Fairs and festivals are all over Long Island this fall and winter. Many are outdoor affairs, with food and drink vendors, family-friendly activities and live music. Admission is free unless otherwise noted.
HERITAGE COUNTRY CHRISTMAS OUTDOOR FESTIVAL
Walk the decorated grounds, view carolers, historical demonstrations, ornament decorating, take a winter hayride, make s’mores over an open fire. Noon-4 p.m. Dec. 9. Smithtown Historical Society, 239 E. Main St.; 631-265-6768, smithtownhistorical.org. Fee: $5.
NORTHPORT WINTER CRAFT FAIR
More than 150 exhibitors with arts, crafts and gift items. See handmade textiles, jewelry, painted wood signs, painted flowerpots, soft sculpture, totes, pillows and more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 9-10. Northport High School, 154 Laurel Hill Rd.; 631-846-1459, depasmarket.com.
CENTRAL OPERATING LINES ALL GAUGE SWAP MEET
More than 90 vendors. Buy, sell or swap trains and parts. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 10. AMVETS Post 18, 141 Carleton Ave., East Islip; 631-563-0173, coltrains.com. Fee $5 ages 12 and older.
SELDEN CRAFT AND GIFT FAIR
More than 150 exhibitors with arts, crafts and gift items. See handmade textiles, jewelry, painted wood signs, painted flower pots, soft sculpture, totes and pillows. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 16-17. Newfield High School, 145 Marshall Dr., Selden; 631-846-1459, depasmarket.com.