Through December 25th
Winter Lights in the Park – Take a walk through Maple Street Park and enjoy the bright lights and winter tunes on display. Can you find all the hidden ornaments in the trees? Pick up a scavanger hunt list on your way into the park! Free parking is available on-site, additional overflow parking across the street at ADL Middle School. Restrooms available; masks required. Visit essexrec.org for more information.
Thursday, December 10th
Wonder Kit Pick Up – Brownell Library. Information will be included on the instructions in each kit; released in the rear vestibule and available while supplies last. Visit brownellibrary.org for more information.
Saturday, December 12th
Central Vermont Capital City Grange, 9:30-11:30am. A clothing exchange happening the second saturday of every moth. Kids clothes, newborn to Junior (size 12). A needed resource for the community and great exchange for the youth. Bring what you no longer need and take home what you do. Special arrangements for COVID conditions: Attendees will be allowed in the lower level, no more than 10 at a time. Masks are required. Entry will be from the “old entrance porch,” with people leaving by the fire exit stairs. A few volunteers will be on hand downstairs to help people make selections. Fans in the windows will help provide fresh air. Cost is $3 per family. More information at capitalcitygrange.org.
Hotel Vermont Outdoor Holiday Market – 11:00am-3:00pm. Join Hotel Vermont for their first ever Outdoor Holiday Market on the Brick Outdoor Terrace. Masks , are mandatory. They will be monitoring capacity closely so please dress accordingly as there may be a wait. DJ Cre8 will be spinning the hits; dancing is encouraged! For a list of vendors and more information, visit hotelvt.com.
Meet Santa’s Reindeer – Vermont Reindeer Farm, 3:00-5:00pm. Join them for a visit to the Vermont Reindeer Farm to see Santa’s Reindeer! They will have hot chocolate and more. They have the only live reindeer in the whole state of Vermont. They also have many other farm animals to pet and feed. Nature trail, reindeer games and gift shop. For more information, visit vtreindeerfarm.com.