Local Happenings Categorized: Holidays

2019 Altoona Christmas Parade – Altoona, AL

Date: December 6th, 2019 Time:  6:00 PM Place: Downtown Altoona Join the Town of Altoona for its annual Christmas Parade. Lights, sirens, bands, floats, and classic cars will all be featured. For more information, you can reach out to the Town of Altoona on Facebook.

Arab Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Christmas Parade
Arab, AL

Rudolph and Santa Illustration

Event Date: December 6, 2019 Time:  6:00 pm -7:00 pm CST Place: Downtown Maine St. The annual “Christmas in Alabama”  parade will once again be held in downtown Arab. Join in the fun by creating your own float, and stand the chance to win a cash prize, or just come down to enjoy the lights. Entries are free, but there is a $35 float-fee to be eligible for prize money. Prizes are: 1st: $100 2nd: $75 3rd: $50… Read more »

Chester Greenwood Day – Farmington, ME

Date: December 6th – 7th Place: Downtown Farmington Chester Greenwood Day is the annual celebration of Farmington resident Chester Greenwood, the inventor of earmuffs. Greenwood was only fifteen when he designed the first pair of ear protectors out of wire, beaver fur, and cloth. At the age of nineteen, he acquired a U.S. patent. By age twenty-eight, the Chester Greenwood & Company factory was producing and shipping champion ear protectors worldwide. In 1936 the company had its… Read more »

Holiday Stroll – Skowhegan, ME

The Holiday Stroll graphic, a red tag that say "Holiday Stroll Downtown" with a white outline Sonta, on a horse drawn sleigh.

Date: December 5-7, 2019 Place: Skowhegan The Holiday Stroll has been a tradition in Skowhegan for more than a quarter of a century. It starts with a holiday parade Friday evening and continues Saturday morning and afternoon with a host of free activities and treats throughout and near downtown, including pictures with Santa, hula hooping, and the popular elf scavenger hunt! New this year, we’re moving Municipal Lot activities to Debe River Walk and turning it into… Read more »

Howland Tree Lighting – Howland, ME

the hwoland tree Lighting flyer. A Christmas tree, docroated with gold and red stars, christmas balls, pine cones and wine twine.

Date: December, 1st Time: 5:00 PM Place: Howland Boat Landing Don’t miss the Howland Tree Lighting, at the new boat landing near the old tannery. Santa will arrive at 5:30 and there will be free hot cocoa and popcorn.