Charles Dickens Festival returns to Port Jefferson this weekend

A holiday tradition is returning to Long Island this weekend as The Village of Port Jefferson transforms into the Charles Dickens Festival.
The festival is back for a 25th year after being canceled in 2020. 
The two-day event draws in thousands of people and kicks off Saturday, Dec. 4, at 10 a.m. and runs until 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5. 
Some of the activities at the event include concerts, skating, and horse and carriage rides.