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Christmas in Essex Day

December 13, 2014

The annual Christmas in Essex event will take place on Saturday, December 13, 2014. It’s a one day, all day event in Essex, New York celebrating the holidays!

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Schedule of Events

Saturday, December 13, 2014

(All events subject to change without notice. For most up-to-date information see

9:00 am – 3:00 pm HOLIDAY VENDORS located at Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness and (as needed) Town Hall
Includes: jewelry, ornaments, biscotti, maple syrup, Champlain Area Trails, wovens, Essex doodles, photography, paintings, wreaths, baked goods, pottery, glass, hot cider, snacks and local crafts

Visit local shops: Pink Pig, Neighborhood Nest, Essex Ice Cream Café, Cupola House, Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness, ReNew, Essex Inn (dinner available)

9:30 am Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive at Essex Ferry dock where they will greet children and families

9:45 am Essex Fire Department transports Santa and Mrs. Claus from the Essex Ferry dock to the Essex Fire Station

9:45 am – 11:00 am Free pancake breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Essex Fire Station
Pick up your scavenger hunt card here!

9:30 am – 3:00 pm Fabulous Holiday Photo Booth – Essex Ice Cream Café
Get your picture taken and enjoy baked goods, specialty coffee drinks (peppermint lattées), hot cider, hot cocoa and fire pit

10:00 am – 5:00 pm Essex Christmas Art Show – Adirondack Art Association
View and purchase art from local artists and sample some delicious hot cocoa

10:00 am – 4:00 pm Belden Noble Library Silent Auction

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Reindeer Fun Run for Kids around Beggs Point (start & finish at Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness)

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus (Essex Ice Cream Café)

2:00 pm Town Tree Lighting with Christmas music/sing along from Willsboro CSD students
Santa and Mrs. Claus will travel across the street and light the Town Tree (located in front of Town Hall). Join us and local carolers as we celebrate the symbol of the season!

2:30 pm Local author Steven Kellogg reads his book Pinkerton Behave! at the Belden Noble Library (will sell and autograph copies—all proceeds benefit library)

3:15 pm 2014 Holiday Cookie Contest hosted by the Pink Pig

3:00 pm – 9:00 pm Enjoy a delicious meal at the Essex Inn

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm  CEVE Happy Hour at the Essex Inn
Come enjoy some spirits with good friends and neighbors! Cash bar, $5 for snacks.

7:00 pm Anne Hills and Michael Smith in concert at the Grange. Two of the best singer-songwriters around in a special and rare performance together. Tickets: $12 / under 18, $6. The Grange will be collecting donations of cash, toiletries and non-perishable food for local food banks at this show. More info at


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