Merry Days & Jolly NightsPete Hary2021-11-10T18:35:49+00:00
Merry Days & Jolly Nights
November 26th – December 24th
November 26th – Christmas Tree Lighting at the Parade Plaza from 5pm-6pm
On November 26th, we will light the City Christmas tree in the Parade Plaza
We will have musical performances from 5pm – 6pm
Santa Claus & Mrs. Claus will arrive on a lighted Jeep and lead the Holiday Parade down Bank Street at 5:30 pm
The Christmas Tree lighting will take place at 6 pm. Santa and Mrs. Claus will light the Christmas tree.
Shoreline Ringers bell choir will perform at 6pm
December 4th – Lighting of the Menorah at the Parade Plaza (time tbd)
December 11th – Live nativity at the Parade Plaza from 1pm -3pm
The City, ADNL / Asociación de Dominicanos de New London and Church of the City will present a live nativity with real animals. Stop by the parade plaza from 1 pm -3pm. The Three Kings will be accepting donations of non-perishable food for the soup kitchen.
The Community Choir sponsored by THE Church will perform.
December 18th – Holiday music in downtown New London
Walk downtown and shop while hearing holiday music being performed throughout our streets.
December 26th – January 1st
Children can pick up a free Kwanzaa activity book at downtown business.
Downtown New London Holiday Passbook for businesses
The Holiday Passbook is a booklet that customers can get stamped after they make a $25 purchase at each business.
There is no cost to participate for the business or the customer.
The business agrees to stamp customers’ passbook after they spend $25 at your business.
To participate, businesses must email their logo to Barbara J. Neff by Friday, Nov 12that noon.
When a customer completes their passbook they will turn them in at any participating business. I will pick them up on the week of Dec 27th – Dec 30, 2021
The winner of the drawing will be announced on Dec 31st, 2021.
Opening Reception Friday, November 19th at 7pm
Hygienic Art’s Annual Holiday Show, “Art=Gift” is back! This year’s show features handcrafted, affordable art by local and regional artists.
Showcasing special pieces with gift-giving in mind, all works are priced to be especially affordable for the holiday season.
Art=Gift includes a wide array of exquisite art including: