Daily Grind

Isabel Carmichael
When the deadline passed for sealed bids for the life-size giraffe sculpture that stood in an East Hampton Village holding pen since its discovery near the Nature Trail some 18 months ago, an unnamed party's $3,333 offering was the highest of 14 received.
Star Staff
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather watch for eastern Long Island for snow, wind, and icy conditions through Saturday morning..
Star Staff
Two takes on “The Nutcracker” – one a traditional ballet, the other a mix of ballet and other dance styles that blends the Tchaickovsky classic with another story – have become holiday musts on the South Fork.
Star Staff
Gifts and treats for yourself made by local craftspeople and artists will be on sale this weekened in several locations.
Carissa Katz
A train from East Hampton to Montauk on Wednesday evening will be transformed into the Polar Express. Children who still believe (and even those who think they don't) have been invited to hop aboard for hot cocoa and a visit with Santa.
David E. Rattray
A winter storm warning is in effect for Suffolk County from 4 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday, as well as for portions of southeast Connecticut.
Star Staff
On Saturday in East Hampton, $16.99 gets you admission and a copy.
Interiors decorated for Christmas will be featured on an East Hampton Historical Society tour by lantern light Friday evening at 6.
Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Buell Lane will host free medical screenings at an East Hampton Healthcare Foundation fair on Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Star Staff
Suffolk County will host an opioid overdose prevention class at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreation Center on Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m., with instruction on how to use intranasal naloxone, commonly known by the brand name Narcan.