The Old Colony YMCA branches i will be hosting a Healthy Kids Day on Saturday April 22nd . Healthy Kids Day is free community event designed to connect local families with information and resources which support healthy family habits, and help build happier, healthier kids!
The Easton Lion’s Annual Holiday Festival will be held (rain or shine or snow) Saturday December 3rd from 10 am to 6 pm ( Talent Show at 7pm in Oakes Ames Hall) and Sunday December 4th from 12 noon to 5 pm.
It includes a very popular Arts & Crafts Fair in Oakes Ames Memorial Hall both days, live entertainment outside, food, games, rides, parades and a kids show and Holiday Parades on Sunday.
North Easton Savings Bank is our premier sponsor again this year along with many other local businesses.
The Farmer’s Daughter – Holiday Festival in Downtown Easton
Saturday, December 03, 2016, 10:00 – 17:00 New This Year: The Farmer’s Daughter is having a Holiday Festival in Downtown Easton on Saturday, December 3rd. There will be signature cocktails, kid’s hot cocoa bar, complimentary hor d’oeuvres and a Lions Club raffle. In the space next to the Farmer’s Daughter there will be an area set-up and open to the public!
Family Rides and Games
Saturday, December 03, 2016, 10:00 – 17:00 Trackless Train – FREE for all thanks to our Sponsor
Creative World Children’s Learning Center Take a ride on the ever-popular trackless-train, jump in the bouncy houses, enjoy a hayride around the historic district, play carnival games (12-4), and hamburgers, hot dogs, chili, popcorn, fried dough, and french fries. Prices for each are paid by 1-5 tickets. Buy tickets for $1 each at the ticket booth on Barrows and Main St. Festival Food Stands
Saturday, December 03, 2016, 10:00 – 17:00 Sponsored by our friends at Boston’s Best Coffee Come enjoy some great festival food, from hamburgs and hot dogs to fried dough and french fries, warm hot chocolate, water and soda all prepared by the Easton Lions Club! Prices for each are paid by 1-5 tickets. Buy tickets for $1 each at the ticket booth on Barrows and Main St.
Arts and Crafts Fair
Come join the crafters inside Oakes Ames Memorial Hall and enjoy two floors of beautiful arts and crafts and displays of finely crafted wares. Great shopping with an incredible array of gifts for family and friends.
Ames Free Library and Queset House
oks, movies, magazines, board games and more with the whole family. Browse the art of Eveline Johnson and Jessica Lazarus. At the Queset House build young imaginations with the LEGO Club 10:00-12:00, show off your gaming skills at Teen Gaming 1:00-4:30, and support all the library offers by picking up a book for a friend in the Friends of the Library Book Sale.
Williams Family Entertainment Tent – Live Music
Saturday, December 03, 2016, 12:00 – 16:00 Sponsored by Avery Lee Williams Family TrustCome enjoy local artists performing throughout the afternoon. 12:00 – 3:00 T.B.D. – Holiday Selections from D.J. 3:00 – 4:00 George Deliyiannis 4:00 – 6:00 Steve George
Rockery Lighting Ceremony with Santa
Saturday, December 03, 2016, 17:00 – 18:00 Join Santa as he arrives on his big Red Fire Truck and help kick-off the holiday season with lights and music at the Rockery! The lights will turn on each evening in December from about 4:30 to 10:00 pm. Playing time of show is about 20 minutes and starts every half-hour. Lights and music arranged by John Lamar & Charlie Dresing.
Holly Fair and Breakfast with Santa
Sunday, December 04, 2016, 08:00 – 13:00 Breakfast with Santa goes from 8:00am to 12:00pm, tickets available at the door. The Fair is free to all! Come take a chance on fabulous raffle baskets and the Snowflake Raffle; enjoy the delicious cookie stroll, homemade jams & pickles, and the buck-a-bag for kids.
In the Parish Center Great Room (Building to the right side of church)
Holly Fair: Free entry
Breakfast Tickets: $5 per person or $20 per family
As part of the Village Festival of Lights, the Annual Holiday Parade, with Santa Claus leading the way, will start at 1:00 pm (assembly begins at 12:30 pm) at the Easton Village Shoppes/Washington Plaza (Corner of Rte. 138 – Washington Street- and Main Street). The parade runs down Main St through the Rockery and ends past the library on North Main St.
If you, your family, your group or organization would like to participate with your business vehicle, a float, a decorated car, truck, wagon, bicycle, just march in, or whatever, you would be most welcome! This is an opportunity to be imaginative and get your business or group in front of townspeople. If you have questions, need help or want to participate and don’t know how, please contact Anne Martin or Holiday Festival Chair Jon Morgan, (508‐982-0990-cell, HolidayFestival@eastonlions.org).
The Festival of Trees 2016 opens on Saturday, November 26th . and runs through Sunday, December 11th . Stroll through the beautiful display of decorated Christmas trees while enjoying a festive holiday cocktail or a bite to eat from the Easton Country Club’s pub style menu. (Food and drink available daily throughout the Festival). Take in a hay ride or walk the grounds of this pristine country club to make this a truly memorable event. Check out all the Christmas Holiday events on the South Shore
November 26th – December 11th
Thursdays and Fridays: 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
*Saturday, December 3rd is KIDS’ DAY
Kids’ Day hours are from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Festival hours are from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m.
KIDS GO FREE
(12 years and under)
$7 / person
TREASURES FOR THE HOLIDAYS
SUNDAY 11/27 | 2-6 PM
For those of you looking for something unusual to give as a gift or even to treat yourself, this is where to be! We have eight unusual high-quality local crafters displaying their creations.
Coldbrooke Pottery, Landerholm, Made With Love Jewelry, Paint Rust & Pixie Dust, Rose Hill Garden, Strangewood, Touchstone Crystal by Swarovski.
SATURDAY 12/3 | 11:00 – 2PM
Kids & Adults Admission $5
We agree that nothing’s better than being a kid during the holidays, and to prove it we’ve put aside 3 special hours during the Festival dedicated just for them! Our Kids’ Day will be chock full of fun activities that every child loves, including a craft station, a cookie station, a tattoo station, a balloon artist, and raffle prizes. Plus, Boston radio personality Baltazar has generously donated a photo booth for kids to take their own crazy s”elf”ies! Even Santa himself is putting time aside from checking the list twice and coming to Kids’ Day…what a great photo opportunity! And to help us remember our furry friends this holiday season, Rocco the Mascot from the Massachusetts Vest-A-Dog organization will be making a special appearance. One admission price includes all of the above and admission to the tree festival, and early online registration earns your child a free ornament upon entry. So don’t let your child miss this exciting event or you’ll be on someone’s naughty list!
WEDNSDAY 11/30 | 6:30 – 10PM
For those of you crafty people interested in a fun evening out for holiday enjoyment with your friends, painting a holiday scene from 7-10pm to either give as gifts or keep for your own enjoyment. Heather Martin will lead the paint party! Tickets must be purchased in advance at the following link: CLICK TO PURCHASE TICKETS
GINGERBREAD HOUSE MAKING WORKSHOP
TUESDAY 12/6 | 6:30 – 10PM
Add a little spice to your holiday this season by registering for our Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop! Using our professionally pre-made frames will take our the aggravation and leave in the fun of creating the gingerbread house of your dreams. Complete with a delicious array of icing, candies, and colorful treats, this workshop will leave you with a perfectly personalized centerpiece for you table and some lasting sweet memories. CLICK TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Remember the days when you put on your Sunday best and hopped in the Olds for a cruise around town to check out holiday decorations? Well on Saturday December 10th you’ll be able to relive those memories right here at the Festival of Trees! Come listen to the harmony of Victorian Christmas Carolers, view the nostalgic display of Vintage Holiday cards, and admire the impressive collection of Antique Cars, compliments of the Old Colony Model T Club. At 3:00 the Easton Historical Society’s Ed Hands will be speaking on the history of the Easton Country Club property. So step out of the hectic present day and take a walk with us back to a time when life was simple and beautiful.
HOLIDAY MUSIC BY MARY PARKER AND GERRY GOTCHALK
FRIDAY 12/9 | 6-8 PM
Gerry Gotschalk and Mary Parker will be performing a perfect background of holiday music for strolling through the aisles of beautifully decorated Christmas trees….and for choosing your favorite!
Gerry is most remembered for his long and successful position as “house pianist” at Christo’s in Brockton. He is currently free lancing and sharing his talents along with Mary at other local events.
Mary is also a familiar face because of her many years of performance with her own trio and with well known Boston based big bands. Along with entertaining, she is currently enjoying her teaching position at the Stedfast School of Music and Arts in North Easton.
Easton Country Club
265 Purchase Street
South Easton, MA 02375
The Old Colony YMCA will be hosting fall festival at their locations on Columbus Day Monday October 10th . Bring along your family and friends and join them for an Open House Celebration of all things fun and fall! ALL DAY – Membership Savings Join and you’ll receive the rest of October FREE and we’ll waive the joiner’s fee), Raffles and Giveaways
and so much more!
FALL THEME CRAFTS
FAMILY #SELFIE STATION
DELICIOUS SNACKS & REFRESHMENTS
JUMBO FAMILY GAMES
FAMILY TEAM BUILDING
OUTDOOR FAMILY ACTIVITIES
WATER SAFETY DEMO
AND SO MUCH MORE!
BRANCH SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES
Mini pumpkin patch
A surprise visitor
Special character visit
9-11am – Family Play Unit Staffed (ages 6-10)
9:30-10:30am – Family Zumba (all ages)
9 –10:30am – Field Games (ages 8-12) (weather permitting or loft)
South Shore and Old Colony YMCA branches i will be hosting a Healthy Kids Day on Saturday April 30th. Healthy Kids Day is free community event designed to connect local families with information and resources which support healthy family habits, and help build happier, healthier kids! Moms Shopping Survey Earn Amazon gift card and more
South Shore YMCA branches
Quincy & Hanover
Join us for an afternoon of fun at our 24th Anniversary of YMCA Healthy Kids Day events, taking place Saturday, April 30th from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at our Quincy and Emilson Branches! YMCA Healthy Kids Day is a free, community event that features fun, family friendly and educational activities designed to promote healthy kids and families. Registration required