A message from the Clinton Chamber of Commerce:
The Clinton Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with several civic organizations and individuals, will host the 17th annual Christmas in Clinton on Sunday, December 2. Most activities run continuosly from 2pm to 5pm in downtown Clinton, centered around Post Office Square and Main Street. See below for a handy chart and schedule of the events.
A variety of free events are planned for kids and adults.
For the kids, some of the many activities include an Electric Train Exhibit at the Pierson School lawn, a Santa's Workshop at the 1630 House, Face Painting at the Holy Advent Church, and a special exhibit from Meig's Point Nature Center in front of the Pierson School, co-sponsored by UBS Financial Services and Clinton Insurance Center.
There will be a soup cook-off at Malone’s Coffee House, 10 West Main Street.
Several area churches will be participating. First Church of Christ Congregational will be open hosting the Gingerbread House Contest and a Living Nativity. Church of the Holy Advent will host Face Painting along with an Open House including hospitality and music. Church of the Open Door will have popcorn, music and hospitality.
The Lions Club will light luminaries along Main Street. Clinton Historical Society (Old Brick) will be open from 3pm to 6pm as will the Stanton House.
The Clinton Chamber of Commerce will be open for hospitality and refreshments. In the Chamber’s conference room, the Pretty Committee will host ornament decorating for children.
The Coffee Break on East Main Street will be open for hospitality and visits with Mr. and Mrs. Claus.
Andrews Memorial Town Hall will be open for many activities including a Craft Fair sponsored by Shoreline Community Women, a Tree and Wreath Sale sponsored by the Clinton Arbor Garden Club, and the 4:45pm Tree Lighting and Community Sing-A-Long with a visit by Santa.
At 4pm, there is a Holiday Dinner sponsored and held at the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department.
Clubs, businesses and religious organizations interested in participating should call the chamber office at 860-669-3889 or email email@example.com.
LOCATION and EVENTSTown Hall
Craft FairTree and Wreath Sale Community Sing-A-Long A Visit By Santa Tree Lighting (at 4:45pm)Chamber of CommerceSailing Masters Fife & Drum Ornament Craft-Making for KidsChurch of the Holy AdventHospitality and Music Face PaintingPost Office SquareFood Truck Vendors Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt Ice Sculpture by Pedro Cazassa, chef at Water's Edge1630 HouseSanta's Workshop
Pierson SchoolMeig's Point Nature Center Exhibit
Electric Train Exhibit Games sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 7 Rudolph Frank's Pizza Truck Hot Chocolate and CiderStanton HouseOpen for HospitalityClinton Police DepartmentToys for Tots Collection CenterMalone's Coffee ShopSoup Cook-OffCongregational ChurchGingerbread House Contest Living NativityClinton Historical Society's "Old Brick"Open for HospitalityChurch of the Open DoorPopcorn, Music and HospitalityThe Coffee BreakOpen for Hospitality and to meet Mr. & Mrs. ClausAlong Main StreetLuminaries Methodaires Barber Shop QuartetFire DepartmentHoliday Dinner (starting at 4pm) Display of Fire Prevention Poster Contest