Port Jefferson, NY - December 4, 2015 - The Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council, in conjunction with the Inc. Village of Port Jefferson, will host the 20th Annual Charles Dickens Festival on from December 5 – 6, 2015, throughout the Village of Port Jefferson.
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. Building on the Internationally-renown festival
Join in on the festivities at the 20th Annual Charles Dickens Festival.
The Council proudly announces the additions of LET THERE BE LIGHT, a dazzling light show projected on Village Hall, and the Harbormaster building will be transformed into COOKIELAND, where children can decorate their own holiday oriented cookies and houses! Also new this year, the Victorian Era meets the Digital Age in a state-of-the-art presentation. Bring your cellphone and experts will show you how to use a Google Cardboard viewer for a virtual reality panorama of the festival. The creation of a Port Jefferson 360-degree video will also be uploaded to YouTube. On Dickens Alley, the three-room Cottage features a Dickens-inspired parlor and a small train display. The Friends of the Port Jefferson Free Library will be selling a commemorative Dickens Festival ornament and other specialty items.
Begin your Dickens adventure with a Grand Opening Celebration Parade on East Main Street, Saturday morning at 11am.
For the schedule of events, please visit www.pjdickens.com