Gold Coast Holiday Happenings Not to Miss

Get into the spirit of the season with events held on the North Shore—some will even bring a little Gatsby into the holiday. Enjoy festive music, crafts and performances at these Gold Coast holiday happenings.

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Sands Point
What: Not Quite Christmas Cabaret
Where: Hempstead House, 127 Middle Neck Rd
When: Saturday, Dec. 9, 7-10pm
Why Go: Composer Steven Lutvak, Tony-nominated Lauren Worsham and Broadway stars Emily Skinner and Nicholas Ward perform a pre-holiday concert. Tickets are available online. Click to go

Port Washington
What: Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas
Where: Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St
When: Sunday, Dec. 10, 7pm
Why Go: Enjoy Irish traditions and holiday music. The five women of Cherish the Ladies bring Celtic sounds to the holiday program, complete with Irish step dancers. Click to go

What: Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol
Where: Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd
When: Dec. 15-17, 8-10pm
Why Go: A twist on the classic A Christmas Carol, this one is told from the perspective of Scrooge’s partner, Jacob Marley. Buy tickets online. Click to go

Old Westbury
What: Children’s Holiday Craft
Where: Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Rd
When: Dec. 9, 16 and 23, 10am-1pm
Why Go: Get crafty with the children in your life this holiday season. Drop in to create a holiday-themed craft, which is free with admission. Click to go

Mill Neck
What: Santa’s Workshop
Where: Mill Neck Manor, 40 Frost Mill Rd
When: Dec. 9-10, 9-3pm
Why Go: Santa’s workshop has all the Christmas essentials: festival of wreaths, face painting, visits with Santa, crafts and caroling. There will also be a collection of non-perishable food items and toys to support deaf children and adults. Click to go