The Annual Charles Dickens Festival kicks off in Port Jefferson, NY (2010)


 Long Islanders and Christmas fans celebrate the opening of the Dickens Festival.


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By Video Journalist Josh Wein

We attend the opening ceremonies as the Port Jefferson mayor hands over the keys to the Village and the Dickens Festival officially begins.

Featured Interviews: Jeanne Garant, Former Port Jeff Mayor; Margot Garant, Port Jeff Mayor; Town Constable, The Mayor, and Eliza the Flower Lady, Charles Dickens Festival

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