2018 Special Day Schedule

Special Day in Northfield

13th Annual Holiday Celebration–featuring Old-fashioned Fun, Shopping, History, Arts and Recreation Saturday, December 8, 2018 * 10 a.m. through Evening * Northfield, Mass.

Bring The Whole Family to Enjoy Our 13th Annual Holiday Celebration!
Produced and Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Northfield and Northfield Area Tourism & Business Association and Sponsored by:

Northfield Golf Club, Greenfield Cooperative and Northfield Cooperative Bank, Kringle Candle Company, The Notch & CB Upton-Massamont Realtors (Cathy Crosier & Don Mailloux), Centennial House Bed & Breakfast and Event Center

Schedule of Activities—Follow the Blue and White Snowflake Signs to Event Locations

New! The Lighting of Trees in Front of Town Hall Sponsored by Kringle Candle Company and the Kiwanis Club of Northfield.

All day             Delicious sandwiches and family fare at Mim’s Market, 60 Main Street, 498-9900;                    at the Northfield Food Mart, 498-2638; and The Notch Family Restaurant,                             77 Main St.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Make Pine Cone Bird Feeders at Kidder & Co., 78 Main St., 498-5359.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Northfield Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts will roast marshmallows and offer kindling for sale in front of 99 Main St.  All ages.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tom White’s 38th Annual Holiday Pottery Sale (also Dec. 9, 15 and 16 same hours), door prizes and hot cider, 205 Winchester Road, 498-2175.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Shopping at Buxton Christmas Barn! Locally-grown, fresh cut Christmas trees, wreaths made on site from local greens, fashion accessories and crafts at 119 Cross Road in Northfield Farms. Black Friday ‘til Christmas, Saturdays and Sundays only, 413-225-3048.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Indoor Farmers and Crafters Market, downstairs at First Parish Church, with a Family Sing from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Corner of Main St. and Parker Ave. All ages.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Warming Station at Cameron’s Winery with a fire barrel, hot chocolate, warm cider and popcorn; $1 for drinks, $2.00 for popcorn.  All proceeds to benefit the PTO, 105 Main St., 413-225-3247. All ages.

New! 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Visit the staff of the Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center at the DVAA Center for the Arts located at 105 Main Street to create your own holiday card. Children ages 4 and older can create a snowflake illustrated card using cardstock, pastel chalk, colored tissue paper, construction paper, scissors and glue.  Shop for fine art, jewelry and crafts in the Gallery all day, 105 Main Street. Ages 4 and older.

Redemption Christian Academy chorus and sale of handmade gifts and baked goods. Location and time to be determined.

New!  11 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.  “Letters from Father Christmas,” including a delightful account of the antics of the North Polar Bear, as related by JRR Tolkien to his children—illustrated reading by the C.S. Lewis Study Center at Centennial House B&B, 94 Main Street, 498-5921. All ages.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Photos with Rudolph by the Junior Firefighters program at the Northfield Fire Station, 93 Main St., 413-824-7319. All ages.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Groups of strolling players from the Pioneer Valley Regional High School will play at venues along Main Street. Sponsored by Greenfield Savings Bank, Kiwanis Club of Northfield and NATABA.

11:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Free Horse Drawn Wagon Rides—two teams taking folks on a 15 minute ride on Northfield’s Main Street and back road. Corner of School and Main Street.  All ages. Courtesy of The Notch Family Restaurant and CB Upton-Massamont Realtors, 413-834-2977. All ages.

11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus and take a picture in Santa’s sleigh at Centennial House B&B, 94 Main Street, 498-5921. All ages. Also, Holiday Gift Certificates available in the lobby at 20% off the regular rates.  Great for visiting company!

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Decorate Gingerbread People for free at Mim’s Market, plus live music by Phil Watson and Friends on the porch, 60 Main St., 498-9900. All ages.

1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Drop in and make winter-themed crafts for children, Dickinson Memorial Library, 115 Main St. 498-2455.

4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Carol ‘round the Bonfire at Northfield Golf Club, with hot chocolate, live music and cash bar, 31 Holton St., 498-2432. All ages.

5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Enjoy a Chicken Stew Suppah and Carols at Cameron’s Winery. Chicken or vegetable stew with Fresh Rolls for $7.00 per person.  Carols and a sing-a-long. 105 Main St. 413-225-3247.  All ages.

6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Celtic Music “Filling the Winter Pantry,” Terry McKeon will perform Celtic, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s Music at Cameron’s Winery for donations of cash or canned foods to benefit the Northfield Food Bank at 105 Main St., 413-225-3247.  All ages.

7 p.m.  “A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play,” Silverthorne Theater Company’s 1930’s-style radio adaptation of the Dickens Holiday Classic with live actors and old time sound effects. Tickets are $15, available in advance online at Eventbrite.com. Recommended for ages 10 to 90.  Seating is limited.

WHAI Radio Personality Nick Danjer will broadcast live from various activity venues.

Schedule updates on Twitter and at www. visitnorthfieldarea.com.  For more information contact Joan and Steve Stoia, 498-5921.