The holiday season is here and that means local communities are ushering in the season with Christmas tree lightings and other town festivities.
COVENTRY â€” The annual town tree-lighting with caroling will take place at Coventry Town Hall on Wednesday, Dec 6.
Santa Claus will arrive at around 6:45 p.m. and there will be photo opportunities with Santa after the tree lighting.
In case of snow, the ceremony will be pushed to Thursday, Dec.7, at 6:30 p.m.
For more information, call the Coventry Parks and Recreation Department at 860-742-4068.
Saturday, Dec. 9
HEBRON â€” A model train exhibit will be on display starting at 2 p.m. at the Old Town Hall.
A Jingle Bell Fun Run will follow at 2:30 p.m. Costumes are optional.
At 3 p.m., the Douglas Library will have hot cocoa, arts, crafts, stories and music. Santa and Mrs. Claus will make their way down Route 66 to the library via fire truck at 4 p.m.
The tree-lighting ceremony kicks off at the library at 4:30 p.m., featuring a musical performance by the RHAM Choral Group.
Saturday, Dec. 16
ANDOVER â€” The town libraryâ€™s annual holiday celebration will take place at the Andover Public Library from noon to 2 p.m.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit the library for photographs with children.
Meanwhile, Tony Susi will perform a holiday concert.
Cookies will be served. Event is free to all.
For more information, call the library at 860-742-7428.