Schedule of Events (updated December 6 @ 10:36am)

 

Saturday, December 7, 2019

All events subject to change without notice.
The calendar will be updated as needed until the day of the event. Please continue to check in.

      
9:30am Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive at the Essex Ferry dock where they will greet children and families! They will have a sweet treat for the kids, too! Location:
Essex Ferry Dock
 

 
10:00am
to
2:00pm
Please support our local Essex businesses:
Belden Noble Library
The Cupola House (3rd Hand Antiques)
Essex Community Church
The Essex Inn
Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness
Ping Pink Antiques and Café
ReNew

Erin Hall Studio
Spring Hill Farm
Hobogear
Favorite Place on Earth
Thistle Tulla Creations
Wood's Turn
Winterwood
Essex Glass
Kathy Scott & Julie Warren
North County SPCA
Reber Rock Farm
Peak a View Crafts
Prairie Skies Tie Dye
Makers Guild, Inc.
Seven Flowers of Luxury
Champlain Area Trails
Viking Rose Catering
American Images

Location:
All vendors will be located inside the beautiful and spacious CFES Center, located directly behind the Essex Post Office.


  
9:45am Santa and Mrs. Claus (thanks to the volunteers of the Essex Fire Department) are taken away in a fire truck to the Essex Fire Department for a free pancake breakfast for the public! Location:
Essex Ferry Dock to
Essex Fire Department
 

 
9:45am
to
11:00am
Come join us for a FREE pancake breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus! (Thanks to the Essex F&A Masons, Drew Reithel of the Willsboro Diner and the volunteers of the Essex Fire Department) Location:
Essex Fire Department



12:00pm
to
2:00pm
Make Your Own Ornament

Come to the CFES Foyer and use your creativity to create a magical and fun ornament for your Christmas tree!

Location:
Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness



10:00 am
to
2:30pm
Annual Christmas bake and craft sale
We hope you may be able to join us at the Essex Community Church. A hot lunch with soup, assorted bread varieties, beverage and dessert will be held from 11:30-1:30 PM. While there, stop by our sale tables, featuring hand crafted items, baked foods, fudge, and more. Enjoy visiting with friends while relaxing in a warm room to the sound of music in the background.

Location:
Essex Community Church



10:00am
to
4:00pm
Belden Noble Library Silent Auction
Come bid on an amazing array of local goods, craft and services and help support our local library in the process!

Location:
Belden Noble Library


  
12:00pm
to
2:00pm
Gingerbread Cookie decorating!
Back by popular demand this year is this amazing event that allows kids to decorate gingerbread cookie boys and girls.

This event made possible thanks to a Stewarts Holiday Match grant!
Click the image below for complete details on this program.



THANK YOU!
Location:
Lake Champlain
Yoga & Wellness
 

 
Hungry for lunch? Grab a bite to eat at one of these locations:

Essex Community Church (11:30am - 1:30pm)
Pink Pig Café (open all day serving breakfast, too!)


 
11:00am
and
1:00pm
Lakeside School Puppet Show (FREE)
Come join the faculty and staff of the Lakeside Waldorf School as they share a wonderful tale of adventure. This event will sure to please and activate the imagination of all ages!
Location:
Town Hall Meeting Room
 

 
12:00pm
to
12:30pm
Reindeer Fun Run for Kids around Beggs Point
This year's race returns to the classic format that you all know and love! We will start and finish the race at  Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness. Interested in showing off your holiday speed? We'll see you at the starting line! Bring your sneakers and let's have some fun!



THANK YOU to CFES BRILLIANT PATHWAYS FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE WITH THIS ACTIVITY! Click on the image below to learn more about this Essex-based business!


Location:
In front of
Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness
 

 
2:00pm
to
2:30pm
Local author and illustrator Steven Kellogg will present a program in the library featuring his latest book "Word Pirates" (and it will be on sale with all proceeds going to the Essex Library!). Steven will draw some of the characters who pop up during the stories, including an elusive cat and a freedom-loving goose. Books will be available, and the proceeds from all sales will benefit our library.

Come early as seating is limited!



Location:
Belden Noble Library




  


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