On Saturday Morning, the community officially welcomed the Holiday season to Cutchogue.
Each year the North Fork Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Cutchogue Fire Department and the Cutchogue Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary sponsor the "Christmas in Cutchogue" Celebration.
The morning began at 9:30 am. with a children's magic show that took place at in the truck bays of the Cutchogue Firehouse.
Children of the community were treated to a fun-filled hour long show filled with magic tricks and clown comedy sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Holiday treats such as cookies, candy canes, cider and hot cocoa were provided by the members of the CFD Ladies Auxiliary.
The highlight of the morning took place when Santa Claus arrived at the firehouse. A last minute change took place as Santa's Helicopter was unable to fly for the day due to weather. CFD Firefighters graciously stepped in and came to santa's rescue giving him a ride on Engine 8-5-4.
Santa rode in and greeted the over 200 children and onlookers that were awaiting him on the firehouse grounds.
CFD Firefighters and Fire Police stood by while Santa arrived and kept the eager children at a safe distance.
Shortly after, Santa Claus was then escorted by firefighters aboard 8-5-4 through the Cutchogue Village to the Cutchogue Library where he spent the rest of the morning meeting with the children of the community.
Each child had the chance to sit and have pictures taken with Santa.
The Officers and Members of CFD would like to thank the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, the CFD Ladies Auxiliary, and the staff at the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library for making this joyous holiday event possible