Come and Enjoy Our 14th Annual Holiday Festival
Saturday, December 14, 2019 on Northfield’s Main Street and Back Roads
Another year, another celebration of community with: Free Horse-drawn Wagon Rides, Santa & Mrs. Claus, WHAI Radio Personality Nick Danjer, Crafts for Kids, Holiday Open Houses with Sales and Gifts, Indoor Craft and Farmers Market, Seasonal Foods and Treats, Members of the Pioneer Valley Regional High School Band, Moody Center Historical Tour, Gingerbread Man Decorating, a Bonfire at Northfield Golf Club, Live Music, Live Theater, and More!
Produced by the Northfield Area Tourism and Business Association (NATABA), 413-498-5921
Northfield Kiwanis Club Greenfield Northampton Kringle Centennial House
Golf Club of Northfield Cooperative Bank Candle Bed and Breakfast
Chatterbox Café Greenfield Savings Bank
and Don Mailloux Realty
Event times, locations and age recommendations below:
Schedule of Activities
Follow the blue and white snowflake signs to event locations!
Friday–“A Winters Eve” at Cameron’s Winery. Roasted Chestnuts, Fondue, Mulled Wine/Cider, Winter Reds. Music by Terry McKeon. Donate cash and nonperishables to Northfield Food Bank. Prices vary. 5pm-7pm. 21+ over.
Eat Local! New The Chatterbox Café, Mim’s Market, Northfield Food Mart, St. Patrick’s Church Hall (sandwiches, soups, cookies,11:30am-2pm), and First Parish Unitarian Church Hall (holiday treats, coffee, cocoa and sandwiches all day, 9:30am-4pm). For dinner try: Antonio’s Pizza, Gill Tavern and Farm Table
8am-1pm Special Holiday Sales and Holiday Refreshments, Bobbie’s Hair & Nail Salon, 75 Main St., 498-2800.
9:30am-4pm Indoor Farmers and Crafters Market, First Parish Unitarian. Celtic Music Upstairs at 11:30 am, Corner Parker and Main Streets.
10am-6pm 20% Off Sale! Fine Art and Hand-Crafted Gifts in the Deerfield Valley Art Association Gallery and Gift Shop, 105 Main St. (*Gift Certificates excluded.
10am-5pm Tom White’s 39th Annual Holiday Pottery Sale, Door prizes, hot cider. 205 Winchester Rd. 498-2175.
10am-3pm Outdoor Warming Station with Fire Barrel, Cameron’s Winery. Hot Chocolate Bar and Hot Buttered Popcorn $1.00-$3.00 for various goodies and cocoa. All proceeds to Northfield Elementary School Lunches. 105 Main St.
10am-2pm Make Pine Cone Bird Feeders with peanut butter and birdseed, Kidder & Company, Stocking stuffers, maple products and gift certificates too!, 78 Main St., 498-5359.
10am-2pm Firewood for Sale by the Northfield Boy Scouts in front of 99 Main St.
10am-5pm Buxton Christmas Barn Sale. Locally grown, fresh cut Christmas Trees, wreaths made on site, fashion accessories and crafts at 119 Cross Road in Northfield Farms. Black Friday til Christmas, Saturdays and Sundays only – 413-225-3048.
New! 10:30am-4pm Open House at Owen Davidson Guitars. Stop in and enjoy some cider and doughnuts, and to check out our shop!
11am-2pm Strolling Players from the PVRHS Band will play at venues along Main St. Sponsored by Greenfield Savings Bank, Kiwanis Club of Northfield and Northfield Area Tourism & Business Assn.
11am-1pm Create Your Own Winter Cards or Wrapping Paper with Northfield Mountain Recreation & Environmental Center staff using wild animal track rubber stamps and other materials. Inside the Deerfield Valley Art Association, 105 Main St., Ages 3 and up.
11am-3pm Reindeer Food and Photos with Rudolph by the Junior Firefighters Program. Northfield Fire Station, 93 Main St. (413) 824-7319. All ages.
11:30am-3pm FREE Horse-drawn Wagon Rides, two teams taking folks on a 15 min. ride on Northfield’s Main Street and Back Roads. Corner of School and Main St. All ages.
11:45am-2pm Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Take a photo in Santa’s sleigh. Centennial House B&B, 94 Main St. 498-5921. All ages. Also, 20%-off B&B Gift Certificates in the Lobby.
12pm-8:30pm Sample Warm Apple Pie wine at Cameron’s Winery, 105 Main St. Free. Must be 21+.
1:30pm-3pm Decorate Gingerbread People for free, Mim’s Market, plus live music by Phil Watson and Friends on the Porch, 60 Main St. 498-9900. All ages.
1:30pm-2:30pm Making Winter-themed Crafts–Workshop for Children, Dickinson Memorial Library, 115 Main St. 498-2455.
1:30pm New The Moody Center presents “The D.L. Moody Prayer Walk and Legacy Experience” Starts at The Homestead, 225 Main St. Contact Julia Wiggins at firstname.lastname@example.org for updates and more information!
2:30pm-3:15pm, second seating at 3:30pm New C.S. Lewis Study Center presents “Today, in This Town” by the Still Small Theater. Family-friendly show offering a lively, quirky, modernized look at the first Christmas. Adapted from the medieval English York Mystery Cycle. Inside Centennial House, 94 Main St. Free.
4pm-7pm Caroling ‘Round the Bonfire at Northfield Golf Club with hot chocolate and cash bar. At the new event center, 31 Holton St. 498-2432. All ages.
6-8pm with last call at 9pm New “Wassail and Sing Along Fundraiser for Relay for Life,” at Cameron’s Winery. Corki and Ken play Christmas Carols, Holiday Songs and Rock n Roll Favorites. Raffle Baskets, Popcorn, $5.00 cover charge. 105 Main Street. Must be 21+.
7pm “A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play” Silverthorne Theater’s company’s 1930’s style radio adaptation of the Dickens holiday classic with live actors and old-time sound effects. Inside Centennial House B&B, 94 Main St. Seating is limited. Ages 10-99. Tickets $15 in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-christmas-carol-a-radio-play-northfield-tickets-79175958423.
Don’t miss! Northfield’s church and other gift fairs including Kiwanis Club of Northfield and the NES PTO fairs at Northfield Elementary School gym and cafeteria, Saturday, Dec. 7.
Thank you to the Northfield Police Department, Northfield Fire Department, Stephen Seredynski for Town Hall lighting, Pam Veith for coordinating the horse rides, Monica and Ron Lefebvre and their “friends” Santa and Mrs.Claus, and thank you to all the businesses and sponsors represented on these pages. Buy Local!