• Merry Maple Celebrates 40th year

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    Name: Merry Maple Celebrates 40th year
    Date: December 2, 2016
    Time: 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM EST
    Event Description:
    Join the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce and Light the Night in Amherst

    The Merry Maple Celebration on the Town Common

    Friday, December 2, 2016
    3:00 -6:30 pm

                                         Merry Maple Festival
    3:00 pm - Fire Station Open House: Visit the Amherst Fire Department and experience a life-size fire engine with all its bells and whistles. The Amherst Police Department will give kids an opportunity to check out a genuine Amherst police cruiser, also enjoy face painting too!
    4:00 - 6:00 pm - Hay rides: by Muddy Brook Farm (Town Common)
    4:30 - 5:30 pm - Craft Room: Face painting and craft for the kids. (Town Room in Town Hall)

    4:30 pm - Amherst Regional Middle School Chorus (front steps of Amherst Town Hall)

    4:45 pm - Lighting of the Merry Maple tree by the Amherst BID! (Town Common)

    5:30 pm - Minuteman Marching Band parade:  Santa will be escorted by the Amherst  Fire Department.  Sing-a-longs and loads of fun for everyone.

    6:30 pm - Visit with Santa: March to Amherst Historical Museum, at the Strong House (located next to the Jones Library) and have your  picture taken with Santa and enjoy cookies.

    The Amherst Area Chamber and the Amherst Business Improvement District presents the annual Merry Maple celebration on December 2, 2016.
    Please come join us during the traditional lighting of the downtown tree on the Amherst Commons. 

    The Amherst Fire Station will have an open house, followed by hay rides from Muddy Brook Farms, crafts in the Amherst Town Hall for children, the  Amherst Regional Middle School Chorus will join us on the front steps of the Town Hall and warm the air with holidays songs. All can enjoy the UMass Marching Band followed by the big moment, the tree lighting.

    Hot Apple Cider Doughnuts and will be sold by the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, donated by Atkins Farms Country Market.

    413-253-0700 or E-Mail kim@amherstarea.com

    Presenting Sponsor
    Community Sponsors

    Amherst Town Common/Town Room
    Date/Time Information:
    December 2, 2016
    3:00 - 6:30 PM
    Contact Information:
    Free to the public

    Cider and doughnuts can be purchased.
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