of documentary films continues Saturday at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. For more information on Saturday evening's gala, scroll down.

WREATH MAKING WORKSHOP: LongHouse Reserve will host a workshop led by Southampton florist Florence Rewinski from 10 a.m. to noon. Reservations required. Fee is $95 or $80 for members.

POTTERY SALE: Phyllis Spiegel, a local potter, is having a holiday sale at her studio at 15 Springwood Way from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING: At the Golden Eagle, children and adults can decorate gingerbread houses with holiday candy, starting at 11:30 a.m. Space is limited. Reservations required. Repeats every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 9. Fee: $30.

OPERA: The Met: Live in HD presents Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito will be screened at Guild Hall in East Hampton at 1 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to $22.

HOLIDAY STROLL: The East Hampton Historical Society's Old Fashioned Holiday Stroll will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. It will also feature Jester Jim's Holiday Show at the East Hampton Library, which includes juggling, balloon twisting, balancing and comedy for children of all ages.

SAG HARBOR LIGHT UP: The tree lights will go on in Sag Harbor at about 5 p.m.

GALA FOR FILM FEST: The Take 2 Documentary Film Festival gala pays tribute to documentary legend Susan Lacy, starting at 6:30 p.m. Evening includes cocktail reception and screening of her film, the Emmy Award-winning “Leonard Bernstein: Reaching for the Note."

BRAZILIAN & LATIN JAZZ CONCERT: Music for Montauk presents a performance at the Montauk Public School, 7 p.m. 

ORR FAMILY FUNDRAISER: Bob Orr, a longtime local resident, was dignosed with osteomyelitis, an infection affecting the bones of his foot, which caused him to have a partial amputation and may require further surgery. To help offset his large medical costs, a fundraiser will be held at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett from 7 to 11 p.m. The Blue Collar Band will perform. Suggested donation: $20.

CANNED FOOD DRIVE: The Stephen Talkhouse will hold a canned food drive, starting at 9 p.m. Go listen to "With The Love Puddles" for $10 or $5 with a donation of canned goods. Proceeds will go to the East Hampton Food Pantry.

Sunday

SANTA BREAKFAST: The Springs Fire Department's Ladies Auxiliary will host its annual buffet breakfast with Santa Claus from 7 to 11 a.m. Breakfast, for $8 for adults and $5 for kids, includes eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, french toast, potatoes, and refreshments. Don't forget to bring your camera.

HANUKKAH FAIR: The Jewish Center of the Hamptons will host its annual Hanukkah Fair for holiday shopping, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

HAMPTONS TAKE 2 FILM FESTIVAL: The fifth annual Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival will showcase the screenings of documentary films continues Sunday at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. Click for more information.

GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING: At the Golden Eagle, children and adults can decorate gingerbread houses with holiday candy, starting at 11:30 a.m. Space is limited. Reservations required. Repeats every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 9. Fee: $30.

DINNER FOR SENIORS: The Montauk Fire Department hosts its annual holiday dinner for senior citizens at 1 p.m. Call ahead for reservations, but the meal is free.

TREE OF LIGHTS: The East End Hospice holds its Tree of Lights Celebration, an occasion that honors the memory of deceased friends and family members with special tributes, spoken remembrances and music, in Herrick Park in East Hampton at 2:30 p.m.

SILVER TEA: Most Holy Trinity's 53rd annual Silver Tea will include raffles, a Chinese auction, food, drinks and items for sale from noon to 3 p.m.

TEEN MOVIE: East Hampton Library, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

DAY CARE CENTER'S HOLIDAY PARTY: The East Hampton Day Care Learning Center's sixth annual Holiday Party takes place at The Palm at 6 p.m. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres, martini bar and wine will be served. Music by Mambo Loco. Raffle and Silent Auction filled with fabulous items perfect for holiday shopping. Tickets: $40 in advance, $50 at the door.

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Jennifer Rockford November 30, 2012 at 04:25 PM
Don't forget ARF's annual Fall For a Feline Country Fair on Saturday, December 1 from 11am-4pm at the Bridgehampton. In addition to cats and kittens for adoption there will be plenty of activities for the whole family. Face painting, crafts, refreshments and an incredible cat agility course demonstration that has to be sen to be believed. Please be sure to stop by for a day of family and feline fun!
Jennifer Rockford November 30, 2012 at 04:27 PM
Soory folks - I was so excited about the event I didn;t type in the entire name of where this wonderful day will be held - the Bridgehampton Community House, right in the heart of beautiful downtown Bridgehampton! Plenty of parking and plenty of fun.
Deborah Klughers November 30, 2012 at 07:21 PM
A new store that will showcase the artists and makers of the East End has opened in Montauk! It will provide shoppers an opportunity to purchase items directly from the creative source! The Montauk "Handmade for the Holidays Fair" presented by Sweet'tauk will be open every weekend through Christmas! You can check out the handmade items between 11am and 5pm at 34 South Etna Avenue, next to Naturally Good and Goldberg Bagels.

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