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HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS IN PENINSULA
A. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2—CANDLELIGHT WALK AND TREE LIGHTING
a. The tree, from Heritage Farms, will be lit on the Bronson Green at 6:00PM. Music will be provided by the Woodridge High School Rhapsody Singers and select singers from Kent Roosevelt High School. They will then move into the Bronson church for a program of Christmas and holiday music.
b. Then explore the streets, illuminated by luminaries, as you visit the following shops which will be open for the evening: Peninsula Art Academy, Trail Mix, Purplebrown Farm Store, Crooked Kettle Popcorn Shop, Pedago Electric Bikes, and Century Cycles. The choirs will also be caroling as they walk around the Village. Keep an eye out for front doors which might be decorated for the Peninsula Door Decorating Contest.
c. The Peninsula Foundation will be hosting "Handcrafted for the Holidays" from 5:00PM to 8:00PM in the Historic building located at 1685 Main Street (formerly, Yellow Creek Trading Company). This unique shopping experience will include local purveyors of food, craft, and art with one of a kind hand-crafted items. Other shopping opportunities will take place on Saturdays, December 4 and 11, from 10:00AM to 5:00PM and Sundays, December 5 and 12 from Noon to 5:00PM.
d. The Peninsula Library will be showing the movie, "Christmas in Connecticut" at 6:30PM. Also, at the library, see the 16th annual Mini Tree Display and purchase raffle tickets for the tree of your choice. (Tickets are $3 each and five for $10) The drawing will be held on December 20. (Masks required please.)
B. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4—COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS BAZAAR
A wonderful opportunity to see the Historic Boston Township Hall when the Boston Township Trustees host the Community Christmas Bazaar which will run from 10:00AM to 3:00PM An excellent bazaar to pick up gift items which include handmade, repurposed and vintage items along with baked goods and warm beverages.
C. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11—REINDEER DAY
Live reindeer will be behind the Bronson Church from 11:30AM to 2:30PM. Join in the reindeer fun by purchasing Rudolph antlers for $3. Additionally, there will be a sing-a-long in front of the Bronson church at Noon and 1:30PM. Costumed characters will also be present.
BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY MEMORIES CAN BE MADE IN THE HISTORIC VILLAGE OF PENINSULA.