Southold Historical Society Candlelit Tour and Tree Lighting: Photos

Tree trimming in the Bay View Schoolhouse overseen by the Education of Youth Committee. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

The Southold Historical Society held its annual candlelit tour and tree lighting on the museum grounds in Southold Friday afternoon.

All museum buildings were open and visitors enjoyed demonstrations, decorations and live music. Santa stopped by for a visit and the tree was lit for the season.

Check out photos from Friday night’s event by Elizabeth Wagner below.

Weaving demonstration in the Thomas Moore House.

Annual Candlelight Tour at the Southold Historical Society.

Southold’s Michele Roeser photographing Doug and Jack Roeser in front of the tree.

Rug-hooking, quilting, and embroidery demonstrations in the Ann Currie-Bell House.

Decorations in the Ann Currie-Bell House, overseen by Cathy Campbell.

Southold Historical Society grounds during the annual Candlelight Tour and Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Children pose for photos with Santa (James O’Connor of Bohemia) in Pine Neck Barn.

Jamie Davis of Southold playing “Charlie Christmas.”

Southold Historical Society grounds during the annual Candlelight Tour and Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Children compete in potato sack races.

Sharon DeFonte of West Babylon and James O’Connor of Bohemia play Santa in Pine Neck Barn.

Visitors fill out raffle tickets at the Southold Historical Society’s annual Candlelight Tour.

4. Riverhead’s Nora Connelly, Bonnie Connelly, Brian Connelly, Molly Connelly, and Jayson Yeager in front of the tree.

Gene Shepherd of Shelter Island guiding Cailin Hodgson of Chappaqua on a model of a 1913 Rumley Oil Pull.

Volunteers Andrew Rubin of Southold with his aunt Cynthia Charles of Rochester in front of Pine Neck Barn.