2019 Lighting of the Merry MapleName: 2019 Lighting of the Merry MapleDate: December 6, 2019Time: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM ESTEvent Description:The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce and the Amherst Business Improvement District invite you to ring in the holiday season with the Amherst community.
Schedule of Events
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMFire Station Open House
4:00 – 5:00 PMStorytelling with Mia Cabana, Jones Library’s Head of Youth Services at Amherst Books (2 Sessions beginning at 4:00 & 4:30PM)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PMWagon Rides at the Town Common by Muddy Brook Farm & Crafts with Amherst Leisure Services
4:30 PMLive Performance by Members of the Amherst Regional Middle School Chorus
5:00 PMMerry Maple Tree Lighting
5:15 PMUMass Minuteman Marching Band and Santa Arrive
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMPhotos with Santa at the Amherst History Museum (Strong House)
Throughout the evening make sure not to miss…
- The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce selling Hot Chocolate and Atkins Cider Doughnuts.
- The Amherst Business Improvement District with information about #RedTicketMonth and Downtown 20% Off Day.
- TDBank handing out warm elf hats to celebrate the occasion!
- Steve Lewis Subaru and Cooley Dickinson Hospital with information about this year’s “Share with the Love” event.
- Winter Crafting with the UMass Education Club.
- Santa coming to Town thanks to the help of the Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan, Amherst Police Department, and Amherst Fire Department.
- A visit Amherst LSSE’s Flakey the Snowman.
After the festivities STAY DOWNTOWN and #EatLocal #DrinkLocal and #SupportLocal.