Millerton Festival of Lights starts on Black Friday

MILLERTON — Millerton will hold its Annual Festival of Lights Weekend from
Friday, Nov. 25 through Nov. 27.  Events kick off on Black Friday and go on throughout the entire weekend.

 

Schedule of events

Friday, Nov. 25

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Ice carving demonstration at Veteran’s Park.

11 a.m.: Free screening of “The Polar Express” at The Moviehouse (seats are first-come, first-served; show starts promptly at 11 a.m. and includes popcorn and beverage)

1:15 to 1:30 p.m.: Children’s raffle at Veteran’s Park. Prizes include: bicycles, scooters, gift baskets and gift certificates that have all been sponsored by various local businesses Must be present to win.

1 to 3 p.m.: Cookie decorating and live music at North East Community Center, 51 S Center St.

1 to 4 p.m.: Hot cocoa and cookies at Veteran’s Park; and free hayrides (pickup at Veterans Park and Dutchess Ave.)

2:30-4:30 p.m.: Salisbury Brass Band at Veteran’s Park

5 p.m.: Festival of Lights Parade and tree lighting

Starting at Arnoff on Route 22, up Main Street to light, left on Maple then right on Century to fire house.

 

All weekend there will be Festive Tastings & Treats, Seasonal Discounts & Sales in Participating Shops, Himmelli Ornament Workshop at the Irondale School House, Book Giveaway at Northeast-Millerton Library, and for children a Snowman Scavenger Hunt.

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