Local Happenings Categorized: Parade

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 »

Holiday Light Parade – Houlton, ME

A Houlton Fire Department truck with Christmas Lights on it

Date: November 30th Time:  6:00 p.m. Place: Downtown Houlton Holiday Light Parade is held on the Saturday following Thanksgiving at 6:00 p.m. Local businesses decorate floats with lights, costumed walkers sing and dance their way through the parade route music and Santa and Mrs. Claus light the Christmas tree and be available to hear the children’s Christmas wishes after the parade.

Thornton Academy’s 2019 Homecoming Weekend
Saco, ME

Date: October 18, 2019 – October 20, 2019 Time:  See Schedule Place: Thornton Academy 438 Main St Saco, ME 04072 Thorton Acadamy (TA) would like to invite alumni, students, prospective families, and friends of TA to join together in celebration. Come down to Saco to support the school, recognize alumni, and cheer on the football team! Homecoming events begin Friday, October 18th with the annual Homecoming Bonfire and close on Sunday, October 20th at TA Day at Pumpkin Valley… Read more »

Cullman County Fair – Cullman, AL

Date: Ocotber 3-12 Place: Cullman Fairgrounds 1501 Sportsman Lake Rd NW Cullman, AL 35055 Since 1954, the Cullman County Fair has been delighting the citizens of Cullman and surrounding counties with thrilling rides, amazing exhibits, Fair food favorites, and the best in entertainment. As always, parking is Free! This year the fair will go from October 3rd to October 12th. Events and Rides The fair parade will be on September 28th, at 2:00 pm, and comfort… Read more »