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Long Island Concerts & Events December 6-8

Jane Fonda hosts a Q&A at NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Dec. 7 (Photo by Georges Biard)

THERESA CAPUTO
The Long Island Medium does a group reading for her hometown fans. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $72-$130. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6.

DOUBLE DARE LIVE
The messiest game show on TV is now the messiest game show on the road. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, tillescenter.org $35-$195. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6.

DENNY LAINE AND THE MOODY WING BAND
This founding member of The Moody Blues performs hits from his old band, his time in Wings, and original solo songs. My Father’s Place, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn, myfathersplace.com $50. 8 p.m. Dec. 6.

GEORGE WINSTON
The celebrated pianist is touring on the heels of his 15th album, Restless Wind. Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington, landmarkonmainstreet.org $27-$42. 8 p.m. Dec. 6.

MARTIN SEXTON
Sexton extends touring in support of his ninth studio release Mixtape of the Open Road. YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 West Main St., Bay Shore, boultoncenter.org $55-$60. 8 p.m. Dec. 6.

ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER & FRIENDS
From Theaterworks USA, it’s a fun new musical based on the books Rosie Revere, Engineer, Iggy Peck, Architect and Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty. Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington, landmarkonmainstreet.org $17-$20. 11 a.m. Dec. 7.

CIRQUE MUSICA HOLIDAY WISHES
Audiences will be amazed by the acrobats, aerialists, hilarious hijinks and holiday cheer, accompanied by a full symphony orchestra. NYCB Live Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale nycblive.com $38-$88. 7 p.m. Dec. 7.

STREETLIGHT MANIFESTO
The New Jersey-based ska/punk band is back on their Thieves in the Night Tour 2019. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $20-$45. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7.

JANE FONDA
Clips, stories and a Q&A with the two-time Oscar winner will be had in celebration of her storied career. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, thetheatreatwestbury.com $59-$124. 8 p.m. Dec. 7.

CHARLES DICKENS FESTIVAL
The Village of Port Jefferson will magically transform into the Dickensian era with streets filled with roaming characters such as Father Christmas, Dickens Mayor, Scrooge, the Town Crier and the beloved chimney sweeps. Check out portjeff.com/dickens-festival for map and full schedule. Downtown Port Jefferson. Free. Dec. 7, 8.

DOO-WOP EXTRAVAGANZA
The lineup includes The Brooklyn Bridge, The Vogues, Brian Hyland, The Crystals, The Classics and The Devotions. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, thetheatreatwestbury.com $49-$69. 6 p.m. Dec. 8.

BILLY J. KRAMER
Hear his hits and British Invasion favorites with the added bonus of a one-on-one interview and Q&A conducted by comedian/radio host Rob Bartlett. My Father’s Place, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn, myfathersplace.com $45. 6 p.m. Dec. 8.

THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND
Their unique blend of jazz, country, blues and gospel were among the leading influences on the 1970s southern rock scene. Suffolk Theater, 118 East Main St., Riverhead, suffolktheater.com $65-$79. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8.

New Hires and Promotions on Long Island

Dr. Natan Davoudzadeh

Dr. Natan Davoudzadeh 
This board-certified urologist has joined New York Health. A urological surgeon, Dr. Davoudzadeh focuses on treating diseases of the genitourinary tract that can affect male and female patients of all ages. He also has offices in Forest Hills and in Lawrence.

Jacqueline Rehak

Jacqueline Rehak

The North Bellmore School District appointment Rehak as the assistant superintendent for business. She comes to the district with nearly 15 years of experience in accounting and finance, both in another school district and at a public accounting firm.

Kevin Coffey

Kevin Coffey

The Carle Place Union Free School District Board of Education appointed Coffey, a certified public accountant, as the district’s new assistant superintendent for business. He previously served as the district’s business administrator from 2015 to 2017.

Jennifer DiMaio

Jennifer DiMaio

The Valley Stream Central High School District appointed DiMaio as the new director of instructional services. A member of the district since 2002, DiMaio most recently chaired the English as a New Language/world language department at North High School. 

Scott O’Brien

Scott O’Brien

The Rocky Point School District Board of Education selected O’Brien to serve as the next superintendent of schools. O’Brien succeeds Dr. Michael F. Ring, who retired this summer. O’Brien has nearly two decades of educational experience in the Rocky Point School District.

Dr. Carmen Fuentealba

Dr. Carmen Fuentealba

Dr. Fuentealba was named dean of Long Island University’s new College of Veterinary Medicine, which is slated to open in time for the fall 2020 semester. She previously spent six years at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.

Lyle Mahler

Lyle Mahler. Photo by Jim Lennon

The Harry Chapin Regional Food Bank elected Mahler to the nonprofit’s board of directors. Mahler is a partner at the Uniondale-based law firm of Farrell Fritz, where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, capital investments, and joint venture arrangements.

Veronique Bailey

Veronique Bailey

Riverhead Central School District named Bailey as its new director of STEM. The founding president of an educational consulting firm, she recently worked as the assistant superintendent for secondary education in the Roosevelt Union Free School District.

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EAC Network Marks 50 Years of Service at Golden Anniversary Gala

EAC Network President & CEO Lance W. Elder, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder, Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart, EAC Network Division Director of Children & Youth Services Andrea Ramos-Topper

EAC Network, the Hempstead-based human services agency, is celebrating its 50th year of uninterrupted service to people in need across Long Island and New York City. 

Its year-long celebration culminated in a special Golden Anniversary Gala on Nov. 20 at the Fox Hollow in Woodbury.  The event honored Geraldine Hart, Commissioner of the Suffolk County Police Department, and Patrick J. Ryder, Commissioner of the Nassau County Police Department, for their dedicated service to Long Island communities.

“Today, much of EAC Network’s vital work is intertwined with the police and courts,” said Lance W. Elder, President & CEO of EAC Network. “We are extremely proud to honor the leadership and law enforcement efforts of both commissioners, which enable EAC Network to save youth from being sexually exploited, prevent child motor vehicle fatalities, rescue fragile seniors, and support so many more underserved populations. We are incredibly grateful for these partnerships that are transforming lives and building safer communities.”

EAC Network was founded during a time and place in history when social forces in the United States put forth a major effort to battle poverty, crime, drugs, and racism. In 1969, volunteers came together to address the community’s growing unmet needs. Over the next 50 years, EAC Network’s mission expanded to empower, assist, and care for over 82,000 people in need including youth in foster care, child victims of abuse, families struggling with basic needs, individuals battling addiction and mental illness, vulnerable seniors maintaining independence, and many more.

Katie Beers, local kidnapping and abuse survivor turned best-selling author/inspirational speaker, has been a long-time advocate for EAC Network, particularly its Child Advocacy Center. She was a special guest speaker fat the gala.

To learn more about EAC Network’s Golden Anniversary Gala, visit eac-network.org/event/50th-anniversary-gala.

Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder, Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart
EAC Network President & CEO Lance W. Elder, Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone
Jackson McFadyen & Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart
EAC Network President & CEO Lance W. Elder, Survivor and Inspirational Speaker Katie Beers, News12 Long Island Reporter Carolyn Gusoff, EAC Network Division Director of Children & Youth Services Andrea Ramos-Toppe
EAC Network President & CEO Lance W. Elder, Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder, Eric Blumencranz, NFP
NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
EAC Network President & CEO Lance W. Elder & Ernie & Kathy Canadeo, The EGC Group
Survivor and Inspirational Speaker Katie Beers
Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder, Legislator Laura Schaefer, Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart, EAC Network President & CEO Lance W. Elder
AC Network Senior Director of Senior & Nutrition Services Carol O’Neill, Northwell Health Director of Nutrition and Food Services, Glen Cove, Plainview, and Syosset Hospitals Eric Sieden, EAC Network President & CEO Lance W. Elder

What Is The Best Phone Service on Long Island?

Having a reliable phone service nowadays in a necessity. With all the new technology on today’s phones, it is almost impossible for the everyday person or business to be phoneless. But which phone service is the best to connect with?

Long Islanders voted Eastern American Technologies the Best Phone Service on Long Island in the 2019 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest!

Established in 1972 by Gunter G. Schmidt, Eastern American Technologies is the premier technology services company to the commercial business, public sector and residential markets in the New York Metropolitan Area.

Their technicians, specialized in an array of Office Equipment, are highly skilled and represent Eastern American Technologies demanding standards. Taking great pride in offering their customers the best equipment and expedited service in the Metropolitan Area, Eastern American Technologies stands by the quality of their service. Knowing and understanding the capabilities of a technology company is important, but hearing about the intangibles from their clients is what separates Eastern American Technologies from the rest.

Eastern American Technologies has an array of corporate and residential telephone systems, which can be customized to fit your needs!

To find all the other 2019 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest winners, visit bestoflongisland.com Vote for your favorite businesses and people in the 2020 Bethpage Best of Long Island program Oct. 1 through Dec. 15.

Eastern American Technologies is located at 35 Larkfield Rd. in East Northport. It can be reached at 631-757-1970 or eadv.com

East Hampton House & Garden Tour Hosts Record Turnout

L. to R.: L to R) Arthur "Tiger" Graham/Angel Schade/Emily Schade/Katie Graham (Photo by Richard Lewin)

The highly anticipated East Hampton House and Garden Tour rung in the East End holiday season in style Nov. 29. With more than 600 attendees, the tour enjoyed the biggest attendance in its 35 year history.

A kick-off cocktail party at the historic Maidstone Club well attended by history buffs, local dignitaries, architects, interior designers, home enthusiasts, and design aficionados.

“The House and Garden Tour is one of our most important fundraisers,” said Event Chairman Joseph Aversano, “and all proceeds will support the East Hampton Historical Society’s museums and programs.”

Distinguished guests included Media Sponsor HC&G’s Kendell Cronstrom, Alejandro Saralegui, and Pamela Eldridge, Alan Patricof, Architect Nick Martin, Interior Designers Barbara Ostrom, Scott Sanders and Marshall Watson, Photographer Susan Wood Richardson, Curt and Angel Schade, and East Hampton Historical Society Board of Trustees members, including President Michael Clifford, Vice President Mary Busch, Arthur (Tiger) Graham, James Blauvelt, and Dale Ellen Leff.

The tour showcaed some of the finest examples of architecture in the Hamptons. From Sea to Bay and South-of-the-Highway, this year’s tour comprised of five noteworthy homes and gardens offered a one-time-only glimpse inside some of East Hampton’s most storied residences. 

EHHS Board President Michael Clifford (Photo by Richard Lewin)
253 Kings Point Road, East Hampton. (Photo by Ed Shin)
253 Kings Point Road, East Hampton. (Photo by Ed Shin)
253 Kings Point Road, East Hampton. (Photo by Ed Shin)
House tour of 320 Cranberry Lane, Amaganset. (Photo by Ed Shin)
House tour of 320 Cranberry Lane, Amaganset. (Photo by Ed Shin)
House tour of 320 Cranberry Lane, Amaganset. (Photo by Ed Shin)
House tour of 33 Ocean Ave, East Hampton. (Photo by Ed Shin)
House tour of 33 Ocean Ave, East Hampton. (Photo by Ed Shin)
House tour of 33 Ocean Ave, East Hampton. (Photo by Ed Shin)
House tour of 40 Osbourne Lane, East Hampton. (Photo by Ed Shin)
House tour of 40 Osbourne Lane, East Hampton. (Photo by Ed Shin)
House tour of 40 Osbourne Lane, East Hampton. (Photo by Ed Shin)
House tour of 31 Davids Lane, East Hampton. (Photo by Ed Shin)
House tour of 31 Davids Lane, East Hampton. (Photo by Ed Shin)

Grand Hewlett Bay Park Center Hall Colonial Asks $3.2M

This elegant and grand estate-like Center Hall Colonial is listed for sale at 91 Cedar Ave. in the Village of Hewlett Bay Park.

Built in 1907 on a nearly 2-acre lot, this five-bedroom home has six and a half bathrooms and 6,600 square feet of living space. It boasts spacious rooms and magnificent moldings and details throughout. 

The house features an eat-in kitchen with a butler’s pantry, formal dining room, living room, and sun room. The second floor master suite has an en-suite bathrooms, walk-in closets, and gym. The third floor has a media room and bar.

The house has a finished basement with a wine cellar, playroom, and sauna. The park-like backyard is perfect for entertaining with an in-ground heated pool, cabana, tennis court, slate patio, built-in barbecue, and fully equipped playground.

The house comes equipped with central air conditioning, three fireplaces, in-ground sprinklers, and a two-car attached garage.

The property is within walking distance of downtown Hewlett, the Hewlett Long Island Rail Road station, and local parks. It’s in the Hewlett-Woodmere School District.

The asking price is $3,295,000, not including $59,810 in annual property taxes, which come to $58,004 after a Star Exemption.

The real estate agent listed for the property is Ronnie Gerber of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, who can be reached at 516-623-4500. 

Long Islanders Show What A Few Punches are Worth at 16th Long Island Fight for Charity 

The volunteer boxers for the 2019 Long Island Fight for Charity stand in the ring for the opening ceremony at the Long Island Hilton on Nov. 25, 2019.

Long Island Fight for Charity, the nation’s only all volunteer amateur charity boxing event, held its 16th annual main event Nov. 25 at the Hilton Long Island/Huntington.

The evening’s Fight Card featured nine matches between local business professionals turned volunteer boxers. The event attracted more than 1,000 fans eager to cheer and support each of the charity boxers. Before the bouts, the popular fund raiser opened with networking and a spectacular food and beverage tasting provided by more than 35 local restaurants, wineries, breweries, and bakeries.

“This year’s volunteer boxers showed everyone that they had the drive and commitment to raise money and the courage to get in the ring,” said Jeff Cohen Co-Founder of the Long Island Fight for Charity. “For the first time we premiered a Long Island Fight for Charity inspired short film, What Are a Few Punches Worth, and the crowd loved it. This film was the vision of boxer Adam “The Hard Drive” Schwam and Bert “The Collector” Lurch who met in the ring immediately after the movie.” 

This year’s charity boxers trained for months in preparation to box in the 16th Main Event. Three alumni boxers: Schwam, Sarah “Big Mama” Walters, and Mikey “Boom Bots” Zaharios, returned to the ring to throw punches in support of LI charities.

More than $80,000 was raised at the event. Checks will be presented to the Long Island Community Chest, The Genesis School, the National Foundation for Human Potential (FREE), and other local charities. Since its founding in 2003, the nonprofit organization has given $1.4 million to charities and people in need.

Sponsors of the event where FBA National, Freedom Mortgage, PinkTie, EmPower Solar, Alure Home Improvements, Barnes laccarino Shepherd, LLP, Lessing’s, Sandwire Managed IT, and Core BTS.

Men and women who want to give back in an extraordinary way are encouraged to apply to be Charity Boxers today. Boxing experience is not required. However, volunteers must have the character and commitment to raise a minimum of $10,000. Boxer must also train, attend meetings and events as well as be available for media during more than six-month long program.

To request and application visit [email protected] or call (877) 240-7821. For more information about the Long Island Fight for Charity go to www.lifightforcharity.org.

LIFFC volunteer boxer Adam Schwam (in red) in a bout against Bert Lurch (in blue) during the 16th LI Fight for Charity Main Event on Nov. 25, 2019.
Sal Ferro & Jill Nicolini from the WPIX 11 Morning News. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Sal Ferro, President of Alure Home Improvements and was the events Emcee. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Tabetha Pradel. (Photo by Ed Shin)
LIFFC volunteer boxer Adam Schwam. (Photo by Ed Shin)
LIFFC volunteer boxer Mikey “Boom Bots” Zaharios (Red) & Vincent “Vin Bones” Melillo (blue). (Photo by Ed Shin)
Stephen Spurgeon, Paula Herman, Robert Hepworth. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Robert Hepworth & Rich Cave. (Photo by Ed Shin)
L. to R.: Asia Lee, Jacquelin Horvath, Anique Lee. (Photo by Ed Shin)
L. to R.: Rhonda Klch, Steven Klch, Genine Marie Traina, Rafael Rodriguez, Alex Wolff. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Jill Nicolini from the WPIX 11 Morning News. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Lights of Neptune – After Party band. (Photo by Ed Shin)

For more photos, visit https://flic.kr/s/aHsmJKKMRk

Fight Card for LI Fight for Charity 16th Main Event, November 25, 2019:

Match 1: Alden “The Incredible Hatch” Peffer from Rocky Point, a Major Accounts Manager at Windstream Enterprise in Melville vs. Joseph “Deal Maker” Vozza from East Northport, an attorney at Joseph C. Vozza Attorney at Law, P.C. in Melville

Match 2: Karen “Angel Gloves” Scutellaro from East Islip, a Business Development Manager vs. Virginia “Guns and Buns” DeCeglia from West Babylon, a Senior Software Developer with Financial Force in West Babylon

Bout 3: Asher “The Berkshire Basher” Allweiss from Plainview, a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson with Berkshire Hathaway Laffey International Realty in Woodbury vs. Baris “The Turkish Titan” Oztimurlenk from Islip, a social media specialist with Core BTS in Hauppauge

Bout 4: Bert “The Collector” Lurch from Elmont, CEO of E. Central Medical Management in New Hyde Park vs. Adam “The Hard Drive” Schwam from Lynbrook, president and owner of Sandwire Managed IT in Farmingdale

Bout 5: Jay “JDiesel” Torres of Woodside Boxing Queens vs. Charles “The People’s Champ” Castro from East Islip, associated with RCI/Vivid NY

Bout 6: Phil “The Punisher” Sorrentino from Lake Grove, a Certified LI/Metro Specialist with Dupont Tyvek in Farmingdale vs. Dominick “The App Man” Bianco from Amityville, CEO of Kubera Management Corp. in Farmingdale

Bout 7: Jenna “Breaking News” Natale from Lindenhurst, Events Manager with Long Island Business News in Ronkonkoma vs. Tabetha “The Pit Bull” Pradel from New Hyde Park, a Mortgage Loan Originator with Contour Mortgage Corp. in Garden City

Bout 8: Shannon “In Good Hands” Chisholm from Huntington, a Licensed Sales Producer with Zabbia Insurance Agency in Massapequa vs. Sarah “Big Mama” Walters from Babylon, a teacher at Long Island Lutheran High School in Glen Head (boxing for the 2nd time)

Bout 9: Vincent “Vin Bones” Melillo from Huntington, salesperson with FBA National in Huntington vs. Mikey “Boom Bots” Zaharios from Huntington, a substitute teacher and coach at South Huntington Union Free School District (boxing for second time)

Snow Storm Causes Slippery Road Conditions on Long Island

A pre-winter snow storm coated Long Island roadways with the white stiff overnight Monday into Tuesday, although it could have been worse, experts say.

The National Weather Service (NWS) had previously predicted that up to six inches of snow was possible for parts of Nassau, but the forecast was downgraded to up to three inches as the track of the storm shifted. NWS reported 3 inches fell in Woodbury and 3.5 inches fell in North Babylon.

“Plan on slippery road conditions,” Upton-based NWS meteorologists said in a winter weather advisory that expired Tuesday morning, adding that wind gusts up to 35 mph are expected. “Slow down and use caution while traveling.”

The storm impacting the Northeast is expected to bring higher snowfall amounts to areas north of LI, where temperatures will be in the 30s with wind chill values as low as 25. Temps drop into the 20s overnight.

The storm was also expected to cause flooding along low-lying coastal areas, oceanfront beach erosion, and dune washovers.

Once the storm passes Tuesday, temps are forecast to remain in the 40s under mostly sunny skies through the weekend.

NFL Pros Support Life’s WORC Monday Night Party Fundraiser

L. to R.: NY Jets running back Bilal Powell, Roslyn attorney Joel Levine, NY Giants quarterback Alex Tanney, and NY Giants linebacker Alec Ogletree.

Eighteen members of the New York Jets and Giants were joined by more than 300 supporters for the 9th Annual Monday Night Party benefiting  Life’s WORC, The Family Center For Autism, and Ellie’s Army on Nov. 25 at Engineers Country Club in Roslyn.

NFL players in attendance included the Jets and Giants respective 2019 first round draft choices Quininen Williams and Daniel Jones. The fundraiser helped the nonprofits’ missions to improve the quality of life of the children and young adults with autism and critical illnesses.

Editor’s note: Life’s WORC was founded by Victoria Schneps-Yunis, found of Schneps Media, the parent company of the Long Island Press.

 

Long Island Christmas Tree Farm Guide

Christmas Tree Farm Long Island

By Natalie Coloprisco

Those shopping for a Christmas tree are once again faced with the same choice: Buy a pre-cut tree from the store, or drive to the East End and chop it down yourself.

Sure, either way the buyer is going home with a tree that will fill the home with that pine-fresh smell and embrace all those special family ornaments. But ask anyone who’s grabbed a saw, marched into the woods and hunted down that perfect Douglas Fir or White Spruce—there’s nothing like chopping down your own Christmas tree.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent-flyer looking for a new farm to try, here are 10 Christmas tree farms on Long Island to visit this holiday season to find that perfect tree:

Carter Christmas Tree Farm
This farm promises old-fashioned holiday fun while cutting down a fresh Christmas tree. Tree wrapping is available for most trees, and handsaws are provided. Varieties include Douglas Fir, Scotch Pine, White Spruce and Norway Spruce, with trees ranging in size from 3 to 9 feet. 123 N. Country Rd., Miller Place. 631-331-4699 cartertreefarm.org 

Dart’s Christmas Tree Farm
Pick trees at this third-generation historic North Fork family farm’s “Magic Forest” and enjoy a fittingly festive seasonal family outing. 2355 Main Bayview Rd., Southold. 631-765-4148. dartschristmastreefarm.com 

Elwood Christmas Tree Farm
Long Island’s westernmost Christmas tree farm invites you to bring your own saw and search their 22-acre farm for that perfect tree. They also sell pre-cut Frasier Firs. 1500 East Jericho Tpke., Huntington. 631-368-8626. elwoodpumpkinfarm.com 

Lewin Farms
Travel through the farm on a large tractor-drawn wagon as you search for the perfect tree. Saws are available for rent with a $5 deposit, which is taken off the total purchase. Refreshments and a snack stand are all on site. Pre-cut and “balled” trees also available. Varieties include Douglas Fir, Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce and White Pine. 812 Sound Ave., Calverton. 631-929-4327. lewinfarm.com 

Matt’s Christmas Tree Farm
Guests will be provided with all the tools needed to cut the perfect tree. With a selection of more than 10,000 trees, there will be quite the variety. Trees range in size from 2 to 10 feet. 305 Weeks Ave., Manorville. 631-875-1465. mattschristmastreefarm.com 

Paul’s Christmas Tree Farm
The wide variety of trees for sale here include Blue Spruce, White Spruce, White Pine, Douglas Fir, Norway Spruce, Concolor Fir, Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir and Canaan Fir. They also sell pre-cut trees, wreaths, potted trees and other novelties in their gift shop. 240 Frowein Rd., Center Moriches. 631-878-8645. ctfany.org 

Santa’s Christmas Tree Farm
This farm has 45,000 trees chose from, including Douglas Fir, Concolor Fir and Blue Spruce, up to 15-feet tall. On the weekends there will be a special guest appearance from Santa Clause from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There’s also pony rides, live reindeer that you can feed, and a large retail store filled with gifts, fresh wreaths, custom bows, and more. They’ll even help you chop your tree, carry it to the car, and rope it to the roof. Tailgating, picnics, and dogs on leashes are always welcome. 30105 Main St., Cutchogue. 631-734-8641. santaschristmastreefarm.com 

Shamrock Christmas Tree Farm
Enjoy Christmas carols, train rides around the farm, life-sized nutcrackers, a holiday gift shop, a fire pit, and a snack shed. Santa visits 12-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. They have 5-to-9-foot-tall Douglas Firs, plus pre-cut, “balled” trees, potted Spruces and 4-foot Charlie Brown trees. 20685 Main Rd., Mattituck. 631-298-4619. shamrockchristmastreefarm.com 

Tilden Lane Farm
This two-century-old farm has a variety of different trees to choose from. Saws will be provided, and there is plenty of help. 43 Wyckoff St., Greenlawn. They also sell holly and wreaths. 631-261-6392 tildenlanefarm.com

Zuhoski Farms
Cut your own tree with your saw or borrow theirs when you find the perfect one. Enjoy a free cup of hot chocolate or cider and some popcorn while sitting around the fire pit. Pet-friendly, dogs on leashes are always welcome. You can also purchase fresh wreaths, centerpieces and garlands. 11825 Oregon Rd., Cutchogue. 631-734-5036. zuhoskifarms.com