Wicked Good Maine
December Calendar of Events
Christmas in Maine
Churches are gearing up for their special services, celebrating the birth of Christ. Schools and choral groups are planning their Christmas musicals. And all over Maine, Christmas trees are being cut, bought, and decorated. If you have the privilege of spending this Christmas in Maine, visit this page for information on sights, sounds, and fun things to do.
An Old Fashioned Christmas in Bath
Bath. November 28 - Christmas, 2008. Special events taking place for an old fashioned Christmas throughout the holiday season including: a parade, community singing, craft fairs, antiques show, and a holiday house tour. Phone (207) 442-7291 for details.
Brunswick - Annual Arts Downtown and All Around
Brunswick. December 5-7, 2008. Mid Coast REACH will again host the 8th Annual Arts Downtown and All Around. This is a showcase for more than 100 artists at fifty art sites in Brunswick, Bath, Topsham and other nearby towns. The galleries will be open all weekend, and downtown Brunswick and Bath will host two shows with more than 30 local Maine artists. Hours are 10 to 5 on Friday and Saturday, with special Downtown events held into the evening. Yellow banners will be hung at all participating locations. Email [email protected] for more information.
Skowhegan Holiday Stroll
Skowhegan. December 6-7, 2008. A whole sleigh-load of Christmas activities! Santa hands out gifts to the children, holiday activities, a nighttime parade of lights and much more. For more information call the Skowhegan Area Chamber of Commerce at (207) 474-3621.
Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude
Kennebunkport. December, 2008. Come enjoy the Christmas Prelude! A festive time of shopping and special events including a champagne reception, candlelight caroling, tree lighting, arts and crafts shows, pancake breakfast, lobster bake, the arrival of Santa by lobster boat and much, much more. For more information or for reservations, visit the website above.
Freeport's Sparkle Holiday Celebration
Freeport. December 5-7, 2008. "Sparkle" holiday event with a Tuba Christmas Concert, trolley rides, hot cocoa stops, a talking Christmas Tree, visits with Santa, carriage rides, photos at Santa's castle, and many beautiful lights and more. And don't forget all the wonderful Christmas shopping in Freeport after the festivities! For details phone (207) 865-1212.
ANNUAL CHESTER GREENWOOD DAY PARADE
Farmington. December 6, 2008. The annual celebration of Farmington's favorite son, Chester Greenwood, the inventor of the earmuff. There will be a parade (celebrating everything earmuff) at 11:00am through Downtown Farmington. Cake and Chili in the Gazebo at Meetinghouse Park. Historical Society will be selling wreaths at the Titcomb House, a "Festival of Trees" display at the Granary Restaurant. The Polar Bear Club will make its annual dip into frigid Clearwater Lake at 3:00pm! For more information, call the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at 778-4215.
Christmas at Moosehead Lake
Greenville. December 6, 2008. Come to our home for the holidays! The Moosehead Lake Region lights up with a full day of events. The day starts with the Annual Inn Walk, combined with shopping specials, the town tree lighting and Christmas concert to finish off the day. This is a great way to spend a weekend away and get started on the holiday shopping with unique gifts from the Moosehead Lake Region. For more information, call (207) 695-2702 or send an email to [email protected].
Wells Christmas Parade
Wells. December 14, 2008. The WinterFest celebration on the 10th and 11th features food vendors, crafters, music, special guests and winter sport contests. 23rd Annual Southern Maine Christmas Parade sponsored by the Wells Chamber of Commerce. Starts from the Wells Plaza at 2 pm proceeding north to the Wells Jr. High. Call (207) 646-2451 for more information.
Paul Revere Bell Ringing in Bath
Bath Maine. December 31, 2008. Come join citizens of Bath to ring in the New Year at Bath City Hall (Front Street). Refreshments will follow. Phone (207) 442-7291 for details.
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