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11/21/12 to 12/20/12

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Hometown Holidays

Shop locally and enjoy a month of fun, family activities and shopping bargains!

Hometown Holidays is an initiative of the North Adams Office of Tourism and Community Events and Develop North Adams.

NOVEMBER 21 THROUGH DECEMBER 22

Starting on November 21 with a Tree Lighting event, Hometown Holidays has put together a campaign to draw people to North Adams and encourage them to shop locally.

After the Tree Lighting, Hometown Holidays will follow with a series of family-friendly activities on every Thursday night. See below a full listing of events.

 

DECEMBER 6 EVENTS:

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides by Sweet Brook Farm
Leaving from underneath Mohawk Marquee
Main Street
(413)664-6180
5-7pm
FREE

Join your friends and neighbors for a night downtown celebrating the Holiday Season. Horse drawn wagon rides from Dave Larabee of Sweet Brook Farm will take people on tours of the downtown.

MCLA Allegrettos
Downtown North Adams
6-7pm
FREE

Known for their powerhouse vocals, the MCLA Allegrettos are quickly becoming a name on the collegiate music scene. Focusing on complex vocals, rock solid technique, emotive nuances, and power; the Allegrettos deliver a sound that has no flats, avoids sharps, and only produces perfect harmony. Come downtown for the Hometown Holidays and listen to some great caroling!

Downtown Window Decorating Contest
Downtown North Adams
(413)664-6180
5-8pm
FREE

What business has put together the most festive window display? You be the judge! Fill out ballots at downtown businesses on Thursday night and be entered into a raffle to win a gift certificate to a local eatery! All ballots can be returned to Gallery 51, at 51 Main Street. 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

DECEMBER 13
Santa will be at Luma's/ Emporium and at Shima at different points in the evening
Dan Morgan from Spruce Hill Photo will be available for Santa pics
Free hot cocoa at Luma's
Snow Flake Scavenger Hunt and prize giveaways

DECEMBER 20
Misc. Activities on Eagle St
Performances by St. Stan's Children's Bell Choir (location and time TBD)
Hometown Holidays Raffle Drawing* at Gallery 51

SPECIAL ONGOING ACTIVITIES

Window Decorating Contest
Contact: Veronica Bosley tourism@northadams-ma.gov or 413-664-6180
All businesses are invited to participate in our holiday window decorating contest. Window displays should be in place by November 21. Judging will take place on December 6. Prizes and bragging rights will be awarded to the winners.

For more information email tourism@northadams-ma.gov
To participate in the marketing campaign email kbona@bonamarketing.com

HOMETOWN HOLIDAYS IS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH: