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'Tis the season to celebrate in the Camden-Rockland Region

Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018

When the snow starts to fly, our towns really start to sparkle, and communities in the Camden-Rockland Region present special events to herald in the holidays. Be sure to check out these offerings with the whole family, and also check our Events Calendar, which features many individual events hosted by Chamber members throughout the holiday season!


Festival of Lights - November 23-25, 2018

The world's largest lobster trap tree, a stunning parade of lights down Main Street, festive shopping, and Santa's workshop are just a few of the highlights of Rockland Main Street's Festival of Lights. For the full schedule, visit https://www.rocklandmainstreet.org/listing/festival-of-lights/


Yuletide in St. George -  November 23-24, 2018

Holiday bazaars and craft fairs abound, plus the Marshall Point Lighthouse and Museum Gift Shop will be open. For more information, visit http://www.stgeorgebusinessalliance.com/


Christmas by the Sea - November 30-December 2, 2018

A glowing parade in downtown Camden, many opportunities to visit with Santa, shopping, music, and more will greet you in the Camden-Rockport-Lincolnville area. For the full schedule, visit https://www.camdenmaineexperience.com/content/events/christmas_by_the_sea_schedule

Living Christmas Tree - November 30-December 2, 2018

The 22nd annual Living Christmas Tree returns to Thomaston the weekend of November 30, with a performance of “The Glory of Christmas” by Lloyd Larson. The Tree’s community chorus will sing at Thomaston Baptist Church on Friday at 7:00PM, Saturday and Sunday at 4:00PM. This event is free of charge, while donations to assist toward the cost of the performance are appreciated. FMI, visit https://www.camdenrockland.com/news/living-christmas-tree-returns-to-thomaston-nov-30-dec-2


Christmas in the Country - December 2, 2018 

Gather at Union Common for caroling around the bonfire, cookies and cocoa, and of course, Santa. https://www.camdenrockland.com/area-events/christmas-in-the-country


Day of Giving - December 8, 2018

Shop Local, Support Many! You can support local businesses and local charities all while doing some holiday shopping. Participating merchants and service providers in Belfast, Camden, Rockport and Rockland will donate a percentage of their sales from December 8, 2018 to United Midcoast Charities. For more information, visit https://unitedmidcoastcharities.org/event/day-of-giving2018/

Holiday on the Harbor - December 8, 2018 

The heart of Rockport village streets will be dotted with luminaria, while music and dining specials abound. The evening is punctuated by an amazing fireworks display over the harbor. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/RockportHoliday/