25th Harbor Lights Festival-December 3rd
Santa and Gingerbread man
2011 HARBOR LIGHTS FESTIVAL
Tis the season to be jolly!
It's the most wonderful time of the year......
The question is......
Have you been naughty or nice?
Schedule of Events
FRIDAY- DECEMBER 2ND
10am - 5pm FESTIVAL OF TREES BEGINS!
The Opera House is the setting for "All That Glitters", the sparkly theme for the Festival of Trees brought to you by the Boothbay Region Garden Club. Walk through the forest of trees and bid on your favorite one to take home.
The Opera House- 633-6855
5pm-8pm STUDIO 53 OPEN RECEPTION
More than a doxen local artist and artisans representing a wide array of creative disciplines will be selling their handiwork for the first two weeks of December. This reception is open to the public.
SATURDAY- DECEMBER 3RD
9am-4pm CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW
Boothbay Harbor Fire Station, 11 Howard St. invites you to view hand crafted items, exhibits and sales. Food and baked goods. If you are interested in reserving a table, please contact the Chamber.
10am-2pm BOOTHBAY REGION HISTORICAL SOCIETY OPEN - SCOUT EXHIBIT
Boothbay Region Historical Society - 633-0820
10am-2pm CHRISTMAS FAIR CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Enjoy a hearty homemade soup, bread and brownie luncheon. Walk the "Cookie Walk" and find your favorite holiday treats. Shop the International Bazaar for unusual gifts. Purchase homemade delicacies at the Pie Table. Bid for bargains at the Silent Auction Table. 207-633-4757
10am - 3pm LIGHTS UP AT MEMORIAL LIBRARY
4 Oak St. Open House, old-fashion Groaning Board, holiday crafts and refreshments served.
Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library
10am - 5pm FESTIVAL OF TREES
The Opera House. The magic continues! 633-6855
12pm-5pm STUDIO 53- SHOP LOCALLY
The artisans of Studio 53 welcome you to come and view the creative talents emaniating from this small coastal community. Mingle through the holdiay exhibit as you enjoy edibles from Paul and Wendy Johnson and enjoy a massage from Rick Gilde! Artist ranges from printmakers, pottery, fiber art, paintings, drawing and stonework. Event intends to lift spirits and spread good cheer!
1pm SANTA, MRS. CLAUS AND ELVES ARRIVE ABOARD THE NOVELTY!
What all the little kiddies have been waiting for! Join with friends and family at the Town Landing, Commercial St. Boothbay Harbor. Join the fun in welcoming Santa and his North Pole family.
Novelty-Balmy Day Crusies
1:15pm Y-ARTS WELCOME SANTA AND ANNOUNCE THE $10,000.00 RAFFLE WINNER
The Y-Arts will be there to great our guests as they head up the town landing. Ginny Bishop and singers will also announce the winner of the $10,000.00 raffle. Tickets are $100.00 each and there are still some available. Can be purchased by contacting the Boothbay Region YMCA at 633-2855.
1:30pm-3:30pm LAP TIME WITH SANTA & MRS. CLAUS
Hot coco, cookies, candy canes and time with the Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Workshop will be at Gimbel & Sons Country Store, Commercial St.
Gimbel & Sons Country Store 633-5088
1pm - 4pm FREE WAGON RIDES
Stillbrook Acres' Farm festivally decorated horse-drawn wagon, courtesy of the Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber and the Town of Boothbay Harbor will cruise the downtown streets in true holiday spirit. Ride route begins at Fisherman's Wharf with drop off at the Opera House and the Craft Fair.
3:15pm HARBOR PRINCESS CHRISTMAS CRUISE
Enjoy a winter sunset cruise and particpation in the Lighted Boat Parade aboard the Harbor Princess. Heavy Hors-d'oeurves, hot cider, coffe and cash bar. Trip to benefit the Edgecomb Congregatinal Church. TIckets $35.00 ea. availability is limited. Please call 207-882-4060.
4pm- TREE LIGHTING CERMONY & COMMUNITY SING ALONG!
Meet with friends on the Boothbay Harbor Region Library Lawn with Santa, Mrs. Claus and elves for caroling with the Boothbay Region Alumni Community Band.
4pm - 6pm 'art in the square' ARTIST & PUBLIC RECEPTION
Boothbay Region Region Art Foundation welcomes you with refreshments and to their scholarship fundraiser with "canvas squares".
Boothbay Region Art Foundation
4:30 pm LIVE NATIVITY!
Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church invites you to the annual celebration of the Nativity Scene. Follow the Three Wise Men as they make their way from the Library Lawn across the footbrige to the church. Hot chocolate and cookies served.
5pm- THE SPECTACULAR LIGHTED BOAT PARADE
Local fisherman, lobsterman, tour and sail boats circle the harbor with festive decorations. And let's us not forget: The United State Coast Guard! All competing for the title, "Best in Fleet". Winners will be announced immediately following the parade at McSeagulls's Restaurant.
SUNDAY - DECEMBER 5TH
11am-3pm FESTIVAL OF TREES
The Opera House fun continues!
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