Latest News for: Maine holidays


Love them or hate them, Hallmark holiday movies are obsessed with Maine

Bangor Daily News 05 Dec 2021
And every year, a number of them are set in Maine ... 19, in which a woman finds the perfect Christmas tree to set up for the Maine governor’s holiday celebration, and finds love in the process ... Another movie, which premieres on Saturday on Comedy Central, also takes place in Maine, but parodies the well-worn cliches of the holiday movie.

Christmas Parade: Norman turns out for mobile celebration of Yuletide season

The Norman Transcript 05 Dec 2021
Christmas music played from loudspeakers, providing a jolly holiday vibe ... Main St., which is in a tiny, newly renovated historic building ... Organizers of the 2021 Norman Christmas Parade envisioned a “Miracle on Main Street,” with this event creating a new set of fond holiday memories for those in attendance.

Hope Fund makes a difference for family affected by house fire

Citizen Tribune 05 Dec 2021
The name of the Holiday Hope Fund recipient has been changed to protect the recipient’s identity ... Sarah came to Morristown-Hamblen Central Services after hearing about the Citizen Tribune Holiday Hope Fund from a co-worker ... Those wishing to donate online can go to and click on the Holiday Hope Fund button on the main page.

Sierra County Gears Up For Christmas

Sierra County Sentinel 05 Dec 2021
Savvy Christmas shoppers also made their way to the community of Monticello, where the Monticello Holiday Store once opened in a new and inviting location, just off the main plaza ...

Ice skating rink opens in downtown Mayodan

News & Record 05 Dec 2021
MAYODAN — The Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department and the Town of Mayodan on Friday introduced the coolest spot in Rockingham County this holiday season — an ice rink in the middle of downtown at Jake Atkinson Park ... Main Street every day until Jan ... “I’m excited to see families having fun in Rockingham County this holiday season.”.

Village of Dalton celebrates the holidays with a festival parade

Wooster Daily Record 05 Dec 2021
4, to watch the village's annual Holidays Festival parade ... Holidays Festival parade.

Lowcountry Arts and Events

The Post and Courier 05 Dec 2021
Main Library, 68 Calhoun St., Charleston ... Saturday, Sunday and school holidays ... Main St., Summerville ... Candlelight Holiday Concert ... A Holiday Festival of Music 2021 ... The main attractions will be a visit from Santa, who will give away toys for the kids, and a performance of inspirational music and holiday favorites from gospel singer Christal Heyward.

Mid-Shore Calendar

The Star Democrat 05 Dec 2021
BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY SHOW, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Main Street Gallery, 518 Poplar St ... CASH BINGO, Bay Country Moose Lodge, 6154 Main St., Queenstown ... ARTIST RECEPTION, 5 to 8 p.m., Main Street Gallery, 518 Poplar St., Cambridge, “Bright and Beautiful Holiday Show.” Artists will talk about their work and give a demonstration.

Aiken Symphony Orchestra to hold concerts Dec. 11 and 14

The Post and Courier 05 Dec 2021
The Aiken Symphony Orchestra is celebrating the Christmas season with two holiday concerts. The orchestra, under the leadership of Maestro Donald Portnoy, will first present its annual “Home for the HolidaysChristmas Pops concert at 7.30 p.m ... 11, on the main stage of the Etherredge Center on the campus of USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway.

A short history of Christmas origins and customs

The Citizens' Voice 05 Dec 2021
In fact, during the early years of Christianity, Easter was the main holiday, considered much more important than the birth of Jesus ... The holiday has its roots in these festivals ... The actual celebration of the birth of Jesus as a holiday did not take place until the fourth century (about 326 A.D., according to records) when Pope Julius I chose Dec.

ELDER: This is a great time to get reconnected

The Citizens 05 Dec 2021
Now that the Thanksgiving holiday is past, my wife and I have started watching a few Christmas movies, especially the newer ones offered up on the Hallmark Channel ... In some cases, the holidays are our main opportunity to reconnect with folks from whom we’ve been separated by distance, busy-ness, or issues which have strained our relationship.

Shippers ready for big season

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 05 Dec 2021
PORTLAND, Maine . The last holiday season was far from the most wonderful time of the year for the U.S ...

Chabad of Florence invites community to Chanukah Menorah Lighting

Burlington County Times 05 Dec 2021
Show Caption. Hide Caption. Menorah lightings mark start of Hannukah. The National Hannukah Menorah was lit outside the White House on Sunday night, and a 36-foot tall Menorah was lit in New York as Jews around the world celebrated the first night of Hannukah ... Holiday cheer? You can find it here! ... Medford Pride is back on Main Street.

Medford Pride is back on Main Street

Burlington County Times 04 Dec 2021
MEDFORD - For some, the holidays can be a drag, but this year Medford Pride on Main is giving the saying a whole new meaning returning with a line up of winter festivities for all residents to enjoy ... 10, Medford Pride on Main is back in downtown Medford kicking things off with a holiday drag show at Studio 67 from 7 to 9 p.m.