8th annual town hall tree lighting event scheduled for Saturday, December 4
The Middleborough Tourism Board and the May Flower Masonic Lodge will host the 8th Annual Middleborough Town Hall Christmas Tree Lighting and the first-ever Christmas Market Festival on Saturday 4th December in the town hall ballroom.
The festivities will begin at noon with a variety of vendors selling their holiday items. In addition to the vendor showcase, this free event will feature holiday treats and a special guest, Santa Claus. Enter your name in one of the free draws for a chance to win a Christmas door prize. The countdown to the lighting of the tree will begin at 4:45 p.m. and the festivities will end at 5:00 p.m. Plan to stay the day or come and go as you please.
Host groups will be collecting toys for toddlers, so bring a new unwrapped toy to donate.
Middleborough Town Hall is located at 10 Nickerson Avenue, Middleborough. The ballroom is located on the second floor. For more information, contact us at [email protected], visit us at www.discovermiddleborough.com, visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/MiddleboroToday, or call 774-766-6399.
Local honey producer Akers Apiary at Sip & Stroll Mini Series on December 4th
Steven Akers of Akers Apiary has been shortlisted for Sip and Stroll: A Mini Series, which will take place on December 4 outside on the patio of the Alley Theater at Burt Wood School in Middleboro.
Steven is a small beekeeper with beehives in Middleborough, Carver and Plympton. It offers pollination services, honeycombs and honey.
Back by demand from Poplars, this Sip & Stroll event will feature 18 vendors. Typically, Sip & Stroll events feature more than 60 vendors. This “Mini Series” version of our full-scale event starts at 12:30 pm and ends at 3:30 pm. Free admission.
The New England Bartending Service offers a full bar. Raffles will be available.
Proceeds from the booth go towards the Burt Wood School of Performing Arts scholarships for students to study the arts.
The All That Glitters holiday shopping experience in Lakeville is scheduled for December 3-4
The Lakeville Arts Council invites local residents to shop at the annual All That Glitters Holiday Shopping Experience craft event on Friday, December 3 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, December 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Loon Pond Lodge at Ted Williams Park, 28th Street, Lakeville.
A cash bar will be offered to shoppers on Friday evening with holiday musical entertainment by Blake Gorman of Lakeville. Blake had fun at this year’s arts and music festival playing rock, pop, country / folk; original songs and songs by various artists.
On Saturday you will experience Bela Sarkozy Jr.’s instrumental guitar performing with more holiday music to keep you in the holiday spirit with a variety of his jazz style that involves swing, Latin and pop.
Artisans in attendance will be selling their unique crafts at this special event, such as acrylic paints, cards, handcrafted metal art, photography, stoneware pottery, woven items, knitted items , fused glass dishes and jewelry, jams, jelly, dried herbs, wooden signs and wooden Christmas decorations, decoys, doorstops, resin mosaics, woodburned pizza paddles, dog supplies and cats, a variety of quilts, CBD ointments, soaps and balms, among many other items to give as gifts for someone special or maybe for yourself.
Nemasket River Productions to Host Holiday Themed Fundraiser on December 10th
Nemasket River Productions is set to host its annual holiday fundraiser, Christmas Comedy and Night of Mystery, on Friday, December 10 at the Town Hall Ballroom.
Doors open at 7 p.m., show from 8 p.m. Tickets are $ 40, which includes a buffet dinner from Lorenzo’s and The Hideaway and a cash bar. Tickets available through EventBrite on the NRP website, www.nemasketriverproductions.com. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.
The NRP’s December 10 fundraiser features the New Bedford-born Prince of Mystery, whose show combines comedy, music, dance, spoken word and magic. The Prince flips traditional magic on his head. You’ll never look at a magician the same way again.
Home for the vacation with The Voice star Kristen Merlin scheduled for December 18
On Saturday, December 18, Kristen Merlin of The Voice will perform a mix of favorite holiday songs and popular songs at a festive event called Home for the Holidays.
The event is sponsored by Muckey’s Liquors in Lakeville. Proceeds will go towards scholarships for LGBTQ students at the Burt Wood School of Performing Arts.
The New England Bar Service will feature a full bar and drinks made from SuperGay and Rhodium Spirits, two small LGBTQ-owned businesses. Muckey’s is a distributor of these brands and will carry gift bags, gift baskets containing these products to support the LGBTQ community and a scratch card board. Tickets for the tableau are on sale now at Muckey’s in Lakeville until December 18th.
Tanya V. Neslusan, Managing Director of Mass Equality – Education Fund, will share a few words on the importance of supporting the LGBTQ community. Drag queen Genesis will kick off the show.
Tickets are $ 35 per person, the show starts at 9 p.m. (The first show is sold out.) The Alley Theater is located at 133 Center Street in Middleboro. Free parking at Middleboro Town Hall. Limited places. Email [email protected] for a table.