Town of Amherst NH

Tree Lighting Festival – 2013


Santa’s Helpers, from the Amherst Fire Department, work to get the Crocker Tree ready for the Tree Lighting Festival.

The Amherst Tree Lighting Festival!

Friday, December 6  Kickoff  ~  “Tree Light-Up Night!”

6:15  “WW I  Common” Across From Moulton’s: Pre-Gathering Refreshments Baptist Church and Boy Scouts

6:30  “WW I  Common”:    Tree Lighting Ceremony!

7:00 – 8:30 Congregational Church: Lions’ Club Spaghetti Supper!   Donations Accepted! No Reservations Needed!  

                  Holiday Music by the new “Amherst Christmas Brass Quintet

Saturday, December 7 ~ “Santa Saturday!”

9:00 – 11:00 Congregational Church Breakfast with Santa, Tickets: Jessica Steele, 

9:00 – 3:00 Amherst Middle School: Lions Club Craft Fair 

2:00 -  5:00 Fire Station: Girl Scouts Craft Fair AND  Holiday Cookie Swap!  Historical Society Booth and Gifts!

3:00 – 5:00 Fire Station: Santa Arrives By Fire Truck, Free Pics with Santa when you Bring Your Own Camera!

2:00 – 4:00 Fire Station Team Earley’s Cocoa and Cookies!

3:00 – 5:00 Police Station: Open House, Meet your APD officers! Free Child-Protective IDs and Fingerprinting!

Sunday, December 8  ~ “Concerts Sunday!”

8:00 – 11:00 Fire Station: Breakfast with Mrs. Claus; Donations accepted! No reservations needed!

11:00 – 4:00 LaBelle Winery Rte 101:  Holiday Bazaar!

Stroll The Colonial Village Of Amherst To See Our Charmingly Decorated Homes And Buildings!

1:00 – 2:00 Congregational Church: Free Holiday Concert, Town Band and SHS Acappella Singers!

3:00 – 4:30 Congregational Church:  Free Holiday Concert, By Congregational Church Choirs!

6:00 - High School: Souhegan Valley Chorus Concert  Tickets at Door – Adults $15; Srs/Students $10; Under 12 Free!

All Weekend ~ Project Warmth!

Amherst Library: Lions Club Collection  of New Hats, Mittens, Scarves, Socks, Coats, Snow Pants, Blankets for needy…

~All Events Are Free, Or Accept Donations, Unless Cost Is Stated Otherwise~

~ Celebrating Any And All December/Winter Holidays That Are Enjoyed By Amherst, NH Residents! ~

Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, La Posada, The Winter Solstice, The First Snow, Epiphany And More!

~ All Events in Amherst; Many in Village Area~

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